One more for the road - the coffee bar

Go creative and give your guests a little something extra with a hot beverage station - coffee or tea, as you please! (Photo from The Farm Cafe at the Collingwood Children's Farm)

Go creative and give your guests a little something extra with a hot beverage station - coffee or tea, as you please! (Photo from The Farm Cafe at the Collingwood Children's Farm)

When the party’s over, think about sending your guests out on a (caffeine) high note.

The coffee cart can be a perfect final gathering spot for family and friends on their way out of the reception. It can be useful throughout the day for guests who aren’t into the hard stuff, or those who just need a break when the cake is served.

Coffee carts can be hired in, if you have the budget and don’t need one more thing to think about setting up. Or you can approach it creatively – take this example of an outdoor, rustic wedding. From the bed of an old truck, floral aspects from the ceremony were incorporated into a welcoming area for people to find coffee and tea.

You can also go farther, offering seasonal herbs or spices to flavor drinks. For a summer wedding, it could become an iced tea wagon, with fresh fruits and ice buckets, or even a soda fountain.

What special spin can you put on this idea? Share in the comments below!