Wintery Texas wedding: Amy + Cody

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Amy + Cody rightfully dubbed their wedding “rustic Celtic”. They found fun ways to honor their families traditions and heritage by adding rustic touches like burlap, antlers and horseshoes (a little nod to their Texas roots), and incorporated their clan’s tartans, Scottish thistle and bagpipe music to represent their Celtic heritage. The Nichols fell in love with these two after photographing their engagement session and did a fabulous job capturing their wedding, no?

Tara Keely from Blush Bridal wedding dress

deep pink and fuchsia bouquet

chiffon veil, red lips and pearl necklace

vintage style invitation

navy bridesmaid dresses

green succulents boutonniere and groomsmen suspenders

winter texas wedding

The most memorable moment of our wedding day was the beginning of the ceremony. After being cold, overcast and windy all day, the sun came out from behind the clouds and the air was calm as our bagpiper broke into the strains of You Are My Sunshine for the processional.

chalkboard door

green leaf flower girl crown

outdoor garden wedding

Barr Mansion, Texas

rusted horseshoe and planter box floral arrangement

Mr. and Mrs. burlap chair signs

mini bottle bud vases, antlers and vibrant fuchsia florals

"thank you" guest satchels

My mother and I baked Scottish shortbread cookies for the wedding favors, embellishing each one with a thistle cookie stamp before they went in the oven. We gifted them in muslin bags, which I personalized with a unique ink stamp featuring a horseshoe with a shamrock in the middle.

rustic beamed ceilings and fabric wrapped decor

rustic bottle vases and vibrant pink and fuchsia flowers

Scottish wedding cake topper and frosting design

sparkler wedding send off

Cheers to the newlyweds!

Photography: The Nichols / Venue: Barr Mansion / Floral design: Bouquets of Austin / Wedding dress: Tara Keely from Blush Bridal / Hairpieces: Veil handmade by bride’s aunt / Shoes: Nina / Bridesmaid dresses: Alfred Sung / Hair + makeup: Hair by Pele Lewis-Zavala at the Cutting Room; Makeup by Avery Allen of Austin Wedding Makeup / Groom suit: Macy’s / Invitations + paper goods: The Paper Place / Catering + cake: Barr Mansion / DJ: Byrne Rock / Ceremony music: Silver Thistle Pipes & Drums

Social Love

@WeddingReports on Dec 17, 2012

Wintery Texas wedding: Amy + Cody via @100LayerCake #wedding

Jennifer Nichols on Dec 17, 2012

Such a fabulous wedding to be a part of! Thanks to Amy + Cody for choosing us to document their celebration and a big thank you to 100 Layer Cake for the feature!

@clubwedd on Dec 17, 2012

Amy + Cody rightfully dubbed their wedding “rustic Celtic”. They found fun ways to honor their families traditio...

Hot Chocolates - Chocolate Fountain Hire on Dec 17, 2012

Love the flowers! Some great ideas.. the chalkboard door is genius! :) Well done guys oxox

@100LayerCake on Dec 17, 2012

Such a sweet Texas wedding with a cozy wintery vibe photographed by The Nichols:

@ExquisiteBride on Dec 17, 2012

Wintery Texas wedding: Amy + Cody: Amy + Cody rightfully dubbed their wedding “rustic Celtic”. They found fun wa...

@andiw82 on Dec 17, 2012

Wintery Texas wedding: Amy + Cody - Amy + Cody rightfully dubbed their wedding "rustic Celtic". They found fun ways ...

Laura @ Real Flowers on Dec 18, 2012

Congratulations, Amy and Cody. Love the Winter wedding flowers - so gorgeous!

Katie Anderson-Keith Watson Events on Dec 18, 2012

Love the chalkboard door instead of a program! Such a fun idea!

kellysmith on Dec 10, 2013

I can’t help but pin each and every detail. From the happy florals to the vibrant color palette and everything in between, it’s a wedding worth getting lost in for awhile.

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