Good day my lovelies! I have a fun carnival styled fete that was submitted by Brenda Murphy Photography, for all of you looking for some happy-go-lucky theme inspiration. I just love the fun loving ambiance of this event. The red and cobalt blue colors used throughout to me is just the perfect choice for a carnival theme. Check out the pics below, and make sure to read the brides comments at the end of the post!
From the Bride, Margaret:
Justin and I met while attending Frostburg State University in Western Maryland. A mutual friend (and one of my roommates) introduced us our sophmore year of college. We became friends and stayed friends until our Junior year of college. We started dating and have been together since. We have a one year old together and shortly after we discovered we were pregnant we decided we wanted to be married by the time he was born. We originally planned to go to the courthouse, but my husband surprised me with a backyard wedding. Just a few family and friends were there including my grandfather who was able to marry us (my husband flew them out here from Kansas!). It was a beautiful ceremony. We decided to have the vow renewal on July 28, 2012 a year later so that we could celebrate with our son and with those family and friends who were unable to attend the first time around. So, these photos are from our vow renewal a year after we were married. We both love when events, decor, furniture, etc. have a rustic feel and I love everything vintage, so we combined those two elements to create a vintage carnival style wedding. We were going for a 1920 to 1930 carnival theme. We decided to have it at the Homestead for the feel and look of the barn. We selected vibrant colors with the red and the cobalt blue. We decided to use vintage glass bottles as our centerpieces to tie in the vintage style while keeping true to the rustic feel. Our candy bar was full of old time candies that helped make it colorful while again holding on to the vintage feel.
Photographer: Brenda Murphy Photography
Event Venue: Union Mills Homestead
Bridesmaid Dresses: OldNavy Brides Dress : Davids Bridal Grooms Suit: JCPenny Lighting: Shew-sical Florist: Blossoms and Baskets Boutique