Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas – Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Today we’re sharing with you this utterly gorgeous wedding shoot, styled by Lauradana of Wedding Creations and captured by the very talented Theresa Furey. The concept behind the shoot was to create a rustic elegant wedding theme – a heavenly combination! The team used an abundance of greenery, natural materials such as hessian and linen, as well as subtle metallic details for a hint of glamour. The result was just stunning, so let’s take a look…

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas – Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Lauradana of Wedding Creations opted for rustic brown wedding stationery, teamed with a mini wreath tied with twine ribbon. She added a natural linen napkin, which looks effortlessly elegant against the contrast of a gold rimmed plate.

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Lots of couples have fallen in love with the idea of a greenery garland as an alternative to traditional wedding centrepieces. This works perfectly for long trestle tables and it looks striking against a weathered wooden surface. The team worked in a handful of golden candlesticks for a romantic glow.

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas For the seating plan, Laura attached our tree slice gift tags to a roll of twine ribbon using wooden pegs. If you love this idea for your own wedding day, all you need to do is write the name of each guest on the tree slice. You can also add a few flowers or sprigs of foliage to the twine ribbon.

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While you can display this style of seating plan however you choose, the team used an old wheel as their inspiration. This is the perfect match for an industrial wedding venue or a rustic barn. Your guests will also love the unusual and unique idea for your table arrangements.

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

The team opted for a rustic wooden tree slice for the table number, held gracefully in a antique gilded frame. The contrast of both elements really does pull off a rustic elegant wedding theme, don’t you think?

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Natural linen wedding favour bags were a wonderful addition to the styled shoot and they can be filled with anything of your choice. From seeds to boiled sweets – there are plenty of ideas. Herbs or dried lavender are a lovely option for a rustic elegant wedding theme.

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

This is one wedding cake table with the ‘WOW’ factor. The antique gold frame offers the perfect backdrop for the collection of rustic wooden cake stands, and of course that delicious wedding cake!

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Take a peek at the rest of the images and indulge in the rustic elegant wedding inspiration. Prepare to swoon!

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

Rustic Elegant Wedding Ideas - Tree Slice and Escort Card Ideas

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Photographer – Theresa Furey
Stylist – Lauradana of Wedding Creations

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10 Ways To Use Wooden Crates At Your Wedding

There are so many wonderful ways to use wooden crates at your wedding, and they’re a fab piece of decor. From tables plans to drink display, find out how you can use wooden crates throughout your big day…

10 Ways To Use Wooden Crates At Your Wedding

Are you planning a country garden or rustic wedding theme? Then you’ll adore this idea! Simply fill a wooden crate with some gorgeous Spring or Summer blooms. You can place them at the entrance of your wedding venue, dotted around outside or wherever takes your fancy. They’ll look so gorgeous.

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Struggling for ideas for your wedding tables centrepieces? Wooden crates filled with pretty posies also look stunning on your wedding tables. You could personalise your wooden crates by stamping or writing your name and wedding date onto the side.

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If you’re looking for a unique cake stand, consider using a wooden crate! A lovely alternative to a traditional cake stand, simply turn the crate upside down and place your cake on top. This is a wonderful choice if you’re using wooden crates throughout the rest of your venue decor, and it’ll help your theme to tie in.

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While we’re on the tasty topic of food, let’s take a look at the rest of your refreshments. You could fill wooden crates with beer or cider – this is will be ideal if you’re dreaming of a relaxed affair in the Summer. Alternatively, you can use wooden crates to display glass drink dispensers. Fill them with cocktails, fruit juice or lemonade for a sizzling Summer celebration.

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Not only do wooden crates look fabulous, they can be incredibly useful too. Use them to hold your wedding favours or programs! Create some stylish signage to let your guests know where they can find their favours or programs. Alternatively, you could write any information on the wooden crates.

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Wooden crates can also be used to hold your wedding confetti. Whether you’re using confetti cones or little bags, your guests will love picking up a bag of confetti to throw over you!

