The beauty of a rustic wedding is its versatility and all the creativity that it invites. Drawing on the wonderful ambiance of a natural, rustic setting and expressing personal style in a less traditional fashion is an exciting opportunity for couples to say "I do" in a way that is perfectly unique to them. Bringing this inspiration to life will require those special pieces that will make the day feel as personalized as possible.The Rustic Wedding Handbook offers brides, couples and wedding planners ideas, advice and inspiration for planning a rustic-style wedding. Join rustic wedding expert Maggie Lord as she hits flea markets and shops to seek out unexpected items, the ones that will make a wedding day unique, personal and memorable. She shares her carefully curated lists and links for event planners, wedding dresses, venues, décor, stationery, photographers and rentals. Also included are step-by-step instructions for crafting rustic wedding projects that will add an extra measure of charm and creativity to a wedding day.
Maggie Lord is the author of two other wellreceived wedding books: Rustic Wedding Chic and Barn Weddings as well as being the founder and editor of the extremely popular blog RusticWeddingChic.com and the online source RusticWeddingGuide.com, which connects couples with wedding vendors. Maggie is a sought-after wedding expert who frequently appears on TV and radio, reporting on all things wedding. She is also a contributing writer for the Huffington Post and DIY Weddings magazine, along with several other print publications. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Jon, and their young son, Jack.
Maggie Carson Romano is a photographer with a professional background that merges fine art, branding and fashion. The daughter of an artist, Maggie was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She now runs her own creative studio, MCR PRO JECTS, in Los Angeles, California, and is a contributing writer and photographer for RusticWeddingChic.com.