(Closed) Wedding at home?

posted 5 years ago in Venue
Post # 3
Hostess
7561 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: January 2013

@tobemrstaddesse:  I didn’t do it but I thought about it. What stopped me was the expense of renting/bringing in everything. I found out that getting tents, electric supplies, catering supplies, food, etc was really expensive! 

Post # 4
Member
123 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

@tobemrstaddesse:  a friend of mine had hers in her MIL’s backyard. They hired a marquee and caterers, plus the caterers provided the tables/chairs/covers. I believe it was a success and the cost was really low. I would do the same if my parents had lots of space at their place

Post # 5
Member
154 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

My cousin had her wedding ceremony in my grandma’s front yard. She has a very large property and the house sits far back, so the front yard is huge! She didn’t have the reception there though and although I’m uncertain I believe it is because the house is rather small and wouldn’t hold many people comfortably. My other cousin had her wedding in a friend of hers backyard. It was a small evening ceremony with only a short cake and punch type reception after. it worked well for that but I think it depends on the type pf receptipn you’re having. If you want sit down dinner, I don’t think you can really ask people to dine in the garage… 

Post # 7
Hostess
3368 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

One of our very own bees, Alaskin17, just had a backyard wedding in February and posted pictures the other day. My jaw literally dropped, there was so much gorgeous detail I felt like I was looking at Style Me Pretty! Prepare to swoon. 

 

You can see the pictures and thread, here! 

 

 

Obviously, I think a backyard wedding is totally doable, and wonderful if there’s the space for it! What a wonderful thing to be able to visit your grandparent’s AND remember your wedding day at the same time, I think it would be amazing! Not to mention all of the personal attachment will make your day that much more special. 

 

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