Post # 1
We are getting married in beautfiul Maine with the most breathtaking veiws! Followed by our reception in an old rustic barn. We aren’t exactally the most rustic couple so its slightly outside out norm but I love the feel of it and I think it acts as one big open pallet for design. I am a big DIY person and up for the challenge. We’re using burlap table overlays with dark red silk runners. Our colors are dark red (not burgundy) and ivory with little accents of yellows and antique blues. With gold antiqued chivari chairs. I’m looking for something that will make a big impact on the ceiling yet affordable and trying to avoid paper lanterns just to be different. Any ideas??? We are also still debabting our centerpeices and other decorative elements to make it Seaside Maine meets Vintage/Rustic Elegance…. I know thats alot of themes in one haha I could use better wording for that too!
Pictures are greatly appreciated too 🙂 Thanks
Post # 3
not your colors but definitely your vibe.. this was a mock wedding from fola adewole’s blog
Post # 4
how about those cafe lights that get strung across the ceiling? those would look cool in the barn! This picture was from a recent bee blog post….
Post # 5
I still think paper lanterns are really unique. I know we see them in blogs, but I’ve never seen them done in real life.
There is this one restaurant that I love where the outdoor patio area has a “ceiling” of tree branches that have been intertwined. There are little twinkle lights laced throughout. It is a great combinations of rustic and chic and it is very romantic. Maybe you could attempt something like that if the area isn’t too large. An easier idea would be to drape fabric with the twinkle lights and not deal with the branches.
Do you have any pictures of the barn for us?
For flowers you could definitely use hydrangeas in ivory and blue.
Post # 6
Check out Mrs. Gloss‘s posts about a Maine wedding. And Mrs. Tiramasu, too.
Post # 7
look at this (scroll down):
Laura + Ryan II