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Country Vintage Texas Wedding

Imagine being greeted with a grilled cheese sandwich, a cup of tomato soup and a side of fried pickles when you arrived at a wedding. How tasty does that sound? That’s just one of the many thoughtful touches that went into this country vintage Texas wedding.

The bride shares so much more with us in the full wedding gallery that you must read by clicking here. Captured in true Texas fashion by Natalie Shelton.

The tables were a collaboration with the bride and Bows and Arrows. Every table displayed a different setting of vintage jars, bird cages and chalk boards. This meant a few trips to Canton, Texas, a few good friends, and magical pieces that the bride has now for memories and parties to come. The cake table was set with vintage candies and three cakes with vintage birds atop each…..the guests all loved the cake.

The bride had several trips to Canton, Texas to collect all the vintage bottles that the florist filled with a different array of flowers. Frames were purchashed at Goodwill, and spray painted by friends to suit the theme. Her friends threw her a bachelorette party exclusively to prepare the paper cut outs for tables and all the props for photo booth. This was a huge friends-and-family endeavor that lasted a few months. On each table, guest were greeted with personalized crossword puzzles.

The reception started with Paul McCartney’s “Baby I’m Amazed,” a Tequila shot instead of champagne toast and magical country music through out the night ….. thanks to The Baldwins and Clay Pendergrass. The guest were presented with cactus plants in metals jars with precious notes …. Darcy loves Ashley and love grows. Thanks to the grooms aunt and Ashley’s best friend for helping with the prickly succulents.
Many magical moments were had, and the memories will be forever.

Photographer: Natalie Shelton
Venue: Double J Art Ranch & Hacienda
Makeup: Cheryll Smith
Hair: Todd Hedrick
Cake: Sugar Bee Sweets
Caterer: City Kitchen
DJ: Clay Pendergrass
Floral Design: Bows and Arrows
Stationery: Nosh Creative
Dress Designer: Vera Wang
Groom’s Attire: Billy Reid
Shoe Designer: Cavendars
Officiant: Curtis Baker

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  1. 0. Claire Martine says:

    I love the dessert table! What a subtle way to incorporate desserts and candy without being over the top. The cactus cans remind me of this: http://blog.koyalwholesale.com/?p=2498. So cute and a great to use reclaimed materials!

  2. 0. Jenny B says:

    love it–what a beautiful outdoor wedding. that little yellow cake with the two love birds on top is adorable! i also really like the mismatched vases and flowers. cute cute cute.

  3. 0. Lauren Whaley says:

    Any chance you’d be willing to pass on your chalk boards? How about those boots? LOVE everything about your wedding!! We’re getting married on my fiancé’s family farm at the end of August. Let me know!

  4. 0. mrschadt says:

    How orginal! I love the idea of DIY photos! I’m sure the guests had a ton of fun with that. All the little details that went into this are just amazing!

  5. Ok, I love all of this to pieces, but can someone please tell me where to get me some of those boots?

  6. 0. Jasmine says:

    Love the idea of being greeted with a grilled cheese, tomato soup and grilled pickles! Yum! Tequila shots! Yes please!

  7. 0. jackie says:

    This is exactly what my daughter was telling me about – elegant but simple. Beautiful wedding – beautiful pictures!

  8. 0. Megan Schniers says:

    The photographer did a great job capturing the essence of a country vintage wedding. The muted hues of pinks, blues, and yellows allows the pictures to create the feel of true vintage.

  9. 0. Katie says:

    This is amazing, I love all the flowers and cactus!

  10. 0. Lindsey Joy says:

    Natalie, you are amazing!! Love these! :)

  11. 0. natalie shelton says:

    Thanks all!! It was such a fun wedding to shoot. Ashley and Darcy were such a fun couple to work with. The vendors were wonderful as well!!

  12. 0. Ashley Brown says:

    Thank you Natalie. You did a wonderful! Thanks for all the sweet comments. it was so much fun putting it all together with so many talented and creative friends and family. Lauren, I have already repurposed the frames. I have some in a collage in the bathroom. I found the boots at Cavendars. There is a link to their website below.

  13. 0. Elsie J says:

    love the succulent bouquet!

  14. 0. tifleur says:

    Les bouteilles-vases sont du plus bel effet avec toutes leurs couleurs!

  15. Beautiful!! So many small details that come together.

  16. 0. Jessica says:

    I stumbled on this! Cute!! Thanks for posting! – Jessica

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