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Find Out What Happens When Gatsby Goes Bohemian Garden Glam!

Protea wedding bouquet

This 1920's art deco meets boho garden inspired wedding is truly a mash up of several of our favorite wedding themes. And we have to say, WE LOVE IT! From the wicker bride and groom thrones to the bridesmaids decked out in glittering full length dresses, you simply have to find out what happens when Gatsby goes bohemian garden glam! 

Taylor and Sean's big day is one that you aren't soon to forget! Especially because we have a full gallery for you to check out after you've looked through this post. Oh and did we mention this lovely couple also gave us the low down on their wedding budget? Yeah, keep scrolling to find their budget breakdown.

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classic glamorous bridal style sequin full length bridesmaid dresses art deco style bridesmaid dresses and pink bouquets

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groom in tuxedo suit in black and white grooms boutonniere groom and his groomsmen

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the Perfect Day

From Ashely Jane Photography: At the beautiful 44-acre Bellemoor Plantation, Sean and Taylor enjoyed the wonders of an outdoor wedding and were surrounded by the natural Florida scenery on their wedding day. Taylor was gorgeous in her 20’s inspired bohemian styled ivory lace Yolan Cris dress. The halter neck and flare of fringe radiated a fun and romantic Gatsby energy. 

Their ceremony was under a clear frame tent under the sprawling oak trees of Bellemoor Plantation. During their portraits we captured their excitement for the day and love for each other at a variety of charmingly lush locations. 

From the Bride: We did our best to make it as personal as we could; we wrote our own vows, had my BFF's vintage rental company do the decor, did signature drinks based off of a favorite of each of ours, brought in catering by one of my favorite restaurants in my hometown. All the personal details make everything so much more sentimental.

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tented wedding ceremony simple rustic wedding ceremony benches flower accented wedding arch

groom waiting for his bride

dip and kiss wedding kiss

formal Gatsby chic wedding party

Take A Deep Breath & Say "I Do"

From the Bride: Let it go. After you pay attention to all of those details, as a bride, you want to be sure it all comes together the way you have been planning and imaging. Well, like everyone says, everything does not always go as planned! No matter what your Big Day will still be perfect just stay positive and let it go. 

From Ashley Jane Photography: The reception took place under a white pole style tent. The tables were draped with champagne silk linens and topped with berry toned floral arrangements. Taylor incorporated lots of brass, mercury glass, and candle sticks as additional décor on the tables and in the lounge area. The candle sticks added pops of gold and black. The reception décor was envisioned and created by Taylor and her best friend.

Taylor was excited to share her love of collecting matchboxes with her guests by placing a personalized box at each place setting.

wicker bride and groom thrones at the sweetheart table

tented wedding reception gold and white place setting pink and gold centerpiece

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rustic shabby chic decor matchbook wedding favors

framed seating assignments

A few bumps in the road

From the Bride: I didn't have a wedding planner and every idea I had in my head going into wedding week had to be changed due to weather. Whatever you do, please get a wedding coordinator. Trust me. I speak from experience. If you don't, "Week of frantic" is on a totally different level than it has to be!

Because of the weather, our vendors had to delay coming to the venue, decor was blowing away tables were getting wet and everything was being directed by my Mom and a handful of friends. As you see in the pictures it turned out to be one of the most beautiful days, but leading up to it was nothing short of a stroke for all those involved in making sure it was a perfect day. 

classic wedding cake

The video above, filmed by Unveiling Media is a beautiful capture of their day, take a peek!
Budgeting is important on your big day. Find out what kind of budget you might need for a wedding like Taylor and Sean's 

Budget breakdown: 

With 150 Guests approx.

Venue: $6,000

Food: $5,500

Tents (due to chance of rain and not including the dinner tent): $3,500

Band: $5,000

Dress: $3,000

Florals: $3,500

Rentals: $2,000

Those are the large expenses, but overall the total was probably around $40 when you add all the details.

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PhotographersAshley Jane Photography@ashleyjanephoto
BandBay Kings Band
Bridal BoutiquesSomething New Bridal Boutique
Cakes & CateringDonna's Dream Cake
Mojo's Grille + Catering

FlowersBrick City Flowers
RentalsParty Time Rentals
The Lost Society Designs

Venues & OfficiantsBellemoore Plantation
Wedding FilmsUnveiling Media