The trend of having a stunning outdoor wedding is profiteering among couples. And why not, outdoor weddings are a great way to enjoy the warm weather and natural beauty. No matter what type of wedding you are in, modern, rustic, Boho-chic; itself beauty of outdoor weather adds an icing on the cake for the entire wedding ceremony.
There is no doubt about the fact that an outdoor wedding is marvellous. You get to enjoy the romantic breeze, lovely blue skies and of course natural blooms, but before getting ready to party in the plein air, it’s good to know the pitfalls also. Here are the few tips which a bride and bridegroom have to look after to make their guests comfortable from the beginning to the sweet end.
Make your guests feel comfortable: Think about at what time of the year you want to tie the knot? Be it a sunny (hot) or cold (winters), make sure to never leave your guests stained. If you are planning to get hitched in summer, so make sure your ushers are giving cold water bottles to guests as they are seated. Also, there is a proper arrangement of refreshing smoothies and drinks which guests can enjoy all the time. And, the seating should be covered with a shed or tent. Or if, you are planning to hitch under the snow-covered blankets (always a good choice) make sure to serve hot-teas and coffee and also ask guests to bring extra layers to cover.
Always have a backup plan: No matter when you guys are planning to get hitched but are always ready with a backup plan, because nature not always be cooperative. And in case of an outdoor wedding, it is must to have a nearby indoor arrangement where guests can rest or lay down. Be sure to consider these factors and determine the best plan of action, so you are a lot less stressed should the weather turn for the worst last-minute. Most of the venues offer emergency options, so be ready to face every type of challenge.
Dress Accordingly: if you are having a summer wedding, avoid wearing long sleeves or lacy dresses and consider shorter dresses. Same in case of fall/winter weddings. Avoid strapless or tea-length dresses. The one golden rule which a bride always remember is to wear the most comfortable clothing and shoes at the wedding as you have to carry them a long day out.
Keep an eye on flower decor & arrangments: The one thing which is often overlooked at the wedding until the last moment is the beautiful flower decoration. Make sure not to expose flowers in the harsh sunlight, also its good to consider the natural blooms of that particular season, to avoid any disappointment.
Wedding Theme: To make your outdoor wedding beautiful, plan to have a wedding theme from rustic to boho. Select any theme which speaks two of you. Moreover, consider your wedding style also, that it will match with your wedding theme or not? If you are having a traditional Christian wedding, then you are good to go with any of wedding theme, but the same doesn’t go with the Asian wedding or a Chinese wedding.
Permits: Don’t forget to get the permit of having an outdoor wedding from the city parks department or other local government. Make sure to follow the concerning rules.
Directional signage: Usually, outdoor wedding uses signboards to direct their guests in the right direction.
Now, you are all set to have a gorgeous and memorable outdoor wedding. Keep this tips in mind and have a blast!