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If you’re searching for the best mountain wedding ideas, we’ve most likely already found them and included them in this post! That’s how crazy comprehensive this mountain themed wedding guide really is. Since already we love mountain themed everything — totally on that “the mountains are calling and you must go” bandwagon, ya know — a mountain + wedding post just makes sense. I’ve already been digging around the web for my fave mountain inspired coffee mugs, jewelry and such (like this), so why not go a step further and dig around on Pinterest, too?
So, on my quest for awesome weddings in the mountains, I figured out just what happens when you plan a mountain wedding.
Ready for it?
The result of planning a mountain wedding: you become more aware of your natural surroundings. You appreciate the nature that is all around you. You plan a remarkable wedding with the most breathtaking backdrops imaginable.
When you plan a mountain wedding, you design the most creative, unique, magazine-quality wedding that most couples would only dare to dream of.
But you’re here, doing it. And we think that’s pretty cool. Can we come?! I kid.
But really, your guests won’t even see what’s coming when they RSVP to your wedding in the mountains. They’ll think, oh wow, that sounds pretty relaxing… but wait until they see morning coffee views of the Smokey Mountains. Or the Rockies. Or breathe in the crisp mountain air on a jog before your rehearsal dinner. Or grab drinks with other guests at a local hotspot with views of sunsets over mountain ridges.
I’m telling you, I’m really lovin’ on this mountain wedding stuff.
So I did some digging. And more digging. Because I want you to get the most out of this whole outdoorsy vision and bring it to fruition for your incredibly memorable big day.
I found some seriously gorgeous reception ideas. Wedding invitations. Gifts! And it really took off! And even after I’ve whittled down this list, took an axe to some (still cool, but not quite on-point) ideas, and then took one last look at it, we still ended up with slightly over fifty awesome mountain wedding ideas. There should be a little something here for every mountain-lover, we say!
Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding near the Smokey Mountains or a huge soiree with stunning Rocky Mountain views, you’ll find some of the most creative mountain ceremony spaces, reception decor, favors, gift ideas, and more right here. We’ve rounded up over fifty (plus!) amazing mountain wedding ideas to inspire the Best Day Ever, all mountainside!
So, grab a cup of coffee (I’m picturing something like this and maybe sippin’ on this) and get inspired because it’s Friday, the weekend is upon us, and you’re about to embark on a pretty rad assortment of mountain-inspired wedding stuff. Enjoy!
Mountain Wedding Ideas
First, dream up your perfect wedding location.
It can be in the mountains, in a park with mountain views, at a cabin, in the woods. Wherever. In fact, it doesn’t have to be in the mountains at all; it can be in a nature-inspired setting with small mountain accents to show your love for the mountains or getting outdoors in general.
Once you select a location… it’s time to tell guests the exciting news of where and when the wedding will take place. Let’s tie it all into the theme!
Mountain Wedding Invitations and Save the Dates
Now, before you get started, you’ll want to tie in your wedding theme with a perfect invitation. It will set the tone for your entire event and tie it all together. Here are some we love, including save the date cards (by Happier Together:
These are a new design we’re loving right now (by INVITATLIA):
You’ll definitely need some mountain themed wedding invitations. Here are some of our favorites:
Other paper goods you’ll want to include: escort cards / place cards / seating charts, etc. Here are some of our favorites for mountain themed weddings.
Mountain Themed Wedding Welcome Sign
Greet guests with this beautiful acrylic wedding sign by KellyDuffyDesigns.
And add this charming “our adventure begins” sign to your escort card table. By ThistleAndLaceShop.
Mountain Themed Guest Book
Ah, the guest book! You will love this fun guest book alternative by TokenGram:
Mountain Themed Wedding Escort Cards + More
Have guests find their seats in a really creative way with these adorable mountain themed wedding escort cards and displays.
These place cards are super cute (spotted here):
And I can’t get over these table numbers, made from real wood (by Maine Branch Company):
Seat guests at place settings that exude rustic charm. I love how a wood slice serves as a makeshift charger.
Check out this HUGE set of table signs and a decorative rustic sign by NellasSignsnDesigns. It’s beautiful!
Instead of table numbers, you could use table names, and have them printed onto these chic mountain-range cards:
And these cool mountain table “names”. By NellasSignsnDesigns.
Or opt for regular numbers, but with a mountain theme (by BelleHanahPaperie):
And I loooove these! By Thistle and Lace Shop:
And use birch vases for the centerpieces:
Deck out your reception space with woodsy finds, like these charming chair signs for your sweetheart table! They’re fly fishing themed / woodsy, and I love the feathers (for a boho twist!)
Or these wood rustic signs instead (by SalvagedChicMarket):
Get a custom guest book with a mountain design, like this from Starboard Press:
Give these wedding welcome boxes to guests from LabelsRus:
Speaking of welcomes, this wedding welcome sign with a mountain range is a nice way to decorate your entryway. By Simply Love Creations:
Mountain Wedding Favors
When you think about favors for guests, go with some of these finds! For instance, these favor candles with a mountain design from AriaBellaCandles is one functional gift they’ll love:
Also loving these mountain themed favor tags by Letter and Leather.
Wrap up these adorable adventure themed cookies as favors for guests by BaketiniBakeShop.
Or fill muslin favor bags with homemade soap as favors… like this combination:
I like this bookmark favor from Little Wee Shop:
And we’re digging these trail mix favor bags from Mavora Art and Design). You could create a trail mix ‘bar’ and have guests fill up these adorable bags:
Guests love favors that are simply nature-inspired, too, like these custom wishing stones (spotted at K. Crook Design):
Mountain Wedding Gifts: Bridesmaids & Groomsmen
For a mountain themed wedding, you’ll obviously want to give awesome gifts to your wedding party. Here’s a ton we love, beginning with finds for the bridesmaids.
These earrings are like little mountain peaks (perfect for everyday wear). By Meltemsem.
Here’s another fabulous mountain themed necklace:
… this mountain and coordinates necklace (by Sincerely Silver):
… these cute stacking rings…
… this adorable bracelet, which I want just because…
… and this “mountains are calling” cuff bracelet by LiveInspiredDesign:
You can even pack a bunch of wedding day essentials in a cute tote, like this (or use it as a welcome bag for guests):
For the guys, we spotted these camp mugs from TheUnknotting…
Or this one, which reminds me of the great Ron Swanson:
This is the perfect boutonniere for the groom and groomsmen…
Or this with skis by NaturesDesigns4U:
It matches this cake topper perfectly (also from here):
They’ll also love this mountain range beer mug, or a flask:
And some cuff links are always a good idea:
This cool tie bar by JLynnCreations:
For the groom’s ring, consider something mountain inspired, like this from Peaces of Indigo:
… and this band from BentMLJewelry:
And you have to admit, this ring from Ash Hilton is pretty cool:
Thank You Cards
And, finally, you’ll want to keep the theme going even when the wedding is over with mountain thank you cards. We spotted these at Paper Ink Love:
And these by PrintSmitten.
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