Wedding Term Dictionary

These are some common wedding terms and phrases and a little bit about them! COMING SOON!

Planning Terms:

blogs:

bridal party: The bridal party includes your bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girl and ring bearer.

budget: The total sum of money set aside for your wedding.

Detail Terms:

escort cards:

favors:

guestbook:

guest sign in:

Design & Decor Terms:

banquet tables:

bouquets:

boutonnieres:

cafe lights:

centerpiece: a decorative object, usually a combination of flowers and items, used in a central position, especially on the center of a table.

DIY:

feasting table:

floorplan:

GOBO:

Food & Drink Terms:

buffet:

candy buffet:

cake:

cakepops:

cocktail hour:

family style:

Ceremony & Reception Terms:

cocktail reception:

flip:

flow:

processional:

recessional:

Vendor Terms:

day-of stationery: The paper pieces that are needed on the day of the wedding. Including, but not limited to,

designer:

gratuity:

Rental Terms

chair covers: A decorative cloth covering for banquet chairs.

chargers:

chair sashes: A decorative sash for chairs, come in all different types of materials. Usually 6-8″ wide and 108″ long and meant to accent chair covers or chivari chairs.

china: Any porcelain/glass items- plates, saucers, cups, etc.

chivari chairs: A chair style which involves “carved bamboo joints”. Can be made of wood, resin, and metal, come in a range of colors, and are usually rented.

flatware:

ghost chairs:

glassware:

hightops/highboys:

in-season:

inspiration:

inspiration board:

invoice:

layout:

linens:

milkglass:

overlays:

pipe and drape:

pin spots:

placecards:

placesettings:

plated meals:

programs:

proposal:

room blocks:

registry:

retainer:

round tables:

save-the-dates:

seating chart:

signature drink:

site visit:

smile booth:

stations:

table numbers:

table runner:

tablescape:

tenting:

timeline:

toasts:

to-the-floor linens:

transportation:

unity candle:

uplights:

vendors:

venue:

vessels:

welcome bags: