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Weddings in Winnipeg magazine featured the beautiful and elegant wedding of Jill and Lee. The grey and eggplant wedding colors were so classy. Andrea and her team at Soiree Event Planning did a remarkable job creating the look. The wedding stationery complimented the decor and added the finishing touches. No detail was overlooked. The modern yet traditional wedding stationery included matching table numbers, menus, and seating chart. The tent style menus were two sided with the table number on one side and menu on the other. Thanks to Jack and Ruby Photography for capturing the images.
Thank You… Weddings in Winnipeg magazine for the Beautiful Stationery feature. It was a pleasure to provide the stationery for the Grand Wedding Showcase and working with the talented wedding and event planner Andrea Mancini from Soiree Event Planning. Thanks to Curtis Moore from Moore Photography for the awesome photography.
In So Many Words is absolutely thrilled to have won the Best Single Booth Display Award at the
Here are some photos of the booth…
I would also like to thank Yoko Chapman from Ayoko Design Inc., the design consultant who created the booth concept with me. Yoko has extraordinarily unique ideas, and incredible vision! It was fantastic, and so inspiring to work with someone with such talent and experience designing for the wedding and event industry.
NEW to In So Many Words, is this vintage-inspired Seating Chart.
Rent this one-of-a-kind cluster of vintage picture frames,
and we will create custom insert cards to match your wedding stationery design.
You can also rent our NEW elegant and decadent beaded centrepieces.
Another item exclusive to In So Many Words.
Contact us for pricing!
AND… coming VERY SOON, is the elum Letterpress line! We have had many requests for letterpress options, and know you’ll LOVE this elegant line as much as we do.
It was great to meet all the brides, grooms, friends, and family at the show. I have started to book appointments, and 2011 is filling up quickly. Book your appointment today!
Don’t forget to redeem your $10.00 off coupon from the Wonderful Wedding Show!
The Wonderful Wedding Show is January 22/23 at the Winnipeg Convention Center http://wonderfulweddingshow.com/home.php
Visit In So Many Words at Booth #631 to see a sneak peak of our new designs. Here is just one that will be featured at the show.
Be sure to stop by for your show special coupon.
I have met such wonderful people in 2010 and this is one of the perks of doing what I do. I love meeting and getting to know my clients. Looking back last year where did the time go. It was busy and fun! There were so many great stationery designs as unique as each of my clients. Stay tuned as I will be posting photos.
Congratulations to all my wonderful customers who were married in 2010 and those who are still to be married in 2011.
I had so much fun working with Larissa on her wedding stationery – invitations, table menu, table numbers, and seating chart. She was a pleasure to work with and I thank her for allowing me the opportunity to be a part of her wedding day. Larissa is one of those people, and we have all met them, that you instantly love. She is so sweet and funny. I hope you both had a fantastic day and a wonderful life together. I had the opportunity to see the banquet room at the Niakwa Country Club www.niakwacountryclub.ca and it was beautiful.
~ SPECIAL PROMOTION! ~
Confirm your booking with us for custom designed wedding invitations by
Saturday, March 27th, 2010
and we will design and create an elegant custom
WEDDING SEATING CHART
to match your one-of-a-kind wedding invitations!
(minimim order to qualify for this special promotion is $500 before taxes)
Do I really need assigned seating? Um… YES!!!
Shouldn’t guests choose where they sit? After all we are all adults?
In fact, guests often prefer assigned seating, particularly guests 50 years of age and older. Unassigned seating sounds great in theory and is one less thing to do for the event’s organizer, but unfortunately, rarely works out so well for several reasons:
– There may be a rush for the “good” seats
– It will take a lot longer for your guests to be seated as they may still be milling around while the food is being served
– Your beautiful décor will be spoiled by guests leaving their coats on chairs to reserve them
– The last few guests end up walking around looking for seats
– Couples can be split up
– Elderly guests may end up seated where they can’t see or hear anything
It can be a pretty miserable experience for guests. The larger the event, the bigger the risk you are taking with unassigned seating.
Assigning Seats or Tables?
Guests can be assigned to a table (where they can choose any seat) or assigned to a specific seat. If they are assigned a specific seat a place card is placed at the table.
You might want to put people next to people they know, or you might want to split them up a bit so they meet new people. Try to put each person next to at least one person they already know. People are more likely to get on well if they are similar ages or have similar interests. It might not be a good idea to put your ‘alternative lifestyle’ friend with the piercing and tattoos next to your 80-year-old grandmother. A little common sense goes a long way.
Generally, you should try to put families together and work colleagues together. But if you know people don’t get on, try seating them separately. It is worth breaking with tradition to have a stress free event.
Avoid mixing age groups too much. Young children should be seated with their parents. Older children can be seated with their parents or at a table together.
Try to create balanced tables, with even numbers of males and females. It is traditional to alternate male-female-male-female guests in some cultures.
Try to avoid putting guests on the same table as ex-partners, unless you are sure this is OK. Remember that every room has 4 corners!
Resist the temptation to have a ‘leftovers’ table of all the people who didn’t fit on other tables. It is probably better to distribute such guests evenly.
Seating Charts, Escort Cards, Table Numbers and Place Cards
Guests will need to know which table they are seated at so they do not have to walk around to find their place. This is done by displaying a seating chart or escort cards prominently at the entrance to the venue. Whether you prefer a seating chart or escort cards is a matter of personal preference.
Escort cards show the name and number of the table a guest is seated at. They are normally placed on a table, in alphabetical order, at the entrance to the venue.
Table numbers are placed on tables to display the number or name of the table. They should be large enough to read without having to walk right up to the table. Table number cards are usually large tent fold cards, or flat cards in a holder. Make sure they aren’t so tall that they prevent guests seeing each other over the table.
If you are feeling creative you can give tables names instead of numbers. Named tables add a bit more atmosphere and a personal touch. Possible table naming themes include: flowers, gemstones, countries, colours, actors/films/TV programs, bands/songs, cocktails, sweets/candies, a word or a phrase in a different language such as “I love you”.
Place cards are placed at each setting to ensure guests sit in the correct seats.
If you have assigned guests to seats you will need:
– seating chart, table numbers and place cards; or
– escort cards, table numbers and place cards
If you have assigned guests to tables you will need:
– seating chart and table numbers; or
– escort cards and table numbers
In So Many Words can help you out with all your Wedding Seating Plan requirements. We will also help you design and create matching table numbers, menus, place cards, seating cards and escort cards!