A rustic wedding style has become extremely popular and it’s no wonder. With the warm and comfortable feel that you get from rustic decor, it contrasts the chic wedding event perfectly. This roundup includes a variety of craft and DIY projects that you can easily do to enhance your rustic wedding theme.
Using natural items in your wedding decor is both pretty and inexpensive. In fact, some things can be made for free. When you have so many other expenses with a wedding, it really helps to save money on the decor. And, the nice thing is that you will not be skimping on style. Try one or several of these chic wedding ideas.
How To Create A Rustic Wedding Theme
There are so many things that you can easily make or put together for an elegant rustic feel. In fact, you will want to also check out these easy rustic wedding crafts. You will find a variety of ideas from signs to bouquets. If you are strictly interested in wedding centerpieces, see these ideas for centerpieces in a rustic style.
Here are some more ways to create a rustic wedding theme.
Rustic Place Card Holders
SOURCE: Green Wedding
These rustic chic place card holders are both elegant and simple to make. The calligraphy writing on the parchment paper give the look it’s elegance, dressing up the rustic base. Again, I love combining the two elements, both masculine and feminine.
For The Birds Wedding Favors
TUTORIAL: Intimate Weddings
Even the wedding favors can have a rustic flair! These adorable heart shape bird feeders make a fantastic wedding favor. They also make a fun rustic addition to the wedding tables. Because the favors are easy and affordable to make, it doesn’t matter if you have to make hundreds. It is basically like baking cookies.
Fun Advice Box Activity
SOURCE: Something Borrowed Wedding Blog
Decorate a cute little rustic box for holding advice notes for the bride and groom. This looks cute sitting out on a side table and provides a fun activity for the guests. It’s fun to read what kind of advice guests give the happy couple. Some is serious and other advice, not so much!
Evergreen Table Decorations/Favors
Natural evergreens in a rustic can are absolutely perfect for a winter Christmas wedding. For any time of the year, just change the label. Evergreens add natural beauty at any time. You could also use the tin cans as vases for fresh flowers. The nice thing about this idea, is that the favors double nicely as beautiful table decor.
More Ideas For Rustic Table Decorations
- Glue small clear glass jewel sequins onto birch branches and place several in a clear glass vase.
- Fill glass bowls with pine cones that have been sprayed with silver glitter spray and add some clear glass marbles.
- Wrap white pip berry garland around dark pine logs, standing straight up, with white taper candles mixed in.
Use pedestal trays like this snack tray I made for condiments. Maybe fill small crystal bowls with mints and place on the tray. You could add a lace doily on top of the tray for added elegance.
There is a lot you can do when you just start thinking about combining natural elements with a little bit of glamour. Pick something that you like from nature and then pair it with something that has some sparkle or shine or softness like lace.
Still looking for more ideas? Find everything you need with these rustic chic wedding crafts and projects.