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WEDDING BLOG

Wedding Ideas: Backyard Wedding

Steel Blue and Blush California Wedding at McCloud Guest House

December 7, 2017 | colleen

Elisha and Gabe’s wedding at McCloud Guest House has the most nostalgic backyard vibes. From getting ready in the guest house and exchanging vows just a few steps outside, you feel as if you’re at a Sunday family gathering in your grandparent’s backyard. The warm, welcoming vibes continue by Elisha and Gabe bring surrounded life long friends and family, including the best man and maid of honor from elementary school. The outdoor reception space came together […]

Elegant Rustic Wedding in Gold Beach, OR

November 26, 2017 | emy

Lauren and Jeff’s wedding in Gold Beach took place in the middle of the woods on the groom’s family ranch, the scene of many family reunions. When they envisioned their big day after getting engaged, priorities were all about enjoyment: good music, good drinks, and getting all guests out on the dance floor. A neutral color palette of gold, champagne, and lots of greenery ran throughout the day, intended to make the surrounding landscape pop […]

This Couple DIYed Their Portland Wedding at Home From the Ground Up

November 24, 2017 | emy

No detail was too small for Kate and Bill’s Portland-style wedding at home, full of handcrafted details, locally sourced food, vintage décor, and tons of homegrown flowers. The couple’s cute craftsman house has been a part of their relationship since day one. They’ve worked on it together for years and after getting engaged decided to shake up the traditional marriage ceremony and tackle their biggest project yet: building their backyard wedding from the ground up. […]

Positively Enchanting Camp Wandawega Wedding in Wisconsin

November 18, 2017 | emy

Jen and Will wanted their weekend-long Camp Wandawega wedding to be full of friends and family, outdoor activities, and relaxed vibes. The charming campsite was decorated with elegant details like candles, festoon lighting, and colorful flowers that invited the guests to explore their quirky and unique venue in the woods. Pastel floral design by Fleur Chicago created the relaxed, bohemian chic color palette featured in the bride’s up do and bouquet, throughout the outdoor chapel and elegant […]

Sweet DIY Kansas City Wedding at The Wedding Place

November 17, 2017 | emy

Annie and Jacob’s classic Kansas City wedding was full of heartfelt emotional moments, spiritual devotion, and tons of family involvement. Their raw venue, The Wedding Place, allowed this sweet couple to customize their ceremony from beginning to end, featuring their closest family and friends. The bride was walked down the aisle by both her parents, the groom’s sister sang the processional and both of their parents prayed over the young couple. Simple DIY’d décor, including […]

This Waterloo, Illinois Farm Wedding is the Definition of Lovely

November 14, 2017 | colleen

From tearful moments to the most dreamy donut wall, this Illinois farm wedding is the absolute sweetest. Mary and Andrew said their “I do’s” on a family farm surrounded by their family and friends. Wanting to keep the day relaxed and low key, they chose and planned their wedding as if it was any other Saturday night party with a few exceptions of course – like Mary’s ANGL wedding dress and a flower crown made by Walter […]

This Coeur d’Alene Wedding at Settlers Creek is an Outdoor Celebration for the Books

November 11, 2017 | emy

Rachel and Josh faced a disaster less than a month before their Coeur d’Alene wedding: the main focal point at Settlers Creek, the huge historic red barn, completely burned down. This creative couple didn’t panic and their stunning outdoor celebration was rebuilt from the ashes, featuring a rustic gazebo, rural atmosphere, and elegant marquee setup. We love the bride’s incredibly fashionable wedding dress from BHLDN contrasted with the casually understated but sophisticated décor. Floral design […]

This Bride Transformed Her Childhood Home into an Epic California Backyard Wedding Venue

November 6, 2017 | colleen

This California backyard wedding is a literal childhood dream come true. Playing pretend and imagining her someday wedding as a kid, Brittany always imagined getting married at her childhood home – any Father of the Bride movie fans out there? Wanting to make the day extra special to them, Brittany and Brandon had family and friends help with various wedding preparations – their cake was made by Brittany’s aunt, Brandon’s father officiated their wedding ceremony, and Brittany’s […]

This DIY Georgia Wedding at Gascoigne Bluff was Catered by Waffle House

November 4, 2017 | emy

Summer and Tanner wanted their large, southern wedding to be different and refused to stick to outdated traditions, which is why they chose to wed at Gascoigne Bluff, a stunning venue featuring ancient live oak trees draped in Spanish moss. Waffle House catered their outdoor reception and was a huge highlight of the day: a decadent brunch buffet of cheesy eggs, grits and bacon, made-to-order waffle and hash brown station, and an espresso bar with baristas […]

South African Bohemian Festival Wedding at Mofam River Lodge

November 4, 2017 | emy

When Tarryn and Bruce moved to Dubai six months before their wedding it seemed their DIY dreams of a relaxed bohemian celebration were dashed, but with plenty of help from family, their festival-inspired Mofam River Lodge union came together beautifully. The lodge featured riverfront views and on site accommodation for all of their guests, perfect for a tranquil, three-day fête in a stunning setting that encouraged their guests to explore the rustic teepees and laid-back […]