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Oceanside Shabby Chic Wedding in Italy

Italian coast shabby chic wedding

Oh my PRETTY! Giulia and Michelle's shabby chic wedding is totally romantic and filled with breathtaking views of the Scopello coast line. Yes, we hold a special place in our hearts for oceanside weddings, and this wedding in Italy is one of the many reasons why.
The talented Serena Cevenini photographed this beautiful day, and you won't want to miss any of the gorgeous details, planned by White Emotion, to be had of this oceanside shabby chic wedding! See every last photo in the full gallery here for more shabby chic ideas.

Sparkly wedding shoes

Babys breath floral crown

Groom getting ready

Intimate wedding

The intimate and remote location of the old fisherman's village was the perfect fit because it was away from the hassle of the city, and was the perfect setting for their shabby chic wedding: a small reception, with the fondest friends and relatives, only few of us in the stunning scenario of the gulf of Scopello.

Welcome wedding sign

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Italian bug getaway car

Non-traditional guestbook

Instead of the traditional guestbook, we created a corner with multiple travel guides and invited guests to open them randomly and write comments. They could write on a map or on the sea or close to the destination they preferred most. All those travel guides were about our future planned trips. As the couple travel in those places we will find memories of our wedding.

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Shabby chic wedding favors

Jars of sand wedding favor with seashells

Great thank you card idea

Instead of sending out a pic of the couple for a thank you card, the couple chose authentic post cards from Scopello! More than 60 postcards were put in a box with their stamps where they asked guests to fill them with their addresses. During the honeymoon the couple wrote a personal message on each postcards and placed them in the mail.

White and green reception table decor

Wedding place setting idea

Greenery table decor with cactus and daisys

Candle lit outdoor reception

Rustic photo booth signs

Cute waterfront photo booth idea

Outdoor reception dinner details

Feel Free to Negotiate

From the bride: Regarding the organization there was only one struggling point that was catering related. The location had their recommended catering but we were looking for something very different. We had to negotiate a lot but at the end we won and we used our preferred one. My tip to the future brides is to not stop at the first "no" from the location, it's your day, you have the rights to choose who you prefer!

Naked wedding cake with fruit

Naked wedding cake kiss

Wedding lantern sendoff

Get a closer look at this oceanside shabby chic wedding in Italy by watching the wedding video from Alphetto Filmaker below.


Read on to see how much this oceanside shabby chic wedding in Italy 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.

25% Location (3 days)
25% Catering/Table Setting/Food Station
10% Photographer
10% VideoMaker
10% Wedding Planner Fee
6% Flowers
5% Music
4% Lights
5% Stationery/Photo Booth/Decoration/BrideCar

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