More beautiful wedding inspiration for you today, with a “faux wedding” full of rustic elegance, from riding boots to a tractor wheel chandelier, and perfect summer colors (peach, shades of brown, cream, gold, orange, yellow and hints of pink). Thank you to Larissa Cleveland and Shannon Leahy for sending over this summer wedding inspiration!

Venue: Arastradero Preserve in Palo Alto, California

Photography: Larissa Cleveland

Design / Styling: Shannon Leahy

Invitations: Hello!Lucky

Flowers: Michael Daigian Design

Cake: Sweet On Cake

Rentals: Classic Party Rentals

Linens: La Tavola Linen

Chandelier: Dogfork

Butterfly favors: Bug Under Glass

Dress: Judd Waddell

Diamond ring: Skyline Diamond Setters

Hair & Makeup: Wiyanna Rose

Hello!Lucky is a sponsor of Snippet & Ink.

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  1. lovelaughterelegance

    This is a beautiful post! Very fresh and natural. I could use about a dozen other adjectives to describe this, thanks for sharing!

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  2. Emom

    What FUN! pure delight….smiles.

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  3. Truly Engaging

    WOW!LOVE every detail… from the riding boots to the centerpieces to the chandelier. Pure fabulousness!

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  4. 10000dollarwedding

    Totally different and lovely! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. Meg

    THANK YOU for calling it faux ;)

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  6. amandabevington

    So beautiful – makes me want to go riding this second! Stunning details and great concept! How fun!!

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  7. Vivi

    Such a lovely wedding!! I love the butterflies and the peachy colors and just about everything…

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  8. MLE

    Love that dress! Who/where is it from?

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    Love!! This is such a beautiful wedding and I love the theme and all the details they did!

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  10. Kathryn

    Hi MLE – the dress is by Judd Waddell. Don't you love that ruffle detail?

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  11. Barbara

    Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!What a lovely wedding to photograph!Jealous!

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  12. orangeandblossom

    This is so so pretty with peaches & ponies, butterflies & horseshoes & show ribbons that I almost cried. It is not easy to pull off rustic & sophisticated all at once. This does. Perfect!

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  13. The Artisann

    i love flower arrangements that mix flowers, greenery, and fruit! the peaches look delectable!:)

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  14. kendall

    This is such a beautiful equestrian inspired summer wedding!

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  15. Tami Weingartner

    Upside down horseshoes….the luck is running out!Other than that….cute!

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  16. Luna and Chloe

    OMG – just gorgeous! And pony rides…for adults too? Seriously loving all the details and the color palette. Love it!!!xoxokristi

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  17. Lindsey

    I was so happy to see this post, I'm having my reception at a horse stable next summer. I love the idea of placing individual flowers around the hanging chandeliers, and the black and white photos on the hay bales. So original and fresh!

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  18. Mrs. Drewes

    Shannon! You are so creative, I just love the peaches in the center piece!Michelle

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  19. brooke

    Fun and fresh, any one hearing "you are the one for me.. " Brooke

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  20. Meg Sylvia

    This is very cute! Love the rustic feel.

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  21. alicia..

    Michael Daigian Design of the flowers is simply amazing. LOVE his work!!

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  22. {The Perfect Palette}

    I absolutely LOVE that color palette!!! Peach & Brown is gorgeous!!!

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