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Edgardo Spano

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Rustic wedding venues aren’t just for southern belles—even glamorous brides are getting in on the trend. Even if you prefer a modern, contemporary décor, rustic weddings are easy to love. Here’s why.

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The Blank Canvas

This isn’t your traditional cookie-cutter venue. A rustic venue has room for endless decorating opportunity. It’s such as versatile space, where you can choose to add glamorous touches or maintain the relaxed vintage barn feel. From romantic to contemporary, consider this space your blank slate.

Incorporate woodsy, relaxed features throughout the venue—everywhere from the open field to the barn itself. Dig into your country soul and hang twinkling lights with vines and fauna. Think about where you’ll put the DJ, whether you’ll use small circular tables or long rectangle ones, and how you can decorate this space to make it your own.

With neutral colours and natural walls, you won’t have to worry about any shades clashing. These charming spaces have a chameleon ability that presents creative barn decorating ideas.

Charming Comfort

Rustic wedding venues appeal to those who love the down-home feel, but it really fits any wedding style. You’re bringing your closet friends and family together, and there’s something extra cozy about a barn wedding. Celebrating this special occasion with those you love is fitting in this space.

Rustic wedding venues provide a “home away from home” vibe. Take advantage of the small details: country touches, fresh air, and the time away from the regular bustle of the city. Countryside nuptials provide an enchanting twist and escape from the usual “airbrushed” wedding illusion. The GTA has stunning rustic wedding venues with these vibes in mind.

It’s the Little Things

Each venue tells its own story, bringing its own character to light through its architecture and décor. Lush surroundings and built-in features create an ambience that doesn’t compare elsewhere. The idyllic peacefulness of rustic wedding venues is hard to replicate.

Paper lanterns, old-fashioned light bulbs, and flower-laden ladders are just a few ways to amp the ambience and contribute to the wedding vibe. Let lantern walking paths guide guests from one part of the yard to another. Have fun with the menu, incorporating a variety of country-inspired dishes, from barbequed appetizers to signature sangrias.

Ivy-covered arches, wildflowers in mason jars, and tree stump-inspired coasters are little touches that go a long way in taking your wedding vision to the next level. These venues are perfect for fern-inspired wedding décor ideas. From floating candles to rope-wrapped details, set a vintage, eclectic mood in a space that’s distinctly unique.

Historical Elements

These spaces aren’t only full of charm—they’re rich in history. You’ll be adding your own historical element when you celebrate the big day there, signifying timelessness as your future nuptials coincide with the venue’s past tales.

Each rustic space has its own story to tell, and this makes for a great conversation piece. Rustic wedding venues’ quirky features all have something to say.

You Won’t Run out of Space

Rustic wedding venues have a lot of space. So many of them are available and come in a variety of sizes, which makes them perfect for any guest size. Whether you want a big barnyard for your extravagant guest list or you only need a smaller, intimate space and outdoor area, there’s very likely a rustic-chic venue to accommodate.

Make use of indoor and outdoor capabilities, choosing to hold both the ceremony and reception inside or by having an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. Pitch big tents, enjoy picturesque scenic views, and never worry about feeling too crowded in the wide-open pasture. With so many styles and sizes to choose from, you’ll have no trouble finding the right rustic venue for you.


Edgardo Spano

Ed has always been drawn to taking on challenges and basks in the opportunity to be creative and visionary. From its inception, Ed has been a part of Seventh Heaven Event Catering. On paper, he oversees all the marketing, social media and sales of the business and is a Senior Catering Consultant for larger events, but what he does is so much more than that. Ed is the mastermind behind bringing together flawless presentations under tight deadlines. His motto is, “Anything is possible!” and he loves to be the one to make it happen at each new event. With the keenest eye for detail, Ed specializes in ensuring that each aspect is considered in every unique layout while bringing each one to life. He prides himself on being at the forefront of innovations for creative food presentation and is responsible for keeping Seventh Heaven on the cutting edge. For Ed, the best part of his job is a satisfied client, making them look good at their event and properly representing them to their clients. If Seventh Heaven can elevate their clients’ social or corporate presence in the market, he considers it a job well done.
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