There is nothing quite as exciting as the wedding day for a young couple. Obviously, every future husband and wife will want their wedding day to be perfect and for everything to go smoothly without a hitch. The key to having a great wedding day is to be well prepared and to be attentive to every detail, both great and small. The reason for this is because many young couples do quite well on the large details such as wedding cakes, invitations, church arrangements, and so forth. They however often fail when it comes to the little things.
This can be especially true for anyone planning a wedding being held outside. Weddings that are outdoors have become very popular but before you start to plan one you need to realize that there are additional challenges that you will face. For example, there is the weather, insects, ground covering, sunlight, seating, lighting, and the list goes on and on. This short article will discuss a few outdoor wedding ideas that you may want to consider before planning such an event.
The first thing to consider is seating. You will want to choose seats that are comfortable and adaptable to any climate and terrain. For example, let’s say that you are having your wedding on a beach. It would not be practical to choose a chair with skinny legs that would sink into the sand. Also, make sure that the chairs are comfortable by having a cushion placed upon them. A waterproof cushion would be the best choice and you can accent the décor by choosing colorful cushions.
It could be quite humorous yet dangerous if you were to have your wedding on a lawn that had just received a recent amount of rain. Your female guests could find it quite difficult to walk on such a surface wearing high-heeled shoes. Therefore, you could solve this problem by installing a temporary flagstone pathway. You could also purchase a few cement pads so that the bride and bridesmaids have somewhere to stand without sinking into the grass.
Obviously, weather conditions can greatly affect a wedding ceremony being held outdoors so you should be prepared by having various portable tent coverings over food and other important areas. If you are expecting rain on your wedding date then you may want to provide umbrellas for all of your guests. You could do this by having a bucket full of umbrellas at the entrance or by placing an umbrella on each of the guest’s seats.
An invasion of mosquitoes would offer quite a memorable story to any wedding occasion but at the time of the wedding it could be disastrous. Can you imagine your entire wedding party scratching away during the wedding ceremony? The solution to this type of problem would be to have on hand an ample supply of mosquito repellent. If the pesky critters decided to attack then you could offer your guests a form of defense. These are just a few of the outdoor wedding ideas to make sure that everyone thoroughly enjoys themselves.