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Real Wedding: Stevie & Blake

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Sometimes you have to make lemonade out of lemons… and sometimes that lemonade blows your mind!  Check out this gorgeous budget-friendly wedding. Stevie & Blake found themselves in a predicament, planning their wedding AND finding a cottage to call home.

They were already in contract with their venue and had to make tough decisions, which lead to them halving their wedding budget so they could buy their cottage. Willing to invest in their family and friends for LOTS of DIY, they stretched their budget far!

Fun Fact: You might recognize our Bride Stevie Scott from her Season 5 participation on American Idol in the Top 24!

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Image Courtesy of Sarah Maren Photographers

Stevie and Blake wanted to incorporate a vintage feel with a flair for the wonderful.  Together with their talented friends and family, they crafted many of the gorgeous details (a list of the DIY projects is below).

Kate Whelan Events was able to help them the design the event of their dreams within their budget, creating many of the paper elements.  Their event was bound together with fun pops of lemon yellow and oodles of love.

DIY Projects:

  • Assembly of Lemonade Drink Umbrellas (Bride and Family)
  • Flowers by Jamie O’Brien Scott (Mother of the Bride)
  • Tossing Pom Pom Doilies (Bride and Family)
  • Assembly of Telegram Programs (Bride and Family)
  • Lace-wrapped Votives (Bride) / Guestbook Quit (Bride and Aunt)
  • Bridesmaid Charm Necklaces (Bride and Mother of the Bride)
  • Tea Dyed Crochet Bridesmaid Gloves (Bride and Mother of the Bride)

Special Thanks to our Vendor Team!

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