Destination Wedding in Mexico Decor + Design

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Today we’ve got more Mexico destination wedding prettiness shot at the spectacular Bayan Tree Mayakoba Resort where they shared with us some beautiful inspiration and oodles of ideas if you’re considering a destination wedding in Riviera Maya.  This shoot incorporates different ceremony and reception sites within the property and also utilizes several local talents and companies to bring the decor to life (great resources for your destination wedding).  Take a look at a few of our favorite ideas for wedding decor when saying I do in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

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All Photos by Jhankarlo Photography


Mexico Beach Wedding Ideas from Riviera Maya

beach weddings riviera mayaToday’s post is a bit of beach wedding inspiration brought to you by our friends at Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya, Mexico where we had the lucky pleasure of visiting recently (more on that to come in the following days).  The beach at Banyan Tree is perfect for a wedding ceremony, with total privacy, soft sand, and crashing waves around you.  A team of local professionals staged this destination wedding ceremony site for us and we wanted to share the great ideas with you!  Simple, elegant, rustic, and perfectly blended to the beautiful backdrop, just as a destination wedding should be – especially on a beach as pristine as this!

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Photos by: Jhankarlo Photography


Canada Wedding Inspiration Eh?

Tie the knot Canadian Style in honor of Canada Day on July 1st! A destination wedding in Canada is not only gorgeous but it will have its own native elements that you can have a lot of fun playing around with. Backdrops for your ceremony are an important aspect on your wedding day. These are where some of the most memorable pictures will be shot and where you first become a wedded couple. Consider having petals spread throughout your ceremony and have a beautiful background piece to stand in front of. Or you can go for a tousled design by hanging strips of cloth with various patterns to create a unique ambiance. The outdoors can be decorated with hanging bottle from the trees that will give your wedding a romantic feel. Have the groom be simplistic and look handsome in a plain white button up, slacks, and studly suspenders! Does the dress you’ve always dreamed of have lace? You can go with a unique lace design that has a rustic vintage feel and is absolutely stunning! Flannel over your wedding dress, What!? This one of a kind fashion choice for your big day is perfect for a wedding in Canada. So adorbs!

Have your reception in an upscale barn venue that will be spacious and charming for your destination wedding. Pinatas are universal! Take a turn down the beaten path by choosing an unconvential yet sentimental guest book idea. Your guest write you a special note, and on your one year anniversary you break it open to see what they said. Games are source for bonding with new family during a wedding. Merge your families over a fun and traditional game of croquet. Reception tables are the most important aspect to showcase both of your personailities. Showcase the nature of Canada by having small plants for wedding favors or have bears sitting on log slices for some charming fun. Make your name cards darling by choosing a watercolor design for a bright pop of color. Get started on your one-of-a-kind Canada destination wedding, eh?

Canadian Wedding Inspiration

{Photos: Ceremony Back Drop: Shari + Mike Photographers via Ruffled, Bottles Hanging: Steve Stanton Photography via GWS, Groom: Jasmine Nicole Photography via GWS, Dress: Diane + Mike Photography via Ruffled, Cloth Back Drop: Shari + Mike Photographers via GWS, Flannel Dress: Laura Gordon Photography via Wedding Sparrow, Reception Barn: Glass Jar Photography via SMP, Pinata Guest Book:  Jessica Zais Photography via Wedding Chicks, Croquet: Andrea Ball Photography via Story Board Wedding, Table Name: Shari + Mike Photographers via Ruffled, Bear Centerpiece: Jessica Zais Photography via Wedding Chicks}


Planes, Trains, & Automobiles Wedding Ideas

Are you a traveler at heart who wants to make their destination wedding day on the move? Incorporate either planes, trains, automobiles or have them all when you say I do! Ever thought about having your wedding in a airplane hangar? Why not! Take your venue to new heights by having your wedding in a spacious and notable location such as an airplane hangar. Have fun with incorporating planes into the decor by having your table numbers have wings! Create plane tickets as your save the date cards for your destination wedding. If you’re an old soul then go for the trains! Use decor such as a train schedule to inform your guests of their table number or table name. A train inspired wedding needs an actual train! Think about getting married at a train station if possible or finding ways to get any kind of train into the background of your wedding. Arrive and leave in style with a classic car that will turn heads and bring the romance to life! Car rims are a part that you can get creative with, consider hanging different rims on a wall or hanging them from the ceiling. It will give your wedding decor a look that will keep your heart racing! Whether you’re flying high, staying on track, or racing to the finish line you’ll be having a blast with these rare inspirations!

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 {Photos: Table Number: Ashley Rose via GWS, Save the Date: Etsy via Aisle Perfect, Airplane Hangar: Yuliya M. Photography via Ruffled, Train Schedule: Tory Williams via Ruffled, Train: Tory Williams via Ruffled, Old Fashioned Bug: Daniel Kim Photography via Refinery 29, Old Fashioned Car: Madamoiselle Fiona via Fab Mood, Car Rim Decor:The Melidios via 100 Layer Cake}


Oregon Wedding Inspiration

Avoid the rain while you can in the jaw-dropping locations of Oregon for your destination wedding. There are spectacular views for your ceremony, consider having your ceremony in the woodland areas that have a gorgeous background of Mt. Hood or any other beautiful terrain in the sunshine. Walk down the aisle with flowers that pop in color and stand out among all of the greenery. Consider some creative ways to incorporate logs such as your  bridesmaid’s flower holders or inserting candles into the logs to decorate your reception tables. Have your guest get cozy on some couches for your ceremony, cocktail hour or reception! Dress up your bridal party in soft tones while the groomsman rock the brown leather shoes with some trendy socks. Add one-of-a-kind touches to your wedding day by having your guests write to you on postcards instead of the traditional guest book. The pacific northwest is a top-notch destination for a summer wedding in the sun.

Oregon Destination Wedding Ideas

{Photos: Ceremony: Michael Radford via SMP, Plant Stand: Aaron Courter via June Bug Weddings, Bridesmaids: Erich McVey via Wedding Chicks, Pink Bouquet: Brittany Lauren via SMP, Groomsman Shoes: Erich McVey via Wedding Chicks, Blue Bouquet: Aaron Courter via June Bug Weddings, Post Card Guest Book: Erich McVey via Wedding Chicks, Log Candle: Erich McVey via Mod Wedding, Couches: Tony Poitevint via Mod Wedding}