Outdoor Night Weddings
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Night weddings are like an icing on the cakes. Night outdoor weddings are the most exciting outside events. Dancing under the starlit sky offers you joy that cannot be paralleled by any other outdoor event.
Venues for Outdoor Night Weddings
Most outdoor venues have lighting facilities for their gardens and interesting architectural elements. So, you can choose any venue that suites your budget and convenience. There can be the following possibilities for the venues:
- Beautiful gardens
- Old Victorian Mansions
- Mansions in the mountains
- Old Countryside Villas
- Mountain Resorts
- Country Barns
Decorating the outdoor dance floors provide the most interesting opportunities. Colored insignias, lights, and decals can be creatively used for a jazzy ambience needed for the special event.
Decoration Ideas for the Outdoor Night Weddings in Tents
Night weddings ceremonies and receptions uplift the atmosphere. It is up to you to use these nighttime settings to their maximum advantages.
Decorating the tents is a fun in itself. Almost any type of light can be used for decorating these. You can do the
- Use vapor lamps
- Use tiki torches. These devices allow you to do many fascinating things. The natural light provided by them can be used for giving a wave like appearance to the flames. Dancing motions or the flames are beautifully captured by the camera
- The tents can be also decorated with Christmas and white lights. Some lights can be hidden in fabrics like tulle that are hanged in different colors from the ceiling of the tent
- The tents can be decorated both from the outside and the inside. If the tents have enough light inside, the photos can also be taken without the use of flash
Decoration Ideas for the Outdoor Night Weddings and Receptions
A great decoration idea is to decide a theme for your decorations. There can be varied themes like the Shakespeare's Midnight summer dream. A theme based on movies is another good idea.
It is best to choose a single type of flower for your decoration. The other decorations can built around this single stemmed flower in a long vase. Generally, it is a tradition to choose the brides' favorite flower for the decoration. For example, if the bride's favorite flower is violet, then it can be used for the centerpiece and the violet color can be chosen as a theme color for other decorations. The violet color is good for night weddings. It creates a dream like ambience.
Candlelight is the most romantic of lights. A candle-lit celebration is great for your guests. Candles can be used as variety of ways. These can be used as centerpieces in closed containers. These can be also used for accenting flower centerpieces.
Floating candles are great for a night wedding. These can be used on reception tables. They can also be placed on the sides of the aisle for a night ceremony. These can also be placed in pools or a water body near the venue.
Hurricane lamp decorations are best for the rustic surroundings. They can be hanged from the trees or can also be used as centerpieces.
One good thing about outdoor night weddings is that the surrounding itself adds charm to the wedding. The atmosphere presents an ornamental surrounding in itself and only a little of extra efforts are required to decorate the venue.
Precautions to be taken
Some precautionary measures are required in case of an outdoor night wedding. There may be unprecedented events like sudden rain or any bad weather condition to tackle with. Have an alternative plan in case of such situations. You would never want to spoil the mood of wedding celebrations at any cost.
Have a makeshift venue in place which can be a tent too. Tent weddings are also so much fun and would make for a memorable wedding that your guests would not forget for a long time to come.
Lighting should be given extra importance incase of outdoor night weddings. It is important to ensure that your guests are able to walk around comfortably, see what they are eating, and also enjoy each and every moment that you share with your partner. Strings of small electric bulbs and white lights can be hung on structures that are erected in the outdoor venue like the arch, pillars, or trees. Lanterns are superb ways to light up an outdoor night wedding venue. Lanterns can be hung on the branches of tree or lanterns that can be placed on the ground also look marvelous and give a romantic feel to the romantic night.
Use white chairs and keep the color of the table cloth and other accessories light like white, pink, yellow, or light blue. Glass candle holders look magnificent and do not get blown off due to strong winds.
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