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These Modern Rustic Wedding Ideas Are Farmhouse Style Goals

Traditional country style gets an upgrade thanks to these modern rustic wedding ideas.

rustic farmhouse style wedding tablescape with neutral linens and blush and white centerpiece

rustic farmhouse style wedding tablescape with neutral linens and blush and white centerpiece

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

If you're obsessed with farmhouse style, then prepare to fall in love with these modern rustic wedding ideas. Whether you're a Fixer Upper fanatic or simply can't resist the breezy feel of neutral colors and crisp white tones against a country backdrop, we think you'll love these ideas courtesy of Texas-based photographer Lori Blythe and event planner Emily Burgess of Hill Country Bride. They teamed up with a group of vendors to create this styled shoot at Contigo Ranch, a farmhouse wedding venue nestled in beautiful Texas Hill Country.

Getting hitched in the countryside? Take a look at these modern rustic wedding ideas first!

modern rustic wedding invitations with neutral color scheme and calligraphy

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Neutrals on Your Stationery

A neutral invitation suite is anything but boring when you add dreamy black calligraphy. The pale blue floral accent color is a subtle yet pretty detail that completes the look of this modern rustic wedding stationery.

classic emerald cut engagement ring with elegant halo setting and matching wedding band

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Velvet Engagement Ring Box

If you have an engagement ring, you'll want to keep it safe and sound when you're not wearing it. A taupe velvet ring box is classic and beautiful (and check out that gorgeous sparkling halo).

bridesmaids taking selfie with bride while getting ready and wearing matching floral robes

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Wedding Party Selfies

This getting ready selfie is too cute! Be sure to snap plenty of photos while you and your wedding party are prepping for the big day — and don't forget to relax!

modern and romantic lace wedding dress with long sleeves, low back and chapel train

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Lovely Lace

Lace wedding dresses look absolutely stunning in rustic settings. We're loving this bride's modern fit-and-flare style. The illusion sleeves add a dose of elegance while the low neckline tastefully shows a hint of skin.

oversized bride bouquet with white flowers and loose greenery

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Greenery Accents

Greenery is an essential detail for any modern rustic wedding. An oversized greenery bouquet is an ideal base point for showcasing your favorite colorful flowers, but we also love how fresh this all-white assortment looks.

bridesmaid wearing light blue halter dress poses with bride wearing lace wedding dress with long sleeves

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Blue Is the New Blush

Blush has been a go-to color for rustic weddings in the last couple of years, but we personally love this 'maid wearing a soft blue hue. The almost-monocromatic effect of the pastel color against the bride's white dress is one of our fave modern rustic wedding ideas.

modern rustic wedding centerpiece idea with beige table linens and greenery centerpiece

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Simple and Chic Tablescape

The key to nailing this modern rustic wedding tablescape is the neutral color palette. Greenery centerpieces and taper candles break up the tone-on-tone colors and look perfect in a light and airy space (ahem, is that shiplap we spy on the walls?). Metal marais chairs give this table a country-meets-city vibe.

modern rustic wedding tablescape with farmhouse style decor and neutral linens

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

modern rustic wedding tablescape with greenery centerpiece and neutral linens

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Soft and Romantic Centerpieces

How romantic is this setup? When it comes to modern rustic wedding ideas, you don't need a ton of tabletop decor to make a statement. Use low centerpieces as the focal point, and then add a few mis-matched accents, such as votives and taper candles, to create a finished look that's inviting and natural.

rustic wedding place setting with neutral table linens and ribbon napkin holders

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

modern rustic couple holding hands at wedding reception

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Polished Groom Style

Rustic attire for grooms can go beyond denim and cowboy boots. This stylish tan suit is relaxed and polished without feeling overdone for a country wedding. A skinny tie and ranunculus boutonniere add modern flair.

cute romantic candid photo of bride and groom hugging at modern rustic wedding venue

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

bride and groom kiss while holding wedding sign with romantic quote

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Calligraphy Signage

Romantic wedding signs are some of the easiest ways to personalize your decor, and they're a must-have when it comes to modern rustic wedding ideas. Put an updated spin on this idea by trading chalkboards for simple cardstock and elegant calligraphy instead.

romantic rustic wedding photo idea with bride and groom kissing outside in a field at sunset

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

Wedding Photos at Sunset

A sunset stroll through the countryside = the perfect opportunity to capture the most gorgeous wedding photos.

romantic photo idea for rustic wedding — bride and groom posing in a field at sunset

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography

aerial photo of rustic countryside wedding venue in Texas

Photo: Lori Blythe Photography


Venue: Contigo Ranch | Event Planning: Hill Country Bride | Dresses: Sarah Seven and Tara Lauren from Serendipity Bridal | Hair & Makeup Artist: Weddings by Celissa Rae | Groom's Attire: The Black Tux | Rentals: La Tavola Fine Linen Rental | Floral Design: The Green Room Floral