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Bringing the indoors outside with outdoor living rooms at your wedding reception

Charlie

Mismatched vintage sofas for outdoor lounge

I must admit to not being a fan of certain ideas that are dreamt up for weddings, and I didn’t think I really liked the idea of bringing your three-piece suite outside and setting it up like a living room at your wedding reception – what’s wrong with wooden benches?  However, on warm and sunny days, like those we are being blessed with at the moment, I can quite easily see the appeal of reclining in a comfy armchair outside.

Outdoor wedding seating

So, driven by my own personal desire to be sitting outside at this moment on a plush old fashioned sofa or chaise longue, I am sharing some ideas for creating your own mini living room set-ups at your wedding – outdoors, weather depending!  I’m sure they would work just as well as a chill out spare in a tent, tipi or yurt.  Get scouring Ebay for second-hand furniture!

Old armchair outdoor wedding chillout area

Mismatched flea market wedding seating

Vintage sofa outdoor wedding seating

Outdoor lounge area at wedding

Do you like the idea of outdoor living rooms or is a bit too contrived?  Thoughts on a postcard, or just below in the comments box.

Images: (1) Gabriel Ryan Photographers via 100 Layer Cake; (2) Dixie Pixel via Ruffled; (3) Weeno Photography via Ruffled; (4) Brandon Kidd and Erin Hearts Court via 100 Layer Cake; (5) Gabe Aceves via Ruffled; (6) Twin Hearts Photography via Project Wedding

Comments

Ailsa on 14. May, 2012

I actually really like armchairs, couches and even rugs outside! Although I think hanging windows and fake walls and curtains are a bit much maybe! It gets to the point where you think, hmmm, why not just stay inside?!

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