Ryan Bingham and Hassie Harrison, celebrated figures in Hollywood, recently tied the knot in a wedding that’s been the talk of the town. Bingham, an acclaimed singer-songwriter and actor known for his rugged charm and soulful music, and Harrison, a rising starlet with a flair for captivating performances, curated a wedding that perfectly mirrored their shared love for the Western lifestyle.

Brown leather cowboy boots and wedding dress.The Unique Western Theme

Rather than opting for a conventional wedding, Bingham and Harrison chose a Western theme that held significant meaning for them. Both share a deep connection to the rustic, free-spirited lifestyle of the American West, often reflected in their professional work and personal lives. This theme was a choice and a testament to their roots and shared passions.

Wedding Venue, Decor, and Dress Code

Their wedding occurred on a sprawling ranch, surrounded by nature’s untouched beauty. The venue was a character in their love story, setting the stage for a memorable celebration.

Detailed Look at the Barn Wedding Venue

Situated amidst rolling hills and expansive meadows, the location offered an idyllic setting that was both intimate and grand. The sprawling landscape, dotted with century-old oak trees and wildflowers, provided a stunning backdrop for the ceremony and reception. Rustic wooden fences lined the property, complementing the Western theme and enhancing the venue’s authenticity. The ranch’s serene and picturesque scenery provided the perfect canvas for Bingham and Harrison’s love story, making their wedding truly unforgettable.

The Decoration

The decoration for the wedding reflected Bingham and Harrison’s dedication to authenticity and detail within their Western theme. Natural elements were at the forefront, with wildflower arrangements gracing every table and lanterns hanging from tree branches, casting a warm, inviting glow as night fell. The color palette was inspired by the rugged landscapes of the West, incorporating earth tones like deep browns, vibrant greens, and rich, rusty oranges. Each table was adorned with burlap runners and centerpieces crafted from reclaimed wood, echoing the rustic charm of the surroundings. Hay bales, covered with soft, woven blankets, provided additional seating around fire pits, encouraging guests to gather and share stories under the night sky. Personalized touches, such as custom-branded leather coasters and handcrafted horseshoe mementos, ensured that the decor was as meaningful as it was beautiful, creating an intimate and enchanting wedding environment.

The Dress Code

In keeping with the Western theme, Bingham and Harrison encouraged their guests to embrace the spirit of the American West through their attire. The dress code blended elegance and rustic charm, capturing the essence of the frontier lifestyle. Men donned tailored suits paired with cowboy boots and wide-brimmed hats, while bolo ties added a distinctive Western flair. Women wore flowing dresses in natural fabrics like cotton and linen, complemented by leather belts and boots. Some guests opted for traditional Western attire, featuring fringe jackets, denim, and prairie dresses. The bridal party also embraced the theme, with bridesmaids in earthy-toned dresses and groomsmen in vests and suspenders, each ensemble carefully curated to reflect the couple’s unique vision. The bride, Harrison, stunned in a custom-made gown with intricate lace details and a flowing silhouette, perfectly harmonizing with Bingham’s classic Western suit and cowboy hat. This thoughtful dress code not only elevated the event’s aesthetic but also invited guests to participate fully in the celebration, making the experience all the more immersive and memorable.

Why Choose Western as Your Wedding Theme?

  1. Unique and Memorable Setting: A Western-themed wedding stands out for its distinct charm, offering a break from the traditional wedding setting. Rustic backdrops, like sprawling ranches and open fields, provide a unique canvas for your special day.
  2. Cultural Significance: For those deeply connected to the American West, a Western theme can be a meaningful way to incorporate personal history and cultural heritage into the wedding celebration.
  3. Versatile Decor: The Western theme allows various natural and rustic decor options. From wildflowers and lanterns to reclaimed wood and hay bales, the possibility of creating a charming and cozy atmosphere is endless here.
  4. Casual Elegance: The dress code for a Western wedding strikes a perfect balance between sophistication and laid-back style. Guests can enjoy the elegance of tailored suits and flowing dresses while embracing the fun, rustic elements like cowboy boots and hats.
  5. Outdoor Appeal: Western weddings typically feature outdoor settings, allowing you to celebrate amidst nature’s beauty. This can result in stunning photos and a refreshing experience for your guests.
  6. Creative Personalization: One of the greatest advantages of a Western-themed wedding is the opportunity for creative personalization. This theme allows couples to infuse their unique personalities into every detail, making their special day unique. From custom-branded leather coasters that reflect the couple’s initials to bespoke horseshoe mementos etched with meaningful dates and quotes, these little touches go a long way in creating a memorable experience. Personalized signage, such as road signs with the names of significant places or handcrafted wooden boards displaying quotes about love and adventure, can also add a deeply personal touch
  7. Inviting Atmosphere: The theme naturally encourages a warm, welcoming vibe, making it easy for guests to feel comfortable and engaged. Elements like fire pits and communal seating promote interaction and enjoyment, ensuring everyone has a great time.

The Perfect Barn Wedding Venue in Mineral Bluff, GA

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Staurolite Barn, located in Mineral Bluff, is surrounded by nature’s splendor. Our barn and outdoor area are the perfect backdrop for your special day or any formal event. With over 10,000 sq. ft. that can accommodate 250 guests in various seating arrangements, we can accommodate various events. Outside the barn are rolling pastures and a landscaped knoll that seats over 250 people, along with music, lights, tents, and anything else you need for your special day or event.

Staurolite Barn Wedding Venue at The Burkhalter Ranch

To discover more about hosting your unforgettable Western-themed wedding or any other special event at Staurolite Barn in Mineral Bluff, GA, contact us today. Our dedicated team is ready to help you create memories that will last a lifetime. please call (706) 670-9167 or visit our website.


Staurolite Barn’s indoor and outdoor venue is open during all seasons of the year for you to schedule your event. Curious about what else we can offer in our event space? Have any questions about our space or venue? Contact us today to get all of your questions answered!