Bucking Tradition with a Bright and Playful Wedding

Venue: The Rotunda
Stationery: Andra Delores Designs
Flowers: The Flower Garden
Cake: Sally's Sweet Shoppe
Caterer: Chef Jacks
Dress designer: J Crew
Bridesmaid dresses: Ted Baker
Shoe designer: Betsey Johnson & Pointy Shoes from Elie Tahari
Groom’s attire: J Crew
Veil or hair accessories: BHLDN
Photobooth: Traveling PhotoBooth
Dj: MidWest Sound
Jewelry: earrings: Kate Spade, bow ring: Tiffany's & pearl ring: Rue Gembon
Purse: Kate Spade
Jacket:  Jaded Rose ASOS

Read on to see how much this nontraditional 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.

Dress – J Crew:  $895
Fascinator – BHLDN:  $ 250
Shoes: Sparkly shoes – Betsey Johnson:  $169 & Pointy shoes – Tahari:  $0 (Already had them!)
Earrings – Kate Spade:  $70
Midi Rings – Rue Gembon:  $65
Jacket – Jaded Rose via ASOS:  $180
Hair and Makeup:  $0  (I did it myself!)
Groom’s Suit – J Crew:  $700
Shirt – Tommy Hilfiger:  $60
Tie – PINK:  $135
Shoes – Ted Baker:  $160
Flowers –The Flower Garden:  $1,200
Eclectic vases from thrift stores:  $150
Vintage hankies – $0:  (borrowed from a friend’s collection)
Welcome board – plywood, chalkboard paint, and chalk:  $40
Ribbon garlands – ribbons, ripped fabric, ball fringe, on twine:  $400
Arch – Spray-painted plumbing pipes and ribbon garland:  $20
Ribbon sticks – dowels, ribbon attached with eyelets:  $100
Facts & Quotes with Spray-Painted Animals:  $50
Favors – heart shaped sunglasses:  $300
Chevron Aisle Runner – Etsy:  $100
Invitations – Andra Delores Design:  $500
DJ – Midwest Sound:  $500
One-Man Band - Boo Bradley:  $400
Food - Chef Jack’s:  $6,000
Hall - The Rotunda:  $2,500
Drinks:  $3,000
Desserts – Sally’s Sweet Shoppe:  $300
Photographer-Lisa Mathewson:  $ 2,500
Photobooth - The Traveling Photo Booth:  $800