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20 Picture Perfect Frame Decor Ideas

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 02, 2014

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Photos (from left to right): Cappy Hotchkiss Photography and B-Freed Photography

Who knew that something so simple like picture frames could make such a lasting impact on your wedding day decor, especially if it’s shabby chic themed! Break a welcome message down into individual words and arrange them in a display on trees, fill them flowers for a ceremony backdrop, tack your escort cards in them for guests to find their seats, add family photos in them to honor loved ones not present, or place them around centerpieces to create a masterpiece. Our Decor Editor’s best advice: remember they DO have a purpose!

Rustic Coral and Gray Summer Farm Wedding in Vermont

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 04, 2014

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Chelsea and Chris were married at the bride’s parent’s home in Chester, Vt. on September 1. “My dad always talked about having his daughter get married there when we were kids,” Chelsea said. “Chris and I had talked about doing it there for years too. So, when the time came, it was practically a foregone conclusion, despite having moved across the country to California a year before!” The bride wore a lace fit ‘n’ flare wedding gown with an illusion neckline, accessorized with a fingertip-length veil, while the groom wore a gray suit, accessorized with a patterned tie. The outdoor ceremony’s focal points were a fabulous baby’s breath wreath and mason jars atop tree stumps. Notice benches were used instead of chairs? “After we kissed and walked back down the aisle, we went out into the field and looked back at the barn, tent, and all of our guests,” she said. “Up until then, I had it together, but seeing our vision all come together was incredibly emotional, and I welled up with tears of joy. I often close my eyes and go back to that moment to recapture the feeling.” Signature cocktails such as “rocket man” and “unicorn” and local organic fare were served, thank-you notes were at each place setting, and maple syrup in jars were given out as favors. The newlyweds’ favorite moment? “Having both a first dance and a first karaoke song that we had rehearsed together,” Chelsea said. At the end of the night, everyone was encourage to star gaze!

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Photography: B-Freed Photography | Dress Designer: Elizabeth Dye from And Something Blue | Groom’s Attire: John Varvatos | Rentals: Vermont Tent Company | Caterer: Let’s Pretend Catering | Cake: Momofuku Milk Bar | Stationery: Wedding Paper Divas | Hair Stylist: Garrett Bryant, NYC | Jewelry: Rent the Runway | Shoes: Badgley Mischka

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