(Closed) 50 person backyard wedding, no coordinator, all DIY

posted 4 years ago in DIY
Post # 4
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015 - St Peter\'s Church, East Maitland, and Bella Vista, Newcastle

Gerberas are easy to arrange and look nice without too much effort – cheap too. If your BMs are in red or blue dresses, use white for their bouquets, red for your bouquet and a mixture on the tables in mason jars.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

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Morgan Daguison :  I suggest you make your wedding preparations as easy and hassle free as possible, minimizing things that must be done a couple of days/the day before your wedding. With that in mind, I would not choose natural flowers. Here’s an idea that you can prepare months in advance:

Bandanna table runners like the one in this photo, but alternating red, white and blue bandannas:

Paper flowers for the centerpieces in white vases, as well as for the bouquets (these from FlowerThyme, an Etsy seller; they also have gorgeous paper flower bouquets). I suggest one color for the flowers per vase:


Post # 6
1338 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2016 - Painswick Church and the Falcon Hotel

I had 50 day guests at my wedding and 85 evening we had it in a small converted barn in the grounds of a rustic hotel opposite our church     We used log slices, vases and bunting with flowers inside for table decorations 

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