We’re excited to show off these great wedding photos from Kristina of Kristina Hill Photography. Kristina’s sister is the lovely bride and the handmade details are amazing! Check them out for yourself after a few words from Kristina.
Kristina tells us, “April and Michael were married at the Stroudsmore Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA and their wedding site was called Woodsgate. It was an outdoor chapel with wooden benches, surrounded by tall fall trees. My sister is a graphic designer and she designed pretty much all of the details of her wedding – programs, menus, logo, favors, etc.
Lastly, her invites were screen-printed vintage handkerchiefs and her response cards were mad libs (they were pretty cool!). It was all wrapped up with a tree bark printed paper ‘ribbon’. Thank you notes (which are mixes from their wedding night music, because all night people complimented them on how ‘unique’ and ‘them’ the music played was) printed on cd’s that look like records are in the works!”
Birdseed packets were designed by April and sewn by the groom’s mother with the old saying ‘”cause being single is for the birds”!
Favors/Place Cards were miniature journals (Anthropologie) with bookcovers made and hand stamped by April – each guest’s name was on the spine, table numbers on front & message on back! Family photos were strung throughout venue.
The Junior Bridesmaid/Flower Girl/Ring Bearer in one! Her flowers were sewn into dress so her hands were free to carry the rings.
Photo by Johnny Wolf Photography
Groom’s embroidered Converse and groomsmen embroidered ties (ties from an Etsy vendor, but embroidered by Nicole Licht of Astulabee www.astulabee.com)
Bride’s shoes & bride
Ring plate (Etsy) and Rings (the wedding band was two pieces custom made to enclose the engagement ring)
Guests signed in by stamping thumb prints on a tree (made by April) and signing.
View of table featuring menus made by April, Table numbers made by April and a close up of the menu (a spinning wheel that allowed guests to choose their entrees/deserts/etc).
Cake featuring cake toppers made by Nicole Licht of Astulabee – they were a gift for their engagement!
The bride and groom under a just married sign (made by the groom’s mom and April out of left over handkerchiefs from their invites)
Bride and groom on the groom’s childhood paddle boat!
Cover and back of program – also designed by April (inside and back are outrageous, too!) and sewn by groom’s mom.”
If you love these photos and want to see more images from this Brooklyn wedding photographer, check out Kristina’s site http://www.kristinahill.com .
All images courtesy of Kristina Hill Photography. All Rights Reserved.
awesome i love the ideas and the hard work you put into this
oh yes april this is your friend
I love this it was so beautiful and it was nice to be there
Thanks for the comment! It looked like a beautiful wedding and you got to be there – awesome! Thanks for stopping by.
April, you should be an event planner! everything looks great, congratulations!
Wow and I mean WOW! Tweeting this out to the universe as I type. Love the fun colors and thoughtful details!
If there were ever two people that were meant to be… APril & Micheal are it. Every aspect and detail of their wedding was a reflection of their personalities & love for one another. The BEST wedding I have ever attended! Love you guys! xoxoxo
Just fantastic the attention to detail by the bride, and, the gorgeous photos by Kristina Hill Photography!
Thanks. You look beautiful in it! Congratulations, everything looks perfect!
The gown is by J.Crew and it’s called Dune.
I fell in love with it when I saw it, and when I tried it on I knew it was the gown for me!
I am in love with this wedding!
Do we know where her dress is from? It’s gorgeous!!!
A truly great DIY event!
being single is for the birds…adorable. their whole wedding is lovely!
I LOVE this! The escort card/favor journals are absolutely inspired.
LOVEBIRDS April & Michael Tie the Knot with Tons of Handmade Details | Anthropologie-Esque Details, Hearts… http://tinyurl.com/4lsllej
Love the thumbprint tree!
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