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What a fun week we are having on Love and Lavender. We have a fabulous wedding to share with you today! Jackie and Brandon had a laid back, intimate, DIY and eco-friendly wedding full of personal details that we are crazy about! What’s even more awesome about his wedding (I know it’s hard to believe it could get better) is that they got a $1000 worth of wedding supplies through giveaways! They scored big with winning everything from stationary and hair accessories to flowers and signs (we are super impressed)!

DIY and Eco-Friendly Wedding ~ Photos

turquoise flats with bow and strawberry design

daisy and billy ball bouquet

bridesmaid in mustard yellow dress holding pinwheel

bride and bridesmaids in yellow holding pinwheels

groomsman in suspenders with mustard yellow bowtie and pinwheel boutonniere

Bridal party in front of Val Vista Lakes building

DIY and Eco-Friendly Wedding Projects

From Jackie: “Pinwheel bouquets, boutonnières, and the pinwheel wreath were courtesy of my crafty bridesmaid.  I made our table numbers, tissue paper poms, chalkboard drink menu, and chalkboard program. Wine bottle centerpieces, thrifted milk glass & vintage cake plates, plantable place cards that doubled as favors, eco-friendly invites, and lemon aisle décor were our way of keeping it green.”

chalkboard wedding ceremony program with real lemons on grass

Turqouise and mustard yellow pinwheel wreath

bride and her father walk down aisle at Val Vista Lakes wedding ceremony

Wedding ceremony at Val Vista Lakes

What was the most memorable moment of your wedding day?

“An unusual cold/stormy front came through the day of our wedding causing the weather to drop 20 degrees below average – putting us at 55. That’s quite chilly for us Arizona folks. I was a sad panda. Luckily, the rain ceased just as the ceremony began. As we began our vows the sun started to peek out in a spotlight manner right on me! It’s rays were warm and a magical/heavenly feeling was immediately cast upon everyone that was there.  A moment I will never forget.”

Recessional with bride holding up bouquet

billy balls in white porcelain vase next to birdcage card holder

handwritten paper table numbers

chalkboard drink menu

lovebird cake topper and plates of frosted cupcakes

Bride and groom laugh and kiss seated at Val Vista Lakes

bride and groom together with eyes closed

first dance with turquoise and yellow pom poms above

Jacqueline+Brandon {Wedding Trailer} from NoBox Films & NoBox Productions on Vimeo.


Photography: Sloan Photographers
: NoBox Films
: Val Vista Lakes
Wedding Dress
: Allure Couture
Bridesmaid Dresses
: YesStyle & ModCloth
Bride’s Shoes
: Miss L Fire
Bow Ties
: Wickham House (Etsy)
: Jennifer Wood of Mignonne Handmade
Day of Coordinator
: Swanky Cue
: Liberty Market
: Plum Pretty Sugar Loungerie
Plantable Place Cards
: PulpArt (Etsy)

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  1. Josie — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    Love the bouquet, the shoes, the pinwheels, all of it really.
  2. amypunky photography — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    What a lovely wedding!!
  3. Staci Faw — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    love the colors and the bridesmaids dresses!
  4. Lena — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    Simply gorgeous-that gown is fantastic!
  5. matt sloan — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    thx for the blog love. :) love this couple!
  6. Jennifer — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    this is such a lovely wedding! I adore all the yellow!!!
  7. Susie — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    I love bouquet! And all the yellow :D
  8. karina — Thursday, October 6th, 2011
    wow i love the lemon!!!
  9. Rachel — Friday, October 7th, 2011
    Everything about this wedding is gorgeous! Beautiful colour palette!
  10. Jacqueline — Saturday, October 15th, 2011
    What a thrill to have our wedding featured on this oh so wonderful blog! We feel truly blessed to have pulled off the wedding of our dreams with our small budget. Thank you L&L and thank you readers for all of your sweet comments. MUCH LOVE!
  11. Mitchell — Monday, December 19th, 2011
    We really love the bird cage you have for the cards, did you purchase that somewhere of did someone make that?

    We would really like something like that.

    Michelle and Mitchell
  12. Jacqueline — Monday, December 26th, 2011
    Thank you! The bird cage was purchased at Pier 1 Imports
  13. Awn — Monday, August 13th, 2012
    Is there any way to find out the name of the shoe? I can't find them on the website but would love to search for them. I'm planning on wearing turquoise shoes for my wedding and am looking for the perfect pair.
  14. Floriane Brighton wedding photographer — Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
    What a lovely couple ! This wedding is amazing ans all the pictures are completely incredible.
  15. Lucy@One Fab Day — Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
    This wedding is so sweet!!