30 Ingenious Ideas for a Small Intimate Backyard Wedding on a Budget

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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.

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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

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2.Simple and Casual Wedding Invitations for Backyard Wedding

-Rustic Styles-

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-Red Colors-

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-Elegant Styles-

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3. 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.

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4. 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.

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5. 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.

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6.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.

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7. 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.

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8. Snap A Polaroid

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9. Self-Serve Wedding Drinks & Food Table

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10. 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.

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11. 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.

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12. 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.

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13. 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.

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14.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.

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