"Whatever you do, make sure your decorations don't block the view," consultant Sasha Souza says. (See more centerpiece and table decorating ideas on the next page.)
Orange Japanese lanterns greeted guests at this outdoor reception site, the Tamber Bay Estate in California's Napa Valley. Floral balls and paper lanterns were hung from the leafy branches overhead.
Orange tulips, orange dahlias, orange 'King's Pride' roses, green cymbidium orchids, and lime-green button chrysanthemums decorate the tables.
Anchor a place card by threading it with ribbon and tying it to the back of a guest's chair.
Slip the menu into a folded napkin, so it won't blow away.
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