30 Ingenious Ideas for a Small Intimate Backyard Wedding on a Budget
Whether you want total flexibility for your big day, or want to save money on your wedding decor, backyard is always a perfect place to consider as your wedding venue. One of the avantages to hosting a backyard wedding is that you have complete freedom to make the wedding personal, unique, and totally YOU! From the ceremony to the dance floor to the photo booth , here are some of our favorite backyard wedding ideas to hep you throw an intimate party that can save you some serious cash as well.
1.Do it Yourself Wedding Arch
Creating an aisle in your backyard can be easy .Whether you want a classic and minimalist wedding arch, a simple and elegant arch with greenery or florals, a bohemian arch with macrame… the possibilities are endless
2. Personal Wood Wedding Signs
Having a homemade wedding sign is so easy for a casual backyard wedding. You can also add your personalities into the signs will impress your guests deeply.
3. Light Up Your Wedding Reception
Charming string lights are decorative and functional, they’re a gorgeous way to light up the space after the sun sets. You can hang them from trees, along a fence, or from tentpoles throughout the yard.
4. Set a Long Banquet-Style Table
Backyard weddings are all about family and friends that have become family. Make the reception feel welcoming and open with a long banquet-style table. Guests will enjoy the warmth and cheer of celebrating the couple side by side.
5.Use A Simple Table Setting
Backyard is a good place for setting a budget-friendly wedding that are stylish and pretty at the same time. Try decorating your wedding table with exsiting elements nearby, like the green leaves or floweror plant pots.
6. Creative Photo Display
Stack white crates filled with black and white photos of the newlyweds, eucalyptus, and lanterns for a personal décor statement that’s both refined and rustic. Or add a sentimental twist by displaying family wedding photos that go back generations.
7. Snap A Polaroid
8. Self-Serve Wedding Drinks & Food Table
9. Campfire Place
A campfire is a fun backyard wedding idea to plan once dinner has concluded. Set up a s’mores station and provide cozy blankets to wind down the night.
10. Lawn Games
Whether you leave games out during cocktail hour or get guests using them before the ceremony, lawn games add something extra special to make your backyard wedding unforgettable.
11. Create a Different Relaxing Area
Whether it is a traditional lounge area or a boho style tent or even a cozy movie theater, it is easily can be achieved with outdoor furniture you already own.
12. Dancing Floor
We’re all for kicking your shoes off and dancing in the grass, but if you’re looking for something a little more traditional, consider installing a temporary dance floor that’ll make you forget you’re in your backyard.
13.Creative Wedding Send-Off Ideas
If you’re ready to plan the ultimate wedding exit, check out some favorite send-off ideas pulled straight from real weddings such as confetti, sparklers and smoke bombs.