Wedding dates are as important as the first time you realized that you are head over heels for your soul mate. The whole process is not just hectic but magical. From the decor to the dress, you want it to be as magical as the first time you locked eyes. What better way that to choose your venue close to nature? You’re love will only bloom along with the flowers in the venue.
Garden weddings are a rage this season due its simple yet alluring charm. You’re safe from being OTT and exude a relaxed style. And, how magical is it to walk hand in hand with ‘the one’ all out in nature. Close to home, close to heart.
And, worry not brides and grooms, TBS has you’re back, we have ides for you that will make your outdoor wedding as luxe as an indoor wedding.
- THE DREAMY CEREMONIAL BACKDROP
Ah! Who here doesn’t love a gorgeous backdrop for their wedding? Especially when it’s made up of lush flowers, ribbons, fairy lights or whatever your creativity tells you. The backdrop adds a touch of fairytale style to your wedding adding to your fairytale wedding. A gorgeous backdrop will do more than contribute to its relaxed charm after all imagine how amazing your wedding pictures will be!
- A QUIRKY WELCOME SIGN
Most of the times it’s our parents who welcome all our loved ones and at times it’s not possible to be stationed at the entrance but why should this come in the way of making your guests feel welcome? The welcome sign becomes your saviour here, a quirky sign which says “Pick a seat, not a side, as we’re all family once the knot is tied” or “Welcome to the beginning of our forever”, will stay with your guests for a long time. Alternatively you can also write “Welcome to the wedding of Armaan and Zarin”.
- A Fancy Flower Bar
What are Indian weddings without full power flower shower? Incomplete. A flower is a step up from the chocolate fountains and dessert bars, A flower bar is essentially an array of fresh flowers sprawled out on a table so that guests may peruse the blooms and create their very own take-home bouquets, crowns, corsages, or use the petals as confetti.
- Creative Decor Fix
Fresh flowers, dainty lamps and all things beautiful should adorn your wedding venue to go with your real life fairytale. Any garden when decorated with creative adornments automatically spruces up the whole area. Not only do the photographs turn out to be amazing but it’s a venue enjoyed by guests of all ages. The smell of fresh flowers in the air and a perfect setting of the garden, you’d never want anything else.
- Informal Seating
When your guests kick back and relax, you can let go a sigh and relax too. No one wants a stressed out wedding with designated seating, let your guests decide and enjoy the wedding. With an informal seating, let the conversation flow, let the families unite and make most of the happy occasion. And, while it adds to your wedding’s character, it allows your guests to let themselves be and really enjoy.
- FOOD TRUCK + DRINK STATION FOR THE WIN
Recent trends show that couples are opting to take a more relaxed approach to their wedding food. Whilst traditional catering options are still on the menu, novelty ways of serving food or serving culturally-themed food is becoming increasingly popular, particularity when it comes to outdoor weddings.
- LIVING BOMBONIERE
Italian for a box containing “bonbons” (candies) also known as “favors”, are gifts given by hosts to their guests on special occasions such as weddings. Emphasize your garden wedding theme by giving your guests living bomboniere. Popular plant based bomboniere options include cacti, potted succulents or mini terrariums.
- LAWN GAMES
If you really wish to take a notch higher, lawn games is the way to go. With your guests being from all ages lawn games will tie all of them together. It turns to be a fun wedding activity and everyone enjoys win-win! Especially mothers will thank you for they can enjoy the ceremony in peace or play with their kids as well. So, entertain your guests with some fun lawn games. Anything from lawn bowls, to ring toss, giant Jenga or croquet will keep them occupied, especially while you’re having your photos taken!
These are a few things you could add to your garden wedding to make your special day unforgettable. And while these are just a few tips, you could also have a themed garden wedding, let your venue reflect on your invitation card by adding a packet of seeds to every card, make sure that the outdoor venue is mosquito free and the food should not be spoilt. Not everything about a wedding is perfect but this comes close to it. After all, your magical day needs a magical venue.