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DIY Lime Green & Navy Blue Wedding

Our next wedding took place in Washington at the historical Red Barn Farms. It has been in the Meyer family for over 100 years, but recently renovated into a rustic and elegant wedding venue. The 1903 timber-frame barn is the focal point and magical in the evening with the glow of soft light. An ideal spot for WA rustic barn yard wedding.

Betsy, the bride, did absolutely everything herself (with the help of her friends) or at least had the idea for those unique touches.¬† She made the groom’s ring, flower arrangements, bouquets, centerpieces, candy table, tulle ceiling adornment (which made tossing the bouquet a little difficult), photobooth (decorated with family photos). She dyed her own slip blue (something blue!), chose the boys’ socks, and after not being able to find a chandelier that matched what she wanted, she made that herself as well. Talk about a DIY bride and of course a special thanks to Matt Shumate Photography.

Photography: Matt Shumate Photography
Wedding Venue: Red Barn Farms in Colton, WA

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  1. 0. matt shumate says:

    Thanks for appreciating the care that was put in to this wedding by the bride & sharing it with the world. Beautiful bride. Beautiful venue. I had a pretty easy task of photographing it!

  2. 0. Rachel Sandall says:

    I love the picture frame wall, how adorable! Cutest shot ever. I’ve never seen a barn look so awesome!

  3. 0. Jamie MacDonald says:

    This is spectacular! Very cute theme very well done. The photos are to die for too. They were very blessed to have found a photographer with such vision and talent.

    Congrats to you all!

  4. 0. Donna Keidel says:

    What I wouldn’t give to photograph a wedding like this!!!! Or… have one…

  5. 0. WeddingXpert says:

    This is on cuteness overload! I’m loving the touches of rustic whimsiness, and the colors are beautiful.

  6. 0. Ted says:

    This is pretty cool!! Nice!

  7. 0. weddingchicks says:

    thank you so much for sharing this with us matt! (:

  8. 0. Darling says:

    Beautiful images!

  9. 0. Alicia Candelora says:

    This is stunning! Love the cake!

  10. 0. Tanya says:

    I love that awning over the candy table! And the wallpaper and the frames! Clever! And soooo cute!

  11. 0. Kathryn Bradley says:

    Such a beautiful DIY wedding! These photographs really caputre all of the details and will allow this couple to remember their special day forever!

  12. Oh these details are amazing and I love the colors! Beautiful rustic wedding!

  13. 0. Tanya says:

    I love the photo booth. Such a cute idea. As usual, great photos by Matt.

  14. 0. gabe aceves says:

    Beautifully done. I love Matt’s photography and this is no exception. Love it.

  15. 0. Paul Rowland says:

    Hard to pick which one is my favorite b/c they are incredible images. The details of this wedding were awesome.

  16. 0. Nely says:

    I absolutely love the photobooth idea. Does anyone know how they made this. plywood ? how did they get the structure supported?

  17. 0. Luis Godinez says:

    What an incredible wedding. Matt is an awesome photographer and even better person. :)

  18. 0. matt shumate says:

    @Nely It was plywood with a 2×4 frame. It was held up by 2×4 supports on either side. Send me an email & I’ll see if I can find a photo showing the sides.

  19. 0. 10.11. Makeup says:

    loooooove the photo wall. Stinking adorable!

  20. 0. k* says:

    This is a really beautiful wedding. Love the draped barn color, it’s stunning! The Photowall is fun to see and beautifully done. I’ve seen a lot now since our wedding and It’s always so fun to see how others are inspired by the ideas. Congratulations! http://thealisters.typepad.com/sparkliatti/2009/07/kristen-todds-fabulous-vintage-photo-wall.html

  21. I love the photobooth wall! I’ve seen this before and just love the idea!

  22. 0. Betsy Boyer Smith says:

    Thank you everyone for all of the great comments. The wedding was a blast as you can tell from the amazing photos that Matt took! Thank you, thank you, thank you

  23. 0. jomygoodness says:

    I love her DIY photobooth.

  24. 0. Daniel Dunlap says:

    Matt Shumate is the man!

  25. 0. Peter says:

    Love the photo booth set up. I’d love to see one of my brides have this sort of a set up.
    awesome.

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