A rustic wedding theme is a popular choice if you wish to create a relaxed, laid back vibe for your event. It’s a theme that is simple, nature-inspired, and reflects a strong love and appreciation of nature.
To confer a relaxed charm and romantic atmosphere to your event, select your decor from natural textures such as wood, burlap, moss and wild flowers. Your color palette should favor earthy tones to help you bring your theme together beautifully!
Although it’s possible to have a rustic wedding venue in a reception hall, the theme will lend itself perfectly to a barn, farmhouse, or outdoors amidst tall trees on a beautiful lawn. A venue in the forest works just as well creating more of a rustic woodland wedding theme.
To stay true to your theme, the bridal attire should be kept simple. You’ll want to stay far away from a formal dress code. For the bride and bridesmaid, nothing will work with your theme better than Boho style dresses!
Continue reading below for wonderful ideas that will whet your imagination for creating a memorable rustic wedding theme.
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Simple, yet beautiful this floor-length wedding dress is made of chiffon and is enhanced with lace appliques. The spaghetti straps front and back style add an ultra feminine look. The dress is perfect for wearing outside on a hot summer wedding day.
Rustic Wedding Decor Ideas
A personalized Cupid’s heart cake topper is a romantic and sweet compliment for your rustic, country, or woodland wedding theme. The wood is first engraved with your initials and than burned by hand to make it looks authentic. Close your eyes and picture this cake topper on a semi-naked wedding cake… the combination is a perfect match!
This lovely rustic cake server and knife set features natural jute covering its handles and is adorned with a small gold heart charm. This serving set is perfect and will accentuate the rustic feel to your event.
The mini log place card holders are made of real wood and feature a neat slit in the top for holding place cards. They can also be used to display favorite photos. This is a wonderful item that reflects the essence of your wedding theme!
These charming wood printed photo frames can be used so many different ways. Complement your rustic theme decor by simply inserting your favorites photos and set the frames throughout your venue. Another great idea is to insert numbers and use the frames for table seating.
Fun moss accessories will nicely accentuate your table decor. Use them as centerpieces or place them throughout the venue to intensify the natural feel of your rustic theme. The moss watering can is whimsical and will add a charming note to your event. The moss and wicker mini planters feature a lining so that you can easily fill them with flowers.
An alternative to the traditional guest book at the reception, this decorative bottle is a fun and creative way to collect guests’ wishes. The personalized clear glass bottle features your choice of design and initial. Provide your guests either wine corks or mini scrolls for them to write their wishes on. After the wedding, the bottle will become one of your favorite home decorations!
A guest wedding card box is very useful for storing cards received at the wedding reception. The pop-up kraft box features a vine design and is all you need to make sure all cards are safely kept in one place.
Very trendy at wedding receptions, the Treat Yourself Donut Wall can be used by itself or incorporated into part of a sweet table. The wall includes two panels and a total of 18 donut pegs for a fun and decorative addition to your wedding reception.
Integrating burlap accessories as part of your table decor will enhance the simple, nature-inspired feeling of your rustic wedding theme. Present formal silverware in burlap holders to add a hint of casualty to your table setting. These burlap wine bottle bags are gorgeous for table decor and act as table numbers as well for your guests to easily find their seats. Consider also packaging sweets or trinkets in burlap favor bags to add an authentic rustic vibe to your gifts.
Hang these natural burlap shade string lights throughout your venue. They will lend themselves perfectly to your chosen theme. Each strand comprises ten shades with battery powered LED lights.
This elegant decorative leaf ribbon is wonderful and can infuse a touch of nature to your decor. Useful for decorating centerpieces, invitations, or simply to dress up your wedding favors, this ribbon is multipurpose!
Rustic Wedding Favor Ideas
If you’re looking to add a sense of rustic romance to your favors, look no further than these beautiful personalized favor boxes. Made of sturdy card stock, the box with a wood print design features a lovely die-cut heart window that displays the word “Love”. Another wonderful rustic favor idea is the personalized evergreen tree seedling favor. The tree seedling is individually wrapped in a burlap bag, and includes a personalized tag. Rustic and environmentally conscious, this is a sure win!
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