They had me at their save-the-date. But I continued to fall for them at their OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD-AMAZING engagement session! You can read a little bit about how they met and their proposal on that blog post. Today I'm talking about the wedding! The most fabulous DIY wedding...and I mean, DIY. Almost every detail was hand-crafted by Donna, Oleg and their friends! From creating home-made soaps with a custom fragrance to staining crates and etching glass...this couple did it all! The Inn at Fernbrook Farms was the perfect venue for their gorgeous wedding.
Remember when I said everything was DIY? That includes the RINGS! Oleg created this custom ring set at his family's jewelry shop. I'm blown away by his talent!
Funny faces make the world go round! :)
I love that tiny smile on Donna's dad's face as he watched his daughter be wed...so beautiful!
I love the succulents and vintage silverware...simply stunning!
Hooray for two cakes! Donna and Oleg included a traditional Lithuanian Šakotis cake - which is baked by painting layers of dough onto a rotating spit in a special open oven! I like to think it grew itself, like a tree...
And lastly, the best memory of all (obvi) - me and Chris with the lovely couple! I'm a little disheveled and that's my "bad side" but we're still pretty cute, eh? Congratulations guys! It was an honor to celebrate with you! xo! :)
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Venue: The Inn at Fernbrook Farms // Floral Design, mercury glass votives & centerpieces: Dahlia Florals // The dress: Private Designer from Bijou Bridal // The shoes: Badgley Mischka // Hair: Mandy Liento of La Sorella Bridal // Make-up: Patty Delvecchio // Bridesmaids dresses: Bill Levkoff // Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas // "Pick your seat" display: DIY // Programs display: DIY // Piggy place cards: DIY ink transfer + Jim's Wood Studio // Gold chargers: A Party Pleasing // Mad Libs: DIY // Favors: Soap DIY + crates from For Crafts Sake + assembled & stained by bride // Tent Draping: Weddings & Events by Janet // DJ: Untouchable Entertainment // Wedding Cake: Colonial Farms // Lithuanian Cake: Sakotis NJ // Photobooth: Not-a-booth! // Photography: Cassi Claire // The End!
Cassi Claire is a New Jersey & Destination wedding photographer
that specializes in vineyard, estate, and waterfront weddings!