Breathtaking DIY Rustic Wedding

It’s been a life-long dream of mine to have a rustic style wedding. Now that we’re planning to have one, I started to look for ideas on the internet. I found the majority of my inspiration from Pinterest and a few on other blogs. I also tried visiting nearby antique shops to see unique things for my dream wedding. It’s a long process, and it takes time and effort, but it is all for a good cause.

THEME

I like DIYs because it is where I can express my sense of style. With an extra pair of helping hands, a DIY rustic wedding is easy to achieve. You just need enough time for the preparation. Renting wedding services is much more comfortable but can get costly. I prefer to invest my money in something more sensible. I want the colors light and pleasing to the eyes such as ivory, peach, pale pink, and cream. Since it’s rustic, brown and a touch of gold is beautiful.

Invitation
Any bride wishes for that one-of-a-kind wedding invite that makes an impression. Customized is the best way to go and fortunately, it is now possible with Mixbook. Simply visit their website, upload pictures, choose the theme, and that’s it! Easily select from a pre-designed template or even create one from scratch! Mixbook also offers personalized wedding guest books too!.

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Attire
I want our dress motif to be simple and comfortable. For the gents, white long sleeves and dark pants will do, with a touch of peach or ivory bow ties to balance. A brown shoe of their choice is also recommended to complete the outfit. For the ladies, I don’t want to put too much pressure on them to wear a heavy dress. Just like the guys, I want them to be comfortable, so a simple white dress with a nice cut is just perfect. As for their footwear, a pair of heels is preferred, but flats are acceptable. As long as they wear the same color palette given, it’s okay.

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Wedding gown
The wedding gown is one of the highlights of the occasion, so it is best to give attention to it. For me, I want it simple yet elegant looking. A gown-like dress is what I want, and the color would be the traditional white. To enhance my curves, I will use Bali Lace ‘N Smooth® Bodybriefer. Definitely in color white to match my gown. I choose Bali Lace ‘N Smooth® Bodybriefer because it is comfortable, I can wear it all day long and accents my natural curves. It would also help conceal my post-pregnancy belly and love handles. All of these, without sacrificing the comfort.

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Flowers
I want to hire a professional florist because I want a floral backdrop for photo ops and a flower arch where the ceremony will be held. Since I am unsure if I can DIY this part of my wedding, I’ll just leave it to the expert. I can already imagine all the beautiful memories and photos to be made.

Accessories
Accessories are also important. In our tradition, we have this thing where the bride is supposed to wear something old, something new, and something borrowed. For that new accessory, I want to wear the perfect earrings that will match my dress, but preferably not the usual choice of diamond. Which is why I chose to wear a Charles & Colvard moissanite studs earrings on my wedding day. Why? It is after all the world’s most brilliant gem. Plus they have plenty of designs to choose from.

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Aside from the accessories, I also want my manicure to be chic and glamorous. For my nails, it is an obvious choice –Zoya Nail Polish because of its big-10 free, breathable formula. Plus, they have pretty colors to choose from to match any style and look. Since I want my wedding to have soft colors, either Jordan (ZP886), Leia (ZP835) and Abby (ZP887) is a perfect choice. Zoya’s Abby Nail Polish is my personal favorite.

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Décor
Pinterest is a great place for DIY ideas, so decorating is a lot easier. A few clicks and a dream DIY rustic wedding is possible. Add mason jars, wooden tables, wood accessories such as pallets and frames, as well as antique treasures that will work as additional decoration, repurpose “old” furniture and voila!

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Ring
I want my ring to be unique yet still affordable because at the end of the day, what will matter most is the memories, so I choose Charles & Colvard once again since they offer quality jewelry without the need of spending too much.

To keep my wedding ring safe and with me at all times, I am also getting a RingHero. RingHero is a wristband that will help secure my treasured ring inside its zippered pocket. I can do all sorts of activity worry free!

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A wedding is something to look forward to. It is one of the most precious memories of every couple. Which is why I am sharing some of my wedding ideas in hopes that it will help some of you create your dream wedding too! So if you’re reading this and preparing for a DIY rustic wedding theme, I wish all the best and good luck!

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Comments

  • Elizabeth

    great suggestions here! Love that little zippered ring pocket idea to keep the ring safe!

  • Kristi ann

    Such beautiful ideas here! I really love the nail colors!

  • angie

    lovely simply elegant the dress takes star attraction

  • Daisy Teh

    I am so in love with all the photos above! All the shots are amazing 🙂

  • athena

    Cute ideas – you are much more brave than I am for sure. But great ideas.

  • nancy

    I love all of these ideas, but your hair? The hair is show stopping.

  • Sarah Bailey

    It sounds like you have a beautiful wedding all planned out ready. I have to admit I don’t know what my perfect wedding would be like at all.

  • CaRissa

    Weddings are so lovely these days! You have so many great ideas!

  • Ada

    This box is so fun and perfect for a bride to be! That RingHero is definitely something that I want to look into! Perfect for the gym!

