With 2019 quickly approaching, some of the best in the wedding industry are already taking notes for next year’s hottest trends. Some standout favorites for a modern tablescape? Lots of layering, clean lines, and loads of varying texture. Pastel colors are also making a strong comeback (yay, blush pink!) accompanied by the stark contrast of black accent colors.
For more on how you can start planning your reception tablescape for your 2019 wedding, we asked wedding planners to dish on what will be hot next year, from linens and decor to gorgeous color palettes for an unforgettable display.
A chic choice for any wedding color palette, expect to see black accents on tablescapes far and wide. “The stark contrast in colors from the blush centerpiece to the sophistication of the black candlesticks made this display really standout in the final photos,” says Ashley Sawtelle, Owner of Ashley Sawtelle.
Flowers that tell a story
For one bride, using florals to represent some of her most cherished childhood memories became an element in her tablescape design. “Thisclient, in particular, had a love for Scarlet Begonias (as well as the color)as her dad used to sing her the song (from The Grateful Dead), and her late mother planted them in her yard when she grew up,” says Stephanie Cole,Principal Planner and Founder of Cole Drake.
Candles at different heights
“Tall candles add an unexpected theatrical flair that is todie for,” says Demi Meeker, Senior Sales Manager at Cannon Green. Go for a wax candle that adds a hauntingly elegant quality to your display while drawing the eye up.
Modern blended with traditional
According to Neillie Butler, Owner and Executive Planner of Mariée Ami, crafting a balance between using traditional and contemporary pieces with varying textures, is what makes a tablescape feel rich in design. h
Keep it simple
One trend that will continue to prevail throughout 2019 is the pull towards refined elegance. “Opting for a classic, simple, and refined aesthetic will always be in style,” says Jenny Schneider, Owner of Jenny Schneider Events. Go for minimal decor and an airy color palette.