My friend said they had a venue booked, and 5 weeks before the wedding they were notified that the building "wasn't structurally sound". They scrambled, and, in my opinion, found the perfect place:
It definitely had a prettier view than their original plan.It was a very informal, yet intimate wedding. The groomsmen wore Sperry's:
When I first saw the bride, I thought, "That's not the young lady I knew", but then, as she was coming down the aisle, she said, "Hey!" and I knew she was still there!
I didn't even think about taking tissue with me; it's a good thing I had sunglasses on! It almost felt like it was my own daughter getting married. There were several times during the short ceremony that I got teary-eyed; it was just so beautiful. My friend did an amazing job with everything. Beside each row of chairs, there were stumps with these on them:
There were clear stones on the bottom, something that looked like some kind of gel, and a candle on top of that. Just the right touch!
The reception was in a barn; barbecue was served.
On the tables were these mason jars, as well as tags:
The couples' first dance: