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Our Favorite Weddings of 2017 on Junebug Weddings | Part Two

December 20, 2017 | nicole

Part one was so much fun that we’re back at it with our favorite weddings of 2017 – part two! These 10 weddings have a little bit of everything: heartfelt moments, mind-blowing design, jaw-dropping fashion, and breathtaking images. So basically, scrolling through these weddings is good for the mind, body, and soul! Which one is your favorite?

Olga and Chris’ Free-Spirited Sauvie Island Wedding

Where it took place: Sauvie Island, Portland, Oregon

Why we love it: It will be years before we forget Olga and Chris’ free-spirited wedding thanks to its punchy color palette and casual-cool details. Olga’s bridesmaids rocked short white dresses while Chris’ groomsmen looked like true rockers in their denim jackets and floral ties. We know you loved this wedding too because it’s one of our absolute most-popular posts of the whole year!

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photos by India Earl, event planning by John Dunfee, venue: Sauvie Island, floral design by Magnanimous Floral Co., catering by The Lamb’s Table, live music by Jackalope Saints, videography by Max Lopatin, stationery by Sam Larson, makeup by Yana Yermachenko, hair by Anna Zhere, wedding dress by Dreamers and Lovers, rentals by Classic Vintage Rentals

Béatrice and Alex’s Minimalist Bohemian Montreal Wedding at Studio Éloi

Where it took place: Studio Éloi, Montreal, Canada

Why we love it: We referred to Béatrice and Alex’s wedding again and again this year when looking for inspiration for creating a cozy reception from the ground up. This pair married in a blank-slate studio space that they transformed with beautifully-curated furnishings, hanging macramé, and a neutral color palette. It doesn’t hurt that this bride and groom are the coolest couple on the block!

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photos by Bianca Desjardins, event planning by Raisonnable, venue: Studio Éloi, floral design by Astilbe, catering by Le Bremner, bar services by Bar Co., cake by Lecavalier Petrone, bridal accessories by Eugenie Bee, makeup by Maina Militza, hair styling by Emma&Co, rentals by AmuletteTenue de SoiréeSofa To Go

Alissa and Michael’s Emotional Portland Wedding that Took Place at the Bride’s Childhood Home

Where it took place: Private Residence, Portland, Oregon

Why we love it: We’re all about emotion-driven celebrations and none got us right in the feels quite like Alissa and Michael’s wedding at the bride’s childhood home. As soon as the bride and groom shared their “first touch” around a door, we knew we needed a full box of tissues to get through the rest of the heartfelt moments in this wedding!

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photos by Dawn Charles, venue: private residence, floral design by Olive & June Floral Co., catering by Black Rock Coffee Bar, dessert by La ProvenceKrispy Kreme, hair styling by Deeanna Morse, wedding dress by BHLDN, groom’s & groomsmen’s apparel by Nordstrom, rings by Jared, rentals by For the Love of Pete and Classic Vintage Rentals

Kaitlyn and Bryce’s Wildly Romantic Wedding at Wind Wolves Preserve

Where it took place: Wind Wolves Preserve, Kern County, California

Why we love it: Kaitlin and Bryce’s Wind Wolves Preserve wedding honestly looks like it came out of an Anthropologie catalog and we’re not mad about it one bit! From the getting ready teepee to the reception decor, every detail was on trend and perfectly in line with the couple’s boho style.

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photos by Rubi Z Photography, event planning by Event Truly Yours, venue: Wind Wolves Preserve, floral design by White Oaks Florist, catering by The Corner Bakery, cake by GhilaDolci Bakery, makeup by Maria Aguilar, hair styling by KC Jones, wedding dress by Ladies and Gents Bridal, rentals by Walker-Lewis Rents

Naomi and Bryan’s Floral Inspired Antigua Wedding at the Santa Clara Ruins

Where it took place: Santa Clara Ruins, Antigua, Guatemala

Why we love it: Naomi and Bryan filled their day with so many elegantly unexpected details that it’s hard to choose a favorite! For starters, the rich color palette against the pale backdrop of the Santa Clara Ruins was a dramatic choice we can’t get enough of. From the venue itself to the flowers to the favors, there’s a whole lot to love in this destination wedding!

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photos by Joseph West Photography, event planning by Gladys and Olga of Saguzo Eventos, venue: Santa Clara Ruins, floral design by Hugo Mejicanos, catering by Porta Antigua, cake by Sofia Cobian, officiant: Joanna Priestly, DJ: Blessure, live music by Luis Guarcasas, hair and makeup artist by Melissa Collins of Golden Studio Antigua, wedding dress by Ivory Bridal, bridal accessories by BHLDN, bridesmaids’ apparel by BHLDN, groom’s apparel by M Penner Houston, rings are vintage, rentals by Porta Hotel Antigua, transportation by Antigua Tours, favors by Carry Green

Christie and Brayden’s Chic and Creative Garden Wedding at The Grounds of Alexandria

Where it took place: The Grounds of Alexandria, New South Wales, Australia

Why we love it: Modern fashion choices, a bold color palette, and neon signs – what’s not to love about Christie and Brayden’s totally chic garden wedding? Whether you’re looking for unique bridesmaids inspiration or creative ideas for your fashion-forward wedding, there’s plenty to pin from Christie and Brayden’s take on The Grounds of Alexandria.

