Australian DIY wedding: Amy + Stephen

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The world is full of beautiful things. And one of those things is Amy + Stephen’s wedding. Aside from them being the ultimate couple you’d want around at all times (she’s a cardiac technician and he’s a firefighter), their charming Australian cottage garden wedding is enchanting. But like most weddings, a lot went on behind the scenes to make it such a romantic fete. Remember the scene in Father of the Bride when the entire outside of the house is being remodeled? Yep, that probably best describes what happened with Amy’s dad’s barn pre-wedding date. In the end, it was a day full of love, fun, soft lighting, vintage furniture, and lots of pretty flowers (picked from her mom’s garden!).

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peep toe shoes with bow

Amy’s wedding dress was a Wendy Makin from Bella Donna, the sweet floral headpiece you’ll see a few photos down, and bracelet were from Winnie Couture, and those insanely cute, sparkly bowtie heels are Tony Bianco.

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The perfect getaway car, that beautiful vintage Rolls Royce, was borrowed from a good friend of theirs.

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countryside australian wedding

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Weeks of preparation went into clearing out all the overgrown areas of the yard and dusty old barn. The barn was blasted to get rid of all the red mountain dirt that had stained over the years, and the floors painted. Parts of the house were repainted, the gardens were tended for months by the mother of the bride, Anne, and fences were put up using a mix of new and pre-loved items.

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assorted vintage tea cups

white ranunculus and anemone wedding flower

Imbue Designs used all the homegrown lilacs, double tulips, lavender, lily of the valley, peachy snapdragons, and wild flowers from trees that Amy’s mom tended to when creati their arrangements and bouquets.

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white cake with pastel confetti

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Congratulations Amy + Stephen!

Photography: Feather and Stone Photography / Design: Imbue Weddings / Bride’s dress: Wendy Makin for Bella Donna / Shoes: Tony Bianco / Bridesmaids: Wayne Cooper /Groom + groomsmen attire: Roger David / Catering: Blue Banana Catering / Cake: Deliciously Decadent Cakes

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Linda on Feb 22, 2012

Gorgeous! ♥ I love all those different flowers! I would like to thank you for all the lovely inspiration and share these with you Hopefully they will help some bride with her perfect wedding! ♥ Thanks again for a lovely site!

dekalb wedding photography on Feb 22, 2012

Oh, that's gorgeous. "The world is full of beautiful things like you" = we like! Backyard DIY weddings are the best; they really drive home how the wedding's about the couple rather than the glitz (although there's nothing wrong with glitz).

my honest answer on Feb 22, 2012

I am seriously in love with that cake!

Tenielle on Feb 22, 2012

Thank you SO much for this beautiful feature lovely ladies, it's an honour :)

Amy - Chic Vintage Brides on Feb 22, 2012

That has to be the prettiest bridal bouquet I have ever seen! What a super sweet wedding x

Kym {Love Wed Bliss} on Feb 23, 2012

Pretty, pretty and again SO pretty! :)

Valerie on Feb 23, 2012

I absolutely love the story behind the silhouettes incorporated. Childhood crush! Great way to make something trendy their own! Also love the fishtail braids and bride's bow shoes.

Chloé on Feb 23, 2012

I have never seen a photo by Feather & Stone that I didn't love. So pretty and lovely-they don't miss a thing. Congrats on a beautiful wedding, Amy & Stephen!

Tim Duncan on Feb 27, 2012

Love that message on the mirror! So cute! :) The details of this wedding are gorgeous!

Hogan on May 21, 2012

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Kylie on May 29, 2012

Hi, beautiful photos! I'm in love with this dress!! I see it's Wendy makin Bella donna but cant seem to find it online, can you tell me a style name or store it's from?

Emma Sharkey on Jun 8, 2012

what a beautiful wedding. I absolutely adore the pastel colours and the photography is devine! E XX

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