Getting married in the great outdoors practically guarantees a glorious backdrop. So why not let the setting of your outdoor wedding inspire the theme, decor, cake, and more? Wedding plans may be momentarily on hold for some couples, but sometimes a little extra time to plan isn’t a bad thing. No matter where or when you’re hosting the affair, a country wedding is the place to showcase your love for all things rustic and vintage in your decorations and style. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite country wedding ideas, below, to show how you can pull off a casual yet chic celebration, from your wedding dress to reception décor to wedding invitations to cakes and more. Enjoy!
Awesome outdoor ceremony and reception decor
Whether you’re planning a rustic wedding in a barn in the country or a romantic garden party surrounded by blooms, an al fresco affair will never go out of style. Say “I do” to our best outdoor wedding ideas for an unforgettable ceremony and reception.
Incorporate WOODEN detail
Wooden decorations here and there to give off that homespun vibe. Explore our list below to discover wooden country wedding ideas that are sure to create the look you had in mind for your special day.
Boots and Roots:
Get rid of those heels and wear flats – you will enjoy your day that much more. You might also want to make a note on the invitation which invites your guests to wear flats as well. Honor your country roots with local or homemade wedding favors like boot-shaped sugar cookies.
Groom’s Wild Boutonnieres and Bride’s Braided Hairstyle
To help you complete your look, we’ve rounded up some amazing wedding hairstyles that are perfectly matches for your rustic weddings. No matter what the length is, no matter curly or straight, there are always gorgeous ways out there to achieve great wedding hairstyles for rustic look.
When it comes to designing your save-the-dates and wedding invitations, use wood, watercolor or delicate calligraphy accents to give it a rustic feel. Use these elements for signage at your reception, too.
Friendly Farm Animals join the party!
When your horse matches your bouquet! We love the idea of including these magnificent beauties in your wedding.
Offer Casual Seating:
Having an outdoor wedding means you might either want to or might have to have a more casual seating plan – either way, we love this idea.