Peach and Green Garden Wedding

Floataway Studios @weddingchicks

Are those nervous butterflies flapping around in your stomach now that your wedding day is getting closer? Not to worry, our next bride said she had the wedding jitters even on the big day, and it still turned out to be the best day ever! And we have to agree, this gorgeous peach and green garden wedding is absolutely stunning!

Need a little more to calm your nerves? Check out their budget breakdown below and of course the full gallery to see all of the details captured by Floataway Studios.

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Nervous Wedding Jitters

From the Bride: Our wedding at the Burbank Equestrian Center was the most frightening yet exciting day of my life. It all happened so quickly and was such a blur, but I definitely remember having a great time throughout.

For the ceremony, I especially loved the horse-drawn carriage. I was hesitant about it at first, but my dad insisted on having it, and we both ended up loving it. It truly was a spectacular entrance and exit, and since it was outdoors, of course we had to include our dog Oski in the ceremony.

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Keep It Simple

If I had to change one thing I’d probably be a little more frugal. Our venue didn’t allow outside food vendors, so my husband and I decided to add on a mini-doughnut station and cappuccino bar, which through the venue, was 2-3 times the normal cost. In reality though, everyone was stuffed from dinner and drinks that the extra stations were unnecessary.

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Live Music Bonus

During the reception, we hired a live band and I must say that this was the best decision we made. They were so energetic and kept the energy flowing the whole night. My favorite moment of the night was when the band played the last song – Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believing” – and called my husband and me up on stage to sing to our family and friends. It was so surreal and ended the night perfectly.

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Peach and Green Garden Wedding

Photography: Floataway Studios
Event designer: Catherine Leo
Coordinator: Liz Yoon
Venue: Calamigos Equestrian
Stationery: Tiffany Hahn Designs
Flowers: Green Leaf Designs
Cake: Merely Sweets
Hair: Theresa Huang
Photobooth: GC Photobooth
Lighting: Chiavari Chair Rentals
Band: Wayne Foster Entertainment
Flip Book Station: A Little Scene
Ceremony Musicians: OC Strings
Horse Carriage: Enchanted Carriages

Read on to see how much this peach and green garden wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.

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Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: gold, green, peach
Styles: classic, garden

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Charming Rustic Fall Wedding

Danielle Coons Photography @weddingchicks

Stefy and Shawn’s really wanted to have a rustic barn wedding. They envisioned a day overflowing with personal touches. Of course that means lots and lots of DIY wedding projects.

So, prepare yourself for oddlesf lovely twine, burlap and lace DIY projects. You can see every last detail of this charming rustic fall wedding in the full gallery here.  Allcaptured by Danielle Coons Photography.

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Let an outdoor venue do the work

The design theme for our invites came pretty quickly, since we were getting married in Pennsylvania in a barn setting, why not incorporate the Pennsylvania Dutch Hex artwork into our wedding. Hex art, if you’re not familiar with it, are those hand painted signs you typically see hung on the peaks of barns in Pennsylvania. For the ceremony itself, we decided long ago that we wanted to be married outside using the backdrop of our venue, and the fall colors do all the work for us. The site we site we chose was called the narrows at Fiddle Lake Farm. We picked up some potted mums and pumpkins to fill out the scene. Buying mums and pumpkins in October is not only super convenient, but also super cheap.

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New Venue: Fiddle lake farm

As I had mentioned, Fiddle Lake Farm was a brand new venue, the day of our visit they were setting up for the second or third wedding ever held there. When we arrived we were greeted by Pam Benson with one of the most welcome and inviting smiles you’ll find. The barn itself is located on top of a hill with amazing views of all the surrounding mountains. There was a lot of positive energy abound, and we knew right away that this was the place. Funny thing happened that weekend, I saw pictures my neighbor posted on Facebook of a wedding they went to that weekend, and it was the wedding they were setting up at Fiddle Lake Farm during our visit! It seemed as if the stars were aligned and this little coincidence helped concrete our decision to have our wedding at Fiddle Lake Farm.

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yarn-wrapped-wine-bottles

Using recycled wine bottles as wedding centerpieces is not only eco-friendly, but they really do look very cute. To add a little something something, you can wrap them in twine or burlap and lace. To learn exactly how to do that you click here to learn how to DIY yarn bottles.

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Keep your food local and regional

After the venue, came the food. Here’s where we didn’t want to skip a beat. We knew most of our guests would be traveling a couple of hours to get to the venue, and we didn’t want to disappoint them with the same ol’ same ol’ wedding food. We wanted to put a real emphasis on the region, and what better way to do that than with great food, and drink. Since we were having a fall wedding, Kevin from 14 Acre Farm came up with a seasonal menu, with practically all the items coming right off of his farm, and the items he didn’t have, he sourced from other regional farms. Another big hit was dessert, we decided to forgo the wedding cake, and went with fresh baked pies, served ala mode with what else, locally made ice cream from Blue Ribbon Diary in Exeter, PA.

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Venue: Fiddle Lake Farm
Flowers: Four Leaf Clover
Caterer: 14 Acre Farm
Hair & Makup: Amber of Studio 511
Dress Designer: Allure Couture
Shoe Designer: Toms
Dj: Tommy King

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: brown, green, orange, red, white, yellow
Styles: classic, rustic