I'm excited to share with you the final images of our mountain wedding on August 29th, 2009. Last night after the discs arrived, Evan and I snuggled down on the couch to relive our day. Sarah gifted us with gorgeous images documenting the process of getting ready, to our friends arriving and seeing us for the first time, to lush meadows and golden light. I'll let the pictures do the talking.
When I saw this example via A.Mountain.Bride, I knew this was an idea I had to steal. We had our good friend who was visiting us pay for his stay with his amazing skills. We bought his art supplies and two days later he came up with this:
Which by the end of the wedding night was this:
We used some quality art paper, india ink, a simple wood frame without glass, and Memento fade-resistant dye ink in their Dew Drop collection. People signed their names (or in some cases drew fishing poles) with a fine tip sharpie. Everyone walked around the rest of the night with green thumbs. That's a good thing, right?
Best investment ever. Thanks amazing artistic friend.
I love this idea! It makes for such a fun concept and looks awesome! It totally has that rustic-bohemian-vintage look that I fall for every time. I'm not usually a sucker for the cheesy stuff, but I'm lovin this. Especially this first one, the composition is perfect and everything just pops out. How fun to photograph this and hang it on your wall.
I'm just sayin' there might be a lookalike on one of our walls pretty soon.
I just had to share this wedding via Style Me Pretty, with pictures by photographer Stephanie Fay. I wouldn't give up the simplicity of my wedding, but if I had to have it fancy this would be my second choice in a heartbeat. But I'd rather just make it an outdoor arena, or theater under the stars, or outside dining area, OR how about drinks and a show? Like an Iron and Wine show. Oh sweet goodness.
•1) The question each bridal blogger is asked: will you continue blogging now that it's after your wedding? Absolutely. I love my blog, and I love the opportunity to help Flagstaff brides and other brides around the world who are looking to create their own down to earth mountain weddings. I will continue to post details about our wedding, inspiration from others, the natural world we find around us, art, music, lovely things to admire, and the adventure of marriage that Evan and I have dove headfirst into.
•2) You also may have noticed the subtle change in name. I started this blog as August and Everything After. I'm now testing the waters of August and After. Before a final decision is made I'd like you to weigh in, let me know which you prefer!