Jonathan and Cameron’s Wedding

Today’s wedding, photographed by Katherine O’Brien, took place in the ghost town of Grapetown, Texas. Jonathan and Cameron chose the location because they had often passed by it on a 60 mile loop that they cycled on the weekends.

Jonathan and Cameron designed a poster for their invitations that included information like the history of Grapetown, a map, their wedding website, and what attire to wear. We love the idea of doing posters instead of traditional invitations. They totally set the tone for the fun, western-style wedding that this was!

Jonathan and Cameron handmade their ceremony backdrop–a Maypole with orange and blue flags stapled to ribbons.

For the food, Jonathan and Cameron kept everything local–Texas beer, Hill Country wine, and a Tex-Mex brunch of brisket tacos and quesadillas (yum!).

If you’re loving the font that Cameron and Jonathan used in all their paper goods, it’s called Rosewood and it’s available to download here.

The favors were bars of soap, handmade by the bride. She labeled them “Smithdish,” a combination of their last names Smith and Standish, and called them “Cedar Fever.” With a mix of olive, canola, safflower, coconut, juniper, lavender, and sage oils with hill country juniper berries and needles, they sound amazing!

The reception/dance hall was decorated with paper lanterns and lots of posters!

For the guestbook, guests signed the mat of a framed poster.

We totally want to be guests at a wedding like this! With entertainment like bocce ball, horse shoes, and swing dancing, we are sure that everyone had lots of fun.

For dessert, there were cupcakes on a galvanized metal stand complete with a “Day of the Dead” topper.

What a fun wedding! Thank you to Katherine for sharing her beautiful photography. Click here to see more on her blog!

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10 comments

  1. i love it! it’s so bright and fun and personal…and southern! 🙂
    the orange and metal accents are killer…and the calvanized metal cupcake stands? SO cool.

  2. i love the handmade soap favors …fit in really well with the theme of the wedding

  3. AH WOW!!! This is amazing!!!! love all the details! And Katherine always does such a kickass job!

  4. Love this wedding and their graphic design!

  5. I love this wedding & their poster invitation. So cool!

  6. I love the old-looking serious photo at the beginning.

  7. i love it! it’s so bright and fun and personal…and southern! 🙂
    the orange and metal accents are killer…and the calvanized metal cupcake stands? SO cool.

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