Every beautiful detail in this breathtaking barn wedding is DIY. Carefully crafted by friends and family, it proves that rustic chic is absolutely achievable all on your own. There are lovingly special touches everywhere you turn including table numbers made from a tree fallen in the bride’s sister and brother & law’s yard and homemade chalkboards created from re-purposed kitchen cabinets. Wine bottles used as centerpieces (gladly donated by many friends) and mason jar wine glasses made by the bride’s Aunt. The DIY went even further than just decorations with hair and make-up styled by the Step-Mother of the Groom, the ceremony officiated by the Bride’s Uncle, and the wedding party and bride walking down the aisle to music performed by brides sister and brother-in-law. Although there was no wedding planner, you would never know, as all their family and friends worked hard setting up the venue and creating the centerpieces the night before, ensuring every detail was perfect. And as you’ll see from the gorgeous pics by Rachel Rowland Photography it was a true success!
Photographer: Rachel Rowland Photography // Caterer:Carson’s Premier Catering // Floral Designer:Linda Brown’s Floral Design // Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Perry Ellis // Dress Store: The White Orchid // Reception Venue: West Overton Barn// Submitted via Two Bright Lights
Feast your eyes on this beautifully elegant wedding held at the prestigious TPC Sawgrass in North Florida. Full of classic details and pretty colour palette of silver and pink it was full of lovely traditional style plus a good dash of glitz and glamor with the bride donning a beautiful Jim Hjelm Couture gown. With loads of pink peonies and roses, candles and mirrors the reception glittered with the perfect blend of Southern and Elegant and finished with TPC’s famous Cookie skillets, the best part of any meal!
Photographer: Pure Sugar Studios // Event Designer: Glenn Certain Studios // DJ:Zholer-Sobel Entertainment // Invitation Designer:Bella Figura //Dress Designer: Jim Hjelm Couture // Cake Designer:Classic Cakes // Ceremony Location: Immaculate Conception //Makeup Artist: Makeup by Paulina Perez // Reception Venue: TPC Sawgrass // Caterer: TPC Sawgrass // Submitted via Two Bright Lights
Love the shade of mint? Then feast your eyes on this lovely inspiration shoot from Jessica Connery Photography. It’s perfect if you’re planning to infuse green into your wedding day, but don’t want to go overboard. With subtle tones of mint, pink and sprinkles of gold, it proves that green can still be the hero of the day without overpowering your whole pretty palette. Perfect for a summer or spring wedding – it’s the perfect balance of elegantly feminine and refreshingly cool.
From the photographer: Simplicity was key for us in designing this pretty Summer/Spring shoot. We wanted it to incorporate glitter and sequinned elements in a summery garden setting. Choosing three colors – blush, mint, and gold within the pastel family – we focused on delicate and elegant details accented with gold. We featured a real life couple who just had their one year anniversary and still looked at each other like the day they were married.
The table was set with a satin mint colored linen and topped with a sheer featuring shimmering strands of gold. It was anchored by a grand candelabra floral centerpiece incorporating spring blooms of blush and white roses, white hydrangeas, rich green succulents and dangling mosses. Simple mercury glass votives and blush glass vases sat alongside a couple of sweet paper maché birds. Simple gold chargers were the resting place for china featuring delicate floral pattern highlighted by gold cutlery, ivory floral napkins, and paper menu. Gold chivari chairs were adorned with delicate strands of satin, grosgrain, and sparkly ribbons to bring a decidedly whimsical and spring like quality to the setting. Our invitation suite which included invitations and RSVP cards, seating cards, paper menu, and table number was created using blush, gold, and pastel mints with a graceful floral design.
The bride donned an Allure gown with an asymmetrically rouched bodice and deep v neckline. To complete the look we pulled in a gold satin ribbon tied around her waist and topped it with a sparkling rhinestone bridal belt from Belts by Marital Bridals. Belt and veil were be found at LA Bridal Boutique.
Photographer: Jessica Connery Photography // Invitation Designer: 5 Thirteen Designs // Equipment Rentals: A Chair Affair, Inc. // Cake Designer: Cut the Cake // Equipment Rentals: Dishie Rentals // Dress Store: L.A.Bridal // Floral Designer: Peddles Florist // Event Planner: Saving The Day Wedding & Event Planning // Event Venue: The Garden Chateau // Makeup Artist: The Storytelling Experience // Submitted via Two Bright Lights
This outdoor tent wedding is all about understated luxury. Catch-you-by-surprise, jaw-dropping luxury. Like the incredible private lakeside ceremony spot that imbues elegance… or the stunning vintage inspired decor with sweet baby’s breath blooms too lovely for words. And then there’s the tented reception glistening in crystals and chandeliers, with warm rustic touches and pretty muted tones. (Love ?) Even better. . . Eternal Reflections Photography was on hand to capture every last magical memory for you to enjoy.
From the photographer: This beautiful wedding, the ceremony & reception took place at the bride’s families gorgeous private residence. They got married on a dock overlooking a small lake. Friends and family surrounded them as they exchanged their vows and said ‘i do’. The love that surrounded them was tangible. They reception was located in a beautiful white tent, with magnificent details! Including a s’mores guest favour complete with a personalized match box. The bride loves chocolate & the groom is a firefighter. Every detail reflected them as a couple and brought a relaxed, elegant mood to the event!
