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50 Dazzling Ways to Add Sparkle to Your Wedding Reception

By: Mary Wozniak

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  • Table Runners

    Table Runners

    A stunning gold sequin table runner makes a glamorous first impression.

  • Table Runners

    Table Runners

    Glittery gold adds a bit of shimmer to an elegant lace overlay — a beautiful accent for a sweetheart table or cake table.

    Photo courtesy of Candy Crush Shop

  • Table Runners

    Table Runners

    A subtle touch of gold elevates a rustic table décor.

  • Table Runners

    Table Runners

    Large square sequin chips in a vanilla hue are a unique and exquisite take on sequined runners.

  • Tablescapes

    Tablescapes

    Black sequined runners provide dramatic contrast to elegant gold chargers.

  • Tablescapes

    Tablescapes

    Burgundy accents and crystal chandeliers complement glittery silver tablecloths.

  • Tablescapes

    Tablescapes

    This beautifully styled setting by Snohomish Rental Co. and Manette Gracie Events features blue and gold elements inspired by the sea.

    Photo Credit: B. Jones Photography

  • Tablescapes

    Tablescapes

    Just a few crystals transform a simple rustic setting into special occasion décor.

    Photo Credit: The Carrs Photography

  • Tablescapes

    Tablescapes

    Trendy rose gold makes an appearance in an Art Deco patterned tablecloth.

    Photo courtesy of Creative Papier/Etsy

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Golden globe vases are a pretty choice for your floral arrangements, whether your table settings are rustic or elegant.

    Photo courtesy of Lime and Co./Etsy

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Fill these metallic-painted mason jars with pretty garden flowers (available in silver, copper, and rose gold).

    Photo courtesy of Beach Blues/Etsy

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Custom jeweled pomanders make for a stunning centerpiece.

    Photo courtesy of Elegant Wedding Decor/Etsy

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Give plain glass containers a vintage-inspired mercury glass finish in this DIY from 17 Apart.

    Photo courtesy of 17 Apart

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Gold spray paint upcycles wine bottles into a romantic centerpiece in this DIY from Polka Dot Bride.

    Photo Credit: Polka Dot Bride

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Mercury glass, glittery candles, and crystal tea lights are set off by glistening foliage and cream-colored floral accents in a dazzling tablescape by Tre Bella Events.

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Simple rustic centerpieces get an upgrade with a touch of gold and glitter.

    Photo Credit: Amy Allen Photography

  • Centerpieces

    Centerpieces

    Lovely blue mason jars get a sequined makeover in a DIY project from It All Started With Paint.

    Photo courtesy of It All Started With Paint via Darby Smart

  • Place Settings

    Place Settings

    Celebrate your storybook romance with these enchanting glitter chargers.

  • Place Settings

    Place Settings

    Sparkly rhinestone napkin rings enhance a pretty floral table setting.

  • Chair Décor

    Chair Décor

    Shimmering foliage and vibrant marsala hued ribbons serve as an elegant chair sash by Tre Bella Events.

  • Chair Décor

    Chair Décor

    Drape your bride and groom chairs with glimmering gold sequin chair covers — or go all out and add sparkly style to all your seating.

    Photo Credit: Candy Crush Shop

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    Adorn your tables with a sprinkling of metallic gold rose petals.  

    Photo courtesy of Morrell Decor/Etsy

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    Love is in the air with this shimmering sweetheart table L-O-V-E sign.

    Photo courtesy of Guestbookery/Etsy

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    A gorgeous rhinestone brooch adds instant glamour to a silver-hued tablescape. 

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    Glittery hugs and kisses are perfect for a sweetheart table; try this easy DIY project from Boxwood Avenue.

    Photo Credit: Boxwood Avenue via Darby Smart

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    Hand-embossed copper lotus flower tea light holders are lovely additions to your tables.

    Photo courtesy of Foiling In Love/Etsy

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    DIY glitter fruit makes for a fabulous table accent. 

    Photo courtesy of Polka Dot Bride

  • Table Accents

    Table Accents

    Glitter-dipped feathers are a stylish accent for a bohemian or Art Deco wedding tablescape.

    Photo courtesy of Frolic and Sage/Etsy

  • Overhead Décor

    Overhead Décor

    A crystal chandelier is a charming accent to outdoor wedding décor. 

    Photo Credit: The Carrs Photography

  • Overhead Décor

    Overhead Décor

    Metallic gold pompoms shine overhead or as a photo backdrop.

    Photo courtesy of Accentibles/Etsy

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    And they lived happily ever after… a glitter cardstock banner proclaims your love.

    Photo courtesy of Clover and Bloom Co./Etsy

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Simple glitter-dipped cardstock gives escort cards a special look.  

    Photo courtesy of BHLDN

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Sparkly emerald green edging gives escort cards instant glam.

    Photo courtesy of Invitations by Marisol/Etsy

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Enhance your industrial theme with gleaming copper pipe escort card holders.

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Shiny metallic foil hearts add a pop of color to custom escort cards.

    Photo courtesy of Reverie Decor/Etsy

  • Paper Goods

    Paper Goods

    Glitter and lucite add sparkle to your table numbers.

  • Garlands

    Garlands

    Shimmering gold, mint, and peach paper garlands can serve as a pretty backdrop or table decoration.

    Photo courtesy of Maisy and Alice/Etsy

  • Garlands

    Garlands

    Hand-embossed silver hearts set off with crystal beads form a romantic garland.

    Photo courtesy of Foiling In Love/Etsy

  • Garlands

    Garlands

    Sequins add sparkle to linen, lace, and burlap for a shabby-chic backdrop.

    Photo courtesy of The Ruffled Daisy/Etsy

  • Garlands

    Garlands

    Brilliant crystal pendant strands make a stunning tree garland or centerpiece.

    Photo courtesy of Wedding Bridal Decor/Etsy

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Toast to your future with lustrous silver, gold, and copper ombre champagne flutes.

    Photo courtesy of DiAmore DS/Etsy

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Edible sparkles and yummy doughnut treats are a fun and novel surprise for your dessert table.

    Photo courtesy of Pink the Town

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Treat your guests to sweet and sparkly cake truffles with a glittery sugar shell from The Happy Bakery/Etsy.  

    Photo courtesy of The Happy Bakery/Etsy

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    A hand-embossed metallic cake wrap is a simple yet elegant embellishment, perfect for a rustic or boho-chic event.

    Photo courtesy of Foiling In Love/Etsy

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Top off your wedding cake with shimmering stars and a sweet message of your love.

    Photo courtesy of Jolie En Rose Vintage/Etsy

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Go for all out bling with a lavish rhinestone cake stand from Tange Design/Etsy.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Top off your wedding cake with a delightful personalized glitter heart.

    Photo courtesy of Bash and Co. Party/Etsy

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    This vintage-inspired Art Deco cake topper is detailed in gold glass glitter.

  • Cakes

    Cakes

    Copper love birds are a charming cake topper and a lovely keepsake of your happy day.

    Photo courtesy of Lava Gifts/Etsy

  • Favors

    Favors

    Upgrade mini champagne bottles with a dazzling glittery makeover.

    Photo courtesy of Fab Details Events/Etsy

50 Dazzling Ways to Add Sparkle to Your Wedding Reception

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