If you’re having an outdoor ceremony, Pinterest’s 2018 wedding trend report is making the case for ditching the ornate altar you may have in mind and instead letting nature serve as your backdrop. “Alt altars” are a major trend for the year ahead, and it’s pretty easy to achieve: Forgo a fancy stage or structure, go back to the basics and simply let the surrounding scenery shine (no bells, whistles or flower arches necessary). Below, find the best inspiration on how to say “I do” in the great outdoors.
Against a Gorgeous Forest BackdropJAMES & JESS
Between Lines of Palm TreesASHLEY GOODWIN PHOTOGRAPHY
With Strung-Up Twinkle Lights and Suspended FloralsSARA RICHARDSON PHOTOGRAPHY
In Front of a Sprawling Willow TreeCASEY EDWARDS PHOTOGRAPHY
Facing a Watery WonderlandJENSEN LARSON PHOTOGRAPHY
Below a Wreath of Suspended GreeneryAUSTIN GROS
Across From Mountains as Far as the Eye Can SeeLISA O’DWYER PHOTOGRAPHY