Today’s wedding is such a beautiful, romantic, chic affair that takes your typical rustic “barn wedding” to a whole new level. I’m talking a swoon-worthy dress. Drop dead gorgeous bride. Dreamy images by sun-dance photography and a pretty pastel palette. All set against an awesome red barn backdrop at Ojai Valley Inn. Fascinated? No problem. You can see every last love-filled moment right here.
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Inspired by modern lace, pretty pastel hues and antique finds? Then take a seat. Cos, this dreamy vintage affair is full of your favorite things. Beautifully captured by Rachel Rowland Photography it features classic elegance and vintage charm right from the romantic beginning through to the captivating end. It’s just image after image of pure gorgeousness…. including one amazing backless lace gown!
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Photographer: Rachel Rowland Photography // DJ: DJ Kevin Redford // Dress Store: Le Star by Angels // Reception Venue:Linden Hall //Floral Designer: The Grasso Greenhouse //Submitted via Two Bright Lights
Here at LWB, we’re always on board for a good Florida affair. Think coastal beauty meets modern design, with splashes of lime on white with pops of fuschia thrown in for good measure. Held at the retro cool Casa Marina Resort in Key West and snapped beautifully by Richard Bell Photography, this destination wedding is a waltz of loveliness, from the angelic-faced bride in her Jimmy Choo’s right through to the cute key lime cupcakes and lush outdoor cocktail bar and beyond!
From the bride
When Dan and I were planning, we were going back and forth on where we should go to celebrate our marriage. We surely knew we wanted a destination wedding, as we love how it forces all of your family and friends to enjoy an extended time with one another. When we ultimately decided on Key West, we knew it would be perfect – as we would be able to blend elegance with the laid back style Key West has to offer, which is exactly what the Casa Marina is able to provide.
The natural beauty of Key West and the resort is what inspired us the most. The resort is exquisitely designed, and the reception room is not your typical ballroom — it has simple candelabra chandeliers, and deep hard wood floors throughout. It does not have any of that “glitz and glam”, which is something we truly appreciated.
It was also extremely important for us to know that our guests felt loved and appreciated — having almost 70 of your nearest and dearest travel from all over to share in this special moment is enough to make your heart burst – and we needed them to know that we felt it! We organized a backyard BBQ bash at the house we were renting, and hosted an open bar welcome party for everyone the night before at one of our favorite local jaunts, Willie T’s.
TréCreative Film & Photo has not only magically captured all the crazy gorgeous details of this Californian wedding and the stunning romantic setting of the Patrick Ranch Museum in Chico, but also the abundance of love it emulates right through their lens. This rustic chic affair is the epitome of that combo with a feminine pastel palette, swoon-worthy bouquets and the down-to-earth charm of a barn wedding. It’s so goddamn pretty we literally want to print out the pics and display them in our office . Yep, it’s just the kind of wedding that reminds us why we love what we do.
From the photographer
The whole morning before seeing each other at the first look, Corina was so calm! She was completely relaxed and definitely had that beautiful bride’s radiance. She got ready with her closest family and friends and that made the morning that much more special. Upon seeing each other at the first look, both Corina & Jason cried tears of joy and were eagerly ready to say “I do”. Their wedding was a culmination of Jason and Corina’s stylish elements mixed with the rustic feel that Patrick Ranch has to offer. Nearly all of the couple’s guests traveled to be with these two. Family and friends are important to them, and they spent a good portion of cocktail hour mingling and making sure everyone knew how grateful they were for their guests traveling to celebrate with them. Jason and Corina are a perfect pair and it was such a joy to photograph them on their special day!!
Photographer: TréCreative Film&Photo // Event Coordinator: Chico Event Specialists // Caterer: Bacio Catering // DJ: Brandon Entertainment // Floral Designer: Cambray Rose Florist // Ceremony Location: Patrick Ranch Museum // Reception Location: Patrick Ranch Museum // Cinema and Video: TréCreative // Cake Designer: Upper Crust Bakery // Hair Stylist:Vida Salon // Submitted via Two Bright Lights
Grab a knife and fork, because this beautiful brunch wedding captured by Jacqui Cole Photography is delicious in every sense of the word. From the pretty pinks, corals and oranges in the color palette to the swoon-worthy florals and the yummy brunch spread. And the Bride’s beaming smile – totally gorgeous! All-in-all this casual affair in Chicago, Illinois is too beautiful and well worth going back for second helpings!
From the photographer:
Stephanie and Randy’s beautiful brunch wedding couldn’t have been any more perfect! From her gorgeous flowers, to custom designed Barbara Bates dress I know it was exactly as Stephanie had described all those months ago on our very first phone call. We spoke for over an hour that day, having never shared 2 words before that point and just connected on what she wanted her wedding to be about. Her love for her wonderful partner Randy and each family and friend who joined them to celebrate. True love can really be found at any age, and it is so very clear that Stephanie and Randy have now found theirs.