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 a Dramatic Setting

For a ceremony set against an over-the-top backdrop, keep your décor simple. Trying to outdo your surroundings will only distract the eye. Here, floral arrangements are kept to a minimum—two large silver urns, filled with a modern arrangement of hydrangea, roses, and banana and tropical ti leaves.

Photo: Red Loft Studios

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