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Rustic Wedding Ideas to Tie the Knot in the Most Pure Way

Rustic Wedding Ideas
Many people like to have simple weddings, with more of nature as a part of the setting. If you are also one of them, then rustic weddings are perfect for you.
Wedessence Staff
Last Updated: Sep 14, 2018
Color palette
Beautiful Young Wedding Couple
Color palette plays a major role in bringing a balance and consistency in your theme. You can use colors like rust, gold, pine, brown, and champagne color shades for your rustic wedding.
Wedding Bouquet On A Stone Background
It's the most important day of life, but, planning a wedding is no easy task. If you want it to be different and unique then why not opt for a rustic wedding. It is the perfect theme for those who like to keep things simple and want to be with their loved ones and nature on the day.
The charm of a rustic countryside wedding is unparalleled. It offers everything; beauty, privacy and simplicity. You can relax and truly enjoy each moment which is hardly possible in the city. Planning needn't be a task as friends and families can be involved to make it grand. To make it a little easier, we have compiled some of the best ideas. Take a look!
Invitations
gold brown baroque invitation
Your can make your rustic wedding invitations simple yet interesting. They should reflect the theme. You can make use of colors like gold, brown or cream.
Vintage invitation card
Sending invitations in old-looking envelopes is also a good idea, make use of brown crushed paper for this. Keep the invitation wording simple, avoid the use of jargon or too much flowery language. Nor only is it contradictory to the theme but it can also confuse the guests.
The Setting
bicycle with flower baskets
You can have a barn or farm as the setting for an uncomplicated and rustic look. The key to a perfect setting is the use of right elements. Vintage cars, cycles, barrels, baskets and other such elements will make the place look absolutely picturesque.
Barn Setting
Barn Setting
Rustic Wedding Canopy
Rustic Wedding Canopy
Rustic Wedding Reception Setting
Rustic Wedding Reception Setting
Decorations
Wedding Flowers In Bottles
The best part of a rustic wedding is the decoration. There are no strict rules and anything that you have collected over the years can be part of the celebration. Colors like gold, yellow, umber, sage, russet or shades of brown will instantly give a country look.
Rustic Decorations - Bouquets on Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations - Bouquets on Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations - Flowers on Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations - Flowers on Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations
Rustic Decorations
Rustic Decorations - Rings and Vows
Rustic Decorations - Rings and Vows
Rustic Decorations - Birds on a Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations - Birds on a Wooden Background
Rustic Decorations - Cheerful Signboards
Rustic Decorations - Cheerful Signboards
Rustic Decorations - Candles and Hearts
Rustic Decorations - Candles and Hearts
Rustic Decorations - Unusual Light Arrangements
Rustic Decorations - Unusual Light Arrangements
Rustic Decorations - Flower Arrangement in Cages
Rustic Decorations - Flower Arrangement in Cages
Rustic Decorations - Flower Arrangement in Cages
Rustic Decorations - Flower Arrangement in Cages
Rustic Decorations - Wall Hangings
Rustic Decorations - Wall Hangings
Wedding Centerpieces
pot with colorful flowers
There's no limit to how creative you can get with these. Right from beautiful vases with dried flowers and leaves, from vintage frames to any sort of antique elements that would add to the rustic feel will do. It just has to be eye-catching.
The Cake
chocolate cake
Don't go for a boring white cake, make it rustic! Cakes that have flower or leaf decorations or are made like a log of wood or tree trunk are some options worth trying.
Wedding Cake
If you want to stick to a conventional cake, no problem, just keep it on a trunk of tree, to add that rustic feel. You can even decorate the table with some dried leaves or flowers.
Rustic Wedding Cake with Flower Icing
Rustic Wedding Cake with Flower Icing
Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas - Cupcakes with Flower Icings
Rustic Wedding Cake Ideas - Cupcakes with Flower Icings
The Bride
Woman in wedding dress
Go for a fuss-free yet graceful look for an added appeal. A gown lined with pretty lace or even a country style gown with long sleeves would look elegantly old-style. Add some flowers in your hair, or other ornaments that go with the theme.
The Rustic Look for the Bride
Rustic Look for the Bride
The Bride and the Groom
newlyweds happy couples
They have many ways to look rustic and regal on their special day. It's all about adding little elements that will take the look to entirely new notches altogether. For example, a cream-colored gown would give it a more countryside wedding look rather than a white one.
Rustic Wedding - Couple Portrait
Rustic Wedding Portrait
Rustic Wedding - Couple Portrait
Rustic Wedding Portrait
The Guestbook
Rustic Wedding Guestbook Idea
Here's your chance to go truly rustic. A beautiful antique lamp, thick old book, all perched on a slab of a tree trunk. Sounds good, right? Think out of the box and showcase your creativity through this one.
Red Flowers On Linen And Lace
A rustic wedding will not only give you a peaceful, pretty environment, but will also save you a lot of money! So, go ahead with these ideas and make your wedding a perfect fairy-tale, but a simple one!