Theme Ideas: Rustic

Whether you prefer an intimate gathering or a big, traditional wedding, a rustic theme is perfect for summer celebrations. It will work for both glamorous rustic-style venues styled with country inspired décor or small garden weddings surrounded by lush garden flowers.


Weddingstar's 'Natural Charm' Invitation

Start by choosing fabulous wedding stationery. Anything that reminds you of homespun and charming do-it-yourself details is appropriate including beautiful pastoral scenes and colourful floral motifs.

Use a stylish invitation to announce your wedding theme. If you want more than just a plain, printed invitation, give it a personal touch with a burlap wrap adorned with old buttons or fabric flowers. You can also use dried wildflowers or petals for decorations, or consider including a rustic-inspired illustration to your invitation.

Weddingstar has a gorgeous ‘Rustic Country Invitation’ as well as the entire stationery collection that features the same design and includes stickers, place cards, directional signs, paper tags, clings, menus, RSVP cards, wine labels and more. Envelopes for save-the-date cards and invitations are important too and you can use fine recycled paper personalised with a rubber stamp.

Ceremony & Reception Décor

Ceremony & Reception Décor

If you are planning to tie the knot at a beautiful outdoor location in the countryside, your main decor can be seasonal flowers scattered around the aisle or beautifully arranged in glass jars or metal pails. You can also use burlap aisle runner to add rustic flavour to your ceremony and pair it with your burlap table runner at the reception.

Vintage wood and old chalkboards can be incorporated in many ways in your event, and you can even combine the two to create unique decorations. We think Weddingstar’s vintage chalkboard mounted on faux wood is a great addition to any rustic-themed wedding and you can use it for giving directions or just for fun. And don’t forget to add ambience to your reception with candles and tea lights presented in adorable holders such as Weddingstar’s bell shaped glass tea light holder, which can also be used for small flower arrangements.

DIY Details

DIY Details

DIY bunting is a great decoration for both your ceremony and reception, and you can use a miniature version to adorn your wedding cake, invitations or even bonbonnieres. To make a unique rustic-style banner which you can customise with your own wording, you can use Weddingstar’s natural burlap pennants. Simply attach them to the craft paper twine, which may also come handy for wrapping wedding favours and many other purposes including hanging your old family photos with vintage wooden pegs.

Fabric flowers, ruffled ribbons and jute trims are great for making centrepieces and decorating ceremony and reception chairs, and they come in a range of soft, natural hues that complement the theme. Finally, to add something quirky to your wedding venue, these big wooden buttons from Weddingstar will look great on walls, tables or even chair backs.



The perfect bomboniere for a rustic-themed wedding is a delicious homemade treat like strawberry jam or a mini pie. Packaging is very important, so think of something chic like burlap bags, which you can personalise with a monogram rubber stamp from Weddingstar, or a petite glass jar, which can be customised with a little round sticker label. If you want to delight your guests with a truly unique gift they will be happy to take home, we recommend rustic wood pencils and vintage key ornamental bottle stoppers from Weddingstar, or maybe a creative DIY present that you can easily make at home.

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