Kris and Kristen’s Vintage Inspired Wedding by Alea Moore

Kris and Kristen’s wedding is another one of those weddings that is jam-packed with details; there’s the cupcake bar, the hilarious napkins, the beer kozy favors, the out-of-this-world centerpieces…

I have to say though, what really made me fall in love with this wedding were the bride and groom photos. Adding a Vespa, some balloons, a very cool sign, and, at one point, a couple of musicians, Alea Moore’s shots are little bit quirky, totally pretty and capture a couple that looks like they have a great time together.

Make sure to keep reading to hear Kristen’s advice to brides just getting started.

Kristen’s Thoughts:
The most meaningful part of our wedding day was our first dance. My husband is a huge Metallica fan and really wanted our first dance to be to the song “Nothing Else Matters.” We found an instrumental version by Apacalytica and performed a Viennese Waltz that took us six months to learn. Not only did we have a beautiful first dance but we found a new hobby that we can do together. We continue to take dance lessons with the instructors at Arthur Murray Dance Studios in Atlanta, GA.

The best advice I can offer new brides is stay organized and book vendors early. I saved a lot of money booking vendors a year in advance. Plus, it gives you plenty of time to pay for the wedding allowing you to not be in debt after the big day.
Wedding Planner: Summer Mclane of My Simply Perfect Weddings
Ceremony Site: Mary’s Falls Cottage
Reception Site/Catering: The Lazy Goat
Photographer: Alea Moore Photography
DJ: Alley Cats DJ Service
Florist/Decor: Fire Fly Studios
Hair and Makeup: Head Quarters Salon
Transportation: The Scooter Shop
Wedding Dress: New Natalie’s
Bridesmaids and Flower Girls Dresses: Bel Fiore
Officiant: Mayor Larry Abernathy, Clemson, SC

To see the rest of the photos from Kris and Kristen’s wedding by Alea Moore Photography, click here.

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Kara Kara is happily married in San Francisco where she occasionally stalks brides and tries to convince them to wear wedding dresses she wishes she could wear herself. She loves sales at Anthropologie, afternoon dance parties with her kids, and encouraging people to talk in funny accents.

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