Farmers Market Wedding: Katy and Tom

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend! Today’s wedding  is stunning—I  am having a hard time figuring out what I love the best. The flowers are gorgeous to say the least, and  Katy and Tom put so much thought into all their farmer market wedding décor details—everything looks perfect and so fitting!

Farmers Market Wedding

Bride’s Comments: “We both grew up in California, Tom a native Nor Cal boy and me from So Cal. We met in the Sierra Nevada foothills when we were attending Chico State University and thought it was appropriate to have our wedding in the same setting. Hence we set out on a hunt for the perfect venue. Empire Mine in Grass Valley, California, seemed to fit the bill. A beautiful old English style cottage complete with gorgeous garden grounds. It is also a California State Park and the sight of the oldest and richest gold mine in California’s history. This was just perfect for us as the location is right, the town is quaint for guests and filled with history, and it combined Toms love of geology (he is a geologist and works at a mine) and my search for old world European beauty.”

Vintage mirror, wedding boquet

Bride with bridesmaids, mint dresses, lavender bunches

Wooden beer mugs


Paper airplanes place card, wedding reception

“Now for the theme and feel of our wedding – definitely quaint and relaxed and incorporates or favorite times together. Some of our favorite memories throughout our relationship include strolling downtown farmer’s markets and traveling. We planned a two month backpacking trip through Europe when we graduated which changed our lives forever. We decided we wanted to incorporate these past times into our wedding, where guests stroll through our own personal farmers market during cocktail hour and travel via paper airplane to one of our favorite destinations as their table.

“Flowers were easy. Our time in South of France inspired Lavender! lots of lavender. I also concocted lavender sugar favors and we had orange lavender butter cream cake and lavender lemonade. We had to have our puppies, Chubs and Olive, included in the wedding since they are basically our children.

Tom decided to brew his own beer for the wedding using our puppies as inspiration. Chubs was the ring bearer, of course.”

Metal heart and world map

Place setting, Wood chargers, peach rose

Burlape table cloth, wooden charger, place setting

Pink Lemonaid

Seating arrangement on a glass door, custom beer labels

Wooden crate with vegetable

China Plates

macaroons, china plates, jars of honey, wedding favors

3 tier wedding cake, vintage photos

Bride and groom, brick archway, wedding boquet


Venue:  Empire Mine State Historic Park 
Caterer:  Addy’s Paella 
Photographer:  Poise Photography (Jennifer Pearce) 
Videographer:  Trecreative (Stephen and Chelsea) 
Floral:  Art In Bloom (Rachel Eakins) 
Cake/Desserts: Vintage Blossoms (Joanna Morgan)
Hair and Makeup:  Danae Marie’s Salon 
DJ:  DJ A-Run 
Dinner Music/First Dance:  Connie Lim
Day Of Coordinator and Rentals: Brenda Hodges 
Ceremony Musicians: Duo Kriika (Justin Houchin & Matthias McIntire) 
Photobooth:  Sierra Photobooth (Skye Woods) 
Rentals:  America’s Party Rentals

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One comment

  1. Such a fun surprise to see this wedding featured today! It was so much fun to bring Katy’s vision to life while styling this day…wishing her and Tom many, many years of happiness!

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