Wedding arch reception decorations set the starting impression of your wedding and style statement to incoming guests. Remember, the first impression is generally the last impression, and so it is in your best interest to make the most of the entrance to your wedding, which is at the wedding arch reception.
A glamorous, affordable, quick, and easy to install, and uninstall, wedding arch reception decoration, with the least mess, is a balloon arch. It provides a pearly, smooth, and rich appearance, with several options in terms of size, color and space requirements, at not much of an extra overhead cost. You wouldnt even need to arrange for helium if you are using an option like PVC, or alternatively if microfilament can be suspended from your roof. In any case, if you decide to use helium, just make sure that you construct the wedding arch, either on the day of the wedding itself, or just a few hours before the wedding actually starts off.
You could also create classic arches right out of Hollywood classics or your favorite literary classics, by using options from a variety of draping fabrics such as crapes, silks, satins, organza, chiffons etc. This will lend an angelic and fairy tale aura to the wedding arch. You can further have them embellished with flowers, or fruits, such as tiny and colorful berries or even grape vines themselves.
Another alternative for wedding arch reception decorations is to set up a gothic arch. These are popular with gothic weddings, with the traditional black or bright colors of red that signify a certain coldness, dryness, and darkness to the whole wedding environment. You can make it a little creepy by using black, rusted or silvery spikes, spears, swords, or wands at strategic places. Use dry and curled up willow or ivy or vines, to give it that haunted look.
You could also go for wedding arch reception decorations that are downright floral. It can be all white, with only different types of white flowers, or it can be complemented with red or green or purple or golden colored flowers, leaves or fruits placed aesthetically. Mind it that this kind of wedding arch reception decorations is going to be quite an expensive affair.
You could also opt for a wooden arch, with a country look. You can have it draped with ferns, decorative creepers, such as ivy or vines, floral garlands or willowy branches for that earthy touch. Finally, you can also go along with the tropical themed arch, complete with palms, coconuts, thatched roofs, coir ropes etc. Now you have quite a variety of wedding arch reception decoration ideas to choose from. You can also mix and match among these themes, if you have the artistic taste and foresight to do so without making it too messy.