7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Planning the Seating Arrangements For Your Wedding



Mapping out the seating chart for your reception is generally one of the more unpopular tasks that comes with planning a wedding. Whether you’re dealing with divorced parents, single friends or feuding relatives that are better off when seated on opposite sides of the room, most brides will agree that putting together the seating arrangements for your wedding takes a bit of finesse and a lot of patience.

If you’re in the process of piecing together your seating chart—or the task looms somewhere in your near future—we suggest you take a minute to look through Lover.ly’s roundup of seating arrangement mistakes you don’t want to make.

From skipping the old-school paper chart (Post-it notes are your friend) to singling out the singles (don’t try to play matchmaker), this list is pretty on point when it comes to the common flubs that make reception seating a nightmare.

Take a read here, and do feel free to pass this along to your mother or soon-to-be mother-in-law should they try to hijack the pretty chart you’ve now created.

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