How to Plan a Fun Boho Wedding

May 13, 2020

As a long time wedding photographer, I’ve seen more wedding trends than I can count. From sepia-toned wedding photos to burlap and lace and everything in between, I’ve seen it all. Some of these trends fail. Some stick around for a long, long time (some longer than they should haha!). But, one trend I’m LOVING is the boho wedding trend.

Boho weddings are everything I love in a wedding. Beautiful, fun, relaxed, unique, creative, authentic, timeless. They have such a vintage, nostalgic air to them and I’m here for it.

a couple celebrating their wedding at Higuera Ranch

I’ve been blessed to photograph a few boho weddings, as well as a gorgeous boho-inspired styled wedding. Each of these had so many unique details and a truly boho experience for their guests. I loved them so much, that I want to share with you some tips for planning a boho wedding!

The Perfect Location

One of the most important parts of a boho wedding is the location! You want a location that will perfectly compliment your style and give you the space to incorporate all the fun details you want.

Ranches are perfect for this! First of all, ranch weddings are so beautiful. Secondly, they typically have wide open spaces for you to spread out, enjoy nature, and have all the details you want.

Keep it Cozy

Boho weddings are very guest-centric. While the boho vibe is naturally pretty chill, it’s also very much about being comfortable and having a great time with the people you love.

Incorporating a cozy seating area is something unique, cool, and awesome for your guests. This glam tent/yurt was a hit and I admit, I wanted to curl up in there myself! Doesn’t it look so inviting?

Booze it Up

True, most weddings have booze. But, boho weddings do it in style. I absolutely loved this mobile bar. It was so cute and unique. And the signature cocktails were both beautiful and delicious!

Style is Everything

Details, decor, and style are just as important to boho weddings as they are to traditional weddings. The thing, though, is that with boho weddings, you can get as weird, creative, funky as you want! These weddings are truly about YOU!

I adored their use of vintage cars and details, flowy and airy decor, and whimsical flowers. The whole design was so boho chic and perfectly THEM.

Feel Your Best

The thing about boho weddings is that they’re meant to be both beautiful and comfy. So, this means you can ditch the stilettos and ultra tight dresses. No more traditional makeup and hairsprayed hair. Take advantage of the boho vibe and find clothes, shoes, makeup, and hairstyles that make you feel comfortable, relaxed, and beautiful.

Of course, there’s a lot more that goes into planning a wedding, but these are just a few tips for planning a boho wedding. Comment below with any tips you’d like to share!

Vendor List:
Photographer: Ty Pentecost Photography
Planner & Creative Director: Jessica Schmuckle PhotographyDenver Ryan Collective
Host: Styled Shoots Across America
Venue: Higuera Ranch
Florals: Aurelia Flora
Bride & Groom: @rymbowers @bobcat_rawr
Bridesmaids: @valynator @andeemarie._ @avery_blayne
Wedding Cake: Pardon My French 
Invitation Suite/Menus/Place cards/Vow Books/Seating Chart/Painting/Signage: Sam Allen Creates
Tart & Raw Mini Cakes: Gypsy Crumbs
Sweets: My Favorite Sweets
HMUA: Tami Bernard, Nichole Hair
Bridal Gown: Reclamation Design Company 
Bridesmaid Gowns: BHLDNLulus Weddings
Handcrafted Hair Accessories: Epanoui Grace
Menswear: Friartux
Rentals/Glamping Tent: All About Events
Table Top Rentals: Rustic Peony Co
Vintage Vehicles: Three on the Trees
Bar Tending & Specialty drinks: Copper and Crystal
Wine: Timbre Winery
Tapestry: Leman Floral
Arch Rental: Jessica Schmuckle Photography
Custom wine, shot & champagne glasses, hangers, flask: Everything Done to a T
Custom Perfume: Dragonfly and Spruce
Table Number & Cake Topper: Lightbox Laser

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