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Rustic + Folksy Backyard Elopement Inspiration

June 28, 2018

Even some ultra-stylish couples are drawn to the idea of eloping: a relaxed wedding day, just about their love story, preferably somewhere in nature and anything but conventional. This team of Wisconsin wedding pros set out to inspire this type of effortlessly cool, chill AF couple with a rustic and folksy elopement editorial. In this iteration, boho meets 1930s home decor while the woodsy Wisconsin backdrop inspires everything, down to the smallest styling details. If you’ve got an impressive collection of antique housewares and just a touch of carpentry know-how, this elopement inspiration could easily become a DIY guide for your intimate, backyard wedding day!

Planning & Styling for this shoot // Midwestern Bride
Photography // Alexandra Lee Photography

 

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

detail to love: vintage + woodsy wedding stationery

We’re SO loving this wedding stationery by The Constant Scribe—especially the nature-inspired wax seal! Oh, and the woodsy styling details? Just perfect for this Wisconsin elopement inspiration. (Also, is it just us, or is that adorable fountain pen totally Harry Potter-esque?)

 

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

detail to love: vintage sweetheart table with a chandelier 

We adore a sweetheart table in any scenario, but an outdoor sweetheart table paired with a chandelier? SWOON! With just a bit of elbow grease, you savvy DIY couples could easily rig a vintage chandelier over your outdoor table(s?) and really WOW your guests with this charming detail. If you like this idea and want more wedding detail inspiration, check out our list of 10 Incredibly Cool Wedding Details to Wow Your Guests.

 

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

detail to love: a charming, cozy picnic for two

If an elopement or intimate backyard wedding appeals to you, we have a feeling you’ll dig the idea of a picnic setup just for you and your loved one. Rather than simply tossing a blanket on the ground, consider adding in a vintage trunk, some throw pillows and, of course, flowers! Beautiful floral arrangements—like these by Apple Creek Flowers—truly elevate a simple picnic to make it wedding-appropriate. (P.S. Can you spot the cute little fox detail? SO CUTE.)

 

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

detail to love: a charming dessert table with sorbet for two

Isn’t anything “for two” just the cutest? We think so—especially when it’s sorbet served in vintage glassware! We love that this elopement inspiration shoot incorporates plenty of “for two” moments. If you’re planning an elopement, consider your “for two” moments and imagine the adorable photo opportunities! Also, check out the charming swing for two in this country wedding shoot at Over the Vines.

 

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

Elopement inspiration in Wisconsin - Fancier Mag

 

Full credits for this Wisconsin elopement inspiration:

Planning & Styling // Midwestern Bride
Floral Design // Apple Creek Flowers
Antiques // Roscoe Woodstock Antique Mall
Cake & Dessert // The Sugar Circle
Bride & Groom Attire // Hugo Boss
Invitation & Stationery // The Constant Scribe
Photography // Alexandra Lee Photography
Makeup Design // Glam by Erinn

For more help finding local Wisconsin wedding professionals, check out the Fancier Magazine directory.

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