Rustic, Western themes are popular in the US. These are unique themes that showcase the American culture.
Other than displaying American culture, Western-style weddings are becoming more famous because they are easy to organize. You can create handmade wedding materials from simple, everyday items. Just put together a pair of Western wedding corral boots and a cowboy hat, and you’re all set.
Here are more tips on planning a Western style wedding.
For the Invitations, Wedding Programs, and Souvenirs
Your first task is to send out invitations a few months before the planned date. Use western themes for your invitations, such us Western-style font, color, images, and country embellishments. Make your invitations, wedding programs, and souvenirs uniform by using the same designs.
For the Ceremony and Reception Decor
Typically, Western-style weddings are held outdoors; that’s why you should choose the warmer months for the ceremony. Place hay bales, colorful bunting, burlap, wild flowers or sunflower, lasso, mason jars, and horseshoes around your reception and ceremony areas. If your wedding is at night time, add twinkle lights that provide a country fair vibe.
You can also have the ceremony in an actual barn. How about arriving at the ceremony and reception riding a hayride? You can also ride a wagon to exit the reception.
For the Wedding Attire
A Western-style wedding is dressed down, more casual compared to other wedding themes. This also makes the theme more popular. The couples and the guests can comfortably wear Western-style clothing that can still pass as formal wear.
The bride can wear a pair of corral boots with matching cowboy hat. Bridesmaids and groomsmen can also wear the same combination matched with plaid shirts for boys and plaid skirts for girls.
Now, you’re all set! Don’t forget country-style gifts, too. You can use the same decorations and add-ons from the reception and ceremony for your gifts.