Outdoor Wedding

April 27

A Canadian Mountain Wedding at The Fairmont

Today, we are so thrilled to be sharing this epic Canadian wedding with you all. Jenny and Josh were married at the top of Whistler, in Roundhouse Lodge.This mountain wedding will make you swoon!

They got ready at The Fairmont Chateau Whistler, and had their first look out in the gardens at the base of Whistler Mountain. They went to Rainbow Lake for their portrait session, because it’s one of the best locations to get a full view of the mountain landscape. Jenny had a long, pink veil which added a special touch to her attire! Their ceremony was outdoors, on the patio of Roundhouse Lodge, and they had a live performer sing music while they walked down the aisle together.

Everyone headed down the gondola to their reception at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre, in Whistler. Their reception was in a round room in the cultural centre. Josh is an RCMP so he dressed in uniform for their first dance, where they also had a live band, Soul Stream, singing up a storm and keeping the dance floor full all night.This sweet couple planned a fabulous, fun party!

Photography Credit: Will Pursell Photography

bride and groom exchanging vows under floral arch

bride and groom's facial expressions after they said I DO

smiling bride and groom on a mountain top

gondola ride

bride and groom holding each other on a lake

canadian trooper cake pops

canadian trooper dancing with bride

sunllight streaming through a first dance between husband and wife

spring reception table decor ideas

steak dinner

pretty spring cake with white frosting

J marquee letters sign

Vendors

Ceremony: The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Catering Company: Whistler Cooks
Reception: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Center
Florist: Celsia Floral
Musicians:Colin Bullock
Heirlooms and extras: Noon Creative
Band:Soulstream Band
Wedding Cake: Sugar Momma Pastries

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April 20

Vintage Purple Outdoor Wedding in B.C.

Today, we are falling head over heels for Tess and Ed’s stunning outdoor wedding. Nestled within the mountains of British Columbia, this serene lakeside setting is a bit of heaven on earth.

Their intimate evening wedding incorporated only their closest friends and family. They also made sure to include an array of thoughtful details in their wedding decor, and even had an adorable vintage theme that set the tone for their big day. We are swooning over the various purple, teal, and creamy white hues displayed within their theme. Everything about Tess and Ed’s special day feels so romantic. We are loving these colors for spring! They used our wedding invitations to match their elegant vintage vision.

You can tell from the wonderful wedding photography, just how much this family loves one another. Their wedding toasts were all filled with so much laughter and sweet tears. This joyful bunch capped off the night with their favorite Dairy Queen ice cream cake, and enjoyed each others company until the early morning.

Photography Credit: Barnett Photography

blonde woman getting vintage bridal makeup done for wedding

blonde bride getting her bridal makeup done

vintage wedding rentals for a ceremony

cello player at a wedding

mom and dad walking their daughter to wedding ceremony

sunny outdoor spring wedding

bride and groom under a floral arch

bride and groom kissing at outdoor purple wedding

newly married couple kissing at a mountain winery

bride in white gown dancing through a field

bride and groom hugging under a tree

outdoor wedding reception with a tent

purple theme wedding party pictures

people talking at a wedding reception

blue vintage wedding reception tablescape

bride and groom eating dinner together at outdoor reception

chicken apps for a wedding

mom making a wedding toast joke

bride and groom laughing together

wedding guests laughing during a toast

bride with her purple theme bridesmaid dress

bride and groom giving a toast to wedding guests

Vendors

Venue: Painted Rock Estate Winery
Wedding Decor: Vintage Origami Wedding Decor
Gown: Hayley Paige
Bridal Shop: Delica Bridal Edmonton
Pastor: Phil Kniesel of Edmonton
Food: Joy Road
Wedding Cake: Dairy Queen
Florist: DIY by Tess + Kaleigh
Live Music: Yanti
Bridal Makeup: Jenny Mckinney Makeup Artistry
Hair Stylist: Katie Corneille
Tent Rentals: Westminster Party + Tent Rentals
Videography: Virtu Media

 

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April 19

Spring Lavender Wedding Theme Ideas

Lavender flowers, rustic hues and earthy scents set the tone for a romantic, rustic wedding—it’s no wonder lavender is such a trend. You can’t go wrong with flower cake decorations, lavender-inspired cocktails and chiffon dresses. It’s a natural look that’s perfect to mark the beginning of your lives together.

lavender-wedding-theme-ideasPhoto Source: Cake | Groom | Chair Décor | Lavender Cocktail | Vintage Chair | Bridesmaids

Nothing pairs more beautifully than olive branches and lavender. Just look at this cake dressed from head to toe in flowers and greenery—it doesn’t take much to create a stunning cake.

When lavender’s your theme, you have endless possibilities incorporating it as your color, scent, flower and flavor. How about a Lavender Honey Cream cocktail to start?

Furnish your day with decor that enhances the look and feel of you day, like this vintage lavender-colored chair. Not only are you adding style to your venue, but you’re also creating space where guests can socialize and enjoy the ambiance.

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Wedding Invitation Design: Watercolor Bouquet. View our entire Wedding Invitation Collection, here.

Which invitation shows off a romantic, rustic and beautiful wedding? There are so many to choose from, but we absolutely love this watercolor design with its soft colors. Let your invitation inspire how you decorate your wedding day.

Lavender is the color (and flower) that makes this rustic, lavender theme work. From bridesmaid dresses to the lavender bouquets, add elements to your big day that sets the mood and creates an unforgettable day.

