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Pastel Summer Barn Wedding in Massachusetts

Posted by Caitlin on Jan 24, 2014

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Jessica and Joey were married at Smith Barn in Peabody, Mass. on July 27. The couple opted for a first look prior to the ceremony, with portraits taken on a vintage velour couch. Jessica wore a lace wedding dress with a scoop neckline and capped sleeves, accessorized with “something blue” drop dangling earrings, while Joey wore a tan suit, accessorized with a herringbone patterned tie. Bridesmaids wore different shades of blush, coral, and mint chiffon dresses and carried TO-DIE-FOR bouquets featuring garden roses, hydrangeas, and greenery. The bride wore TOMS wedges, and each bridesmaid wore TOMS flats. Keepin’ it comfy! Following the outdoor ceremony, guests were escorted to the barn with clothespin escort tags displayed on a door. Inside, the barn was twinkling with string lights and bunting overhead and mason jar centerpieces at each table. The dessert display included a ribbon backdrop and sweets such as donuts, whoopie pies, cupcakes, and cookies.

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Photography: Dreamlove Wedding Photography | Venue: Smith Barn | Event Design and Decor: Blue Moon Studios | Floral Designer: Petal Floral Design | Caterer: Vinwood Caterers | Dress Store: Manhattan Bridal Boutique | Bridesmaid Dresses: J.Crew | Hair Stylist: Fringe Hair Studio | Makeup Artist: Rouge Cosmetics | Invitations: Shabby Scrap | Cake: Just Fabulous Cakes | DJ: Scott Arrington | Shoes: TOMS | Etsy Designers: Tutus Chic Boutique  and Speaklouder 

Neutral Rustic Summer Farm Wedding in Pennsylvania

Posted by Caitlin on Jan 07, 2014

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Nicole and Steven were married at Blue Hound Farm in Lewisberry, Pa. on September 7. “It was absolutely breathtaking,” Nicole said. “Our wedding day was 80 degrees and sunny. We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect atmosphere.” The bride wore a lace trumpet Sophia Tolli wedding gown, accessorized with a blusher veil, while her bridesmaids wore various shades of nudes. “The most exciting party of our wedding was when Steven and I did our first look,” she said. “There was so much anticipation building up as we stood there with our eyes closed, holding dozens of balloons in front of our faces, with our bridal party and parents surrounding us. Our photographer finally said, ‘Let go!” and Steven was standing there with a huge smile on his face, white rose and card in hand, and looked as handsome as always.” The reception was held inside the barn where tables were decorated with twinkling lights overhead, and personalized thank you-notes at each place setting. Instead of table numbers, there was table songs. “When our guests heard their song play, they knew it was their turn to head to the buffet,” Nicole said. Guests were also asked to sign a corn hole set. How clever!

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Photography: Teal Photography | Videography: Wedding Bug  Studios | Venue: Blue Hound Farm | Ceremony Musician: Molly Rahe Music | Dress Store: Tara’s Bridal | Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse | DJ: B & B Light and Sound | Equipment Rentals: B & B Rental Service, Inc. 

Boho Chic Fall Barn Wedding in Arkansas

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 20, 2013

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Gail and Brian were married at The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch in Dardanelle, Ark. on September 21. “The boho-inspired wedding day was super unique and fit their personalities so perfectly,” said Lance of Shingleur Photography. “Every detail, from lighting a prayer candle at the guest book table to gold cow skulls in the reception, was executed based off these two’s crazy dreams.” Their first look? Extremely intimate! “Gail walked barefoot through a field blanketed in flowers as Brian stood waiting her arrival,” he said. “When she tapped him on the shoulder, he turned around, saw his bride for the first time, and was absolutely speechless.” The ceremony featured a ribbon backdrop, rustic tree stump aisle markers, and wooden pews for guests. Bridesmaids stood side-by-side wearing white dresses, accessorized with wreaths in their hair, while groomsmen did the same wearing gray suits, accessorized with cowboy hats. Following the reception, everyone enjoyed a wish lantern send off!

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Photography: Shingleur Photography | Venue: The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch 

Rustic Yellow Summer Ranch Wedding in California

Posted by Caitlin on Dec 02, 2013

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Brandy and Brock were married at the Historic Santa Margarita Ranch in Santa Margarita, Calif. on August 10. A large part of their wedding was completely homemade — from the wooden signs that said, “God gave me you” (from the Blake Shelton country song) and wooden boxes used for centerpieces to the intricately stitched quilt signed by each guest and popsicle sticks written with date night suggestions. That wasn’t all! Since the groom is a pilot, he folded over 150 paper airplanes for guests to throw as they walked down the aisle as husband and wife. Keep in mind that the bride was wearing her mother’s veil too. In lieu of a traditional cake, mini pocket pies were served as desserts and salted caramels were given out as favors.

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Photography: Lora Mae Photography | Videography: WAM Weddings | Venue: Venue: Santa Margarita Ranch | Event Planner: A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production | Caterer: Popolo Catering | Floral Designer: Brook Edelman Floral Design | Dress Designer: Wtoo by Watters | DJ: Central Coast Premier Entertainment | Hair & Makeup Artist: Queens Bees | Cake: Christine’s Cake Creations 

Rustic Hot Pink Barn Wedding in Texas

Posted by Caitlin on Sep 11, 2013

Kari & Kevin

May 4

Georgetown, Texas  


Q & A with the Bride:

1. What was the one thing about your venue that made you know it was the one?

I was looking for a rustic but elegant look and thought Gabriel Springs was perfect for this.  I also loved the openness of the venue, and how all guests would be in one room. 

2. Which three details from your wedding were your favorites?

1. Beautiful florals 

2. Vintage lace wedding gown 

3. Bridesmaids’ Kendra Scott earrings that really made my color scheme pop! 

3. Give us the one moment in your wedding day you can’t stop thinking about. 

The one moment I can’t stop thinking about is walking down the aisle to the man of my dreams and seeing the look in his face.  It made everything feel so right.

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