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rustic wedding 101 & ideas

Rustic weddings strike the perfect balance between country-inspired details and thoughtful vintage touches. They are intimate, casual, and always fun — which is why the theme is more popular than ever with all types of couples.

So how do you plan for your chic and romantic country celebration? Read on for decor ideas, venue suggestions, flower arrangement inspiration, beautiful wedding invitation options, decor ideas, fun party favors, and more to inspire your rustic wedding theme.

What Makes a Wedding Rustic?

There are many different ways to style a rustic wedding — they can be backyard celebrations full of DIY decor or can take on a more elegant feel when hosted in a beautiful modern barn. But there are a few hallmarks of the rustic wedding aesthetic.

Rustic Weddings Let the Venue Lead the Way

Couples should let the look and feel of their venue lead when it comes to almost every detail of their big day. Their color scheme, the type of stems in their floral arrangements, and the details of their stationery should all highlight the natural beauty of where their ceremony and reception will be held. (We’ll dive deeper into how to do this in the rest of the article!)

Rustic Weddings Feature Natural Colors and Textures

The decor of most rustic weddings feature a palette of neutral and earthy tones. Tables and chairs are typically made of vintage-looking wood, twinkling string lights provide a nice glow, and the rest is usually left up to nature.

Rustic Weddings Prioritize Fun

One of the reasons why rustic weddings have become so popular is their laid back, intimate vibe. They tend to swap formal pomp and circumstance for more of a backyard party feel that includes dancing under the stars and a game of cornhole (or two). So if you’re going for a rustic wedding, don’t be afraid to get creative. Play with tradition to make your ceremony and reception uniquely you.

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Heather Schertzer

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Michelle Taylor

by Michelle Taylor


Rustic Wedding Venue Ideas

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Barn

A beautiful barn is typically the first thing that comes to mind when you think of rustic wedding venues. The exposed wood and vaulted ceilings of most barns perfectly capture a rustic vibe, and offer nearly endless possibilities for couples to decorate. For example, you can add charm to a barn venue with homespun details like heritage tablecloths and seating areas made up of miss-matched vintage furniture. Or, you could go for a more elegant vibe by wrapping the beams in layers and layers of greenery.

As you tour barn venues, consider details like the grounds surrounding the barn. Will it be easy for cars and elderly people to make their way in and out? Is the barn big enough to host both the ceremony and reception indoors? Or will you need to have one of them outside? How will you handle bugs or potentially chilly evenings?

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Local Park

For couples on a budget, consider reaching out to your local Parks & Recreation department to see if you can purchase a permit for a scenic public outdoor facility. Some park venues have covered amphitheaters, charming gazebos, or large pavilions that can be reserved for the afternoon. This venue option is also a sound choice if you are planning to welcome guests of all ages. Children will be able to play in the large open spaces or even nearby jungle gyms. When speaking with Parks and Rec., ask how much flexibility you have to decorate. Usually they just ask that all decor and trash be taken down once your event is complete.

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National Park

If you and your spouse-to-be are nature lovers, take the park idea one step further by choosing a national park as your venue. This is a great option if you plan to have a smaller destination wedding, as most national parks have picnic areas or even hotels that can accommodate intimate ceremonies and receptions. Just be sure to do your homework — the permit requirements for hosting an event vary from park to park. Because the park’s main goal will be to preserve it’s natural beauty, most will also have limitations on the type of decor you can bring in. So staging an elaborate tent (or anything that has to be staked into the ground) may not be allowed.

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Open Meadow

If you’re planning a rustic wedding during the summer months, an outdoor venue with sweeping views and rolling hills is a great way to create a stunning atmosphere for your big day. Meadow venues can require a bit more planning, because you’ll have to consider things like if you’ll need an indoor space for your reception. But once you decide the type of set-up you’ll need for hosting your ceremony and receptions, there are endless rustic wedding decor ideas to experiment with. One of our favorites is to bring in a pergola-style arch made from wood and covered in florals. Another is to use wooden crates or barrels as cocktail tables where guests can rest their drinks or appetizers.

