Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

For today’s edition of Wedding Bells, Lauren’s friend Jess of Carats & Cake shares ten of the summer’s trendiest (and prettiest!) ways to say “I do”. Enjoy!

Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends
Hi LC Readers! It’s Jess with Carats & Cake again. As you might have guessed, we think the best part about summer happens to be all the weddings (it is wedding season, after all). And with fall just around the corner, we thought we would highlight some of our favorite things about summer weddings as shown by our fabulous couples on Carats & Cake. See below for some of our summer wedding trends and let us know which one is your favorite in the comments below…
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Samuel Lippke Studios
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1. Barefoot Brides.
Having a beach wedding? Trade your shoes for the sand beneath your toes. Being barefoot is the way to go and it will ensure you are ready to dance the night way.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Ira Lippke Studios
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2. Summer Cocktails.
Take your mixology to the next level with refreshing summer cocktails. Have your seasonal drink of choice waiting for guests post-ceremony to get the party started.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Jan Garcia
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3. Sunset Ceremonies.

There is no better backdrop than nature to say, “I do.” Use summer’s best asset and be sure to time your ceremony just right.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Jan Garcia
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4. Indoor Furniture Outdoors.
Summer’s warm weather calls for al fresco living rooms. Bring the couches and club chairs outside.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Q Avenue Photo
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5. Flower Crowns.
Summer weddings are the perfect opportunity to skip the traditional veil. Instead, go for a flower crown to channel a more laid back style on your big day.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo Credit: Ira Lippke Studios
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6. Open-Air Tents.

The best way to have a seemingly outdoor wedding without worrying about the weather is by setting up a dramatic open-air tent. It will allow you the flexibility of celebrating outside, come rain or shine.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Susan Shek Photography
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7. Farm Tables.
Relive childhood memories of picnics and summer camp by having your guests dine together at long narrow tables.

Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

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8. Dance Parties Under the Stars.

The best part of a warm weather wedding? The ability to boogie with the Big Dipper sparkling above you.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Adagion Studios
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9. Gourmet S’mores.

Incorporate one of this season’s most signature desserts by serving gourmet s’mores. Nothing tastes more like summer than graham crackers, chocolate and fire-roasted marshmallows.
Wedding Bells: 10 Summer Wedding Trends

Photo: Samuel Lippke Studios
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10. Sparkling Send-Offs.

Use your friends and family to create your own mini firework display as you head off to your happily ever after.

Do you have a favorite summer wedding trend? Which of the photos above is your favorite?

Sound off in the comments below!

Jess

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  • Katelin Absher

    I love then all!! This makes me want to marry my husband again!! We had a sparkler send off and I think that’s a big trend now a days!! :)

    http://www.katelinkonfidential.blogspot.com

  • suzanne

    Such lovely ideas! My brother is getting married this October, so these ideas will come in handy :)
    xoxo
    Suzanne from http://www.writtenbysuzanne.com

  • sneha kalidass

    wow great baby i love it
    Sneha

  • Dani marie

    The Sunset backdrop is my absolute favorite and the exact idea I had for my ceremony (when that moment comes). I also really like the sparkler send off though! What a great and magical idea to start off the rest of your life with that special person! <3

    Love Struck,
    Dani Marie

  • Kelly Lynne

    Beautiful :) I love weddings. I think I may want a flower crown…

  • Deanne Castro

    Love all of these pics! I remember my wedding like it was yesterday! My Dress was designed by Ines DiSanto!

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    Deanne

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  • Ashley at Sincerely Miss Ash

    Love the flower crown and I am obsessed with S’mores. I love how classy that gourmet S’more looks!

    xo,
    http://simcerelymissashley.blogspot.ca

  • Ashley at Sincerely Miss Ash

    Love the flower crown and I am obsessed with S’mores. I love how classy that gourmet S’more looks!

    xo,
    http://sincerelymissashley.blogspot.ca

  • LaurenConrad.com

    We love that too!

  • LaurenConrad.com

    Hope you found some great inspiration!

  • oceangirl25

    I love the flower crown! If I had one, I might try pastel pink and peach flowers! And as a huge lover of s’mores, I would have to consider the summery gourmet s’mores idea :)

  • Raven Locks

    These are great! 5 and 8 can look really glamorous and lovely when done right. Thanks for sharing :)

    xo Azu

    http://www.raven-locks.blogspot.com

  • meagann alchin

    I LOVE that flower crown! Wow that young lady sure is gorgeous!!! :)

  • Ashley

    Those are all such fun ideas! I’ll be attending a wedding in early fall and I wonder if that bride will use any of these ideas! :)
    Ashley

    http://dreamliveandrepeat.blogspot.com/

  • Cheyenne Costa

    Summer cocktails and open air tents are the way to go!!!!!

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  • http://eyespaintedblack.com/ Natasja

    I really like the open-air tent idea!

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