Planning a garden wedding is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming. From table centerpieces to artificial flowers, event decor, and more, there are so many elements that need to be considered when you’re decorating your special day.
But don’t worry—we’ve got you covered! In this blog, we'll provide all the tips and ideas you need to turn your garden wedding into a truly magical event. We'll cover centerpieces, table settings, wedding arch decorations, signage options, wedding supplies, and overall event décor. So by the time you're done reading this blog, you will have all the information necessary for creating a stunning outdoor celebration that everyone will remember fondly for years to come! So let's get started...
1. Start With A Blank Canvas
Dreaming up the wedding of your dreams doesn't mean the sky's the limit — you can do so much more with a garden party wedding! An outdoor wedding is the perfect opportunity to start with a blank canvas and create something truly unique. Whether it is using elegant clear chiavari chairs, wedding arches, adding beautiful natural elements to truly bring your space to life, or stocking up on bulk wedding supplies such as tableware and linens, there are so many ways to throw the most whimsical garden wedding. With twinkling lights and beautiful artificial flowers, your wedding venue can be easily transformed into an enchanted garden in no time. Get planning and enjoy every minute of it!
2. Think Outside The Traditional Wedding Venue
If you’re looking for a truly unique setting for your garden party wedding, why not think outside the traditional wedding venue? A public park or even your own backyard can be transformed into a stunning setting for your special day. Choose a theme for your party and build your decorations around it. Also, make sure you have enough seating for all of your guests! Folding chairs, benches, bean bags, ottomans, and floor cushions are all great options for seating.
3. Create A Focal Point
Every great party has a focal point, and your spring garden wedding should be no different. A beautiful arbor, decorated with gorgeous accents, makes a stunning focal point for any garden party. Not only does it provide a tranquil structure to frame the exchange of vows, but it's also the perfect opportunity for couples to spice up their wedding decor. You don't have to settle for a simple wedding arch, either. With all the event decor supplies available at efavormart, you can create a truly magical experience for your guests and make your wedding day one they'll never forget! Whether you prefer artificial flowers, succulents, or even something completely unique, customizing your wedding arch will take your garden wedding to the next level.
4. Incorporate Lots Of Greenery
One of the best things about hosting a garden wedding is that you can incorporate lots of greenery into your decor. From hanging plants to potted trees, there are endless ways to add a touch of nature to your event space to satisfy your green thumb. Add tons of greenery around your wedding arch, or use greenery grass wall mat panels as a whimsical backdrop. Don't forget to throw in some vibrant flower heads here and there! Have fun with nature-inspired elements, and create an enchanted atmosphere that perfectly complements this special occasion.
5. Use Colorful Blooms To Brighten Up Your Space.
If you want to spruce up your garden party, flowers are the best way to go! From colorful centerpieces to delicate floral accents, there are so many creative ways to use flowers to brighten up any space. You can pick artificial blooms for a bright and low-maintenance option or find fresh flowers for a stunningly beautiful display. Incorporate them into your decor by making an eye-catching wedding arch adorned with lush petals, or incorporate some silk roses, peonies, dahlias, & daisies into your table centerpieces to add a bit of color. Whatever your choice may be, adding vibrant floral accents to the event decor will make it that much more unique.
6. String Up Some Twinkling Lights
Nothing says “party” like stringing up some twinkling lights, and they’re also a great way to add some extra ambiance to your garden wedding party. Drape them over trees, hang them from ceilings, or wrap them around your wedding arch—the possibilities are practically endless! They also make fantastic centerpieces; light up wedding tables with warm fairy lights and light globes for an enchanting atmosphere. Don't be afraid to get creative! String lights can transform any outdoor wedding venue into a magical space that will have your guests talking long after your wedding celebration is over.
7. Add Some Fun Lawn Games
Lawn games are a great way to keep guests entertained at any outdoor event, and they’re especially perfect for a spring wedding. Games like cornhole, croquet, badminton, and giant Jenga are sure to be hit with guests of all ages. Or, you can also set up a table with board games or cards for guests who prefer less movement.
8. Serve Refreshing Drinks In Mason Jars Or Pitchers.
One thing that is sure to bring cheer and refreshment to your guests at your outdoor wedding is serving drinks in mason jars or pitchers! Stylish and unique, these vessels will dress up your wedding party tables as well as impress your guests with the endearingly rustic decor. Serve light and refreshing drinks that won't weigh your guests down. Fresh fruit juices, slushies, and sparkling wine are always crowd-pleasers.
9. Get Creative With Your Table Decor!
If you're looking for a magical way to bring your spring garden wedding to life, why not try some table décor? For an extra bit of whimsy, create table centerpieces with artificial flowers. Whether they’re arranged simply in colorful glass vases, popping out from bird cages suspended from the surrounding trees, or cascading down from tin buckets suspended above each table, the floral centerpieces will give guests the feeling of being surrounded by nature's beauty.
10. Pep Up Your Table Settings
Decorating the table with vibrant tableware and decor accents will create a unique atmosphere that your guests are sure to love. Think wooden slab chargers, floral dinner plates, greenery paper napkins, acrylic table signs bedecked with artificial flower heads, and even fun wooden stump place cards at each table to capture the warmth of a well-laid spring garden wedding. Adding a touch of whimsy to your table settings can help your tables stand out among others, making them more inviting and cheerful.
So there you have it, the top 10 ways to add more color to your garden wedding dreams! We hope that these tips will help you create a gorgeous and fun space for all of your guests as we transition into warmer months. With your eye-catching event décor, lush greens, and lots of lighting, you will guarantee an unforgettable experience! Be sure to think outside the box with some unique elements too – like awesome wedding favors and activity stations. The possibilities are endless here so don’t be afraid to get creative! If you need more inspiration or have any additional questions on how to plan the perfect garden event, let us know in the comments section and we would be happy to help. Enjoy celebrating in your very own outdoor wonderland this season - cheers!