When the bride is a talented calligrapher and works in the wedding industry, you know she’s keen on all the details! Today’s darling day, photographed by the ever-amazing India Earl, takes us to a sweet cabin at Priest Lake in Idaho. Anna + Tyson lived in that cabin for the summertime, with their pooch, and it was there that they wanted to bring all their friends and family to celebrate their joyous union. With a focus on foraged florals, 70s-inspired details, tons of cozy autumn touches, and of course, each other, the day took on such a warm + comforting feeling with the help of planner + designer Be…
Anna shares: We wanted our wedding to be as close to normal life as possible. This meant forgoing a lot of the industry traditions and simplifying the whole process. Tyson and I had been dating for 8 years so it seemed silly to separate on the day-of. We didn’t have a wedding party but rather spent the morning getting ready, taking photos with India and Jay, and even repairing some roof paper on one of the cabins. We were able to slow down and really feel the excitement of the day, and together enjoyed the buzz of what was to come.
Yup, there’s no doubt about it, Anna is gifted when it comes to putting pen to paper! How gorgeous is this invitation suite she made? Check out more of her designs under Cast and Company!
The sweetest moments shared pre-ceremony!!
The idea for the florals: autumnal, rustic, foraged, wild, with pops of cream. Oh, how we’d love to have this bouquet by The Flower Hat in our hands/house at all times!!
Check out that Lein Studio gown!! Modern, simple, and gorgeous — especially with those ruffles!
Anna tells us: We didn’t have a wedding party but rather spent the morning getting ready, taking photos with India and Jay, and even repairing some roof paper on one of the cabins. We were able to slow down and really feel the excitement of the day, and together enjoyed the buzz of what was to come.
How cool does Tyson look in his J.Crew suit paired with the autumnal boutonnière?
Waking up together and driving the 40 minutes to our ranch. That was the most memorable moment, for me. The anticipation was setting in, as we knew all of our closest friends and family would be in one place — a place we adore. The whole week was very smoky because wildfires surrounded the area. You couldn't see across the lake or the meadow. But that morning it lifted and the sun was shining. It was magical! The entire was memorable but it goes by SO fast. I loved spending those first moments with just him and our pup.
When it came to the signage for the day, the fonts were simple and clean, which paired beautifully with Anna’s handwritten script.
Processional: Truly, Madly, Deeply by Ray LaMontagne
Recessional: We had a bagpiper play for the recessional — both of our families are Scottish, it was pretty amazing.
First Dance: We also skipped a first dance but boogied all night, thanks to the 20 Grand Band.
Being in the wedding industry, I was fortunate to have worked with many of my vendors in the past. I had no doubts in trusting them to bring my vision to life. It was important to me to let them do their best work and to be uniquely creative, which I think resulted in a finer end product. If you’re planning a wedding, choose the vendors you admire and trust and let them run free.
Is your mouth watering yet? Hill’s Resort provided all the decadent bites for the day… And we can’t stop drooling!
Take your time. We planned for 16 months, and thank goodness for that, because I never felt rushed into a making a decision.
Seriously BEAUTIFUL. We love how refined + simple, yet cozy and rustic every detail was…and be sure to check out their wedding video by Kelly Carpenter!
Congrats X 1000, Anna + Tyson!!
photography: India Earl // venue name: Hill's Resort, Priest Lake, Idaho, USA // event design: Be. // planning: Be. // florals: The Flower Hat // wedding dress: Lein Studio // bride's shoes: Stuart Weitzman // hair stylist: Bride // makeup artist: Bride // groom attire: J.Crew // videography: Kelly Carpenter with film by Sean Tippin // paper goods: Cast and Company // calligraphy: Cast and Company // catering: Hill's Resort // cake: Whipped // desserts: Whipped // furniture rentals: Event Rents // music: Barrel Stove Combo (cocktail hour) 20 Grand Band (reception) Bagpiper: Mark Taylor // officiant: Friend, Nathan Zuehl // earrings: The 2 Bandits // wine: Grand Coeur Wines