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A dreamy Atlanta wedding: Laura + Mark

January 10, 2011

We almost don’t know where to start with Laura & Mark’s dreamy Atlanta wedding! I suppose we could begin by pointing out that Laura planned and designed nearly everything herself – illustrating seating charts, collecting vintage items, and designing all the paper goods herself. And everything turned out soo fantastic, Laura even decided to open up her own Etsy design shop!

It’s all very southern and classy – and took place in a botanical garden! Have a look at the prettiness below.

Loads of gorgeous little accessories here, like the golden locket, a plush, pale bouquet, and those incredibly funky shoes.

How’s this for a steal – Laura scouted out her dress for under $50! It was actually an over-sized sample bridesmaid dress, altered by a relative, who added a few little extras. Can you believe it?! So pretty.

Here’s a closer look at some of those cute paper goods – we especially love the “how to have a fabulous time” cards.

Laura & her Mom teamed up to illustrate the seating charts, which were actually whimsical little coats-of-arms (like “House of Mouse” and “House of Deer”) that listed all the guests names, and hung them in mismatched frames.

Such a pretty combo of tabletop items – florals mixed with succulents and lots of delicate vintage pieces (and some verrry tasty looking treats!) – gorgeous!

Truly gorgeous stuff, Laura & Mark. We applaud & congratulate you! Happy wishes for a happy marriage!

Venue: State Botanical Garden of Georgia in Athens, Georgia (Ceremony at the Day Chapel, Reception at the Terrace Room) / Floral Designer: Gardenia Floral Design / Bridal Gown: Melissa Sweet / Groom’s Suit: Custom-made by Duchess of Oregon / Catering: Mama’s Boy / Cakes: Cecilia Villaveces Cakes / Photobooth: Majestic Photo booth / Photography: W. Scott Chester Photography