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Carissa + Aaron: A Sweet Artsy Wedding

There is something so heartwarming and charming about this wedding that it just struck me as perfect for a Monday morning. Carissa and Aaron are both artists and wanted to plan an intimate and really special wedding for their closest friends and family while bringing bits and pieces of their personalities into the celebration. They were married at the Tinney Contemporary Art Gallery in Nashville where Carissa wore an antique dress that was more than 100 years old and Aaron donned a favorite pair of jeans. A friend made over a hundred paper cranes, which they strung up behind them during the ceremony and carried throughout the reception, which was a feast of French cuisine at a local cafe. An abundance of wildflowers and plenty of DIY elements like cupcake liner garlands and heart-shaped confetti made for a bright and cheerful celebration just bursting with love.

Many thanks to photographer Kristyn Hogan for sharing Carissa and Aaron’s beautiful day!

Vendors –
Photography: Kristyn Hogan
Videography: 10th Avenue Productions
Ceremony Venue: Tinney Contemporary Art Gallery
Reception + catering: Marche Artisan Foods
Dress: vintage
Bridesmaids dresses: J.Crew and Macy’s
Groom’s ring: Zoe & Doyle
Flowers: Import Flowers
Groomsmen’s shoes: TOMS
Favors: GreenPost

{Photos by Kristyn Hogan.}

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Adriana

Wednesday 23rd of May 2012

Her dress is the most beautiful dress ever.

Lotta_heylook

Wednesday 6th of July 2011

OH, i really love the down to earth and crafty feeling of the wedding! .-= Lotta_heylook's most recent blog post: PLACE SETTINGS INSPIRATION ROUND-UP =-.

Laura

Wednesday 15th of June 2011

How lovely! Especially the sweet touches like the personalized spoons in the potted plants!

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Friday 25th of March 2011

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Carissa Shapiro

Tuesday 22nd of March 2011

Thanks so much for featuring our wedding! It was a blast to put together and definitely the best day of my life :)

cyd

Tuesday 22nd of March 2011

You are so welcome, Carissa! It is such a beautiful celebration. Congratulations to you both! xoxo