Pining for a Barn Reception? Barn Decor Ideas to Inspire

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Are you pining for a barn reception?  Country chic, barn receptions are the bees knees for many brides.

If you’re lucky enough to have a barn in your neck of the woods that’s available for weddings, you might be looking for some ideas on how to decorate the barn.  Although some barns are wedding-ready, others are more like this one:

empty barn wedding decor

If so, there’s no need to fear! There are plenty of ways to transform this space into something beautiful.

Drapery

Drapery hung loosely from the rafters of a barn can work wonders on creating an inviting space.

barn wedding decor

barn wedding decorations

String of Lights

A few strings of lights hanging from the beams and rafters will instantly warm up a space.

barn wedding lights

rustic barn wedding

Paper lanterns

Hang paper lanterns throughout the barn and go from drab to fab!

paper lanterns barn

Chandelier

Sometimes all you need are a few simple chandeliers.

barn wedding

barn wedding reception

Are you planning a barn reception? I’d love to hear about how you plan on decorating!

Photo 1: Shutter Think; Photo 2: Shelterrific Photo 3: The Encore Bride; Photo 4: Wedding Creative Photo 5: One Love Photo via Living the Swell Life Photo 6,7: Elizabeth Anne Designs; Photo 8: Project Wedding; Photo 9: Jon Day; Photo 10: Laura and Jeff’s Real Wedding shot by Ken Kienow

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  1. Posted by Amanda on May 31st, 2010 at 12:12pm

    Wow I never thought a barn could look so stunning.
  2. Posted by Erin on June 1st, 2010 at 9:36am

    There is nothing like a beautiful barn wedding - great ideas!!!
  3. Posted by Kim Boozer on November 2nd, 2010 at 11:54am

    May 2011 Farm wedding and barn reception !

    Various color Paper love pom poms!
    Lots of lighting!
    Ribbons!
    lots of Hay bales!
    Tule!
    black and white Gingham check table cloths!
    lanterns!
    bottle sodas!
    Simple flowers!
    Wonderful old dairy farm with a grest old barn!
  4. Posted by Angela on November 19th, 2010 at 11:26pm

    Love love love! I found a fan-tab-ulous barn I love, so take a peek... I'm considering this one myself http://www.fullmoonmedusa.com --enjoy!
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