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Vintage 1930’s Wedding

Vintage Weddings

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Be ready to be charmed, as this gem shot by Nickel Images will entrance you into wedding mode in such a loving and relaxed way. Lucy and Bret met at a dancing ballroom, so it was only fitting they would choose a 1930s Jazz theme as the base for their wedding vision. This Seattle couple shares a love for vintage fashion, which is clearly shown below in the most scrumptious way! View all details in the gallery.

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Nickel Images will entrance you into wedding mode in such a loving and relaxed way. Lucy and Bret met at a dancing ballroom, so it was only fitting they would choose a 1930s Jazz theme as the base for their wedding vision. This Seattle couple shares a love for vintage fashion, which is clearly shown below in the most scrumptious way! View all images from this wedding in the gallery

From Nickel Images: I am so in love with this wedding. It oozes these two people’s personalities perfectly. Lucy and Bret met swing dancing a few years ago, and ended up falling in love and eventually, getting married! What I LOVE is that Bret fully embraces vintage, and does so in a stylish, classic way. Just look at his details. Lucy found her vintage 1930’s gown at a boutique in Seattle, along with her sisters 1950’s dress and her mother’s 1930’s gown. Lucy’s veil was also made from vintage and re-purposed netting and embellishments.

For the wedding, they combined all sort of elements to create their perfect centerpieces. Lucy and her mom crochet the red doilies, the wood was from her mom’s house, the touches of cotton were from Bret’s grandparents cotton farm, and the couple even reused wine bottles as vases (they cut the tops off).

Other noteworthy details were the flags for the ceremony. The venue is located right in a flight path, so in order to embrace the airplanes that flew by (about 1 a minute), Bret and Lucy gave their guests flags to wave as they went by. Talk about a great comedic relief during the ceremony.

The Reception was full of dancing (with a live jazz band!), the cake was made by a friend, and in the end, it was a beautiful reflection of what makes these two complete.

Wedding Vendors and Venue (Seattle, Washington):

Venue: Georgetown Ballroom / Photography: Nickel Images / Event Coordination: The Invisible Hostess / Caterer: Via Tribunali / Band: Holotradband / Vintage Wedding Dress: Pretty Parlor / Bridesmaid dress: Vintage / Transportation: British Motor Coach / Flowers, hair, make up, veil, cake, officiant: Friends and family of the couple.

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Notedoccasions offers unique custom wedding invitations, with designs for every type of wedding- rustic chic, country weddings, boho chic weddings, outdoor weddings and whimsical vintage weddings alike.

As a graphic designer, I believe that great graphic design is in the details {read: spending lots of time at the computer looking at pixels.} If you dont know what a pixel is- congratulations- because that’s why graphic designer types exist! {to save your eyesight} Really, though-design is more than matching colors and picking pretty fonts {but I do have major love for fonts} – it’s about conveying your message to the world with a swirl, a flourish, a dot, a pattern- whatever it takes to creatively encompass your clients vision and send that vision out into the world with impact.

That’s what I try to do. EMPHASIS on TRY. I adore designing and am currently the owner of NOTEDOCCASIONS.COM , an online site catering to everyone who loves having a party. And who doesn’t because as I see it, life’s a party!

Custom invitation design requests are always welcome – we welcome the opportunity to make your event absolutely perfect!

Sandy Buckley, NotedOccasions

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DIY Montana Wedding

Real Weddings, Rustic Weddings

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Rachel and Brian created a beautiful soiree set in the picturesque Montana mountains. Just about everything was handmade by the bride during a very short period – one month planning their wedding which even included making her own wedding dress. Captured by Rachel Nickel of Nickel Images who sent over this wedding. Brace yourself for an intensive DIY session!

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From the bride, Rachel: Brian and I planned our wedding in a month! I don’t think anyone was too surprised because we are known for being sporadic and adventurous. Our vision for the wedding was to make it inspirational, meaningful and different. We love nature and are very outdoorsy so we wanted that to be a key element. We also wanted our friends and family to feel special and valued and incorporated that into our wedding. I’m a huge fan of all things vintage and Do It Yourself so I wanted that to be a key element as well.

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We were vintage farm and nature inspired. Our colors were blue, peach, yellow, green and brown. Our DiY projects were almost everything. Decorations, food, invitations, flower girl dresses, bridesmaid bracelets, my wedding dress and flowers.

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Advice for brides planning their wedding now: Stay true to what’s important. What was important to us was our friends and family celebrating our marriage everything else was less important. Since we planned a wedding in a month there were definitely times I was overwhelmed and stressed and times I thought things were less than perfect but then I realized all that stuff didn’t even matter. The day’s perfect even if everything else is imperfect because you are marrying the man of your dreams. What’s more perfect than that?

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Wedding Vendors (Whitefish, Montana):

Ceremony and reception location(s): Private residence / Wedding planner or event designer: Rae Clausen / Florist: DIY by bride’s sister, purchased from Eldens Gardens Dahlias / Photographer: Nickel Images via Two Bright Lights / Wedding Dress, Veil, Shoes and other accessories: Vintage + upcycled / Bridesmaid Dresses: Nordstrom / Caterer: DIY by family / Wedding Cake: Groom’s mother and aunt / Wedding invitations: DIY

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Simply K Studios

Simply K Studios is a connecticut-based, award-winning photography company serving New England and worldwide destinations. These Connecticut wedding photographers photograph engagement sessions, boudoir sessions, and weddings.

We love lots of emotion – the laughs, the smiles, and the happy tears. Beautiful light, stunning details, and approaching every wedding differently so that we can create a unique set of images for each couple.

From the photographers:
It’s about you, and the way we see you. The way we see the two of you and everything you love.

Your style, your family, your friends, your personality, and your laughter.

It’s about the moment you first step into your gown.

The realization that it’s finally your wedding day.

The deep breath you take before you see each other. It’s about the promise you make.

It’s about your details. The celebration.

And we want to photograph it. We want to create a set of authentic, timeless, and modern photos. We want to create your heirloom album.

It’s about your love story.

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