The chairs and ceremony site are set up on the right side of the center walkway and faces East with the picket fence and shrubbery as a back drop. They created an altar piece out of an old window hung from a doorway with curtains across the top and down each side. The curtains were tied up but I am sure they will untie them and let them flow in the breeze for the wedding.
I do many weddings at Haywood Hall, historic home and gardens! Most weddings are staged so that the bride and groom and I stand on the front steps and the guests flank the center walkway. Like in the photo of Amanda and Derek below: