Elegant DIY Wedding with Gorgeous Handmade Gown

Adolfo and Kathryn's story began at their alma mater, Virginia Tech, in what seemed like a good first impression that would turn into nothing more. A few years later, they met while waiting in line for sushi and began a friendship that would eventually blossom into something they never expected. So when these two lovebirds began planning the handmade wedding of their dreams, this pharmacist duo knew they wanted a nod to their degrees (hello, cutest prescription pill bottle favors ever!) and a bright, pastel style that would complement the neutral colors of Noah’s Event Venue in Chesapeake.

With Luke and Ashley Photography behind the lens, this mint and pink wedding exuded elegance from the tall reception centerpieces to the ceiling draping. Kathryn's aunties made sure family was entwined in all the handmade details including the florals that you'd never guess they were made of silk flowers, a gorgeous sweetheart neckline wedding dress with a perfect mantilla lace veil, and a ceremony arch that would make any garden lover swoon! Their beautiful wedding party featured two extremely adorable littles -- even their sweet puppy was dressed to the nines for the special occasion!

Mint colored bridesmaid and groomsman outfits
Sparkly gold bridal shoes
Handmade wedding boutonnieres
Classic groom details
Navy blue groom suit
Bride and her bridesmaids in mint dresses
Gold wax seal for wedding invitation
Elegant white wedding ceremony draping
Adorable ring bearer and flower girl
Garden inspired wedding ceremony
Bride and groom in a garden wedding ceremony with lots of silk flowers
Tall wedding centerpieces with pink and white silk flowers
Wedding dog with adorable mint bow tie and little suit
Handmade wedding in Chesapeake Virginia
Handmade lace wedding dress and bridal bouquet
Handmade mantilla lace veil
Wedding centerpieces with lanterns
Cute DIY prescription pill bottle wedding favors for pharmacy couple
Elegant wedding at Noahs Event Venue in Chesapeake Virginia
Gold mint and pink wedding cake with silk flowers

Photography: Luke and Ashley Photography | Venue/Linens: Noah's Event Venue | Wedding Cake: Twisted Sisters | Videography: Capture Movement Films | Beauty: The Makeup School by Sarah Rillon | Groom's Attire: JCPenney | Bridesmaid Dresses: Lulu's | Bride's Shoes: Macy's | Florals, Wedding Gown/Veil, & Favors: DIY by Family

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