Who says only spring is the season for wedding? Christmas winter weddings can be even more magical well all credits go to the natural glimmer of snow and charm that holiday season brings to the occasion. If you are planning to do a Christmas wedding then surely you want to go for a rustic themed Christmas wedding because the style will perfectly be suited for the cold winter days, you can freely a calm, cozy and very friendly atmosphere for the attendees. As this is going to be a Christmas wedding make sure to include elements such as pinecones, flowers, candles, ribbons and many more things that symbolize Christmas. You can also use small compositions such as berries, tree branches and wood logs for more detailing. Down below we have mentioned dreamy rustic Christmas wedding ideas that will convince you to get hitched in the Christmas.
RUSTIC BARN WEDDING VENUE:
if you are planning a rustic themed Christmas wedding then a barn is the perfect set up for your big day. By choosing a barn that will suit your wedding style, will naturally help you to spend less on the décor items as the venue will speak for itself. Its totally just like for you to host your rustic Christmas wedding there.
GET HITCHED IN A TIPI:
Tipi’s just work wonderful for festival themed weddings that there is no chance that they will not well for your rustic Christmas wedding. if wedding in a barn is really not your type another venue option we love is getting married in a tipi. You can clearly break the rules and opt for something less traditional such as a tipi. Tipis are these amazing blank canvases that simply allow to be totally creative and gives you the freedom to be totally creative and design your very own rustic Christmas wedding.
OUTDOOR CEREMONY CAN NEVER GO OUT OF FASHION:
Host your wedding ceremony outside, just imagine a wedding ceremony that is surrounded by gardens, enchanted by woodland will surely put a rustic twist to your Christmas wedding. You can use hay bales or stripped back chairs for all your attendees to sit on – you can consider laying down the carpets and garlands made out of leaves, pine cones and berries down the aisle to make the wedding more magical.
PUT YOUR WEDDING CAKE ON A LOG:
once you are done selecting the cake for your wedding, just cut out a slice of the log to make a stand for the cake. What will impart more rustic vibes then a log of wood, this can look super more pretty by particularly adding a pop of foliage plant with rustic flowers all around the cake outside. We assure you that this will look so amazing that all your guests will be breath – taken by it.
USE LOGS TO MENTION THE NAMES AND VENUE:
Now logs are not just used for standing the wedding cake but it can also act to place the name holders and venues too. We bet that everyone at your wedding will adore these adorable place names, they will literally cost you nothing and will love these lovely little rustic mementoes and your guests can take them away with themselves.
CHOOSE WOOD FOR CALLIGRAPHY:
wooden numbers and names that are cut in gorgeous calligraphy font will really make every table stand out at the wedding. just pop them out into a potted plant or even watering the cans that are filled with the wildflowers. They will look so enchanting that everyone at your wedding will just appreciate the little detailing and will leave no chance behind to appreciate the beautiful decoration.
GO OUT OF THE WAY BY SWAPING THE VASE WITH JAM JARS:
Vases as a centerpiece at a wedding is such a cliché now, this time just go out of the way and swap vases for jam jars, it may not be a great idea as a budget hack but it will give your majesty tables a pretty and rustic edge. Wrap all your vases in the hessian and tie them with ribbon or string to add the pretty rustic style. Now if you are overdone with the how much work you have been doing as it is your wedding you can give this great task to the bridesmaid. To add more Christmas vibes to your Christmas wedding you can probably add pinecones or Christmas decoration stuff in the jam jars and put them on the table and it will work perfectly as a table décor.
As an ode to the magnificent style of the rustic wedding, we highly suggest that you can definitely go with the dried lavender other than of traditional flowers of your bouquet. The fragrance of the lavenders will be so amazing that it will spread everywhere and will perfectly make a great keepsake for your bridesmaid.
BRANCH OUT EVERYTHING:
by using a large branches and natural wooden poles as the base for the rustic chuppah, you can create a beautiful and elegant structure without making it look fancy and cheesy because when its going to rusty it can never be kitschy. To add more elegance, you can just attach soft florals. We cannot tell you that how magical will they look decorated along with berries, pinecones and tiny Santa Clauses along with some elves.