 

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April 7

Cool Toned Outdoor Wedding Inspiration

Today, we are thrilled to share this outdoor wedding inspiration with you. These newlywed’s big day incorporated cool tones like greens and blues, along with gorgeous bouquets and boutonnieres. The outdoor location took advantage of the green landscape that nearly melted into every photograph captured by Eileen K Photography. How cute are the personalized bride and groom koozies for the reception? Scroll right on through so you don’t miss a thing from this outdoor wedding.

From the Photographer…

Mallory and Bryan’s wedding was nearly all DIY. The bouquets and boutonnieres were put together by the bride and her family, table center pieces had flowers from the Mother of the Brides’ garden, the brides dress was second hand and all the bridesmaids wore unique dresses.

bride putting her earrings on on her wedding day

bridesmaids in dark colors helping bride put her wedding dress on

groom neck down with green tie

groom in the middle of his groomsmen with his hands in his pockets

groom with his groomsmen posing for photos on the grass

groom with his groomsmen hands crossed wearing sunglasses

bride with her bridesmaids in a line holding white bouquets

bride in the middle with bridesmaids surrounding her holding white bouquets

bride holding bouquets and smiling with her bridesmaids on the grass

wedding party on the grass in front of a tree

wedding party along with mom and dad taking photos on the grass

bride and groom hand in hand walking together

bride and groom holding eachother and bride holding the white bouquet among the green grass

bride and groom holding hands and looking at each other standing in front of a bridge on the grass

bride and groom taking photos in front of a river

bride and groom waist down showing off wedding dress and bouquet in the grass

bride and groom walking away on pavement towards wedding ceremony

bride and groom walking over rusted bridge

dad opening the door that the bride is walking through to her outdoor wedding

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groom in green tie waiting for his bride at the end of the aisle

bride and groom holding hands at the end of the aisle outdoors

bride and grooms first kiss at their outdoor wedding

bride and groom pulling on a tie standing at the end of the aisle at outdoor wedding

bride and groom walking out of the wedding ceremony

wedding reception location big white and green house

black and white bride and groom koozies

customized wedding koozies in wooden basket on the tablel

wedding reception with red chairs and blue table settings

bride and groom table setting at wedding reception

dark blue themed wedding reception table with green flowers and blue settings

up close of green floral table centerpieces

bride and groom at their table during wedding reception talking with friends

bride and grooms first dance on parkay flooring

bride crying during a dance with her father

guests at wedding reception in a grand building with wooden beams

groom dipping bride for a photo outside of the wedding reception


Vendors

Photographer: Eileen K Photography // Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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March 29

Soft Pink and Blue Wedding Theme Ideas

Spring is in the air. Today’s light aqua and mint wedding inspiration uses everything we love about springtime: fresh flowers, flowy bridesmaid dresses, and clean and airy colors. If you’re looking for something that feels fresh and bright, say “I Do” to this flawless pink and blue color palette.

From mint-colored bridal shoes to cascading flowers down a three-tiered cake, pick out the things you love most to add your personal style. What really makes this wedding theme sing? It’s these cool hues paired with peach, blush and cream-colored flowers.

aqua-and-mint-wedding-theme-ideasPhoto Source: Shoes | Bouquet | Groom | Centerpiece | Bridesmaids | Cupcakes | Cake

blue wedding invite
Featured Wedding Invitation: Stately Stardust. See our full Wedding Invitation Collection here.

Flowers are the life of the party and can be used for a pop of color to gray suits, bouquets and desserts. All you’ll need are cute pink and blue cupcakes to decorate your chic dessert bar for a stunning display.

Find an ornate invitation design in aqua that lets your guests think “elegant and bright” for your big day. Add even more color by collecting mint-colored bottles for your centerpieces and dressing the groom with an aqua tie and pocket square.

We know it’s the details that count, so go ahead and add aqua and mint to all the pretty pieces that make up your big spring day!

 

 

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March 25

Rustic Outdoor French Wedding in Spring

Today, we are swooning over this whimsical French wedding, nestled within the countryside. Allison and Robin’s relaxed destination wedding took place at Le Foulon, a chic bed and breakfast located in the heart of Provence.

We love how simple and intimate this destination wedding is. From the boho style wedding dress, elegant flower crown, lanterns and succulents spread across the reception tablescape, and custom rustic menus, we appreciate the charm of these sweet pieces.  Perfect spring temperatures and a sunny afternoon are enough to leave you in a serene daydream. Cheers to delicious food, great wine, and unforgettable friends!

If you are yearning for more stunning pictures of France, make sure to check out Robin and Allison’s epic pre-wedding photos! Who wouldn’t want to spend the day in Nice, walking down romantic old streets and fun chateaus?

 

Photography Credit: Anna Roussos

rustic wooden bedframe

wedding rings laid in lavender flowers

sprigs of lavender in the grass

bride smelling her flower bouquet

butterfly sitting on a wedding bouquet

bride and groom getting married in a forest

bride reading her vows at the ceremony

boho style white wedding dress

bride and groom passionatley kissing at their outdoor ceremony

bohemian bride hugging her groom

chic spring wedding reception tablescape ideas

affordable reception decor for the tablescape

rustic menu on a reception table

cute mr and mrs chair ideas for a sweetheart table

spring wedding bouquet with pink white and mint green flowers

group family picture at an outdoor wedding reception

Vendors

Venue: Le Foulon
Florist: The London Flower House
Wedding Dress: Aidan Mattox
Custom Tux: Raja Fashions
Wedding Rings: Rice Village Diamonds

 

Do you have a Real Wedding or Engagement Submission? We would LOVE to see it! Please see our submission guidelines here and we hope to hear from you!

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