Rustic Archive

5 DIY Wedding Favors You Can Make in an Evening

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Brides: if you’re looking for easy DIY wedding favors you can tackle in an evening, you’re in for a treat today! We’ve teamed up with the team at Weddingstar to feature five hand-picked DIY wedding favors, all of which are fun and easy-to-do. To pick a wedding favor guests will love (and remember), make sure it a) is functional, and b) coordinates with your wedding theme. We spent plenty of time browsing Weddingstar and we were impressed by the quality of these wedding DIY supplies and how easy it was to incorporate any wedding theme. Plus, you can add your own custom touches with initial stickers, twine, personalized tags, and more. Read on to see five easy DIY wedding favors and tell us: which one do you love?

21 Most Unique Boutonniere Ideas

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by the ritzy rose

The groom is unique: why should he wear the same old floral boutonniere? Today we’re inspiring you to get creative and think outside the traditional bout box. We’ve rounded up the most unique alternative boutonniere ideas from around the web and we’ve included a little something for everyone. There’s a spark plug boutonniere for the mechanic, a compass for the sailor, a guitar pick boutonniere for the music-lover – even hops for the home brewer! We’ve also incorporated favorite wedding theme ideas like a starfish boutonniere for the beach, a skeleton key for a vintage wedding, and a cotton boutonniere for rustic weddings. Read on to get inspired and see which alternative boutonniere ideas made the list! (P.S. And, we want to know… what’s the most unique boutonniere you’ve ever seen?)

A Gorgeous Vermont Farm Wedding: Caroline + John

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Meet today’s featured couple, Caroline and John. They had a gorgeous Vermont farm wedding last summer with both rustic and elegant details you’ll love! The location of their wedding was at the Inn at Mountain View Farm in East Burke, VT. These beautiful photographs you’re about to see will take you from the start of their wedding day to its joyous end. See all the amazing photos by Eric Boneske Photography after the click…

50 Best Rustic Wedding Boutonnieres

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Hi, lovelies! Emma here. So, tell me if this sounds like you: you’re planning a rustic wedding and almost every single detail has been accounted for. You even picked out what to wear while getting ready. And then you realize, oh no, boutonnieres! The wedding boutonniere is one of the most commonly overlooked details, and yet, there are so many rustic wedding boutonnieres to choose from… especially handcrafted ones! We’ve worked on a very comprehensive list of fifty rustic boutonnieres to inspire you today so you can pick one he’ll love, relax, and cross yet another thing off of your to-do list. So, let’s get started, shall we?

A Kansas City Wedding at the Buffalo Lodge
(Rustic Weddings)

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If you like rustic weddings, then you’re sure to love Megan + Jordan’s wedding at the Buffalo Lodge! Their wedding last summer was held just outside Kansas City at a venue where the buffalo roam. (Seriously, they had photos with real buffalo!) Megan and Jordan’s wedding was absolutely beautiful — and Jana Marie Photography has incredible photos to prove it! See the photos and find out more…

A Magnificent Rustic Spring Wedding in Georgia

Bride walking | Kelly and Paul's Rustic Spring Wedding in Georgia (Georgia Weddings) | http://www.emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/a-magnificent-rustic-spring-wedding-in-georgia-weddings/ | photo: You Are Raven

It’s spring and we’re happy to be featuring Kelly and Paul’s rustic spring Georgia wedding. This happy couple was married last May in a private backyard. There are lots of spring details you’ll enjoy such as mint bridesmaid dresses and the purple and pink floral decorations. Their rustic elements included boutonnieres, dream catchers, a chalkboard program sign, and wood slab cake stands. Their photographer, Raven from You Are Raven, captured their day beautifully. See Kelly and Paul’s amazing photographs after the click…

30 Beautiful Peach and Mint Wedding Ideas

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It’s time for another color board to help you choose your wedding palette! Today we’re focusing on peach and mint, two of our favorite pairings for a spring or summer wedding. These soft muted colors go with floral, bohemian, rustic, or shabby chic wedding themes extremely well. Take a look at thirty of our handpicked finds to inspire you with this beautiful palette!

A Whimsical Wedding in Charleston with Pretty Purple Colors

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Meet our wonderful couple, Kathleen and Don! Their whimsical Charleston wedding has pretty purple colors and rustic DIY touches. The beautiful wedding took place at the majestic Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. The ceremony was outdoors under giant Live Oaks with draped Spanish moss. Gorgeous! A reception followed after photos captured by Corrie from MCG Photography in the venue’s historic Carriage House. The couple along with their family and friends created most of the DIY wedding details including the invitations, decorated tin cans attached to their car, cake stand, centerpieces, creative wood signage, card box, Mr. and Mrs. chair signs, and “Love” cake topper. See the photos, details, and find out more about their couple after the click…

A Bohemian Colorado Wedding: Ashton & Jacob Get Married!

Bohemian Colorado Wedding with pink, gold, and blue | http://www.emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/bohemian-wedding-full-of-love-in-colorado/ | photo: Shutterfreek

Ashton and Jacob’s bohemian Colorado wedding was fantastic! We have tons of great photos captured by Paul from Shutterfreek and you’re going to really enjoy seeing them. This fun-loving couple were married this past October at the Blue Lake Ranch & Ridgewood Event Center in Hesperus, Colorado. They chose pink, blue, and gold for the colors. Their bohemian theme offered many details including the bride’s crystal headband, gold colored table decor, Mr. and Mrs. monograms, custom flower programs, and birch arbor. Their three-tiered cake looked amazing and was surrounded by cupcakes and cake pops. How scrumptious! Get ready for the fun, all the love, and the amazing photos…

50+ Best Wedding Invitations – 2016

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by tying the knots

Hi, loves! Emma here. Wedding invitations are one of *the* toughest decisions to make for your wedding. After all, you only get to pick one and it needs to convey the theme and tone of your wedding — all in one printed card. And you want *yours* to stand out from all others. So, where the heck are you supposed to start looking? That’s where we come in! Whether you were supposed to order your invitations a week ago (oops) or you’re just getting your feet wet with wedding theme ideas and colors, you’ll find it all right here. We’ve rounded up the best wedding invitations to inspire your big day including modern, vintage, beach, barn, woodland, and more. There are even more trends and colors, but this list is designed for unique wedding themes. To be honest, this list was supposed to stop at fifty, but I couldn’t help myself, hence the fifty-“plus”. Just wait until you see them all…