Are you and your significant other planning an outdoor wedding? For more comfortable weather, many couples schedule their ceremonies and receptions after sundown. Not only does this help the guests stay cool, but it also provides a terrific opportunity for lighted decorations. Haven’t given lighting much thought yet? Here are five outdoor wedding lighting ideas to consider.
1. Candle or Luminary Walkways
Every outdoor venue is different, but it’s likely that there will be a walkway of some sort. One way to awe guests as they arrive is to literally light the way to their seats and reception area with candles or luminaries. If your ceremony takes place in the evening, think about placing similar lights along the aisle.
2. Hanging Lanterns
If you prefer the look of hanging lights, you can aim for lanterns strung up in the tree branches or canopy top. Choose either a structured or sporadic hanging pattern that suit your preferences.
3. Wrapped Trees
Are there trees scattered around the venue? Consider wrapping strings of white lights around the base and lower branches. This has a stunning ambiance that lights up the reception area. Continue Reading →