Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Crystal and John: Country Chic Wedding

I look back on this weekend and I still can not believe that we pulled it off! This weekend and the following were the most exhausting C and D weekends ever. We had literally maybe 6 hours of sleep TOTAL for both weekends. It took me weeks to recuperate  But, looking back, all 4 events were monumental successes that it was all worth it.

Crystal called me up one day inquiring about our day of service and design service. We chatted on the phone for a few and she invited me over to check out her stash. Wedding stash that is. I told Court about the call and she was curious, as was I. We headed out to her house so that we could get a feel for her personal style. Then we headed to her future in-laws. There, we stepped into a shabby chic paradise. They had been collecting items upon items for this wedding. It was everywhere! Benches, chairs, pottery, milk glass, bird cages, mason jars, chandeliers, you name it, they had it. Her problem was that she needed someone to put it all together. We were pretty overwhelmed, but knew it would be fun to plan and such a great wedding for the portfolio. It didn't hurt that we found Crystal to be the cutest thing ever and her hubs to be was such a sweetheart. We were sold - and so were they!

We visited a few more times, made some plans, did table mock ups, and got ready! We had pictures for every table (every table was different) and a spreadsheet about 10 pages long of what flowers go where. We started on Thursday night..
It is an organized mess - I promise! 
We arrived Friday with 2 car loads of flowers! TWO!

All the flowers

More!

Ceremony arrangement

Dresses!


Gorgeous!

It was a stunning dress!

Great shot!

Shoes

Bride and Groom cups

The rings!

Drinks while the girls get ready

All the girls had monogrammed oxfords

The groom's cup

Getting dressed!

Something blue

Gorgeous

Praying before the ceremony

Seriously - such a beautiful bride!

I loved this bouquet

She was so calm

Bouts

The groom

So sweet

Love this pic

The ceremony site

Favors table

The barn

Cute signs

All the girls

All the guys

Sparkler exit!

The whole party..and they sure knew how to party!

bungalow seating with a firepit

They sure will!

Cocktail hour

Memory table

All the pics of them as babies 

Cute mini barrels

She was precious even as a kiddo!

Simple and perfect

Close up of the favors

Another one..

These mums were amazing..and heavy!


Bar sign




Runner for their table

one of the tables

my favorite

so cute!

Old coca-cola bottles

Mason jar candles

LOTS of baby's breath - I was kinda tired of arranging it by the end!

Love pole tents!

Seriously- the cutest wedding!

Love it 

perfect cake topper


Two love birds

The chandeliers

The venue

Gift "table"

crowd shot


Gotta love hay bale seating

Wine barrels!


Masons in the tree

so cute!

Blue grass band

Who knew you could reserve hay bales? :)

Hay ride that took the guests from ceremony to reception

Hold your horses and take a load off! 

Have a drink


Happy couple

The party heading over to party!

Love it 
 
Maybe my favorite shot..there are too many to choose from!

Red Hot and blue did not dissapoint

Dessert table

Mmmm Cake!

Love the old fashioned cars

Heading off to the honeymoon! 
It was a perfect event and one that we will never forget! Thank you Crystal and John for letting us be a part of your special day! 


Vendors:
Flowers and Coordinating: C and D Events
Photography: Mary Me

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