USE HESSIAN TABLE RUNNERS:
to add more rustic vibes to your wedding use a simple and cost – effective way to transform the simple white table cloth by simply running a hessian table all over the table. To decorate the tables, you can use succulents and cactus with some pebbles.
RUSTIC PLACE SETTINGS:
To properly set up the place you can use the matte golden tones, log place mats, vintage crockery, mismatched glassware, pine cones on your table and create a perfect rustic place setting, to add more rustic touch you can decorate the table with garlands by running it on the middle of the table.
HIRE RUSTIC CHAIRS FOR EVERYONE:
Forget all the fancy chair covers, sashes and bows because there is nothing rustic about them. You need to hire some vintage wooden chairs and decorate them with wooden signs or foliage or greenery with berries. There is no better way then embracing the theme by doing this. You will thank us later for giving this idea to you guys for the wedding because everyone will simply love the fact that how dedicated you are towards your wedding theme and how seriously you have taken the warmth of your wedding.
CLICK PHOTOGRAPHS WITH ANIMALS:
Are you all animal lovers! Then this is just the wedding idea for you. If you are choosing the farm as the wedding venue for your wedding ceremony then definitely that farm has animals, then why to miss the opportunity to take the opportunity to shoot some amazing pictures with them. A photoshoot can be arranged for the bride and the groom with the animals, the bride and the groom could not look more indulged in the rustic vibes if they have tried harder.
GET CHEESE WEDDING CAKE:
if you happen to have a savory tooth then go for a cheese cake that is surrounded by your favorite chutneys, breads and crackers. You can also decorate them with chocolate made pinecones and berries or you can also get it decorated with fruits.
ADD MORE SUCCULENTS AT YOUR WEDDING:
If you are planning to have your after a wedding favor that your guests will have to keep for long after the wedding then succulents are a great idea. You are allowed to lay out enough succulents in plant pots for everyone at the wedding to take the gift home and place them on a rustic wooden table. As they will see the succulents grow over the years they will constantly be reminded of your special day.
ADD GLOW TO THE WEDDING WITH CANDES:
now let’s face it that candles always add a cozy and romantic feel to the big day, additionally they are great options for lighting. Just keep this thing in mind that some places may be against the fact that you have naked flames, so before you start to think about the candles cross check with the hotel.
ADD FAIRY LIGHTS EVERYWHERE:
lighting the venue with fairy lights will make the wedding atmosphere more like a fairyland. Just add a warm glow to the wedding you must hang fairy lights everywhere. In our opinion you can never have too many fairy lights but we love the fact that you can cover your ceiling with these magical fairy lights.
CREATE YOUR OWN RUSTIC BACKDROPS:
photo booths are so overboard these days, in your wedding don’t create a photo booth. A rustic wedding is the perfect opportunity for you to take out your talent and craft your very own rustic photo backdrop using the pieces of wood, rustic flowers, pine cones, green garlands and berries.
USE A SIGN:
what is great then a welcome sign, that your guests will first see when they arrive at your wedding, so give them the taste of the theme of your wedding for the rest of the day by welcoming them with the wooden sign. They will simply love the rustic wedding sign as it will be all wooden with the pretty white or golden calligraphy and some draping foliage with some rustic flowers with Christmas tree decorating balls or tiny Christmas trees or Santa Clauses. In simple words – it is just a rustic crush perfection.
RUSTIC FLOWER CROWN FOR BRIDES:
Your bridal gown will go best and beautifully parallel with a flower crown – your inner hippy will dance in joy all time forever. Wear a flower crown instead of regular traditional veil, all you need to is to ask your florist to create one or follow steps from the internet to create one for you and your bridesmaids. You can without any doubt decorate it with beautiful rustic pine cones, flowers and berries. This idea will not only make everyone surprised and leave them with awe.
A BOHO WEDDING DRESS:
A boho wedding dress is not a bad idea and there will be no better way then this to tie your rustic wedding together than by clearly going for a relaxed, carefree and romantic dress and the dress is mostly featured with lots of embroidery and laces. It is not always compulsory that you go for fluffy wedding dresses but you should definitely go for a boho dress to add more rustic vibes to the wedding.
let the weather inspire your wedding invitations, you must go for the wedding and season inspired vintage cards. We all love the snowy scene and green, red, white and golden palate on the cards.
These were few ideas that will pull of your rustic Christmas wedding.