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Downtown Durham Wedding with Rustic Industrial Charm

Happy Wedding Wednesday! Today, we’re excited to share Trey and Jenn’s Downtown Durham wedding at the modern industrial space, The Rickhouse. This crafty bride added her own rustic touches with DIY wooden decor and cowboy boots!
downtown-durham-wedding-venuedowntown-durham-weddingThree years to the day that Trey asked Jenn to be his girlfriend, he asked her to marry him at a beach resort in Puerto Rico where they were on vacation to celebrate their third-year anniversary.
grooms-wedding-ringbright-pink-wedding-bouquetbouquets-in-cowboy-bootsbridesmaids-in-cowboy-bootsred-bridesmaid-dressesdurham-nc-bridemother-of-bride-photoswedding-moments-to-capturedurham-nc-groombest-custom-wedding-giftsThey chose to get married at The Rickhouse in Durham because it was a big open space where they could have both the ceremony and the reception with ease. “It was rustic enough, but also had touches of industrial feel which really worked well for us,” explains Jenn, who loves a little rustic flair. She incorporated her love of cowboy boots and DIY rustic wood crafts into her wedding day, with handmade signs, table numbers and menu sign. She even made her own wedding invitations!
pink-wedding-invitationscowgirl-bridecute-ideas-for-ring-bearerdurham-central-park-weddingwedding-at-the-rickhousewedding-photos-in-downtown-durhamdurham-nc-weddingsdurham-weddingsweddings-at-the-rickhouse-in-durhamthe-rickhouse-weddingsdurham-nc-bridedurham-wedding-photographyred-and-tan-wedding-colorsThe bride and groom are not very big “cake people,” but Jenn LOVEs cookie cake, so instead of doing a traditional cake, they had Nestle Toll House in Southpoint make a stacked cookie cake and ice it like a normal wedding cake. From the outside, no one knew the difference, but once cutting you could see the layers of delicious cookie inside!
rustic-wedding-cakepallet-board-menurent-the-rickhouserustic-wedding-decorwedding-musician-durhamweddings-at-the-rickhouse-durhametched-mason-jarssweetheart-table-designdurham-wedding-cakeThe overall theme was rustic chic with many neutrals, tans, burlap and pops of red in flowers, bridesmaids dresses, men’s ties and bride’s shoes. As big NC State fans, red might just be their favorite color to begin with! Get Lit did the draping for the ceremony which pulled everything together for this gorgeous event.
lace-wedding-gownVENUE The Rickhouse | CATERER Catering Works | MINISTER Owen Barrow | REHEARSAL DINNER The Pit – Durham | WEDDING PLANNER Jessica King of Happily Ever After | PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER Six Foot Photography | GOWN Stella York – New York Bride and Groom | BRIDAL SHOES Jessica Simpson – Ariat Boots | BRIDESMAID DRESSES Alfred Angelo | HAIR & MAKEUP Perfection By Patricia | FLORIST Watered Garden | CAKE Southpoint Nestle TollHouse (cookie cake) | MUSIC PC Productions | PARTY RENTALS CE Rentals | DRAPERY AND LIGHTS Get Lit Special Event Lighting | FAVORS Etched mason jars

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