It's easy to create a focal point in an outdoor setting, as long as you keep the feel of your location in mind and work with, not against, your surroundings. Here are some of our favorite setups.

In Any Space

Consider using existing structures to create a focal point, and position yourselves in the center for a picture-perfect vow exchange. An aisle runner would appear out-of-place in such a lush setting; instead, this couple let the symmetry of the stone building, and classic white chairs, define the space. A simple garland is all the decoration needed to spruce up the face of the cottage and complete the look.

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