Urban Real Wedding with a Twist of Offbeat

by Claire

Ali and Dave's urban summer wedding was filled with hot entertainment, top fashion, and trendy details. The brick of the Melting Point in Athens, Georgia provided the perfect backdrop for an intimate ceremony (complete with the couple's two dogs!), and for the courtyard reception with gourment catering on the grill and a live, concert-style band. The globe lights over the outdoor wedding complimented the vintage scene to create a lovely, joyous celebration of Ali and Dave's union....

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Joyful Real Wedding in Happy Valley, Oregon

by Claire

Kelley and Ty are a stunning couple and their wedding day was one of pure joy. Ty (a model) could not have been a more handsome groom, and Kelley (although not a model, could be one) was breathtaking in a Lazaro gown. The couple were married at Kelley's parents' home in Happy Valley, Oregon amid sunflowers and rustic woodland decor. One of my favorite details of this spectacular wedding was the hand-built wooden altar for the ceremony. Plus, the guests each got to choose a potted...

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A Charmed Southern Plantation Wedding

by Claire

Jessica and Ryan's Southern September wedding was an unforgettable celebration. The couple were married in Old Wide Awake Plantation park right after rain showers, and then celebrated the union on the old antebellum property's charming white porch. Vintage accents and bright colors made for perfect decor for this classic Southern setting, and Jessica was a stunning bride! Our favorite detail? Guests were asked to find their seat by matching their postcard to the one on the table!...

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Wedding at the Water Temple in Palo Alto

by Claire

Lisa Phong and Ernie Chan are a stunning couple who chose the breathtaking Pulgas Water Temple in Palo Alto, California as the backdrop for their wedding ceremony this June.  The couple elegantly incorporated greys and yellows throughout the wedding, and even turned the popular Dynasty Restaurant into a glamourous wedding reception. All the details were captured beautifully by Jay Tsai Photography, including the fantastic favor table, rose and lambs ear bouquets, the bride's...

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Filipino-Irish Wedding in Virginia

by Claire

Annalisa + Ian by April B Photography Annalisa and Ian’s Filipino-Irish wedding was a stunning display of two cultures and two people coming together as one. To incorporate their unique heritage into their special day, Annalisa performed a native dance for guests at the reception, while Ian sported a traditional, plaid Irish Kilt. The couple also took part in a Celtic coin ritual during the ceremony, and the wedding took place on the same land where Ian’s grandparents had...

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Unforgettable I Do’s in Kansas City: Katie + John

by Azure

Real wedding by One Tree Photo + Cinema Katie and John tied the knot at a quintessential Kansas City venue, The Simpson House. Every last detail was executed to perfection, from the simple yet stunning pink and green wedding flower centerpieces, to the groom's personalized cuff links, to the classic three-tier wedding cake featuring a pink ombre fan design. The couple's first look was incredibly sweet, and their ceremony vows (captured in the touching wedding video at the end of...

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A Beautiful Mansion Wedding

by Bride Chic

I'd been wanting to work with Bay Area wedding photographer Chyna Darner for some time after stumbling across one of her stylized shoots on Wedding Chicks. For me, her work is simply off the charts gorgeous! Winter 2012 we finally connected, hooking up and mixing with some of the best wedding professionals in San Francisco Bay Area. The result: We formulated a concept around my 1950's wedding dresses shot against a mansion backdrop. Says Chyna: "Once Amy-Jo was on board with the...

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Dreamy Wine Country Wedding with a Pastel Peach and Lavender Palette

by Azure

When Kelly Oshiro of Santa Barbara Chic shared this gorgeous winery wedding with me... my mind was blown with all its beauty! I instantly fell in love with the pastel wedding color palette of peaches, lavenders, and creams, and the romantic photography style of One Love Photography. The bride, Amanda, looked stunning from head to toe, wearing a deep sweetheart neckline wedding dress, vintage-inspired birdcage veil, and covetable cream suede shoes. Her groom was dapper as can be, in...

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Fun Ideas for a Picnic Wedding Reception

by The Broke-Ass Bride

Late summer is a great time to have an outdoor wedding. Things start to cool down, there's a renewed crispness in the air, and it's the perfect time for a picnic! Wait ... what? Picnic? Wedding? YES. For those of you who are scrambling for casual, fun ideas for a late-summer wedding outdoors, why not have a picnic wedding? Throw some blankets and pillows down on the ground. Scavenge some old picnic tables. Get your caterer to whip up some mini-sammiches and finger-lickin' desserts....

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Simply Spectacular Rustic Ranch Wedding

by Azure

I fell instantly in love with this Texas ranch wedding shot by Brooke Schwab Photography. It's as simple as can be, with the rustic beauty of the land and the promises made between bride and groom taking center stage on the special day. The Texas bride's restrained white aisle style was a sophisticated minimalist's dream come true, wearing an unembellished (yet gorgeous) ivory mermaid wedding dress, chic chignon hairstyle, and classic bridal veil. Her groom coordinated perfectly in...

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