June 26, 2013

Rustic Summer Camp Wedding

Did you find your true love at summer camp? There is something really special about a couple meeting at a young age and growing up together. If the outdoors is a large part of your relationship, celebrate your marriage at the place where it all started and plan a rustic summer camp wedding.

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Guests will be thrilled to know that their two best friends from childhood will be tying the knot. They will be even more excited when they realize it will be a camp reunion! Send out rustic save the dates and wedding invitations like the ones we used to let your friends and family know that the ceremony and reception will be held on the same campgrounds were the couple first met. We love the handwritten look of this William Arthur design, and love the elegance of the gold that brings a sense of "glamping" (or glamorous-camping) to the event. Calligraphy Invitations by William Arthur

Continue the elegance of the rustic outdoors into your wedding cake. Since the scenery is naturally set with browns and greens of the pines and forest, use pops of color in your floral arrangements and decor to add feminine touches to the space. Blush colored summer peonies on a simple tiered wedding cake is perfect or this outdoor wedding. Rustic Wedding Cake by Junebug Weddings

Incorporate your best friends from childhood in your wedding photos. They have been such a huge part of your growth and relationship, it's a perfect way to capture the love that extends to your whole circle. Take snapshots at your favorite places to hang out when you were all children, like your bunk, the canteen, the dock by the lake, and the dinning hall. Group Shot on the Water by Style Me Pretty

Using natural elements like burlap and wood add a rustic touch to the elegant wedding. We love the use of ferns, bushes, and green shrubbery in addition to summer flowers to decorate table tops. Tabletop Setting by Weddings in Woodville

Look for fun and creative ways to add fun elements to your wedding reception. Take a canoe (you can even customize it for your wedding) and fill with ice to store your favorite cold beers and beverages. Drink Station by The Wedding Warriors

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Calligraphy Invitations by William Arthur

What other ideas would you suggest for a couple hosting an outdoor wedding?