woods and wildflower

Create Unique Rustic Wedding Decoration Ideas

newlyweds couple

Unique Rustic Wedding Decoration Ideas

When it comes to wedding decor, couples are increasingly drawn to the charm and warmth of rustic themes. The combination of natural elements, vintage accents, and personalized touches creates an enchanting ambiance that perfectly complements a memorable day of celebration. 

If you want to infuse your wedding with a unique rustic flair, you've come to the right place! We'll explore a collection of captivating and original rustic wedding decoration ideas that will make your special day truly one-of-a-kind.

From whimsical floral arrangements to inventive table settings, we've got you covered with inspiration that will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Discover these delightful rustic wedding decoration ideas that will make your celebration an unforgettable experience!


Cheesecloth Table Runner 25" x 16ft - Blush/Rose Gold
Round Wedding Arch Backdrop Frame Stand 7.5 ft - Gold
Burlap Lace Table Runner 13"x108" - Natural & White

What Are The Elements Of A Rustic Wedding Theme?

rustic candy bar

When you think of a rustic wedding table setting the idea of burlap, lace, and blush likely comes to mind. While there’s definitely nothing wrong with this classic combination, it may be worth exploring different color options to include the guest of honor’s or couple’s favorite colors.

This rustic table setting is perfect for weddings, bridal showers, baby showers, anniversary parties, birthdays, and even graduation parties! Choose a venue like a barn, farmhouse, or garden with natural features such as wooden beams or stone walls.

Use earthy tones and muted colors for a tranquil atmosphere. For warmth and charm, incorporate wooden details like tables, signs, and crates. Embrace vintage and DIY decor using mason jars, burlap, lace, and recycled materials. Select wildflowers and use natural vases like wooden boxes.

Create rustic table settings with textured linens, wooden chargers, and mismatched glassware. Use soft lighting with candles, lanterns, or string lights for a romantic ambiance. Integrate nature-inspired details like branches and leaves into your decor. Consider rustic-inspired attire, such as lace dresses or textured suits.

By incorporating these elements, you can create a cohesive rustic theme that reflects natural beauty, warmth, and personal touches for a memorable wedding.


How To Create Rustic Wedding Table Settings?

rustic banquet setup

To create enchanting rustic wedding table settings, incorporate key elements like wedding charger plates, a burlap table runner, table overlays, and tablecloths in bulk, including the 108 round tablecloth

Start by layering your table with a burlap table runner, which adds rustic texture. Lay burlap table runners adorned with lace accents, and utilize rustic lanterns filled with twinkling lights to set a cozy ambiance.

Place wedding charger plates made of wood or distressed metal at each setting for a touch of elegance. Add table overlays in complementary colors or lace patterns to enhance the rustic aesthetic. 

Finally, cover the tables with bulk tablecloths, like the 108 round tablecloth, to create a cohesive and polished look. These elements will transform your wedding tables into a charming display of rustic beauty, setting the stage for an unforgettable celebration.


Unique Rustic Wedding Table Centerpieces

Step away from ordinary events and really enhance your decor and venue with our Tornado 20 event lighting! Our Tornado 20 lighting is the perfect accent lighting for bouquets, centerpieces, and anywhere elegant string lighting is needed; simply unwrap the light string and wrap it around your desired object. 

Each unit is wireless, reusable, self-powered, and small enough to cast a powerful radiance without distracting from your decor! The Tornado 20 twists on/off, is 9′ in length, has twenty warm white LED lights, and has a waterproof battery case. This is simply a must-have for any event taking place at night or that has dim lighting!

What Are Some Unique Rustic Backdrop Ideas

rustic wedding table

When creating a unique rustic wedding backdrop there are several captivating ideas to consider. One option is a rustic wedding backdrop featuring natural elements like wooden pallets, vintage doors, or reclaimed barn wood. Include natural elements like pinecones and small branches, and incorporate vintage books and trinkets as decorative backdrops.

These materials can be artfully arranged to form a charming backdrop with rustic charm. Another idea is to use backdrop curtains in earthy tones, such as burlap or lace, which add texture and a touch of elegance to the setting.

For a focal point, consider a wedding arch for sale that embraces rustic elements like branches, twigs, or driftwood, adorned with delicate blooms or greenery. These unique rustic backdrop ideas will create a picturesque setting that beautifully complements your special day.

Finally, add a touch of whimsy with balloons strategically placed throughout the venue.



Plain Round 13" Charger Plates - Gold
3" Floating Candles (6 pcs) - White
Economy Polyester Tablecloth 108" Round - Blush/Rose Gold

What Are Rustic Wedding Food Ideas?

rustic buffet table

Rustic wedding theme call for charming and down-to-earth food choices. Consider incorporating locally sourced farm-to-table dishes that highlight fresh ingredients. Serve rustic appetizers, family-style dining with shared platters, or a classic barbecue feast with slow-smoked meats.

For dessert, showcase rustic pies and tarts or farmhouse-inspired treats. Create signature cocktails with rustic flavors and set up beverage stations with homemade drinks. Display artisanal cheeses and bread, and offer a s'mores bar for a fun dessert experience.

Remember, keep the food simple, flavorful, and wholesome to match the cozy and down-to-earth ambiance of a rustic wedding.

Perfect Your Overall Look

elegant garden lights

While traditional rustic decor is set in its ways, there are still small touches you can play with to customize your event’s appearance. One of the key areas to do this is with your centerpiece and table settings. Enhance the atmosphere with personalized wooden signs, rustic floral arrangements in mason jars, and natural linen tablecloths.

From baby’s breath to roses to lanterns to wood slices, anything simple and soft will help you achieve your desired rustic look. Our wood slices are perfect for completing DIY crafts, including these rustic place cards. Incorporate mason jar centerpieces filled with wildflowers and tied with rustic twine while using wooden slice chargers for a natural touch.

If centerpieces aren’t your strong suit, pin our step-by-step guide to make it an easy process! We also suggest taking advantage of a more luxe linen, such as our Lace Polyester Table Skirt or Three Tier Ruffled Burlap Table Skirt, to dress up a cake or specialty table.

The rustic decor has a unique charm that evokes a sense of warmth and comfort. It's no wonder many couples desire this aesthetic for their wedding day. While wood and burlap accents are often used to achieve this look, it can sometimes be clearer how to decorate with them.

In this video from CV Linens, Rustic Wedding Sweetheart Table Inspiration, we aim to simplify the process by offering a simple and budget-friendly DIY sweetheart table setup that anyone can create for their special day.

Get Creative With Rustic Wedding Decoration Ideas!

With these rustic decoration ideas from CV Linens, you can bring your vision to life and create a captivating atmosphere for your wedding celebration. You can transform your wedding venue into a rustic wonderland with a wide range of high-quality products. Lastly, here's a good reference for 3 worth-it rustic wedding decoration ideas

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.