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TGIF! Our top real weddings from this week include a stunning wedding in Greece, a fun-filled mountaintop ceremony in Colorado, and a Georgia wedding brimming with chic holiday inspiration. Check out the full galleries below!

Laid-Back Colorado Mountain Wedding  – Janie and Garrett were married at Beaver Meadows Ranch in Red Feather Lakes, Co. on August 29. We love so many details about this wedding that it’s hard to know where to begin. From the bride’s unique turquoise wedding band to the scenic outdoor ceremony, this couple’s big day was nothing short of perfect!

Laid-Back Colorado Mountain Wedding - Alison Rose Photography

Photo by Alison Rose Photography

Gold and White Mansion Wedding  – Lauren and Dave were married at Barr Mansion & Artisan Ballroom in Austin, Texas on May 17. Their modern color palette included white, gold and hot pink, accented with phalaenopsis orchids, feathers and fresh greenery. And check out the bride’s show-stopping wedding gown!

Gold and White Mansion Wedding - Hyde Park Photography

Photo by Hyde Park Photography

Cranberry Red Georgia Wedding – Courtney and Nolan were married at the Bellevue in Lagrange, Ga. on December 20. This holiday wedding embodies classic Christmas style: think red plaid, poinsettias, pine cones, evergreens, and holly. So festive!


Photo by This is You by Mark & Tracy

Intimate Greek Farm Wedding – Marta and Salar were married at Agreco Farm in Chania, Crete, on August 27. The couple’s love story has taken them around the world — Salar proposed while they were traveling in Sri Lanka! Their sunny ceremony took place in a courtyard on Greece’s largest island. After saying ‘I do,’ the new Mr. and Mrs. strolled around town and stopped to take a newlywed selfie!

Intimate Greek Farm Wedding - Elias Kordelakos Photography

Photo by Elias Kordelakos Photography

Timeless Backyard Indiana Wedding – Hannah and Terrence were married at College Avenue United Methodist Church, followed by a reception at the bride’s parents’ home in Muncie, Ind. on September 6. “Sharing our wedding day with the most important people in our lives, at the home where I grew up, was so incredibly special,” Hannah said. “There’s no place like home to make wedding dreams come true.”

Timeless Backyard Indiana Wedding - Meredith Rogers Photography

Photo by Meredith Rogers Photography

Our top five real weddings from this week are perfect for anyone that loves classic style with a hint of whimsy. From a pastel-filled celebration in Charlotte, N.C. to an elegant affair in Arizona, prepare to be inspired! See more below:

Candlelit Raleigh Club Wedding – Cristina and Matthew were married at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Raleigh, N.C. followed by a reception at City Club Raleigh on October 3. We love the pretty gold foil invitations and the classic white blooms, but our favorite part is the the couple’s unmistakable excitement throughout the entire day. Smiles are contagious!

Candlelit Raleigh Club Wedding - Rebecca Ames Photography

Photo by Rebecca Ames Photography 

Elegant Purple Arizona Wedding – Elena and Matt were married at Encanterra Country Club in San Tan Valley, Ariz. on September 26. Purple continues to be a fan-favorite when it comes to wedding colors, and this couple flawlessly incorporated the regal hue into their big day. Some of our other favorite details include their adorable ring bearer and the groomsmen’s fun attire.

Elegant Purple Arizona Wedding - Candid Moments Photography

Photo by Candid Moments Photography

Casual San Diego Restaurant Wedding  Ali and Eric were married at the Bali Hai Restaurant in San Diego, Calif. on July 18.  Their wedding embodied the laid-back style that California is best known for. Their bright color palette, naked cake and fresh moss centerpieces are seriously Pin-worthy!

Casual San Diego Restaurant Wedding - Samantha Bonpensiero Photography

Photo by Samantha Bonpensiero Photography 

Mint Charlotte Art Gallery Wedding – Samantha and Steven were married at Foundation of the Carolinas in Charlotte, N.C. on May 24. If a pastel color palette makes you swoon, don’t miss the closeup of this bride’s gorgeous bouquet and the eye-catching ceremony backdrop.

Mint Charlotte Art Gallery Wedding - Katelyn James Photography

Photo by Katelyn James Photography

Glitzy California Winery Wedding – Angelique and Daniel were married at Casa Real Ruby Hill Winery in Pleasanton, Calif. on September 13. The sweetheart table wasn’t the only dazzling detail from this wedding — wait until you see Angelique’s stunning Vera Wang gown!

Glitzy California Winery Wedding - Red Eye Collection

Photo by Red Eye Collection 

This week’s top five real weddings are filled with inspiration for every style! We love the fun-filled carnival bash in California, and the Georgia ranch wedding has a touching story behind it that moved us all. See more of our favorites below!

