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modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

I’m absolutely LOVING with this vibrant Modern Wedding Reception concept by Colin Cowie!

How brilliant are the centerpieces… carnation balls accented with colorful orchid blossoms. If you’re weren’t a fan of the inexpensive carnation before, these designs just might change your mind!

Here’s another great example of how stylish carnations can look – not to mention the clever use of sugar-dusted brownies in place of cupcakes for a fun twist on the typical dessert tower:

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

Wishing Trees are always a great way to add a thoughtful touch to weddings or occasion showers, but it’s the fabulous, bold design of the container holding this tree that really makes it stand out:

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

More of the mod containers filled with plants & branches make for fabulous decor on the beverage table, and the use of kumquat, orchid, and rosemary sprig-filled ice balls adds a cool pop of color to the drinks!

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

Great attention to presentation elevates the appetizers & cocktails to edible works of art…

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

And last but not least is a clever alternative to the help-yourself candy buffet: pre-filled favor bags displayed on top of loose candy. Cowie suggests having waiters tray-pass these at a wedding, but this would also be great just as a stand-alone display at smaller parties and wedding showers.

modern fuschia and orange wedding reception ideas

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