Mammoth Lakes Wedding w/ D’Avello Photography + Imprint Cinema Part 1

Adrian + Mikki
August 25th, 2012 
Mammoth Lakes, CA 

Adrian and Mikki Married in Mammoth Lakes, CA

Yep, I had to break this wedding up into two parts today. First D’Avello Photography and Imprint Cinema did an amazing job capturing the day. But also, I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. I’ve been cruising some of my all time favorite wedding blogs as well as some new ones and I notice a trend. Not only are the images focused on details, but there’s not a whole lot of them. When I get a wedding submission. There’s usually 70-100 images I have to whittle down to 15 or so. But there’s so much of the story that can be lost. I mean imagine if I had edited more of these pictures out. Seriously, look at this bride! Look at her Mom walking her down the aisle, and look at that sweet and silly laugh at the ceremony. To miss those emotional details is to miss the essence of this wedding. We would miss that sweet, easy vibe Mikki and Adrian share. So I’ve broken this up into two parts so you can see that a wedding is more than cute burlap bunting (though we all love that, too). The wedding is also about laughing and celebrating and, as Mikki put it, “being present for the moment. Look carefully at this wedding and think about how you want to feel at your own wedding ;-)

Getting ready at the Westin in Mammoth white bouquets gown and shoes at the Westin in Mammoth Bride and Groom at Twin Lakes in Mammoth

DIY makes up Mammoth Lakes Bride gown laying on a bed at the Westin in Mammoth groom getting ready at the Westin in Mammoth Mammoth Lakes Groom's suit blue drop earrings and view of twin lakes in Mammoth Lakes mom walks bride down the aisle in Mammoth Lakes forest chapel wedding in Mammoth Lakes Mammoth Lakes wedding ceremony first kiss in mammoth lakes wedding recessional in Mammoth Lakes

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♥♥♥ Check out Part 2 with tons of DIY detail and Real Hindsight Advice this afternoon…♥♥♥

Team Wedding

Team DIY:

  • Burlap Table Runners
  • Table Name Cards
  • Wood Rounds for Tables (the wood was not treated, so after it shrank down I had to glue the bark back on and add moss…)
  • Place Card Holders
  • Welcome Letters
  • Save The Dates
  • Mom and sister’s hair and make-up.