This week’s wedding has too many darling vintage details, I don’t even know where to start! I will just let the adorable bride, Caitlyn, and the fab images do all the talking!

The beautiful Caitlyn shares all the details:

From the get go Nick and I tried to stay focused on keeping the wedding as intimate and personal as possible.  It’s so easy to get carried away with all the possibilities available so we tried to incorporate some things that had special meaning to us.  For example, it was important for me to incorporate my grandparents since they were unable to make the trip to Rosemary Beach.  I had our florist wrap a rosary around my bouquet that belonged to my grandmother and has been in my father’s family for years and I wore a pearl ring and earrings that I borrowed from my grandmother on my mom’s side. Also wrapped around the base of my bouquet was a bonnet that I wore as a baby and was folded into a hankerchief;  later it can be folded back into a bonnet for Nick and I’s first child, and so on. My mother-in-law completed the “something old, something new” saying by giving me a six pence for good luck to put in my shoe.

I have always loved all things vintage and have been shopping in my mom and grandmothers’ closets for as long as I can remember. Go along with the vintage style, I knew I wanted my dress to be completely lace and above the knee. I found the gloves and a vintage shop on Magazine Street to complete the style. It also wasn’t right to start our life together on our wedding day without our dog, Phoebe… she completes our little family!  She “got ready” with me and my bridesmaids that morning and then went with me to meet Nick on the boardwalk for our “first look.” Nick and I are both from New Orleans, so  a great band and delicious food were definitely necessities, but we finished off our night keeping in true New Orleans tradition with a second line out of the park.

There were a few projects that we decided to take on ourselves. To formally ask my bridesmaids to be part of our wedding I made a paperdoll chain with each of their names on it. We also did our wedding favors which were individually wrapped caramel apples and we put our wishing tree together, but our florist really vamped it up and put his spin on it to make it even prettier. We truly couldn’t have asked for a more perfect way to celebrate our marriage and the details are what really did it for us!

Photographer | Dede Edwards Photography

Reception Venue | Rosemary Beach Weddings

Event Designer | Fete Events

Floral Designer | Myrtie Blue

Caterer | Dine by Design Catering, LLC

Cake | Couture Cakes

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  1. Diana
    May 17, 2011 6:19 am

    She is just too adorable...love her dress and lace gloves!
  2. Sarah {A Paper Proposal}
    May 17, 2011 12:14 pm

    Too cute! Love that little seating area :)
  3. Spun Sugar Suite
    May 17, 2011 12:23 pm

    Her shoes are crazy amazing, and she is holding the bouquet of my dreams!
  4. Elizabeth {Bridal Musings}
    May 17, 2011 12:24 pm

    Such a sweet wedding! The bride looks gorgeous, love her 50s lace dress & little gloves. The back of her dress is sublime...and I adore the first shot with those shoes & her cute dog asleep!!! x
  5. Brenda's Wedding Blog
    May 17, 2011 12:40 pm

    what a beautiful wedding - loving the pink and the lounge area is amazing
  6. jeffrey lee
    May 17, 2011 1:27 pm

    Amazing how choosing the right floral/event planner makes ALL the difference; especially in more intimate gatherings and spaces. Magnificent work, Myrtie Blue!
  7. Jessica
    May 17, 2011 2:36 pm

    Sweet set up! I love when people make ordinary places gorgeous with all the little details! Especially vintage!
  8. postcards and pretties
    May 17, 2011 3:18 pm

    the lounge area is just WOW!!
  9. Terri Smith
    May 17, 2011 4:22 pm

    How could you not love a girl in a short bridal dress and loves pink! Amazing images.
  10. Naomi Goodman
    May 17, 2011 5:27 pm

    This is just too pretty for words! How lovely a dress, too!
  11. Shana
    May 17, 2011 5:35 pm

    oh her dress is amazing! I didn;t think I liked the short dress until today! My mind has been changed! I love the pink too :) So girly and pretty!
  12. Chris
    May 17, 2011 10:12 pm

    Rosemary Beach is one of my favorite places on earth. Gorgeous place and cool wedding! I know weddings aren't "cool" but I'm a guy. ;)
  13. Mary Lanson
    May 18, 2011 4:25 pm

    Kaitlyn,you looked absolutely beautiful.Everything about your wedding looks perfect.
    Enjoy you wonderful new life.
    Aunt Mary
  14. Mary Lanson
    May 18, 2011 4:28 pm

    Sorry,I misspelled you name.
  15. Chris
    May 19, 2011 3:14 pm

    Beautiful captures, really lovely looking wedding. The dog is so cute!
  16. Cocroft & Delbridge
    May 23, 2011 3:25 pm

    I am loving the reception area...so beautiful! The photo boot site is absolutely incredible! :)
  17. Jessica @ Jessica Keener Photography
    May 24, 2011 4:16 pm

    That cake is to die for! So absolutely lovely!
  18. Kate/MagnoliaRouge
    May 25, 2011 2:28 pm

    Her dress is adorable!! And the little break out area is fabulous!
  19. Stephanie @rhinspirations
    May 27, 2011 8:08 pm

    The bride's short dress is GORGEOUS! I love all the lovely details throughout.
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