This Trick Will Make Your Wedding Feel More Expensive

Melissa Baran
Style Me Pretty

There's no denying that the littlest details can add so much to your Big Day—but it's also important to consider the bigger, statement-making details like your setting. Want a waterfront fete but can't quite afford one? We're loving this fabulous trend: poolside soirees. Equally dreamy and in most cases, way more affordable than that oceanfront venue you've been eyeing. See a handful of our favorites below!

At-Home Romance

This Bride and Groom didn't have to travel farther than their own backyard for a dream wedding venue. With gorgeous mountain views and a newly landscaped garden, their Fallbrook home played host to a romantic al fresco celebration inspired by the moonlight. From a wildly romantic floral arch crafted by Plenty of Petals to the prettiest garden details designed by To La Lune Events, get inspired to throw your wedding from the comfort of home courtesy of stunning photographs by Carmen Santorelli.

Durham Ranch Dreaminess

Set at Durham Ranch, this fete designed by Kathleen Deery and planned by Laurie Arons mimics the modern but classic, chic but laid back style of the space. Looking out onto that gorgeous pool helps. See more captured by the fabulous Meg Smith

Rancho Las Lomas Fete

Playing off of Pantone's 2016 color of the year, Rose Quartz and Serenity, this couple took that pretty color pairing and ran with it, poolside. LVL Weddings & Events helped execute the vision and Brandon Kidd snapped all the pretty you absolutely need to see.

Boho Beauty by the Pool

Anthropologie lovers take note, because this wedding has all the bohemian-style elegance you could ever want. The feather-infused floral design, the whimsical wedding emblem, the cheeky little details woven throughout. No surprise the ladies of Bash Please brought this celebration to life, and the photos? All thanks to mister, Tec Petaja. Excuse us while we go live in this gallery forever and ever.

Miramar Beach Bash

Just because you're on the coast, doesn't mean you have to go full on "beachy" with your wedding style. Eva Williams Clark of Belle of the Ball let the coast inspire this wedding's design in stylish, subtle ways and infused the whole space with a romantic, rustic elegant vibe. The results? PerfectHarwell Photography captured all - see more in our Vault right this way!


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