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A rustic wedding theme is still as popular today as it was 10 years ago when it first stormed onto the wedding scene. Barn wedding venues, tree slices and wooden signs, although evolving over the years, are showing no signs of disappearing, and why should they?! Below are some of our most popular rustic weddings with rustic decor, styling and ideas galore. There's even a best in show marrow competition!


DIY Rustic Barn Wedding at Fishley Hall in Norfolk

Fishley Hall in Norfolk was the perfect blank canvas for Cat and Ewan's rustic wedding. Their DIYing skills took the barn to the next level with dried out Rosemary and spray-painted animal place setting figures. They then hired Persian rugs, lanterns and fairy lights to give it that home from home feel. And don't even get us started on Cat's flower-infused updo and perfect peony bouquet.

Colourful DIY Barn Wedding With Lace Tulle Gown

There's a misconception that rustic weddings have to be in neutral tones, well not on Rock My Wedding they don't, and certainly not at Katt and Dave's colourful rustic wedding. They filled their barn reception with bright florals. tassel bunting, cakes and more. Their individuality began the moment they sent out the wedding invitations along with a marrow seed, challenging guests to nurture their marrows until the big day where they hosted a best in show competition. Genius!

DIY Rustic Wedding at Grove Barn with Charlie Brear Wedding Dress

Jenny and Paddy's rustic wedding deserves your undivided attention because they literally thought of everything! Feeling a bit chilly? Here's a basket full of blankets. Got sore feet from dancing? Here's a wooden crate full of flip flops. Not to mention a tractor, hay bales, hanging lanterns and more. You probably want to get your pinning fingers ready for this one!

DIY Rustic Barn Blessing With Wooden Signs And Fairy Lights

Ahh, the lovely Chloe and Tom, who captured our hearts back in 2016 with their emotional, fairy-lit wedding. After creating all the wooden signs, bars and stationery for their own wedding, they then went on to become the formidable duo behind Recommended suppliers Made By Wood And Wood.

DIY Rustic Tipi Wedding At Riverhill Gardens, Sevenoaks

To quote Alice and Ian: "we had a bit of a hotchpotch of things, but it worked!" Er... yeah it did, and we haven't been able to forget it! They began their rustic wedding with an outdoor ceremony, before celebrating in a tipi reception full of milk churns, step ladders, and potted plants. It sounds fabulous, and it really is!

Romantic Rustic Barn Wedding With Floral Wedding Dress & Dried Flowers

After several postponements, it felt really special for Alice and Zach to be able to gather 30 of their closest family and friends in one place to celebrate their rustic wedding. Their suppliers went above and beyond to bring them their dream reception complete with dried flower hoops, fairy lights and a pampas grass chandelier.

Natural Wedding Flowers For A Sophisticated Autumn Wedding At Cripps Barn

Leanne and Tom brought a little bit of sophistication to their rustic wedding at Recommended venue Cripps Barn. Absolutely killing it in a black tuxedo and fishtail wedding dress, and looking totally at ease surrounded by an abundance of foliage and red florals. The aim was to bring the outside in, and they nailed it!

Wedding Fairy Lights And Autumnal Flowers At Intimate Barn Wedding

Anna and Matt lit up their wedding and our faces with their intimate barn reception. Incorporating the sparkliest Edison bulb installations over their trestle tables, a personalised neon sign and bright orange florals at their reception. Also dazzling us was Anna's embellished wedding dress and Matt's collarless velvet blazer. Style at its best.

Dried Flower Wedding Bouquet And Neutral Tones For Intimate Castle Wedding

Anneke and Marcel kept their palette neutral with dried flowers, macrame decor and a golden hour to match. Hosting their rustic wedding in a dreamy castle location with an intimate orangery ceremony followed by bride and groom portraits in the picturesque gardens. *swoon*

Rural Wedding At Stone Barn With Curtain Backdrop & Pet Dog

Meg and Tim's dog Murphy is a real-life celebrity, starring in Surpervet and almost stealing the show at their rural wedding. It was a relaxed day with Murphy sitting at their feet, a feast style sharing menu, and beautiful fabric backdrops decorating Recommended venue Stone Barn. We also love love, love the back detail on Meg's Rime Arodaky wedding dress. Pure rustic wedding goals!

Cosy Autumn Wedding With Terracotta Bridesmaid Dresses And Sharing Platters

There is no denying it, we love all things autumnal. And, Joanna and Jason have executed their autumn wedding to perfection with terracotta bridesmaid dresses, fairy lights and sharing platters. Make sure you look out for Joanna's leaf hair clips, such a subtle, but stunning way to complement the season.

Fairy Lights And Foliage Rustic Luxe Autumn Wedding at Wharfedale Grange.

The moment I saw the capture of Debs, Craig and their little girl covered in confetti my heart burst. Then my jaw hit the floor at the sight of their fairy-lit altar. This Wharfedale Grange Autumn wedding is the epitome of rustic-luxe, and we're here for it!


If you're considering hosting your own rustic wedding, you'll probably want to see our roundup of rustic wedding cakes? We apologies in advance for all the drooling that may occur. Enjoy!

Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

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