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Many wedding guests aren’t sure where to put their cards and gifts after the ceremony. Make it clear for them by draping some cute ‘CARDS’ bunting across a wooden crate. It’s a modern alternative to a card and gift table, and it’ll make sure everything stays safe and out of the way.

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Let your guests know where they’re sitting with a striking table plan using wooden crates. Simply hang a roll of twine ribbon across a wooden crate, and use wooden pegs to hang your seating plan to the ribbon. You could fill the crate with moss or flowers – perfect for a pretty Spring affair!

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Stack a number of wooden crates on top of one another to create a statement shelf at your wedding. Use the shelves to display your favourite photographs, potted plants or little treasures you’ve collected over the years.

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Decorate your ceremony area with lots of wooden crates, blooms and lanterns. This will make your ceremony space completely unique, and it can easily transform a simple wedding venue.

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Whether you love the idea of a country barn celebration or a rustic wedding theme, crates are the perfect decor idea to pull off any theme!

 

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces – Real Wedding

Charlotte and Bradley tied the knot at the show-stopping Shustoke Barn, and used a pink wedding theme. Discover how this pair pulled off the prettiest wedding theme using wooden crates, confetti petals and our blackboard bucket centrepieces.

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Wooden Crate Boxes, Confetti Petals & Blackboard Bucket Centrepieces

Charlotte and Bradley added a touch of country charm to their wedding tables by using our blackboard buckets as their wedding centrepieces. These blackboard bucket centrepieces are the perfect fit for a rustic or country wedding. You can write the table name or numbers on the piece of blackboard. This loved-up duo opted for a delightful combination of blush pink, ivory and green blooms created by Passion for Flowers to fill their blackboard buckets. We love the fact that they used lots of little tea-lights to give their tables a warm glow.

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There are lots of different ways you could use our blackboard buckets centrepieces throughout your wedding. You could stack them up to use them as a stylish seating plan, or you could fill with fun activity books and table games to keep the children entertained.

Charlotte and Bradley also used wooden crates throughout their wedding day to add a rustic feel to their decor. They used the crates to hold the bride and bridesmaids’ beautiful bouquets. You can also use wooden crates to display your seating plan, or as shelves for decorations.

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The couple opted for pink confetti to use after they had said ‘I Do’. If you’re struggling for ideas on how to display your confetti, this real wedding is bursting with inspiration.

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You could display it in silver buckets for a dash of country garden elegance. They also look gorgeous in floral cones or our ‘Sprinkle Me’ bags.

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We adore how Charlotte and Bradley filled jugs with roses and used them to decorate their wedding venue. They used them to add a floral touch to their card and gift table, and it effortlessly added to the beauty of Shustoke Barn!

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Passion for Flowers have some fabulous ideas for their weddings, such as tying a simple luggage tag to each buttonhole. This is a fab way of avoiding any confusion on the morning of your wedding day!

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As you can see, Charlotte and Bradley’s wedding day was overflowing with gorgeous pink details. The perfect inspiration if you’re dreaming of a rustic or country wedding theme…

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Wedding Venue – Shustoke Barn / Florist – Passion for Flowers / Images – Gemma Williams Wedding Photographer

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How To Create A Rustic Wedding Dessert Table

A rustic wedding has always been a popular choice for couples, and we don’t think this charming theme is going anywhere! Whether you’re planning a country barn wedding or an outdoor celebration, a rustic wedding dessert table is a delicious addition. Discover our tips and tricks for creating the ultimate rustic wedding dessert table.

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A wedding cake table backdrop is guaranteed to look gorgeous and it’s an easy way of adding the wow factor to your wedding venue. A hessian or burlap backdrop will look wonderful behind your dessert table. However, you could also use some rustic brown paper as a backdrop. If you’re providing your guests with various yummy treats, we love the thought of writing the menu selection on the paper.

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Wooden pallets would also make a unique backdrop your dessert or cake table, and they’re the perfect way to add a rustic touch to your decor. If you wanted to add a pop of colour, simply tie some ribbons or pretty balloons to the pallets. Blooms and foliage are also the perfect match for wooden backdrops.

