Backyard Weddings in the privacy of one’s own home or family/friend’s is absolute CHARM! Have you always wanted to get married at your childhood home under your favorite tree? Have you always wanted to get married on your grandparent’s flower farm inside a barn? Have you always wanted to the married at your best friend’s quaint oasis by a lavish pool with floating candles? Look no more…
Check out these ideas for backyard bliss…for intimate, small and fun wedding.
Use the open space to your advantage for the ceremony!
- Line long benches under the shade under that favorite meaningful tree. Add aisle runners or rose petals to make the aisle pop.
- Have bales of hay with coverings for seating at the barn and tiki lights to create some romance.
- Surround the pool with seating for all. Set up a bridge that connects each side of the pool and line it with floral arrangements.
Any style wedding dress will be perfect for all three settings.
Cool things down with a fresh lemonade, cucumber water or sweet tea drink menu.
Put out a family style spread. Display a charcuterie board guests can enjoy during the cocktail hour.
String a canopy of lights throughout the yard to add a romantic glow. You will have stunning pictures and it provide ambiance for when the sun goes down.
Keep your guests warm! Provide a basket of blankets for guests to wrap around themselves throughout the night. Draw attention to the blankets with a custom sign and use the blankets as favors.
Use an old wheeled rustic cart for your wedding cake surrounded by place bite-size desserts on top for guests to grab and go. A classic and sweet backyard treat guests will love! Set up a s’mores station or fire pit for late night guests.
Set up a table for guests to grab a sparkler and let them know when the send off starts. Have your cameras ready for this special moment.