"Instead of table numbers, name each table after famous literary couples. I love the idea of a "love story" themed wedding!!" Yea, how about not naming it after couples who don't live to see the end of the book?
Table numbers for wedding? More simple, you could add a tag with number on a bow, and keep the original bottles wih labels in tact.
ice bucket--what is cheaper than water, a few whole cranberries and some greenery? This dresses up a wine or champagne bottle incredibly and adds elegance. Put one on each table as a unique centerpiece.
A narrow garden path cuts across the table, sprouting an airy array of brightly hued spring blooms—purple anemones, yellow poppies and ranunculus, white narcissus and hellebores, and blue hyacinths. Use whatever is in season and "plant" with a light hand so conversations spark across the garden. Florist’s flats of wheatgrass were cut to cover the length of the table, then planted with flowers, each in a water tube.