You might have already seen snippets of this lovely wedding on the amazing Design Sponge, but I was so excited when Alyson Fox sent over images of her wedding to share with us. Alyson is an incredible artist and designer and I can’t wait to see the collection she tells us about below. She was kind enough to share a few details about how she and her husband met and their lovely wedding for Once Wed…
I am an artist and I also have a small design side to my madness. I
make a little of everything. Playing and trying to be self supporting
with it all. I also have a collaboration with a designer in Brooklyn
called “Fox in Mociun” It’s printed tees, and will soon be
undergarments with fun prints and colors. My husband and I meet in Grad school in Boulder Colorado. He was
studying Art History and I was Studio Art. We moved to Austin after
school. He started his own interactive design agency a little over a
year ago with 2 other partners called Coloring Book Studio. I am really fortunate because he makes me wonderful websites and take great care of me.
We really wanted a low key wedding that was fun and “Us” and keeping it
at a reasonable budget. We decided on a Brunch wedding since we both
love eating brunch on Sunday. We had breakfast tacos, potatoes,
muffins, casseroles and fruit. Regarding inspiration for the wedding, I only wanted white with accents of black. My dress was made from a WWII parachute that I got off of e-bay and a vintage kimono
that had some black drawings of birds and bunnies on it. I ended up making my garter belt too and it was super easy to do. I just took a
vintage ribbon, sewed a bit of elastic on it to fit my leg and then
hand sewed the detail fabric on it that I got from a vintage slip.
The flowers from the wedding we found by going to a flower company and picking
out fun looking flowers that were white and black/plumish in color. I
wanted a very simple hand picked look, so my mother in law did them all
with her friends and I just love them. I did a drawing for the invitations that we had embossed by Sesame letterpress onto thick card stock to go with our whole “Tying the Knot” theme. My friends and I actually made the origami flowers by finding instructions on line. We used white computer paper to create them and scattered them on the grass for the ceremony.
Stay tuned for Part II of Alyson’s lovely wedding coming up next….
[Images c/o Ashley Garmon and Emily Joyce of Ashley Garmon Photographers]