A Beautiful Mess wedding: Emma + Trey

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We are so very excited to share Emma + Trey’s wedding ceremony today. For one thing, it’s just a downright gorgeous wedding captured by Arrow & Apple. But it’s also the wedding of one of our favorite bloggers around, A Beautiful Mess‘s Emma Chapman (who runs the blog with her sister Elsie). Do you remember Elsie and Jeremy’s wedding we featured a couple years ago?

If you don’t already follow A Beautiful Mess, then you should probably click on over as soon as you finish looking at these pretty photos. Be prepared for design, fashion, food, crafts and décor galore. But first, the wedding.

Emma says, Our wedding was very homemade. We decided early on to have our ceremony at my grandmother’s cabin out in the country. Trey and I visited my grandmother the day after we got engaged and it just felt like the perfect place to tie the knot. We love the outdoors and we wanted to reflect that in our decor and style. I must admit that we also love neon yellow, gold, bold colors and canoes. So we incorporated all that too.

rustic themed wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

The bouquets and bouts were all a DIY effort.

rustic themed wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma Chapman | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Elsie designed her dress (aww how special!). That big gold ribbon and those flouncy ruffles are almost too pretty to handle.

bridal nails | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

My bouquet was all white roses, held together by neon yellow ribbon. Trey has always bought me white roses, so it’s a special flower to me.

And Emma’s neon yellow nails? What a fun finishing touch!

bridesmaids  | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

groomsmen | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

colorful wedding programs | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding of Emma and Trey | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

The canoe seating and colorful rocks lining the dock are way rad, yes?

A Beautiful Mess wedding of Emma and Trey | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding of Emma and Trey | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma + Trey walked down the aisle to Bon Iver’s “Skinny Love.”

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma and Trey | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

We wrote our own vows. Even though we had been through them many times (making revisions and practicing), reciting them to each other in front of all our family and friends will be something I never forget.

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma and Trey, A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma and Trey, A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

Emma and Trey, A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

wedding dress by Elsie Larson | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

wedding dress by Elsie Larson | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

A Beautiful Mess wedding | photos by Arrow and Apple | 100 Layer Cake

You can see even more photos of their ceremony over at A Beautiful Mess.

Cheers, Emma + Trey! Here’s to a lifetime of happiness!

Photographer: Sarah Rhodes from Arrow & Apple / Videographer: Josh Stewart from Something Blue Cinema / Venue: Bride’s Grandmother’s Cabin in Lousiburg, MO / Hair: RetroPolitan Salon / Cake: Ellie Taylor / Catering: Kat Montgomery (groom’s sister) / Invitation Designer: Doren Chapman / Rentals: SB Bon Events / Ceremony Design: Sharon Taylor / Bride’s Dress: Elsie Larson (bride’s sister) / Shoes: Urban Outfitters /  Headpiece: BHLDN / Groom’s Suit & Shoes: Topman / Tie & Groomsmen’s Bowties: Forage Haberdashery

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Crinoline and Couture Bridal on Jul 29, 2013

Beautiful frilly gown!

Damaris - the cat you and us on Jul 29, 2013

Love all the details in Emma & Trey's wedding! I have already seen their picture sessions on A Beautiful Mess, but I am so happy to be able to see the ceremony as well. The groom suit is so great! Love the yellow accents! Damaris The cat, you and us

Urban Stylz Wedding Photography (Montreal Wedding Photographer) on Jul 29, 2013

Very nice color scheme and mood captured form this wedding. The level of emotions are very apparent. Well done!

Hot Chocolates - Clayton on Jul 29, 2013

Gorgeous setting - Such a different dress.... love it. :) xoxo

NY Wedding Photographer on Jul 29, 2013

Absolutely beautiful! Love everything about this wedding. The dress is wonderful and the canoe seating is a great touch!

laura on Jul 29, 2013

so beautiful! love all the details of their wedding especially Emma's dress and the canoes on the lake! how awesome :)

Bronwyn on Jul 31, 2013

What an amazing unusual dress, I absolutely love the open back - a definite show stopper and a reason for the guests to remember the special day forever! The bridesmaid's dresses are all gorgeous too, I'm a sucker for lace detailing and I love that each has a different style dress to suit her individual shape and style!

Clifton VA Realtor on Jul 31, 2013

I really love your site.. Great colors & theme. Did you make this amazing site yourself? Please reply back as I'm hoping to create my very own blog and would like to find out where you got this from or exactly what the theme is called. Many thanks!

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