(Closed) Bye-bye antique peacock theme, hello cozy, romantic backyard wedding!

posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 4
9483 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2012

@MissCalifornia:  What a great idea.  =) We are doing the same.  I love the inspiration board you came up with.

Post # 5
3175 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

So pretty! I think the darker colors are so pretty & will make your wedding unique. I find a lot of backyard weddings are either pastelles or really bright colors, so this is different without being over the top. Cute!

Post # 6
418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Yay i love your theme mine is vintage bold peacock pics below of how my reception will be set up ,

I love your pics and your ideas are great, vinatge suitcase love it, also can get wooden signs and vintage mirrors, old pics of your mum and grandmas etc in there wedding photo’s on the gift table, battery and solar fairy lights from ebay are a good idea when outdoors, cute vintage sign posts saying, food this way etc I have also seen alot of cake tables with all sorts of cakes not just one wedding cake, so you aunts make a different home made sweet , i love that idea for a diy outdoor wedding , hope these help πŸ™‚

 DIY things i have been doing are the napkin holders in below picture, all the invitations were printed but then i added extra hand made details, hand cut little birdcage boxes with chocolate eggs and hand painted peacocks ill currently cutting to shape will sit on top, I have 200 peacock feathers that im attaching on to florist ribbon and will be tied around the base of large candelabras for each table , the reception center offered alot and now im adding my own DIY touches to make it fit my theme, also I have a finger print tree guest box, which i designed and just need to find a frame yet for yet





Post # 8
418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

@MissCalifornia:  yes you could have 2 weddings lol thats fantastic your mum is great cake baker, little cupcakes, triffle, you should do a aussie pavlova its so good , shortbread and jam drops, yumo ;p im gluten free but still love all things cake realated

cant wait for more ideas πŸ™‚ 

Post # 9
46403 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I think the backyard wedding will be beautiful. Do you have trees from which to string cafe lights?

or upside down umbrellas

or a parachute would be a great cover for the dance floor


Post # 10
1523 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ve always loved the pics of lanterns hanging from trees for an outside reception


Post # 12
2854 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@MissCalifornia:  I love these photos and the peacock theme. I am trying to decide about an outdoor wedding (I am currently pricing tents)

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