Table numbers referenced important numerals in these newlyweds’ lives, allowing for them to share their story further and get the guests conversing as they took their seats for the reception at The Barn on Walnut Hill, near Portland, Maine. Here, how Vanessa, a graphic designer, and Lauren pulled together the unique concept.
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The Sweetheart’s Table
Table number one was reserved for the newly-wedded couple.
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The number two at Table No. 2 honored the brides’ dogs, Josie and Kramer, and noted how very lucky guests were to sit at a table named for them.
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A Few Days Together
Table three indicated the number of days in the couple’s wedding weekend.
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Gushing for Guests
The fourth table shed light on the number of newly-wedded couples in attendance—it was a full house of recently married duos.
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Vanessa and Lauren revealed the number of revisions for their save-the-date on table five, with a footnote joking, “It’s gotta be perfect … know what I’m saying?”
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For the Other Kiddo
Landon, the couple’s son, was referenced at table six for the number of letters in his name. Just like a table bearing the name of his brother, the card said he was Vanessa and Lauren’s “number one.”
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A Bit of History
Table seven was a history lesson, recalling the grade Vanessa was in when she first laid eyes on Lauren, who was two years younger.
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A Sweet Sentiment
It was all about love at table eight, which counted the letters in “I Love You.”
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An Active Table
Next up was about distance—how many miles Vanessa hiked on one of their first dates.
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A Political Note
The last table’s numeral called to the number of years for which gay marriage has been legal in Massachusetts.