If you’re planning a rustic inspired wedding, then you’re likely inspired by more natural elements like wood, burlap, textured fabric, and neutral tones. There are a ton of options when it comes to rustic wedding decorations and the options can be overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to piece together various elements.
We’ve not only provided a roundup of 20 awesome rustic wedding decorations, but also provided some guidance on what goes together, where each piece should be incorporated within your wedding, and tips and tricks to save some money along the way. You’ll find everything from signage, to centerpieces, to smaller details like favor boxes, toasting flutes, and cake toppers, all with a coordinating rustic flare.
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1. Vintage Burlap Twine Favor Boxes
If you’re looking for a rustic and festive favor to set at each place setting, these adorable boxes will match your theme perfectly. They’re very tiny, measuring five centimeters square, and can fit a few special candies of your choosing for guests. The boxes come ready to assemble and can be opened by separating the top and bottom completely or by flipping the top. Each box also comes with a pre-cut khaki burlap twine to complete the look. Fill each box with rustic confetti to be thrown after the ceremony for an alternative use.
Price: $11.99 (14 percent off MSRP)
2. Natural Burlap Table Runner
Whether you’ve hired a florist to take care of your floral or you’re going the DIY route, you’ve probably learned that renting linens can be extremely pricey. Purchasing affordable linens for your tables is a cost effective alternative that will add to your rustic aesthetic. These affordable runners measure 12″ x 108″ and are currently over 30 percent off. The delicate lace edges add a touch of elegance. While these can sit alone on a wood table, you might need to lay down a solid linen first on a rental table. Check out these simply ivory linens in a variety of sizes to find what meets your needs. If you’re looking to cover your entire table in burlap, you can shop some highly-rated choices here.
Price: $12.99 (32 percent off MSRP)
3. Decorative Vintage White Washed Wood Easel
Create your own welcome sign, seating chart, or menu with this adorable chalk board sign. The free-standing easel measures 17.75 wide x 41.75 high x 17 deep. You can check out alternative images of this product to see it styled with some flower pots arranged on the lower shelf for a gorgeous vignette. Avoid the hassle of real flowers and purchase some gorgeous vintage lavender centerpieces to place on the bottom of this easel. If you need a few easels, the affordable price makes these a great option for all your wedding signage needs.
4. “Choose a Seat Not a Side” Chalk Sign
Chalkboard signage is a popular way to add a rustic feel to your wedding inexpensively. Great especially for ceremony signage, bar signs, table numbers, and escort cards, the options are endless. This sign is an adorable addition to welcome guests to your ceremony, measuring 8×10 inches and designed on a high-quality wood panel. Check out this matching “here comes the bride” sign, perfect for your ring bearer or flower girl to tote down the aisle.
5. Kate Aspen Blue Vintage Tea Light Lantern
We’ve included two very different lanterns on this list as they’re one of the most affordable and attractive ways to achieve a rustic, vintage, or country inspired wedding. Unlike flowers, they’ll last long past the wedding day so you can use them to decorate your home or garden. This vintage inspired lamp can function in many ways. The metal lantern is designed with a distressed finish and removable lid for easy access and measures 2.5 x 2.5 x 4.5, without the handle. Fill them with simple ivory tea lights to place on your guest tables or fill them with favors for a double use. Mix in these blue mason jars to your table centerpieces for a cohesive and coordinating look.
Price: $4.59 (46 percent off MSRP)
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6. Personalized Rustic Cake Topper
Details are the best place to carry out your wedding theme, tying the entire look together without being too much. We especially love themed cake toppers for this reason. This cake topper is just one of the many examples of the adorable rustic cake toppers that you can find Most of them are very reasonably priced and available to order with personalization such as a monogram or wedding date. If you’re opting to serve cupcakes or some other form of dessert instead of cake, don’t miss these cupcake toppers and wrappers or these rustic bags and boxes.
7. Amish Wagon Decorative Garden Planter
Enhance the existing decor of your wedding venue with some vintage and rustic inspired pieces that will really drive your theme home. Even though these will make a big impression, they won’t cost much and are easy to set up yourself. Fill the basket with fresh or faux floral, herbs, or succulents depending on your style. While this wagon is available in blue, green, and red, you can accomplish the same look with a rustic wood wagon planter for a more neutral design.
Price: $19.99 – $47.50 depending on color
8. Rustic Wooden Card Box
This card box is the perfect introduction to your theme, being one of the first things your guests will see as they arrive at your wedding. The personalization and attention to detail takes this rustic inspired look to the next level – complete with your names, wedding date, and a fun burlap sign. The box can be used after the wedding, collecting mail or cards at home. The gorgeous lightweight box is available in several different wood finishes for an even further customized product. If this isn’t your style, you can browse alternative rustic card boxes here.
9. Vintage Rustic Burlap Chair Sash
Guests will be wowed with the attention to detail and overall look of these burlap chair ties. Keep cost down by choosing to use these solely for the head table, setting this table apart from the other guest tables. The set of six includes 7″ wide by 108″ long burlap sashes that need to be tied into a bow upon arrival. The stiffer fabric allows these to hold their shape and keeps them in place for longer periods of time. To make your own, simply purchase a roll of burlap fabric that can be cut down to size. You can use the same fabric to tie around bouquets and boutonnieres.
