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Vintage Chic Wedding at Dana Powers House

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There is something very nostalgic about a backyard wedding. It takes you back to simpler days that we all wish we could be a part of. But what if you don't have a backyard? Fitting everyone into a two bedroom apartment would be far less nostalgic and more along the lines of torture. Have no fear, unique venues like the Dana Powers House can provide the perfect venue for your vintage chic wedding!
Proving why we love all things vintage and backyard inspired, Kelsey Kay of Ken Kienow Wedding Photography's beautiful images are sure to inspire you! See them all in the full gallery here.

classy white and gold program

Wedding Paper

At Minted, they love the idea that their products will find their way into your most personal celebrations, and they don't take that honor lightly. That's why they only use fine paper stock, rich inks, and crisp printing methods. We guess you could say that quality is an obsession for them.

bridal gown and deep purple bridesmaid dresses

deep purple bridesmaids

brugandy and peach bouquet

Tuxedo Rental

At Generation Tux, they believe your entire black tie experience should be worthy of the special day you need them for. They are a collective of experienced, open-minded, and forward-thinking fashion lovers, engineering geeks and digital junkies who understand that when you look great, you feel awesome—and then joy happens. So log on tell them about your big day, pick your style, get measured, and have it shipped directly to you.

heather gray groomsmen suits

A Unique Ceremony Dedication

From the Bride: The contemporary ceremony included several love and religious readings by the chief of ceremony, a poem by the groom's sister, and personal messages from both the bride and groom to each other.

However, the highlight of the ceremony, was the dedication of the historic and timeless doors. The doors which formed the backdrop for the ceremony, were from Michaela's grandparent's house, and represented a gateway for those relatives who could not be there physically, were there spiritually, to share in Rob and Michaela's special day.

wedding welcome sign

guest book table and mailbox

vintage door and floral garland backdrop

Ines Di Santo wedding dress

just married wedding ceremony


Fun Cocktail Hour Bars

The Cocktail hour took place in the patio & garden area, which was tastefully adorned with rustic couches and patio furniture. Passed hors d'oeuvres were served to the guests along with the couple's signature drink, The Smalletto, their personal take on a summer shandy. Guests also were treated to a bruschetta and mozzarella bar while the string quartet played Beatles' cover songs.

mozzarella tasting bar

bruschetta bar

wedding refreshment table

sweet tea station

Unlocking A Beautiful Reception

As cocktail hour ended, guests were directed from the garden area up to the rustic barn where the reception took place. Along the way, guests found their table assignments by selecting the "Key to their Seat" which hung from another set of family doors up near the barn. The Keys, which had the guests name and table number on them, also doubled as a bottle opener and party favor.

fancy framed chalkboard menu sign

vintage key escort card display

rustic glam wedding reception decor

barn reception decor glam

cake and dessert table

sunset wedding photography

sunset rainbow wedding photo

CakeEnjoy Cupcakes
CateringTrumpet Vine Catering
DressInes Di Santo
Groom & His MenGeneration Tux
Health & BeautyThe Queen's Bees
JewelryKTD Jewelers
Lighting & EntertainmentEpic Entertainment
Paper Goods & CalligraphyMinted
PhotographersKelsey Kay of Ken Kienow Wedding Photography
Venues & OfficiantsDana Powers House
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