Bekah adores rustic style, vintage details, and flowers as far as the eye can see, and a colorful country barn wedding was the perfect way to infuse it all together! All of her favorite elements played an integral role while planning her wedding with her (now husband!) Jared. The duo fell in love with their venue, The Southern Barn at Lonesome Ranch, and it’s easy to see why. With its rustic style and shabby chic details, it was the perfect place for B+J to recite their vows and celebrate with family and friends.
Bloomingdale Florist knocked it clear out of the park with each and every one of the floral pieces (the bouquets are definitely my favorite!), and we’re always so overjoyed to share Ailyn La Torre’s gorgeous photography with you! Keep reading below for all of Bekah’s wedding planning tips. Happy Friday, friends!
What (or who) helped you most in your planning process and/or on your wedding day?
I know my style and thankfully the girls at the southern barn kept my mind at ease, listening and taking notes… even following my wedding Pinterest board. I trusted them hundred percent with their style as well. So finding the perfect venue , photographer, and videographer was key for me. When we found the Southern Barn (Venue) we knew it was the perfect place for us. Every vender plays a huge role, so make sure you’ve done your research and found someone good and trustworthy.
What was the most important thing to you when deciding who to work with for your wedding?
Someone who listened was very important to us.
What was your inspiration for your wedding details and/or design?
My inspiration was things I love, (Rustic decor, vintage, southern, shabby chic, FLOWERS) Thankfully my venue had it all. I went with things I thought were beautiful. I wanted everyone to want to feel the love jared and I share.
What was your favorite thing about your wedding?
Aside from marrying my best friend, my favorite thing about my wedding was the people I shared it with. The thing I remember most was all the laughter, I had this overwhelming sense of peace. My heart was full with my closes friends and family by my side.
What advice would you give other brides?
Stay true to your style (don’t go with trends).
Break traditions (some or all).
Think of memorable things on your own to do.
Though your fiancé is probably tired of hearing about decor, flowers, cakes… Etc. Make him be involved anyways (he’ll thank you later).
Let your fiancé choose his outfit if he prefers that (mine did).
Don’t forget on your special day to focus on taking everything in and remembering everything possible.
Oh and take deep breaths!
Love all of Bekah’s advice and insight!