Rainy And Ravishing Rustic Wedding

bethany small photography

Do you have a back up plan for your wedding? If  you do not and the weather does get out of hand, your greatest asset will be a sunny attitude. As you can clearly see from our next wedding the couple embraced an unexpected change in their plans, and their wedding turned out all the more beautiful and special because of it.

Take a moment to soak it all up all the details, no pun intend. And … remember you can see  even more in the full gallery here! All wonderfully captured by Bethany Small Photography.

rainy day wedding photos

lace wedding gown with open back

pink bridesmaids dresses and loose bouquets

flowing loose wedding bouquet

wedding first look on bridge

kissing under an umbrella

Words from The Vendors

This event was nothing short of beautiful! Every detail was inspired by the bride’s creativity and care for her special day and the ones attending. The wedding was set to take place outdoors but after the rain clouds moved in, the chances of a dream outdoor ceremony quickly slipped away.

the happy couple with the ring bearers

groomsmen with bowties and suspenders

lace wedding gown with matching flower girl dresses

I was so impressed to see the bride handle this situation so well! Her groom was so good at telling her how beautiful the reception would be indoors and all that mattered was that they would be married!

wedding this way sign

#thedevinewedding sign

welcome to our wedding sign

flower girls and here comes the bride sign

indoor wedding ceremony

kissing the bride with foot pop

The wedding taking place indoors allowed for the guests to enjoy the handwritten love notes scattered throughout that the bride had handwritten in the sweetest font herself. The bride even took the time to make all the apple pies for the dessert!

i have found the one whom my soul loves sign

home is wherever i'm with you plaque

hydrangea floral accents

babys breath love mugs

chicken wire escort card display

camping mugs and socks

you are my bucket list

gifts, cards, and favors table

custom stamped favor bags

i am my beloveds sign

The groom had his share of creativity too; he put together each one of his groomsman’s gifts of a camping mug and a fun pair of socks. Lastly as the guests were leaving they were sent out with sweet bags of coffee!

chalkboard wedding menu

warm wedding food

veggie plate wedding appetizers

Words from The bride

One of the few things we would have done differently would have been preparing a back up plan for if it rained. We had planned to have our ceremony outside up until about 30 minutes before the wedding started, when we made the decision to bring it indoors because of the heavy rain. It was a little hectic trying to move everything inside last minute, and I wish we would had planned for that better. But in the end it’s those unpredictable and real moments that make for great memories :)

wood slice and wood block table numbers

wood stump love quotes from the bride

just married banner

wedding dancing

wedding pie table

baby pies

simple wedding cake with cute wooden cake topper

metal cut wedding monograms

sparkler exit sparklers

sparkler wedding exit

Prop/Furniture Rentals: Something Borrowed Portland

Photography: Bethany Small Photography
Venue: Beazell Forest Education Center
Flowers: Form and Line Design
Hair & Makeup: Jesslin Close
Bridesmaid Dresses: Blaine Mosser, Maggie Sottero & Forever21
Groom’s Attire: Nordstrom & American Apparel
Dessert Pies: The Bride

Read on to see how much this rainy and ravishing rustic 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.

Here’s a breakdown of our final budget! We paid for the wedding ourselves so we tried to keep everything as simple and as inexpensive as we could.

Wedding Budget:

Wedding Dress: 1,600
Venue: 750
Invitations: 250
Catering: 1,200
Photographer: 1,600
Rentals/Decorations: 600
Wedding Party gifts: 200
Wedding Favors: 50
Flowers: 560
Groom Attire: 150
Hair/Make up: 275

Total: $7,235

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  1. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    1/2 You’d never guess the rain came tumbling on this ravishing wedding day for ONLY 7K! http://t.co/G9Y1Oo45db @BethanyLeeSmall @SBPortland

  2. -100. @weddingchicks says:

    1/2 You’d never guess the rain came tumbling on this ravishing wedding day for ONLY 7K! http://t.co/G9Y1Oo45db @maggiesottero @Forever21

  3. -100. @NguyenTHThanh says:

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  4. -100. @SBPortland says:

    RT @weddingchicks: 1/2 You’d never guess the rain came tumbling on this ravishing wedding day for ONLY 7K! http://t.co/G9Y1Oo45db @BethanyL…

  5. -100. @OldNewBorrowedB says:

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  6. -100. @BethanyLeeSmall says:

    RT @weddingchicks: 1/2 You’d never guess the rain came tumbling on this ravishing wedding day for ONLY 7K! http://t.co/G9Y1Oo45db @BethanyL…

  7. -100. @weddingchicks says:

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  8. -100. @photosbyrhonda says:

    Love that gown RT @weddingchicks: Rainy And Ravishing Rustic Wedding http://t.co/Vax9FRUU9x

  9. -100. Sara M. says:

    Absolutely lovely! One question, though: Whete were the favors purchased?

  10. -100. @misslizzybarlow says:

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  11. -100. @honestywedding says:

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  12. -100. Something Blue says:

    Thanks for sharing your day! I loved the DIY touches, especially the chalkboards and tablenotes throughout the venue! Super cute!

  13. -100. giu says:

    That was lovely. I’d like to know what equipment you used for the photobooth (instax camera? photo printer?) as I am trying to put together a small photobooth corner but I am not too sure what is the most affordable way to do so. Thanks and Congrats!

  14. -100. naoko says:

    where did you buy your wedding dress?
    it’s so beautiful! <3<3

  15. -100. Milka says:

    Absolutely beautiful! I freakin’ love the dress


  16. -100. Melanie Nolan says:

    LOVE everything about this wedding! Especially the babies breath filled mugs. A perfect example of making the best of a wet situation. Beautiful photography, really captured the essence of the day.

  17. -100. @SreeyaP says:

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  19. -100. Emily says:

    Which Maggie Sottero dress is this??? I can’t find one exactly like this one!!

  20. -100. SHelley Stolitza says:

    Who is the designer for this wedding dress? It’s lovely!

  21. -100. Amanda says:

    where are those bridesmaid dresses from?

  22. -100. Tom says:

    So if the final cost was under 8k, how many people were invited/attended the wedding?

  23. -100. Stephanie says:

    There was only the wedding dress cost can you please tell us who is the designer for this wedding dress??? it’s perfect!

  24. -100. Catherine says:

    Please please please let me know where you sourced your adorable camp mugs. I’ve been scouring the internet for them as favours but I can’t find anything!

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  26. -100. Aubrey says:

    Where are those bridesmaid dresses from?


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