Your North West Wedding - February/March (Issue 78) home and Getty Images and “It’s crucial to choose a venue that complements your wedding theme. A barn can be the perfect venue for a rustic theme. For the ceremony, choose hayebales seating covered with assorted quilts and blankets. You could also have a wooden ceremony arch personalised with greenery and garden-inspired flowers.” – Bunmi from Boomz Events. “Carry an oversized bouquet filled with vines, greenery, pampas grass, and other botanical accents. Focus on using wildflowers and cheerful blooms, like daisies, sunflowers, roses, ranunculus, and poppies, to achieve that farmer’s market-inspired look.” – Bunmi from Boomz Events. “Hessian-wrapped chairs and cutlery holders, and wooden ladders decorated with greenery, hessian jars and photo frames make a perfect addition to any rustic wedding.” – Leigh from All That Glitters Weddings & Events. Rustic and and “Lanterns are a versatile detail that can decorate almost anything. They can be included on the reception tables, down the aisle, venue walkways, tent entrances, staircases, and more.” – Bunmi from Boomz Events. “Rustic chic is all about creating a setting that is laid back and effortless. Before the wedding, venture out and collect pine cones. These are excellent as you can spray them to your desired colour or keep them natural and they can be added to the bottom of your centrepieces or used as place card holders.” – Victoria from Blossom & Bows Event Hire. “When working with your florist, try and avoid peonies or flowers that sit neatly in your bouquet, instead go for blooms such as roses, hydrangeas and lots of trailing foliage.” – Victoria from Blossom & Bows Event Hire. and “Colours such as terracotta or burgundy work really well when planning a rustic wedding as the colour intensity is deep and will instantly add a richness to the room, giving you a warm and inviting atmosphere. When adding tapered candles to the tables, don’t just add one colour, mix these up and add different heights and colours to make your tables pop.” – Victoria from Blossom & Bows Event Hire. “The key elements for a rustic-styled wedding are lots of hessian, greenery, wood and lights. For example, wooden log slice centrepieces with hessian-wrapped jars, eucalyptus and bottle lights are always a winner.” – Leigh from All That Glitters Weddings & Events. https://makingmemoriesphotography12. and AllThatGlittersUK12 Getty Images 74