Featured Museum Wedding: Joanna and Hebert

Posted by Azure on March 25th, 2010
Featured Wedding by Jessica Johnston Photography (via RecycledBride.com, one of our lovely guest bloggers!)

Are you considering a unique wedding venue, and looking for some serious inspiration? If so, check out this stunning wedding at The Detroit Institute of Arts. Museum weddings are a chic and sophisticated way to say “I Do”, and Joanna and Hebert got it oh so right! The Detroit Institute of Arts houses a wealth of incredible modern and contemporary art; meaning Joanna and Hebert picked a wedding venue already abounding with fabulous backdrops for artsy wedding photography.

I love the fusion of modern, elegant sophistication with vintage, artsy touches. Joanna’s birdcage veil (*we're giving one away for this week's Savvy Steal!) was vintage-chic with a bit of Vogue couture thrown in there. And check out the back of Joanna’s Ines Di Santowedding dress… it brings me back to the Baroque era (a period of opulence and elegance). I could go on and on about this wedding, but I’ll let the pictures to the talking! Some of the drool-worthy details…

- An ivy-covered chuppah

- Unexpected calla lilies lined the white aisle, bursting from their vases at abstract angles

- Mix and match bridesmaids' dresses: they all wore warm slate grey (some with a touch of black), but chose different silhouettes to flatter each girl's figure

- Eco-chic succulents, along with more exploding calla lilies, adorned the wedding reception tables

- Open-toe gold, ivory and black snake skin bridal heels, each with a chic black rosette

- Video screens, in true 2010 iDo fashion!

A million thanks to Tracy of RecycledBride for sharing this beyond-beautiful artful wedding with me!!

Artistic wedding photo- bride and groom from the knees down, black tuxedo, ivory wedding dress, open

Ivory, yellow, green eco-friendly succulents for table decor; brides chic open-toe ivory, gold and b

Stunning mermaid style Ines Di Santo wedding dress with one shoulder, and floral applique

The bride’s vintage chic something blue- a white handkerchief embroidered with blue designs

Stylish ivory, gold and black open toe bridal heels with black rosette; bride wears vintage-chic bir

Bride in mermaid style wedding dress (with asymmetrical neckline) stands with groom in front of famo

The opulent inside of the museum wedding venue; bride and groom after saying I Do!

Stunning contemporary wedding reception tablescape with white calla lilies and eco-friendly succulen

Chic wedding details- adorable white wedding cake topper, slate grey cocktail napkins with black mod

Two white wedding cakes with black, yellow and green accents; long reception tables with yellow and

Beautiful dessert table arranged in front of famous mural; outside of museum wedding venue

Large bridal party- bridesmaids wear long slate grey bridesmaids dresses, groomsmen wear grey suits

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