Make sure your pinning buttons are at the ready, because this wedding event is sure to inspire you beyond your wildest imagination! Rustic White Photography participated in the The NotWedding Atlanta event, one touted as a “fake wedding to inspire real brides.” If you’re in the San Diego area, be sure to sign up for your tickets to the March 27th show now and tomorrow if you’re in Orlando!


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From the photographers, Rustic White Photography: From time to time we’re asked if we have ever done Bridal Shows. We’re certainly not against them, but we have never found one that really appealed to us. Now after participating in The NotWedding I don’t see how we ever could. The NotWedding isn’t a bridal show… it’s a party. Well really it’s a fake wedding to inspire real brides, which in many ways makes it a party. Complete with a ceremony, dinner, and dance party reception The NotWedding brings together hand-selected vendors to perform their services exactly as they would at a real wedding. Now instead of rolling through aisle after aisle at a bridal show guests get to taste the cake, hear the music and watch the vendors in action. We were excited when we were asked to be a part of this year’s The NotWedding, and after working with the gorgeous couple Tinika and Ronnel for their engagement session we were excited to see what The NotWedding day would bring. It’s safe to say it brought a lot.


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Participating Wedding Vendors (Atlanta, GA):

Wedding Venue: Ambient + Studio / Wedding Photographer: Ian Bicknell Photography (Bridal Portraits), Rustic White Photography (Engagement Session + all images above), and Sarah Esther Photography (Rehearsal Dinner) / Wedding Dress: Laurel and Fife / Bridal Accessories: Fine and Fleurie / Bridesmaids’ Attire: CORE Bridesmaid Couture / Event Coordination and Registration Area Design: Signature Weddings and Events / Stage Design: Ashley Pepitone Design / Event Design: Atlanta Event Studio, Nikki’s Event Planning, Buzzy Craftery / Wedding Flowers: Gertie Mae’s Floral Studio and Juli Vaughn Designs / Invitations: Miss Wyolene and Julia’s Poppies / Menus: Studio Four Three / Wedding Caterer: Sun in my Belly / Wedding Cake: B. Sweet Cake Boutique / Chocolate Fountain and Candy Bar: Oakwood Occasions / Bartending and Signature Cocktails: The Perfect Bartender / Chair Rentals: Goodwin Events / Vintage Rentals and Lounge Area Design: Four Inch Fold / Sign Paper Goods: Honey Bee Invites / Printed Banners: Liddabits / Handheld Signs: Miss Wyolene / Hair and Makeup: Raney O’Keefe / Media Sponsor: Occasions Magazine / Photobooth: The Majestic Photobooth Co. / Videobooth: The GuestBox / Videographer: White Dress Media / Registry: Bloomingdale’s Lenox Square / Travel Agency: Columbus Travel / Entertainment: A-Town A-List / DJ: DJ Josh Whitlock / Ceremony Music: Emily Hearn

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Comments (11):

  • Bailey on December 12, 2014

    I would love to get a hold of the vows shared between this couple... Does anyone have TInika's part "DO you take this man just as he is, to auction your heart for the purchase of his..." I have Ronnel's vow, if anyone has this or knows how I can find it PLEASE let me know, I would love to incorporate this in to my own wedding! Thank you!!
  • Sandra (Simply Peachy) on October 7, 2012

    LOVE this! Love all the colours!
  • Liz on April 3, 2012

    Love Miss Wyolene!
  • Kris on March 15, 2012

    I CANNOT wait to attend the Not Wedding in San Diego on the 27th of this month. It looks amazing!
  • Calie Rose on March 15, 2012

    Love the coral color and those bottles in the different hues with candles...lovely!
  • sara tran on March 15, 2012

    i love the concept of this NOT wedding. its beautiful. so clever
  • queenofcuffs on March 15, 2012

    Fantastic event idea! I love the beautiful colour touch at waist - and that lovely lace cap - wow!
  • Clayton - Hot Chocolates on March 15, 2012

    SoOme great ideas here... love the speciality touch :) oxox
  • Ashley Pepitone on March 14, 2012

    What an amazing treat to be featured on one of my very favorite blogs! Thank you so much to Ruffled and Rustic White!
  • Allie@HoneyBeeInvites on March 14, 2012

    The NotWedding is a truly amazing event! I would recommend that all brides-to-be should go! Not only will you get a ton of info- but you will definitely have a blast!!!
  • Bekah on March 14, 2012

    The NotWedding is such a FABULOUS event and I had so much fun there with the guests and vendors...and Rustic White captured everything with such clarity and creativity! Thanks for the shout-out, Ruffled blog!

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