Whimsical Farm Wedding from AE Pictures Inc.
January 20, 2012
United States

Fans of rustic chic weddings - you are about to be BLOWN away. Because rustic chic just got a whole lot chic-er thanks to the gorgeous stylings of this barn beauty designed by Yvonne Design. The drapings in that barn have been dancing in my dreams since I first laid eyes on this glamourous farm fête - and that is just the beginning of all the details gorgeous enough to gush over. Have no fear, AE Pictures Inc. snapped loads of the pin-worthy pictures for us to devour so we don't have to miss a thing! See more rustic chic goodness here! 

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From Annika of AE Pictures Inc.... This wedding is a step up from the average "rustic chic" affair! A family member of Yvonne Chapman was lucky enough to have her come over from Hawaii to design their day. Months of preparation went into restoring their barn to hold 200 people for dinner. A color palette of white, ivory, beige, and brown neutrals painted the event, including a dress code for the guests. Sheer linens draped the ceiling of the barn and long banquet seating. Vintage accessories, glassware, vases, pitchers and props were gathered from family members for over a year and dusted off to provide unique decor for the ceremony and reception. A blondie bar greeted guests as they entered the farm. The bride came in on a tractor in front of blooming sunflowers where the couple were married in front of their barn. Live music and an outdoor dance floor awaited them on the other side, where guests gathered on hay barrels with an open bar, oyster bar, bounty table, bocce court and photobooth. Several food vendors brought together an eclectic palette after the couple rang the iron triangle for dinner. Photography: AE Pictures Inc. / Flowers: Yvonne Chapman of Yvonne Design / Event Planning + Design: Yvonne Design / Location: Private farm in Cotati, California / Invitations: DIY / Shoes: Oak Tree Farms / Dress: Vintage Birnbaum and Bullock via The Bridal Garden / Catering: Aaron Jonas Catering + Paella Del Reyes / Bounty Table: Della Fattoria, Muleheart Farm, Allesina, Bellwether Farms