Country weddings are popular all across the UK with beautiful settings from forests to fields and barns to hotels, there are many ways to do it. A wedding with a country theme tends to be more laid back and rustic compared to other themes, and certainly makes guests feel more comfortable. Here are 5 rustic wedding ideas that are perfect for country weddings Sussex and across the nation:
- Chalkboards – one coat of chalkboard paint and some chalk can turn anything in to a chalkboard, which offers a rural, handmade appeal. Use chalkboards for the menus, place cards, seating arrangements or something more.
- Plants and flowers – of course every wedding should have flowers, but for a rustic country wedding there should be green and bloom everywhere. Plants and flowers give the feeling of the countryside and improve the atmosphere no matter what type of venue the wedding is in.
- Simplicity – Country weddings are supposed to be simple, and the rustic look is easy to create. Instead of matching furniture and table linens, use wooden tables with vintage style chairs for a cute, mismatched look.
- Snacks – As well as offering a meal for guests, snacks are also a great idea for later on. Wedding receptions can be long days and guests will need refuelling, especially if they are dancing the night away. A nice gesture is to offer small snacks such as cookies, crackers and even roasted marshmallows to match the outdoor theme.