Yesterday I showed you Sarah and Alex’s super fun wedding ceremony at Grace United Methodist, and today I’m back with even more good stuff from their playful, whimsical reception. I love how their casual, lighthearted personalities come through in every aspect of their wedding, from their fashion to the decor to even their entrance and exit.

But first, how about a couple portraits outside Sweetwater?

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And I’m so loving their rustic, playful decor. They upcycled beer bottles (from Sweetwater, natch) with candles, twine and lace flowers. And they’re set on these fab colorful chevron linens created by the Bride’s Mom!

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And look at how adorable this cake is!

 

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Not only is the cake cute, but I love this idea of serving individual servings of cake in a cup. So easy, and also cute!

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I love when couples go creative with the guestbook. In this case they used this adorable illustrated book. Now THIS is something I’d want to look at over and over through the years.

 

Whimsical guest book

 

And file this under Things I’ve Never Seen Before But Want To! These are “booze balls” created by the bride’s aunt. Each one is made of delicious delightful chocolate, filled with various flavors of alcohol, like champagne, baileys, and more. These went FAST.

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This has to be one of my favorite reception entrances ever. Darth Vader and his bride entered through a lightsaber arch. (And of course they were led in by the Best Man and Maid of Honor Stormtroopers.)

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The lightsabers stayed active throughout the night. Sometimes by children, sometimes by adults.

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I always love the toasts, and these were particularly funny and endearing stories about the bride and groom.

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And then came the dancing! This was such a joyous reception, filled with so much laughter, dancing, singing, and of course, lightsaber challenges. And everyone particularly loves it when Grandma can cut a rug, and boy did she!

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Keeping with the lightsaber theme, their exit was throw glow sticks. So much fun!

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