Rustic Wedding Ideas With A Budget In Mind

Here at The Wedding Chicks, one of the quickest ways to snag our attention is send us something pretty. So…when we saw these Rustic Wedding Ideas that are budget friendly we had to share. Jeff Sampson captured all this prettiness and Valerie Sampson designed the table top which could easily be replicated and transported to a local wedding venue near you. Or it would be pretty cool to have your reception out in a field amongst nature. Although it might be a good idea to pass out bug spray as a wedding favor.

You can see all of these pretty pictures up close from this Midwest wedding photographer in the full gallery by clicking here. Share with us what you think and how much you love that cake. Super pretty…right?

The table design is not only rustic, fall, and vintage but budget friendly.  Burlap and ribbon were used as a  table runner atop a white tablecloth.  Both burlap and ribbon can be found super cheap at crafts stores like Michael’s or Walmart.  We incorporated cheap antique finds such as: old vintage books on each end of the table to add height, the glass candle holders, the wooden box that we filled with old eclectic bottles, and large blue mason jars to hold the flower bouquets.  These items seem to be staples at any local antique shop.  The table # frame was an inexpensive frame with leftover burlap and numbers cut out of scrapbook paper.  We used cinnamon smelling pinecones as place card holders.  The menu’s on each place setting are made from small kraft bags.  The kraft bags and the paper doily’s are both found at craft stores in bulk for only a few dollars.    Very simple elements with a natural feel.  We mainly relied on the pop of color from the flower bouquets and the choice of ribbon to add color to the tables.

The flower used to create a soft fall inspired bouquet are:
Pink Dahlia, Echinacea, White Anemone, Pink Ranunculus, Yellow Ranunculus, White Hydrangea and. Lambs Ear. To see more bouquet recipes click here.

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Photographer: Jeff Sampson Photography
Event Designer: Valerie Sampson
Makeup: Angelique with Platinum Imaginations
Hair: Angelique with Platinum Imaginations
Cake: Gretchen of Confectionary
Coordinator: Valerie Sampson
Dress Designer: Alan Evans Bridal
Flowers: Stacey of The Flower Mill
Shoe Designer: Touch ups Bridal
Stationery: Leah of Envision Wedding Studios
Veil or Hair Accessories: Alan Evans Bridal
Model: Amy Taylor

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  1. Rustic Wedding Ideas With A Budget In Mind

  2. Very cool, our Fall wedding inspiration shoot it being featured on the @weddingchicks today :

  3. Oh so lovely! Rustic Wedding Ideas by @JeffSampson

  4. This is a gorgeous must see styled shoot with a budget in mind! The cake might bring a tear of joy to your eye!

  5. Very cool, our Fall wedding inspiration shoot is being featured on the @weddingchicks today :

  6. Rustic Wedding Ideas With A Budget In Mind

  7. Stunning Rustic Wedding Ideas by @jeffsampson

  8. -100. AC says:

    I love the autumn theme. Since the days are cooler, there is lots of fun to be had :)

  9. -100. Annalisa says:

    BEAUTIFUL wedding and photography! I love all the cute accessories! It gives me great inspiration for my wedding. Another wedding with cute ideas is: ‘Justin and Amanda’ at:

  10. -100. Tropical Bride says:

    That is a stunning dress. Impressive photography too.

  11. -100. Brooke says:

    Love the boots, what brand are they? Many thanks B

  12. This will make you want to eat some sweets! Rustic Wedding Ideas With A Budget In Mind via @WeddingChicks

  13. -100. Mimi says:

    that cakes is AMAZING! Love your wedding tips and idea. I’m going to make good use of someone them next year!

  14. Rustic Wedding Ideas with a Budget In Mind on @weddingchicks

  15. -100. Just Kate Etc says:

    Very pretty, well put together shoot! Love that you gal’s are showcasing Rustic ideas!

  16. -100. Annie Byrne says:

    Beautiful. Love that rustic doesn’t have to be all browns and dark colors. gorgeous.

  17. -100. lexi says:

    This is just beautiful … and I love the rustic dessert bar!
    xx Lexi
    FASHION: Glitter & Pearls
    WEDDINGS: Glitter Weddings

  18. Oh – these are beautiful. Love these images!

  19. -100. Ed Osborn says:

    Beautiful shoot. Love the cake.

  20. -100. Mélanie says:

    Such a lovely inspiration post! I love rustic weddings! So girly and fun!

  21. Awesome #bridal #bouquet and #wedding details for this rustic wedding. Thanks @weddingchicks

  22. What a lovely source of rustic wedding photography inspiration! We’re particularly keen on the idea of having the ceremony out in the middle of a field, thick in the midst of nature.

  23. -100. sandrine says:

    beautiful wedding, stunning dress and I love the rustic dessert bar

  24. -100. Hannah M says:

    That cake is beautiful.

  25. -100. Lydia Fast says:

    I love your site!!!!

  26. -100. tricia richner says:

    Just stumbled over here from another blog that was featuring one of my mommy journals and couldn’t resist exploring this post on rustic weddings. Love this trend. In fact, we have some acreage here in Central Texas and use cut cedar circles as wedding decor. But anyway, just love the photos of the cake, as I have an armoire VERY similar to the dresser the cake it sitting on. Woah, small world, I guess.

  27. Aw, this was a very nice post. Spending some time and actual effort to produce a good article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and don’t seem to get nearly anything done.

  28. -100. janet says:

    I love your site. My husband is a minister in GA we do a few small weddings and I do much of the foods and sometimes cake. What I would so love to know is what tip is used to get those ruffles in the above cake? Please help us out.


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