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Livia and Rafael / Wedding at Ramscale

Two words: balloon room.

Three words: custom leather jackets.

And again: hanging greenery installation.

Those are my top three favorite things from this wedding I decorated at Ramscale Studio. Planning by Polka Dot Events and shot by Love & Co Photography, picking three favorites was tough. If I were to pick a few more (ok, you twisted my arm), they would be the bride’s insanely amazing dress, the coolness factor of this entire event, the view from the rooftop ceremony, the light curtain behind the bar, and the gold foiled ’till death do us part cocktail napkins.

Yep, pretty much everything.

This year has held some of the most aesthetically varied weddings that I’ve been given the chance to decorate. Each having it’s own bit of unconventionality, my design muscles have grown with every one. Take for example this wedding’s hanging greenery installation. When I was at Brimfield earlier this year, I happened upon a pile of what looked like giant iron baskets. I thought that turned upside down they would make the perfect mechanic for a hanging installation covered in greenery. I bought one for $10.

That was the best $10 I’ve ever spent on a vintage piece at a flea market. Turns out that the giant iron basket was actually those cages that are put over lights in gymnasiums. I’m sure you remember them from high school. It’s creative, unusual, and smart applications of everyday items that create interesting installations for your guests to experience at your wedding.

This is the hanging install I mentioned above. Constructed on a vintage light cover from an old gymnasium. That light cover used to watch sweaty high school kids try and dunk. Now a bride and groom danced underneath it with their closest family and friends. Don’t lose it, reuse it.

(if you know you says that last line, I give you a fist pump in toddler parent solidarity.)

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