Reception Decor

Kate Spade Heart Themed Wedding: Tara + Ryker

Tara + Ryker’s wedding is full of pinks, reds, hearts + lots of sparkles, so I couldn’t think of a more perfect wedding to share today in celebration of Valentine’s Day! I love that Tara (who works as an editor at TresSugar) used Pinterest for her research, inspiration, and DIY ideas. You can see her boards here (did you know GWS is […]

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A Festival Inspired Backyard Wedding: Visra + Chris

Visra + Chris live on an amazingly beautiful property in Woodside, CA and wanted to share their love of their home and property with all their family and friends on their wedding day. These are two easy going people with fast paced jobs – he’s the VP of a little site called Facebook and she’s […]

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A Sweet School Themed Wedding: Stephanie + Jarred

Stephanie + Jarred are both high school teachers and met while working at the same school so of course they wanted to incorporate some school details into their day! After discovering the composition book invites from Letter Box Ink, the ideas just started to flow – right down to the last-minute discovery of the awesome […]

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Whimsical Ranch Wedding: Michele + Luke

Michele + Luke wanted their wedding to be fun, quirky, modern and chic all at the same time – absolutely love that! By getting married on a ranch, they knew they could have the best of both worlds: a peaceful and simple ceremony, followed by a funky, vibrant reception. Involving pops of color was important […]

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Amy Smart + Carter Oosterhouse’s Eco-Friendly Wedding

Amy Smart + Carter Oosterhouse just seem like the sweetest couple! I’ve always been a fan of Amy Smart and Carter will always be my favorite carpenter from HGTV. :) I just LOVE that having an eco-friendly wedding was super important to these two cuties (did you know they actually met at an environmental conference?) How […]

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An Eclectic Anthropologie DIY Wedding: Jenn + Andy

As the store manager of an Anthropologie as well as avid vintage collectors, Jenn + Andy knew immediately that they wanted to go with an eclectic, vintage, DIY theme. They had no bridal party, no bouquet toss and a loose theme that allowed for lots of interpretation – which equals lots of fun to me! […]

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Santa Monica Beach Wedding: Christina + Kenny

Christina + Kenny wanted their wedding to be a fun and intimate gathering of all their most favorite people, many of which (including their families) had never met before since they all lived on opposite ends of the country. Christina grew up on the west coast and Kenny on the east coast. They met at UCLA and […]

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A Big Sur Whimsical Wedding in the Woods: Nichole + Jeff

You can just tell that Nichole + Jeff are a super fun couple from their whimsical + playful DIY wedding! Nichole + Jeff actually entered a contest we helped promote here on GWS for free wedding photography from the awesome duo at EP Love and they were the lucky winners! I’m so excited to share […]

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parachute as wedding decor

Friday Favors with a Wedding Parachute

Happy Friday lovelies! A bit late today, but trying to get lots done before we leave for Mexico and the ISSE conference next week. Really excited about meeting lots of great wedding professionals and sharing my advice on getting published + blogging. Should be lots of fun! Don’t worry though, we are still posting lots of […]

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A Whimsical Storybook Wedding: Lauren + JR

Lauren + JR wanted an intimate celebration with their closest family + friends. They really wanted to be able to celebrate with those that helped them become the people they are today. One of their best friends officiated the ceremony and another friend sang at their reception. They are also both avid readers and had […]

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