Our table settings were made from varying sizes of beakers, Erlenmeyer flasks and graduated cylinders I ordered online, a nod to a photographer’s darkroom supplies.  Our florist, Cachet Fiore, did an incredible job of capturing the relaxed, desert vibe we were going for.  The table numbers were plywood pieces with different photographs (all taken by Jasper) on each table. All in all, we just wanted everyone to have a great time…and hopefully, they did!

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diy wedding guest book table

palm spring wedding flowers

diy wedding bunting

diy wedding escort cards

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palm spring reception tables

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diy wedding menu

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I’m excited to announce Denise will be joining us again very soon with a few DIY projects. I was so impressed by the creative charm and originality behind her wedding I couldn’t resist asking if she had any other wonderful projects up her sleeve and lucky for us she does.

Also, if you’re in the market for a bit of inspiration for a wedding website, you should definitely check out Denise Hearts Jasper. It is definitely one of my favorite wedding websites to date. Thank you again Denise and Jasper for letting me share your beautiful wedding on Once Wed today. And to their photographer, kzphoto, for the amazing images!

Venue/Catering: Ace Hotel Palm Springs
Flowers: Cachet Fiore
Bride’s Dress: 3.1 Phillip Lim
Groom’s Suit: John Varvatos
DJ: The Flashdance/ DJ Smiles Davis
Photography: kzphoto


Comments (19)

Anni {Lovely in Love} | Reply

Erlenmeyer flasks! What an amazing idea. My FI is pre-vet Bio, and I’m a Psychology major. We would love that. :)

I’m loving this trend of out of the box weddings lately. Thanks for continuing with the lovely inspiration!

denise | Reply

thanks for profiling our wedding…i’m beyond excited to make some stuff for your site!

Katie | Reply

So cute! I actually gave my husband the For Like Ever poster as a wedding gift! What a cheerful wedding this looks like! Thanks for sharing and I can’t wait to see more!

Hi-Fi Weddings | Reply

of course Michael DJed this fabulous wedding :)

theflashdance | Reply

haha! i WISH i djed this wedding! it was my associate Smiles Davis who played. so excited to see this wedding up here, jasper and denise are rad, the ace is rad. (but i guess you don’t need me to tell you that!) these photos speak volumes!

nichole | Reply

their wedding website rocks! did they design/code it?

rachael | Reply

this wedding is just too good to be true!
i love everything about it!

Lo | Reply

this is fantastic! Looks like the ACE is a great wedding venue and I bet the food was delicious.

Jessica | Reply

I LOVE your burlap table runners!!!! Did you rent them or make them or buy them?? If you have them would you be willing to sell them? Please email me at jessicaandbraden@hotmail.com Thanks!!!!

denise | Reply

@nichole: jasper designed/coded the site himself…glad you like it!

@jessica: we made them ourselves…i’d give you ours but i left them with the florists! it’s super easy and quick – the burlap is only about $1 or so a yard online and it only took us about an hour or to make enough for 8 tables. i then just cut them into 15″ wide strips, leaving the edges bare. it does smell a bit strongly at first, so i recommend you air them out beforehand!

Zoe Nguyen | Reply

Love your wedding menu,

Would you mind to share the wedding menu template, it will be very much appreciated!!!

laura | Reply

mmm, how delicious. i love everything about it! what a very merry un-wedding…so refreshing. one of my favorite touches was the mix CD that went out with the invites. so i have to know: what song serenaded your first dance? (if you had one.)

thanks so much for sharing!

Megan | Reply

Were the table cloths rented or made? I really like the look of them!!

The Perfect Palette | Reply

great details! very creative.

Rachel | Reply

I love this!! I am very inspired to make these triangle garlands for my ceremony. How perfect!

Debbie @ Bridalhood | Reply

Adore this wedding – love all the details!

Audra Colpitts | Reply

I love the detail shots for this wedding. So creative! Awesome bridal bouquets!

Leah Verwey Photo | Reply

Oh my! That For Like Ever print is awesome!

Sarah Grace | Reply

I love everything about this wedding! It has been a while since it was posted, but where did you find the metal hangers for the photo and table number? I have been searching for something similar, then came across your posting…any help?