Real Wedding: Gracie + Dave’s Vintage Picnic Wedding

I just love how fun, happy + colorful this wedding is – and the fact that Gracie had a bunch of butterflies in her hair!!! Gracie told me she wanted a vintage picnic theme for her wedding. Her favorite moments of the day were: seeing all the colors, the cupcake eating, ribbon altar, and just knowing that everyone had fun. :) Congrats to Gracie + Dave!

colorful wedding dress

rainbow bridesmaids dresses

butterfly wedding headpiece

wedding ceremony outdoor

groomsmen in hats

fun colorful bridal party

bride with butterfly headpiece

picnic wedding reception

wedding favors

wedding painting at reception

bride with butterflies in hair

Any advice for those planning now? Personalization is best! Make sure not to accept tradition for tradition sake. Make new ones!

Photography: Photographs by Anjuli
Venue: Lake Poway Park, Poway CA
Wedding Dress: Customization by Sara Lighthall
Hair and Makeup: Gretchen Phillips gretchenphillips{at}me[dot]com
Shoes: Born brand shoes that bride added color to. Guys had white converse chuck taylors.
Bridesmaid Dress: David’s bridal (Cotton Sateen Strapless with Ruching and Pockets Style 83312) with sashes added by the bride
Hairpieces and fabric corsages: Erika Kirkland erika{at}mattkirkland[dot]com
Groom Suit: Sara Lighthall
Cinematography: Rendezvous Video Productions – 619.447.9317
Event Planner: Alyssa Lockner of Fresh Events
Floral Design: Erika Kirkland
Invitations: Paperless Post
Cake: Coronado Cupcakery – Black Bottom Betty Cupcakes (the best cupcake flavor ever!)
Band: Gato Papacitos

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  1. Adore this wedding – super jealous!!!

  2. OH EMMM JEEE!!! This is the meaning of wonderful The ribbons, the butterflies in the hair, the white non-white dress… oh the list could go on why this rocks faces off! LoVE!!!

  3. I love this wedding! The colors, the butterflies, the shoes… what fun!

  4. love love the brightness! her gown is so unique too!

  5. Amazing photographs! What a beautiful wedding, so many fun colors!

  6. Such a fun vintage style wedding! I love Anjuli’s photography! Great wedding!

  7. What a fun wedding Anjuli captured the joy and delight of colors that thrill Grace. I found myself smiling. I love the line of men showing of their colored shoe strings- they clearly had fun too! Anjuli, you were the right photographer for this amazing wedding! You saw through the eyes of Grace and Dave. You shared their love of life and each other. I know them, and celebrate their love, even though I have never met. What a gift! Thanks for letting me enjoy their love!

  8. That is so adorable! I love the colors! And the butterflies in her hair! And the ribbons on the back of her dress!

  9. Love this wedding…so FUN! The colors are amazing.

  10. Truly fantastic atmosphere. So familiar. The traditional dresses give this party an old-time fashion style. I think vintage style weddings look so stylish. Maybe in the future this trend will take place in Italy too. Weddings in Italy are a bit more traditional looking.

  11. This wedding makes me want to know the bride and groom! They seem like those really fun people to be around. What an awesome wedding!

  12. Fantastic!! I love love love this wedding!

  13. Such a fun wedding! I love the look in the grooms eyes when they are all showing their converse shoes. great pictures :)

  14. Oh my gosh I LOVE this wedding! So, so fun. Happy weekend!

  15. What a unique and fun wedding! So colorful and whimsical. The photographs are BEAUTIFUL!


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