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Make a statement with a rustic wedding dessert table by using a combination of wooden crates and ladders. You can decorate the ladders with greenery, lanterns or vases full of flowers. If you are using wooden crates as part of your rustic wedding dessert table, we suggest using them as part of your centrepieces too. You could also use them to hold your confetti cones or wedding programs. This will keep your wedding decor looking coordinated.

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Have you ever considered using wooden barrels to create a rustic wedding dessert table? Place your wedding cake on just one barrel, or you use two to create a table overflowing with delicious treats and yummy cakes.

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Stuck for ideas on how to decorate your rustic wedding dessert table? Look no further than dried moss. You can use this to decorate the edges of the table, and it’ll be the perfect way of adding a rustic vibe to your reception. Why not use it to line your reception tables too?

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Wild blooms with a country garden feel will look super pretty tied to your dessert table. Use a twine ribbon for an extra rustic touch. Keep the same theme throughout your decor by pinning them to the end of your aisle pews too.

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We love how you can use a variety of wooden crates to create a unique cake and dessert display. Style the crates so they are different heights and shapes for extra interest. Your guests won’t be able to resist having a slice of cake or two.

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Cheese cakes are a delicious addition to any dessert table, and they’re a must-have addition to a rustic wedding. Fill the drawers of a dresser with savoury biscuits, cutlery and fruit.

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Use a variety of rustic wooden tree slices to display your wedding cake, cupcakes or other scrumptious delights. Use a mixture of different sizes and styles – this natural and wild style is simply made for a rustic wedding.

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Go all out with your wedding cake stand by using a large tree stump. You could even carve out a heart or your initials into the wood for a personal touch. Our birch bark lanterns with a heart cut-out would look fab surrounding your dessert table.

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There is something so romantic and charming about a rustic wedding, and it’s easy to reflect this theme through your dessert table. Don’t let your wedding cake and desserts go unnoticed with our rustic wedding table inspiration!

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How To Create This Rustic Table Plan At Your Wedding

Designing the perfect look for your rustic wedding takes more than finding the perfect wedding venue. Whether you’ve opted for a country barn or an English garden-inspired venue, it’s the decor that creates your rustic theme. Today we’re talking about a rustic table plan that will seriously set the scene for your special day…

One of the things we love most about rustic weddings is the fact it’s such an effortless yet beautiful theme. It’s perfect for those couples who want an organic, country feel to their day. It’s the little details that count, which is why this rustic plan table is made for a rustic affair!

Fleur Couture created this gorgeous rustic table plan using items from The Wedding of My Dreams shop.

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How To Create Your Rustic Table Plan

This rustic table plan looks fab if you’ve got a variety of different size wooden crates. Fleur Couture placed the crates on the sides and layered them on top of one another as if to create shelving for the plant buckets and other props.

Place a couple of milk churns on top of the crates and fill with blooms for the ‘wow’ factor. Choosing flowers that match your wedding bouquet will look beautifully coordinated. Wild, natural flowers look particularly wonderful with this set-up as it simply adds another rustic element.

Use props such as a ‘LOVE’ light up sign to add a touch of ambience to your table plan. You could make it really personal by adding frames full of your favourite photographs and placing them in the shelving part of the crate. The possibilities are endless when it comes to decorating the wooden crates!

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Rest the wooden table plan from The Wedding of My Dreams against the crates and fill the mini silver buckets with more pretty posies. Once you’ve done this, all you need to do is the finishing touches. Tie the brown luggage tags to the silver buckets and write down the seating arrangements so it’s clear where your guests need to sit.

This is such a simple yet effect rustic table plan and it looks beautiful in any area of your venue. Set up in the corner of your reception room so guests can easily see where they’re seating. You could even place it on a table to make it more of a ‘focal point’ of your reception room. The mixture of the wooden crates and colourful flowers will really help to create that beautiful rustic feel to your wedding venue. Keep the style throughout your wedding day and use crates or milk churns filled with blooms as your table centrepieces.

Florist and Styling – Fleur Couture
Photography – SDS Photography

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