Drab to Fab Dance Floor

Brides aim to think of everything, and there are many many details. The most overlooked element of a wedding reception is the dance floor. Many a bride thought that the great band she and her partner chose would be enough to get friends and family bustin’ a move. Don’t fail to pay attention to the dance floor. Think of it as a canvas that allows you to be creative. Turn your reception to fully fab!

imgWedding receptions used to be outfitted with a basic brown wood dance floor. Other options now enable brides to choose a hand-painted dance floor with a super fun motif. Consider a design with the bride and groom's logo, one covered to match your room's décor or one lit from above with colored lights and a gobo projecting your initials. I also love the classic black and white dance floor.

There are also options for playing with the traditional brown floor without paint. One of my very favorite elegant features at a reception is the illuminated dance floor. This kind of flooring is mostly used in contemporary weddings because it creates a club type of feeling thanks to its cool changing colors.

Another fun idea is to design a dance floor in an interesting shape. If brides are looking for an element that brings the wow factor to a wedding these non-square shaped dance floors are a great option.

Lighting experts can add a new idea to play with fun light patterns. imgBringing dance floors to life by creating a pattern, or bringing in colors that tie in with the décor to create a wonderful touch with serious glam.

Couples throwing a tented affair could have the sitting area and tables inside the tent and place the dance floor outside. For hot summer nights this can be a great choice for comfort and a great view of the stars as guests dance the night away.

Make your dance floor a sophisticated and integral part of your wedding!

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Stoneleigh Event Consultant Meredith Thomas has many years of experience planning special events. Click here for more Aisle Dish posts.