a luxury rustic wedding

As a modern bride, you’ve probably been envisioning your perfect wedding for as long as you can remember. But with all the inspiration pieces available online, picking the ideal theme for your big day can get a tad challenging and overwhelming. However, if you and your partner love the idea of incorporating a southern vibe into your ceremony and reception without sacrificing elegance and style, then a rustic luxury wedding may be the best option for you.

What To Look for in a Luxury Wedding

Your wedding day must be one to remember. That’s why many brides and grooms choose to go all out and host an opulent affair worthy of royalty. To make any modern wedding look and feel as lavish and extravagant as possible, couples often indulge in:

  • A luxury wedding planner
  • Designer attire for the bridal couple and the wedding party
  • Gourmet dining options
  • Stylish dining plates, cutlery, and glassware
  • Classy, custom-made stationery
  • Eye-catching centerpieces
  • Elegant ceremony and reception decor

These elements will ensure your guests spend a delightful evening enjoying a truly spectacular event. However, choosing the right location for your wedding will also play a huge role in adding a little flair to the most important day of your life.

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What To Look For in Rustic Locations

Rustic weddings often take place in a wide variety of outdoor spaces, including wineries, farms, ranches, vineyards, barns, orchards, open fields, and warehouses. A rustic chic location can give your wedding day that extra dose of charm you’re looking for. However, before you pick your dream venue, you need to take the following factors into account:

1. Look and Feel

Your dream venue needs to match your overall wedding aesthetic. Pick a location that goes with the style you have envisioned. If a particular place gives you the right kind of goosebumps, go for it. 

2. Space Flexibility 

Before you book a venue, you need to make sure it can accommodate all your guests. Ask management for examples of how couples have used the location in the past. Doing so will help you determine if a specific place can meet your wedding needs. 

3. Type of Service

Inquire if the location you have in mind offers full-service or a la carte. It’s important to know what the space can provide regarding customization options to fit your vision. If the venue you’ve fallen in love with doesn’t offer full-service, ask for their list of approved vendors. They should be able to recommend reliable options for your needs.

4. Menu Options

While some venues operate on a bare-bones type of structure, others provide full-service amenities, including menu options. Make sure you understand if the location you’re picking can accommodate what you have in mind. 

5. Accommodations

A luxurious rustic wedding should offer unmatchable comfort to the wedding party and the guests. That’s why before hiring a venue, you should ask if they offer what you need to make that happen. Always inquire if they have working restrooms, room to get ready, and other amenities you might need. 

The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Luxurious Southern Destination Wedding

How To Have the Perfect Rustic Luxury Wedding

When you want the perfect luxurious wedding, adding a rustic touch can feel a bit intimidating. You might wonder, “What if your event doesn’t look elegant enough?” Luckily, there are numerous ways to have a luxury wedding in a rustic location and have it feel as sophisticated and glamorous as you’ve always imagined.

Start by creating a mood board to quickly get a good idea of what you want your wedding to look like. This will help you naturally identify what you like and what you don’t like. 

The right decor can turn pretty much any venue into a rustic dream. Yet, you should always rely on your venue to do a lot of the heavy lifting. If you find the perfect location, dressing it up to meet your luxury standards should be easy. To make your wedding look magazine-worthy, take advantage of the elements surrounding you and enhance them with lights, flowers, and beautiful ornaments. 

Destination weddings are all the rage right now. Consider taking your big day out of town and take it to a quiet place where all the attention can fall on you and your partner. 

Start Planning Your Dream Rustic Luxury Wedding

Planning your wedding doesn’t have to be as stressful as they make it out to be. If you’re set on a rustic luxury wedding, following the tips above will make your life much easier. 

If you’re looking to add some southern tradition to your big day, consider Pursell Farms as your perfect venue option.  We can host your southern destination wedding and ensure it’s everything you’ve ever dreamed of.

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