A rustic wedding is a romantic ceremony with an emphasis on simple, even crude, rustic decorations. It assumes closeness to nature, a bias towards natural materials, wooden utensils, and wildflowers. You can even arrange such a celebration on your own, having planned in advance everything that is necessary for the rustic theme of the celebration.
- - decide on the venue of the ceremony;
- - notify guests about the topic;
- - issue invitations to guests;
- - choose outfits;
- - compose a "rustic" menu;
- - develop a fun scenario in nature or in the countryside;
- - decorate the room;
- - come up with ideas for a "rural" photo shoot.
Rustic wedding decoration usually implies closeness to nature, countryside, rural life. Therefore, it is better to choose a country house, park or river bank, lake as the place of its holding. A log cottage, a forest edge, a lawn by a field with straw rolls are also suitable. The main thing is to decorate everything around with wildflowers, fresh bouquets, wreaths, build a wooden stage, a small platform for guests.
Rustic invitations can be made from materials such as gray cardboard, lace, burlap, dried leaves, petals. There are many design options, you just need to connect your imagination, making a bias towards apparent simplicity and even slight negligence.
Various wooden, straw, fabric crafts, saw cuts, sheaves, field bouquets, antique cutlery are suitable for decoration. A hall filled with roughly knitted benches and tables, or a clearing with hemp, rolls of hay, burlap capes, canvas will look spectacular. A dacha or a log house can be decorated with garlands of chintz ribbons, wreaths of branches, capes from grandmother's lace.
A rustic wedding will be memorable and spectacular if the bride and groom choose the appropriate outfits. You can buy a dress in white or beige, preferably to the floor, and always with embroidery or lace inserts. The groom's suit should be selected in light colors: ash, gray, light brown. It's not bad if the guests choose the recommended style of dress.
A separate stage is the development of a menu suitable for the occasion. From sweets, you need to bake pies and a loaf for the newlyweds, an ear or a rich meat soup is suitable as a hot one, from appetizers, preference should be given to simple appetizers. Let there be homemade beer, kvass, liqueurs, pickles, potato and vegetable dishes on the table.
The most important thing in organizing a celebration is to decorate all the little things, from the bride's bouquet to lanterns, souvenirs, and music. You should not drive yourself into any framework, you can simply discard all boring, "urban", paying attention to the natural decor. DIY jewelry will take pride of place at the holiday, attracting the attention of guests and the main culprits of the ceremony.