Sweetheart Table Ideas You'll Fall Head Over Heels For

wedding reception sweetheart table

Photo by Chris and Ruth Photography

As soon as you come back up the aisle as newlyweds, you're likely going to be swarmed by wedding guests hoping to give you their congratulations. And why not? You're married! But all that attention can get a little overwhelming, especially when you think about the hours of celebration ahead of you. Enter the sweetheart table.

What Is a Sweetheart Table?

A sweetheart table is a small table at the wedding reception designated solely for the newlywed couple. Sweetheart tables offer a bit of intimacy for the couple during the seated dinner.

Having a sweetheart table is a great way to accent the rest of your wedding decor and elevate your reception for a fraction of the price. You can splurge on those extra special rentals for your sweetheart table that you really couldn't justify for over 100 guests. After all, it's your day and you don't have to share with anyone else.

We've rounded up some of our favorite sweetheart tables to inspire you.

Decorate With Vibrant Florals

Pink and Red Wedding Flowers at Sweetheart Table
Jen Huang Photography

Upgrade your chairs to ensure that all eyes are drawn directly to you and your spouse. Setting your table with an extra beautiful centerpiece certainly won't hurt either.

Incorporate Fashion

wedding reception sweetheart table
Photo by Chris and Ruth Photography

This stylish couple draped the back of their chairs with matching jackets, resulting in a super cool sweetheart table.

Consider Your Wedding Style

Photo by Kristyn Hogan

Keep things romantically rustic by going bare with your tabletop and decorating with a simple bundle of blooms.

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