Real Weddings

John Legend Inspired Wedding

Karyn Louise Photography

A stuff of Legend wedding, John Legend that is. When this cute couple heard John Legends new song "All of Me" they knew it had to be their first dance song. But why stop there. They incorporated the romantic lyrics into design elements such as chalkboard signs and even their cake topper!
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romantic wedding bouquet

garden bride and groom

pastel wedding bouquet

pastel bridesmaid dresses

Fun & Modern Color Pallet

From the Bride: We decided to go with a pale palette of blush and champagne. My dress was a shade of ivory with a vintage lace overlay, but I knew it needed a belt. I had been eyeing the Maggie Sottero belt for months and was so happy the blush hue tied in perfectly with the wedding palette.

Since we had eight bridesmaids I didn't want to have a wall of the same coloured dress, so I decided to go with four different colours in the same palette. The girls looked absolutely stunning in their dresses.

cute wedding sign

rustic outdoor wedding cermony

saying i do

pink wedding ring

Sleep On It

Also, don't get over excited and buy something because you must have it. I know it's hard, but sleep on it. If it's something you decide is a must get, research like crazy to find the best price. For example there was a hair piece I loved, but was $200. I couldn't justify spending that kind of money on just a small hair piece. I opted for one from Claire's for $4.99 and no one was the wiser.

rustic glam table decor

escort cards with cork stands

light pink formal dinner reception

sweetheart table

Lyrics of Legend

I was watching Oprah's Next Chapter on John Legend and he premiered his song "All of Me." Frank came into the room and said that was the song he wanted as our first dance. I of course agreed. I incorporated the song lyrics as part of our design. I found a cake topper with a line from the song and created chalkboard signs with some of the lyrics.

cake and cupcake table

cause all of me loves all of you

Read on to see how much this stuff of Legend 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.

For the budget I don't remember exact numbers but give or take a hundred dollars or so. Our overall budget was around $50,000. You can pick and choose from what you like below!
Venue rental: $4,500
Food and bar: $26,000
Wine: $2,500
Decor rentals: $2,800
Dress, belt and veil: $2,200
Grooms tux: rented $200
Wedding bands: $1,500
Makeup, hair, nails: $250
Florist & Vases: $2,600
Photography: $2,800
Stationary: $800
DIY: $300
Cupcakes: $150

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Bridal BoutiquesThe Dessy Group@dessygroup
CakeThe Frosted Cupcake
CatererVintage Hotels
DjModern Music
Event designerSimply Beautiful
HairHouse of Hair
MakeupK Victoria Makeup
PhotographyKaryn Louise Photography
VenueChatteau des Charmes
Wedding DressesMori Lee