For newlyweds looking to keep the cost of getting married low and the fuss to a minimum, throwing a backyard wedding is a great way to make both goals happen. Due to space restrictions, the attendance list will be limited to immediate family and close friends only, and you won't have to contend to the astronomical costs of booking a venue. Plus, wedding photos are at their most Pinterest-worthy under natural light, and you'll be getting plenty of that in an outdoor setting.
When it comes to decorating an intimate setting like this, it all comes down to the details to create a laid-back and welcoming ambience. Enhancing elements of nature is a great start — greenery weddings are trending, after all — and there are many finishing touches you can add to make the space your own. We've done the Pinterest work for you, and rounded up ten essentials that every elegant backyard nuptial can't go without.