Lavender Wedding Reception Decor

Gourmet Buffet: $7,500

For this elegant buffet, we upped the size of our waitstaff and added to the basic rentals: more tables and linens, plates and flatware, and glass bowls in which we floated aster heads.

Fabrics, Vogue Fabrics, voguefabricsstore.com. Purple glass votives, Candle-licious, candle-licious.com. Tealights, Jamali Garden Supplies, jamaligarden.com. Floating flowers, Grower’s Box, growersbox.com. Carnations, 1-800-FLOWERS, 1800flowers.com. Ribbon, Midori, midoriribbon.com.