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Vintage LA Wedding at Carondelet House

lace wedding dress

Mary and Marcus's Los Angeles wedding was full of mint and peach hues and vintage flair! After their nuptials at their neighborhood church the newlyweds celebrated all night long with their friends and family at the Carondelet House. For the ceremony Mary's look was all about vintage Hollywood glam with a tiered lace wedding gown, peach floral sash and mint pumps. The lace gown was replaced by a short, retro-inspired cocktail dress for the reception - and both dresses were designed and created by the bride's talented sister, Teresa Williams of Thera!
Read on to hear from Mary about their special day, especially their full budget breakdown. There is so much more to see of this vintage LA wedding! Be sure you don't miss a thing by visiting the full gallery here, all expertly captured by Laura Goldenberger Photography.

teal wedding shoes

mint green bridesmaid dress

romantic bridal looks

ruffled wedding dress

white wedding bouquet

mint bridesmaid with peach shoes

church wedding

From Laura Goldenberger Photography:There were so many personalized, handmade details that helped make this wedding so memorable. Mary’s sister, Teresa Williams, handmade the wedding and reception dress!! We were completely blown away by what an fantastic job she did and even more so when we found out it was her first time making a wedding dress. What a great Sister! Teresa is gearing up to launch her new clothing line "Thera."

Mary and Marcus really know how to plan an awesome wedding! The lovebirds were married in their neighborhood church and celebrated at the gorgeous Carondelet House. Marcus and Mary’s wedding was exploding with stunning flower arrangements by Clementine Floral Works.

vintage wedding decor

simple floral centerpieces

state inspired table numbers

sweetheart table sign

Instead of have traditional table numbers, Mary and Marcus collected travel postcards and labeled each table with a different location. On the back of each postcard they hand wrote fun facts about the postcard location. How cute is that?

Overall it was a wonderful day, and because we didn't want the day to end, having that hour at the reception would have been nice. I think if the reception and ceremony are not at the same location and you live in a big city, a gap of at least 1 hour from the time you think the ceremony is going to end and the start of the reception is a good idea.

wedding reception bridal looks

short reception dress by teresa williams of thera

photobooth guestbook ideas

wedding dancing

Read on to see how much this vintage LA 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.

Wedding Break Down Food (buffet for 114 people) & Reception Venue (10 hours): $18,000
Flowers: $2,300
Photographer: $2,600
Photo Booth: $1,050
Church: $1,050
DJ: $1,500
Milk glass vases for flowers: $400
Cake: $475
Open bar 114 people & Linen Rental: $2,000
Material for Wedding Dresses: $400
Veil, Flower Sash & crinoline for second dress: $244
Lace for Table Center Pieces: $64
Material for Flower Place Cards: $50
Material for other projects (painted signs, portraits, table numbers, wedding favors): about $300

ServiceVendor
CakeJaqki's Cake Creations
Dress DesignerTeresa Williams
FlowersClementine Floral Works
Photo BoothThe Traveling Photo Booth
PhotographerLaura Goldenberger Photography
SashJejejavier
StationeryBehold Designz
Veil or Hair AccessoriesBe Something New
VenueCarondelet House