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Lakeside

Getting married by the water is especially romantic as far as rustic outdoor wedding ideas go. When it comes to adding extra charm to a lakeside venue, we recommend leaning into rustic summer camp vibes. Set up a canoe filled with ice for drinks, use plaids, light blue accent colors, and a few custom-made flotation rings (with the newlywed’s names printed on them) to decorate the grounds.

As you look at lakeside venues, be sure to ask if chairs, tables, and extras like heat lamps are included with your venue rental. Added expenses like these could derail you from your planned budget before you even get into the fun side of the decor.

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Mountain Cabin or Lodge

The charm of wooden walls and high beams make for a cozy take on rustic weddings, no matter the season. Cabins and lodges are great for weddings that need both indoor and outdoor space because most venues will offer grounds like a large yard or beautiful deck where you can host an intimate ceremony as well as indoor space for dining and dancing. While you’re touring venues, keep an eye out for the room or area on the grounds with the best views, and think how you can take advantage of that focal point during your ceremony or reception.

Once you’ve found your perfect venue, lean into the rustic mountain vibe with decor like antlers, skis, and old wooden toboggans. If snow is on the ground as you tie the knot, consider having blankets and hot cocoa available for guests.

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Vineyard

Vineyards and wineries are ideal for couples looking to put an elegant spin on a rustic wedding. These venues offer plenty of natural beauty and a wide range of options where you can host your ceremony and reception. For a smaller, more intimate wedding, serving dinner in the vineyard itself will create an experience of a lifetime for your guests. Or, to accommodate more people, look for a venue with open, grassy areas that offer up sweeping views of the grapevines. Vineyard venues also tend to be full-service, so they are a great option for couples that are looking to streamline everything from catering to table rentals.

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Rustic Resort or Glamping Grounds

Choosing a hotel, resort, or glamping property surrounded by natural beauty is a great way for couples to balance the convenience of a traditional wedding venue with a more rustic feel. When touring locations, look for venues that offer both indoor and outdoor space for your reception and ceremony — this will help you channel a rustic feel and keep your big day connected to nature. Be sure to also ask how much you’ll be able to decorate each space, as you’ll want to use plenty of natural and vintage accents to help a space like a ballroom feel more rustic.

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Ranch

Ranches are another great rustic wedding venue, especially if you are drawn to the wild west or the desert. When touring ranches, pay attention to the field and barn spaces you’ll have access to. If your ceremony will be held outside, preserve the ranch feeling by opting for bench or hay-bale seating. Decorate indoor spaces with soft lights and fun western accents — you could even set up your bar area to feel like a wild west saloon. Have fun with it!

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Rustic Color Palettes

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Meadow Dawn

  • Colors: blush pink + sage green
  • Venue: meadow, barn, or a local park
  • Details: This color palette works best for spring and summer weddings, as it calls to mind the soft pinks and greens of a blooming meadow. Weave in pretty blush roses and soft sprigs of sage and eucalyptus throughout your florals and choose to decorate rustic wooden tables with sage linens for a sophisticated feel.

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Fall Drama

  • Colors: burgundy + gold
  • Venue: wooded national park, lakeside, cabin, or vineyard
  • Details: There’s a reason burgundy and gold never go out of style. This color palette is an ideal way to add a touch of glamor to a rustic fall or winter wedding. Look for wedding invitations and stationery that feature gold-foil pressed details, go for dark and dramatic florals, and keep the red wine flowing. You can also amp up the elegance by choosing flatware, charger plates, and glasses gilded with gold.

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Elegant Evergreen

  • Colors: dark green + white
  • Venue: National parks in the northern part of the country, lakeside, or cabins.
  • Details: Deep greens and crisp whites are a timeless way to invoke the beauty of a winter wonderland. Because it is so simple, this color palette works well across a huge range of details and styles. We especially love seeing unique twists on it — think a groom wearing a deep green suit instead of classic black or green-and-white tartan style textures.

