Good Morning SMP’ers. We hope you had a lovely, lovely weekend. We are going to start this week off au naturel with an outdoor celebration on a working farm in Northern California. Sent to us by photographer Mary McHenry, this DIY soiree comes complete with fuzzy wuzzy animals and tons of delicious organic food…oh and a ridiculously good looking barn. Check out the gallery for more from this day and tons of great inspiration for all of you barn brides out there.

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Barrie and Ariel were married on May 30, 2010 at Chileno Valley Ranch -a beautiful spot in the rolling hills, about 45 minutes north of San Francisco. The wedding was beautiful, organic, natural, laid back. There was so much of themselves in the details -the fava beans from the amazing crostini appetizer was from their own backyard garden in Oakland. Ariel sang a song to Barrie during the reception, Barrie’s best friend made the skirt she wore and Barrie made her top and veil. Ariel’s sister did the flowers. Barrie also re-made her favorite shoes to match the ensemble by spray painting them gold! The ranch is a working farm, and only takes a very select number of weddings a year. The weather was perfection and there was an air of magic about the whole night.

Photography: Mary McHenry Photography / Venue: Chileno Valley Ranch / Music: Gaucho / Food: Pam Ferrari Catering / Ariel’s Suit: Al’s Attire / Make-up, hair, flowers and dress: done by the bride, family and friends