Glamorous Gold and Gray Wedding

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Susan and Mike are Tennessee transplants who are in love and on a mission to start Mike’s music career. Shortly after their move from New Jersey to Nashville this cute couple tied the knot. Throwing a wedding celebration with all the gusto and glamor of the CMT awards! Spectacular details like Susan’s glittery shoes and cathedral length veil, the exquisite floral displays and the five (Yes, Five!) wedding cakes will leave you drooling. All this wedding was missing was the red carpet and a swarm of paparazzi.

We know you will be wanting a few tips on how to create your own glamorous gold and gray wedding. Be sure to keep reading to see Susan and Mike’s the full budget break down. And as always, don’t forget to check out the full gallery to see the fabulous details captured by Connection Photography.

chevron and floral wedding invite

gold glitter hangers

sparkly silver wedding shoes

simple wedding day makeup

gray bridesmaid dresses

From the Bride:
I wish I would have worn a shorter veil. The cathedral veil is gorgeous and looks great in photos. However, the veil was stepped on, pulled, tugged, stuck, and tripped over for the majority of time I was wearing it. It became a running joke that it was “good luck” to step on the veil because everyone was doing it anyways!

fun groomsman gifts

grey groomsmen in suspenders

To amp up the elegance of their rooftop wedding ceremony Mike and Susan relied on the outstanding talents of A Village of Flowers. This family owned floral company created all of the gorgeous bouquets of roses and cotton that lined the aisle and and spilled over the refurbished wedding altar.

vintage box aisle decor ideas

vintage yellow wedding ceremony dresser

yellow rose in white vase

chalkboard wedding sign

wedding procession

here comes the bride

nashville outdoor wedding ceremony

We love Susan and Mike’s alternative guestbook idea. Immortalizing your wedding day with an autographed instrument is a stroke of rock genius!

custom throw pillow and guitar guestbook

heart shaped escort cards

shabby chic table decor

How many weddings have you been to where there are so many cake choices? All five of Mike and Susan’s wedding cakes were jaw dropping pieces of art created by the sisters of Sweet T’s Bakeshop. With training under Buddy Valastro (aka: the Cake Boss) it is no wonder the desserts from Sweet T’s are so mind blowing.

cake buffet chalkboard sign

cake buffet ideas

floral wedding cake tied with a bow

wedding cake buffet

heart wedding cake

giant gold love balloon

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Photographer: Joseph and Andrea Sides of Connection Photography
Ceremony Venue: Watermark Restaurant
Hair & Makeup: Elan Hair Salon
Cake: Sweet T's Bakeshop
Dress Designer: Watters
Flowers: A Village of Flowers
Groom's Attire: J.Crew
Shoe Designer: Enzo Angiolini
Stationery: Laura Janer Patterson
Grooms Shoes: Billy Reed
Sash on Gown: Augusta Jones
Band: Randy McLellan Band | Reception Venue: Sambuca Restaurant

Read on to see how much this glamorous gold and grey 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.

Ceremony: $1,500
Reception w/ drinks: $11,000
Dress: $1,800
Flowers: $2,200
Photographer: $3,400
Band: $2,500
Hair/makeup: $200
DIY decor: $1,000 (vintage books, bunting, dynamite crates, mason jars, etc...)
Dresser: $19 +paint :)

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  1. -100. @OldNewBorrowedB says:

    #Wedding #Bride #Reception Glamorous Gold and Gray Wedding

  2. -100. Rei says:

    This wedding is just perfect…

  3. -100. grace says:

    I’m from Nashville, Sambuca is one of my favorites – YUM. This wedding is GORGEOUS!


  4. -100. @Wedding_Agent says:

    Glamorous Gold and Gray Wedding #weddings

  5. Lovely pics.. the wedding cake buffet is a genius idea! lol


  6. -100. emily @ anna delores says:

    Smitten with every inch of this wedding! Venue, dress, colors, details… all perfection.

  7. -100. @ConnectionPhoto says:

    Honored to be featured on @WeddingChicks today! via

  8. Congratulations! Your wedding looks amazing especially all those cakes and the balloons. I saw the last photos first and had to check whether it was a wedding or styled shoot.

  9. Wow this pictures are gorgeous!!! And such a stunning wedding! Loved every details!

  10. -100. Jessica says:

    Your wedding was BEAUTIFUL! We are giving the groomsmen gifts similar to yours but I am having a hard time finding a box to place everything in. Where did you get yours?

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: gold, grey, yellow
Styles: classic, diy, vintage