A sunny picnic wedding with lawn games and love #Wedding Porn#bunting#cat#DIY#fascinator#lawn games#outdoor#picnic wedding#seattle#washington Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted May 8 2013) Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Carly Bish sent over Chaitra and Ryan's stunning, sun-soaked picnic wedding and we totally want to go back in time and crash this event. It's one of those weddings where you can totally get lost imagining yourself lounging on the picnic blankets, nibbling their delish-looking goodies, getting down with some bocce ball, and planning how to steal one of the handmade fascinators from the bride and bridesmaids! Grab a ribbon wand and get ready for a virtual vacation in the form of this wedding. Check out the vendors who contributed: Photography: Carly Bish and Chantal Andrea Bouquets, florals, and table settings: Geneva Dian Designs Hair and makeup: Shyn at Pacific Brides Vintage plates and crockery: Lisa Food and cake: Diana Tripiano, a friend of the family Graphic design for the signage and invitations: Ryan, the groom Ring (based on Ryan's design): Green Lake Jewelry Works This post features Offbeat Vendors! Check out their vendor listing to see how they cater to Offbeat Brides: Carly Bish Photography 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 Lauren & Joshua's rainy potluck wedding NEXT Sneaky ways to save money on Vistaprint wedding invitations Show/Hide comments [ 31 ] Love love love love love this. When I first started planning my wedding I'd get a little sad when I'd see other weddings like this that seemed similar to my special snowflake vision. But now, I just get excited! Its like a preview!! If mine turns out anywhere as beautiful and heartfelt and fun as this seems to have been, I will be a happy girl indeed. =) Reply I LOVE THIS: "When I first started planning my wedding I'd get a little sad when I'd see other weddings like this that seemed similar to my special snowflake vision. But now, I just get excited! Its like a preview!!" Reply Agreed! Definitely a great comment!! I feel like so many advice posts on here boil down to exactly this. 🙂 Reply Thank you so much for the kind words. It was definitely the wedding of my dream!. I know what you mean about seeing other weddings like the one you want for yourself, but when it comes down to it we each have a unique twist, and a special touch, that makes our wedding so personal that it couldn't be anyone else's. Good luck! Reply My gosh this is a very sweet and lovely wedding. Congratulations! Reply Thank you so much!!! Reply Oh my goodness, this is exactly what I want! It's like you guys went into my brain!! haha, it looks great, and it makes me very excited for my wedding! 😀 Reply Haha, thank you! Congrats on your wedding, and good luck! Reply This looks amazing! It's like they could read my mind. I would absolutely love this type of celebration, complete with lawn games! Might need a few more chairs for the less able though… What does one do for a wet weather plan?? Reply Lots of ideas over here: http://offbeatbride.com/tag/rainy 🙂 Reply We had some tables and chairs, which are not in the shot. We knew how many people would not be able to picnic with us, and took that into account. Very important. There was also a large, beautifully finished barn where we had dessert and dancing, and my back up plan was to move the picnic items into the barn if it rained. Luckily the weather was perfect 🙂 Reply Wow the shots are so beautiful!! I wish I invested more in a better photographer 😀 Reply God, everything about this is warm-fuzzies and SO NICE. The photos make me want to be friends with every person at this wedding. Reply I feel the same way, except for when you say "friends," I mean "sleep with." Reply I LOVE LOVE LOVE your headpiece. It's so beautiful! Did you make it yourself? Reply The bride's mom made all the headpieces! She did an incredible job! Reply My mom made all of the headpieces, and most of the other homemade touches. She is just amazing. She also does custom orders, so let me know if you are interested. firstname.lastname@example.org. Reply Love that dress! Where did you find it? Just gorgeous. Reply Thank you! It is a Vera Wang, and I found it in the special collection at David's Bridal. Apparently they hadn't had a customer buy that dress before. But when I saw it, I knew it was for me! Reply Do you have a style name or number for the dress? Trying to find something similar online and not having much luck. Thanks in advance! Reply We are dress twins! You absolutely rock it and look stunning! I get to wear mine in 5 short weeks. I love seeing other brides wear this dress, it makes me melt! It helps me decide how I want to tie that long beautiful sash. I would love to see more pics as you get them. Congratulations on your wedding, it looked like such an amazing day. I love how the photographer captured the pure happiness on everyone's faces. Reply I want this cake! How can I contact the maker of the cake for a recipe/instructions? It looks simple-ish (but gorgeous) but I very much lack confidence in my tiered-cake-making abilities. Reply Hi! I am glad you liked the cake! It was beautiful and tasted amazing! My husband made the topper, but the rest was made by my friend and caterer, Diana. You can contact her at needle email@example.com Reply Woohoo! Thank you. Reply What beautiful photos! This looks like it was a lovely wedding 🙂 Reply Absolutely perfect! What location/venue is this???? Reply Wow, beautiful!!! The photo of the mutual eye wipe got me. Gorgeous people/gorgeous photos! Reply I have some logistics questions for you– what did you do with all your dishes, since you didn't (i dont think) have the wedding formally catered? Did someone clean them up for you? Where did people put them when they were finished? And what was the bathroom situation like at this wedding? Everything about this wedding looks like my dream reception, but I'm not totally sure how people pull this off without the conveniences of an indoor venue. Thanks for sharing!! Reply Blankets!!! I never thought of blankets. Cool idea. Was considering a outdooor wedding but then keep thinking of the traditional indoor wedding. Not sure what to pick. I have never had a wedding or bern to any i didnt plan, so im not sure what kind of bride i am. So many ideas so little time. 🙁 Reply This is my inspiration wedding. I have had a lot of people poo-poo the idea of a picnic wedding because apparently people do not want to sit on the floor or that weddings should be at night but this just proves them wrong and washes all my worries away! Also, these photos are just amazing!! Reply This is absolutely what I'm hoping for. Where was this? What did you search for to find this venue? I'm at a bit of a loss of what to put to describe so he type of venue when searching. Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour 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. 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