Written by Sahdia Qayyum Last updated: September 3, 2014
Rustic themed weddings are still one of our favourites, and with its increasing popularity it seems it’s a firm favourite of yours too. With a touch of country and vintage accessories including burlap, birch wood, wildflowers and your own creativity, we’re going to show you how to style your venue to bring the rustic theme to life.
For those of you lucky enough to have booked a barn for your reception your work is almost complete, the natural structure and the look of the barn will instantly give your wedding reception the rustic feel you’re after. For those of you still undecided why not take the time to view our collection of barns in our directory.
If you’ve already found your dream venue then fear not, our Rustic Shabby Chic range will transform your venue.
Stylist tip: Opt for long banqueting tables, which will instantly create a relaxed ambiance and capture the rustic style.
Stylist tip: Infuse a bit of romance into a country style by filling a wooden decorative box with a pillar candle for an easy DIY rustic wedding centrepiece.
Stylist tip: Add a rustic flare to your decor by grouping small vases, jars and tea light holders together. Finish with a flourish by adding wild flower stems and candles.
Featured above: Decorating Glass Bottle Set
Stylist tip: Mix and match the sizes of glass bottles you use for decorating; this tip is budget-friendly and an easy way to add both height and texture to your decor.
Featured above: Rustic Table Number
Stylist tip: Customise your table numbers with a design that reflects your rustic wedding theme. Add personal details such as your name or a picture to complete the table number.
Stylist tip: DIY, need we say more. DIY is the perfect chance for you to create something totally unique for your decor. If you’re afraid of DIY then start small, the napkin ring above is easy, unquie and adds a wonderful look to an otherwise boring white napkin.
Featured above: Vintage Key Place Card Holder
Stylist tip: Similar to the glass bottles and vases, a collection of candle holders truly captures the rustic element of your wedding. Its also visually appealing and doesn’t break the bank.
Stylist tip: Personalise wherever you can and be as creative as you can.
Stylist tips: Try to incorporate the theme where ever you can, our rustic frame (above) is a great way to give your guests a sneak peak of what they can expect from the rest of the decor.
Stylist tip: Transform a plan wedding cake with the same rustic accessories to really incorporate the cake in to your wedding style and theme.
Then why not view our Rustic Shabby Chic collection today!