21 Sep

Ready for a DIY FEST?? Lisa and Geoff went nutso with the projects for their super cute wedding… as in, they made everything. EVERY. THING. Including the bride’s dress and all of the the bridesmaid dresses. That’s some hardcore commitment to handmade. Let’s just get right into the photos and we’ll explain as we go.

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First off, um hello chalkboard quote bubble! Will you come to every wedding and follow us around where ever we go? Awesome idea.

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Next, Lisa designed their invites and all paper goods. Their theme is a mix of summer fair and backyard BBQ. Cute, no? She posted more pics of their invites and their unreal little cake toppers from bunny with a toolbelt on her blog.

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And the dress. Inspired by a 50′s party dress, Lisa made the entire thing by hand. Look at the layers of tulle! It took her almost 6 months to make it, and she finished just 4 days before the wedding. The skirt is killing us.

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She also made her veil, obviously. She posted a tutorial on her blog in case any of you are up for a pretty project.

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And she made the bunting flags lining the aisle. We haven’t seen them used in this way yet. TRÉS CUTE!

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And she made the felt mustaches for their photos. Which, according to her mustache tutorial, looks to be a pretty easy project.

Bridesmaids dresses? Made them. Of course. Is there any other way? (more photos on her blog)

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Look at their elephant cake topper!!! Geoff made the cupcake stands from thrifted candlesticks epoxied to trays/plates/pie pans. And shockingly, there is no tutorial. But what a cute idea.

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Keeping with their fun theme, tables/centerpieces were named after different board games.

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Aren’t they the cutest? Lisa and Geoff, you two did an amazing job throwing your wedding party. Thank you sooooo much for sharing with us!

You can also see their adorable day after shoot at the California State Fair on Rock ‘n Roll Bride

Photography: Sarah Maren / Cake topper: bunny with a tool belt / Flowers: Party Petals / Food: California Barbeque / Cakes and cupcakes: Babycakes / Coordinator: Ursula Edwards of Pleasant Events / Everything else: Lisa + Geoff

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Comments

  1. I love EVERYTHING about this wedding. Absolutely everything.

  2. Wow, impressive! Love the cake topper! And her dress, and everything else!

  3. I love them! That first picture is adorable, as is everything about their wedding!

  4. Holy moley. How lovely. Love the shot of the groom tearing up. So sweet.

  5. So many cute details! Love it! The cake toppers and the chalkboard speech bubble? Awesome.

  6. wow….what a fun wedding! The pictures are great, what a fun wedding it must have been to shoot! The treatment on the pictures are perfect! I absolutely LOVE her dress!

    what a great idea…..thanks for posting this!!!

  7. The talent behind this wedding is ridiculous! I know how stressful planning your own wedding can be but this couple just made it happen. The shot of the groom’s tear ROCKS.

  8. beautiful, beautiful, beautiful! i especially love the photo of the tearful groom. so sweet.

  9. OMG!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!

  10. What a fantastic event indeed! Makes me want to get married all over again! Beautiful job and congrats to the couple.

  11. CAUSE for Pause for sure, sure, sure!!! Cute couple and adorable everything!

  12. Wow. I LOVE the invites and I can’t believe Lisa made here dress….it’s gorgeous!

  13. What an utterly FUN wedding! This is great inspiration!

  14. Really original and fun ~ love the dress, love the photos.

  15. my brother made us the same blackboard speech bubbles for our photobooth! Love it!

  16. weeeeiiirrrrd!! unbeknownst to me, someone pulled off exactly the wedding with exactly the details I have been formulating in my head for months!!! Luckily, now I know all my mish-mash ideas will look awesome.

    except I’m not making my own dress. Kudos on that, it’s fabulous!

  17. Hello! I may have just died from all the cute details not to mention SHE DID THEM ALL HERSELF. And how cute is the teary groom pic? eep.

  18. Beautiful wedding. So perfect in every way!

  19. The bride looks fabulous…I love the red high heels & the yellow flats :-)

  20. lovely theme!

  21. Beautiful photography…and I love everything about this wedding! So many clever ideas!

  22. ah…love the chalk board quote bubble. what a cute idea. i’m sure that made for a lot of cute and funny photos!

  23. The best part is that the dress makes it look like she’s twirling in every picture even though I’m sure she’s not.

  24. beautiful, what great photos.

  25. I
    Looks like a great, fun wedding, but the bride’s dress and shoes were very unflattering to a lovely bride. She could have done better on that.

  26. That is one talented bride. Wow!

  27. Its so nice to see a bride and groom step away from the pre-formed wedding and be truly creative for their special day.

  28. So. Stinking. Cute.

    Best wishes!

  29. STUNNING!! just about bawled with i saw the tears on the groom’s face…their hardwork def. paid off…awesome job guys!

  30. I want to get married again. This is fabulous.

  31. What is the ring to the the left of the bride’s made out of? I love it and am dying to know.

  32. SO well done, and those caramel apples sealed the deal for me. The pic of the groom shedding a tear just made me lose it – guess that means the photos are really good!

  33. I love, love, love this wedding! Lisa and Geoff are such an adorable couple.

  34. Holy moly that dress is so freakin awesome. My inner 5-year old is doing backflips. Look at all the froofy tulle!!! YA!

  35. loved the colours and everything else in these photos!

  36. I absolutely love the dress Lisa made – the tulle is phenomenal! Very inspirational!

  37. Love the fabulous invitations! so unique!

  38. I love the yellow colored invitations, the flowers, the carefree and happy aura of the bride on her wedding day. But what amuses me the most, was the shot with all the bridesmaid’s and groomsmen, taking a picture along with the bride and groom with, all of them wearing funny looking mustaches. This shot gave a funny twist to the whole wedding, how unique!

  39. Great ideas, and what an adorable couple!

  40. It’s impossible to look at this wedding and NOT be happy! Wonderful.

  41. incredibly creative! what a beautiful couple!

  42. The images are very vintage looking. Nice work and a couple are very funny.

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