When people first begin planning their wedding, they quickly realize that they can often be difficult to plan and very expensive. Thankfully, there are ways that weddings can be a little less painful on the pocketbook. When it comes to DIY country weddings, following a few simple tips can help people achieve the wedding of their dreams without having debt for years to come.
Take Advantage Of The Great Outdoors
Having a country wedding theme gives people the unique opportunity to drastically reduce the cost of their wedding venue. The venue for many DIY country weddings can even be free when people decide to have them outside.
This doesn’t mean that they must skimp on the beauty and elegance of the wedding. Instead, people can opt to have their country wedding in a field, on a ranch, or another beautiful and natural location. Often, just a few phone calls to local farmers or ranchers and a location can be booked for little to no expense.
When people are considering having their wedding outside on a farm or ranch, one tip to make certain for the best success possible is to request that the location is kept free of livestock for at least three months before the wedding.
DIY Country Wedding Receptions Can Be Incredible For Less
Receptions can often be one of the most expensive parts of any wedding. Thankfully, with a country wedding, the cost of the reception can be drastically reduced with very little effort.
One tip for an amazing wedding reception that will save a significant amount of money is to try and host it in a barn. While this may sound crazy at first, many people have found that having their country wedding reception in a barn turns out to be one of the best ideas that they could’ve went with.
Finding a location that will allow for a country wedding outside and combining it with the nearby barn can often result in people saving a very significant amount of money on their DIY country wedding.
When people choose to do this, there are a few tips and tricks that can be followed to have an amazing reception that is sure to be the talk of the town for a long time in the future.
One thing that can be done for very little cost is to line feed troughs with sheet plastic and fill them with ice. These troughs then serve as makeshift coolers for canned and bottled beverages that allow for guests to have easy access to drinks while also being a centerpiece of design for the country weddings overall feel.
Another great idea to really convey the country wedding feel is to simply clean the barn area out and placed new straw on the floors for a clean looking country wedding reception venue.
By following simple tips such as those listed above, people can really make DIY country weddings an amazing event that will be memorable to not only the by bride and groom but also everyone else in attendance. These kinds of weddings can be completed for very little expense while also still being a very beautiful event.