7 Mar

We bring you to the second half of Amanda + Nick’s breathtakingly flawless wedding! Part one gave us a close look at Amanda’s stunning Monique Lhuillier tulle and beaded gown and dazzling accessories. Now we move to the details (if you could only hear the excitement in our voice), where crystal chandeliers and tulle join together to set the perfect ceremony backdrop, sequin and ruffle table linens exist, and dahlias sit pretty in orange, pink, and peach ombre tones.

wedding ceremony chandelier altar

floral hair piece

Shredded silk habatoi fabric curtains in pink and peach ombre tones helped to create a separation between the ceremony and cocktail hour.

wedding ribbon curtain

tissue pom pom chandelier

I loved the idea of a head table but with 10 bridesmaids and 10 groomsmen plus their dates I knew the table was going to become a huge eye sore so we decided to create a giant paper flower backdrop to hang behind the table. With hours of work and crafting parties we created the 10 ft by 10 ft backdrop using the Pom tutorial from Martha Stewart Weddings online. We used multiple shapes and sizes to create dimension as well as added in some silk flowers for more texture. It came out so amazing and turned into the perfect wedding centerpiece.

pink reception tablescape

I wanted the main décor to be vibrant flowers scattered all over the barn so I searched high and low for the perfect vendor. I was lucky enough to come across an award winning Dahlia farm in Northern California early on in the process and they were able to actually plant flowers for my wedding to be ready just in time for the big day. I have to say the flowers were the most amazing things I have ever seen. They absolutely made the wedding and were incredibly affordable. I ordered the remaining flowers from a wholesaler and my bridesmaid and some friends all came together the day before the wedding to create all of our bouquets and centerpieces. It was so much fun and everything turned out amazingly.

pink wedding details

pink tablescape

Table linens to die for! The head table was covered in an ivory sequin linen (yeah, we said sequin linen!). Paired with the pom wall, the chandeliers and feather-beaded “Bride” and “Groom” signs – best head table ever!

pretty reception

wedding food

Why haven’t we seen more table linens like this before? That’s it – no cocktail table should be without ruffles!

ruffled wedding cake

rustic dessert table

wedding getaway car

rustic barn wedding reception

Have we mentioned how much we LOVE this wedding? Wardrobe change number two takes Amanda from a stunning Monique Lhuillier to a fun and flirty Ivy & Aster dress.

Ivy and Aster reception dress

Amanda’s attention to detail and passion for creating a glamorous handmade wedding will forever inspire event designers and brides (and us!). The warmest congratulations to Amanda + Nick!

Photographer: Ellie Grover / Videographer: Curtis Nemetz / Venue: The Dana Powers Barn in Nipomo, CA / Catering: In Good Taste / Linens: La Tavola / DJ: Paul Thompson Entertainment / Hair & Make-up: The Queen’s Bees / Flowers: handmade with friends and family / Invitation design: custom by Emily Baker Creative / 3 tier cake: Missi Cakes / Mini cakes and desserts: Two Birds Bakery / Brides 1 st dress: Monique Lhuillier “Meriah” / Brides 2 nd dress: Ivy & Aster “Sass” from Lovely Bride / Brides headpieces and veil: made by the bride Untamed Petals / Bride’s cocktail hat and garter: made by her bridesmaid Lo Boheme / Grooms suit: Kenneth Cole/ Shoes: Badgley Mischka (hand embellished by the bride) / Brides bracelet: Chanel / Earrings: vintage / Bridesmaid dresses: custom made by family friend / Bridesmaid sashes and accessories: made by the bride Untamed Petals / Calligraphy and placecards by: LetterBeonEtsy / Bride & groom signs & wooden signs: Lemonade Designs / Getaway car: Jaguar from British Sports Cars San Luis Obispo / Ribbon curtains, giant paper flower wall and all other decorations: handmade by the bride and friends

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  1. It’s just a bit too much of everything, a bit overwhelming. Many of the individual elements are gorgeous, though! Love the chandeliers.

  2. Gorgeous! I love the color palette! And the ruffled linens are charming.


  4. Sorry Liz but I think you’re nuts! This wedding is like a dreamy fairy tail! Everything is just stunning and so chic!!!! DYING!

  5. Everything about this wedding came together so beautifully! It was definitely a labor of love for all of us involved!! Congrats to my sister and her super awesome hubby!! It was everything we all could have imagined and so much more :)

  6. THANK YOU to the 100 Layer Cake girls for sharing our special day. It was the most magical day that we will never forget thanks to these gorgeous photos from our photographer Ellie Grover and the video from Curtis Nemetz! So incredibly special re-living it all today :) xoxoxoxo

  7. This is simply a beautiful wedding…this is what little girls dream of!

  8. Wow, what a lovely wedding! Love the little details!

  9. So beautiful (and Pin worthy!). There are so many incredible details but I think the insane linens might be my favorite!

