A French-Mexican fusion wedding in Mexico City #Wedding Porn#couples of color#DIY#diy centerpiece#handmade dress#mexico#outdoor#short hair October 11 | Catherine Clark enidjcoleslaw Imagine getting to attend a French-Mexican fusion wedding outside of Mexico City with local and French foods, amazing dancing (salsa included), and tons of DIY details. Julie Hagenbuch got to do just that when she photographed Marie and Mario's gorgeous ceremony and party under the stars. Marie handmade her own dress (including the embroidery) in addition to embroidering Mario's shirt and painting his vintage sandals. She also made the mango centerpieces, hand-painted the bird placemats, and made the napkin holders. The food looked divine too. A bowl of hors d'oeuvres on each table was filled with both chicharrones and French cheese. The meal was Mexican with blue tortillas with cactus and sheep filler, but dessert was a French custard cake covered in grapes. The party went into the night, kept going by a large bonfire. Related Post Natalie & Iliana's laid-back bounce house wedding With s'mores, hula hoops, a bounce house (carefully hidden from kiddie's eyes until after the ceremony), and a photo booth, there was something for all... Read more For much more on this wedding, check out the blog posts at Julie Hagenbuch's blog: part one, two, and three. You can also check her out on Facebook. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark (aka Superman) is Offbeat Bride's Editor + Project Wrangler and a Chicago-based freelance web consultant. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video games and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, and cuddles with her feline fur baby. @enidjcoleslaw @whimsycatt PREVIOUS Make and decorate your own pillow boxes for your favors NEXT Lexie & Al's Gatsby-inspired transatlantic elopement Toggle comments [ 13 ] I know this is a bit off topic, but I love it when couple's names are so similar! I know a Denis and Glenis, and a Stephan and Stephanie. I know I've met others, but I can't remember them. Anyone else? Reply My cousin James married a lovely Jamie. And I used to work with a Nicholas whose wife's name was Nicholette. Reply My dad's name is Kim. His first wife's name….Kim. Reply I know a Shawn and Shawndra. Reply That dress is incredible. Looks like it was an amazing wedding! 6 agree Reply Thanks Gelasia (and 6 other people :)) I just wanted to credit my mother and aunts for making the mango centerpieces, my god-father for getting high on spray paint while stenciling the place-mats, my friend Alix who herself had a beautiful wedding with amazing photography last summer for handwriting our names on a thousand napkin holders… and my wonderful in laws, all of them, for catering and waiting at the wedding, because it was all very low-cost and DIY, and Julie's pictures captured the simplicity of it all beautifully! Reply gorgeous wedding :X that cake looks so delicious Reply Clafoutis, a traditional French recipe, probably the most delicious and low-fat cake ever: 1 pound dark cherries (at the wedding, it was grapes cause Mexico doesn't really have cherries) 3.5 oz flour 2.5 oz sugar 1 teaspoon salt 4 eggs 1 cup milk Rum or vanilla extract (optional) Preheat oven to 410 °F Scatter the cherries (whole, with pits) in a buttered or non adhesive cake mold (round). Mix together all the ingredients but the milk (by hand). Mix in milk little by little (that's so you don't get lumps). Cover cherries with mix (it's ok if they float). Bake for 30-40 minutes (till knife comes out clean and top is golden brown) :)) Reply What a beautiful wedding! Of course, I've seen these pictures before because I stalk Julie Hagenbuch Photography's website on occasion. I love her work. She's going to be my wedding photographer in a couple of months. I love all the candids (I'm not big on posing) and how she makes the most normal things (mismatched dishes on a table) still look awesome. Reply You're lucky to have Julie as a photographer, she's wonderful, discreet and always where she needs to be… Many of my favorite photos from the wedding aren't featured here! And don't worry about the posing, I hate it, but Julie is casual and fun about it and will make you feel at ease Reply On the topic of same named couples, I know a Chris and Chrissie-and they also have the exact last name! (i.e: Chris Smith and Chrissie Smith Smith) Reply I am in love with this couple! They look so sweet together! : ) Reply What an awesome wedding, and great photography! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. 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