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Couples who love milk and cookies, confetti, Disney movies and other throwbacks from childhood — this post is for you! Getting married is one of those things that you’ve been looking forward to since you were a child, and now that day has finally arrived. If you’re still a kid at heart and a little confused as to how you could have gotten to this grown-up stage so quickly, you’re not alone. And rest assured, a wedding doesn’t have to ascribe to the “grown up” traditions of weddings past — your wedding is your own, so it should include your interests, activities and personality to make it extra special. Why not incorporate some details that call back to your childhood?
We’ve rounded up five amazing ideas that are not only perfect for kids at heart, but perfect for entertaining your guests as well. Read on for more incredibly & undeniably fun wedding ideas!
Okay, why can’t every wedding be as epic as Melanie and Ryan’s chic wedding at the Carondelet House??? Yes that’s a big statement — but this elegant wedding day has a secret ingredient that you won’t see coming! Of course, Melanie and Ryan’s day would be perfect even without this big surprise… their impeccable wedding day style, gorgeous and intimate ceremony, and stunning wedding photography by Katie Pritchard is completely swoon worthy. I mean, can you believe Melanie’s cloud gray Reem Acra dress?
We really want to tell you the secret… but you’ll have to find out just how awesome this wedding is for yourself! Get inspired by every moment and discover the secret sauce to this wedding after the jump!
If you’re a nature-lover who couldn’t dream of getting married anywhere but the great outdoors, we’ve got the perfect wedding for you today on the blog! Picture this: a beautiful, verdant forest in the mountains of Colorado, a bride with a simple and gorgeous dress, and a dinner party reception for the books. Sound like your type of outdoor wedding day? It certainly was the most magical celebration for Amber and Nate, who were married in a gorgeous, nature-inspired wedding in Colorado.
Their love story is truly special, and their wedding day was captured perfectly by Brumley And Wells. Read on to see more stunning moments from this big day, and to hear more about the couple!
From the Bride:
After our love survived two last years of high school, a year of long distance dating, several near death encounters upon mountain tops, two crazy summers filled with insane work schedules, and a school year spent in Denver, Nate proposed atop the same mountain where he asked me to be his girlfriend.
Sarah Kate, Photographer
There’s no easier way to take a wedding ceremony or reception from beautiful to breathtaking than with some cozy wedding lighting! In the fall when the days are getting darker and people are looking for some extra warmth, creative and fun wedding lighting is an especially great way to make the big day unforgettable to your guests. And of course, there’s the beautiful wedding photos you’re sure to get with pretty, glowing chandeliers, bistro lights or candles. It’s really a win-win!
Not sure where to decorate with lights, or what type of lighting to choose? There’s tons of options — whether you’re looking for an illuminated ceremony backdrop or hanging lights at your reception, these ideas from real weddings are sure to inspire you!
Read on for more beautiful and cozy wedding lighting ideas, perfect for your fall nuptials!