Zack + Lauren II

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The Hill is where most of my inspiration stemmed from. I wanted our wedding to blend in with the property and with its location in the Southeast. So a garden-themed, rustic wedding is what we were going for.

I have a matchbook that has a green, vintage blue and rustic red swirl design on it. The colors and design reminded me of a garden, and so the matchbook design ended up being our color palette. Even though we did have a rough color palette, if I saw something that I loved, that I wanted to include, I found a way to somehow incorporate it.

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Allison Lucas, a very talented woman and good friend, made all the bouquets and boutonnieres. I gave her a few pictures and told her about the overgrown garden and she created the most beautiful and unique bouquets. My bouquet was wrapped in burlap and lace.

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I asked my friend Ashley Carolina Wills to create clutches for all of my bridesmaids. She made these clutches from an old book of fabric samples from an interior design store.

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My bridesmaids and I were driven a few hundred yards in an old red truck to the ceremony. I hid in the middle of them so as to remain unseen by our guests and my groom.

Don’t you adore all the little details? I especially love her beautiful bouquet wrapped in burlap and lace. More beautiful images from Our Labor of Love coming up next…

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