DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

Wedding Detail Spy: DIY Circus Wedding

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Budget-savvy brides, take note – this little gem of a wedding cost under $5000. The bride, Lindsey wanted a fun circus theme for her guests to¬†enjoy at the reception. So she and her friends and family did 90% of the work. When I told people we were doing a “whimsical circus style wedding” I got lots of looks. People automatically thought three rings, bearded lady, lion tamer(!) …In the end it all worked out perfectly and everyone had lots of fun!”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink
The first ingredient in this fab DIY wedding is a striking colour palette of teal and hot pink. After all, a commanding theme calls for a suitably impressive colour scheme.

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

Lindsey recalls her fondest memory of the day: “My favorite part of the day was after the ceremony, when we walked into the reception and saw all of our family and friends filling up the empty space that we had worked so hard to make beautiful. Everyone looked so happy and everything looked magical. I will never forget looking out on all our family and friends and feeling very blessed and completely happy.”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink
DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

“When first planning the wedding, I knew it would be an undertaking to get it to look great while being inexpensive. It was a lot of work and there were times when I wanted to cross projects off the list because it was getting to be too much. Luckily, we were blessed to have amazing family and friends who stepped up and spent hours and hours helping us prepare for the big day. In the end it was beautiful and worth every minute!”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

When it comes to DIY, nothing was off-limits. “We designed, printed, hand cut and assembled all our wedding stationery, we built the photo booth, designed and assembled the peanut favors, handmade the mustaches for the photo booth, made all the flag banners, designed and assembled all aspects of the candy buffet and made and hung the pom-pom circus tent ceiling.”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink
DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

Check out this amazing candy buffet (100% DIY) – totally fabulous, and sometimes the elements that are hard work are totally worth it“I absolutely loved all our flowers, the photo booth and the candy buffet. The later two were great sources of frustration during the planning process, but after it was all done they turned our perfect.”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink
DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink
DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

You can tell how much thought and effort Lindsey and Marlon put into their big day, and it really feels personal to them through their photographs.


DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

“Don’t be afraid to take on DIY projects.” Lindsey advises. “They are lots and lots of work, but they add so much personality and uniqueness to the wedding. Little details, like pom poms, a cute sticker or a sweet hand-tied bows add a touch of creativity and color.”

DIY Circus Wedding Teal and Hot Pink

Thanks to the lovely Jennifer of Jennifer Weems Photography for submitting this via Two Bright Lights and best wishes for your new life together, Lindsey and Marlon.

Floral Designer: bliss occasions
Reception Venue: Phoenix First Assembly
Cake Designer: Christina Pramono Cakes

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4 Comments

  1. So bright and awesome!

  2. The fuchsia color is lovely as is the draping on the ceiling and the dessert cupcake table. Looks like it was fun!

  3. Danielle {Our Prairie Wedding}

    This is fantastic! I love the color scheme and I absolutely love the pom-pom circus tent ceiling!

  4. Such a vibrant colour scheme ~ what a fun wedding! It just shows that just because you’re on a tight budget doesn’t mean you have to scrimp on the details. Love the ceiling decor!

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