Bekka & Matt's über DIY wedding at home

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Bekka and Matt are both working artists — Bekka is a ceramic artist and Matt does graphic arts — so every aspect of their at-home wedding was hand-crafted by them. Their wedding was so DIY that their photographer, Sheila Addleman, was the only vendor they hired! Prepare to be impressed by this über DIY wedding.

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Bekka found her dress at a thrift store and then added the floral neckline and reworked the hem. She also hand-crafted ALL those hair pieces as well.

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Since Bekka is a ceramic artist, she had no problem making these centerpieces… and the cake toppers… and all the tea candle favors as well.

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Bekka's mom performed the ceremony where they were surrounded by candles in jars, hanging from the trees, and artwork by Matt.

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Speaking of artwork by Matt — this amazing backdrop was created by him as well. Oh, and it only gets more mind-blowing from there. To see all the custom jewelry, hand-sewn fans, an incredible photo booth, and the signature drink, head over to Sheila's blog.

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  1. This was beautiful. Her dress, the hair pieces, I loved the hand painted canopy!

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  2. Please tell me that the quote in the backdrop is a Cloud Cult reference!!! That is a lyric that I actually want to use for my own wedding. It's lovely =)

    I also absolutely love the tree picture. So simple yet stunning.

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    • It is! Good catch ^_^
      The pages were all from a bunch of little old books (more like pamphlets That Bekka found at Goodwill. Some of them are Almanacs, some are old classroom books, and some are Shakespeare. There's a little Disney in there too

  3. I want to see more pics! Love the ceramic centerpieces and add ins, as an artist myself!

  4. I love the photo of Bekka with her brides maids. The touch with the floral hair pieces is nice. And I love Bekka and Matt in front of his artwork. Looks like a wall of editorials. Good pics and good post.

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  5. LOVE everything about your wedding! So beautiful, and so loving. Seriously, this almost brought tears to my eyes…in a good way of course 🙂 I adore your 'prayer flags.' I am wanting to make them for my outdoor wedding…could you please tell me how you made them? I have to make a lot and would like to know the simplest way to do this! Congratulations and thank you 🙂

  6. Everything is so elegant and simple and pretty!
    Gives me some hope for a backyard wedding…or at least some killer ideas!
    And that photobooth!!! 😀 best ever. EVER.
    But….was the camera manned or did it have a button thingy?

    • Thanks sassy! 🙂 The photobooth was one of the things we totally had our hearts set on! Everybody loved it! We just used my little digital camera set up on a tripod.
      Though we really wanted to, we couldn't figure out how to have it remote-control. So we just had other guests snap the photos – basically gave them free reign with it, which worked out just fine. 🙂

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