Sweetly Southern Styled Shoot

We have a lovely styled shoot to share with you that found it's inspiration from the beautiful colors of summertime in the Texas country.  The shoot is filled with gorgeous and totally budget-savvy inspiration for creating a chic, sweet, intimate wedding that is totally on trend. Enjoy this Sweetly Southern Styled Shoot! Xoxo, Jessica

What was your design inspiration?

Beautiful Colors of summertime in the Texas country, budget-friendly, a fun fresh spin to clean rustic with sweet precious farm animals that add all the feels. The Fresh donuts, cupcakes, with marble cake designs with fresh lemonade created a modern country feel. A clean farm fresh summer vibe.

Describe the flowers

The florals were perfectly paired for Summer with a little sneak of yellow. The vibrant greenery and pale pinks added the perfect touch to this large but perfectly sized bouquet. The cake table, place settings, along with the Donut wall was accented with beautiful greenery and a touch of pale pinks adding the perfect amount of Summer floral, boho Elegance. The shoot was not only a combination of extreme talent but extreme diversity. Mixes of tropical palms paired with some of the most romantic florals brought the elegant barn venue full circle. Romantic summer flare mixed with moody southern charm–the novelty of this scene is just luxury!

Describe the cake

Cake and Cupcakes!! Our first cake by Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery of Garland was a delicious strawberry cake with a smooth vanilla cream icing to match the delicious strawberry cupcakes accented with the correlating florals and greenery. Topped with the cutest Cake topper, I love you more! Our fun doughnut wall/ Grooms cake was gorgeous Grey and Marbled delicious Cake topped with a single pink and yellow rose with the perfectly placed greenery. Creating a light and bright reception that just oozes summer love wedding fun.

Tell us about the attire choices

We chose natural relaxed and simple attire. We wanted our Bride & Groom to represent a Summer look with a touch luxury as they said I do. The Bridal Gown by David's Bridal a Galina Signature a plunging illusion bodice lace wedding dress was perfect for the Bride to move freely and to love on her sweet little farm animals adorned in florals. Our groom's Suit was a budget-friendly suit by Kenneth Cole, we loved the relaxed no tie look for this styled shoot. Our Bridesmaid wore a beautiful White by Vera Wang Chiffon Cascading gown with the perfect summer color of ballet.

Describe the tablescape elements

The tablescape oozed Summer with the beautiful green palm leaves as the back accent to our glass calligraphy Menu, accented with our Gold charges, and flatware. The Calligraphy adding its personalized element.

What are some of your budget-savvy tips for real couples to follow from this shoot?

How to Add the unforgettable extra accents to your wedding without adding extra to your budget!

– Donut/ Donut Wall
Going to your local donut shop is sweet and simple. We requested Plane Glazed and Strawberry Iced and WOW what a perfect accent and colorful fun wall we made! All under $10 per dozen donuts!!

– Lemonade / Jars/ Straws
Jars Under $12 Per Dozen
Lemonade Under $10 for over 8 Gallons of Delicious Lemonade
Straws Under $2 for 24 Count

-Cupcakes
A dozen Large Gourmet Cupcake at Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery are under $40!! Adding the accented greenery in just a few keep it so budget friendly!

-Palm Leaves
An inexpensive floral addition that doesn't break the budget and adds such a beautiful Summer Spring Accent that will add to the ambiance and fun Wedding theme.

-Farm Animals
You will be shocked about who would love to bring their fur babies to celebrate your special day! As professionals are always recommended for animals you do not own, designating someone to bring a touch of fur baby love is the sweet cherry on top! Even if it's for you and your love to have that special photo op!! 20 Minutes is all you need to create the special moment you will never forget!
( please make sure any animals used are vaccinated, properly handled and are only at your event with supervision for a short period of time.)

VENDORS

Photography: Sweet Memory Photography  •  Ceremony Venue:  One Preston Events Venue  • Reception Venue:  One Preston Events Venue  •  Event Planning:  Katie Frost Weddings  •  Floral:  The Pearl Petal  •  Stationery:  Basic Invite  •  Wedding Cake: The Butterfly Cake Factory  •   Rentals:  Beautiful Event Rentals  • Hair: Tease to Please Hair & Make up Dallas  •  Makeup: Please Hair & Make Up Dallas  •  Bakery:  Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery Garland  • Calligraphy:  Alice and Apricot  • Model:  Kalyssa Alynn • Model: Weston Richey  • Model: Kylar Bailey  • Wedding DressDavid's Bridal  • Groom's Attire: Kenneth Cole  • Bridesmaid Dresses:  Vera Wang • Submitted via:  Matchology