An outdoor wedding have many advantages against the conventional wedding which is always an indoor type of wedding. For one it is cheaper on the pocket and there's basically no shortage of places where it could be held. Whereas, indoor weddings are mostly held in churches, which is something that greatly depends on the availability of the church itself and the celebration.
It is also eliminates the need for the guests and the parties to be wed to travel from one place to another. The need to travel from the church to the reception, in an outdoor wedding, is measured not by the miles, but by the steps to take. In terms of convenience, having an outdoor wedding makes decoration easier as the wedding and reception areas would be one of the same.
Outdoor wedding decorations are also naturally livelier than those made indoors, as the planners can now bank on the outdoor scenery to add to the wedding decorations. It is, in fact, unseemly, to have no wedding decorations when it comes to outdoor weddings. This is good for those who have tight wallets. But if the couple to be wed do have the money then having outdoor wedding decorations along with the outdoor scenery would be quite a plus.
This is something that's always present in every wedding and the absence of it makes a wedding dismal. If money is the problem, then select an outdoor venue where flowers are already plentiful so the absence of the obvious flower decorations may be overlooked. You can also use the flowers on the venue itself, as flowers to shower on the bride when she walks down the 'outdoor' aisle.
In terms of clothing, beach weddings are most likely to acquire beach-wear clothing in the likes of Hawaiian dresses and shirts. This kind of wedding location inspires people to dress-up as casual as possible. Of course, there's also the need to advise the guests as to the kind of location, so they can dress accordingly to the location.
Though this may be something that's general for all types of wedding locations, indoor and outdoor, putting up hard drinks in places where the sun is blistering may lead your guests to fall down on your wedding decorations itself.
The main thing to figure out is on the decorations you need when lighting is sufficient. In outdoor weddings, there is sufficient lighting when there's still the sun, so there's really no need to put up may light equipment. When nighttime falls, outdoor weddings are more inclined towards being dimly-lit by torches or candles and as little lighting equipment as possible. In this way, the usual clutters of lighting wires that muddle up wedding decorations are minimized.
Also, you should take note of the sun and on where it would be facing on the particular part of the time when the festivities take place. With careful placing of your guests' tables and chairs, the sun's glare would be limited to its effects on the guests and on the photographer's camera. There's should also be sufficient lighting on the pathways, which you can decorate with outdoor lighting equipment or by torches and candles to make it more romantic.
Finally, there's the need to make your outdoor wedding decorations in line with the outdoor settings and scenery. If there's the is no connection between the two then the surroundings and the decorations would clash and contrasting. This is not good, and every decorator knows that both the decorations and surroundings should complement each other.
In the absence of a decorator, there is a need to have an expert help in decorating your outdoor wedding. This will make your wedding as grandiose as possible even with limited amounts of money spent on decorations.