A DIY Winter Wedding

There’s nothing more special than a DIY wedding that brings loved ones closer together. Scroll on to see how this DIY wedding made the bonds of the bride and groom stronger than ever.

Getting Ready at a Gorgeous Venue

The couple chose a gorgeous location for a wedding. The rustic venue, The House on the Hill in Austin, Texas, was the perfect place for them to celebrate their love.

Wedding Sign | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Hand lettered signs showed the guests where all the fun events were going to take place.

Wedding Venue | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The gorgeous balcony overlooked stunning views.

Outdoor Seating | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The outdoor ceremony was beautiful as well. Stacked stone and a canopy of trees made for the perfect altar to exchange vows.

Wedding Dress and Bridesmaids Dresses | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The bride’s gown had long sleeves and was crafted from gorgeous lace. Her bridesmaids sparkled by her side with fur jackets to keep them warm yet stylish.

Bride Getting Hair Done | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate AspenThe bride’s exquisite hairpiece brought in the colors from her flowers and decor, making it the perfect accessory for her wedding day.

Bride's Message to Groom | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

After they exchanged letters while they got ready, they made their way to each other for a first look.

Groom Walking to See Bride Blindfolded | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The groom made his way upstairs to see his bride for the first time in her wedding attire.

Bride and Groom Hugging | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The bride felt an overwhelming feeling of love from her groom during their first look, it was certainly one of her most favorite memories from their day.

The Sweet Ceremony

The ceremony was extra special to this bride because her brother was the officiant.

Bridesmaids' Bouquets | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The flowers were done in gorgeous deep reds, pinks and greens, making for beautiful bouquets for the bride and her bridesmaids to walk down the aisle with.

Bridesmaids and Groomsmen | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Rose gold gowns with faux fur shawls paired perfectly with the burgundy ties and gray suits for the guys.

Flower Girls | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The flower girls looked adorable with their lace gowns and sweet headbands. They tossed red and white flower petals as they walked down the aisle.

Bride and Bride's Father | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The bride made her entrance from a rustic installation complete with wood frames, flowers, and velvet drapery.

Bride and Groom at Alter | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Her brother led a wonderful ceremony as the bride and groom said their ‘I dos’.

Special DIY Wedding Details

The bride and groom’s ultimate goal was to share their personalities through their decor, so they created many of the pieces themselves. Through the help of friends and family, these projects brought everyone closer together and forged new bonds that will last a lifetime.

Bride and Groom | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Drink Station | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The couple encouraged their guests to grab a glass, write their name on it, and use it for the night. Their DIY glass display worked perfectly for this idea!

Wedding Decor | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

They decorated a room divider with photos from throughout their relationship. It was a great way for guests to see how they have grown together over the years.

Wedding Decor | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Beautiful centerpieces held sparklers for guests to light at their special send off.

Beer Station | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Beer Station | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The bride and groom treated their guests to kegs and bottles of their favorite beers.

Wedding Cake | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The simple cake was frosted in chocolate and topped with a greenery and gold cake topper.

Dessert | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Dessert | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

Instead of a traditional cake to serve the guests, they picked a few fun flavors of cupcakes for guests to enjoy.

Bride and Groom With Sprinklers | A DIY Winter Wedding | Kate Aspen

The night ended with a sparkling sendoff and a new life full of love to look forward to.

Vendors

Bridesmaid Dresses: Sweet Valentina |Floral Designer: The Faux Bouquets | Veils and headpieces: The Honeycomb Shop | Hair Stylist: Whitney Alexis |Reception Venue: House on the Hill | Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Royal Tuxedo | Bridesmaid Store:RenzRags – Etsy | Dress Store: Second Summer Bride | Dress Designer: Eddy K Italia | Event Planner: Blue Moon Events | Caterer: Green Mesquite | Makeup Artist: See Kate Create | Photographer: Nikk Nguyen Photo

Planning a winter wedding of your own? Let us know in the comments below!

Happy Planning!

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