Jeanna + Colton
(September 25, 2021 in Athol, ID)
In this blog post, we hear from a bride who had a very specific idea in mind for her big day. Her vision included black accents and pops of burgundy, and with the help of their venue The Attic, she was able to make her dream a reality. From special tables honoring loved ones who have passed, to a pie table instead of a traditional cake, the day was full of meaningful touches. In this post, she shares her advice for future brides, including not stressing about the little things and taking time for you and your spouse on the big day.
By our real bride, Jeanna:
What was the vision for your wedding?
Like many brides, my vision for my wedding started when I was a little girl. I pictured pink & white & lots of cake. Of course, it was pretty much the opposite. I wanted an industrial-style wedding with black accents & pops of burgundy. I had Pinterest boards & lots of wedding magazines with different things circled. I wish I could have found an industrial-looking loft to rent for the wedding, but we ended up using The Attic’s house property & it was perfect!
How did it go the day-of?
We had a very “easy” wedding. I didn’t want to stress myself out more than I already was, so we took a simple approach. We had so many little touches it’s hard to describe them. We had a special table for both of our grandpas that are no longer with us. We also did a pie table instead of cake or cupcakes. Another thing we did that was unique was that we had our family & friends throw dried rose petals after we said, “I do”. The Attic was honestly so amazing in helping with all the decor & helped me make a lot of decisions.
What is your #1 tip to future brides?
My best tip would be to not worry about the little things. No one is going to notice so don’t stress yourself out. Details are important but really pick & choose what you care about. Definitely don’t get favors for your guests because no one really cares about them. Don’t spend a ton of money on plates or silverware. Just use party supplies cups, plates, & napkins. Lastly, make sure to make time for you & your spouse the day of. Schedule out an hour or 30 minutes of alone time just for you two — the day flies by & you’ll want that special moment of alone time.
PHOTOGRAPHER: HANNAH SMITH DESIGN
VENUE & DECOR: THE ATTIC
PHOTO BOOTH: COEUR D’ALENE PHOTO BUS
MAKEUP: CHANTEL REEDER