Outdoor Wedding – How to Plan a Ceremony at Home!

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Do you want to plan a backyard wedding at your home? A back yard wedding is a wonderful way to celebrate your love indoors and outdoors. What’s more, you have everything you need under one roof. How do you transform your precious home into a prime wedding reception and party venue? One thing for certain, the excitement of planning your big day can be stressful.

Look getting married is one of the most beautiful days in your life. As a couple you make the choice to celebrate in the garden. So, a backyard wedding requires more thorough preparations. Do you want to change the decor in your home to a beautiful location? Or how about your own festival site?

Well, make sure you, your parents or best friends have a bright, spacious and welcoming home, with a reasonable sized garden. All your loved ones will appreciate that you’ve got everyone together to mark the beginning of your new lives together in the comfort of your home. Check-out below my inspirational ideas and create an intimate and cozy atmosphere at your backyard wedding. Let’s get started…

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1.Planning Your Backyard Wedding


2. Food and Drinks 


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3. Your Guests – Who Should You Invite?



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4. Ceremony location


5. Outdoor colour theme


6. Catering line-up


7. The guests


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Let the guests shelter from rain and wind. under a tent!

8. Weather and more…


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9. The kids

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10. Music & Entertainment


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11. Ceremony Signage


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12. Emergency kit – outdoor wedding




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About Clover Jean: I'm a London, UK celebrant based in Amsterdam, NL. Officiating symbolic weddings, vow renewals, funerals, celebration of life services and naming ceremonies is my passion. My guilty pleasures are singing with my Gospel & Soul choir, fine dining, travel hot spots and on-line retail therapy. Find out more, via Instagram #cloverjeanamsterdam or Facebook. LIKE, SHARE, SPREAD THE LOVE & see you soon!

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