We Start Today: Ceremony Details

I LOVE reading other bee’s posts about their wedding day details. I’m a sucker for an artistic ring shot or a photo of bouquets in the bride and bridesmaids hands. So, here are all those special detail shots from our big day!

All Photos by Palos Studio

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Here’s an artistic ring shot to start us off!

When our guests first arrived, they were greeted by our engagement photo guest book, programs and mad lib cards.

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Unfortunately, not many people participated in the mad libs. I think people forgot to go back and grab them after the ceremony. My bad. But we did get a handful of hilariously clever completed mad libs.

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Our Programs. They were a pain to make, but our guests really loved them.

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Our “UP” card mailbox!

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This was a last minute addition. You might recognize those mugs from anthropologie. I went to Osh and grabbed the first orange flowers I could find and planted them in the mugs. I thought it added a little something extra to our gift table.

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Our beautiful ceremony site at the Padua Hills Theater

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My beautiful poms before they were destroyed.

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I was lame and forgot to get a cute hanger for my dress.

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My something blue shoes.

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My Angels baseball garter.

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A close up of my something borrowed bracelet from MOH N.

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My something old necklace

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I love this shot of our rings.

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My DIY sign! It ended up falling apart after the wedding, but it served its purpose!

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We used the ring pillow that my parents used for their wedding. My Mom bought it at a thrift store in 1983.

And what’s that I spy attached to the bow?

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My Bee charms that were passed onto to me from Mrs. Petit Four.

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They took a special ride down the aisle on the ring pillow.

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My beautiful bouquet by Cupids Arrow.

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I was so pleased with the way my bouquet and my bridesmaids bouquets turned out. I really gave no instructions other than green with some white for the bridesmaids. I happened to mention how much I love tulips and was so happy to see them present in the bridesmaids bouquets.

What was your favorite detail from your ceremony?

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Miss a recap? Check it out below!

We start at the end with a surprise wedding video!

We rehearse

Our rehearsal luncheon

We start the day with singing, dancing, and an earthquake

I get my hair and makeup done

We arrive at our venue and Mr. Castle asks for some makeup

With the help of my Mom and bridesmaids I get into my dress!

I take some solo shots of me as a bride

My handsome groom and his men

Some family shots and first look regret

Photos with my Bridesmaids!

I get a three generations photos with my Mother and Grandmother

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Mrs. Castle

Location:
NYC/Southern California
Wedding Date:
April 2012
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    RapunzelRapunzel 812 posts, Busy bee @ 7:47 am

    Oh yay! I love detail shots! I love that you used a “Someday My Prince” will come quote on your guestbook, and I love your programs and “Up!” card mailbox, too!!

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    sillyquirky 326 posts, Helper bee @ 8:03 am

    wow great shots and ideas. Lovely bouquets too.

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    mstreasure 1655 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:09 am

    Love all your details! Everything looks beautiful.

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    fronkinzankinsbride 111 posts, Blushing bee @ 8:11 am

    Ooh all of your jewelry is so pretty! I love your detail shots. Thanks for sharing. :)

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    bracelet 1419 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:14 am

    Gorgeous photos!

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    mstoadstool 2485 posts, Buzzing bee @ 8:52 am

    I loe both ring shots. I really like how the orange stands out, I never imagined it’d look so good as wedding colors.

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    mzjynxie 773 posts, Busy bee @ 8:56 am

    I loved your bouquet, and everything else, lol

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    This Time Round 10219 posts, Sugar Beekeeper @ 9:00 am

    Gorgeous Photos !!
    Loved all the details.

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    otter 1321 posts, Bumble bee @ 9:01 am

    The RINGS! Ahhh. :) And I’m still in love with the mailbox, I just think that is adorable.

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    painauchocolat 2298 posts, Buzzing bee @ 9:49 am

    What a great ring shots in the succulents! Oooo, love your orange roses!

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 9:58 am

    Your details are so perfect! The ring shot in the succulents is just wonderful and I love all your paper products!

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    MrsPeachMartini 679 posts, Busy bee @ 12:05 pm

    Love it!! This might seem like a silly question… but what kind of pens/markers did you use for the guest book? I’m afraid of ink that smears/bleeds through, but I want it to write smoothly. Thanks! :)

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    castle 1191 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:01 pm

    @MrsPeachMartini: Not a silly question at all! We used a acid free fine tip sharpie. I didn’t love the way it wrote on the photo paper but I didn’t bleed through. I’m pretty sure it will not fade though.

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    castle 1191 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:02 pm

    @Miss Toadstool: Thanks! It turned out just the way I wanted, just pops of orange here and there. I didn’t want it to be too overwhelming.

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    ChicagoDreamer 509 posts, Busy bee @ 7:15 pm

    I’m in love with the anthropologist mugs. I know I’ve seen them before, but I just think they look so fantastic no matter the setting.

    Detail shots are a favorite of mine too. They showcase all those hours of work!

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    castle 1191 posts, Bumble bee @ 7:21 pm

    @ChicagoDreamer: So true about the mugs. I also love that you can re-use them :)

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    genie 723 posts, Busy bee @ 9:16 pm

    Your shoes! The orange details! The paper! I love them all. AND I love how you involved the bees! So unique.

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    Alyx, Guest @ 2:15 am

    love the orange details and floral arrangements :X so beautiful! congrats

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    hyena 2537 posts, Sugar bee @ 12:21 pm

    So in love with your shoes! I’m sure I’ve told you that before, though. :)

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    jacofblues 1468 posts, Bumble bee @ 2:52 am

    I love all your details!! The ring pillow is GORGEOUS!

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    steph01924 308 posts, Helper bee @ 1:11 pm

    Great pictures!

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