The barn can be the best place to have a country or rustic wedding. Barn weddings are now happening all over the country giving the groom and bride the opportunity to have their ceremony in a unique and personable location. The wedding can be dressed down or dressed up to match the decor and style of the wedding. Barn wedding venues are now found all over the country and come in a variety of sizes and shapes.
Barn Wedding Venues
Barns are usually large with a lot of open space and is easy to be converted to a wedding venue. The arrangements and decorations can be done in relation to ones budget. If you simply want a western wedding you will not have to do much but if it is to be formal you will have to cover the barn accordingly. The simplest way to convert the barn to a wedding venue is to cover it with simple paint drop cloth or organza. Select a color that will go well with the theme of the wedding. Drapes can be used to cover the columns.
Lights are essential for this venue and it is an opportunity for one to be creative when decorating the venue. To add warmth you can use candles on the tables as well as light up the whole barn. Paper lanterns and LED lights makes the gathering more intimate and cozier. The barn wedding venue can be livened up too by using floral arrangements across the barn and on the tables. You can opt for dried flowers or the fresh ones. The roses, orchids, tulips and lilies usually look out of place. The ideal choice would be blossoms that have a country feel such as the craspedias, dahlias, mums and sunflowers.
For the centerpieces you can use accents that are non floral and can be displayed using vessels that are rustic such wooden boxes, galvanized tin pails etc. If the ceremony will happen in the barn you will need an aisle runner. The bride would not want the tail of her gown to get tagged on the rough floorboards. Wreaths are usually a great choice for barn wedding venues and can be made using different materials that will suite the theme of the wedding. The dried flowers make a good wreath with a romantic touch.
Seating arrangements should be done in relation to the size of the barn. Create space at the center where people can dance and be sure that the band is located in one corner of the barn where their music will be audible throughout the barn.
Barn wedding venues are special and need to be made pretty to suit the kind of wedding as well as remain suitable for the location. The barn wedding venue is the easiest to decorate and the casualness of the venue gives the groom and bride freedom to use decoration and colors that will suit their personal needs. So long as the decoration is kept relaxed the barn wedding venues will be a great alternative to the traditional wedding venues.