Casual Green and Gold Wedding

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With local greenery used for the bridesmaid bouquets and pops of gold throughout, this casual outdoor wedding in California really takes the cake for it’s laid-back feel and ultra chic decor.

As always, we have more beautiful images to share with you from Sposto Photography of this casual green and gold wedding, so go behind the scenes and check out the entire gallery here. Also, don’t miss the budget breakdown below to see how much a wedding like this may cost you.

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Local Greenery

Hayley and Mike had such a fun and casual wedding perfectly styled with green garlands and pops of gold. Their lovely flower girls were adorned with olive branch crowns and all the bridesmaids carried bouquets of local ferns and greens inspired from the grounds of the ceremony site. Hayley looked raident in her Erin Fetherston gown. She even found flower girl dresses in a similar fabric!

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An Event To Remember

Of The Flowers did a wonderful play on a campfire arrangement immolating a roaring fire at the ceremony site. Since the wedding took place at the Campfire facility in Long Beach, Ca, it was a perfect sentiment to the iconic campfire pit that sits atop the campfire amphitheater on the grounds. After the ceremony, everyone danced the night away under market lights in this lovely space. It was truly an event to remember!

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Photographers: Sposto Photography

Coordinators & Stylists: Hutchinson Weddings
Paper Goods & Calligraphy: Paperless Post
Flowers: Of The Flowers
Fashion: Erin Fetherston
Cakes & Catering: Long Beach Taco Cart
Beauty: Label Me Lindsay


Forever Fascinators

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Forever Fascinators

Whether you’re looking for the perfect bridal fascinator, or a headpiece that might be suitable for your Bridesmaids, Forever Fascinators can help. Nothing about your special day can be taken for granted, especially when it comes to what the Bride is wearing! It’s really important that you have access to a wide variety of fascinator styles and designs, and also that you can return or exchange your fascinator if it’s not quite suitable.

At Forever Fascinators, you can return or exchange your fascinator for any reason, to ensure that you look your best on the day. The Bridal fascinator should be elegant and refined, but not so large and intrusive that it takes the guests’ (and Groom’s) eye away from the Bride’s face. Having said that, there’s only really one rule that truly must never be broken. The Bridesmaids must never outshine the Bride!

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Blue Gold and Peach Romance Wedding

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This next bride was super savvy about how she spent her wedding cash, not only did she DIY a good portion of her big day, but she was able to turn it around and make a profit on most of it afterward! Keep reading to find out how!

And don’t miss the budget breakdown and a list of more DIY’s from this blue gold and peach romance wedding below. Plus you can see even more of these fabulous photos from Allyson Wiley when you visit the full gallery here.

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To Coordinate Or Not To Coordinate

Even though I was very cost-conscious, I would recommend having a coordinator. We had ours do month-of coordination as well as negotiating our rentals.

Our coordinator was AMAZING. Having been in the business far longer than I have, she recommended vendors within my budget without sacrificing anything. She also got us a discount with our rentals, with this alone, she paid for herself!

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Turning A Profit On Your Wedding

All of my decor items were bought from the salvage yard, Home Goods or Craigslist (I hate paying full price for anything!) I did not spend much money on my paper crafts, construction paper, paint, glue and crepe paper were mostly used with coupons from Michaels and JoAnns.

I think I spent about $300 on decor (not including the real flowers). After the wedding, I sold most of my decor on Craigslist and made a profit!

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Save Your Cash & DIY It

I had been obsessed with a vintage paper moon for months prior to the wedding. I saw one at a rental company that cost $700 and that was only after spending $5000 minimum on their other items, none of which I felt necessary. I decided to make one myself!

I had help with the construction of the bench, but I painted the face of the moon. The whole project cost $160, for the wood and the paint. I am thinking of renting it out for the future, but I am tempted to keep it!

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Blue Gold and Peach Romance Wedding

Photographers: Allyson Wiley Photography
Flowers: Floravida Events
Cake: Cake Coquette
Catering: Cater Marin
Coordinators & Stylists: Sweet + Crafty
Rentals: Bright Events
Lighting & Entertainment: Enhanced Lighting and Sound
DJ: DJ Jerry Schultz
Church + Reception: St. Vincent’s School for Boys

Read on to see how much this blue gold and peach romance 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.