Haley + Dustin
(June 10, 2023 in Loon Lake, WA)
Every bride envisions her wedding day as a unique reflection of her love story and personal style. For our real bride Haley, it was a dream of Western/Boho elegance, a vision that combined the rustic charm of pampas grass and greenery with the warm earthy tones of rust, browns, and tans. This couples special day not only met but exceeded their expectations. Choosing the perfect venue was crucial, and this couple found one that checked all the boxes: affordability, accommodating owner, and breathtaking getting-ready spaces. To add a touch of nostalgia and local support to the mix, their caterer and photographer happened to be old high school friends. There was a touch of unpredictable weather leading up to the day, but last-minute preparations and the unwavering support of loved ones made everything come together in the end. From homemade leather bouquets to the heartwarming inclusion of their blended family, every moment was magical. This bride shares her tip of the importance of delegating tasks and staying true to your vision. After all, it's your day, your vision, and a celebration you'll cherish for a lifetime.
By our real bride, Haley:
What was the vision for your wedding?
The vision for my wedding was Western/Boho. I wanted the pampas grass and greenery, mixed with rust, browns, and tans for everything else. The day turned out to be exactly what I wanted, maybe better. We chose our wedding venue for several reasons. The price was right, the owner was accommodating, and the getting-ready areas were stunning. My caterer and photographer were friends I went to high school with, so I was happy to support people I know, as well as keep it local.
How did it go the day-of?
The week of our wedding, the weather was all over the place. We would get a 90-degree day, and then we were hit with torrential downpours. We couldn't really get much set up until the day of the wedding, as everything was wet and we didn't want anything to get ruined. Thankfully, I have amazing friends and family who helped get everything set up so I could enjoy my morning of pampering, stress-free. Mimosas and snacks kept everyone in a fun, cheery, excited mood. My aunt and my mom made my bouquet holder and my wedding guest book by hand, made of leather. These items are something that I will forever cherish. Our kids were part of our wedding, as we are a blended family. Everything went so perfectly, I couldn't have asked for a better day.
What is your #1 tip to future brides?
Designate people for specific tasks ahead of time! Don't be afraid to ask for help, or for opinions, but also don't be afraid to do exactly what you want to do. It is your day, it is your vision, and you are hopefully only doing it once!
Venue: Madison Farm
Photographer: Kromer Photography
Caterer: Fitzys Feasts