Countryside weddings are known for being lovely and idyllic, full of comfort and warmth, but can be tricky to plan. A spotlight for all things natural and ethereal, weddings showcased in the heart of the countryside emphasize a couple’s love for nature and simplicity. With design styles ranging anywhere from romantic to rustic, casual elegance is the cornerstone of a countryside wedding.

Brides gathered 15 of the top wedding professionals in the country (including Amy!) to get tips on how to plan a countryside wedding. They recommended everything from showcasing the property to integrating hints of greenery, but we definitely suggest checking out number 9, it’s our personal favorite.