Struggling to find props and dessert stands for your rustic themed dessert table? Look no further! Maybe I’m just in the mood to check out all the possibilities for dessert tables because I’m currently shopping for and designing one for my own event coming up soon, but I just love all the versatile ways sweets can be presented.
Your dessert table is one of those places at your wedding where brand-new store bought props, vintage items, and DIY projects can come together in one comprehensive look for your table. A rustic chic theme is probably one of the easiest themes to successfully execute for a dessert table. Not only are props readily available at any thrift store or vintage market, it’s a simple element to help theme your entire reception.
Feeling a little rustic-chic? Check out this beautiful ceremony from an outdoor Vermont wedding. The soft, romantic wild hydrangeas and leaves in combination with the elongated curve of the arch juxtaposes well against the surrounding pine trees. Though all of these elements help create a rustic outdoor ambiance on their own, the combination of the delicate feel of the arch and the sturdy trees enclosing the ceremony site provide an intriguing contrast that guests haven’t seen or considered before.
Almost everything at this ceremony is some element of nature, with the exception of the metal stands that hold flower arrangements at the beginning of the aisle. However, even the metal flower stands reflect a rustic feel. From the wooden chairs that line the back and front rows at the ceremony, to the wooden pews for other seating, to the arch’s framework and flowers, everything gives guests an experience that would typically be found in a lush garden, but instead located in an open space surrounded by woodland. Continue reading
It’s not often that I come across a picture on Pinterest that makes me stop and simply say “WOW.” But with this one, I’m completely in love!
This beautiful tablescape features soft colors of whites, peaches, and creams highlighted with accents of gold. With the set-up of the place settings, the feel is formal, but the colors keep it light and airy. You can be sure there will be joyous conversations going on around these tables!
How can you use this inspiration for your own wedding? Take these beautiful color combinations and accent the part you like most. Continue reading
Stumped on what to set the cake on for your wedding? Sure, you can have it just sitting on the table or get fancy with it on a glass cake pedestal, but for a rustic wedding, neither of those options fit the occasion well.
How about setting the cake on a tree stump? This is the perfect and adorable solution to elevate your cake and add a bit of rustic charm that any desert table needs.
This tree stump cake stand has a heart carved out of the bark and the couple’s names and wedding date carved inside that. You could even make this yourself! If you look closely, you’ll see smaller matching stumps holding up other deserts and flowers. With fresh flowers decorating a simple white cake on a customized rustic cake stand like this one, this may just be the most photographed and Instagramed part of your wedding!