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Night Sky

  • Colors: cobalt blue + gold
  • Venue: ranch, lakeside, or rustic resort
  • Details: If you plan to celebrate under the stars, go for a color scheme that gets guests excited for the night to come. Cobalt blue and gold are a sophisticated way to pull in the colors of the night sky throughout your big day. Brides can get their something blue by opting for cobalt shoes. These two colors can also be woven throughout table decor and featured in typography for signs and stationery.

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Dusty Rose

  • Colors: Tan + blush pink
  • Venue: barn, meadow, or ranch
  • Details: If you’re a fan of neutrals, layering shades of tan and blush pink is a beautiful way to warm up any rustic wedding. We particularly like this color palette for late summer weddings, as it pairs beautifully with the full summer foliage that surrounds your venue. (Or, they’ll bring out the beauty of drier climate like the desert.) Incorporate these colors with natural textures like burlap and wood, and go for organic blush flowers like roses, gerberas, peonies, and pampas grass.

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Soft Sunset

  • Colors: Violet + mauve
  • Venue: barn, meadow, ranch, lakeside, rustic resort, vineyard, or national park
  • Details: This is one of the most versatile rustic color palettes because it works in nearly any rustic venue and in any season. These soft colors are a sophisticated way to call to mind watercolor style sunsets and natural wildflowers. They also pair well with the natural wood tones found in most rustic venus, so use them across as many details as you can! Think stationery, lines, bridesmaid dresses, and more.

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Into the Woods

  • Colors: dark green + tan
  • Venue: lakeside, cabins, national parks
  • Details: Use your venue as the ultimate inspiration with this minimalist color palette. Dark green and tan is a beautiful way to accent a fall or winter wedding, and is a great palette for couples that are looking for a more masculine feeling for their decor. Go for plenty of vibrant foliage and natural textures like branches, bark, burlap, and worn wood to accent your venue.

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On the Vine

  • Colors: burgundy + dark green
  • Venue: vineyards, mountain cabins, lakeside, or national parks
  • Details: These two rich colors can help give your rustic wedding a bit of a formal flair. They are especially pretty for vineyard weddings, as they call to mind the natural color of the grape vines you’ll be surrounded by. The palette is also a great way to warm up a wedding located in the mountains, especially if there will be snow on the ground during your big day.

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Prairie Blues

  • Colors: dusty blue + brown
  • Venue: barn, ranch, rustic resort, glamping, meadow
  • Details: If you’re having a western or classically country wedding, you can’t go wrong with this sweet color palette. Dusty blues and browns call to mind worn leather and wood against perfectly sunny skies, which makes them great for weddings that will have a more laid back vibe.


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Rustic Wedding Invitation Suites

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Foliage Accents

For a rustic-chic look, leverage depictions of flowers on your wedding stationery. From big, bold arrangements that set a statement to small floral accent illustrations, browse Minted’s assortment for a look that complements your color scheme as well as the type of flowers you’ll be using at your own wedding.

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Floral Arrangements

When envisioning a rustic wedding, textures like wood, exposed bark, and burlap often come to mind. Tie this into your save the dates or invites by selecting stationery designs that have a background that looks like the rings of a tree, features a subtle wood grain, or uses foil elements to mimic a rustic texture.

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Focus on Texture

Highlight the natural beauty of your venue by choosing an invite that features beautiful landscape illustrations. Minted offers a wide range of illustrated designs featuring everything from mountains and lakes, to cabins, barns, and spring meadows. We also offer custom design services if you want to create a one-of-a-kind illustration of your venue.

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Illustrations of Mountains, Lakes, and Landscapes

Pinkish foil-pressed elements will add an extra touch of elegance to your wedding correspondence. These details can softly allude to the copper rivets you may see woven into a leather saddle or cowboy boots at a ranch wedding. Or they can hint that your rustic ceremony and reception will feature a bit of glamor.

