Gives Wedding Reception Seating Tips

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Following an article published June 19, 2013, from OnlineAthens, entitled "Tips for making seating arrangements at your wedding reception," is giving brides and wedding planners tips on creating the perfect seating arrangement.

Seating arrangements may be the most daunting task of wedding planning, whether the event is large or small. On June 19, 2013, OnlineAthens published an article entitled "Tips for making seating arrangements at your wedding reception", and is taking this article as a basis to give brides tips on creating a successful seating arrangement for wedding receptions.

From planning gifts for guests to ensuring different flavors of cake, wedding planning is a large endeavor. Many brides find that creating a seating arrangement for the reception is the source of most frustration. Before diving into planning the seating, take a look at these tips:

1.    Plan the Bridal Table First
Seat the bride, groom, and the wedding party first. Depending on the size of the party, the bride may need to add more tables.

2.    Plan the Parents’ Tables
Once the wedding party table is tackled, many brides choose to plan a parents’ table which includes both sides of the family. If there are step-parents involved, the bride may want to plan for extra tables.

3.    Friends
Planning tables for friends and their dates may be the simplest task in planning seating arrangements. Consider groups of friends and plan accordingly, mixing groups of friends with common interests or lifestyles.

4.    Kids’ Table
Many brides neglect to plan a kids’ table. If children are invited, plan to seat children at their own table, along with coloring books, games, and other activities to keep them entertained.

5.    Special Needs
If the bridal couple has friends or family with special needs, be sure to situate these people in wheelchair friendly areas near the restrooms to make the reception easy and fun for everyone. gives brides and party planners tips on creating the perfect seating arrangement for a reception, including planning the wedding party table first, planning extra tables for step-families, and accommodating guests with special needs.

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