…one year…

barn wedding vintage wedding rustic wedding One year ago I married my husband.

He is honest and valient. He has reverie & honor. He slays dragons. He is old fashioned. He always does the right thing…even when no one is looking. He is courageous and brave. Evertime I think I cannot love him more…I do.

Marrying him was, hands down, the smartest thing I ever did in my life. I could not have found a more perfect man for me if I had made him up myself. I am profoundly proud to be called his wife.

barn wedding vintage weddingFrom our wedding vows that we wrote…
“Real love has absolutely no pride. It does not ever end or change and there is no language that speaks against it. You are everything I ever wanted and more than I deserve. Being loved by you gives me strength and loving you gives me courage. I will pass my days within the sound of your voice…and my nights within the reach of your hand and no one shall come between us…”

barn wedding vintage inspired wedding rustic weddingbarn wedding vintage weddingdiy wedding weddingCollage11barn wedding, vintage weddingAlmost everything in our wedding was DIY, vintage or recycled from flea markets. This wedding was a labor of love.

My mother-in-law made my wedding dress from Alencon Lace that I bought from Paris.  She also hand stitched 400 vintage doilys together to make the table runners. We spent a year collecting the doilys from local flea markets. She also made the bunting running down the aile from vintage hankies. My husband gave her MVP of the wedding.
The back drop of our ceremony was vintage lace and hand dyed silk ribbon that my friend Hannah makes. Don’t even get me started on how many Alice in Wonderland giant Paper flowers were littered around our living room for a month…Nigel kept hiding his bones in them! And my bridesmaid, Kristen from Soul Soup hand painted our aisle runner which said “love is bigger”…I cherish that.

And yes, I did make my rings. It is a grey chameleon diamond set in 18k gold. Around the band it reads “ever after”. We also do anniversary bands and eternity rings. Feel free to email me and we can discuss!

Love, peace & horses…


About Island Cowgirl Jewelry

Write something about myself? hmm..I am scared of fish dead or alive. I make a mean margarita. I make jewelry and am obsessed with horses. I break at the bend. I believe life is too short for TV. I believe that dogs really do smile. And I believe that without hope all magic is lost. So there.

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