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We hope you’ve got some time to spare, because this wedding from Erica Houck Photography is a doozy – in the best way ever. Bride Chelseah planned her wedding day around the theme of vintage-antique-meets-boho, and the result is surprisingly timeless and absolutely breathtaking. Don’t you just love her cascading bouquet with heaps of eucalyptus?

Rural California wedding - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

From the bride, Chelseah: Making my day happen on a budget was not only important to me, it was my only option. I went full commando mode to make our beautiful wedding happen on a non-existent budget. I wanted our wedding to be fun and laid back. Everything spurred from there. Fiddy and I are both very into antiques and items chucked full of patina so we centered our wedding theme on that shared love (the bohemian aspects were all me though… guilty as charged). I went from flea market, to thrift stores and even to some sketchy parts of town (wouldn’t recommend it) to collect all of the items. It took about a year but came in under $1000 total for all of our vintage décor.

chalkboard inspired invitations - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

blush bridesmaid dresses - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

bride getting ready - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

bride getting ready - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

groom boutonnieres - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

greenery bouquet - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

bride and bridesmaids - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

cascading bouquets - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

bride and bridesmaids - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

Most everything was made or assembled either by myself, my mom, her best friend Debbie, or my rock star Matron of Honor, Andrea. There was so much painting and assembling involved it took nearly our entire engagement to complete all of the projects. Though Pinterest is a wonderful thing, do your research. Sometimes Pinterest doesn’t always warn you about the potential problems, like the health concerns related to sanding lead paint or that making a door table really isn’t that simple. A wonderful friend from church, Erin and her amazing crew, did all of my flowers for me. We bought wholesale and my method for picking flowers was based on three things. 1. What is in season? 2. What do I like? 3. Which flowers will give me the best bang for my buck? We used a lot of silver dollar eucalyptus, a tree which we had access to, which saved us tons.

groom and groomsmen - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

wedding ceremony decor - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

ceremony altar decorations - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

wedding ceremony - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

ceremony recessionals - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

rural California wedding - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

Rural California wedding - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

bridal looks - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

reception tables - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

Any advice for couples planning their weddings now? The greatest most helpful lesson I learned is that anything with “wedding” attached to it is likely going to cost at least three times more. Sometimes we as brides get so caught up in what a wedding is supposed to be we lose track of not only our budgets but what we really want. Taking the word “wedding” out of most of your searches will not only give you more options but a better variety of prices. This is particularly helpful when you are looking for vendors. Look for non-traditional vendors who are excited to be a unique addition to your event and are willing and motivated to work with you. Never be afraid to negotiate.

drink tables - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

chalkboard wedding signs - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

reception tablescapes - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

Rural California wedding - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

paper goods - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

Rural California wedding - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

wedding signs - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

peach wedding cake - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding

newlyweds dancing - photo by Erica Houck Photography http://ruffledblog.com/rural-california-wedding


View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Location: Sanger, CA / Photographer: Erica Houck Photography / Venue: Private Residence / Wedding Dress: White by Vera Wang / Caterer: Ortega’s Taqueria / Bakery: Shey’s Sweets / DJ: Expo Party Rentals / Tent: Tent City Canvas House

NotWedding Denver

We love seeing The NotWedding head to new cities, and just recently the event found itself in Colorado for its first NotWedding Denver. Talented wedding venues galore came out to put together a styled faux wedding with a dip-dyed theme, which may just be one of our favorite trends right now! Let’s take a look at what came together, shall we?

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

groom boutonnieres - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

striped place settings - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

reception tablescapes - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Our Love is Loud http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

Photos above by Our Love is Loud


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wedding invitations - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

tie dyed wedding ideas - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

bridesmaid dresses - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

spring wedding bouquet - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

wedding receptions - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

wedding signs - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

reception tables - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Green Blossom Photography http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

Photos above by Green Blossom Photography


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NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

watercolor tablecloths - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

wedding ceremony - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver ceremony - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

graphic wedding receptions - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

tablescape ideas - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

NotWedding Denver - photo by Jackie Cooper Photo http://ruffledblog.com/notwedding-denver

Photos above by Jackie Cooper Photo


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Don’t miss the peek from White Robin Pictures:

Location: Denver, CO / Photographers: Green Blossom Photography, Jackie Cooper Photo, and Our Love Is Loud / Day-Of Coordination: Hourglass Productions Denver / Floral + Event Design (Head Table): Good Ol’-Fashioned Party / Floral + Event Design (Ceremony Design + Tables 2, 4, 6): Hey! Party Collective / Floral + Event Design (Bridal Party Flowers + Tables 1, 3, 5, 7): The Ruffly Rose / Venue: McNichols Building at Civic Center / Wedding Dress: a&be bridal shop / Bridal Accessories: Nerida Mason Australia / Jewelry: Swoon Jewelry Studios / Hair: Hayley Styles / Makeup: Alli B – Makeup Artist, LLC / Nail Services: Pretty ‘Round the City / Laser Skin Care: American Laser Skincare / Caterer: Foodie Call Catering / Wedding Cake: Yours Truly Cupcake / Dessert Bar: Sweet As Pie Bakery / Entertainment: Ignight Entertainment / Photo Booth: Center Stage Photo Booth / Vintage Rentals: Good Ol’-Fashioned Party / Wedding Hangers: First Comes Love / Nanny Service: The Nanny Brigade / Stationery (Invitations + Programs): Whimsy Design Studio / Stationery (Invitations + Paper Accents): Anthologie Press / Signage: host & toast / Videographer: White Robin Pictures / Wedding Website Builder: Squarespace / National Travel Vendor: Bliss by Luxury Concierge Travel / National Linen Vendor: LinenTablecloth / National Sparkling Wine Sponsor: Ferrari / Media Partners: flower Magazine, The Knot, Rocky Mountain Bride, Denver Life Weddings, COUTUREcolorado, and MyWedding






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Victoria KyriaKides Fall 2015 Collection

If attention to detail, intricate beading and lacework, and structured yet feminine silhouettes make your heart skip a beat, then Victoria KyriaKides‘s Fall 2015 Bridal Collection is exactly what you need today. Let us know in the comments which is your favorite!

Victoria KyriaKides Fall 2015 Collection

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