10 Elegant Rustic Wedding Ideas

It’s that time of year! You know–the time we love cozying up with pumpkin spice lattes, breaking out those riding boots, and getting our daily dose of stunning fall and winter weddings! Our favorite weddings this time of year feature gorgeous rustic, elegant details. From bridesmaids in shawls to stunning outdoor ceremony locales, we’ve rounded up 10 of our favorite elegant rustic wedding ideas!

Bridesmaids Winter Shawls

Bridesmaids are cozy and elegant in gorgeous knitted wraps. A perfect accessory for a perfect outdoor ceremony, like this beautiful snowy December wedding.

Photo: Brett & Emily Photographers

Flower Girl Hair Wreath

Flower girls may be the most adorable part of your wedding. I just adore this little princess in her ballerina pink tulle skirt and beautiful floral crown!

Photo: Amy Carroll Photography

Chandeliers and Ferns Wedding Reception

Chandeliers and greenery over an intimate tabletop? It doesn’t get more chic! In fact, this entire Australian elopement is pure rustic elegance.

Photo: Natasja Kremers

Rustic Wedding Ceremony

Is your ceremony outdoors during spring or fall? Providing blankets for your guests’ use during the ceremony (or cocktail hour) is such a thoughtful touch!

Photo: Michele M. Waite

Rustic Elegant Reception

Dress up any wedding venue with simple-but-chic string lights.

Photo: Melissa Schollaert Photography

Candlelit Wedding Ceremony Altar

Candlelight, eucalyptus, and hydrangea–the perfect recipe for a gorgeous ceremony altar! This inspiration shoot from Bellissima Flowers and Merrily Wed is pure rustic elegance!

Photo: annie X photographie

Rustic Elegant Bouquet

You may already know that I crush on breathtaking bouquets, and this stunner from Petal Play Design makes me absolutely swoon–a beautiful rustic bouquet!

Photo: Harrison Studio

Elegant Rustic Canopy Altar

This showstopper of an altar is one of my favorite ceremony backdrops ever!

Photo: The Nichols

Ritz Carlton Tahoe Wedding Ceremony

There may be nothing more romantic than a ceremony set amid the towering trees in Lake Tahoe. The setting for Meegan and Justin’s gorgeous wedding ceremony at The Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, coordinated by Merrily Wed, is absolutely stunning!

Photo: Hollye Schumacher

Wooden Calligraphy Wedding Signs

How fabulous are these calligraphed wooden Mr. and Mrs. signs hand-painted by Julie Song Ink? The perfect rustic-but-elegant touch.

Photo: Jose Villa