Rustic Wedding Snaphot: Devil’s Thumb Ranch – Colorado

Rustic Wedding At Devil's Thumb Ranch In Colorado

Here is a quick snapshot of a stylish rustic wedding held at Devil’s Thumb Ranch in Tabernash, Colorado. The natural beauty of this mountainous landscape is not only pretty to look at but it also adds major impact to this rustic wedding. Sometimes a little inspiration goes a long way so I pulled together what […]

Where Can I Buy…? Try Ebay

Country Table Numbers

Thanks to the popularity of our Ask Maggie section I get to connect with many brides and I often get asked the same question “Do you know where I can buy…” I have several different answers depending on what they are looking for but one of my go to suggestions is to take a look […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Peterborough, NH

Real Rustic Wedding NH

Sometimes the best wedding venues are the ones close to your heart likes today’s real wedding couple who tied the knot at a family members home in Peterborough, New Hampshire. I find the color of the bridesmaid dress to be  just beautiful and perfect for the setting. I have to say I think these wedding […]

Real Rustic Wedding: The Apple Inn – Altamont, NY

Pink & Black Wedding Invitation

When you have pink wedding flowers, an outdoor ceremony space with classic long white benches and a country location your wedding is sure to be a winner! Today’s real wedding has all of these elements and more. Taking place at The Apple Inn in Altamont, NY this wedding mixes bright and dark colors to pulls […]

Department Store Wedding Dresses

Short Rustic or Country Wedding Gown

Often I have brides to be asking me for suggestions on where to find beautiful rustic or country wedding gowns. Of course you can search online and head out to your local bridal shops but I have one tip that many brides don’t know about… head to the department stores! Yes, many department stores have […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Vero Beach, FL

Real Country Wedding From Florida

Imagine a rustic wedding held at home with something special like an orange grove as your backdrop. Well today’s real wedding features a bride who’s family is in the citrus industry and hosted the reception at their estate in the middle of their Florida orange grove. I have to say that for some reason when […]

Real Rustic Wedding: The Lily Barn – Knoxville, TN


Today’s real wedding is  beautiful and highlights has a pure rustic style mixed with a vintage style bride. Held at The Lily Barn located in the breathtaking Smokey Mountains this Tennessee wedding has some of my favorite things – a happy looking couple, bold yet delicate rustic details and a unique location. If you like […]

A Rustic Vintage Style Wedding Video

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I love showing off great wedding pictures but sometimes it is nice to see the day in action. I think you are really going to love this rustic vintage style wedding video which highlights the best of this rustic wedding. I am really loving everything from the music in this video to how fun the […]

Bride Dress Giveaway

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When I saw this dress two things crossed my mind; one, I wish I had one when I was getting married and two, I bet our readers would love a chance to win one. So thanks to To Have & Hold one lucky winner will get to pick a bride dress that is perfect for […]

All New Stylish Rustic Wedding Gowns

Delphine Watters Wedding Dress

If you are out on the hunt for the perfect rustic and stylish wedding gown I have some new inspiration for you. I have selected a few dresses from the popular Watters company to spotlight today which would fit into your rustic venue while at the same time still giving you the stylish look you […]

Rustic Vintage Style Wedding Inspiration

Vintage Style Wedding Flowers

So you are planning a rustic wedding and you are want to add in some vintage details, well you are in luck because today I have a rustic vintage style wedding inspiration that will help to bring your rustic vintage ideas to life. Take a few notes and then start looking at your local flea […]

Birch Tree Slices For Your Wedding Centerpiece

Birch Slices For Wedding Centerpiece

  credits: photography one: Julie Roberts Photography / photo two: Paul Retherford Photography

Weekly Rustic Wedding Recap for Sept 24 2011

The week can go by pretty fast, so to help keep you inspired we have a weekly roundup which showcases all of our features from the past week. Here is the rustic recap for Saturday, September 24th. Just in case you missed it… Real Colorado Wedding        North Carolina Part I     North Carolina […]

Country Engagement

Wedding Chalkboard

Having an engagement photo session is a wonderful way to capture those special moments leading up to your wedding day and the start of your life together as a married couple. I have a country engagement session shot in California which I think is a wonderful example of what you should be looking for when […]

