Not settled on your seating chart just yet? Get inspired by these picks from our readers...
The idea: illustrated charm
As seen at: Felicity and John's wedding
Felicity says: "I designed all of our wedding stationery and our seating plan was a map of Islay – this was so everyone could see where their table's distillery was located!"
The idea: 50 shades of pink
As seen at: Jo and Chris's wedding
They say: "We set our florist the challenge of creating a gorgeous floral frame for our table plan, and she did an amazing job!"
Photographer: Julia and You
The idea: add in the foliage
Also seen at: Neil and Charlotte's wedding
They say: "Guests entered the marquee for the wedding breakfast and found their seat on the table plan that was framed by white hydrangeas and lush green foliage."
Photographer: Anneli Marinovich
The idea: vintage and vibrant
As seen at: Amy and Andrew's wedding
Amy says: "I wanted our stationery to stand out, so we opted for a vibrant orange – I loved how it clashed against the bridesmaids’ dresses."
Photography: Heather Shuker
The idea: simply scent-sational
As seen at: Hannah and Dom's wedding
A herbal table plan is a brilliant way to add some gorgeous fragrance to your venue. Lavender's always a good shout!
Photographer: Emma Sekhon
The idea: a subtle spray
As seen at: Jennie and Edward's wedding
Jennie says: "I love how gypsophila looks en masse: so I gave the florist the rather vague request of gypsophila ‘clouds’ on each table in the dining room, which looked fantastic. We even had a gypsophila frame around the tableplan, and used domes of gypsophila as pew ends."
The idea: rainbow-n-rustic
As seen at: Julia and Matthiau's wedding
They say: "We wanted a laid back, warm and colourful wedding with a barn feel."
Photography: Marion Huerteboust
The idea: bottoms up
As seen at: Maria and Jon's wedding
They say: "Tables were named after types of wine!"
Photographer: Linus Moran
The idea: around the world
As seen at: Zita and James' wedding
They say: "We had a world map for our table plan based on where we had holidayed together, and named every table after a different location, each including a guidebook and some photos".
Photography: Irene Yap
The idea: in the garden
As seen at: Hayley and Paul's wedding
Hayley and Paul picked the perfect whimsical tableplan for their enchanted garden party celebration.
Photography: Anna Morgan
The idea: mix-n-match frames
This couple's mis-matched frame tableplan was the perfect choice for their countryside-eclectic nuptials.
As seen at: Claire and Steve's wedding
Photography: Kerrie Mitchell
The idea: vintage charm
As seen at: Holly and Mike's wedding
They say: "We used luggage tags for our table plan and hung them from old wooden crates."
Photographer: Cotton Candy Weddings
The idea: modern elegance
As seen at: Amy and Matthew's wedding
Similarly to Holly and Mike, Amy and Matthew used luggage tags to display their seating chart.
Photography: Ann-Kathrin Koch
The idea: mirror image
As seen at: Vic and Ben's wedding
Glamorous and oh-so elegant, a mirror backdrop is also a great way to make your wedding venue appear bigger than it is, too!
Photography: Jo Hastings
The idea: periodic tables
As seen at: Kim and Ross's wedding
They say: "Going with the science theme, our seating plan was a periodic table with each one being a group of elements – our guests had to match their initials with the correct one."
Photography: Hayley Savage Photography
The idea: shabby chic
As seen at: Laura and Richard's wedding
Who knew step-ladders could be so useful? Here are some more ideas for including them in your celebration.
Photography: Sam and Louise
The idea: elegant tags
As seen at: Sara and Shiv's wedding
Perfect for fitting in with the calligraphy-inspired twists that this couple filled their reception with, this simple-and-understated table plan was the ideal match for the relaxed outdoor celebration.
Photography: Jose Villa
The idea: lolly-pots
As seen at: Nicki and Rob's wedding
They say: "We weren't too fussed by what flowers were used, we just wanted a natural feel with a subtle, wild look."
Photography: Julia & You
The idea: simple chic
As seen at: Nadiya and Joe's wedding
They say: "We kept our style for the day simple and tasteful, with a handmade feel."
Photography: Lucy Davenport