1. Make A PlaylistInstead of a live band or DJ, create a playlist of your favorite songs and rent a sound system. Have a backup phone (or two!) and be sure to have songs segue into the next. Put someone in charge of your phone who has a good sense of timing and technology. 2. Ditch The FlowersThere
Long, rectangular reception tables are a popular choice, but that often means you'll have to spend a fortune on centerpieces cascading down the middle of the table. That's why we love this "X" setup instead — you can fit 30+ people at one table, with just one centerpiece in the middle!