A Vibrant Backyard Wedding at a Private Residence in Brooklyn, New York

White spray paint, a bold wedding dress and a little imagination were all Steph Goralnick (35 and a photographer and graphic designer) and Dylan McCullough (43 and a publications editor) needed to pull off the DIY backyard wedding of their dreams alongside 80 guests, who were all asked to wear white for the occasion. Shortly after Steph and Dylan because Mr. and Mrs. in a public park, The PitchBlak Brass Band led a second line parade from the ceremony site to the couple’s recently renovated backyard, where guests noshed on chicken and waffles to the tune of a sentimental soundtrack. “I created a 49-song playlist as a love letter to Steph,” Dylan says of the folk-and-soul-filled surprise. On-demand cappuccinos and espresso shots kept guests caffeinated throughout the night.