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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
Editors' Pick!
Wedding date: 10/13/2013
Wedding location:  California
The Barn
The barn was a main focal point for the event. Just outside was the dance floor and bar and served as a weather shelter for the weary.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Stationary Suite
Hand written and designed cards and envelopes
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
Bridal Shoes
Brown leather shoes
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Cake
Cake baked by local Gayles Bakery, cake topper from Etsy
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Vendor:  Gayles Bakery
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Ceremony
Set in the surrounding hills of the venue, the bride and groom wanted to be near the forest to accompany their woodland theme.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Farm Kids
These cuties were the farm pets and greeted guests as they walked from the parking lot to the ceremony location
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Reception Decor
Rustic Farm tables were topped with ivory table runners, unique mismatched china and terrariums handcrafted by the Bride. Centerpiece flowers were purchased from a local farmers market the day prior.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Reception
Grouped in a half-round formation, the tables circled around the bride and groom for optimal viewing potential.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Bouquet
Handcrafted by the Mother of the Bride and friends, this gem was rustic and free spirited, just like the bride.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Girls
The bridesmaids were dressed in the same taupe dresses, but all expressed their individual personalities by choosing their shoes.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Bride
You would never know that she had to purchase the dress a week prior to the wedding as the original never got ordered - this dress was made to fit her.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
Infectious Joy
Under the wooden arch built by the groom himself, the bride and grooms hare a silly moment of laughter and excitement together.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Wedding Favors
Being both Alaskan fishermen, the Bride and groom caught, canned and ate salmon that they caught the summer prior to their wedding. They also hand drew the labels for the favors.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Toast
Fellow fisherman of the Groom makes a toast to the newlyweds telling fisherman tales.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Bride and her Bouquet
A classic representation of a few moments of peace and calm before the ceremony. Pure and utter beauty.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Recessional
Newlyweds for the first time can't help but show excitement.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Dapper Groom
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Bar
Brother and Best Man to the Groom, home brewed beer to be served at the wedding and built the custom bar. Little Red Van Ale is named after the Bride and Groom's red Volkswagen van and getaway car.
Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
Reception Candid
Casual and cozy, the Bride and Groom chose to sit alongside their best friends for the reception.
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Nelly & Michael's Rustic Woodland Wedding
The Getaway
The final moments before the Bride and Groom escaped to the Little Red Volkswagen Van

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Comments: 2
by Debbie Holzmacher
12/31/2013
Loved, loved, loved EVERY single one of these. So creative and fit to the bride and grooms likes and life style. Thanks for sharing for those oof us who couldn't be there!!!!!
by Sm
12/29/2013
Beautiful memories from an amazingly beautiful and special day