How to Throw a Backyard Wedding: The Extras

I hope you all enjoyed the posts this week about throwing a backyard wedding. Here are a few more reasons why a backyard wedding might just work for you!

You want to include your puppy!
(a lot of places won’t allow dogs, something to look into if having your dog there is important to you)
You are having an afternoon wedding and want to play a game of croquet or lawn bowling.
{Cooper Carras, Jose Villa, Cooper Carras}Maybe you picture cooking some s’mores late at night.
backyard wedding ideas
{Both photos from Our labor of love}You want a send off with sparklers! (Some venues don’t allow sparklers – ask if that is important to you!)backyard wedding ideas
{Holland Photo Arts, Michelle King, Jasmine Star, Jessica Claire}Hope you enjoyed a week of backyard wedding tips and inspiration! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  1. Beautiful! If I had to do it again, I would totally keep it ‘casual fun” and do it all outdoors!

  2. Awww, the pooches are so great!

  3. I actually do want ALL those things. They weren’t factors in my decision to have a backyard wedding but it’s good to know I can do all those things because I am!

  4. If only we had gotten our english bulldog before our wedding, he would have been the star of the show =) love the pups!

  5. I’ve really enjoyed all of your posts on the backyard wedding, especially since we are getting married in a green place!
    Love the dogs. And the sparklers.

  6. We recently got a dog and I was joking with my husband that we should have included him in our ceremony.
    My husband replied maybe when we renew our vows in another 5 years.

  7. I love the idea of a backyard wedding. However I have one problem that’s been preventing me from committing to an outdoor wedding. In a yard that’s not big enough to hold both a tent for dinning and reception area and a ceremony area what do I do? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! Love GWS


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