The location of your wedding is a crucial part of your special day. Backyard weddings are becoming increasingly popular because they can be very eco-friendly and cost efficient. They can also provide a stunning backdrop for your DIY wedding. With the right touches, your backyard wedding can be the perfect intimate gathering for your family and friends.

Whimsical purple and yellow mason jar themed wedding invitations.

These whimsical Mason jar invitations are a great way to let your guests know about your backyard soiree. Tiny hearts flutter out of the jar, just like fireflies escaping into the night. These invitations can be customized to fit the colors of your wedding and they are printed on 100% recycled paper. This paper is also embedded with wildflower seeds that will bloom into beautiful flowers once they are planted.

Repurposed, distressed black and white hanging mason jar vase.

This hanging Mason jar vase is perfect for a backyard wedding. It is a distressed white and black original wall vase. This wall fixture looks beautiful filled with customized wedding flowers. The vases are salvaged from oak hardwood flooring, repurposing a piece of scrap wood into a lovely decoration for your special day.

Green mason jar stamp image on a circular shaped wedding favor.

Incorporate the Mason jar theme into the smallest of details! Use a special Mason jar stamp for a save-the-date or other unique wedding stationery projects. This stamp is also perfect for decor in a backyard wedding. Stamp recycled paper for place cards or table number signs. This stamp uses sustainable ingredients such as olive wood harvested from cropped olive trees.



About the author:

GBG's CEO, Kate L. Harrison, has a JD in Environmental Law and a Master's from Yale in Environmental Policy. She planned her own green wedding in 2007 and wrote the best selling green wedding book The Green Bride Guide: How to Plan an Earth-Friendly Wedding on Any Budget. In 2009, she founded to help couples use their weddings to promote social and environmental change while supporting the local green economy.