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photos by Olguin Photography, venue: The Grounds of Alexandria, floral design by The Grounds Florals by Silvia, officiant: Melissa Sonchini, live music by Cat Vas, videography by Mitch Hickman Films, invitations by Mat Faint, makeup by Helen Samaryan, hair styling by ADILLA colab, wedding dress by Maticevski, bridal accessories by Zara and Amber Sceats, bridesmaids’ apparel by Cue and Asilio, groom’s apparel by Rembrandt, rings by Diamond Galleria, neon sign by Neon Poodle, favors by Zazzle

Lacy and Billy’s Absolutely Enchanting Southern DIY Wedding at Aurora Acres

Where it took place: Aurora Acres, Nashville, Tennessee

Why we love it: If dreamy light and beautiful greenery is your thing, we guarantee you’ll love Lacy and Billy’s enchanting wedding as much as we do! The couple transformed their Southern venue with gorgeous DIY details and an abundance of natural elements.

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photos by Stephanie Sorenson, venue: Aurora Acres, DJ: DJSC, videography by James Rayner, makeup by Lainey Edwards, bridesmaids’ apparel by Ralph Lauren, groomsmen’s apparel by Men’s Wearhouse, rentals by Art Pancake

Sarah and Luke’s Vibrant Jewel Tone Wedding at Core Cider House

Where it took place: Core Cider House, Perth, Australia

Why we love it: While 2017 was a big year for neutral color palettes, Sarah and Luke went for vibrant colors in full-force! Their jewel tone wedding is filled with floral inspiration from the bride’s flower crown and bouquet to their sweet ceremony arch, dessert table backdrop, and cake accents.

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photos by Black Bird Tale, event styling by Heart Strings Hire + Style, venue & catering by Core Cider House, floral design by Signature Floral Design, dessert by Hello SukarChicho Gelato, officiant: Cavelle Monck, live music by Baker Boys Band, videography by James Eoannidis, invitations by Lauren Clarke Creative, makeup by Elicia Rudd, hair styling by Elicia RuddStevie Vincent, wedding dress by Martina Liana via Tuscany Bridal, bridal accessories by Nine WestSamantha Will, and Misuzi Jewellery, groom’s apparel by Britton’s Formal WearWindsor Smith, and Frederique Constant, rings by Solid Gold, rentals by Heart Strings Hire + Style and BBSP Event Lighting, transportation by So Cal Limos and Double Up

Jenelle and Johnny’s Moody Fairy Tale Wedding in Southlake, Texas

Where it took place: Private residence, Southlake, Texas

Why we love it: Jenelle and Johnny turned your traditional fairytale wedding on its head with their glorious moody celebration. The purple color palette was ahead of its time (hello, 2018 color of the year!) and was seemingly inspired by the subtle lavender tint to the bride’s mega-gorgeous Hayley Paige gown. From florals to bridesmaids’ fashion, it’s safe to say we’re obsessed!

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photos by  a sea of love, event design by Jacqueline Events & Design, floral design by Haute Floral, catering by Kirby’s Prime Steakhouse, cake by Frosted Art, invitations by Minted, makeup and hair styling by Ashley Hall and Ruby Davis, wedding dress by Hayley Paige, bridal accessories by Silk and Willow, bridesmaids’ apparel by Jenny Yoo, groom’s apparel by Dobell, groomsmen’s apparel by The Black Tux, rings by Heidi Gibson and Alexis Russel, rentals by Bella AccentoM&M RentalsFox Rental, and ES Events

Leah and Skyler’s Tuscan-Inspired California Wedding at The Villa San Juan Capistrano

Where it took place: The Villa San Juan Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, California

Why we love it: Leah and Skyeler’s villa wedding is a breath of fresh air! While it took place in California, this Tuscan-inspired fête captures the ease and romance of the Italian countryside. We love the use of soft blue tones paired with the venue’s natural flora including towering cacti and beautiful bougainvillea.

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photos by Plum & Oak Photo, event planning by Joy n’ Company, venue: The Villa San Juan Capistrano, floral design by Bloom Babes, videography by byDesign Films, invitations by Camille Robinson, makeup by Elizabeth Root, hair styling by Katie L’Heureux, wedding dress by Karen Willis Holmes via Elle Bridal Boutique, bridal accessories by Schutz Shoes, bridesmaids’ apparel by Reformation, groomsmen’s apparel by Men’s Wearhouse, groom’s watch by Shinola Watch Shop, rentals by Signature Party Rentals

Make sure to check out part one of our favorite weddings of 2017 roundup!

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3 Comments

  1. That is an awesome selection, I loved it ;)

    I’m looking forward to submit one of my latest weddings too.

    Let’s rock in 2018!

    Cheers from Ireland ;)

  2. whoa! makes you want to get married every year ! :) Same person, of course!!

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