Rose & John’s Do-It Together Wedding

by Meg Keene, CEO & Editor-In-Chief

This wedding has such a amazing spirit, it shines right through the screen. It was shot by A Beutiful Day Photography, out of Seattle, and took place in the bride’s families 100 year old camp in Mendocino California. This wedding speaks to my hippie-kid upbringing in a way that just warms my little soul. For lots of people small church weddings remind them of childhood… but for me, it’s weddings with hay-bales.
Everyone helped set up the wedding, and you know how I love that!
Tents! Tents! Tents! I love a wedding with tents. I love communal camping, period.
Yay for friends and family helping with the flowers, that is our plan as well.
And check out the cute feathered wedding dress.
You so rarely see a moment of serenity in the middle of a ceremony like this, and its what I hope for most of all on our wedding day.
The party went on long into the night. Any party with a campfire is a good kind of party.
A band on the porch, and a moment in each others arms… what else do you need?

Meg Keene

Meg is the Founder and EIC of APW. She has written two best selling wedding books: A Practical Wedding and A Practical Wedding Planner. Meg has her BFA in Drama from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband and two children. For more than you ever wanted to know about Meg, you can visit #NASTY

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  • Beautiful. Relaxed. Peaceful. Love it!

  • Wow. I love this wedding. I love the bride’s dress and hair and relaxed honest smile. And nothing is better than a party that includes a bonfire!

  • i really wish we could have a bonfire at our wedding! also, i put a little link love on 122rollcall. :)

  • What a fun wedding!!!

  • The bride and groom look very relaxed and having a sense of calm seems to bring forth a romantic sentiment to the event. Their wedding ceremony picture looks very poignant.

  • Aw… this is my brother (no.1)’s perfect wedding. So lovely :)