I’ve been a big fan of Steep Street for quite some time now, so I’m absolutely thrilled about featuring Hannah and Alex’s wedding today on Once Wed. Kelty, the ridiculous talent behind Steep Street, was kind enough to send over a ton of gorgeous images for the feature as well as a few details behind their day…

Hannah and Alex have known each other since childhood and lived in the same neighborhood, swam in the same pool and went to the same elementary school! They were married beneath the very oak tree they played under as children. The wedding was a casual an wonderful experience… both of them stood inside hoola hoops under the tree as a dear friend read them their self-written vows inside the cover of a favorite Doctor Seuss book. The reception was totally casual and hilarious… everyone loved the pinatas and small details, as well as the HUGE candy table spread (most of which they brought back from a summer trip to Spain), multi-flavored cupcakes and a cake made by Alex’s mom with Hannah and Alex figurines on top.¬† Each table was littered with multi-colored dahlias, vintage tin toys, and childrens games.













As a wedding favor, they recorded three of their favorite song covers (doing all the cheesy instrumentals and vocals themselves!) and burned cds for the guests, using my 8 different designs as simple slip covers for the music. They’re so awesome! We entitled the cds “Faux Real”, to give a sense of their playfulness in general, a hint what the wedding would be like, and a way to describe the art pieces that they’re living in together…. as other-worldly as their own lives!




To see the rest of this amazing wedding, check out the fabulous Steep Street blog later today. Kelty has the full post coming up plus all their album covers which are ridiculous gorgeous!

P.S. – We’re doing a soft launch of our vendor guide on Monday…finally. We’ve got some great vendors already on board with many more on the way. Have a great weekend!!


Comments (37)

Julie | Reply


As a redhead myself, I would love to know where she got that dress. Green is the perfect color for redheads!

Becky @ Weddingistas | Reply

These are some awesome photos. The one of them dancing (I think they are dancing!) just lets their personalities shine through. Her dress is pretty amazing.

emily | Reply

Here is more info on Hannah’s dress…

Bride’s Dress- Made from scratch by Caitlin and Shola of and

Jaimi_bridalbar | Reply

I love the rocker vibe to this wedding! Super cute dress… also loved the bright colored flowers.. unique and gorgeous!

Teresa | Reply

Oh, what I wouldn’t give for that hair. She is beautiful and so are those photos!

Laura | Reply

“Faux Real”. . . . Excellent! I just might have to borrow that idea.

Allie | Reply

where did she get her jewelry? I’m dying over how gorgeous and unique it is!!

Alejandra | Reply

Talk about Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind! Beautiful art work with the CD covers and the wedding decor itself :) And of course the bride was stunning no less!

Kelty | Reply

Thanks for the wonderful comments!

Cailtin, one of the dress seamstresses actually has her blog at! Both gals are the most amazing design and fashion team of all time. :)

Lydia, Clueless Crafter | Reply

Such a fantasy! I blog about my wedding, which was traditional, yet artful by design.

However, I cannot help but dream that I would have looked just as perfect as a redhead as in this wedding and that this could have been my reality!

Mo | Reply

I’m not sure a wedding can get any hipper. Love the rocker artwork, also in love with her dress! They both look amazing.

Mara | Reply

wow! what a special wedding! I love her dress sooo much!

Ashley | Reply

I only wish I could be this rad!!! Love it!

Just Happily Ever After | Reply

Wow, love her hair, it’s so bold! And the CD covers are fabulous. Great post!

flowers by bornay | Reply

I love all about Hannah and Alex!!! wooooww !!! every day you sourprise me!! this wedding is brilliant,I love all the datails…love the dress mixed with her lovely hair color and the funny bouquet:) !!!

Katie Jo | Reply

oh Kelty!!!

Hurry up and get back to me… so we can book you for our wedding.


Faith | Reply

these pictures seriously make me salivate! this may be one of my favorite weddings ever! beautiful colors…wonderful photography.

Ashley | Reply

Can you please tell the story behind the DisneyLand donation board?

Kristen | Reply

Wow! I love it!!!!!!

I just love how much individuality you brought to this! Very inspiring! :)

Hannah | Reply

What sweet comments you’re all leaving… wow. Isn’t Kelty just amazing, though? And my dream dress makers/friends, Caitlin and Shola?! I’m ridiculously lucky.

To answer a few questions:

1. The jewelry is from the import store Cargo in Portand, OR– designed by a woman from Israel whose name unfortunately escapes me. Kelty’s blog, has their website, so it wouldn’t be difficult to find out from them.

2. The Disneyland donation board was made by Kelty for our gift table, as Alex and I are heading there for our honeymoon in October and had asked for donations rather than traditional gifts.

3. For those of you interested in having Kelty photography your unique wedding, know also that she does incredible websites… go to to see ours!

4. Thank you for all of your sweet comments! =)

Michele | Reply

Yes…I love the CD idea. Amazing. I would be so thrilled to get that as a favor!

EB Finds | Reply

Amazing way to personalize a wedding. I love all of the unusual choices.

bridal girl | Reply

One of the coolest couples I have found online! Amazing! Two thumbs up! If all my fingers were thumb I would definitely give them ten! Totally rockers!!!

ChristanP Photography | Reply

the vibrancy of the couple comes through in every single detail of these images. rock on!

Melanie | Reply

Wow – what gorgeous photos! I absolutley love all the colors. At, we recently discussed how color can add to the theme and feel of a wedding. This is a great example!

Marisa | Reply

What a beautiful wedding! Amazing! I love this site btw, you helped me so much plan my own wedding!!!

kiss my spatula | Reply

now THAT looks like a fun wedding! love all of it!

Jessica Tingley | Reply

Who said weddings have to be traditional! I love brides that don’t go with the traditional flow. Her jewelry is beautiful, they look so happy. Definitely never going to part. Great photography!

Kirby | Reply

What a fun couple! They look like they really enjoyed their wedding day. I’m sure they will be remember it forever!

Brandi | Reply

Wow! I love everything about this wedding! Where was it at?

Dana Cordova | Reply

The favors are absolutely amazing!!! Thank you for this post! I love the work.

Mirella | Reply

This is absolutely gorg! Love all the details! Soo Hott!

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