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Rustic Arizona Wedding: Ashley + Kevin

January 29, 2014 | 1 Comment

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This rustic Arizona wedding is one you’re sure to love! Meet Ashley and Kevin. This lovely couple’s story started when they first met back in 2007 at a local community college. Their wedding this past November was in Mesa, Arizona at Inside the Bungalow. The wedding has a rustic theme, handmade details, and more. See their wedding photos captured by David from David Orr Photography after the click..

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

Rustic Arizona Wedding

The Proposal: “I came home from work and Kevin had a Golden Snitch (from Harry Potter) necklace hanging in our bedroom. When I opened it up, it read “Will you marry me?” There were many other personal touches to the proposal but they wouldn’t make sense to anyone other than Kevin and I.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

“I wanted the flowers to have a very calm, earthy tone to them. Nothing too bright or loud. They were a mixture of cream flowers and succulents.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - mesa arizona wedding

How did you pick your dress? “My dress was actually the first dress I tried on, even though I tried on about 20 others after just to make sure. For me, it was the perfect amount of modern and vintage. None of the other dresses I tried on compared to it.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - mesa arizona wedding

Tell us about the groom’s suit, bridesmaids’ dresses and groomsmans’ suits… what made them unique? “We wanted to go with tan suits to match our earth tones theme. The bridesmaids dresses matched the color theme as well. One thing that is unique about my bridesmaid’s dress is that it was actually one of her own dresses. I wanted her to wear something she was comfortable in and matched perfectly with the theme.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

What was your theme and color scheme? “Our colors were sage green and burlap. We had a rustic/earthy theme. We wanted everything to look very simple and natural.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

How was your wedding decorated? “I made most of the decor at our wedding. I’m a teacher and while I was off over the summer I was able to make a majority of the decorations. Anything else was ordered from Etsy.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

What food did you serve at the wedding? “We had a fresh salad to start off, then guests chose from peach-glazed chicken or beef tri-tip with a burgundy reduction sauce. We also had a signature cinnamon apple Sangria.”

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

What kind of entertainment did you provide for your guests? “We played the Newly-wed game and answered questions from guests. It was hilarious! Other than that, we just had a DJ and dance floor.”

David Orr Photography - mesa arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

David Orr Photography - rustic arizona wedding

Biggest Surprise, Special Moments, or Advice: “The biggest surprise was how fast everything went by. It was all kind of a blur. The entire night was one big special moment! I wouldn’t be able to choose! Have fun! Try not to stress because the night is over with so quickly.”

Vendor Credits:
Ceremony Location: Inside the Bungalow
Reception Location: Inside the Bungalow
Flowers provided by: The Flower Studio
Catering provided by: Heidi’s Events & Catering
Bar provided by: Heidi’s Events & Catering
Music and/or DJ Services provided by: Platinum Day Entertainment: Johnny
Officiant: Matt Nathanson

Choice of Photographer: “He had great reviews and we really loved what we saw of his work. When we met him, we could tell he was professional, knowledgeable, and had the type of laid-back attitude that we like.”

Did you enjoy Ashley and Kevin’s wedding? Than you’ll want to check out David Orr Photography. You can also see his wedding photographer business listing in the Emmaline Bride local wedding vendor guide.

All images courtesy of David Orr Photography. All Rights Reserved.


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  • Apex Tent & Party

    So inspiring! Loved the cute and pretty details of this wedding.


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