Let the Sparks Fly!—Photo Booth Craziness

One of the hands-down best decisions we made during the wedding-planning process was booking a Smilebooth for the reception. If you haven’t heard of Smilebooth, it’s basically an amazing, open photo booth. They come with tons of options for creative backdrops and props, and the photos print on site with custom logos, etc. I am obsessed.

Everyone at the wedding LOVED this thing. It was packed all night and there was even some impatient line jumping going on at one point (ahem, I’m looking at you, Brother Sparkler). We brought in our own props and kept it simple: metallic confetti, funny vintage noses, confetti streamers”¦and a mini trampoline. However, things got a little too rowdy at the photo booth and the trampoline was taken away. We are children.

Here’s the best part”¦Smilebooth compiled every shot that was taken that night into an amazing short video. I love every second of it:

Smilebooth ”“ christy + brandon from averyhouse on Vimeo.


The Smilebooth setup”¦and some groomsmen in the middle of a “shake-face” photo. I don’t know.


Our custom layout (and one of our button favors!)

If you’re on the fence regarding a photo booth, I say do it, do it, do it!!! It was so worth the cost. Actually, it was one of the things I would have paid even MORE for if we had to. It was that great. I’ll leave you with a few more shots from the night. I love how everyone is covered in confetti, and I especially love that no one was allowed to delete any photos. There are some pretty incriminating shots”¦don’t worry, Sparkler guests, I won’t show them. Today. :)





Did anyone else out there use a Smilebooth?

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All photos by Avery House


Mrs. Sparkler

Wedding Date:
September 2011
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  1. Member
    Mrs. Gray Wolf 725 posts, Busy bee @ 7:58 am

    man i want one.

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    Dyana, Guest @ 8:04 am

    What was the price point, if you don’t mind me asking? I’ve looked for it, and can’t seem to get an idea of how much they cost. Would LOVE to have this at my wedding next year!

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    bdemps11 116 posts, Blushing bee @ 8:23 am

    @Miss Gray Wolf: Check out Bow-Tie Booths! She’s based out of Southern Maryland but does events all over the DMV and Baltimore areas. Her prices are fairly reasonable and she does custom graphics and brings her own props for you to use.

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    stephanieelise 186 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:07 am

    @bdemps11: Thanks for the info! I am looking at photobooth pricing in the DMV, and I will def check Bow Tie Booths out!

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    Mrs. Panda 1329 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:12 am

    you guys looked like you had so much fun. I have to show pbear this

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    jacquelyn22, Guest @ 11:13 am

    Does anyone ever tell your husband he looks like an actor? Forgive me, but I just cannot put my finger on the guy’s name!

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    Mrs. Sparkler 488 posts, Helper bee @ 11:17 am

    So many @Miss Gray Wolf sightings in these photos.

    @jacquelyn22: Yes! He gets a ton of them though… maybe he just has one of those faces?

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    Mrs. Pain au Chocolat 2298 posts, Buzzing bee @ 2:03 pm

    So… I may be super jelly that you had CONFETTI in your photo booth. It made for some great shots! You have soooo many pictures. (It must have competed with the dance floor, not that that is ever a bad thing.)

    We loved our p’booth too and felt it was one of the best decisions we made.

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    ChicagoDreamer 509 posts, Busy bee @ 7:08 pm

    Great shots!

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    Mrs. Coyote 1480 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:29 pm

    Hahahaha, these are hilarious! I agree… Our photobooth was 100% worth the cost. EVERYONE got in on the fun!

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    Mrs. Pony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 5:16 pm

    These are amazing!

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