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All lovely photos from this feature shot by Rachael Grace Photography.

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Cross Creek Ranch Wedding

Rustic Weddings

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This wedding from Shipra Panosian is just one of those that makes us immediately happy. With a fun-loving bride and groom, endless feminine touches and personal details, this wedding day is the perfect mix! Be sure to check out their wedding cake — it’s a definite favorite of ours!


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From the bride, Lauren: Since Jon and I can be a bit, let’s say “quirky”, we knew we didn’t want to be too traditional in planning our wedding. We really wanted a rustic, vintage feel, but also to have fun. We wanted our guests to have a total blast at our wedding and be something that they could remember forever along with us. Moments of silliness were definitely a necessity to tie in with everything to help us relax and enjoy the entire evening.


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Adjectives to describe our wedding would include silly, romantic, rustic, and FUN. We didn’t really have a set color palette, but we tried to stay within a mix of spring pastels with pops of bright color for contrast. I would say about 75% of our wedding was DIY. From the invitations, programs, guest book, cake topper, place cards, wedding jam favors…I could probably keep going… we wanted everything to be very personalized. It was also great having a 13 month engagement in order to take our time with all of the projects, and thanks to the ranch, the rest of that 25% was taken care of by them and their wonderful staff.


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Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? Don’t stress – just have fun!


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Wedding Music:
Bride’s Processional: “Can You Feel The Love Tonight”
Recessional: Indiana Jones Theme Song
First Dance: “Cosmic Love,” Florence and the Machine

Wedding Location: Dover, FL / Wedding Venue: Cross Creek Ranch / Wedding Photographer: Shipra Panosian / Wedding Flowers: Alta Fleura / Wedding Dress: Pronovias / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J. Crew / Makeup Artist: Collective Creations / DJ: Harmonic Events / Wedding Caterer: Affairs to Remember Tampa / Wedding Cake: Alessi Bakeries

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Weddings are as much about the couples as they are about the families. An homage to them is only natural as you welcome new family members, and using family heirlooms is one of our favorite ways to honor them. So once these gorgeous images by Laura Murray styled by Jessica of A Vintage Affair Rentals fell on our laps, we were in love. And with dream flowers by Pink Posey Design, how could we not?

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From the event stylist, Jessica of A Vintage Affair Rentals: The theme was antique sophistication and our color palette was deep, rich colors – wild raspberry, fern green, and dark plum. We played a bit with global pieces, tying in a love story. The candlesticks were my husband’s grandfather’s. He picked them up in England when he was stationed over there during WWII. Near the end of the war, he sent them back to the States to his wife, with a love note saying he heard new that the war was close to an end… and to save the candlesticks for their first meal back home together.

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The calligraphy envelopes play into that story – and is also reflected in the hand drawn details of the cake. The carved wooden trays were purchased in Italy 60 years ago by my husband’s grandmother. The dress is a Claire Pettibone piece from Little White Dress with French lace accents. The vintage cameo ring is meant to compliment the oval shapes in the dress. The cake backdrop was made with old book pages and vintage vanity mirror trays.


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Shoot Location: Denver, CO / Venue Location: The Lumber Baron / Event Design, Coordination, and Decor: A Vintage Affair Rentals / Wedding Photographer: Laura Murray Photography / Wedding Flowers: Pink Posey Design / Calligraphy: Laura Condouris / Wedding Dress: Claire Pettibone via Little White Dress / Hair: Alex Sternberg / Makeup: Kelsey Zabawa / Ring: Beaulies Lost and Found / Groom’s Tux: BLACK by Vera Wang / Bow Tie: Black Ruffle Brigade / Wedding Cake: Three Little Blackbirds / Models: Diandra Reed and Cameron Wilson