Playful Nashville Wedding From Austin Gros Photography

Mix up some pinwheels, gorgeous florals, some stylish bow ties and you have one heck of a Playful Nashville Wedding on your hands. All captured by Austin Gros, who is pretty uhh-amazing by the way. You should see a little more of his work by visiting here and here.

See all the images up close and personal in the full wedding gallery by clicking here. Read on friends because, the bride has more to share on this whimsical wedding.

From the bride:
“We live in California, and one of my favorite things out here is the colorful, playfulness you get at the beaches: the bright flowers, the surfboards, the red white and blue diners at the end of the piers, the bright colored swimsuits and ice cream shops…it’s everywhere you look! It fits our personalities, so when we got engaged, we decided to take our photos at the Balboa Fun Zone in Newport Beach complete with lollipops, brightly colored carousels, a ferris wheel ride, hats and cotton candy. We loved every second of it! That day really inspired the theme for our wedding. We wanted it to be bright, whimsical, and have that almost-giddy feeling you got as a kid when you went to a carnival for a day. With the help of our amazing wedding planner, Emily Humphries of Simply Yours Weddings, we ended up with lots of color and fun ideas. There were colorful pinwheels which we put in vintage blue mason jars for the table centerpieces. We had a vintage popcorn machine with old-school red-striped popcorn bags as appetizers during cocktail hour. I chose coral for my bridesmaids and let them pick a dress in any shade they chose, which turned out amazing! Their bouquets and the groomsmen’s boutonnieres had mini-pinwheels tucked in for an added touch of fun. Instead of cake, we had a root beer float and ice cream bar, with red and white striped straws. Instead of “cake-cutting” we toasted with our root beer floats. We even did a mini-birthday celebration for my mom and cousin (who both had birthdays that day!) with pink-frosted cupcakes and sparkling candles! The guestbook was a tandem bicycle print, where our guests used their thumbprints to create a large group of colorful balloons and signed their names on their balloon. And of course, no carnival would be complete without a (homemade) photo booth with lots of mustaches! There was nowhere you could turn without laughing or smiling at the details. I’m pretty sure everyone (us included) left with at least a hint of giddyness!”

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Photographer: Austin Gros
Venue: Houston Station
Caterer: Jim N’ Nicks
Coordinator: Emily Humphries, Simply Yours Weddings
DJ: Tyler Rorex, Sweet T Entertainment
Dress Designer: The Wedding Bell, Tacoma WA
Lighting: Nashville Audio Visual
Stationery: Rachel Jasper Designs
Veil or Hair Accessories: Trulu Couture

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  1. Get ready for some serious inspiration from @austingros in this Playful Nashville Wedding with details galore!

  2. officially, unequivocally, most certainly in love with @austingros photograhy, of course (;

  3. Playful Nashville Wedding From Austin Gros Photography: Mix up some pinwheels, gorgeous florals, some stylish bo…

  4. Did you notice that there are pinwheels IN the bouquets? omg too cute!! @austingros

  5. #WeddingWednesday: Today’s #WeddingOfTheDay is a playful Nashville #edding –

  6. Playful Nashville Wedding From Austin Gros Photography

  7. Have you met @austingros yet? Totally worth getting to know. So grateful to feature his work.

  8. Thanks to Simply Yours Events and Emily Humphries for the referral of TruLu Couture to this bride! Featured on The…

  9. What a lovely shade of pink in the bridesmaids’ dresses. Great warm tones throughout the wedding, too. Nice work!

  10. -100. weddingchicks says:

    We can’t deny that we do a little happy dance whenever we get to feature Austin’s amazing work. Thank you so much for sharing this with us Austin, we know our readers will love it! (:

  11. -100. Shanna Magnuson says:

    love the easy going beauty that just comes right out in these lovely photos! especially loving the design for the invites and the colors of the whole day!

  12. -100. Megan Clouse says:

    I LOVE their color choices!!

  13. great work, austin!

  14. Yee Haw! lol I LOVE it!

  15. -100. Cassandra Eldridge says:

    This wedding is stunning! I love the color palettes. Thanks for sharing :)

  16. Austin Gros is amazing! I want my whole life photographed by him!:)

  17. -100. heather says:

    Love the colors! So cheerful and whimsical.

  18. Great job, Emily!

  19. -100. Herma says:

    Yes! I will!!
    With love,

  20. crafty brides, you might just LOVE this fabric strip background from @austingros

  21. “@weddingchicks: crafty brides, you might just LOVE this fabric strip background from @austingros” amazing ambient :)

  22. What a fun wedding! RT @weddingchicks crafty brides, you might just LOVE this fabric strip background from @austingros

  23. -100. Jovi.b. (@Jovi_B) says:

    @katieeileen_ mutherf$&!?

  24. I ADORE all the beautiful paper details of this wedding! So lovely and creative! Thanks for sharing!

  25. -100. Rhiannon says:

    What a fabulously fun wedding :) I love every little bit!

  26. Awwww what a fun wedding! The colors are amazing!

  27. Well, I go out of the country and the land of WiFi and come home to a gift!! Thanks @weddingchicks! More thx to come :)

  28. -100. Lia ♥ (@lbucci_) says:

    Cuando me case, mi matrimonio será así:, via @weddingchicks. Me emocioné de ver las fotos!!!!!!

  29. -100. Joseph Milton says:

    i especially loved that DJ, Tyler Rorex! He was awesome!

  30. this wedding… I’ve been drooling on it for the last couple of days… utterly gorgeous! via @weddingchicks

  31. -100. ann says:

    can you give a tutorial on the photobooth?

  32. -100. Kalea says:

    Any idea where they got that great hi-fiving cake topper? I love it!

  33. -100. {The NotWedding} says:

    Adorable! Love the playfulness and vibrant colors! Always good to add fun to the wedding.

  34. -100. April says:

    What a beautiful wedding! Could you tell me where you found the bridesmaid dresses? They’re all so pretty! Thank you!


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