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desert wedding invite with cactus illustration
Photo: Factory Made

Cacti Invite

Your guests definitely won't get prickly when they receive this cute cacti invite in the mail! We love that it's illustrated while remaining modern and cool.

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succulent wedding favors in tin cans
Photo: The Chic

Succulent Wedding Favors

For an easy DIY, pot some tiny cacti in recycled tin cans. Use these cute planters as wedding decor, and then give your guests a favor they'll actually use (shout out to Jordan almonds!). We have a feeling you'll be keeping one (or five) for your own newlywed nest, too.

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Desert Wedding Dress Separates

This princess skirt + crop top combo is flirty and fun, but still totally tasteful. You'll stay (and look!) cool in the heat.

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Desert Botanicals Bouquet

Not only do succulents make for a gorgeous bouquet, they're also completely practical— no danger of wilting here! We dig the addition of the reds, yellows and oranges in this one for an autumnal affair.

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Succulent Semi-Naked Cake

The semi-naked cake trend is perfect for the rustic, outdoorsy vibe of a desert-themed wedding. The subdued color palette, natural arrangement of fresh flowers and succulents are all perfectly placed. Just make sure you don't cut the cake before everyone's gotten their sweet treat Instagram snap.

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Rustic Desert Table Setting

The copper accents of this table setting brilliantly set off the white linens at this desert wedding. It's a crisp, clean look that's still warm and inviting. The clay escort cards pull double duty as unique wedding favors, too.

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succulent and rose bouquet
Photo: Cactus Limon

Succulent Boutonniere

We're back with more succulents (can you blame us?!) with this chic boutonniere. White roses accompany for a romantic touch while the burlap ribbon gives those rustic vibes we adore for desert wedding decor.

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Constellation Table Numbers

One of the best things about the desert is the chance to actually see the stars! If your own wedding is under the Big Dipper, why not celebrate it with cosmically cool table numbers like these?

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DIY Desert Wedding Centerpiece

These effortless, casual centerpieces would be so easy to make on your own. Just round up a gang of succulents, herbs, eucalyptus and white flowers and plant them in a variety of clay pots. They'll look so chic on long farm tables covered in white tablecloths!

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Desert Cactus Ceremony Location

Who needs an elaborate altar to get married, when you've got something as majestic and awe-inspiring as a cacti-covered ceremony spot like this one? The desert is gorgeous in its stark simplicity juxtaposed with dramatic greenery.