8 Jul

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

This one oughta brighten up your morning, Cakies. Jess + Ky got engaged at an art museum, so a wedding venue like The New Children’s Museum in San Diego was a shoe-in. Jess says, We wanted the day to be a fun, happy celebration of the life we were starting together. We did our best to make the day full of joy, so we chose things like Tattly tattoos as favors and a venue with interactive exhibits.

Thanks to photog Anika London for the cheery shots.

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Pink dahlia bouquet | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

So much DIY goodness: We did quite a few DIY projects for the wedding, but the biggest one was making all of our centerpieces and bouquets. We planned our wedding from New Mexico, so we ordered the flowers over the phone and crossed our fingers they would be as pretty as we hoped. We picked up the flowers two days before the wedding and made all of the centerpieces that night, with help from a few friends. The flowers were gorgeous, and we ended up with more than we needed. Our hotel room looked like a tiny flower shop and smelled like heaven!

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Blush bridesmaid dresses| Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

A mix of pretty neutrals across the bridal party.

Blush bridesmaid dresses| Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Pink dahlia bouquet | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

J + K saved jam jars during their entire engagement to use as gold centerpieces.

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

What lucky wedding guests to get to hang out with such a fun couple all day.

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Chalkboard signage  | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Tattly temporary tattoos | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Modern, colorful museum wedding | Photo by Anika London | Read more -  http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75169

Jess says, I loved every second spent working on wedding crafts with Ky in the year leading up to the wedding. The flowers were a big undertaking, but I will never forget looking around the room and seeing some of our favorite people chatting and laughing with handfuls of flowers and petals everywhere.

Congrats, Jess + Ky!

Photographer: Anika London / Videographer: Max and Molly Films / Ceremony & Venue: The New Children’s Museum / Event Design: Jess + Ky / Event Coordination: Courtney Tibbets & Ashley Abbot Hollinger from After The Engagement / Hair & Makeup: Jess / Florist: Jess, Ky, & friends with flowers from Wholesale Flowers and Supplies / Invitation Designer: emruth via Etsy / Cake Toppers + Table Numbers: DIY / Catering: The Wild Thyme Company / Cake: Whole Foods Bakery / Beverages: Best Beverage Catering Company / DJ: Aaron Valdez of Perfect Mix DJs / Rentals: Raphael’s Party Rentals / Bride’s Dress: Alvina Valenta from Almond Tree Weddings in Phoenix, AZ / Shoes: Zara / Veil: Bride’s Mother’s / Jewelry: Gifts from Jess’ Mother & Mother-in-Law / Suit: Banana Republic / Shoes: Banana Republic / Bridesmaids Dresses: Mix from Anthropologie, J.Crew, Ann Taylor, Vintage boutique

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Comments

  1. Wow!! Absolutely love this!! So colorful! Amazing images!!

  2. This was a gorgeous wedding we were SO LUCKY to have been the Coordinators for. Jess and Ky are a couple we will never forget- especially with these beautiful photographs. xo, Courtney Tibbets, After the Engagement

  3. Such a beautiful feature on an amazing couple! Anika London captured the whimsy of this day perfectly. I adored working with this fantastic couple, who truly put their heart and soul into their wedding! xo, Ashley, After the Engagement

  4. I LOVE the setting and feel of this wedding. Really, really cool.

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