{Real Wedding} Jamie & Doug: Pretty DIY Wedding with Vintage Charm

This wedding today is the epitome of pretty.  Pretty colors, pretty bride, pretty dress, and pretty images from Kay English.  Kay does something with light that is just AAAAMAZING.  Seriously, she just GETS light.  Her talent combined with this lovely wedding is perfect for this Monday morning.
Some words from the bride on their DIY details and how they made their wedding ‘them’:
We really enjoy expressing our personalities and interests through decor/little details – so our wedding was such a great chance to do this!  My mom was a huge help to us and was so involved in each of the DIY projects that we did.  I’m so thankful for her help and creative ideas.  We made a list of some of our favorite DIY details:

-Inspiration Fabric: the fabric was one of the first things selected, knowing ahead that we liked the colors cornflower blue and yellow.  The fabric by Heather Bailey, “Pineapple Brocade – Ice” with accent “Primed Tile – Canary”  This fabric was used for the flower girl’s dress, table covers for the Sweetheart table and place card table.  This fabric had matching card stock as well, that would be used throughout in additional projects to coordinate (table signs, place cards, etc.)

-my pink paisley bike was something we wanted to incorporate into our day because we were on a bike ride when Doug proposed to me.  This bike was decorated with vintage type cans and tissue balls with a “Just Married” sign, along with a daisy bouquet placed in the wicker basket.  Kay ended up using this for some fun pictures, too 🙂

-cookie table was displayed and supplied with cookies homemade by some special women in our lives that had sentimental connections.

-the table signs were locations instead of numbers – places that were significant to us as a couple. Written on the back were some memories or acknowledgments for the guests to enjoy.

-in lieu of favors for the guests we opted to make a donation to a Children’s Orphanage in China that we’d been closely connected to.  Pictures of the individual children that would benefit from the donation were printed on cards and placed at each seat.

How great is that charity favor!?  I really love that idea.  And there were so many great DIY ideas to get inspired from as well.  I love the baby’s breath pouf florals and all the pretty patterns incorporated into the decor.  Oh, and a pink paisley bike!?  I NEED one 🙂  How does this wedding inspire you?
{Vendors} Venue: Scotland Run, Williamstown, NJ / Photographer:  Kay English Photography  / Florals:  Mums the Word Floral / DJ – DiNardo Brothers / Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas / Transportation – JBL Limos / Bakery – Country Sweets / Bridal and bridesmaid’s dresses – David’s Bridal / Fabric and card stock – www.heatherbaileystore.com

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  1. Posted Mar 5 at 8:36 am | Permalink

    You are right…pretty! So pretty! I do love the way the couple incorporated personal touches especially the bike! Such a gorgeous details and lighting 🙂

  2. Posted Mar 6 at 8:14 am | Permalink

    You are totally right about the light in these photos. GORGEOUS! Love the bride’s dress, and her sweet, sweet bouquet, too!

  3. Posted Mar 20 at 9:37 am | Permalink

    Great wedding, some lovely inspiration there!

  4. Posted Apr 5 at 11:55 pm | Permalink

    So sweet! The shot with the bicycle is so cute 🙂

  5. Posted Apr 25 at 9:54 pm | Permalink

    Great location, very romantic and laid-back. Looks like a very happy and sweet wedding. And the couple look amazing
    amazing photography! love the sweet details.

  6. Posted Jun 8 at 11:33 am | Permalink

    I love their wedding! it’s so gorgeous. I also plan to use daisy’s in my wedding and i had some questions for the bride–how would i go about contacting her??

  7. Erika
    Posted Apr 13 at 10:09 am | Permalink

    Does anyone know where I can get shoes like that? 🙂

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