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Monday
Oct102011

Menu Inspiration

I love the idea of menus at weddings, whether it’s a sit down affair or a buffet, you can still let people know what they are about to eat. It’s really the polite thing to do. And you know you can have assigned seating AND menus and still have a buffet, right? Don't let a lack of waiters dictate fun and pretty table settings!

At my wedding, I used the Brides template that I got at Michael’s (with my 20% off coupon, natch) because it was cohesive and easy for me to print and maintain a semblance of sanity. The cool part was that the waiters at Mere Bulles actually announced the dinner menu and options. I had no idea they were going to do this and it really personalized the dinner and got people interacting right off the bat. Here are my menus:

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Photography by Nashville Photographer Jonathon Campbell Photography

Here are some other cool menu ideas, DIY and otherwise!

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Found on Sunday Suppers. I wonder if you can actually print on paper bags? Hm. DIY possibility.

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Double sided frames from Ikea $.99 via Ruffled. (Scroll to the bottom of the Ruffled link for the FREE downloadable template for this menu!)

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Fancy-pants style butterfly menu found via Pinterest.

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Calligraphy on tea-stained doily. I ♥ this! From Green Wedding Shoes.

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Personalize menus and double them up as place cards! Via Adeline & Grace Photography. P.S. This is the same font I used on all my wedding paper goodies and it’s called Brock Script.

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Hyper-personalized menus from Sparkle & Hay.

imageOn little stands - cute too! Via Calligraphy Lady

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Tucked and tied via Alchemy Hour Designs.

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Modern and groovy from Viera Photographics.

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Don’t be afraid to accessorize with herbs, flowers, twine, buttons – anything that goes along with either your theme or color scheme or heart’s desire. Photo via Christian Oth.

Just remember, not too close to the candles….

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Via Missy Cochran Photography

What are your wedding day menu plans? What did you do for your wedding?