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Retro Garden Party Wedding


super cute ankle length wedding dress @weddingchicks

Do you feel like you were born in the wrong century? Krisha and Stefan seem to fit perfectly into the retro fabulous style of the 1050's, which was the theme of their retro garden party wedding day!
Beautifully coordinated by Manette Gracie Events and captured by Carly Bish Photography, you can see every last vintage detail when you visit the full gallery here.

glittery gold wedding shoes @weddingchicks

white bouquet by Butter and Bloom @weddingchicks

Beautiful 50's Bride

From Manette Gracie Events: Krisha and Stefan have crazy good style, and it showed in their 1950's inspired garden party wedding in Seattle. Krisha wore a tea length dress and had vintage-inspired hair and makeup (gorgeous waves and bright red lips).

pastel green bridesmaid dresses @weddingchicks

Carly Bish Photography @weddingchicks

bride and groom green house @weddingchicks

light grey groomsmen @weddingchicks


They also included custom nods to family vintage. For example, the ceremony decor included paintings by the bride's family, a Ukranian Vodka ceremony, to honor family, and both families love of music with a special appearance by a local a capella group, and numerous musical performances and toasts followed by dancing until the lights came up at 2am.

customized wedding program @weddingchicks

blue hydrangea aisle decor @weddingchicks

paper flower chain @weddingchicks

wedding kiss

wedding vows and ukranian vodka ceremony @weddingchicks

Can You Feel The 50's Tonight?

From the bridesmaids gowns and bouquets, to the groomsmen bow ties, to the catering (waldorf salad, meatloaf etc.), dessert of pineapple upside down cakes and miniature apple pies, nearly everything had a gentle 1950's feel.

Their light hearted and unique color palette (pale blues, creams, yellows), also brought in the 1950's feel. Centerpieces were lit camping lanterns, and the vintage farm tables were set with vintage china, and the couple's mismatched vintage salt n pepper shaker collection.

floral pattern escort cards @weddingchicks

paper fan wall decor @weddingchicks

lantern centerpiece and table number @weddingchicks

eclectic chic wedding decor @weddingchicks

cute customized wedding sign @weddingchicks

Need Help, Ask For It

From the Bride: I wish I would have asked for more help. My vision wasn't exactly perfect and that's because there were not enough hands on deck. Some of my bridesmaids were standing around and I was so frazzled, I didn't even think to ask them for help.

Butter and Bloom wedding cake @weddingchicks

monogram dessert table backdrop @weddingchicks

pastry tower @weddingchicks

Read on to see how much this retro garden party 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.

Estimated Cost  | Actual Cost | Amount Paid Cake $350.00 | $243.42 | $243.42
Catering $6,840.00 | $5,090.48 | $5,100.00
DJ $650.00 | $600.00 | $600.00
Dress and Attire $1,617.31 | $1,628.00 | $1,693.00
Flowers $1,348.46 | $436.60 | $455.15
His Ring $175.00 | $300.00 | $318.00
Rentals $1,800.00 | $1,166.00 | $1,186.60
Venue $1,400.00 | $2,025.76 | $2,025.76
Grand Totals $15,800.77 | $14,490.26 | $14,600.41

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