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Ideas for a Backyard Wedding

Kiko

Recognized for her exceptional talent in tent interior design, Kiko specializes in creating captivating, thematic spaces for major events.

Updated: April 29, 2024
Published: April 25, 2024

Introduction

This post is a collection of beautiful backyard wedding ideas found by the author after careful selection! Includes backyard wedding arch design, light fixture placement, drink holders, wedding signs, photo walls, including dressing up your pet, and more.

1. Wedding arch ideas for backyard

An arch can be used as a backdrop for a wedding ceremony and is also a popular choice for a group photo of guests and the couple leaving a memento.

What kind of arch do you want to exchange vows and wedding vows under?

Large Wedding Arch
If you have a large backyard, you can hire a professional wedding decorator to help you design a large arch like the one pictured below.
Arch For Backyard Wedding
If you are more hands-on and just want a simple wedding, you can choose to build a small arch yourself, with some candles and lamps.
Geometric Arch For Backyard Wedding
Build a geometric arch and decorate it with feathers or wheat ears.
Wedding Flower Arch
A set of barriers like this gilt-edged ironwork with colorful flowers also looks amazing!

2. Wedding aisle ideas for backyard

Green lawn, uniform color seating with colorful flowers make a natural path for the wedding aisle.

Go with the natural landscape of your own backyard, and if your backyard has a water feature such as a pond, fountain, or stream, use it as one of the backdrops or attractions for your wedding.

Wedding Aisle Ideas For Backyard

3. Wedding table decoration ideas

Wedding Table Decorations
Rectangular tables set up in a regular fashion in the backyard are a more common design.
Wedding Table Decor
Curved table layouts for backyard weddings can add a soft, elegant vibe to your venue.
Wedding Table
Flowers can be placed along a curved arrangement of tables with guests seated in pairs, which helps guests to communicate and interact with each other, so that everyone can feel the atmosphere of wedding fun!

4. Wedding tent decoration ideas

Clear Tent Wedding
A clear wedding tent is a unique and fascinating option.
Wedding Tent Decorations
A floral inversion in a tent amplifies the beauty of lighting and other decorative effects!
Tent Wedding Ideas
Tents can provide sun and rain protection and a comfortable space for weddings.

5. Swing for wedding

Design a beautiful floral swing for the old tree in your backyard, it will be a haven for the kids of your wedding guests!

Swing For Wedding

6. Wedding lighting ideas

Wedding Lighting Ideas
Use candles to light tables, sidewalks, and flower beds, and use windscreens to make sure they would not be blown out.
Wedding Lighting
Use candles to light tables, sidewalks, and flower beds, and use windscreens to make sure they would not be blown out.

7. Ideas for wedding photos on the wall

Ideas For Wedding Photos On Wall
Place some small props, such as Polaroid cameras, color pens, decorative stickers, etc., next to the sign-in board and welcome sign to encourage guests to take photos and leave their blessings in front of the photo wall.
Wedding Photos Wall
Folding wooden iron photo wall, place some vases at the bottom, choose flowers that match the theme and color of the wedding, a feeling of nature and sophistication is there!

8. Wedding drink station ideas

Wedding Drink
Find an aesthetically pleasing bartender and design a drink that makes an impression, like macaroons, cotton candy with pink cocktails!
Wedding Drink Station Ideas
Choosing cocktails that fit the theme and colors of your wedding can create amazing flavors and tastes by cleverly mixing different alcohols, juices and garnishes.
Wedding Drink Cart
Clean your backyard planter shelves, put in a nice drink, and the chic drink cart is on its way!
Wedding Drink Ideas
Ideas like this to nestle wine glasses into a grass wall are really nice! Buy a wine glass wall rack online (60$) then have your strong and powerful lover nail it to your backyard wall and you can have the same style!

9. Handwritten wine list for your wedding

It's time to unleash your design talents!

Use small flowers, leaves, bows or other decorations that fit your wedding theme. Don't overdo it to keep the overall simplicity and clarity. A handwritten wine list will add a childlike touch to your backyard reception!

Handwritten Wine List
Wedding Dance Floor Ideas

10. Wedding dance floor ideas

Hang garlands, strings of lights or tassels around the dance floor to add aesthetic appeal.

11. Decorate your wedding with beaded curtains

Choose sheer crystal, silver or gold beaded curtains to create layers and movement as they drape from the top of a tent or tree.

Beaded Curtains
Decorating The Wedding Door

12. Decorating the wedding door

The gate linking the house to the backyard can be stacked with flowers.

13. Seating arrangement idea

Seating Arrangement Idea
Gold frame with canvas is noble and elegant. [图片]
Wedding Seating Arrangement
Unlike the previous design, the rose gold brass with gradient red creates a festive, enthusiastic and vibrant backyard wedding atmosphere.

14. Move the furniture in your backyard

Comfortable sofas, coffee tables, armchairs, recliners, or chairs with soft cushions provide guests with a space to lounge and mingle.

Furniture In Backyard
Chairs Decoration Wedding Ideas

15. Chairs decoration wedding ideas

Simple white or black iron chairs with flowers and greenery can be beautiful and golden!

16. Backyard wedding sign ideas

Backyard Wedding Sign Ideas
The easiest design is to order a wooden sign online with your and your partner's names, wedding date, or other special wording along with some greenery and you've got a beautiful wedding sign!
Wedding Drink
Customizing a mirrored welcome sign is a popular choice these days.
Wedding Welcome Sign Ideas
Black with gold minimalist signage is especially good for wooden backyard weddings.
Sign In Ideas For Wedding
Maybe a DIY dark red plant stand with some flowers and string lights would make the sign below even more beautiful!

17. Wedding invitation ideas

Wedding Invitation Ideas
Cut-out card wrapped in translucent light white veil and closed with a bow for elegance.
Wedding Invitations Ideas
Creamy pink and creamy white lovely color scheme, textured thick paper, contrast wrapped in green gossamer, printed with small flowers.
Unique Wedding Invitation Ideas
Creative wedding cake model invitation designs.
Diy Wedding Invitation Ideas
Groom suit style invitation designs.

18. Decorate your tabletop with fruits

Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, citrus fruits, and grapes are fruits that are edible and pretty as table decorations!

Wedding Tabletop With Fruits

19. Wedding cake ideas

Wedding Cake Ideas
Doesn't the style of the cake reflect the bride's personality? Naughty and cute Wedding cake
Simple Wedding Cake Ideas
Mature and sensual style wedding cake
Wedding Cakes Ideas
Quiet Lady Wedding Cake

20. Dress up your pet

If your pet is comfortable with large crowds and new environments. Perhaps you can consider having your pet wear a special costume and show up for the ceremony, as well as having a special photo time.
My Wedding Pets

Conclusion

Having a wedding in your backyard is a wonderful experience! We hope these 20 backyard weddings ideas will inspire you create a one-of-a-kind celebration. Whatever ideas you choose, remember to make them fit with you and your partner's personalities and love story. May your wedding be filled with happiness and memories!

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