Rustically Romantic Wedding

L. Martin Wedding Photography

Ally and Austin tied the knot at the beautiful Club Renaissance. Austin loves the modern feel in a clean room and Ally loves anything shabby chic. The two styles combined beautifully to create a rustically romantic wedding.

It is no secret that some of the best decorations are the ones that are handmade with love. This cute couple and some of their nearest and dearest put a lot of love into creating their big day. We love their painted wine bottles and signs! So many cute and creative details await you in the full gallery here, captured by L. Martin Wedding Photography.

long, dark grey bridesmaid dresses

purple alstroemeria bouquet

handsome grey and black groomsmen look

details from the bride

From the start of the planning, Austin and I both wanted a small intimate wedding with all of our family and friends that we love. We did every part of the planning together which made it such an unforgettable chapter in our lives. We stuck to a mix of traditional and nontraditional elements. For the ceremony we wanted it to keep it short, sweet, and to the point. So we tied the knot… Literally we tied a knot!

ceremony near the water

Rustically Romantic Wedding

shabby chic ceremony details

I wanted to stick to a shabby-chic simplistic look but still something that would give it that “wow” factor once the lights dimmed. My Mother and Sister have painted wine bottles that they have in their homes for decor, which I love! We spent many evenings drinking wine of course, because we had to save the bottles. Next, we painted the specific color palette with some Martha Stewart Paint and lined the necks of the bottles with sequin ribbon. We played off the rustic vibe and added flowers with lighted twigs for the glow at night. On every other table we added lanterns with lined jeweled votive candles. We had such a fun time doing this together. Our guests truly admired our hard work. Everyone should have fun with their DIY wedding.

sign a leaf wooden guestbook

the one my heart loves sign

shabby chic reception with cork place settings

DIY painted wine bottle centerpieces

We got so lucky with our venue, our DJ, and our photographer. DJ Kelly got everyone on the dance floor with our favorite songs and older classic spinoffs that even got our grandparents out shakin’ it! I can’t begin to tell you how amazing our photographer was. Austin and I are no where near models but she sure did make us look like we were. The photographer was something we really hunted long and hard for. At the end of the wedding all we have is our love for one another, the memories, and the photographs to remind us of the magical time.

classic white cake with wicker monogram topper

easy ways to spruce up your bar

fun cork quote sign

see the entire gallery

Venue: Club Renaissance
Cake: Publix
Makeup: Chantel Maltby
Dress Designer: Ann Taylor
Bridesmaid Dresses: Joanna August
Groom’s Attire: Sacino's
Photobooth: Uastar Promotions
Dj: Kelly Gump

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  1. -100. @honestywedding says:

    Rustically Romantic Wedding #catering #wedding

  2. -100. @designcorral says:

    RT @weddingchicks: 2/2 Ceremony decor that every rustic wedding needs! @lmartinwedding
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  3. -100. @NinjaMedia says:

    RT @weddingchicks: 2/2 Ceremony decor that every rustic wedding needs! @lmartinwedding
    @AnnTaylor @joannaaugust @bellabridesmaid http://t.c…

  4. -100. @burlapusa says:

    RT @weddingchicks: Rustically Romantic Wedding

  5. -100. @burlapusa says:

    RT @weddingchicks: Rustically Romantic Wedding

  6. I love the rustic vintage look…fantastic!

  7. -100. Valery Book says:

    Love the pics of your wedding! planning my daughter’s wedding right now, she loves the tree used for the guests to sign. where do we find this? Would love to have one for her wedding! Thanks, Valery

  8. -100. Abby says:

    Where is the heart tree picture from?

  9. -100. Ashley H says:

    Where is the “guest book”, or tree for guests to sign from?? LOVE!

  10. -100. Ashley H says:

    Has anyone figured out where the tree/heart guest book is from?? I’m SOOOO ready to purchase this!

  11. -100. Taryn says:
  12. -100. Brenda Koger says:

    Very interested in finding the tree used for guest to sign in at ally and Austin’s wedding in your home page. I would like to purchase this for a shower gift coming up soon. Thank you!!

  13. -100. shannon says:

    I love the wedding tree sign/Guest Book.Did you make it yourselves or buy it?

  14. -100. Courtney says:

    hey!! The tree guest book would be perfect for my friends baby shower. How did you do it?

  15. -100. Courtney says:

    Just kidding, found it in comments below.

  16. -100. LAFONTAN says:

    Hi Madam, i love your wedding decoration, i’m getting married in july and i’m trying to find the same personalized guestbook as yours but i can’t find it, can you give me the link if you have one.
    Thank you very much


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Colors: brown, grey, purple, white
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