Outdoor rustic weddings

Are you looking for rustic outdoor wedding ideas for your own big day?

I am glad to note that rustic weddings are still very popular.

To top it off, having an outdoor wedding means you will have a stunning view, and fresh air and you will also be blessed to be within nature! 

A rustic wedding theme means that you are down to earth and you appreciate the look of natural things! 

If you are planning a rustic wedding this year you will just love this post where we rounded up the best rustic outdoor wedding ideas that are simply romantic and elegant.

We made sure to share only our best rustic wedding tips to help you plan a seamless day. 

Check out this rustic wedding that this amazing bride put together on her very own.

Honestly, if planned properly, you can never go wrong with a rustic-themed wedding!

We have put gathered an amazing list of awesome rustic wedding ideas you can use for your own big day! 

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So what are our top outdoor rustic wedding ideas?

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Rustic outdoor wedding ideas from Pinterest

Let me start by saying that you will find an endless list of simple rustic outdoor wedding ideas on Pinterest.

It’s the one source I turn to find amazing wedding ideas. 

We wanted to mention, that when looking for rustic wedding ideas, you first need to consider your wedding venue.

If you can find a wedding venue that matches your wedding theme, then you will spend less money decorating it. 

Ensure that your rustic wedding decorations match the look and feel of the venue.

If you are not sure about choosing your wedding venue, I highly suggested going to Google and typing rustic wedding venues + your city name.

This will show you the results of the top wedding venues that normally cater to rustic weddings.

From here you will look at some photos, decide if you somehow like the weddings you see, then consider your wedding budget.

Can you afford the location? Another thing to keep in mind is the wedding decorations.

Does the venue require a lot of decorations to make it feel and look like you want?

The less you require, the better for your wedding budget! 

Rustic outdoor wedding ceremony

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If you are looking for simple rustic outdoor wedding ideas, make sure you choose an environment that works. 

This way, you can use the natural setting of the place as your background. 

Depending on how well of a venue you pick, your rustic outdoor wedding ceremony decorations will be extremely minimal. 

For more of these rustic outdoor wedding ideas to steal from, you can check out Robertson Photographer.

Totally in love with how simple the rustic wedding decorations are.

You can totally grab some bottles from Amazon, add some of your own flowers (one stem in different colours) and tie it up to an arch with fish wire

Have fun accessorizing your wedding. 

Rustic Wedding Sign Ideas

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HHPhotographer: Blue Lane Studios

Check out this Twilight-inspired rustic glam wedding on Marry Me Tampa Bay’s site.

This rustic wedding sign is perfect for any outdoor wedding.

Wedding signs are essential especially when planning an outdoor wedding.

You want to direct your guests to where you want them to go, what to do next and where they can find essential areas such as the washroom, ceremony location, and the reception hall!

I definitely find weddings with lack of directions somehow not well put together!

If your wedding venue is pretty direct, they are sometimes no need for extra signage! But if your guests will need to figure things out, add signage! 

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Totally in love with this rustic wedding signage which will fit well with your rustic outdoor wedding ideas.

They are perfect for lining up your wedding aisle.

The floral decor is simply fitting. 

Rustic Wedding Guest Book

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This alternative to a wedding guest book is perfect to include in your rustic outdoor wedding ideas wedding plan.

To recreate this look, grab an old ladder, grab some natural twine, and tie it on the ladder as seen above. 

Use tiny wooden clothespins to hold your engagement photos or photos of you as a couple.

The old-looking ladder definitely gives a rustic look. If you are lucky, you can find ladders like these at garage sales! 

Other outdoor wedding ideas you might love

Outdoorsy Wedding Favours

Don’t forget your wedding favours!

But please keep in mind that you do not need to have wedding favours if you do not want to!

It’s not a necessity and it can become really expensive if you are getting one for each person at a wedding.

If you do decide to use wedding favours, this one is really cute! 

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This gorgeous “Meant to Bee” wedding guest favour is extremely cute.

You can find the full rustic wedding on Rustic Wedding Chic.

For this look, simply grab these mini mason jars, and fill them up with honey.

Use pieces of burlap to cover the top. Then use the twine to secure the burlap in place.

Don’t forget the honey scoop which is a great finishing touch. 

You can DIY the signs “Meant to Bee” with Zazzle.

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Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas

If you do not have the wedding budget to decorate your entire wedding, focusing on some focal point is just as great. 

This means you can really dress up the cake table, the head table, the signing table, and any other focal points your wedding guests will hang around! 

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This rustic cake table is to die for.

It is absolutely stunning.

The wine barrelscomplete the wedding look perfectly and is what every rustic wedding needs.

Candy bars and dessert table displays are my favourites at weddings. 

Outdoor Wedding Drink Station

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When thinking about your unique rustic outdoor wedding ideas, don’t forget the drink station.

Especially if you are having a summer outdoor wedding.

These lemonade dispensers are perfect for use during cocktail hour.

If you are having an outdoor wedding during the summer, be sure to keep your guests well hydrated!

Rustic Wedding Centerpieces

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This marvellous DIY rustic wedding centrepieces idea is perfect for brides that are on a budget.

The lace runner gives it a very feminine and romantic touch.

You can grab the rustic flower holder here and add lanterns with battery-operated candles. Just make sure the candles can fit in the lanterns. 

Then purchase the wedding flowers wholesale and create the look. It will work well for any outdoor wedding ideas you may have.

Rustic Wedding Stationery

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Don’t forget your table numbers!

These are perfect for your rustic wedding decor look and they work well for anyone looking for outdoor wedding ideas …

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Photographer: Rachel Wise

…Or a rustic wedding sign.

This beauty was found on Style Me Pretty

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Rustic Outdoor Wedding Venues

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I love decorating wedding venues.

If you are looking for rustic outdoor wedding decoration ideas on a budget, check out this post

What do you think of this elegant outdoor wedding reception decoration in the picture above?

If you are in need of rustic outdoor wedding reception ideas to help inspire you more, you can find this wedding found on Magnolia Rouge.

Check it out for more rustic outdoor wedding ideas that you may love. 

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Another rustic barn wedding reception that is perfect for your rustic outdoor wedding ideas look book.

This wedding is also on Style Me Pretty. 

Style Me Pretty is full of outdoor rustic wedding ideas you can use for your wedding.

Rustic Outdoor Wedding Decorations

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Completely love all the details of this wedding.

The napkins and the greenery just make this look so beautiful.

Very little decoration is used, but the complete look is stunning.

If you want more rustic outdoor wedding ideas that are minimal and do not cost a lot, keep reading. 

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Just love this rustic wedding bar found on my favourite blog the Bridal guide.

They have a lot more rustic outdoor wedding ideas that you may love.

Check out the full post for amazing wedding inspiration for your big day. 

Outdoor weddings are extremely popular and if you are looking for more outdoor wedding ideas, don’t forget to hit up Pinterest.

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If you are looking for more rustic outdoor wedding ideas, check out Michael and Natasha’s outdoor elegant rustic wedding.

This wedding was featured on our blog and is a true element of a rustic wedding. 

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