You’ll Need This Reception Extras Checklist

You’ll Need This Reception Extras Checklist

Keep track of all the small details for your reception with this handy checklist.

Outdoor wedding reception hanging lantern decor

Photo by KT Merry

Aside from your rentals, you may need a few extra items to really personalize your reception if they’re not provided by your venue. The small details can make a big difference when it comes to pulling your look together and helping your wedding stand out. Your florist, event designer or stationer may be able to provide these items, but if not, you could DIY a few of them of them or buy the rest in bulk. Reference our checklist below for all the essentials:

Reception Decor for the Table

[ ] Candles

[ ] Nonfloral table accessories

[ ] Table markers or table number holders

Cake Table Reception Extras

[ ] Cake topper

[ ] Cake serving set

[ ] Cake stand

Wedding Paper Reception Extras

[ ] Table numbers

[ ] Table menus

[ ] Place cards or seating chart

Photo Booth Reception Extras

[ ] Photo booth props

[ ] Photo booth backdrop

Extra Touches

[ ] Wedding signs

  • Bar sign
  • Ceremony entrance sign
  • Parking sign
  • Photo booth sign

[ ] Wedding chair decor

[ ] Cocktail napkins

[ ] Guest book (don’t forget the pens!)

[ ] Bathroom convenience basket items

[ ] Entranceway and/or hallway decor