The luxurious hotel ballroom wedding reception may not be everybody’s cup of tea. The fancier the wedding venue is the higher the price tag. This is one of the many reasons our couples prefer to go for a casual wedding in their local area. And what’s there closer to you as your own home? As weird as it may sound, many brides and grooms choose to have their wedding in their own backyard or garden. Weddings held in formal location are surely not on the taste of every couple.
Modern couples want to enjoy a more relaxed type of celebration and this is why so many of them decide on a home wedding reception. This venue allows you to focus on a comfortable setting. Besides this, you can enjoy more freedom to concentrate on the reason of the reception: your sacred union and marital bliss! Not to mention of the fact that you will can follow your own vision and create your own rules. It seems more flattering than following the rigors of formal wedding reception venues. No one said that you can’t plan a fairytale wedding at home! Your reception can be as glamorous and romantic as you wish. Use your imagination and get more creative when planning the décor. You can obtain a magical setting in your backyard with the right ingredients!
The beauty of a home wedding is in the personalized accents you use in the décor. While a traditional banquet hall or restaurant wedding can reach even $30,000, home wedding receptions are much more affordable. You won’t have to pay rental fees for the location or on extra decorations. Your home and garden will cost you nothing. Besides this, you can save more on the food and décor. Use the natural setting of your home for the backdrop for your ceremony. Build an arch and floral paths to obtain a more inviting setting for your guests. Bake the food in the house to reduce the wedding expenses and serve your invitees a tasty, organic menu. They will surely appreciate your gesture.
Use a wide variety of breads, pastries and desserts based on seasonal fruits to flatter both adults and children. Home weddings can be as large as your property allows. You can go more intimate and invite only close friends and family or go for a bigger reception if you have room. Install a tent in your backyard to avoid the burning rays of sun or a rain. Plan a daytime wedding reception to avoid the noise of a late-night party. Use a garden theme to make the space more romantic and friendly. Serve brunch food instead of elaborated meals. Or, you can throw a picnic and enjoy a casual and comfy reception.