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eclectic wedding on Martha Stewart

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Martha Stewart loved this eclectic wedding!  Chris and Abby personalized so many details, all set against the backdrop of The Plant at Kyle.  Created by Lake | Flato architects, a tribute to Texas shed vernacular.

plexiglass tiara

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Abby made this ceremony backdrop!

Abby came up with a recipe for her decor:
shibori table runners and banners (created by her and friends)
unfinished wood pine planks, like you get at Home Depot
clothesline
plexiglass tiara and cake topper
uncommon color combinations
cement vases
marbelized paper
vintage goblets
vintage metal bowls and trays

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Chris is a game designer and he created a custom playing card deck of the friends and family in attendance.  Gobsmackers!

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Coolest vendors ever:
Boxcar Bandits played Puff the Magic Dragon for Chris’s dance with his mom.
Flowers: Wow Factor Floral
Catering by Urban Cowboy Southern Fusion
Abby’s plexiglass tiara:  Tamar Navama
Chris’s japanese chambray suit:  The Ludlow from the J Crew wedding collection
Abby’s dress:  Yolan Chris
Hair: Katie Kelly
Makeup: Holly at Pearl Salon
Invitations: Haley Winn

Cool things to do at an Indian Fusion wedding

Monday, January 25th, 2016

I always look forward to Indian Fusion weddings.  Snippet & Ink agrees, as they are featuring Shalou and Eric’s fun and colorful wedding today.

groom on white horse during baraat

dholi drummers at indian fusion wedding

Austin's Minor Mishap Marching Band at Indian wedding

It was a 13 hour day, with two ceremonies.  My favorite parts were Eric riding in on a white horse during the baraat.  He totally rocked it as his friends and family danced to dholi drummers and also the Minor Mishap Marching Band.  Great mashup of culture!

Indian ceremony at Four Seasons Austin

Indian wedding with birdcage veil

groom at Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center

vows during the Western Ceremony

Eric sang to Shalou during the second ceremony and then carried her over the threshold after the kiss.

groom carrying bride over threshold

turquoise bridesmaids dress

escort cards at Indian fusion wedding

Eric did the graphic design for the escort cards.  Pollen Floral Art did the beautiful florals.

centerpiece by Pollen Floral Art

Bollywood dance at Austin wedding

Shalou and Eric also taught the bridal party members a Bollywood dance.  So fun to see the surprised looks on everyone’s faces!

a lavender wedding theme

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Vision Events Studio are amazing event stylists and planners in Chicago (one of my favorite cities!), so what a pleasant surprise that they selected one of our images to be part of their feature on wedding centerpieces. If you are looking for lavender wedding ideas without going all out purple, this is a beautiful example! Confession…I had an all purple bedroom when I was in middle school, with the piece de resistance being the tiered ombre lavender to purple bedspread.  A few years I later got rid of everything…except the bedspread!

Thanks to Yasmin of Floral Theory in San Francisco for creating such beautiful flower arrangements for this wedding in California Wine Country.

Lavender Flowers Wedding Centerpiece