During the wedding reception Catherine and Jamie had the adults dine in the main dining room and the kids in an adjoining room so that they could make plenty of noise without disturbing the speeches. They sprinkled red gems over the table linen, placed a favour box at each setting and randomly placed romantic love quote cards and ‘couples 20 questions’ cards to keep everyone amused. They also added a table guest bio to each menu. This was a one page sheet that described who was sat at the table and an intriguing or funny sentence or two about that person. It served as a great conversation opener and people wanted to read about all the other tables too!
Catherine purchased 60 small ivory gift boxes with little black satin ribbon bows and filled them with chocolate hearts from Hotel Chocolat. Catherine also bought a customised 'party cone' for each child from Party Favourz online. These were great because they were customised according to the sex and age of each child – the kids loved them because they kept them amused during the speeches.