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Bronze and Rose Gold Foil Details

Pinkish foil-pressed elements will add an extra touch of elegance to your wedding correspondence. These details can softly allude to the copper rivets you may see woven into a leather saddle or cowboy boots at a ranch wedding. Or they can hint that your rustic ceremony and reception will feature a bit of glamor.

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Photography

Show off your love of nature — and your love for each other — by choosing a wedding invitation featuring an image of the two of you spending time together outside. Be sure to choose a picture that highlights the same type of environment where your wedding will be held. For example, if your wedding will be held at a beautiful cabin, select an image of you and your spouse-to-be surrounded by the forest.

Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect by Jennifer Postorino

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Watercolor

Watercolor is a beautiful way to capture the spirit of the location where you’ll be celebrating your wedding. Minted offers watercolor invitation designs that work for nearly any type of rustic venue, and we love how they give your stationery a keepsake feel.

Sedona

Sedona by Christy Bergerson

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Showcase the Sky

It’s not a stretch to envision a rustic wedding with a dancefloor assembled under a moonlit sky. Preview the party and celestial touch to your wedding stationery by picking a design with stardust that gently sprinkles the night sky.

Let it Snow

Let it Snow by Anastasia Makarova


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Erin L. Wilson

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Leah Bisch

by Leah Bisch

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Alethea and Ruth

by Alethea and Ruth


Rustic Wedding Attire

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Suspenders

These are a classic choice and you can also ask the ring bearer to wear them for a cute touch. Look beyond the standard styles and go for stripes, plaid, leather, or mix-and-match looks among the wedding party. Just ensure it will be warm enough for those in the wedding party to skip suit jackets so they can show off their fun suspenders!

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Rolled up Sleeves

The relaxed look of rolled-up sleeves looks great whether they’re wearing a vest or suspenders.

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Lace

Nothing highlights the sweet side of a country wedding like lace! Opt for gowns made out of ivory or cream lace for a vintage feel, or outfit others in the wedding party in lace dresses dyed to match their color scheme.

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Plaid

This pattern is often associated with all things country. It is also a great option to add a layer of coziness to a lakeside or mountain wedding. Try tweed plaid vests, plaid bow ties, wrapping the bouquet stem in a plaid fabric, or featuring a plaid garter.

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Denim

Yes, you can wear jeans to a rustic wedding! This is a great way to keep a ranch or barn wedding feeling authentic. More casual couples opt for a crisp pair of deep blue denim jeans instead of classic trousers. Or, stick to a classic suit while those in the wedding party go for dark denim.

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Velvet

Velvet suits are a great option as well if your wedding will be hosted in the fall or winter. That said, we recommend skipping velvet for summer weddings, as the fabric can be too warm for hotter temperatures! Keep in mind that classic black velvet can read very formal, so opt for velvet in unexpected colors like rich rusty oranges, natural browns, and dusky blues for a more rustic feel.

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Flower Crown

A floral crown is a great alternative to a traditional veil if you’re looking for a more bohemian take on the rustic wedding. Work with a florist to select fresh flowers that can be woven together with berries, feathers, or other natural items. Consider using ornate crowns for the wedding party as well.

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Cowboy Accessories

Cowboy boots have become a hallmark of rustic and barn weddings. After all, a pair of boots is definitely more practical for a dusty dancefloor than a pair of heels! Lean into the western theme and request the entire bridal party (bridesmaids or groomsmen included) wear cowboy boots. You can also incorporate other accessories like bolo ties and custom-made cowboy hats, which can also double as a special “thank you” gift to those in the wedding party.


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Leah Bisch

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Flower Ideas for a Rustic Wedding

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Spring

Spring weddings have no shortage of options, as most popular wedding florals are in season during this time of the year. Go for lush and big bouquets that feature pastel petals and lots of soft green foliage.

  • Forsythia
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Peony
  • Poppy
  • Snap Dragon
  • Sweet Pea

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Summer

Summer florals are all about vibrant colors and cheerful arrangements. Couples getting married during this season will also have no shortage of florals to choose from, but we especially love sunflowers and bouganvilla to capture the spirit of warmer temperatures.

