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Southwestern Wedding Ideas

Anybody who has been to The Southwest will immediately be captivated by all its beauty and charm. The luminous light with succulents as far as the eye can see, and home to one of our favorite singers Stevie Nicks. A place like this has to be magical.

Thorne Artistry also got a little taste of The Southwest’s magic on a recent vacation and the wedding ideas started to flow. Blossoming into some incredibly fantastic southwestern wedding ideas. Filled with details galore including chevron wedding invites, a rustic coffee station and an impeccably styled Southwest inspired bride. You must see all the images in the full gallery photographed by ae martin photography. There are a few hair styles we know you are going to love.

Amanda Thorne Pritchard of Thorne Artistry:

Incorporating your own flair with accessories can make an otherwise classic white wedding dress very unique. By adding a vintage southwest style belt and some gorgeous turquoise jewelry, this beautiful gown is completely transformed. For an even more unique look, add a custom head piece

The funky chevron fabric found on the cake, coffee station, and the groom’s bow tie was a major source of inspiration for the patterns and colors found throughout the décor and the paper suite. The gorgeous centerpieces were crafted to symbolize a bright and bustling garden that works perfectly for table décor with its low lying shape, allowing the guests to socialize easily. Ing love, beauty, and lasting friendship.

nstead of a traditional cake topper, I used two mini cactus to represent the bride and groom. Roasted mini peppers are a perfect pre-dinner snack and add color and texture to the table setup. Most of the props that add character and charm to the photo shoot were found at a local vintage store, including a horse head cane. A piece of custom artwork served as the guest signing board, and table assignments were written on glass covering a frame filled with coffee beans. Another main element of the décor, coffee, is intended to give guests the feeling of comfort and friendship. Giving a living gift as a wedding favor, such as a succulent or air plant in a coffee mug, pulled together the ideas of growi

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Photographer: ae martin photography
Event Designer: Thorne Artistry
Venue: City Farmers Nursery
Flowers: Funky Floral
Cake: Wicked Spoon
Stationery: Blush Printables
Makeup & Hair: Thorne Artistry
Dress Designer: Design The Dress
Shoes: Qupid
Jewelry: Lush Jewelry
Groom’s Attire & Veil: Bad Madge & Company
Prop or Furniture Rentals: Pow Wow Vintage Rentals
Ikat Pillows: World Market
Select Props: Bad Madge & Company
Green Dress: Storm Florist | Short White Dress: Sparrow Bridal
Select Jewelry: Jennafer Grace
Models: Kayla Fincher, Erick Lopez | Styling Assistant:Amie Wilde

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    Being from Santa Fe, NM I’m really into this!

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  17. 0. camille says:

    WOW! One of my faves!!! Such bright and fun colors…very unique all together!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3 it!!!!!!!

  18. 0. Thorne Artistry says:

    Thank you Wedding Chicks for the wonderful post! It’s always an honor to be featured on the site I used when I got married! I still visit everyday! :) You’re the best! xo

  19. 0. kaye says:

    Very very interesting use of materials! Love the jewelry.
    SO IMPRESSED with aemartinphotography!!!

  20. Thanks so much for featuring this shoot! So honored to be on Wedding Chicks!

  21. 0. Amanda says:

    Beautiful Photos and very creative!!! :)

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  29. Thanks to everyone who helped make this shoot a success! Super stoked to see people dig it :)

    Peace

  30. 0. Krasceva says:

    You have a real talent for photography, fantastic colours and pictures!

  31. 0. Issi Greig says:

    Such beautiful images

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