Artsy Ultra Violet Wedding with DIY Geometric Details

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

You know you can expect a few fun creative touches when a couple decides to get married at an art center—and Michelle + Anthony certainly do not disappoint! With some planning help from Riley Loves Lulu, these two created a gorgeous day filled with ultra violet geometric shapes, lucite details, watercolor, and wild florals. Michelle filled us in on her main design inspiration:

Our venue, Headlands Center for the Arts, is a pair of artist-renovated army barracks with intricate stamped tin ceilings & lustrous original plaster walls. To compliment the beautiful venue, we wanted to keep our added decor fairly simple & modern. For the things that we did add, we were inspired by watercolor paintings and the colors and textures found in flowers and foliage. 

Jerry Yoon Photographers captured all the photos from the day—let’s have a look, shall we?

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

garden rose bouquet

Love this sweet mix of pinks and pale purples!

watercolor paper goods

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

SO cool—the perfect mixture of modern and rustic.

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Eothen created some incredible florals for the day, and we’re totally wild over this aisle over hang!

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Our Musical Choices

Processional: Crystal by Of Monsters and Men (wedding party) | Angels by The XX (bride)

Recessional: Home by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

First Dance: We opted out!

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Michelle looked lovely in a Leanne Marshall gown and Anthony suited up in Indochino!

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Loving those ultra violet details!

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Each table had a different unique vessel to hold those vibrant, wild flowers.

watercolor seating chart

Michelle created the signage by hand painting that amazing marbled design on lucite!

paper triangles

AND, she folded all of these paper geometric shapes for the welcome table. LOVE this.

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Loving that DIY element but not sure where to start? Here are a few ideas:

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

So cute!!

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Our Favorite Memory From The Wedding

Piñatas! We had piñatas at our birthday parties, so we wanted to continue the tradition at our wedding. During cocktail hour, we rounded up all the kids to take turns hitting the piñata. It was a great way to get outside and to mingle with the guests in a more casual environment

wedding pinata

Bright and Artsy Sausalito Wedding

Our Advice To Those Planning Now

Make your wedding your own: If you don't feel like having certain "traditional" elements, leave them out. Likewise, add whatever you feel would make you and your guests enjoy themselves. Don't stress over details. Guests won't know if you didn't have time to finish everything on your planning list.

Spring flower wedding cake

A perfectly sweet ending to a gorgeous day! Congrats to Michelle + Anthony from all of us at GWS!

Post Divider Line

photography: Jerry Yoon Photographers // venue name: Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California, USA // planning: Riley Loves Lulu // florals: Eothen // wedding dress: Leanne Marshall // bridesmaid dresses: J.Crew camisoles + skirts sewn by mother of the bride // hair stylist: PMA Style // makeup artist: PMA Style // groom attire: Indochino // paper goods: Subtle Glances // catering: Katie Powers // music: Sutherland Entertainment

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