  • Tiffany

    My cousin had a rustic style wedding and it was beautiful! Simple and so elegant and was perfect choice for her.

  • candy

    Rustic weddings are all the thing now. Makes them feel really comfortable and welcoming.

  • robin rue

    A rustic wedding sounds nice. I tend to put a lot of weight into the accessories. I think they are one of the first things I notice.

  • Janet

    First of all you are so beautiful! I just did a DIY wedding at my home for my daughter and you have some great ideas here!

  • Msddah

    Love the theme of this wedding. Such beautiful layout.

  • Amber Myers

    What great ideas!

    We just had a courthouse wedding. Less fuss. And cheap. Which are two things I love!

  • Alli Smith

    Weddings are so much fun! I remember helping plan all three of my daughters weddings and that’s a great idea to keep that ring safe. Love this!

  • Jeanette

    I have always liked rustic weddings! They are simple and beautiful! My friend is looking for ideas for her wedding so I think I will show her this!

  • Melissa Chapman

    It is great that you are doing some traditional things and others of your own choosing. The dress looks amazing and the wedding should be great.

  • Tasheena

    These are the perfect ideas for a rustic wedding. I love all of the little details. The lace bodybriefer would be perfect for the occasion.

  • Petet

    These are great and incredibly creative ideas. I love the ring pouch / wristband idea. Don’t recall how many times I’ve lost my own ring, let alone j’s

  • Franc Ramon

    I agree DIY is the way to go for invitations. It’s a lot more special and it can be less costly. It looks like you had a great wedding planned.

  • Chubskulit Rose

    You look beautiful! This post took me back to the time of my wedding, thanks for sparking the memory.

  • valmg @ Mom Knows It All

    It sounds like you have a pretty clear idea of what you’d like which is a great start. The Zoya nail polish colors are pretty.

  • Marysa

    You have so many great ideas, and I love that you are thinking of your wedding party too. How nice that you are considering the comfort of the bridesmaids and their dresses. Sounds like it will be wonderful!

  • Melanie

    We had a destination wedding of sorts, so I did not have to do very much for preparation. I like that there are so many DIY ideas on the internet for brides to personalize their special day. Your photos here are lovely!

  • Jean

    Well, my wedding has come and gone. Hopefully I won’t have another one anytime soon as I’m very happily married. That said, a rustic theme is perhaps something interesting to consider. Thanks for sharing this!

  • Oyinkan

    I love a touch of peach! I also love getting custom made dresses for weddings lol

  • Nabanita Dhar

    Just watched the #RoyalWedding and now your post makes me want to redo the whole wedding again but differently!

  • hartwanders

    wow! i love this rustic wedding of yours. especially the gown. 🙂

  • LiveLoveAndAdventure

    The wooden pallet planters are gaining so much popularity and I see them everywhere. I have a pallet on the side of my house and instead of breaking it down and burning it in a beach bonfire, I might actually try to make a planter out of it!

  • Ricci

    I’m a single lady and this has me all up in my own wedding day fantasy…LOL!! I think that body suit is stunning!!

  • Sondra Barker

    Beautiful ideas for a simple wedding

  • PUJARINI

    These are such cute ideas! I love the neutral colors

  • Jessica

    So many beautiful things shared here. I have heard many great things about that Zoya nail polish. I have yet to give it a try.

  • GiGi Eats

    I just saw someone else post about this and now i am sad I didn’t get one of these boxes when I got married!!!

  • Rachel

    I love zoya brand nail polish. It is the best and goes on so well and has amazing colors.

  • Wanda Lopez

    I’m a wedding lover through and through. Loving all the tips for a rustic wedding that is chic and girly. You have taken care of all the details. A great post for any bride.

  • Terri Beavers

    You make me want to plan a wedding. I love all of your ideas, if I ever get married I’m going to DIY most of it.

  • Minakshi Bajpai

    I love all of these ideas, but your hair? The hair is show stopping.

  • KS Rao

    beautiful ideas and suggestions, especially the ring pouch is cute and nice idea to keep the ring safe.

  • Nita Okoye

    Can I just say that your Dress, bodysuit, and earrings is everything! I totally fell in love with it! In fact, I love the whole idea!

  • Alaina Monster

    I love rustic wedding themes. I’m loving those earrings. So elegant!

  • Meagan Badore

    These all look so beautiful. I love the use of the distressed crates as part of the decor with the flowers draped over them. Very beautiful

  • Agentszerozerosetter

    A rustic wedding?! Oh wow, so beautiful! You seem to have the right clear ideas to let it be an amazing day!!!

  • Alison Rost

    These are great tips for couples who are planning their wedding. It’s really nice to be able to DIY stuff because it can save you so much.

  • Ruth I.

    These are pretty nice ideas! I love your idea of wedding gown and can’t wait to see what you will come up with.

  • georgia boanoro

    What great ideas, I love everything! Thank you for sharing, I hope your article will inspire the ladies who are preparing their weddings!

  • Andrea

    these are all such fun and cool suggestions. the dress is so pretty, love how elegant it is.

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