Our absolute favorite kind of wedding is when a couple bucks tradition and chooses a day that best represents them, and today's stunning wedding from Laurel Creative is exactly that. Joe + Liza's wedding day was not only simple and intimate, but also completely unique. From boxed lunches for their guests to a campfire in place of dancing, these two chose to create a day that was relaxed and focused on spending time with their guests.
From Lauren: This wedding was one of the most beautifully designed weddings I've ever photographed. A word from the bride..."When Joe and I began planning our wedding last March there were two things we envisioned it would be; simple and intimate. With those two things in mind, we picked our venue, a family friend's property, and we compiled a guest list with a grand total of 52 people. From there, the rest of the planning flowed pretty naturally and easily. We kept our color scheme simple, our bridal party very small, and because we had an outdoor wedding we were able to keep our flowers and other decorations to a minimum. We chose long wooden tables for the reception as opposed to the traditional round tables because we wanted everyone close together making it feel like one big family dinner. As for the lunch boxes, that idea came after we struggled to find a reasonably priced caterer we liked. So instead of doing a fancier full course meal we opted to use a local cafe and serve our guests a sandwich, homemade chips, salad, and a cookie all neatly packaged in a brown kraft box stamped with a little message. There was no dancing, but instead, people sat around the fire, played games, and just socialized. It was a very laid back and stress free day for Joe and I and we are so thankful we were able to fully enjoy ourselves with our closest family and friends. Thanks to the many people that were willing to help us out, we were able to have the simple and intimate wedding we hoped for and we were able to have a wedding that reflected who we are as a couple and the love we have for each other."