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10 Amazing Wedding Decor Ideas

A gorgeous wedding venue is the perfect start to creating a beautiful wedding reception that leaves your guests in awe. These stunning wedding décor ideas are the next step to a wow-worthy big day.

beautiful Milwaukee wedding venue with uplighting


Nothing captures the attention of guests like uplighting. And nothing illuminates the wonderful features of the wedding venue that made you choose it as the site of your special day.

wedding reception with MR & MRS letters in front of a shiny background at a rainy wedding

Shimmering Backdrops

A bit of sparkle can dazzle and delight. A shimmering backdrop attracts and draws guests when needed.

red carpet in lobby at 1451 Renaissance Place

Red Carpet Entrance

After a beautiful wedding venue exterior, a red carpet makes your guests feel like royalty.

mandap with floral garland

Over-the-Top Décor

Don’t let any part of your wedding feel neglected. Follow the old saying, “go big or go home.”

simple elegant wedding centerpieces with silver vases and purple roses

Understated Elegance

Understated does need to mean unnoticed. These stunning vases contribute to a wonderful formal wedding atmosphere.

wedding decor with soft candles at milwaukee wedding venue

Beautiful Glow

The right wedding lighting doesn’t always need to be bright.


Sweet Presentation

The smallest details can make the biggest impact.

wedding table with tall vase with neutral flowers, lavendar printed table covering and lavendar chair covers

Unique Linens

One-of-a-kind table linens can add interest and personality to a formal affair.

couple cutting cake on wedding date

Romantic Flare

Small hints of romance can go a long toward setting the mood.

milwaukee wedding venue with tall dramatic centerpiece with greenery, black napkins and silver chairs

Dramatic Decor

Dramatic décor makes guests gasp. Make sure your combination of wedding décor details coordinate wonderfully (or use an event specialist that can choose the right décor and vendors).

10 of Our Favorite Elegant Wedding Centerpiece Ideas

Your wedding centerpieces can be one of the most difficult wedding planning decisions to make because of the overwhelming amount of options out there.  To complicate the matter, you don’t just want what everyone else wants; you want a wedding centerpiece that fits with your wedding venue and decor and is uniquely, well, you.  If you’re racking your brain for centerpiece ideas that fits all those criteria and you’ve chosen an elegant wedding venue as a backdrop, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite elegant wedding centerpieces that you can turn into your own customized décor:

elegant lighted globe centerpiecesLighted globes

Nothing makes quite the modern and elegant statement like lighted globe centerpieces.  With a beautiful glow, lighted globes lend to a stunning ambiance.

simple elegant wedding centerpieces with silver vases and purple rosesSimple silver vases

Elegant and elaborate do not always go together, especially when you want to create a simple, understated elegance.  That’s when a simple silver vase (or bucket) is the perfect wedding centerpiece for your big day.

crystal candle wedding centerpieces in elegant wedding venue with blue and pink uplightingCandles with bling

Crystals and candles can make a dramatic statement at your wedding reception.  Be unique with your “blingy” centerpiece for a personal and spectacular wedding atmosphere.

arrangement of boxes, flowers, and candles with orange table coveringsFlower & box arrangement

On paper, this doesn’t sound that spectacular.  Flowers and boxes?  When arranged just right, flowers and boxes can add a sweet, elegant touch to your wedding.

elegant wedding centerpiece idea: patterned table covering with black vase and white floral arrangementSimple black vase

Black wedding décor can be like your little black dress: classic and modern all at the same time, a unique backdrop in a beautiful wedding venue that you want to stand out.

Series of floating candles

The sky’s the limit with floating candle centerpiece ideas.  Dress up your tables with a series of vases filled with pearls, glass beads, flowers, twigs…whatever fits into your overall wedding theme.floral bouquet on table with sparkling back drop: outdoor touch for spring wedding

Floral & crystal tall vases

If you want to really make an impact, choose tall centerpieces that make a statement.

elegant wedding centerpieces with simple rose arrangementSimple rose arrangement

Roses bring a classic elegance to any affair.  Select a color that coordinates with your other reception details, and let these elegant flowers do the rest.

birch containers with elegant wedding centerpieceBirch bark

If done right, birch bark centerpieces can be as elegant as pearls.  Perfect for an outdoor-themed elegant affair or a wedding with a natural theme, birch bark is a unique touch that can be incorporated in many different ways in your wedding.

elegant wedding centerpiece: plate with greeneryPlate arrangements

Plates are not just for eating on; metallic or simple plates can be a perfect centerpiece piled full of flowers, candles, and crystals.

If you’re looking for other ideas for elegant wedding centerpiece ideas, watch social media for open house dates at your favorite venue or contact their experienced on-staff planners for ideas.  With their help, and a beautiful venue, you can take turn an elegant wedding centerpiece idea into your own unique wedding décor statement.