Rustic outdoor wedding lighting ?

by DIY wedding planner on March 28, 2012


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looking for diy lighting ideas for a southern/Country/Western wedding we may have a tent also any help and ideas greatly appreciated thanks in advance

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winebabe March 28, 2012 at 5:24 am

Lanterns, especially distressed lanterns, make great choices for lighting a rustic wedding reception. Hang them from rafters or trees. Consider round paper lanterns to hang inside a tent – and have lots of them so they get an illuminated effect. Candles look great in small lanterns or distressed bird cages – but be sure to use battery operated candles to avoid any windy mishaps. String white lights around for a romantic touch.

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Britt March 28, 2012 at 6:01 am

Here is a blog that is set in a backyard with diy lighting
http://abackyardwedding.blogspot.com/2009/02/q-how-do-you-light-backyard.html

and here are the instructions to make the mason jar lights
http://abackyardwedding.blogspot.com/2009/02/diy-making-mason-jar-lamps.html

Using paper lanterns and grapevines
http://www.flickr.com/photos/43002413@N00/979864853/

You could also use something similar to this (make sure to scroll all the way down)
http://www.ioffer.com/i/20-white-rattan-ball-string-party-patio-wedding-lights-96604192?source=eisi

These would be good for tables
http://www.thisnext.com/item/0FD6C60B/5933A320/Large-Rustic-Silver-Glass

These would be nice to hang in trees
http://www.thisnext.com/item/A51EDE0C/DDDAE032/Tealight-Lantern-Favors

This picture shows a good idea of incorporating an oil lamp and string lights
https://westernweddingbarn.com/Home_Page.html

More ideas
http://blog.weddingwire.com/index.php/weddings/things-we-love-rustic-lighting/

http://www.chillipit.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/winter_wedding_the_knot.jpg

I hope that you like some of those ideas! Good luck and congrats!

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Jessica March 28, 2012 at 6:02 am

The website below has some BEAUTIFUL deck lanterns that would be perfect for an outdoor wedding! I’m sure that you can find something to fit your tastes and budget.

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