  • Cornflower
  • Cosmo
  • Iris
  • Sunflower
  • Queen Anne’s Lace
  • Bougainvillea

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Fall

Fall florals are all about making the most of drier textures and warm, dusty colors. Go for pampas grass and accents of sage green to offset deeper blooms.

  • Pampas Grass
  • Sage
  • Chrysanthemum
  • Amaranthus
  • Celosia
  • Gerbera Daisy
  • Pansy
  • Yarrow

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Winter

You may have to get a little bit creative if you’re looking for in-season flowers for a winter wedding. We recommend leaning heavily on foliage like leaves and evergreen branches to fill out arrangements and bouquets, and featuring blooms as accent pieces to keep things feeling natural.

  • Berried eucalyptus
  • Anemone
  • Hellebore
  • Poinsettia

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Rustic Bouquets

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Rustic Bouquets

Greenery galore is a good place to start! As we’ve covered throughout this article, rustic weddings tend to have a strong ode to nature. Arrangements featuring flowers or leaves you might see growing naturally on a hiking trail, a meadow, or your grandma’s home garden is the look you are aiming for. Go for an arrangement that looks organic, and shy away from intricate show flowers that look as if they were grown in a nursery.

Sunflowers, lavender, roses, baby’s breath, dahlias, and eucalyptus are all great options you’ll be able to find year-round.

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Rustic Centerpieces and Decor

Because rustic weddings are all about natural accents, florals can play a huge role throughout your decor. Like with your bouquet, our biggest recommendation is to keep arrangements feeling organic and not too polished to capture a more rustic feeling.

Some popular elements to feature alongside flowers in your centerpiece include antlers, fruit, mason jars, wood planter boxes, lace, burlap, and wood planks or circles. Another inexpensive and whimsical way to creatively cover excess table space is to use moss, pine needles, pinecones, or dried flowers. Arrange these elements in a circle around a candle or lantern to add a natural touch to any tabletop. (Just watch out for any open flame!)


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Rustic Party Favors

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Ceremony Arch

A wooden ceremony arch is a must for any rustic wedding, whether you purchase it or make it yourself. You can dress it up with linen, chiffon, flowers, branches, greenery, and more — just keep things feeling organic and not too polished for a natural look. If you’re having an evening wedding, drape string lights or hang long candles from the arch to add a bit of romantic light.

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Aisle Flowers

Lining the aisle with flowers and other foliage is a great way to add extra detail to an outdoor venue (or bring a taste of nature inside a barn or tent). Arrange pails of baby’s breath down the aisle near the outside seats, use lanterns with rose petals, or use pampas in rustic wood vases.

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Bench or Bale Ceremony Seating

There are many seating options for rustic ceremonies, but we love the casual and communal feel of long bench or hay bale seating. You can either leave the benches and bales bare, or use this as an opportunity to layer in additional textures with blankets and other textiles. Just keep in mind that this type of seating works best for shorter ceremonies!

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Printed Linens

In addition to draping blankets on your ceremony seating, floral or even checkerboard printed linens are a great way to dress up cocktail and accent tables. Go for fabrics that feel vintage as opposed to ones that are too crisp to keep a more rustic look.

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Games

Rustic weddings are supposed to be full of fun! Give your guests an opportunity to play by laying out wooden lawn games like cornhole or giant Jenga. Just be sure you have enough space to give everyone room to get competitive safely.

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Sweet Signs

Leverage signs hung with twine or other natural materials to mark the newlys married couple’s seats, direct guests to the bar, and help them find their dinner tables. Minted offers a huge selection of sign styles, including ones that are part of larger wedding invitation suites. For a cohesive look, we recommend carrying your invitation style across your wedding signs. You could also mix-and-match different sign styles for an even more rustic feeling — just try to stick to ones that feature similar typography and color schemes.

