7 CHARMING RUSTIC WEDDING IDEAS

BY GUEST BLOGGER GAIL OLIVER, AUTHOR OF 101 RUSTIC WEDDING IDEAS

Rustic weddings have never been hotter due to brides loving a natural, home spun feel to their wedding. Here are some fresh ideas brides will love, to help that theme, as well as a barn or country theme wedding, along.
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#1 Chicken Wire Rustic Wedding Decor
Chicken wire is inexpensive and can be used to wrap around vases for centerpieces or framed to hold escort cards. Check out this Pinterest board for more inspiration: http://pinterest.com/3dmemoirs/hot-wedding-trend-for-2013-6-chicken-wire/
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#2 Bride’s Entrance
Hire Clydesdale horses pulling a wagon lined in lush horse blankets to bring the bride to the wedding venue.
Credit: Island Carriage Farm
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#3 Candy Sticks Buffet
Make your candy buffet colorful candy sticks in glass jars, like the kind found in an old fashioned general store.
Credit: Consolidated Foods Inc.
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#4 Bushel Barrel Aisle Markers
Plain wooden bushel barrels are extremely inexpensive. Spray paint them a sienna color and fill with potted Mums (in this case they added red and green cabbages) and put at the start of the aisle.
Credit: Locus Avenue Farm
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#5 Rustic Wedding Party Introductions
A great way to introduce your wedding party is to have them enter the reception venue and lead into a choreographed square dance or line dance.
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#6 Engagement Photos with a Rustic Feel
Have your engagement photo be a take off of the famous painting American Gothic, as seen below.
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#7 Amber Twinkle Lights for Rustic Wedding Decor
Instead of white twinkle lights, use amber brown ones around pillars, tree trunks or strung between barn rafters. They are the same color as beer bottles.
Hope you enjoyed today’s post. Get more great ideas for your rustic, barn, country or vintage wedding with my e-book, 101 Rustic Wedding Ideas ($5) available at my Etsy shop… Gail.
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