Bride Becky has been a long time reader and sent over her wedding to share in its full glory. She and her husband Peter wanted an industrial glam soiree, and believe it or not, she handmade many of the details shown below. Thanks Becky + Peter and Kallima Photography for the gorgeous images!

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From the bride, Becky: We really tried to approach the entire wedding with a relaxed elegance style and feel. Our desire was for guests to feel comfortable, but also treated to a fun evening of music and food.

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We always laugh because for years my family watched the movie, “Father of the Bride,” and each and every time my father would agree with Mr. Banks about the idea of crepe paper and balloons. Of course, that was the early 90’s and crepe paper and balloons are sooo much cooler now. Nevertheless, I didn’t want a crepe paper and balloons kinds of wedding.

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We saved money buying wedding items such as the floral vases online from other brides, making most of our ceremony decor, buying a dress from a large producer, buying the groom’s tux from Rue La La. We splurged, and when I say splurged I mean, paid industry standard prices, but was still expensive to us on rentals, flowers, photography, and printed panels for our ceremony of the wedding invitation without the words. Despite the costs, these are things I wouldn’t go back and change because they proved to be good decisions. It is so very important to work with reputable people, because their reputation usually precedes them and you want to work with them.

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Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? We are all trying to save money, but unforunately, sometimes the old adage, “you get what you pay for” applies. Hire trustworthy, reputable, and people you generally like as vendors. For example, Ben and Rebekah Hood of Kallima Photography exceeded our expectations and we beyond thrilled with our pictures.

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View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Music:
First Dance: “You Send Me,” Sam Cooke

Wedding Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL / Wedding Photographer: Bek and Ben of Kallima Photography / Wedding Venue: Nocatee / Event Design: Bride and family / Wedding Flowers: Floriade Florist / Wedding Dress: White by Vera Wang / Bride’s Necklace: Neiman Marcus / Bride’s Shoes: Michael Kors / Bride’s Belt: White by Vera Wang / Bridesmaid’s Dress: BCBG / Wedding Caterer: Friends of bride’s family / Wedding Cake: Sweet Pete / Wedding Invitations: Radworks Reception / Transportation: East Coast Transportation

  • The bright colors against the black looks very elegant! I also really like that you wore a blush dress, since those are becoming more the style now!

  • Wow wow wow. Love everything about this wedding! The feel is so classic and yet, the bride is SO uniquely cool in her approach to the big day! BEAUTIFUL work you guys!

  • Wow! Love every little detail.. gorgeous, stylish and unique.

  • What I loved most about this wedding was the way that their family pulled together to make this happen. It was such an honor to be there to capture such an amazing wedding.

  • Beautiful wedding. Love the outdoor setting, it’s gorgeous! All the best to the newlyweds.

  • love her blush pink gown. also love their first dance song choice!

  • Wow this is so stunning – love everything about this!!
    Beautiful dress!

  • Gorgeous wedding and photographs here. Looks like such a beautiful wedding to photograph.

  • Glamorous wedding. Gorgeous couple. Extraordinary wedding venue.

  • I love that this wedding is classic and modern at the same time. The photos are amazing :)

  • Absolutely amazing pictures and concept! Who ever planned it should win an award. Really, drop dead gorgeous wedding and best wishes to the happy couple!

  • LOVING this whole wedding, but really loving the menu. Can someone tell me where the stand came from?

  • Jessica

    What rental company did you go with? Did you hire a coordinator? I love the film playing behind the dance floor. What film was playing? And the band was so glamorous! Who were they?

  • I just love all images sharing by @Kallima Photography, really I liked the wedding gallery. For this couple I have a office! If they will go any where in Florida, i will hire a car rental from my company BTS Limo.