A Summer Wedding is perfect to tie the knot and embark on a journey of love and bliss. Whether you envision a rustic affair, or a glamorous city wedding, the possibilities are endless. From choosing the perfect venue to selecting breathtaking decor this blog is a guide to help you navigate the enchanting world of wedding planning. So, let the planning begin, and let your summer wedding dreams come true!

Benefits of Having a Summer Wedding

When it comes to choosing a wedding date, summer offers a multitude of benefits that make it an ideal season for tying the knot. 

The Summer Weather

First and foremost, the weather is often warm and sunny, providing the perfect backdrop for an outdoor celebration. Whether you’re dreaming of exchanging vows under a canopy of trees, on or in a blooming garden, summer allows you to embrace the beauty of nature and summer sunsets. Moreover, the longer days mean more daylight hours, allowing you to extend the festivities and make the most of your special day.

Vibrant Summer Wedding Flowers

Another advantage of a summer wedding is the abundance of fresh, vibrant flowers and seasonal produce. From lush peonies and romantic roses to juicy berries and succulent fruits, the summer season provides an array of colorful options for your bouquets and centerpieces.

Choosing the perfect outdoor venue for your summer wedding

When it comes to hosting a summer wedding, choosing the right outdoor venue is crucial. You want a space that not only fits your vision but also offers the necessary amenities to ensure a seamless event. 

3 Tips for selecting a summer wedding date and time

Choosing the right wedding date and time is essential to ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience for both you and your guests. Here are some tips to help you make the best decision:

Consider the weather

Check the average weather conditions for your desired wedding month and location. While summer is generally a sunny season, it’s important to be aware of potential heatwaves or rainy days that could affect your outdoor celebration.

Consult your loved ones 

Reach out to your immediate family and close friends to check their availability and any scheduling conflicts they may have. It’s important to consider their input and ensure that your wedding date works for them as well.

Time of day

Think about whether you prefer a daytime or evening wedding. Daytime weddings offer a bright, cheerful atmosphere, while evening weddings create a more intimate and romantic ambiance. Consider how these different time frames will affect your overall wedding vision and theme.

Summer wedding attire and bridal party fashion

When it comes to summer wedding attire, it’s important to strike a balance between style and comfort. The warm weather calls for lightweight fabrics, breathable designs, and relaxed silhouettes. Here are some tips to help you and your bridal party look stylish and stay cool on your big day:

Bridal gown

Opt for a lightweight, flowy wedding dress made from fabrics such as chiffon, organza, or lace. Consider designs with open backs, illusion necklines, or off-the-shoulder styles to add a touch of summer elegance. If you’re having a beach wedding, you may even consider a shorter dress or a bohemian-inspired gown.

Groom’s attire

For the groom, a lightweight suit or a linen ensemble is a great choice. Consider light colors such as beige, light gray, or even a pastel shade for a summery look. Pair it with a breathable cotton shirt and accessorize with a floral boutonniere or a colorful tie to add a pop of color.

Bridesmaids’ dresses

Choose bridesmaids’ dresses made from lightweight fabrics that allow for ease of movement and breathability. Consider flowy maxi dresses, A-line silhouettes, or mix-and-match styles in coordinating colors or patterns. This allows each bridesmaid to feel comfortable and express her individual style.

Groomsmen’s attire

Dress the groomsmen in lightweight suits or dress pants paired with breathable shirts or linen blazers. Consider coordinating their accessories, such as ties or pocket squares, with the bridesmaids’ dresses to create a cohesive look.

Guest attire

Provide your guests with some guidance on the dress code for your summer wedding. Opt for a more relaxed dress code, such as “casual chic” or “garden party attire.” This allows your guests to dress comfortably while still looking stylish and appropriate for the occasion.

Remember, comfort is key when it comes to summer wedding attire.our wedding party and guests will appreciate your consideration and feel more at ease throughout the celebrations.

Unique Summer Wedding Decorations and Floral Arrangements

When it comes to summer wedding decorations, let your creativity shine and embrace the beauty of the season. From vibrant floral arrangements to whimsical decor pieces, here are some unique ideas to make your summer wedding truly special:

Hanging installations

Create a breathtaking visual impact by incorporating hanging installations into your wedding decor. Think cascading floral chandeliers, suspended greenery, or floating lanterns. These eye-catching elements will add a touch of whimsy and elegance to your venue.

Creative tablescapes 

Elevate your reception tables with creative and unique tablescapes. Consider using a mix of different-shaped vases, candles, and botanical elements to create a layered and visually interesting look. 

Colorful Summer Wedding Flowers

When it comes to floral arrangements, embrace the abundance of summer blooms. Opt for bold, vibrant colors such as sunflowers, dahlias, zinnias, or peonies. Mix them with textured greens and wildflowers for a natural, garden-inspired look. Consider incorporating unique elements such as fruits, herbs, or succulents into your arrangements for added visual interest.

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Seth and Beth Wedding Photography Want to be a Wedding Resource for You!

We officially know A LOT about weddings! After a decade of experience photographing weddings, we have seen and encountered many obstacles on the wedding day. Seth and Beth Wedding Photography wants to help you build a detailed timeline and be a wedding resource for you. This helps you eliminate some of these wedding obstacles for you.

How We Handle Family Photos on the Wedding Day

Family photos can be a tough part of the wedding day. We make this easy as we help you make a family photo list before the wedding to help us get the family photos you want. On the wedding day, we will bring this list as a guide to make the family photos go quickly and effortlessly.

We are Lively and Easy Going Photographers

With over a decade of experience, Seth and Beth have learned to roll with the punches and the wedding hurdles that happen throughout the big day. We adjust to unplanned events that happen that may get us off the course of the wedding day timeline.

Our enthusiastic attitude helps you and your guests feel comfortable, allowing everyone to be themselves. This allows us to capture your true candid self which makes for the best photojournalistic photos.

We are Seth and Beth

We are Seth & Beth – married and madly in love and provide artistic and creative “out of the box” wedding photos in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. As always, we strive to put a fresh, new twist on every wedding photo we take, incorporating colorful surroundings, emotions, and moments. We live to meet strong, sexy brides who are crazy in love and confident grooms that aren’t afraid to cry. We want to deliver beauty and surrealism while maintaining our mission of love and professionalism.