So after much consideration we've been cutting back on a lot of little details and expenses so we can afford this wedding since we are paying for it ourselves. We don't want to consider moving the date because we've already sent out STD's and and if we keep moving the date it feels like this wedding will never happen. Since we're already having the reception at the FIL's house for the sake of saving money we've decided to also have the ceremony there. Not my dream wedding but we figure we can always do that when we renew our vows. We don't want a court wedding because we all want our families to be there and hopping on a plane and going to vegas wasn't an option either. So now it's time to research research research on how I can transform a backyard into a gorgeous ceremony/reception venue.
For ladies who have done this before, could you please offer some decorating tips or share any helpful tidbits of info. Thank you!