Rustic DIY farm wedding: Cara + Jayson

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Cara + Jayson’s venue was so fitting for their romantic day, you’d figure it must’ve took them months to find it. But it was actually the farm Cara grew up on in California (lucky bride!). Can you imagine? So perfect for a rustic celebration with lots of DIY projects to adorn the space and 130 guests to mingle. Thanks to the bride’s talented childhood pal, Erica of Acres of Hope Photography, for sharing!

Bridemsaids portrait

Rustic wedding ceremony

Cara walked down the aisle to A Thousand Miles by Christina Perri. Her fave memory: Walking down the aisle since I hadn’t seen Jayson since the rehearsal dinner. It was amazing being able to look him in the eye while reading our vows. It was so hard trying not to kiss him until we were announced as husband and wife! 

Rustic wedding sign

Wedding rings

Bridal portrait

The bride’s rustic bouquet recipe: anemones, ranunculus, dahlias, Juliet garden roses, lamb’s ear, succulents, scabiosa pods, and dark berries. Love her floral crown too!

Wedding portrait

Rustic wedding signage

Rustic farm wedding tablescape

Rustic escort card display

Rustic sweetheart table backdrop

Rustic farm wedding tablescape

This light!

Rustic farm wedding tablescape

Rustic farm wedding tablescape

Guest book table

Rustic farm wedding reception

We wanted to match the space and incorporate a lot of wood and natural elements but still have that elegant feel with the lighting, the china and the colors. Our color scheme was peach, plum and neutrals. All backdrops, place cards, logs for centerpieces, the pinecone garland on the bar, s’mores kits, guest book, all signs, and the corn hole game were DIY.

Rustic dessert table backdrop

Wedding desserts

Rustic wedding cake display

So cute, right? Be sure to check back today for another darling cake in our next post.

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Cheers to the happy couple!

Photographer: Acres of Hope Photography / Venue: Private Property in Jamul, CA / Coordinator: Molly Stark, Tres Chic Affairs / Florals: Bespoke Occasions / Hair: Erin Luce of Unveiled Bridal Beauty / Makeup: Makeup by Shelby / Cake: Sweet Lydia’s / Catering: Hunter’s Steakhouse / Invitations: Paper Please / Rentals: Event Party Rentals / Lighting: Stecklair Events / DJ: Showcase DJ / Bride’s Dress: Melissa Sweet from David’s Bridal / Shoes: Steve Madden / Makeup: MAC, Rings & Diamond Earrings: Charles Koll / Diamond Bracelet: Passed down, Bride’s Grandmother’s / Groom, Groomsmen, & Ring Bearer Suits & Groom’s Shoes: Friar Tux

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Sarah Chancey on Feb 11, 2016

I love how they let the natural beauty of the ceremony location be the focus, and kept the decor simple and elegant. Spot on with the draping!

Daria on Feb 11, 2016

What beautiful wedding! Love the cake and the little tartlets .

Tammy on Feb 11, 2016

Beautiful family. Beautiful bride. Many blessings.

100layercake on Feb 11, 2016

Sarah, we couldn't agree more!

Kari on Feb 11, 2016

What a beautiful venue! Kari

Patryk Stanisz Photography on Feb 12, 2016

Beautiful bride! and great photographs of decor!

The Addison Grove- Austin, TX Wedding Venue on Feb 12, 2016

Rustic yet elegant. Such a beautiful event with incredible decor! We can't wait to see our brides using details like these once our venue opens this fall!

Chloe on Feb 16, 2016

I love an outdoor wedding and this one is done to perfection.

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