There is something inspiring and empowering about putting your own wedding together by hand; at least that is what Tina would say about her handmade elegant country wedding. As you can clearly see, she makes a valid point with all the thoughtful details used at her Petaluma, CA wedding.
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Type A Bride
From the Bride: Being very type A, everyone, myself included, thought I’d be a major pain when planning my wedding but I enjoyed the planning process so much. I kept waiting for it to become stressful and it never did. I loved every meeting, making the timelines and working with Tony to create a day we would cherish forever
Not Too Serious
In addition to knowing right off the bat that we wanted to marry in a barn, we also wanted our wedding to overall be a fun gathering of our family and friends, nothing too stiff or serious. We incorporated our love of making things by hand and did all of the favors and signs ourselves.
DIY Mini Bunting Escort Card Display
Isn't this the most adorable thing ever?! And guess what, its super easy to make yourself. How about that!
Cut fun scrapbook paper into mini bunting flags and label each with a guests name and table number Step 2:
String twine between a pair of step ladders Step 3:
Using mini clothespins attach all of your min bunting flags to the twine and watch your guests go wild over how creative you are!
Fall In Love With Your Venue
Shortly after Tony and I got engaged we went to Olympia’s Valley Estate to check it out. We had a few appointments at several barn venues, as soon as we stepped foot on the property we cancelled our other appointments; we knew we had found our venue.
Childhood Sweet Tooth
We also included a donut bar because I have been obsessed with donuts since I was a kid and my dad would bring them home for us on the weekends.