Atwood Ranch wedding: Kara + Chris

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simple white invitations and wood grain envelope liner

Kara + Chris’s Sonoma wedding is absolutely darling. From the soft sage and cream color palette to their sweets table covered in delicious pies and handmade apple butter favors. And want to know what else is neat? They sourced all of their vendors locally, from Sonoma County and the Bay Area, including their talented photographer, Em the Gem.

Justin Alexander lace and satin dress

Justin Alexander lace and satin dress

Heirloom roses, hydrangeas, dahlias, amaranth, scabiosa seed pods, geraniums, and succulents bouquet

Kara’s bridal bouquet recipe: heirloom roses, hydrangeas, dahlias, amaranth, scabiosa seed pods, geraniums, and succulents.

Justin Alexander sweetheart cut

succulent boutonnieres

Atwood Ranch wedding

Justin Alexander lace dress and vibrant bouquet

black, three-piece suit and succulent boutonniere

romantic outdoor wedding portraits

vintage truck and scenic pond

Atwood Ranch wedding portraits

vibrant bridesmaid bouquets

Love that one of Kara’s bridesmaids was also one of our recent brides! Remember Melanie from the YEAH! Free Wedding?

mint green bridesmaid dresses and vibrant bouquets

mint green bridesmaid dresses and black groomsmen suits

barn wedding portrait

flower adorned aisle and hanging lanterns

wildflower aisle decor

wedding guest parasols and programs

mint green bridesmaid dresses and vibrant bouquets

Their music: Kara and her bridal party walked down the aisle to “Going to California” by Led Zeppelin preformed by Joey Curtin, and had their first dance to”Calgary”by Bon Iver.

outdoor ranch wedding ceremony

Atwood Ranch Barn

chalkboard sign and hay bales

straw baskets and wildflowers

outdoor ranch cocktail hour

decorative wall flower arrangements and barn reception

flower planter box and decorative baskets

The wedding favors were all handmade by a close family friend. They made delicious apple butter from scratch! They picked apple butter in honor of Kara’s late grandmother, who’s specialty was apple butter.

wrapped guest gifts and yellow table accents

wildflower mason jar centerpiece

bride and groom name garland

simple and delicate rose flower arrangements

large harvest table and chandeliers reception

hydrangeas and fruit table decor

chalkboard dessert table signs and rustic jugs

dessert table assorted pies

romantic barn first dance

Photographer: Em the Gem / Event coordinator: Julie Atwood Events / Hair & Makeup: Camille Monique Makeup / Florist: Maria Philbin Floral Design / Cake: Pies (flavors: blueberry, pecan, apple, fudge) by Alexis Baking Company / Catering: Sage Catering Company / Invitation designer: Bella Figura / Wedding dress: Justin Alexander from Trudy’s Bridal / Shoes: Nine West / Engagement ring: originally belonged to Chris’ late grandmother, purchased in 1958 / Groom’s suit: TopMan / Bridesmaids dresses: J.Crew

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@100LayerCake on Feb 19, 2013

These bridesmaid's bouquets against those soft sage dresses, love!

Charlotte on Feb 19, 2013

Love how soft this wedding looks, gorgeous pastel colours make it look so peaceful and serene. Absolutely beautiful :-)

@100LayerCake on Feb 19, 2013

Such a darling soft sage & cream Sonoma wedding photographed by @gemphoto:

Em on Feb 19, 2013

Thank you so much for featuring Chris + Kara's wedding!! I love them so dearly!

Jennie - Duryea Place Designs on Feb 19, 2013

I just love all the flowers in this wedding! The bride's and bridesmaid's bouquets are gorgeous!!

Jenny McCann on Feb 25, 2013

WOW!! What a gorgeous wedding!

Kristina Juarbe {Thirty Three and a Third} on Feb 25, 2013

Beautiful wedding and images!!

Vivian Chou on Aug 13, 2013

Love this wedding. The wedding dress and flowy bridesmaid dresses are super beautiful!

Meghan on Oct 2, 2013

Hi there, Any idea where these bridesmaid dresses are from? I am looking for a specific shade of mint for my wedding next year, and this is the closest to it! Please help me out !? :) Gorgeous wedding by the way .

SairaSanam on Mar 5, 2014

very nice

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