Pastoral Paradise: Rustic Elegant Wedding Inspiration

Bring out the natural beauty of Wisconsin’s best barns with a wedding-day motif that balances a healthy helping of elegance with a twist of bohemian charm.
From: Fall/Winter 2015 edition

(above) Recently renovated with upscale furnishings and décor, The Farm at Dover, tucked away in a tiny, unincorporated town halfway between Milwaukee and Chicago, offers a bucolic getaway for city-dwellers and country-lovers alike. French country chairs cozy up to a long rustic table for a stately dinner setting that will leave your guests oohing and aahing.

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(above) Lush, low floral centerpieces not only bring fresh visual interest to your wedding décor, but also keep conversation flowing across the table from guest to guest.

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(above) An abundance of sweet goodness is packed into these three simple layers whipped up by Simma’s Bakery. Add a colorful accent with a ring of flowers around the base. An abundance of sweet goodness is packed into these three simple layers whipped up by Simma’s Bakery. Add a colorful accent with a ring of flowers around the base.

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(above) So sweet, so simple. Name cards, like these hand-written by Layers of Loveliness, are made all the more delightful placed on mini hay bales.

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(above) A breezy dress cut just below the knee, boots that aren’t afraid of the great outdoors and an effortless flower crown make for a wedding day look that’s anything but fussy. (Just add a handsome husband on your arm to accessorize.)

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(above) Big, bountiful and beautiful: a medley of florals in peach, dusty rose and pale canary tones join forces for a show-stopping bouquet.

Credits: 
Flowers
Paper Suite & Calligraphy
Table & Chairs
Hair & Makeup
Dana Welch