18 Essential Style Elements for a Classic Summer Wedding

Wedding Style & Decor
classic summer backyard wedding ideas

Photos: Aaron Dyer

Nothing beats a celebratory backyard wedding filled with little kids, old-fashioned touches, and a tableful of homemade fruit pies. Create a whimsical, colorful party inspired by Alison and Dane's summertime wedding, which the bride describes as "a little Bohemian-Gatsby and a little rock and roll, with champagne, oysters, acoustic guitars, and children running around."

See all 18 classic summer wedding style ideas in the slideshow.

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