35 Relaxed Summer Woodland Wedding Ideas

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Woodlands are gaining popularity as venues for outdoor weddings because it means being close to nature, enjoying fresh air and having a laid-back fete in a forest. Woodland wedding theme can blend with rustic, fairy-tale or boho chic wedding styles, so you can easily add such touches. As summer is coming, I’d like to concentrate on summer woodland wedding ideas, let’s get started.

Bridal Look

If you are a woodland bride, you can rock a relaxed white or ivory wedding dress decorated with rhinestones, pearls, fabric flowers or leaves, and laid-back crochet lace wedding gowns are also welcome! Don’t dress too formal, a forest isn’t the right place for such a dress. As for your headpiece, a greenery or leaf crown is more preferable for a woodland bride as it will highlight the coloring of the space better but of course you can add some small blooms. You can interweave your braid, updo or ponytail with greenery or just attach a single fern leaf to your hair.

a braid with greenery and small flowers is a great idea for a woodland bride

a braid with greenery and small flowers is a great idea for a woodland bride

a fern hair accessory for a woodland bride

a fern hair accessory for a woodland bride

a green leaf and a couple of flowers in your hair

a green leaf and a couple of flowers in your hair

a juniper and cedar hair crown is ideal for a forest bride

a juniper and cedar hair crown is ideal for a forest bride

boho blush wedding dress on straps, a braid and a baby's breath crown

boho blush wedding dress on straps, a braid and a baby's breath crown

boho-inspired ivory lace wedding dresss with cap sleeves and a leaf crown

boho-inspired ivory lace wedding dresss with cap sleeves and a leaf crown

flowy wedding gown on spaghetti straps with a lace bodice and a tulle skirt

flowy wedding gown on spaghetti straps with a lace bodice and a tulle skirt

a light green wedding dress decorated with fabric leaves and a greenery wedding bouquet

a light green wedding dress decorated with fabric leaves and a greenery wedding bouquet

a white wedding dress on spaghetti straps with a rhinestone bodice and a leaf and floral crown

a white wedding dress on spaghetti straps with a rhinestone bodice and a leaf and floral crown

Bridal Bouquet

This is another important piece that will accentuate your bridal look. we strongly recommend to rock a greenery wedding bouquet with no blooms because it will help you to embrace the venue the best way possible. another idea is a textural and messy wildflower wedding bouquet because what can be more natural for woodlands than wildflowers?

a fern bridal bouquet is great for a woodland wedding

a fern bridal bouquet is great for a woodland wedding

a greenery wedding bouquet is a trendy wedding idea for any type of nuptials

a greenery wedding bouquet is a trendy wedding idea for any type of nuptials

messy herb and greenery wedding bouquet wit wildflowers

messy herb and greenery wedding bouquet wit wildflowers

fern and camellias wedding bouquet is very summer-like

fern and camellias wedding bouquet is very summer-like

12th September 2012. Tamsin and Alex's wedding at Middle Coombe Farm in Tiverton, Devon. Photos by Emma Stoner www.emmastonerweddings.com

12th September 2012. Tamsin and Alex's wedding at Middle Coombe Farm in Tiverton, Devon. Photos by Emma Stoner www.emmastonerweddings.com

Wedding Décor

Present your woodland venue the best way possible and use it to advantage. Decorate your wedding aisle with tree stumps or logs, place lanterns on them and cover them with moss. Top the wedding arch with moss, wildflowers and fern. Cover the wedding tables with moss tablecloths or runners, add candles, berries, leaves, wildflowers and tree stumps filled with florals as centerpieces. Don’t be afraid to add some rustic touches like crates and put moss and mushrooms in them for a forest feel.

a wooden log with greenery, moss, flowers and berries

a wooden log with greenery, moss, flowers and berries

a woodland centerpiece in a crate with moss, succulents, greenery and faux mushrooms

a woodland centerpiece in a crate with moss, succulents, greenery and faux mushrooms

tablescape with greenery in lanterns, candles and a white tablecloth

tablescape with greenery in lanterns, candles and a white tablecloth

eucalyptus aisle decor and white lanterns, white curtains for the arch

eucalyptus aisle decor and white lanterns, white curtains for the arch

lush greenery wedding arch with flowy curtains and candles

lush greenery wedding arch with flowy curtains and candles

lush woodland tablescape with a moss tablecloth and lush florals all over

lush woodland tablescape with a moss tablecloth and lush florals all over

midsummer night's dream tablescape with a moss runner, flowers and lanterns

midsummer night's dream tablescape with a moss runner, flowers and lanterns

rustic woodland table setting with a reclaimed wood table, greenery, billy balls and fresh bread

rustic woodland table setting with a reclaimed wood table, greenery, billy balls and fresh bread

outdoor tablescape with a moss tablecloth, candles and greenery, stumps as stools

outdoor tablescape with a moss tablecloth, candles and greenery, stumps as stools

moss table cover, greenery, white blooms and candles

moss table cover, greenery, white blooms and candles

moss lanterns with faux butterflies are great for lining up the aisle

moss lanterns with faux butterflies are great for lining up the aisle

wood stumps with moss and vintage keys for wedding decor

wood stumps with moss and vintage keys for wedding decor

wedding tablescape with blue glasses, ferns, succulents and candles

wedding tablescape with blue glasses, ferns, succulents and candles

s'mores bar decorated with fresh flowers

s'mores bar decorated with fresh flowers

woodland table setting with a feather table runner, greenery, lotus, wood slices and succulents

woodland table setting with a feather table runner, greenery, lotus, wood slices and succulents

Wedding Cakes

Your wedding cake should remind of woodlands somehow, so we recommend a frosted or naked wedding cake topped with summer berries, blooms, fern, leaves and succulents. You can also decorate the cake with moss, faux butterflies or mushrooms to give it a forest feel.

minimalist naked wedding cake topped with blueberries and leaves

minimalist naked wedding cake topped with blueberries and leaves

naked wedding cake with succulents, thistles and leaves

naked wedding cake with succulents, thistles and leaves

rustic woodland summer wedding cake with summer berry frosting and blooms

rustic woodland summer wedding cake with summer berry frosting and blooms

whimsy wedding cake with greenery, dark flowers and uneven frosting

whimsy wedding cake with greenery, dark flowers and uneven frosting

white frosted wedding cake with moss, greenery and blooms

white frosted wedding cake with moss, greenery and blooms

a naked wedding cake with fresh greenery and agate slices

a naked wedding cake with fresh greenery and agate slices

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