    So inspiring!!!

  10. where was the reception? it looked like a barn which is what I am looking for. I clicked the link you listed for the venue but thats just a house so I am assuming that was for the ceremony?

  11. It’s certainly a dreamy wedding, and there’s nothing that gets us going like barn wedding photography, so we’re just going to soak all the details in a little at a time and remember them when shooting DIY weddings this spring!

  12. This wedding is overly with some of the most beautiful wedding details ever! The PomPom Wall, the silk fabric entrance to the ceremony, the bridesmaid dresses, the fact that she had her flowers grown specifically for her wedding, and that wedding video – all gorgeous and so personal!

  13. Thank you so much for sharing this amazing day with everyone. Amanda put so much effort into this wedding. Everything turned out perfectly and we both agree that we wouldn’t change a thing. And of course, I can’t thank Ellie and Curtis enough for capturing all the moments the way they did. As Amanda said, it truly was a magical day.

  14. Beautiful wedding. Gorgeous floral arrangements!

  15. Love, love, love the linens and the backdrop from the head table is stunning- you can see the labor of love that went into it. Congrats!

  16. Breathtaking! I love her dress and every single detail!

  17. What an incredible dress! And the whole wedding has just such an elegant, flowy vibe to it. Beautiful

  18. Amanda and Nicks wedding was simply amazing. But then so are they! And all their friends who came to help. The bridesmaids were some of the sweetest I have had here. Loved the way they all rallied around do do whatever was needed.
    My email is ijudclaire@gmail.com if you have questions about the barn.
    Also Lots of the props etc were from Embellish Vintage Rentals which is a part of the Dana-Powers House.

  19. Such a beautiful wedding! Was the “Love is Sweet” banner bought or made? I would love something like this for my dessert table. If it was made I’m wondering if the bride would be interested in selling it? Thanks!

  20. Goodness… such pretty, pretty details. Adore so much!



  21. The whole event was so well put together, down to the last detail – incredibly beautiful!

  22. Lovely wedding! Would you mind sharing the dahlia farm that was used to source the flowers? Thank you!

  23. Just stunning, love all the details and especially the chandeliers!

  24. The details are just breathtaking! And she looks gorgeous in that dress!

  25. Her different dresses were amazing and the table centerpieces were so beautiful!! It was very detailed and loved it!

  26. This wedding is stunning! We love everything about it :)

  27. Love this wedding! All of the glam feathers are fantastic…

  28. Amanda!! This makes me so happy! You were such a GORGEOUS bride!!!!

  29. Thank you all so much for your sweet comments! What a dream seeing it all put together like this – the 100 Layer Cake girls are AMAZING!!

    To answer some of your questions:

    Dahlias – They are from Corralitos Gardens – cgdahlias.com – AMAZING!! I swear I paid like $200 for all of them and they were the most gorgeous flowers I have ever seen!

    All feather, paper and wood signs (like the “LOVE IS SWEET” banner) are from my sister’s shop – http://www.etsy.com/shop/lemonadedesign

    If anyone has any other questions feel free to email me: amanda@untamedpetals.com

  30. its official. this is the most amazing wedding i have ever seen.

  31. I think this is the most beautiful wedding I’ve seen in a while! I am in love with it and can’t stop looking!!!

  32. Beautiful wedding!!!
    what is this song??anybody know??

  33. GORGEOUS wedding! I’d love to hear where you got the linens! So pretty:)

  34. This is such a beautiful wedding! All the amazing details 😉 very inspiring, thanks so much for sharing!!;)


  36. Absolutely stunning!

    I’d like to try to make the ribbon curtain for my wedding next year…where did you find the doors/window payne to hang it from?

    I just can’t get over how pretty you wedding was, love it!

  37. So crazy!! I was just there for my best friend’s wedding a few weeks ago. Completely different due to (the bride & groom) and it was a rainy, rainy day… here’s the pics/video of their wedding! Dana Powers Barn definitely is the place to hold a venue! Both weddings were absolutely beautiful!!


  38. so beautiful. all the happiness to you both!

  39. Wow. That was stunning. The video was amazing, everything was breathtakingly perfect without being pretentious or overdone. I loved everything. The rustic barn with the chandeliers especially. And the dress. Wow.

  40. I just had to tweet this to you @mkwooten
    This = perfection! hehe

  41. I want to see the video :(

  42. Hi there! Where did you get the linens with the ruffles? Please email me at kitchinc@ms.uw.edu

    I can’t find these anywhere :( I would appreciate anyone’s input. Thank you!

  43. the linens came from from La tavola. They have the BEST linens.

  44. Where are the gorgeous rings from!?

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  46. Where did you get your tablecloths from I’m looking for the same thing in a blush or light pink.

  47. Gorgeous bride and groom! Love it!

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