Real wedding: Marissa + Caleb

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Morning, cakelets! Last week was a bit crazy around here prepping for Hitched, which was like easily the cutest thing we’ve ever attended. Those of you who stopped by to say hi, it was so great to meet you! We can’t tell you how exciting it is to actually meet people in person who read our blog. We have tons of projects to show you, and eventually of course we’ll show the official event photos, but we need another day to get those rolling. And if you check back in a few hours, we’ll have a little peek of the event ready to share. So for now, how about a super cute farm wedding to start the week?

Marissa and Caleb went crazy with the details and projects, all of which are great. But the venue really shines. Farm, barn, old stone foundation-y type thing. It’s all pretty amazing. And then there’s the “entrance” to their ceremony that they built themselves. Plenty of handmade details to reflect their individual taste and interests, thanks to this very crafty bride and her very crafty friends.

AND they only had four months to plan because they wanted to be married on their five year dating anniversary. You see? Anything is possible with proper inspiration and helpful friends!

Marissa made these genius invitations herself. Yes, that is a playlist on digital vinyl, and yes, those are owls. Very cute, right?

Taking the guestbook to the next level with “leaf” thumbprints on a giant poster, courtesy of their illustrator friend Daniel Bressette. What an awesome thing to be able to hang in your home, too. Oh – & adorable fabric hankies for tears of joy. How cute.

Wait, and a map of the wedding itself. Mmmmmm.

And of course they even have giant grasshoppers in attendance.

Here’s that super amazing vintage wooden entrance we mentioned. Is that not the perfect way to enter an outdoor wedding? Bonus – it was built by her uncle.

It really doesn’t get more vintage than ancient stone walls- what a brilliant choice for a reception location.

Well hello, little cake toppers! Aren’t you silly and cute?

Ahh, the night photos. Enchanting, don’t you think?

The perfect way to end a completely captivating and magical day.  Love every bit of it, Marissa & Caleb.

Venue + Catering: Kellum Valley Farm in Cleveland, GA / Photography: W. Scott Chester Photography / Wedding + Groom’s cakes: Razzle Dazzle Bakery / Music: Sue at jb JAMS / Photobooth: The Majestic Photobooth Company / Guestbook, “Weddingland” map + comic strip: Daniel Bressette / Invites: designed + assembled by the bride, sleeves printed by Dorado Music Packaging / Flowers: Kasey Currie from Cumming, GA

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Jaclyn @ Jaclyn Tran Event Designs on Sep 27, 2010

The wooden entrance is amazing! I LOVE LOVE LOVE the vintage cameras.What an amazing wedding, one of my favorite I have seen in awhile.

Parks on Sep 27, 2010

This wedding is absolutely vintage chic! The invitations definitely stand out - Congratulations to Marissa for putting so much thought into the wedding!

Jennifer on Sep 27, 2010

I am dying. This wedding just gave me SO much inspiration for my own. Love every single amazing detail.

Kaira on Sep 27, 2010

LOVE THE HANKIES! Where did you get all the lovely hankies?? love love love

Ashley on Sep 27, 2010

oh! What a swoon-worthy wedding! The entrance....FAB!!! Nice work, you two!

Rachel - theWeddingVine on Sep 27, 2010

This wedding is amazing!!! Its so different and quirky! The map makes it feel like a theme park! Great fun!

Alison Ellis on Sep 27, 2010

I love this wedding! The details are fabulous and so well put together, the thumbprint tree, the hankies, the cake toppers, the's personal, funky, sweet and looks like so much fun!

Mary on Sep 27, 2010

Oh I love this wedding so much! I live in GA and have been looking for a rustic barn venue....I think I just found where I'm getting married!!! Everything about this wedding makes me smile. I adore the hanky idea....and those invitations are wonderful!

Jessie-Lee on Sep 27, 2010

The bride is insanely beautiful! I absolutely adore her dress. This whole affair looks like it would have been such a delight to attend. Those invites are to die for!

Ashley on Sep 27, 2010

Oh my goodness, the most adorable wedding I've ever seen! I love the homemade entry!

Megan on Sep 27, 2010

Amazing craftiness at it's finest. LOVE!

linkcreations on Sep 27, 2010

this cant be real!! it's just too awesome!:-) man i'm GREEN! congrats to everyone involved, i think it's one of my all time favs.

Marissa on Sep 27, 2010

It is SO WEIRD to see a name twin whose wedding takes place in my town! And, the owls? I'm obsessed with owls! Weird!

Nicole @ Tradewind Tiaras on Sep 28, 2010

The whole wedding was gorgeously conceptualized and realized, but it's that thumbprint critter sign-in tree poster that I LOVE. What an adorable, unique idea! I don't think I've looked at our guest book once since our wedding, but I would love to have something like that hanging on my wall!

Amanda Thorson on Sep 28, 2010

i just love the shot with the horses!

Noelle Vaccese on Sep 28, 2010

I'm in love with that wedding - I especially enjoy the Owl illustration on the invites and the Leaf tree guest book. What a creative, fun wedding and super impressive that they did this in so little time!

kiki714 on Sep 29, 2010

jaw dropping georgous-ness!! love, love, love all the details! kudos to the photog who did such a lovely job capturing your craftiness!!!

Teri Jo on Oct 11, 2010

This is basically the most amazing wedding I have ever seen. So cute...great theme...great venue...great photography....sooo amazing!!!!!!

jessica on Oct 13, 2010

i adore the dress! anyone know where its from?

Crystal on Jul 12, 2011

I'd love to know what their invitations said. I'm having a hard time finding unique and non-traditional invitations! those are awesome, though!

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Howdy! Someone in my Facebook group shared this site with us so I came to check it out. I'm definitely enjoying the information. I'm bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Wonderful blog and superb style and design.

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Just wanna remark on few common things, The internet site style is perfect, the subject matter is rattling great

Emmanuelle from France on Dec 18, 2011

Hie, I love the invitations!!! congrats! Could you tell me where did Caleb and Marissa buy the stickers "i do" ? I'm getting married in 6 months and looking for this type of stickers! Thank you, merci!!

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