When walking into a beautifully decorated reception hall our first thought usually isn’t, “Well, aren’t those linens just lovely,” rather we focus on how beautiful the room looks as a whole. What most people don’t realize is the importance of the table linen. Everything from the color to the texture of a perfectly placed table linen has a direct effect on the overall feel of a room.
For example, if the room in which the reception is being held has dark walls, adding a table linen in a similar color will add to the cozy dark feeling of the room. The opposite happens when using a lighter colored table linen in a dark room. Perhaps your goal is to keep the reception very clean and fresh, therefore opting for plain white or powder colored linens will give your guests that exact feeling. Or, maybe your idea is to reveal a piece of your personality to guests by using a chic pattern that incorporates a lot of color, a linen with heavy embroidering, or one with thick, black, horizontal stripes.
Whatever you decide is sure to pull all elements of the room together along with adding contrast, style, and personality to your reception venue.
Are you one for using table linens as a pop of color and pattern, or do you prefer to have the linens blend as a whole in your beautifully decorated room with a more muted tones? We’d love to hear your thoughts.