Outdoor Ceremony – Rustic Chic – Carlee Farms, NC

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The trends are changing and we’re keeping you updated as you plan your wedding for this next season! Whether you’re calling it, “rustic chic or rustic elegance,” we have had so much fun styling and picking for this new look!

Brides are bringing in white and gold to accent outdoor spaces and wood textures. Our favorite addition has been the use of greenery throughout the ceremony, reception, and bouquets. Follow our posts in the next few weeks as we share ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception inspiration with these new trends in mind.


Carlee Farms in Oxford, NC

Giving you the platform to create a breathtaking scene, Carlee Farms strives to make sure every event or wedding held at the venue tells it’s very own story.




Walking through the stone trail leading down to a covered bridge, the trees open up to a ceremony stage we couldn’t take our eyes off of! With styling this area we were able to use the space unlike others would picture it. Rather than use the side decks for a bridal party, we brought in elegant accents with candle light and framed the stairway with pedestals to highlight the bride and groom.


Styling and Rental Decor: Homemade Bride

Venue: Carlee Farms

Photography: Nieto Photography

Florals: Rebecca’s Silver Rose

Model: Alexandria Jones

Hair: Wedding Hair by Liz

Makeup: Fallon Victoria

Horse and Carriage: Bull City Carriage and Limousine Service


While we love walking down the stone pathway and through the covered bridge… it’s just as fun to ride! As your guests walk back up the stone walkway to the barn, grab your groom for a horse and carriage ride around the pond for amazing views and an even better reception entrance.



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Homemade Bride – Cedar Grove Acres – Outdoor Wedding Inspiration



Pulling up to the venue, you can’t help but see the beautiful red door that brings the front of the house to life. Along with the wrap around porch and fruitful landscaping, your guests will be giddy with excitement to see what is beyond the gravel driveway.

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Beyond the gravel driveway… everything has been crafted and carefully planned so that each bride has a wonderful and unique experience as they design what is essentially a blank canvas for creativity surrounded with natural beauties.


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Beautiful venue right??

Now watch what happens when you add personal touches to a reception area with some really awesome vendors!

Decor Rentals and Design: Homemade Bride

Photography: Nieto Photography and Steven Jamroz Photography

Florals: Southern Petals

Dinnerware: Classic Party Rentals

Toasting Glasses: Eikoh Design Studio

Tux: Bernard’s Formalwear

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Images above: Nieto Photography

Image Below: Steven Jamroz Photography

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Beyond the gravel driveway is a venue perfect for YOU!


Ever dream of a true vintage car whisking you away and off to your honeymoon? We may have the perfect look you’ll love in our next post from Cedar Grove Acres!

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