It’s June—the month that signals the official start of outdoor wedding season. So whether you’re getting hitched in a month or in a year from now (or even if you’re just planning on being an excellent bridesmaid or guest at the nuptials of another), we have created an edited list of all the ideal items (from stationery to shoes) to suit your style—be it garden, beach, country wedding or anything in between.
Check out our outdoor wedding style guide to find the ideas and inspiration.The Country Wedding.Scour your local vintage stores and Etsy for these antique bridal accessories, cake toppers, and letterpress invites.Baskets brimming with fruit imbue a reception with rustic charm. Wedding look with clean lines, a modern sensibility and a bit of casual flavor from the countryside. This super sweet ensemble, perfect for the bride or maids, includes a pink slip dress and a simple head wreath of lily of the valley and jasmine. Add a bright raspberry lipstick to shake things up a little.Add a bit of a garden feel to your table with this wild berry centerpiece. On the photo there are paired snowberries and blooms with a modern ceramic container for a fresh, casual look. To recreate this style, look for snowberries and sedum (in the pink stage), plus jasmine, viburnum, or daphne. Pair with pale pink linen napkins!
Harvest Centerpiece. This textured display includes wheat and other dried grasses (available at crafts stores), so it can be made weeks ahead. The final flourish? A luxurious satin bow.Rubber-Stamped Favor Bags. Ink your thanks onto muslin pouches that your nearest and dearest can fill with candy.Choose the flower headpiece to your hairstyle decoration. You can do it yourself or search Etsy for unique and creative ideas.Rustic lavender cake and table decoration.The Garden Wedding.Nothing quite says wedding to us like summertime in the garden. With fresh blooming flowers, bright green pastures, and crisp cool air. Especially when we got to enjoy this lovely dress from Alberta Ferretti.
Tissue-Paper Peonies. Use this wilt-free option to decorate and endless amount of elements (think: a lush cascade for your cake or a blushing hair accessory).Flowers are the symbolic element of the garden wedding style. Why not to use them for the cake decoration?Strings of hand folded paper cranes hanging off of tree branches.Floating candles in glass vases down a rose petal covered aisle.Wedding bouquet scan combine not only flowers but also garden greens and berries.Layers upon layers of delicious goodness.Reception decor ideas.The Beach WeddingFor the wedding on the beach choose light & whimsical satin wedding dress and hair style.For a beach outdoor wedding fill with lemonade or juice, add some color with chopped fruit, and then tie twine/ribbon around the top.Adorn your place cards with seashells or starfish to tie into your beach themed wedding.Rattan spheres replaced the need for traditional flowers and added depth to this wedding canopy.Decorate with signs that display playfully romantic phrases, like this Beach Wedding Sign.Instead of fabric, try accessorizing a canopy with Moroccan lanterns.Cover an ordinary cork pin board with sand-colored linen for a beautiful escort card display.Who wouldn’t love this wedding picnic on the beach?