A lake-front Georgia wedding: Emily + Mark

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Today we’ve got the loveliest lake-front Georgia wedding (on 10.10.10!) to share with you. The photos are so exquisite and do a fab job at capturing the lovely rustic and refreshing vibe of Emily & Mark’s very DIY (and very gorgeous) celebration. It’s all-around beautiful, with stone cabins, boat docks, succulent centerpieces, and plenty of turquoise bits to boot.

Just look at this SUPER gorgeous brooch bouquet, made by the bride & groom’s mother. How pretty is it, especially with the turquoise ribbon wrap? The brooches were collected from all kinds of places – antique shops, the trusty old internet, and even has some family heirlooms pinned to the stem.

Emily + Mark found the perfect woodsy location – the rustic cabin, the docks, the sunlight streaming in from the tree tops… just so peaceful and charming!

Love this photo of Emily & Mark in the boat. Too cute!

Emily made the burlap and ribbon table runners herself, along with planting those amazing succulent centerpieces, and embossing and handwriting the place cards. So simple and tasteful!

A jeweled cake with cotton birdie cake toppers is almost too pretty to eat!

Really fabulous job, Emily & Mark – we love. Congrats!

Photos by: W. Scott Chester Photography / Venue + Catering: Lake Rabun Hotel + Pavilion / Coordinator: Micki Velmer with Sittin in a Tree Weddings / Florist: Sherry Donnelly with Gertie Mae’s Floral Studio / DJ: NespoJohnny / Cake Designer: EB Cakes / Dress: Priscilla of Boston, Melissa Sweet / Bouquet: Made by bride and groom’s mothers / Cake toppers: Cotton Bird Designs / Succulents ordered from: Garden Life

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Alexis on Jan 13, 2011

What a fun wedding. Wish I had been there.

Caroline on Jan 13, 2011

What a gorgeous wedding! There's so much to love I wouldn't know where to start! Definitely one to bookmark for the "someday" files :) That brooch bouquet is so beautiful and unique and those bird cake toppers are just about as cute as can be!

Nicole on Jan 13, 2011

Where did she get the engraved collar stays? I absolutely love that idea.

lydia {ever ours} on Jan 13, 2011

love the shot of them in the boat. and that cake is out of this world stylish.

Jen @ The Finer Things on Jan 13, 2011

The boat photo is amazing! So sweet!

Lindsay on Jan 13, 2011

love their cake! it is so charming!

Casey@HelloLovePhoto on Jan 13, 2011

Goooorgeous! Always love the work of W. Scott Chester. Beautiful wedding! :)

Micki on Jan 13, 2011

what a treat to re-live the amazing details of this lake rabun wedding!! definitely warms me up on such a blustery day!!!

Nate Henderson on Jan 13, 2011

Love it! The cake is incredible and the table settings are nicely minimal.

lizzie on Jan 13, 2011

love their cake...the photography is so beautifully warm!

Laura *You Stir Me* on Jan 13, 2011

The colors of the water in that boat picture are amazing...such stunning photos and the most beautiful couple! Did the bride also make the table numbers? They looks SO much like the invitations designer we used for our wedding invites - so classic and simple...perfect!

Erin * Sparkle & Hay on Jan 13, 2011

gorgeous!!! that fireplace shot is perfection!!! and that last photo - LOVE!

rebecca on Jan 14, 2011

,,,simple and oh so lovely,,,giving this gal the best ideas,,,

Alyx on Jan 14, 2011

that bridal bouquet is awsome..nice pictures indeed

Rachel - theWeddingVine on Jan 14, 2011

I love brooch bouquets and this one is a gorgeous creation! The wedding cake toppers are amazing too!

eleGALA.com on Jan 14, 2011

What a warm, unique wedding. The brooch bouquet brings a beautiful sparkle.

cristen chester on Jan 14, 2011

thanks ladies for the feature! we love when our brides are SO crafty : ) our associate, adam, had a wonderful time working with them! xoxo

FashionableBride on Jan 14, 2011

That bouquet... how!?!?? I wish I was that creative. Love the pop of color with the turq ribbon wrap. Well done.

Jacquelyn on Jan 15, 2011

Gorgeous wedding! I love the shot from above! Great job photogs!

Haylee on Jan 15, 2011

Woah, that cake is incredible!

Michaela V on Jan 16, 2011

Love the brooch bouquet, the whimsical cake, and that stunning pop of teal, a color i just don't see enough of.

Alexis - OMG I'm Getting Married on Jan 17, 2011

OMG that bouquet! Gorgeous.

theflashdance on Jan 17, 2011

these photos look awfully familiar.

Maeve Henry on May 19, 2011

Gorgeous wedding, I love the dreamy photography. I made a brooch bouquet for my wedding after some trial and error, if anyone's looking for hints on how I made mine, have a look here: http://lostandfoundbymaeve.blogspot.com/2011/01/wedding-bouquet-with-vintage-brooches.html I loved this website in the run up to my wedding, thanks!

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