Wooded Backyard Wedding with tons of DIY Decor

Today’s wooded backyard wedding is just the way a wedding should be: relaxed, laid-back, and full of personality! Tyler and Emily arranged every detail to reflect their relationship and what is important to them. The gorgeous venue was their home, which is surrounded by gardens and fields of hay bales! In addition, Tyler and Emily made sure to use recyclable material wherever possible. Even Emily’s dress was vegan.

Their beautiful day was captured by Aubrey Joy Photography.

Wooded Backyard Wedding

white strapless vegan wedding dress hanging on wardrobe

Tabby kitten with paws in pink colored high heels on a bed

Isn’t this just the sweetest shoe photo you’ve ever seen?

Bride and groom hug in wooded area

Bride's bouquet and groom boutonniere with hay

bride and groom lean against hay bale in field

bridal party photo standing in field of hay bale in Washington State

bride and groom kiss as bridal party runs toward camera in field of hay bales

Wooded backyard wedding ceremony at private backyard in Washington

The cedar pillars for the wooded backyard wedding ceremony stage were made by Emily’s father.

wooded backyard wedding recessional with rose petals

Canoe with wedding gifts inside (top), two children sitting at front of canoe (bottom)

There were so many sweet details at this wedding. We love the canoe full of gifts and all the homemade favors: wine, roasted nuts, and zucchini bread!

Homemade wine favors

blue, pink, white, and green pom-poms hang from wood beams

Mason jars with tags and string, green paper fortune teller

Emily collected jars from craigslist to use as drinking glasses and made name tags for them all.

DIY wood round centerpiece on green and burlap tablecloth

The wood rounds on the tables were a DIY project too!

bride and groom hold pictures of when they were children

Four photos of the homemade food for the reception

Emily and Tyler love to garden. In fact, they actually grew a lot of the food for the wedding! The catering was done by Naturally Decadent Affairs.

Wedding dessert table with cupcakes covered in sprinkles and mini carrot tops

Yummy looking cupcakes by Katies Cupcakes

bride and groom raise their glasses along with the best man

band playing inside the barn as guests dance

bride singing with groom playing guitar on mini stage inside barn

Emily and Tyler sang a duet for their guests, “Jackson” by Johnny Cash. (Plus, later in the evening, Emily also busted out the Thong Song!)

six photos of dancing guests

A good time was clearly had by all!

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  1. I really love all the reception details!

  2. the wheat detail on the grooms boutonniere is charming and i love the wood rounds

  3. So many lovely details. Loving the kitty shoe shot and hay bales best of all.

  4. That dress, the hay, and who could resist that adorable kitten? Fabulous feature!

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