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Wooden Barrels

Swap basic high tables for rustic wooden barrels during your cocktail reception. Perfect for people to congregate around and set wine glasses and appetizers on, barrels take what would ordinarily be a forgettable detail and transform it into something that ties into the theme.

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Lanterns

Twinkle lights are a rustic wedding decor staple, but you can take the look a step further by stringing up hanging lanterns as well. Use lanterns of different shapes and sizes for a dramatic and beautiful look. Between the lanterns, candles, and twinkle lights, your wedding photographer is bound to capture some stunning shots.

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Vintage Mirror Seating Chart

While escort cards are a more informal way to direct guests toward a table, seating charts tend to direct guests toward a specific seat. Use an oversized vintage bronze mirror to direct your wedding guests to their dining location. Handwrite seat assignments onto the surface of the mirror for a truly authentic look!

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Natural Escort Card Holders

Traditional escort cards take on a rustic-chic vibe when displayed with clothespins and twine or lodged in a pinecone. You can check out our list of creative ways to display your escort cards for even more ideas.

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Eco-Friendly Send-Off

Instead of sending the wedding couple off with sparklers, glitter, or rice, have people use eco-friendly handfuls of dried olive leaves, lavender, or rose petals. It’s beautiful, rustic, and all-natural. Just be sure to stick with a material that you’d naturally find around your venue!

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Wooden Elements

When in doubt, using individual slabs of unpolished wood or natural bark is the perfect addition to any of your wedding decorations. Use them on your dessert or cocktail table, under vases for extra height and contrast, or position them in guest bathrooms and set the hand sanitizer or soap dispenser on top.

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Drapery

If your venue has high ceilings and you’re looking to fill the space in a beautiful way, consider adding layers of texture by draping white cloth from the rafters. You can mix and match this with lanterns and lights as well.

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Antique Furniture

Though wedding favors are often set out on a standard table, try a different spin at your rustic wedding by placing them in an antique dresser! Decorate the top with flowers and feature a sign explaining what’s inside. Open the drawers to varying degrees and leave instructions for guests to take a favor as they leave. You can also leverage antique couches and armchairs to create fun seating vignettes for people to gather around and mingle at.

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Bonfire

If you’re going to be hosting your ceremony and reception outside, it’s a good idea to have a place where guests can warm up when the evening gets chilly. Try setting up one big bonfire area or a few smaller firepit vignettes for guests to cozy up next to if you are hosting your wedding at a lakeside, ranch, or barn venue. Just be sure to keep some warm blankets and s’mores makings on hand!

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Rustic Decor Ideas

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Local Jam

For a farm-style favor, opt for small jars of local jam. Keep the original label or make one that matches your wedding suite with Minted’s Favor Stickers. This is a nice thank you to guests for coming, be sure to include the date, venue, and your hashtag. Tie some raffia or ribbon around the bottle for added charm.

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Mini Lanterns

You can use one lantern design or a variety, it’s up to you! Display them creatively by setting up a long table made up of two barrels for legs and a long wooden board on top. Then, arrange the lanterns in neat rows to make them easy for guests to grab and light an artificial candle in each one. When guests see this display in the dark and the sign encouraging them to take one, it will take their breath away, and also illuminate their path toward their car or shuttle.

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Mini Pies

Either make or purchase miniature pies as a sweet thank you for guests. Opt to package them in small glass containers with a velvet ribbon and a Minted Favor Label. or you could place them in a brown cardboard pie box with your monogram on top. Offer a few different flavors so your guests get the pleasure of selecting their favorite.

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Rustic Bottle Opener

Gift your guests with something practical like a bottle opener. Rustic ideas include an antler bottle opener, an antique key bottle opener, or a design featuring a cowboy boot. If you’d like to stick with your wedding theme colors, personalize a bottle opener with your colors, monogram, names, and wedding date.

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Personalized Seed Packets

Love grows, as they say. And what better way to demonstrate this than by giving out rustic wedding favors that are packages of wildflower seeds? Enclose the seeds in pretty paper packets with a customized favor label detailing how to plant and care for the flowers.


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