X - Sherri Cassara Designs: Newland Barn Wedding. This might be a good idea. Get some cheap blankets in the early spring. I don't think it'll get that cold at night but I want people to be comfortable.
"This would be funny to explain who everyone in the wedding party is, the program, etc. (funny facts about bride/groom & everyone else)" this is pretty great.I like the funny facts about each person idea
(battery operated) candles with rose petals for ceremony. I think this is how I want the aisle to look. Between the family we might have enough battery operated candles to do the aisle, or at least a good portion of it. No aisle runner.
If you are inviting kids. I like these ideas: -A kid drink for the toast (like cookies and milk) -Activity sheets/placemats/crayons -Legos/playdoh -Hire "babysitter" like a 13 yr old cousin -Kids open candy/snack bar