A Vintage Outdoor Wedding in Raleigh, NC

The Bride Brandi Ledesma, 28, an accreditation coordinator at Council on Accreditation and a part-time MSW student at Columbia University The Groom Ch

The Bride Brandi Ledesma, 28, an accreditation coordinator at Council on Accreditation and a part-time MSW student at Columbia University The Groom Chris Burney, 29, a freelance television editor The Date October 2 The bride put her crafting skills and love of all things vintage to work, stocking up on vintage textiles, jars and makeup cases. Though the couple didn’t stick to a strict palette, blue, yellow and gray ended up dominating the look.

The wedding details were printed on natural kraft stock in black ink and had asymmetrical hearts cut out of the bottom of each card.
In lieu of a traditional wedding cake, Brandi and Chris offered guests an assortment of tasty cupcakes.
A blog photo inspired Brandi’s bouquet of yellow and white gerbera daisies, ranunculus, white Montecasino and craspedia.
Brandi found a large, vintage makeup case to use as a card box. It was displayed on a table with coordinating antique elements.
Gray, handmade cones filled with yellow roses hung from the white picket fence of the Haywood Hall Museum House with pastel blue ribbon.
The couple used blue, yellow, cream and gray tags for their escort cards. They hand-stamped each tag-style escort card in typewriter-style letters and hung them on a piece of twine with clothespins.