Hand Painted Rustic Wedding Invitations

Painted Tree Invitation

There are many different ways to create a unique wedding invitation but few have the  personal touch of an actual hand painted design. I recently discovered Courtney Khail Stationary and fell in love with the hand painted one of a kind designs she creates. Here is a little info from Courtney on the design process […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Enterprise, AL

Simple White Wedding Cake

Today’s real wedding is simple and classic all the while highlight a rustic vintage flair. There is something about the delicate white lace dress that the brides wears that makes this wedding seem like a throwback to the days when daughters automatically wore their mother’s dresses. I love a good color combination and this bride […]

Country Wedding Dresses Under $1,000

Watters Daria Wedding Dress

I often love to showcase great rustic wedding gowns and recently I did a feature on rustic wedding dresses under $1,000. I received such wonderful feedback on those dresses that I thought I would do a similar type of feature but with you country brides in mind. A country wedding can be just as elegant […]

Rustic Wedding Snapshot: Planet Bluegrass, CO

Rustic Wedding Wedding With Gray Bridesmaid Dresses

Here is a quick snapshot of a stylish rustic wedding held at Planet Bluegrass in Lyons, Colorado. Sometimes a little inspiration goes a long way so I pulled together what I think are the best and most inspirational pictures from this wedding. Credits – Photography: Julie Harris Photography

Real Country Wedding: Sweet Berry Farm – Rhode Island

Country Wedding Flower Centerpieces

It is no secret that I love when couples use chalkboards for wedding details. When I was putting together the Rustic Wedding Chic line of rustic wedding decorations & favors for Whispering Pines Catalog I made sure to include all different sizes and types of wedding chalkboards. I was excited when I came across this […]

Rustic Chic Wedding Invitations for fall weddings

Rustic Chic Wedding Invitation

Once you set the date and secure the perfect rustic location the next step is usually selecting a beautiful invitation. The wedding invitation helps to set the tone for your wedding and introduces your guest to the type of wedding they will be attending.  Because you want your wedding invitation to match the overall wedding […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Wilkesboro, NC Part II


Here are some more great pictures from this gorgeous North Carolina real rustic wedding. I love the idea of hanging mason jars from church pews, for more ideas with mason jars visit our top 5 ways to use mason jars article. Be sure to check out Part I of this wedding so that you see […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Wilkesboro, NC Part I

A Rustic NC Wedding

I have said it many times before but a rustic wedding can take on many shapes and forms. Today’s real wedding has a style all its own and it is a beautiful one! With their wedding pictures held in an open natural area this couple achieves a look that is timeless and poetic. I love […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Sedalia, CO


Choosing to hold your wedding at home can provide a personal and beautiful location but when you have a home that is surrounded by the rocky mountains you know it is going to be stunning. Today’s real wedding took place in Sedalia, Colorado at the bride’s home which offered rolling hills, open pastures and natural […]

Weekly Rustic Wedding Recap for Sept 17 2011

The week can go by pretty fast, so to help keep you inspired we have a weekly roundup which showcases all of our features from the past week. Here is the rustic recap for Saturday, September 17th. Just in case you missed it… National Park Wedding I    National Park Wedding II    Real Nashville Wedding   […]

Completely Custom Rustic Wedding Invitations

Rustic Wedding Blue Wedding Invitation

I was first introduced to Courtney of  Courtney Callahan Paper after she saw our booth at the Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago and had these wonderful things to say about us and after taking a look at her unique and custom wedding invitations I would say the feeling is mutual! I have selected a few […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Fort George Island, FL

Simple Rustic Style Wedding Flowers

When you take a beautiful old tree and decorate it with ribbons and then magically have the wind blow during your ceremony you have a recipe for a perfect rustic wedding. This outdoor ceremony really made me stop and say wow! There are so many different forms of rustic weddings and what I love about […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Tallahassee, FL

