Vintage-Inspired Backyard Wedding: Meghan + TJ

Vintage-Inspired Backyard Wedding: Meghan + TJ

Meghan and TJ hosted their vintage-inspired backyard wedding in Des Moines, Iowa. Their chic emerald and silver wedding palette was perfect for their intimate outdoor wedding. Keep reading to get inspired by this super trendy event!

A shoutout to the talented Christina Ney for allowing us access to these gorgeous photographs!

Stunning Wedding Venue in Iowa

The pair's morning started much like every other couples! Meghan got dressed in a sophisticated fit and flare wedding dress, purchased from the Wedding Shoppe. She complemented it with a cathedral length veil that matched her train. Her bouquet was made with crisp white roses and greenery, for an oh-so-timeless wedding look. Meanwhile, TJ looked handsome in a sleek black suit. The two opted to have their first look during the ceremony, but shared a quiet moment beforehand.

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Wedding Gazebo Ceremony Inspiration

While the two hosted their ceremony backyard-style, the view rivaled that of any wedding venue. They created a small arbor beneath a gazebo with white drapery and florals, for a simple but sweet backdrop. Behind them was a sparkling lake! As it was a more intimate wedding, Megan and TJ opted for a smaller wedding party. However their immediate family dresses in emerald and mint to complement the palette.

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Wedding Details: Wedding Cake, Drinks, and More

To suit their sophisticated vintage-theme, the reception featured some of the most beautiful vintage wedding decor and furniture. We're talking elegant cross-back chairs, tufted loveseats, and delicate dessert stands. Their drink station and dessert display was especially beautiful, and kept guests coming back for more!

These gorgeous pieces were provided by and are available through Vintage Love Rentals.

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Sunset Wedding Photos

Before the sun went down, Meghan and TJ made sure to take advantage of golden hour. They captured a set of stunning sunset wedding photos by the lake, with their family golden retriever in tow!

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