May-August period seems to be the most popular time of the year to set a wedding for many reasons. The sunshine and the nice weather allow you to enjoy a nice outdoor wedding.
The first thing to consider when planning a wedding is the setting. The most popular locations for this time of the year are a beach or a beautiful garden. The long summer days are very advantageous if you plan to have a late afternoon wedding or if you plan the sunset to witness your wedding. Flower arrangements combined with fresh fruits and vegetables complete the decoration perfectly.
Once the location and arrangements have been settled the next step is to choose the bride's wedding dress and attire for the party. Since most of the wedding dresses are sleeveless or strapless, the options are various when it comes to finding a beautiful light fabric dress for a summer wedding. The bridesmaids can opt for colorful dresses to be in tone with the season and straw hats. Regarding the guests, men can wear beautiful linen suits for example while women can be very elegant in a slip dress. To complete the summery look women can also tuck a large flower into their hair.
Regarding the food, for a summer wedding the best option is to add fresh vegetables and fruits to the menu. If you plan to have a very elegant wedding fresh seafood will be a perfect choice. In case you are looking for something less sophisticated, you can easily go for a barbecue or casual picnic food.
For wedding favors you have several options, depending on the location the wedding takes place: sand dollars, seashells, small pots of flowers or even wooden fans if is very hot outside. Flower arrangements for a summer wedding give you the opportunity to choose amongst numerous type of bright and cheerful flowers like roses, purple orchids, sunflowers. If you plan to give a nice summer look to your wedding white and light colored flowers like white calla lilies, daisies, roses and many others come as a perfect solution. Take advantage of everything the summer season has to offer and plan a unique wedding using these tips and ideas.