Price: $13.44 for six
10. “Welcome to Our Beginning” Wedding Ceremony Sign
Keep your rustic inspired elegant and polished with details like this gorgeous welcome sign. The rustic spruce wood sign is stained to a walnut finish before the requested names and wedding date are painted in beautiful white calligraphy. It measures 24×16 and can either stand alone or be displayed on a rustic easel, like the one above.
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11. Rustic Lace & Burlap Garland
There are several places you can add a garland within your wedding decor. Our go-to spots include a ceremony or photo booth backdrop, on the front of the head table or sweetheart table, or even in the front of your bars or buffet. The affordable price tag on these makes it feasible to purchase several if you’d like to incorporate them in various locations. Each garland is 60 inches long, with the garland dropping 20 inches down. The beautiful varied texture is achieved by mixing burlap, white lace, cotton, and tulle strips. To mix and match a few designs, check out these alternative rustic wedding garlands here.
12. Mr. & Mrs. Mason Jar Glass Set With Burlap Bow
Forgo traditional champagne glasses for your rustic or country wedding and replace them with these adorable Mr. and Mrs. mason jars. It’s no surprise that these high-quality glasses have great ratings from previous purchasers. The pressed glass mug is designed with a handle, a wood textured decal on front, and finished with a burlap bow. If you’re set on actual flutes, you can find a number of rustic options that will match the rest of your decor.
13. Rustic Log Cake Stand Wedding Accessory
Every single rustic or country bride needs this cake stand for her wedding. The cake stand is formed in the shape of a sawed log, measuring approximately 12.5 Inch diameter and six inches high for a sturdy base. The realistic look is a detail that won’t go unnoticed by guests. For other coordinating elements, don’t miss these wood escort card/table number holders, these wooden planter boxes for your centerpieces, or these water bottle labels.
14. Rustic Wooden Table Numbers
While these might be on the more expensive side for table numbers, they’re so much more. Functioning as a logistical need as well as a piece of decor, you won’t need to add much more to your tables with this gorgeous handmade number sitting at their center. Each rustic wooden table number is 100 percent free standing, so you don’t need to worry about purchasing anything to support it. They measure 6″ x 4″ with the rustic hemp strings included. Check out this coordinating laser cut personalized cake topper for a gorgeous tailored rustic vibe.
Price: $7 each
15. Jute Rustic Vintage Placemat
If you’re working with wood tables, you can set these jute placemats at each setting, making each guests’ dining experience a little bit more special. They come in several various color options if you’re looking to break up the natural tones with a bit of color, or opt to keep the look classic with the natural burlap. Order mason jars in bulk to set at each place setting in lieu of a traditional water glass.
Price: $13.99 for six
16. Kate Aspen Birch Place Card Holder
These simple rustic birch place card holders are a lovely addition to any table. The resin place card holders measure 3″ x 0.25″ tall and come with coordinating place cards, which measure 3.4″ x 1.4″ tall. Place one of these straws in your guest’s water glass or at their place setting for an adorable look that coordinates perfectly.
Price: $10.64 for six
17. Nearly Natural Silk Wildflower Flower Arrangement
Rustic elements tend to be on the more neutral side in terms of color – often made of wood and burlap, color is certainly lacking. Add some color to your tables with floral arrangements, either focusing on one color (yellow is a favorite) or a mix of wildflowers in varying colors as seen here. Artificial floral is a great way to keep costs down, avoid wilting and browning, and make setup a breeze. If this arrangement isn’t quite your style, we’ve rounded up 20 of the best artificial flower arrangements here for you to browse.
18. Terra Cotta Vase Set
These terra cotta vases don’t even need the additional of flowers to complete their look. Appropriate for rustic inspired centerpieces on their own, you’ll save by simply using these in conjunction with some pillar candles for a simple design. Each set of four comes in the varying tones of blue pictured above, ranging in height from 4-7 inches high. If you want to switch up the vases from table to table, this all white vintage ceramic set is a wonderful alternative and under $30 for three.
Price: $34.99 (12 percent off MSRP)
19. Wholesale Rustic Silver Contemporary Candle Centerpieces
If blue lanterns aren’t your thing, this more neutral option can be ordered in bulk for $15 a lantern. The inexpensive price point means you can use these throughout your wedding in various locations – lining the ceremony aisle, on guest tables, or for an outdoor affair, consider hanging these from trees throughout the wedding space. Remove the concern of fire hazards by ordering these faux flame amber pillar candles.
Price: $280.31 for 15
20. Mason Canning Jars in Wood Antique Tray
For DIY centerpieces that you don’t actually have to DIY, this online shop has you covered. The mason jar portion of this product can be ordered in 10 various colors, all with a rustic and distressed finish. The five painted Ball Canning Pint Jars come in a wood planter box, adorned with two metal handles. The flowers are an optional add-on for an additional cost. Place one or two of these on each table for a wedding decoration that involves zero work or maintenance.