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This Gorgeous, DIY Wedding Ended With A Special Ritual

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    About seven years after meeting through a mutual friend (and groomsman), Becky Quach and Derek Masar made things official and got married. Their October 25, 2013, event in Austin was a destination wedding (the lovebirds reside in San Diego, where she’s an interior designer and he owns a visual-arts production company) and a fully DIY affair.

    The modern celebration had a little Art Deco flair and plenty of personalized touches. The Austin locale was one such detail; the bride grew up visiting the city. The venue was another, as the bride and groom instantly fell in love with it. Barr Mansion has a history dating back to the late 1800s, beautiful grounds, and a modern glass-fronted ballroom that offered the ideal setting for their nuptials.

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A Rainy Day Didn't Mess Up This Couple's I Dos

If you’re having a wedding in Northern California and you hail from the Bay Area, you best prepare yourself for rain even when the news says the chances are low. Rebecca and Dave know this all to well. Still, in spite of this knowledge, Sonoma was the only location these two wanted — rain or no rain. It felt close to read