Getting married is one of the most special things in the world, no matter when it happens, but there is a certain charm that only a summer wedding can have! The weather is warm, the nature is in full bloom and you can promise someone a forever under the clear blue sky. If you have decided to DIY as much of your wedding as you possibly can, here are some romantic and seasonal summer wedding ideas!
1. Party Poppers Wedding Favors
A wedding is a celebration of love and stepping into a new era, so it’s safe to think of it as one of the biggest celebrations you’ll have in a lifetime! One O shares a super cute idea for party poppers as wedding favors that will help your guests get into the festive mood!
2. Fresh Flower Wall
You and your guests are going to be taking numerous pictures at the reception, so it’s a great idea to set up a beautiful backdrop where all the photos can be taken! Flowers are always a charming idea, but fresh flowers are even better! Check out the full tutorial at Green Wedding Shoes!
3. Hanging Floral Hoops
Continuing with the motive of flowers, Shifting Roots shows us that a couple of hanging hoops that are decorated with florals can be such a lovely decor element! They are really simple to make and will definitely bring an extra flavor of summer to the ambiance!
4. Paper Fan Wedding Program
The only downside of getting married in the summer is that temperatures can run pretty high, resulting in your guests feeling terribly overheated. Be as resourceful as Crafty Sticks and have your wedding program double as a paper fan! It’s a super lucrative way to take the best care of your guests!
5. Flower Crown
The bride is the center of attention at any wedding. Many brides wear a veil or a tiara to stand out, but if you’re having a summer wedding and want your bridal attire to reflect the season, we highly recommend wearing a flower crown! 100 Layer Cakelet will show you how to make it!
6. Coastal Mason Jar Lantern
There are so many subtle ways to create a romantic ambiance at your wedding reception and choosing the right lighting is perhaps the most potent one. Creating a small collection of coastal mason jar lanterns can result in the most magnificent decoration at your wedding! Check in with A Pumpkin & A Princess for the details!
7. Seashell Ring Pillows
A lot of weddings that happen in the summertime happen at the beach, so if you are about to live out your dreams and get married by the ocean, Something Turquoise has the most magical DIY ring pillow for you! It is made from a seashell and it is absolutely gorgeous!
8. Floral Paper Lanterns
Here’s another idea for creating a romantic ambiance at the reception with a little help from floral paper lanterns! Paper lanterns have a beautifully simplistic style and with the addition of some flowers you can get the most captivating lighting! Don’t miss the tutorial at Make Life Lovely!
9. Marble Place Cards
Something that nobody warns you about before you get married is how much work figuring out the seating order is! Once you have settled on who sits where, you have to secure their spots with place cards! There are many ideas for DIY place cards out there, but none as modern as Coastal Bride‘s marbled edition!
10. Barefoot Beach Sandals
If you are indeed getting married on the beach, it’s best to ditch the shoes altogether! Going barefoot is going to feel much more natural and liberating, but you can still add a little accessory to your feet to make yourself more elegant! Get the details at Something Turquoise!
11. Wedding Bouquet
Why buy a wedding bouquet when you can easily make it yourself? During the summer, flowers are blooming and you have so many choices for your bouquet! Pick your favorite summer florals and head over to A Practical Wedding for further instructions!
12. Flower Ball Centerpiece
The one thing that cannot be missing on any wedding dining table is a gorgeous centerpiece. We know you’ll want something gentle and romantic, so flowers are the most obvious choice once again! If you’re already in love with this flower ball centerpiece, find out all about it at Pizzazzerie.
13. Bamboo Wedding Arch
No matter how wonderfully decorated your reception is, the highlight of your ceremony is the moment when you are standing under the wedding arch and say “I do” to the love of your life. If you want to have the most beautiful bamboo wedding arch, visit Embrasser la Mariée!