Southern Rustic Wedding

The pictures from today’s real rustic wedding will make you want to sip sweet tea while sitting in a rocking chair. This real rustic wedding has all of the making for a perfect southern rustic affair. Held at The Retreat at Bradley’s Pond in Tallahassee, Florida this wedding offers southern comfort mixed with classic rustic […]

Ask Maggie: Brown Bridesmaids Dresses For A Country Wedding

J.Crew Brown Strapless Bridesmaid Dress

Every bride needs a little help when it comes to planning their rustic wedding. We have a very popular feature here at Rustic Wedding Chic called Ask Maggie where we encourage our readers to send in their questions when searching for a little advice or inspiration. We thought we would share the latest one with […]

Rustic Wedding Cakes


We know that picking the dress, the location, and the flowers are big decisions in the wedding planning process but lets face it one of the most fun is tasting and then picking the wedding cake. If you are planning a rustic or country wedding I would guess that you want the cake to reflect […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Mackinac Island, MI

Bride & Bridesmaid Dresses

Picture a small island where the only way to get around is by foot, horse and buggy or bicycle, then throw in one stunning looking bride and a wedding filled with DIY touches and you have today’s real wedding. I am so excited to share this real wedding for several reasons; one, I have only […]

Rustic Bridal Shower


A bridal shower is one of the many lovely parts during the whole “getting married” experience. Brides and their circle of friends are thinking outside of the box when it comes to locations for bridal showers these days. Today I have an inspiring rustic bridal shower shoot which features Chelsea & Virgina from Bluebird Productions, […]

A National Park Wedding Part II

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As promised here is part II of this outstanding perfectly rustic chic Yosemite National Park wedding. I really can’t get over the beauty of the location and of this entire event – really gets me thinking of all the wonderful spots a couple could get married at all of the different National Parks. This wedding […]

A National Park Wedding Part I

National Park Wedding

Known for its amazing waterfalls, deep valleys, giant sequoia trees and natural beauty it is no wonder why this couple chose Yosemite National Park as their wedding location. This truly breathtaking wedding took place at the Evergreen Lodge which is nestled in the woods bordering Yosemite National Park and offers both inside and outside venues […]

Weekly Rustic Wedding Recap for Sept 10 2011

Real Rustic Wedding NY

The week can go by pretty fast, so to help keep you inspired we have a weekly roundup which showcases all of our features from the past week. Here is the rustic recap for Saturday, September 1oth. Just in case you missed it…  Real NH Wedding              Flea Market Inspiration     Wedding […]

Real Rustic Wedding: Lake Winnipesaukee, NH

Birch wedding decor

There are many beautiful rustic wedding locations out there and Lake Winnipesaukee, NH is without a doubt one of them. Today’s real wedding took place at a local church with the reception at the Bald Peak Colony Club, a very beautiful New Hampshire wedding venue, and is filled with bright bold colors and soft natural beauty. Between real wedding […]

Rustic Fall Wedding Ideas

Red Apples For A Fall Wedding

Fall is right around the corner, which means nice crisp weather, hot apple cider and a new seasonal color scheme. I have some rustic fall wedding ideas that will help decorate your fall wedding in no time. When planning a fall wedding try to draw inspiration from the rich colors of nature – think burnt […]

Bridal Session Photo Shoots

Bridal Session Photo Shoot

There seems to be a trend out there right now for “Bridal Sessions” – these are pictures that a bride gets taken in her wedding dress leading up to her wedding day. I am starting to see these types of photo sessions pick up in popularity so I dug a little deeper and asked a […]

White Bridesmaid Dresses

Strapless White Bridesmaid Dress

The Royal Wedding had them and so did Kim Kardashian and although uncommon we are seeing a new trend of white bridesmaid dresses. The old school of thinking was for the bride to be the only one to wear white as to not be upstaged, however, recently brides are sharing their spotlight with their bridesmaids […]

Natural Looking Rustic Wedding Invitations

Heart wedding invitation

Thanks to Dodeline Designs I have some beautiful natural looking rustic wedding invitations to feature. Theses invitations first caught my attention a few weeks ago when I was scrolling through all things wedding online and I was taken with the mix of beauty and natural details these designs offer a rustic bride. We have been […]