Take Me on Vacay: Modern Meets Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

When the weather is 100 degrees and it’s the middle of summer, you might as well embrace the heat and give a tropical vacation spin to the whole day! Peyton + Josh moved to Idaho from North Dakota when Josh began school to be a helicopter pilot (the helicopter makes an appearance!!). So when their big day came about, they invited their closest friends and family out to Eagle, Idaho to celebrate with them!

As Peyton is a wedding photographer herself, she knows a thing or two about cool designs + darling details. She called upon Jordan Voth to capture all the emotions of the day, and Ira + Lucy to help form her modern tropical visions to fruition. With a ton of DIY crafts, including all the custom signage, invitations, seating chart, and calligraphy leaf place settings, P+J’s wedding is giving us serious vacation vibes…

Flora bridal dress

Peyton absolutely stunned in her summery Aline gown by Flora Bridal from a&bé bridal Minneapolis.

black suit groom

How sweet is that tropical pocket square?

Flora bridal dress

The color palette for the day was kept to pretty neutral and muted tones, with a gorgeous pop of soft romantic florals brought in by Bloom by Madison.

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Josh flew himself and his brother/best man into the ceremony in a helicopter! How fun is that?!

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Our venue, called Willow Bridge was on a small private lake surrounded by the most incredible willow trees. We decided what better way to celebrate our love then having a big Fourth of July celebration by the water with good food, ice cream and an awesome dance party!

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Our Musical Choices

Processional: Back Down South by Kings of Leon

Recessional: The Heart by Need to Breathe

First Dance: Tennessee Whiskey by Chris Stapleton

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

pink protea bouquet

All those BLOOMS!!

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

happy hour

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

wax stamp escort cards

Talk about COOL!! Those hexagon escort cards were stamped with a custom monstera leaf stamp — and done by the bride. Way to go, girl!

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Giving everything a vacation sort of vibe, they mixed in tropical hints throughout the decor; items such as coconuts, monstera leaves, and gold and rattan details.

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

fan leaf plate setting

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

gold calligraphy

The calligraphy on the monstera leaf, paired with the rattan charger, clear plate and gold flatware? Luxurious + tropical!!

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

tropical fan plate setting

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

copper wedding cake

As for the cake, the bottom layer was crafted by Sugared Memories with a wickedly cool texture + then topped with peachy pink florals.

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Our Favorite Memory From The Wedding

One of my favorite memories of the day was looking around all my closest friends and family surrounding me on the dance floor and just feeling overwhelmed with pure joy and love. I also loved hearing Josh's vows, they were so heartfelt and sincere. He had worked so hard on them to make them perfect leading up to the big day.

ice cream

Tropical Lakeside Wedding

Our Advice To Those Planning Now

My biggest advice is to both get involved and enjoy the process. Josh would sometimes be hesitant about getting involved in certain areas but then when the day came and he got to see it come to life knowing he had a hand in the decisions, made it that much more special.

sparkler exit

Is there anything better than finishing off an epic day than by with a sparkler exit?! Congrats, Peyton + Josh!!

And… If you’re really want to embrace all the tropical vibes of their day, take a peek at this video captured by Derek Copenhaver!

photography: Jordan Voth // venue name: Willowbridge, Eagle, Idaho, USA // event design: Ira + Lucy // planning: Ira + Lucy // florals: Bloom by Madison // wedding dress: Flora bridal, 'Aline' gown // wedding dress boutique: A and be bridal Minneapolis // hair stylist: Carlie Burgard // makeup artist: Shawna Hines Hair and Makeup // groom attire: The Black Tux // videography: Derek Copenhaver // paper goods: Bride // calligraphy: Bride // handmade details: Bride // catering: Open Table Boise // cake: Sugared Memories // desserts: Spoonthumb Ice cream // tabletop rentals: Event Rent // furniture rentals: Ira + Lucy // linen rentals: La Tavola // specialty rentals: tent from Tates tents and Events // music: Soundwave // officiant: Bride's Uncle

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