An At-Home Wedding in Glencoe, Illinois

Caryn and Leslie brought their vintage backyard day to life with pops of coral and tangerine.

Caryn and Leslie brought their vintage backyard day to life with pops of coral and tangerine.

The groomsmen had small pink rose boutonnieres and wore gray suits accented with pink ties.
The table number cards were placed in between small pink, coral and tangerine rose centerpieces.
Small bunches of bright tangerine, coral and pink flowers in mercury glass vases were placed down the center of the reception tables.
“My look really started with the gown,” Caryn recalls. Inspired by the retro feel of her halter, sheath gown, she chose to accessorize her day-of style with her grandmother’s vintage diamond necklace and pin from the ’50s.
Caryn carried a blush and white bouquet of roses and hydrangea.
The couple's dog, Owen, was the ring bearer and wore a wreath of pink and taupe roses with green hydrangea around his neck.
Pink rose petals lined the aisle and an arch of pink and taupe roses, green hydrangeas and ivy decorated the ceremony altar.
Simple white menus were placed at each guest's seat.
The escort cards were printed in various shades of blush to match the wedding colors. The same wood grain pattern on the invites was carried over.
The couple danced to Saw Red by Sublime's Bradley Nowel and Gwen Stefani. Sublime was a band we both loved in college and the lyrics reminded us of the beginning of our relationship. recalls Caryn.
Caryn's bridesmaids carried bunches of white hydrangea and roses.
French country chairs and wooden farm tables added some rustic flair to the tented reception—a nice contrast to the whimsical glow of the paper lanterns.
The couple had French country chairs for their ceremony, which added a rustic touch.
I am a graphic designer so I was very excited to design the invitations. Caryn says. The letterpressed invites had a wood grain pattern to tie in their outdoor wedding theme. To add a bit of color, the edges were painted coral.