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DIY Wedding Ideas That Flaunt Country Chic Style

DIY Wedding Ideas That Flaunt Country Chic Style

Hosting your big day at the ranch or in a barn? Add some rustic charm to your festivities without blowing your budget with these DIY wedding ideas.

DIY Farm Wedding Table Decor by Rustic Wedding Chic

To the Newlyweds, With Love

Long gone are the days where letters were the only form of communication. Bring back the tradition by decorating an old mailbox with lace, burlap or farmer’s market florals as a guestbook idea. Your wedding guests can “send” their love to you with sweet handwritten notes.

Quilt Wedding Guest Book on Welcome Table by Diana Marie

Sewn With Love

If you’re pretty crafty with needlework then don’t be afraid to take on this farm wedding project. Stitch out a sign to instruct your guests to write a note on a patch of fabric. After the wedding, sew the pieces of fabric together for a cozy quilt you’ll forever cherish.

DIY Farmer's Market Bouquet by Green Wedding Shoes

A Bountiful Harvest

Flowers make a stunning statement but they can cost a pretty penny. Stretch your dollar by picking up the ingredients for this bouquet at your local farmer’s market or even growing them in your garden. Foodies beware: do not attempt to eat this DIY wedding bouquet while making it.

DIY Painted Pumpkin Vase by The Bride Link

Fall Favorites

As a child, you might have made a trip or two to the pumpkin patch during the fall. Why not add some of that nostalgia to your farm wedding table? This DIY centerpiece combines two fall faves, pumpkins and cranberry colors. Get the full tutorial here.

DIY Cowboy Boots Wedding Centerpiece

Boots & Blooms

The charm that comes along with farm weddings relies on simple details, so save your time and money on elaborate decorations with this DIY wedding idea. How neat would this sunflower arrangement in cowboy boots look on your welcome table?

DIY Ribbon Medallions for Farm Wedding by POPSUGAR

Grand Prize

Maybe you won one of these at the fair. Now that you’ve won each others’ hearts (so cheesy, we know) get those ribbons ready again. These DIY ribbons are quirky and so stinking cute all at once.

DIY Hay Bale Wedding Backdrop

Frame It Right

Stack some hay bales, hang up some vintage frames and put those DIY ribbon medallions to use for a photo booth backdrop that flaunts country chic style. Major bonus points for including ribbons you’ve won at a state fair.

DIY Wagon Wheel Chandelier for Farm Wedding

No Fancy Chandelier Required

Nothing is more appropriate for a farm wedding than some wagon wheel decorations. Hang some mason jars with candles from a wagon wheel to illuminate your dance floor.

DIY Ladder Chandelier for a Farm Wedding by Paper & Lace

Heightened Hanging Installations

Like the wagon wheel chandelier, this is another one of those DIY wedding ideas that’s pretty self-explanatory. Hang some mason jars and floral arrangements from a rustic ladder to create unique hanging installations for a barn reception.

Farm Animal Wedding Place Setting by Paper & Lace

Bring the Barnyard

From dogs to farm friends, we’ve seen all kinds of animals in weddings (and we wouldn’t mind seeing more). If you’re not looking to add hooves or paws to your wedding party, there are other ways to include them. Tie some paper tags with twine to small animal figurines to include on your escort card table or at each place setting.

DIY Wheelbarrow Cooler for Rustic Wedding by Hello May

Wheelbarrow O’ Drinks

Turn your farming and garden tools into decorations. For easy set up and clean up, a wheelbarrow full of ice is a great way to display cool drinks during cocktail hour. This would be a great way to display some DIY wedding favors too.

DIY Cowbell Decoration for Barn Wedding by Tulle & Chantilly

More Cowbell

Wedding bells aren’t necessarily the only things ringing. For a memorable reception idea or even a wedding send-off, paint a rustic cowbell with this cute saying.

DIY Horseshoe Escort Cards by Woman Getting Married

Versatile Details

These horseshoes go beyond doubling as wedding favors and escort cards. You could even use them for a fun ring toss lawn game at the reception.

DIY Rope Sign for Farm Wedding by Green Wedding Shoes

Lasso of Love

If you’re really feeling crafty, this DIY rope sign is a great idea for a chair sign.

DIY Fruit Wedding Favor by Intimate Weddings

Treat Yourselves

Back at it with the farmer’s market fruits, these wedding favors are easy to assemble and a tasty treat for the ride home.

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If you need more inspiration for your country event, be sure to check out these farm wedding ideas, no DIY required.