Real Wedding: Melissa + Bryan’s Rad Wedding

Today’s funky + romantic wedding was sent over by the talented Amelia Lyon. I’m a huge fan of Amelia + Justin’s work, so I’m honored to be able to share some of their work today. Melissa + Bryan were married at the beautiful Rancho Las Lomas in Silverado, California. This location has so many great spots for photos! And wait until you see all the amazing tattoos the girls in this wedding are sporting…

rancho_lomas_lyon bride's tattoos

rancho_lomas_lyon black and white groomsmen photo

Melissa’s dress is by Priscilla of Boston, from Saks Fifth Avenue. The gorgeous purple bridesmaid dresses are byMelissa Sweet. Melissa’s hair piece is by the always fab Twigs & Honey.

rancho_lomas_lyon bride and groom solo

rancho_lomas_lyon bride and groom phone booth

rancho_lomas_lyon bride and groom red phone booth

rancho_lomas_lyon ceremony

rancho_lomas_lyon kiss on a swing

rancho_lomas_lyon candles

rancho_lomas_lyon old timey ford

rancho_lomas_lyon rings and a kiss

Gorgeous cake by Melody of the Sweet & Saucy Shop. The cake backdrop, fabric rosettes and dessert labels were done byJoyful Weddings and Events. The sweet banner is byEarmark.

rancho_lomas_lyon tablescape

Photography: Amelia Lyon
Planning: Joyful Weddings and Events
Florist: The Treasured Petal
Videography: Elysium Productions
Catering: 24 Carrots
Hair & Makeup: Nicole DeAnne
DJ: So Cal DJ
Invitations: Ephemera Letterpress
Photobooth: Cheesy Photobooths
Fabric Poppies at each place setting:Supplier

You can see even more from this wedding on Amelia Lyon’s Blog. Also, Melissa has her own blog were she talks about her love for weddings, be sure to check out The Loveliest Day. Thanks Amelia and congrats to Melissa + Bryan!

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  1. I LOVE that she showcased her tattoos and didn't hide them! And that is one gorgeous wedding!

  2. Excellent!! Amazing tattoos, absolutely non conventional and I love that!!

  3. most beautiful tattoos indeed!! melissa is one gorgeous bride and love her blog too!

  4. Incorporating personal style into your special day is what it's all about!

  5. LOVE THE COLORS! Great photos, and beautiful wedding!!

  6. love this! so beautiful amelia! (:

  7. Courtney(joyful wedding events) does such an awesome job always!looks great. Thanks

  8. They are all amazing but I especially love the picture with the rings and the place card wall. I have been working hard to come up with creative place card displays and we have done a few walls, so much fun!

  9. I love the purple accents and the phone booth in the pictures is a fabulous prop!! Kudos to the couple for showcasing their personality :) Congratulations!

  10. wow i think i love everything about this wedding. beautiful.

  11. LOVE a bride with tattoos….ESPECIALLY THE GUNS!!!!! yes!!!!

  12. wow they look great, esp the guys in those sunglasses YUMMY:)

  13. Yay! Thank you so much for featuring this wedding. I love Melissa & Bryan and it was so much fun to work with them. I love when couples really want their personalities to show through on their wedding day and that definitely was true of these two. Thanks for the sweet comment Lane!

  14. This is amazing! One of my favorite wedding ever! Everyone involved in this wedding is so lovely, and it's no wonder since Melissa, the bride herself, is just about the sweetest most stylish person!

  15. Thank you SO very much for featuring our wedding! I love your blog & am totally honored:)

  16. I definitely agree about the tattoos. Beauty comes all kinds of ways and the fact that they all wanted to be themselves is wonderful. Gorgeous photos.

  17. love this wedding, love how Amelia Lyon's work fit so perfectly with the style of the wedding and the couple, and I love Melissa's blog!

  18. I love the juxtaposition of the whole event. We're always excited to hear about new and different weddings. I'm sure the glamour-rock edge of this wedding certainly was unexpected and exciting for their guests!

  19. That picture of the ring bearer, omg so cute! Looks like he walked off a movie set, I love it! Such a magical wedding!

  20. Your phots are great! Best wishes from Poland.

  21. I love the photo of the drinks and the one of them dancing on your blog. Awesome!

  22. I love Melissa & her blog!Their wedding was lovely & full of charming details.. and I love Rancho Las Lomas.. beautiful venue! xo

  23. beautiful bride~ killer wedding~ what about the cake and dessert bar??

  24. i love it! and also she looks so pretty. i can see myself in that wedding dress the look , it wasnt commercial at all. I am glad u featured this one. i have such motivation now to show things like piercings and things.

  25. There are a lot of nice things in this wedding. First of all,the dessert table with all the yummy cupcakes are such a sweet delight.Then the wedding cake looks so regal,elegant and delectable.Last but not the least, oh the tattoos are all so artistic and it's very interesting to see a bride that has lots of tattoos, even the bridesmaids have one too!

  26. Do you REALIZE how AMAZING you look, Melissa? Because you look amazing. Every time I see your wedding on another blog, I freak out over it. YOU LOOK FREAKING PHENOMENAL. AND THE WEDDING RULES. Aaaahhhhhh I love you and your tatts. And I’ve fallen in love with your wedding all over again!!!!!

  27. Ok so I was just feeling very proud of my friends work on your site (Mel from Fresh in Love and Feather & Stone) and then I saw your wedding photos!!! I remember seeing them on Amelia Lyon’s site and thinking wow wow wow, why can’t I photograph cool people like that? haha. absolutely gorgeous. thank you for sharing :)

  28. Melissa is absolutely beautiful! I love the images…especially the hot phone booth images. OMG gorgeous! I will say it again Melissa looks amazing.

  29. I absolutely love this wedding….Everything about it screams my style….From the colors to the amazing tattoos…I love it! The photography is great as well. Everything is amazing, I hope I look half as good as her in my dress ^_^

  30. Ooohhh I remember seeing this on Amelia’s website and falling head over heels! This wedding was too kool for skool. Lovely wedding and LOVELY girl :)

  31. I must know the typefaces used for her STATIONERY……

  32. Got it! Tahnsk a lot again for helping me out!

  33. Gorgeousness! Melissa – where did you get the pretty votives with “lace” paper around them??

  34. I love this wedding ! It was so nicely done ! Any idea where he got his tie ? My husband loves it and wants it for our wedding in september :)

  35. wow, amazing wedding. love the photography and all the cakes, yummy. x

  36. “Congratulations on your big day, Melissa and Bryan! Your wedding is such a wonderful day for the two of you and your family.


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