April 21, 2011

Big Top Wedding

With Water for Elephants due in theaters tomorrow, we've got circus-themed celebrations in mind. For the fun, young-at-heart couple -- Celebrate under the Big Top with a circus themed wedding reception, complete with ticket stubs, balloons, games and lemonade.
Circus Themed Wedding

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Serve spiked lemonade as your signature cocktail, garnishing the glasses with tiny plastic elephants or monkeys -- Martha Stewart

For decor, place coils of tickets and small circus animal figurines on tables -- Martha Stewart

Choose a gown with lots of ruffles for a fun look -- Love and Lavender

Place mason jars full of striped straws on the bar to add flair to drinks -- Bake It Pretty

Have the groom sport a dashing bow tie in a fun color or pattern -- Etsy

Oversized balloons in assorted colors look festive when tied to tents or chairs -- Glamour

Hang twinkle lights and pretty parasols inside the tent or in trees if your reception is outdoors -- 100 Layer Cake

A circus themed wedding would not be complete without a few game stations -- Martha Stewart

This wedding cake, decorated with fondant tickets, is just the right look for such an event. Serve cake with candy circus peanuts or rock candy -- Martha Stewart

Choose an invitation that is just as much fun as your theme. A ticket stub invitation is the perfect choice -- Checkerboard, available at FineStationery.com