Last Updated on January 8, 2023 by
Every bride and groom who chooses to have their burgundy wedding outside of a church usually has a good idea of where they want their ceremony to take place. Many couples have chosen to have their wedding in a park or a beautiful garden setting. In this guide, we covered some pretty outdoor garden ideas for your wedding.
If you’re trying to decide where you want to make your memories, here are a few things to consider if a burgundy garden wedding is on your agenda.
Burgundy Greenhouse Decor
Many factors should be considered before planning your garden wedding, but the weather is the most important factor that could derail your plans. It is fine to proceed with your plans as is, but you should have a backup location selected (such as the greenhouse) or be prepared to set up a tent in the event that the weatherman is incorrect!
Rustic Burgundy Outdoor Table Decoration
The absence of a centerpiece is one example of a minor detail that can cause the entire event to go awry. Wedding centerpieces are lovely accents that are extremely important. These eye-catching works of art will add beauty to your garden setting. The bottom line is that wedding centerpieces do not have to be costly. What matters most is that they are used as table decorations, which contributes to the joy of the memorable activity in a couple’s life. Other than burgundy flowers, common outdoor table centerpieces and decorations can include mason jars, berries and fresh fruits, candles, red wine bottles, etc.
Burgundy Bridesmaid Dresses & Guest Outfits
Another thing to think about when planning your garden wedding is wedding attire. When selecting attire for yourself and your wedding party, keep in mind that heavily lined dresses may not be appropriate for the outdoors in hot climates and sticky temperatures.
A sweaty wedding party will ruin your big day and make those who want to help make it special miserable. Also, avoid wearing heels, which can sink into the grass and make walking down the aisle awkward for everyone.
Burgundy Outdoor Wedding Reception
First and foremost, it’s important to think about what kind of vibe you want your wedding to have. A large background at the reception area will look great and act as the best first impression for the garden wedding ceremony.
Burgundy Flower Arrangement For Garden Wedding
When planning an outdoor wedding, the spring months of March and April, as well as the fall months of October and November, are ideal. These times of year have ideal temperatures (65 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit) for an outdoor wedding.
When it comes to outdoor floral arrangements, you should speak with your florist about weatherizing flowers and assisting in their protection in the event that bad weather occurs. Because Mother Nature cannot create magic, using common sense is required.
Burgundy Aisle Decor
One of the most memorable (and photographed) moments of your burgundy wedding ceremony is your grand entrance down the aisle. Not to mention that you’ll be making that trip twice—the first as a newlywed, and the second as a newlywed again. So, basically, wedding aisle décor is something you should consider.
Burgundy Outdoor Wedding Arch
There are 6 common shapes for a wedding arch:
- Circle shape
- Rectangular shape
- Triangle shape
- Hexagon shape
- Square shape
- Organic shape
Most of the burgundy outdoor weddings happen in fall or winter. To DIY your gorgeous burgundy outdoor wedding arch, you can order a wooden or forged arch and then customize it with burlap, natural flowers in maroon colors, berries, and even fruit and vegetables for a rustic look. Don’t forget about the colorful fall leaves; they’re the most popular decoration for a burgundy fall wedding and will look fantastic on your lovely arch.
What are the popular outdoor locations for weddings?
What themes go well with burgundy garden weddings?
What colors go well with burgundy garden weddings?
When planning an outdoor wedding, it can be difficult to find a color scheme that works for everyone. Burgundy can be a great color to use as a base for a wedding because it is both elegant and sophisticated. Popular complementary color for a burgundy garden wedding includes:
- Rose gold
- Blush pink
- Sage green
- Dusty blue
- Dusty green
- Navy blue
Important Tips for Outdoor Garden Wedding Planning:
Mishaps may occur even if you take all of these factors into account when planning your garden wedding; however, using these tips can help to make your day exactly what you want it to be: memorable.
- Hot Outdoor Weather Can Spoil Food
When planning a garden wedding, keep in mind that the weather can also have an impact on the food. If you plan to serve dairy products like butter, cheese, or mayonnaise, hot weather may spoil them, leaving you with hungry guests. Consider serving hot food that will remain fresh in hot weather. You can also make ice bowls by placing dishes in bowls of ice, which keeps them cool and helps them last longer.
- Test Your Acoustic Design In Advance
The noise level is another factor to consider when planning a garden wedding. Before making a decision, go to the garden and listen. Is traffic going to be an issue? Saying your vows while horns are honking and tyres are squealing is not romantic! Is the garden also located in a busy park? Will there be children playing nearby, as well as families picnicking? Stop and listen for sounds that could interfere with making your day special.
- Double Check Your Operation Logistic
When planning your garden wedding, keep your guests in mind as well. Even though they will be sitting comfortably as you and your groom exchange vows, consider restroom facilities. Are the restrooms clean and free of obnoxious odors? If not, consider renting clean, portable restrooms for the day.