Note: Venue does not allow taping, nailing, gluing, etc. Venue does not allow confetti. Venue does not allow ladders taller than 4 ft. Breaking the rules costs us $350 (booooo)

 Lodge layout with entrance in bottom left corner, kitchen in bottom right and the main windows at the top of the image.

Lodge layout with entrance in bottom left corner, kitchen in bottom right and the main windows at the top of the image.

 
 
 

Top left: DJ table for Katie

Top middle: 6 ft sweetheart table for Todd and I

Top right: cake table

Middle on either side of dance floor and walkway: guest tables with seating for eight (should be 11). Some may have nine chairs.

Center: Large buffet table 

Bottom right: bar tables

To the left of the buffet table: Seating area in front of fireplace (no tables there)

Bottom left: Gift table along side the entranceway

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Annie's layout changes from venue:

No bar tables - bartender will use window

Move bar tables over to entrance way for favors, photo displays and seating cards

GUEST TABLES:

Base should be white linens provided by venue
Then on top of them, brown craft rounds - alternate the one with dye-cut edges and the ones with plain round edges
On top and strategically placed to disguise errors in the brown craft rounds, placemats for each guest that match the pattern of the bookmark place card

Center: loose greens in a round
Inside the greens: Pellegrino with table number tied around neck
Small dip bowl with hand wipes
Pink tea light in dotted clear candle holder

 

DJ TABLE:

Vase for Katie's bouquet

 

 

SWEETHEART TABLE:

Tablecloth - solid Navy with the orange checkerboard placemats

Empty vase for bridal bouquet

 

 

CAKE TABLE:

Round white eyelet tablecloth.
**Leave cake topper on table for cake delivery folks

Leave here:

a cake cutting set
an 8 oz jelly mason jar filled with forks
small plates

Make sure there is enough room for the banana pudding!

 

 

BUFFET:

8x10 printed menu at head of table
Stack of paper plates
Utensils in wooden tool box thing
Use both sides of table for serving
Towards kitchen = start side. Then in this order:
Cornbread wedges in yellow linen-lined smaller picnic basket
Honey pecan butter in dotted bowl
One jar's worth of bread and butter pickles - dotted white bowl
Salad in large foil container
Salad dressings - blue cheese, ranch and peach vinaigrette
Sides - green beans, mac and cheese, slaw, potato salad
Meats  - Chafing dishes ---make sure they bring an extra for brisket!
Buns
Portobello mushrooms
Sauces

 

BAR AREA:

Colorful string/globe lights hung around the bar window
Chalkboard "Booze" sign
Red wagon filled with cans of soda and Le Croix
Fruit syrups on metal tray in bar window for people and bartender to both use
6 ft table with straws and tanks for lemonade, tea and later coffee
A blue wheelbarrow filled with ice used for Todd's homebrew

 

Behind bar:

Toss ware beer glasses
Wine bottles
Kegs
Liquor and some soda for mixing
 

 Sorry if this is confusing --> the top left is an aerial diagram of what the kitchen looks like behind the bar window. The bottom right image is what the front of the bar will look like for guests.

Sorry if this is confusing --> the top left is an aerial diagram of what the kitchen looks like behind the bar window. The bottom right image is what the front of the bar will look like for guests.


 

 

 

 

ENTRANCE AREA ---------------

 

GIFT TABLE:

Aqua rustic metal postal box for cards

 

FAVORS:

Wooden fruit crates used as "shelving"

Signage guide for favor flavors and tent card suggestions for how to use them

 

GUEST PLACE CARDS

Colorful bookmarks laid out with names up

 

OTHER FEATURES:

Guest book w/ basket for postcards and signage

Photo memorial, Grandma GG's marriage certificate

Name tags for guests (Idea: fill a few out with funny phrases like "just here for the BBQ" or "Go Vols!")