Real Wedding: Lauren and Lincoln, IV
December 18, 2008

Now for the incredibly delicious details...the details that made this beautiful wedding, completely charming and oh-so-personal.

lauren brooks real wedding

photography by Eric Cable

From Lauren...

The Cake/Cupcakes/Groom's Cake ~ Jocelyn Barda of Bakery Bar made our adorable wedding cupcakes as well as our little 'cutting' cake. Nicole and Grant Simmons, our wedding photography clients, let Lincoln and I take a couple of their perfect moss-covered logs from their wedding and we used them as our cake and cupcake stands. Lincoln ordered a yule log from Beaverton Bakery (his favorite bakery) as his groom's cake. It looked just like a log – it was adorable!

Guest Book ~ A good friend of ours is an experienced bookbinder and offered to make our beautiful guest book. She made the book out of natural materials that went along with our woodsy theme. One of our friends took 4x5 Polaroids of guests that were placed on each of the guestbook pages. It's a precious, hand-made reminder of our day – we cherish it!

Favors ~ For our favors, we wanted to give something that was functional and would come in use far after the wedding was over. We chose to give each of the guests fleece blankets. Our wedding day was cool and windy and our ushers handed out blankets to guests as they arrived. Many of the guests wrapped in the blankets to keep warm during our ceremony. Just the thought of everyone wrapped in blankets as we said our vows still makes me smile and teary at the same time.

Stationery ~ I'm a fan of everything paper so our save-the-dates, invites, and reception pieces were one of my favorite things to help create. We used KBella Invitations to design our invitations and coordinating reception pieces. Using a design from our Save the Date magnet as inspiration, we created elegant yet woodsy coordinating pieces that were just perfect!

Even more to come!