A multicultural destination wedding in the mountains #Wedding Porn#arch#boho weddings#california#couples of color#destination wedding#flower crown#handmade dress#ipod#mountain#multicultural#outdoor#rustic wedding#sari Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted May 22 2013) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Brandi Welles Katie and Gautam traveled from Washington DC to Twin Peaks, California, for a destination wedding in the mountains (AND planned it all sight-unseen!). The first time they saw their venue, Pine Rose Cabins, was on the wedding day itself. Thankfully, their photographer, Brandi Welles, had her wedding there in 2010 and could totally vouch for its awesomeness. This pair successfully combined his Indian wedding traditions with her American traditions, including gorgeous saris, a flower crown, a candle-lighting ceremony, a tearful father/daughter dance (just try not to choke up!), and a rockin' dance party with an iPod DJ! Oh, and wait until you hear about where the bride got her dress… Everyone has LOTS of questions about the bride's dress, and here's her answer: My dress is made from material from my mom and aunt's wedding dresses, and another aunt's veil. An artist on Etsy made the first attempt at it, but it had to be completely remade by an incredible seamstress in Georgetown, Diana's Couture and Bridal. Related Post Mojo, mojitos, and a hair cutting ceremony: This might be the most DIY wedding you'll ever see Ariel and Samuel, the lovebirds of Bowerbird Photography had quite the amazing wedding at Mt. Tamalpais in Mill Valley, California. Everything was DIY with lots... Read more Vendors who made it all come together: Photographer: Brandi Welles Venue: Pine Rose Catering: Graystone Catering Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Make custom coffee sleeves with your wedding logo NEXT Airs of indifference and being "too cool" for this wedding stuff Show/Hide comments [ 9 ] It's brave to plan a wedding sight-unseen 😀 I absolutely loved this. Beautiful couple and beautiful wedding! Reply That dress. All the love beaming out of everyone's faces. The photography skills. I'm digging all of it very, very much. So beautiful!! Reply So beautiful. But where is that dress from? I must know! Reply The bride says: My dress is made from material from my mom and aunt's wedding dresses, and another aunt's veil. An artist on Etsy made the first attempt at it, but it had to be completely remade by an incredible seamstress in Washington DC: Diana's Couture and Bridal. Reply Wow – love this wedding. Anyone know where she got that amazing wedding dress? Reply Oh my! That arch gives me chills. I would have given my left arm, scratch that… I need my left arm, my left ear for a chance to shoot this wedding. Just looking at the arch makes my heart pound. Reply I love the arms in the air dancing up the aisle!! Such excitement!!! This wedding is amazing 🙂 Reply I'd also love to know where she got her dress. I think I'm in love with it! And the wedding looks really fun. Reply Here's the answer from the bride: My dress is made from material from my mom and aunt's wedding dresses, and another aunt's veil. An artist on Etsy made the first attempt at it, but it had to be completely remade by an incredible seamstress in Georgetown, Diana's Couture and Bridal. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.