How to Throw a Backyard Wedding: The Food + Table Decor

The food! Such an important part of the day – at least to me it is :) With a backyard wedding you have the advantage of using whatever caterer you want! I love the idea of different food stations.

I love simple long wooden tables with one long piece of fabric down the middle and a few flower vases – so chic and rustic!

A dessert station, a drink station, so fun!
backyard wedding ideas

For this wedding, the couple created a Parisian cafe in their backyard (based on the bride’s time spent in Paris and her love for the movie Amelie) Love this. They had a crepe station, sweet station, cheeses, and more.
backyard wedding ideas
{photos by Jamie Hammond, event design by Amorology}
For a late night snack after some dancing, why not have the In-n-Out truck stop by! I would love to attend a wedding where this happened! You could also hire a taco truck – or Father’s Office (coming soon). They will have a truck with burgers and craft beers on tap – oh, and it will be powered by their own recycled vegetable based oil they use to make the fries!! That would be great for a casual meal.
backyard wedding ideas

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  1. awesome! Love the Amelie inspired wedding :)

  2. aww love the simple wooden tables with the beach background. so classy and cute!

  3. I am dying over the In-n-Out truck! Amazing!

  4. i love the rustic & chic table setting..

  5. I love everything from the wood long tables and different stations and most def the In-and-out truck. That is a must have..OOO I can’t wait to get married!!

  6. I adore this =) and i had the in-n-out truck @ my wedding! Im gunna post pics soon! xoxo.

  7. Thanks for the mention. I’m digging your blog! -jan garcia

  8. Love the wooden tables… to me their’s nothing more personnal than a backyard wedding.


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