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27th September 2018


Not so long ago we posted this blog about a hinterland soirée with a breathtaking view that will steal hearts. If that was your jam, then you’ll be glad to hear that we will delight you with another spectacular field of vision nuptial idea — rooftop wedding! Excited yet? Keep on reading to get some tips on taking this special event to the next level. Literally.

Prepare an Alternate Space

If your clients love heights and a city view, hotel rooftops could be the fail-proof place to hold their unions. But if they want something a little bit more casual and possessing of a New York party vibe, bars and restaurants’ rooftops could be the way to go. Of course, all outdoor events will need backup plans just in case the weather turns out to be not in your favour, so make sure that the site offers an alternate space. An open-air area with a canopy could be one of the solutions when choosing the wedding venue. In such a way, guests can still enjoy the heart-stopping sight the spot has to offer, yet could also provide a protection from the wind or rain which may come along.

Signature Drink Mix

To create easygoing vibes for this wedding, a cocktail party theme is definitely fitting. And what could scream cocktail more than bars? Supply classic and old-fashioned drinks like scotch, bourbon, rum or champagne as well as the more chilled out options such as sangrias or martinis. Also, how about creating and serving a special drink which blends the couple’s drinks of choice? This could then become their signature drinks that they will be able to share with friends and family. Do not underestimate the power of choosing the perfect bar styling and furniture. These things could have a greater effect than you realise. Use neon signs to decorate the wall and deliver an urban look. Opt for a timber table like down below paired with black stools to get that laid-back ambiance:

Savoury Table

For some couples who are not a big fan of sweets on a dessert bar, you might want to consider serving a savoury table instead. Arrange the plates as you would with sweets, which is by creating layers on the table by using different heights of serving wares. To give an edgy look, why not try to display the canapés on a timber serving board?

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Grazing Table

When trying to achieve a relaxed sense on your reception table, place a bouquet in the center and lay out some food on serving wares on the sides. This grazing table style would suit rooftop wedding themes perfectly as it gives a casual and modern approach to the styling. Plus, have we mentioned that it’s the “it” table look at the moment? We are sold! Here comes the interesting part, choosing the furniture. Long timber tables are a great option for this design, sided with some metal chairs to modernise the whole blast semblance.

Opt for these furniture pieces to get the look:

If you need more ideas and suggestions to decide on which furniture will work the best for your events, feel free to get in touch with us. We are here to help!

by: Dian Nikë Moohen

Nikë Moohen is an owner of MARBLE + BLOSSOMS, a handmade chocolate couture e-boutique based in Australia. She has collaborated and sent her chocolates worldwide, including New York to wedding designer Galia Lahav for Fashion Week 2016. Nikë is a former lifestyle editor in a girl’s magazine who has written about fashion, lifestyle, education and music festival, also styled various photoshoots for the magazine’s content. She’s a creative soul who holds a bachelor degree in communication, and has always had passion for fashion, styling and designing. Visit her website to say hello.

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