Arboretum Wedding: Melissa + Matthew

Bride and Groom at Arboretum

This beautiful early summer wedding took place at the prestigious Morton Arboretum near Chicago, Illinois. Becky Brown Photography captured this charming wedding and shared her thoughts with us. “When Matt and Melissa chose the Morton Arboretum for their wedding they wanted to incorporate all that mother nature has to offer into their day. They set the tone with invitations made from sustainably harvested birch trees by Wood Chick that are biodegradable. Melissa’s mom took DIY to the next level making the majority of them herself! From wood signage and cake stand, to burlap table runners, mason jars and tree slices as centerpieces.” The mission of the Arboretum is to collect and study trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world. We love this dramatic setting among the beautiful hedges and trees for this outdoor summer wedding. Remember to think about parks, botanical gardens and arboretums as beautiful alternative wedding venues. Find inspiration from these featured weddings in outdoor spaces.

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Sources – photography: Becky Brown Photography / venue: The Morton Arboretum, a Illinois Wedding Venue / invitations: Wood Chick Studios / cake designer: The Cakery / floral designer: Wild Orchid Custom Floral Design / dress: Crystal Bride / hair: Montage Salon and Spa

Elopement Celebration Party: Danielle + Chris

Rustic Boho Style Wedding

This super sweet and romantic couple decided to elope and tie the knot a music festival yet they wanted to create the perfect wedding party to celebrate when the got home. This elopement celebration party shoot showcases what I love about creative couples – all of the amazing details they put together for their special day. From the bride: Chris and I eloped on June 22, 2014 at the Firefly Music festival in Dover, Delaware, US. Our friend had suggested that we all go to the festival and, being attracted to all things musical and intrigued to see one of natures miracles “fireflies”, we began to consider the possibility of going! When we heard that a few of our favorite artists were playing there and I realized that the festival also fell exactly a year from the day we got engaged! we KNEW that’s where we had to get married! We are both laid back and neither of us wanted a big wedding so this was perfect. The icing on the cake was that we both saw fireflies together for the first time and they are so magical! Thanks to White Willow Photography for sharing this amazing shoot with us today. Want to see a few more rustic style elopements – check them out here.

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Sources – photography: White Willow Photography / venue: private / event designer: By Sharpe Design Inc / floral design: flower studio / dress store: Opal Onyx Clothing / beauty: Kerri Martin Makeup Artistry / bakery: Petite Sweet

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