Post # 17
lighting need not take a ton of electricity. Paths can be lined with
tin punched lanterns. Punch, paint, pour 1″ of concrete in bottom, let set, place candle in and voila. Lighted pathways on the cheap.
Oil camp lanterns on tables are very farm chic 😉
Then suspend cafe lights overhead under tent and you should be set.
This will drastically cut down on your power requirements. Our barns are all wired though so you may be able to tap into the barn’s electric???
Post # 18
so cute and a great idea!
Post # 19
I’ve also seen intricate patterns made out on lawns with candles however even with this I believe you would need at least some electric. If weather is rainy then candles would be useless. Also I wonder the safety of using only alternatives…there might be some sort of bylaw as well about it.
Post # 20
Just wanted to say that your wedding sounds like it’s going to be fabulous and with all the helpful posts and suggestions you should be well equipped! I am also planning my wedding for September 2013 on my family’s dairy farm ( cows though not goats) and have gone through this whole check list as well! And I will also be wearing cowgirl boots and so will all my bridesmaids seeing as how we’re not going to be walking on anything close to pavement. My younger brother just got married this past june on a dairy farm as well and I would have to say the best thing was the porta potties and hand washing station, great decision. Also just incase it ends up being a very warm day they had an old barrel with ice and bottled water to hand out to the guests during the ceremony in the hay field so no one got dehydrated. Hope all goes smoothly for you and happy wedding planning!