An Art Deco Wedding To Make You Dream Of The '20s

Oh, California, how we love you and your beachside nuptials. Ashley and Danny had the ultimate SoCal wedding. She’s always had dreams of being a mermaid, he’s always loved the beach, and together they’ve shared a love for classic rock.
So, naturally they incorporated all of that into their wedding. She wore a beach goddess-like Jenny Packham dress, their escort cards were “backstage band passes,” their colors were seafoam green and peach (with a side of sequins), and they ended the night by jumping into the ocean.
When it comes to wedding inspiration, nothing is quite so magical as seeing what real couples do for their big day. Since 100 Layer Cake is our source for peeping the most beautiful ways brides and grooms say "I do," it'll feature weddings from Australia to Napa and everything in between. Brides beware: You're going to want to pin just about everything you see. And even if you're not engaged, you'll want to check it out just for the love story.
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How great are these art deco-inspired bridesmaid dresses?

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Their cute, whimsical kelp wedding invitations are from minted.
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"Take the time to make it how you want it," the bride said. "I tried to make every element special to what we like and our personalities."
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The story behind these backstage pass escort cards:

We met on a Sunday, at the same cabana. I had over heard Danny talking about making fake backstage passes to get in the front row at concerts. As a huge music lover, I thought that was super cool and asked if he wanted to be my friend. So, instead of traditional place cards we made fake backstage passes to tie in how we met.
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"Everything went off without a hitch," Ashley said. "We got really lucky that I had time to be really hands-on to make our day, uniquely us. I know it’s cliche but it really was the best day of our lives. The only thing missing was our dog. I wish we could have found a way to incorporate him some how. Also, don’t be afraid to ask friends for help. It turns out they really love being involved and feel honored to be apart of your special day."

Well said! Congratulations Ashley and Danny!
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Photographer: Amy Lynn Photography; Videographer: Max and Molly Films ; Ceremony & Reception Venue: Scripps Seaside Forum; Event Coordinator + Designer: Beau & Arrow Events; Invitation Designer: Minted; Hair & Makeup: Disconnected Hair Salon; Makeup by Cara Spezza and Alex Ott / Florist: Laura Alanis from Sada Flowers; Cake: Sweet Spike’s; Catering: Crown Point Catering; Rentals: Moss Vintage Rental and Classic Party Rentals; Wedding dress designer: Jenny Packham purchased at Erin Cole in Newport Beach; Hair comb: Etsy; Bracelet: vintage bracelet; Groom’s Suit & Shoes: John Varvatos; Bridesmaid dresses: Bebe, Rock My Vintage, 2B Bebe, My Violet Hill, Alice + Olivia ; Ring Bearers & Flower Girls: Etsy; Table linens: La Tavola Linen.
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