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Intimate and Chic Summer Wedding

couple wedding photos

Leticia + Tristan

07/30/2017
Holly Springs , North Carolina
Total wedding budget $5,000
chic wedding dress
betsey johnson wedding shoes
boutonniere
wedding bands
groom accessories
white wedding bouquet
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groom getting ready
groom getting ready
bride getting ready
bride getting ready
groom attire
intimate wedding ceremony
wedding flowers
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intimate wedding ceremony
couple wedding photos
couple wedding photos
seeded eucalyptus wedding bouquet
white sport coat groom attire
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wedding attire
wedding food
wedding beverages
wedding food
simple wedding attire
simple wedding cake
wedding cake table
red velvet wedding cake
wedding cake
cake cutting

What was your budget?

Our budget was $5,000. We spent $3,000 on our package with Mad Dash Weddings for the wedding and reception. The package included:

  • 2-hours of private venue use
  • Ceremony + reception coordination
  • Styled ceremony + reception space
  • Professional celebrant
  • Experienced wedding photographer + digital files
  • Bouquet + boutonniere
  • Sprinkle of floral dĂ©cor
  • Small cutting cake, plus one slice per person
  • Catered nibbles
  • Champagne for the newlyweds
  • Complimentary non alcoholic beverages
  • Ceremony + reception music

The remainder was spent on attire and other expenses.

How many guests did you have?

We had 11 guests.

What creative or personal aspects did you include in your wedding?

A picture of Tristan’s mother at the alter with us.  

Did you do any DIY projects or create any handmade items for your weddings?

No… we left the details to MadDash weddings!

What was the biggest thing you did to save money?

We decided to keep the wedding small.

What’s the best advice you have for planning your wedding now that you’re on the other side?

Do what you and your soon-to-be spouse want to do.  Don’t let others dictate how your wedding day should look.  Don’t worry about what others think.  Do what makes you all happy!  

What was your biggest splurge?

We did not splurge on anything!  

What was your favorite detail?

My bridal bouquet!

What is the most memorable moment of your day?

The first look.  It was a very intimate and exciting moment before the wedding.

VENDORS

Photography: Mikkel Paige Photography â€˘ Ceremony and Reception Venue: Leslie-Alford Mim’s House â€˘ Planner + Coordinator: Mad Dash Weddings â€˘ Catering: Belle’s Catering â€˘ Flowers: Brides and Bouquets â€˘ Officiant: Ann McKenzie â€˘ Cake: Sugar Euphoria â€˘ Wedding Gown Designer: db Studio â€˘ Bridal Shop:  David’s Bridal â€˘ Jewelry and Headpiece:  Charming Charlie’s â€˘ Shoes:  Blue by Betsey Johnson â€˘ Groom’s Jacket + Vest: Belk + Kohl’s â€˘ Ties:  Kohl’s â€˘ Men’s Shoes:  Aldo