How to Throw an Intimate Garden Wedding

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In case you haven’t noticed, spring is in full bloom at Wayfarers! The grounds are lush and the roses are flourishing, making the glass chapel the perfect destination for a wedding this time of year. Make the most of the season and throw an intimate garden party wedding that exudes classic romance. Don’t know where to start? Keep reading for the ultimate inspiration!

 

 

 

 

Photo | Margo and Bees

Green + Gold

This wedding stationary is the perfect balance of luxe and earthiness. Vellum, gold foil and botanical print are special details to ring in your magical garden wedding.

 

 

 

 

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Photo | Carissa Woo Photography

The Secret Garden

Every garden wedding needs its dreamy garden venue. You might know Wayfarers for its ocean view, towering trees and glass chapel, but did you know it boasts a rose garden, too? Numerous varieties of botanicals cover the grounds, and a fountain streams crystal blue water complete a picturesque oasis.

 

 

 

 

Photo | Deer Pearl Flowers

Bountiful Bouquet

An overflowing bouquet is a must for a garden themed wedding. Choose different textures, colors and lengths for a mismatched, natural effect. You want it to look like you just picked a plethora of flowers straight from The Secret Garden!

 

 

 

 

Clear acrylic wedding table number with pressed flowers

Photo | Apryl Ann Photography

Pressed Flowers

Step up your seating with these gorgeous place cards. Use acrylic to show off pressed wildflowers and enscript the table numbers overtop. Perfection!

 

 

 

 

Secret Garden Wedding Inspiration

Photo | Anna Roussos

Overgrown Tablescape

Heaping florals, ornate china and rustic chandeliers make for the perfect idyllic dinner space. Utilize vibrant colors and lush greenery to complete the garden-like scenery.

 

 

 

 

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Photo | Magnolia Rouge

Edible Flowers

Dream up a signature cocktail that nods to nature. Infuse elderflower or lavender, or even feature edible flowers as a decorative detail. Your guests will love sipping on these darling delights.

 

 

 

 

Wedding favor idea - reed diffuser - home fragrance

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Fresh Favors

Send off your guests with a custom scent! Create your own signature wedding scent with reed diffusers that remind your guests of your big day. Fragrant florals, freshly-cut herbs and woody notes are just a few ideas to evoke the garden aroma you’re after.

 

 

What will your intimate garden wedding look like? Tag us in your wedding photos at @wayfarers_chapel on Instagram!