Since Mr. Wallaby and I had assigned seating at our reception, we needed to devise some kind of table number scheme. I always gravitate toward soft floral decor, and I was lusting after these table numbers:
But those are pretty girly, right? And after painting our DIY save the dates, invites, and out-of-town bags, I have retired my painting supplies. So I consulted with Mr. W, and we dreamed up the idea of a famous scientist theme. We are both big science lovers (remember, we’re engineers!), and we thought it would be really cool to place a tiny portrait of a well-known, influential scientist on each table in lieu of table numbers. I envisioned something like this (but substitute a black-and-white portrait of a scientist for the herb drawing):
I don’t know how it happened, but somehow I fell into the milk glass wedding trend. I didn’t even know what milk glass was a year ago, and now I have quite the collection of it gathering dust on top of my bookshelves and kitchen cabinets until our spring wedding. I think that’s a pretty common trend in the wedding world: the photo booth or the blue Mason jars that you never knew existed before being engaged are suddenly huge priorities. You must have them. But you had never heard of them just months earlier.