by Save on Crafts July 12, 2018 4 min read

Characterized by sleek design, bold patterns, and metallic finishes, modern wedding and party decorations will add urbane and elegant details to your gathering.

You can be known as the stylish friend if you utilize these decorations at your glam birthday party or elegant wedding.

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Snappy Snack Table
    For a fun, fresh, and funky dessert or wedding favor presentation, take cue from this popcorn buffet. This table of treats will add a creative touch to your modern wedding decorations. Recreate this sweet scheme by using a white chalkboard marker to write “Popcorn” on a large blackboard. Next, suspend or hang the board above or behind your snack table. Next, fill several large glass canisters with different flavors of popcorn: sweet, savory, salty, cheesy, etc. Place a metal candy scoop in each jar, for the convenience of your guests. Arrange stacks of striped takeout boxes next to the popcorn, so guests can fill them up to enjoy at a later time. Photo from Style Me Pretty

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Stark Style
    Sleek, minimal, and classic yet contemporary; this rosy display is the perfect modern party or wedding decoration. Complement your monochromatic event with all-white rose stems and clear glass vases. Emulate this arrangement by selecting a variety of glass bottles and petite vases to showcase your flowers. State with bottles and vases with a variety of shapes and forms to add interest to your display. Choose a triangular bottle, a short square bottle, a slender cylinder vase, a milk bottle, and a tear drop bottle to hold your stems. Next, partially fill each bottle and vase with water, and place a single white silk rose stem in each. Make sure each stem is cut to size and all leaves have been removed to elevate the decoration. Photo from Style Me Pretty

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Light Globe Love
    With the stunning look of fireflies encapsulated in a glass sphere, this modern party idea is sure to be a conversation starter among your friends and guests. Create this strikingly unique light decoration with a few, simple pieces. Use a LED Orb or start with a bubble ball vase that is sturdy enough to sit upside down. Next, clump a wire strand of battery operated fairy lights in your vase, ensuring that the lights fill the space. Next, turn the globe over atop a round wooden base. This light fixture will add contemporary interest to your party lighting. Photo from All Free DIY Weddings

Modern Decorating Ideas

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Winning the Gold
    Bring a subtle, glamorous finish to your chic wedding with gilded accents. This look is perfect for an event boasting warm tones and metallic fixtures. Utilize gold honeycomb cylinder vases on your tablescapes, shelves, or beverage tables. These gold-dipped vases feature textural details that bolster the modern theme. Fill these vases with pink peonies and magenta azaleas. Photo from Pop Sugar

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Square Space
    Like stars in a midnight sky, this sleek tablescape is perfect for your contemporary wedding reception, holiday banquet, or cocktail party. This modern party idea brings contrast and symmetry to your gathering, and exudes understated elegance. Recreate this look by using a black tablecloth as your deep foundation. Next, line two long rows of square glass candleholders down the middle of your table, and fill them partially with water. Place floating candles and mini faux succulent blossoms in every other holder, creating a soft, checkered design. This radiant display will delightfully transition your banquet table from the afternoon to the evening. Photo from Belle the Magazine

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Stylish Straws
    Perfect for a chic cocktail party or urbane wedding reception, this patterned look wonderful when paired with bright flowers. For this modern wedding idea, utilize clear glass votive holders or cylinder vases to hold your artisanal paper straws for mixed drinks and sodas. Add another patterned detail to your display by tying a long strand of black and white striped ribbon around the neck of a cylinder vase, filled with vivid blossoms and fern sprays. Photo from 100 Layer Cake

Modern Decorating Ideas

  • Brilliant and Boxy
    There is nothing as stylish and classy as mirror paneled vases and fixtures. Mix mirrored glass, rustic wood, and natural textures to create this modern party decoration. First, lay a burlap table runner as your textured foundation. Next, fill a square mirror vase with white sola roses to create a striking look. For a rustic finish, place a gnarled grape wood branch in the center of your table to contrast the lustrous glass. Photo from Style Me Pretty

Modern Decorating Ideas



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