• Rock Star Meets Vintage, Quirky Garden Party Wedding

    Good morning, how are you?

    I’ve got the most fabulous, Irish wedding to share with you today ~ a colourful and quirky ‘rockstar meets vintage’ garden party with a man of honour, giant toadstools, Pixar table numbers, big white signs of love hanging from the trees, an eclectic music and entertainment selection and the cutest badge favours! All planned in just three months!

    Sinead & Joe’s unique wedding  took place in Ahane, Co Limerick, Ireland and these stunning photos were taken by Sean of Sean Curtin Photography.

    Here’s Sinead with all the chic and unique details:

    The Dress: A Jenny Packham designed dress ~ it fitted perfectly and went with the wonderland garden party theme.

    The Shoes & Accessories: Kitten heels for the church and immediately into flats when we arrived in the garden. A simple bespoke head piece to match the appliqué in the dress and a hand carved black Jessica Kagan Cushman “supercalifragilisticexpidolicious” bangle.

    Hair & Make Up: Natural make up and up-styled hair.

    The Grooms Attire: A black tux

    Bridesmaids/Groomsmens Attire: The maid of honour was my best gay friend. He wore a black tux. The bridesmaids wore soft tulle maxi dresses in cappuccino and quirky hand carved
    Jessica Kagan Cushaman bangles.

    The Flowers: We don’t really like cut flowers, so went for potted daisy’s and lavenders on the tables and around the garden.

    The Cake: Cupcakes

    The Décor & Details: Toadstools, bunting, vintage crockery and colourful LOVE table runners. Retro button badges for all guests with different slogans including “the bridesmaids rock” “I’m next” “50c per dance” “this wedding rocks” Silver curtains, Bunting, festoon lighting, Mirror Balls hung in trees, Grottos with day beds, Chill Zones.

    The Entertainment: Gospel choir in the church, piano man for cocktail and oyster reception,live band after dinner followed by appearances from Bunny a famous Irish drag artist and the rubberbandits (Irish hip hop band) followed by two brilliant disco DJ’s.

    The Wedding Music: One day like this by Elbow, sung by the gospel choir.

    The Photographer: We chose Sean for his excellent reputation for capturing beautiful memorable shots without having to pose for hours.

    Favourite Moment: The journey to the church in a silver rolls Royce with my son, man of honour and my dad and my son running up into Joe’s arms at the church.

    Any Advice For Other Brides? Leave more than 3 months to plan the wedding!

    Great advice and what an incredibly unique wedding!

    Best wishes to the happy couple and many thanks to Sean Curtin for haring these gorgeous images today.

    Photography: Sean Curtin Photography | Wedding Planning: Rebecca May Weddings and Events | Styling: Fun Ireland | Dress: Jenny Packham via Sharon Hoey | Cupcakes: Lolly & Cooks| Favour Bagdes: Cox & Cox

  • Kelly @ Boho

    What a gorgeous wedding, lovely details and a lovely couple. thanks for sharing x

  • Charlotte@rockmywedding

    A piano outside? that’s pretty special.

  • Quirky & cool! Love the whimsical details, and the little page boy is the cutest!

  • jennycake

    Amazing wedding and great inspiration for my own, which will also be outside in the woods. Where did they get the custom mr and mrs signs?!

    • hey jenny – any sign company can make them for you – they were supposed to be cut out from card and mounted on foam but we were afraid we would have typical irish weather so they were cut from corrugated plastic and hung from the trees.

      • Annie Fleishman

        Do you remember about how much the sign cost? Just trying to estimate..

      • Jennifer

        Hi Sinead, love the happily ever after begsin here sign, tried searching for places to print using the corrugated plastic but failing. Can I ask where you got yours made or did you get the material yourself and cut out the lettering. Thank You

  • bree [capitolromance]

    holy moly – that last shot is just AMAZING. this wedding is SO cool (seriously, Elizabeth you have the coolest features ;-p )  LOVE the pins, the hanging signs, and especially those table cloths!!

  • stella taylor

    Awesome shots Sean! Beautiful wedding.

  • stella taylor

    Awesome shots Sean! Beautiful wedding.

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  • Jessica Passero

    Those table runners are just TOO MUCH.

  • Love, love LOVE this!! 

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  • Love this wedding – was this at a private residence or your own house? Its hard to find somewhere to put that kind of day toegther

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