Monday, October 15, 2012

Wedding Doors...

The color inspiration for this next project came
 from my daughter Rebekah wearing 
aqua shoes and having aqua tulle on her petticoat.
 We wanted to add pops of aqua to the decor.

Rebekah and Cameron
 wanted to do something different 
for the backdrops at the wedding. 
So we decided old doors were
the way to go...
We were able to purchase some cool 
old interior barn doors from a neighbor.

I then added a coat of our 
favorite aqua color, distressed 
and glazed them...
We added some cool hardware
and finally hinged them 
together to create a back drop.
We then paired it with an antique table to
 be used for the wedding cake.
This next set of doors were 
from a privacy screen that
I have had for years.
It got the same treatment 
of aqua paint and glaze.
 We used it behind the guest book
dresser at the church....
The screen also made a cute photo prop for 
their amazing photographer, Gloria Avina.
They didn't want to see each other 
before the ceremony but were
able to have a special moment to connect 
from opposite sides of the privacy screen.
We attached sconces and a chandelier at the top
for the reception.
Another talented friend and former babysitter
of all of our kids, made the yummy wedding cake.
 I made paper flowers and a wooden topper,
painted purple to finish the cake.
We think the door backdrops 
turned out fun, and added to
an already perfect celebration!
blessings~
Leigh Ann
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18 comments:

  1. Congratulations!!
    You did it very well. You very creative my friend. Keep it up!!

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  2. What a great idea...and so beautiful! The color is gorgeous and goes so well with the other elements.
    :)
    Kelly

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  3. WOW! First, I love that your daughter had aqua tulle and shoes. What a brilliant incorporation of 'something blue'. And, it shows that she has a sense of humor and style. What a beautiful bride. She must get her style from her momma because this idea is BRILLIANT. I love that you made those doors into a backdrop for pictures. Really, REALLY well done.

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  4. Gorgeous! I love it. What a great look!

    Visiting from WUW #379. :)

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  5. So pretty, love the brides dress and petticoat. Really cute idea.
    Anne

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  6. wow!! I love the wedding dress idea and i LOVE the backdrop just as much! this is truly brilliant! I'm pinning this!

    Also, new follow!

    <3 Bethany @ The Sepia Puppy
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  7. Love the color that was added to this wedding and love, love, love the doors backdrop!

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  8. Love what you did with these doors! The color is awesome. I think it's great that you used these as backdrops at your daughter's wedding. Super idea- pinning this!!:)

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  9. I've admired these country wedding door props and pinned them, and yours is fabulous! Pinning!!!!!!!
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  10. What a genius idea! I love the color it adds and so unique.
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  11. Amazing! The dark glaze really took these doors to the next level. They totally are eye-catching! Would make a great headboard for a bed too!

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  12. I love previous commenter's idea for a headboard! It's a beautiful momento and deserves to be preserved by the newlyweds. You did a great job!!

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  13. I love the color on the doors, so pretty! And what a gorgeous couple. Thanks for linking up
    XO
    Kristin

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  14. love the doors, great pics, thanks for sharing!

    gail

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  15. Gorgeous!!! A local photographer here has a set of turquoise doors she uses as a backdrop and I just shared this on fbook and suggested she rent hers out for weddings. :)

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  16. And by the way - my middle name is Leigh. Kathryn Leigh. :)

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