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Wedding Ideas: Cultural Traditions

Magical Estate Wedding in the Middle of a Redwood Forest

April 18, 2017 | gabby

Leyla and Mathew love the natural mood of redwood forests, so for their wedding, they brought their guests out to the middle of a forest for two elegant ceremonies and a romantic tented reception. The bride is Persian-American, so the couple decided on having a traditional Persian ceremony to honor her roots following their western ceremony. Photographer Bethany Carlson captured every gorgeous detail of Leyla and Mathew’s estate wedding, including the fresh and greenery-inspired décor the couple chose […]

Rustic Glam Colombian Destination Wedding

March 28, 2017 | gabby

This Colombian destination wedding featured rustic vibes with hints of glam! Amanda and Andy immediately fell in love with Colombia on their first visit to Cartagena, so when it was time to select a wedding destination, they knew exactly where to go. The couple chose to decorate their venues with greenery and light tones of peach and white to reflect their love of nature, yet weren’t afraid to glam it up with luxe tablescapes and a […]

Moroccan-Inspired Boho Chic Wedding in Southern Italy

March 27, 2017 | gabby

Inspired by Morocco’s boho chic vibes and the Mediterranean’s effortless beauty, this couple’s wedding in Southern Italy featured an array of exotic textures and whitewashed accents! Stacey, a lifestyle blogger, and Jeffrey spent seven months researching which country to host their destination wedding in, and their hard work paid off: the landscape of Southern Italy was perfect for their event’s multicultural details. The couple incorporated personalized tambourines, handmade tassels, and out-of-this-world reception décor to reflect their love […]

Enchanting Jewish Wedding in Cleveland, Ohio

March 4, 2017 | juliette

Jenny and Mike’s wedding in Cleveland was full of emotion, beauty, and fun spins on cultural traditions. A Charming Fete wedding planners created a dreamy garden ceremony and reception in a palette of ivory, blush, and gold, incorporating rustic details into an elegant, minimalist design. Although the couple kept with Jewish wedding tradition in most regards, they also did a great job personalizing the ceremony and reception to reflect their relationship and their values. At the ceremony, they said the traditional Jewish […]

This Mann Family Farm Wedding Combines French and West Coast Countryside Vibes

January 25, 2017 | gabby

Eryn and Alexis love the California countryside so much, they decided to throw their wedding there – even though they live in Paris! Luckily, Eryn’s family lives in California, so they were able to secure the couple’s dream venue and help plan the details while Eryn and Alexis were overseas. The couple’s special day at Mann Family Farm featured West Coast countryside charm with touches of romantic French culture, which meant tons of gorgeous florals and a […]

Tuscan-Inspired California Wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano

January 21, 2017 | juliette

After a nine-month adventure exploring 23 countries, immersing themselves in foreign cultures, and getting engaged in Bali, it was perfectly fitting that Leah and Skyler’s wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano had an old-world vibe that was rich in both culture and elegance. In addition to the traditional wedding events, the couple had a sofreyé aghd ceremony to pay tribute to the bride’s Persian background. Joy n’ Company selected romantic and timeless details that complemented the naturally gorgeous wedding venue, […]

Scandinavian Fairy Tale Wedding at Foxfire Mountain House

December 21, 2016 | gabby

Kirsten and Justin’s Foxfire Mountain House wedding combined their love for their shared Norwegian heritage with the playfulness of their favorite Scandinavian fairy tales! Kirsten and Justin invited their closest family and friends to their magical wedding weekend that included a Pagan ceremony, a harvest dinner, and two seriously awesome cakes. This very crafty couple placed an emphasis on making sure every detail of their wedding was thoughtful and local, from their DIY garlands made of foraged wheat and flowers down […]

Stunning Sikh Wedding at Villa Pizzo in Lake Como

November 23, 2016 | gabby

Inder and Taj’s Italian wedding was a multicultural event complete with an international guest list, gorgeous jewel toned décor, and a full weekend of activities! The couple hosted the first part of their wedding at Villa Pizzo, a picturesque property on Lake Como that was the perfect backdrop for their elaborate ceremony. Inder and Taj’s reception at Villa Del Grumello was a totally modern departure from their traditional ceremony with modern elements like ghost chairs, airy curtains, and a crisp white color palette. We […]

This Oceanside Wedding at Shelter Cove is the Epitome of Laid-Back Chic

November 14, 2016 | gabby

Anni and Rich are originally from opposite ends of the world, but when it came time for them to choose a wedding venue, California’s Shelter Cove called to them. Being a wedding photographer herself, Anni knew she wanted a low-key wedding weekend that included events and details that are special to her and Rich’s past, present, and future! The couple held a traditional Baci ceremony as well as an intimate Black Sands Beach ceremony to reflect their cultures […]

This Backyard Fiesta Wedding Took Notes From Frida Kahlo’s Style

November 9, 2016 | gabby

Haley and Jose’s backyard fiesta wedding takes the cake as the most colorful wedding we’ve seen! Choosing to draw inspiration from Frida Kahlo and traditional fiestas, the couple incorporated fun Mexican details like Mariachi bands, Folklorico dancers, and rainbow floral décor everywhere. Haley took her Frida Kahlo inspired look a step further with a gorgeous flower crown made of protea, daisies, and chrysanthemums. We love the vibrancy that Hinterland Stills captured in Haley and Jose’s wedding, including the couple’s sunset photo […]