Posts tagged cocktail wedding
Cocktail vs Sit-down Wedding Receptions: Costs Involved and Things to Consider

Planning a wedding involves endless decision making. Spring or summer? Big or small? Beachfront celebration or hinterland escape? No matter where or when you’ve decided to host your special day, one of the trickiest decisions can actually be choosing between a cocktail or sit-down wedding.

Personally, we love both options equally, although there seem to be some misconceptions out there surrounding the differences in costs and logistics for each one. So, we thought we’d talk you through each style to help you make your final decision.

If you’re currently torn between a cocktail or sit-down wedding reception, keep the below tips in mind to choose the best fit for your celebration.

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Cocktail Wedding Reception Styling Ideas & Inspiration!

Cocktail weddings have been growing in popularity over the years, and we are definitely not complaining!

With many couples now opting for the relaxed vibes of a stand-up reception for their wedding day celebrations, we’ve loved seeing some seriously beautiful cocktail events being brought to life over recent months.

These days, couples are truly letting their personalities shine through with bold colours, stylish furniture and statement decor. From lounge settings to high bars, backdrops and stools, there are so many gorgeous hire options now available to create a unique cocktail style reception that your guests will remember forever.

Today we wanted to look back at some of our recent cocktail weddings, to help you with styling ideas for your own big day. If you’re currently leaning towards a cocktail reception, keep reading for some modern styling inspiration from our very own clients!

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Real Wedding | Kirsten + Anthony | Riverwood Estate, Gold Coast Wedding Venue

Kirsten and Anthony described their wedding day as "magic"... and it's evident through these images exactly why!

From the picturesque hinterland location to THAT incredible dress, their day was filled with beautiful details that worked together in perfect harmony to transform this blank canvas into a relaxed cocktail wedding.

More images from This Day Forward below, along with the suppliers that made it all possible and some words of advice from the bride and groom!

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