Whimsical Outdoor Wedding by Eye Wander Photo
Another charming wedding captured by Eye Wander Photo at Race & Religious in Louisiana. I am in love with this venue and this whimsical outdoor wedding! Lauren and David make a beautiful couple and are absolutely perfect for each other. Check out David’s proposal video, and you’ll see what I mean.What were some challenges during the planning process? I hired a wedding planner for the two weeks before the wedding and the day of… which I highly recommend. Had I known what I know now I would have hired a planner from the beginning.
What inspired your wedding decor? I didn’t have to decorate very much; the venue itself was the decor. It was elegant, rustic, colorful, and it was stunning as the backdrop for our big day.
What advice do you have for couples in the planning process? HAVE FUN! Make the ceremony special and elegant but let loose with the decor, food, and reception details. Remember it is all about you and your partner. And don’t forget to thank the people that helped make it all happen.
How long was your wedding planning process? Planning took almost an entire year, and it was just enough time. I could not imagine less or more time.
What was the best advice you received while planning the wedding? Spreadsheets!!!! Keeping track of everything and being to organize from the beginning. It is overwhelming.
What was your wedding budget? The budget was $30,000
What was the biggest expense? Our biggest expense was the photographer. But you should never go cheap on the photographer. Besides the memories, it’s the only thing you’ll have left to look back on your wedding day.Photographer: Eye Wander Photo | Dress Designer: Jasmine Bridal | Bridesmaid Dresses Boutique: Bella Bridesmaids | Bridesmaid Dresses: Bill Levkoff | Dress Store: Bustle Baton Rouge | Caterer: Cashio’s Catering | Floral Designer: Fat Cat Flowers | Cake Designer: Flour Power Confectionery | Tuxedo and Mens Attire: JCPenney | Groomsman Attire: JCPenney | Event Planner: Mint Julep Productions | Invitation Designer: One Love Paperie | Makeup Artist: Pretty Mess MakeUp | Event Venue: Race and Religious | Ceremony Location: Race and Religious | Equipment Rentals: Your Event Delivered