Carnival-Themed California Wedding – Cari and Paul were married at Murrieta Equestrian Center in Murrieta, Calif. on July 11. They took their rustic-vintage wedding up several notches by providing an array of fun carnival games and rides to entertain their guests all night long. And yes, there was a Ferris wheel!

Carnival-Themed California Wedding - Leah Marie Photography

Photo by Leah Marie Photography 

Intimate Georgia Ranch Wedding – Anna and Travis were married at Double H Ranch in Colbert, Ga. on October 9. Their sunset wedding was intimate and elegant, with a focus on honoring the bride’s late son, Lake, who passed away from cancer just a few months before the wedding. Photographer Brandy Angel paid tribute to the family by later adding Lake’s silhouette to their group portrait. So beautiful!

Intimate Georgia Ranch Wedding - Brandy Angel Photography

Photo by Brandy Angel Photography

Sunny California Vineyard Wedding – Brittany and Adam were married at Still Waters Vineyards in Paso Robles, Calif. on September 19. They said ‘I do’ with a picturesque hillside backdrop and took to the vineyards for a few adorable photos following the ceremony. At the reception, the show-stopper was this four-tier ombre cake garnished with fresh roses.

Sunny California Vineyard Wedding - A. Blake Photography

Photo by A. Blake Photography

Industrial Spring Atlanta Wedding – Taylor and Robert were married at The Stave Room at American Spirit Works in Atlanta, Ga. on May 2. The whiskey distillery was the perfect setting for this modern and chic wedding. We love their addition of lush floral arrangements, which kept the space from feeling too minimal!

Industrial Spring Atlanta Wedding - 35 Atlanta

Photo by 35 Atlanta

Rustic Purple Wyoming Wedding  Dawn and Casey were married at St. Alban’s Chapel in Centennial, Wyo. followed by a reception at Snowy Mountain Lodge on September 5. Not many couples can say they went fishing on their wedding day…except for Dawn and Casey! Their brown and purple color scheme blended perfectly with the venue’s mountaintop scenery.  

Rustic Purple Wyoming Wedding - BHP Imaging

Photo by BHP Imaging

From a glitzy Art Deco soiree, a 1940s-style wedding, a beachy Domincan Republic wedding and a sweet New York City elopement, this week’s top real weddings are anything but ordinary! Prepare to be inspired, and check out all of the galleries below:

Intimate New York City Hall Wedding – Tatiana and Roman were married at New York City Hall in New York, N.Y. on March 20. After they said “I do,” the newlyweds buzzed around the city (in the snow!) taking photos. We love that the bride swapped her red high heels for a cute and comfortable pair of sneakers!

Intimate New York City Hall Wedding - L&L Style Photo

Photo by L&L Style Photo

1940s-Inspired Florida Wedding – Victoria and David were married at First United Methodist Church of Winter Garden in Winter Garden, Fla. followed by a reception at Tanner Hall on November 8. The bride’s classic ballgown and birdcage veil – not to mention her pearl jewelry and red lipstick – have us swooning. The sweetest part? Her engagement ring once belonged to the groom’s grandmother.

1940s-Inspired Florida Wedding - Krista Lajara Photography

Photo by Krista Lajara Photography 

Elegant California Terrace Wedding – Stevie and Collin were married at Serendipity Garden Weddings in Oak Glen, Calif. on September 1. Nestled in southern California’s scenic mountains, this venue was the perfect backdrop for a dreamy, sunshine-filled wedding. The neutral color scheme was accented with subtle pops of  orange and red, as seen on the bride’s brooch bouquet!

Elegant California Terrace Wedding - Abbey Lunt Photography

Photo by Abbey Lunt Photography

Art Deco Glam Connecticut Wedding – Pamela and Daniel were married at Gershon Fox Ballroom in Hartford, Conn. on April 11. Check out these stunning sequined gowns by Badgley Mishcka! “I absolutely loved how the entire bridal party looked like they were part of a Hollywood event,” Pamela said.

Art Deco Glam Connecticut Wedding - Sascha Reinking Photography

Photo by Sascha Reinking Photography

Tropical Dominican Republic Wedding – Jennifer and Seth were married at La Palapa in Samana, Dominican Republic on March 14. In need of beach wedding ideas? Look no further! This laid-back wedding also included a personal twist during the ceremony: Jennifer and Seth asked married couples to share their best advice on marriage and family.

Tropical Domincan Republic Wedding - Misha Media Photography

Photo by Misha Media Photography

Our WeddingWire editors see and publish dozens of real weddings each week, and choosing our favorites is no easy feat, but someone’s gotta do it! This week, we’ve rounded up five beautiful weddings in a variety of styles, from a festive New Year’s Eve ceremony to a laid-back, California vineyard wedding brimming with rustic chic inspiration. Take a look at all of the photos below:

Classic Alabama Golf Club Wedding – Marie Claire and Brian were married at Immanuel Presbyterian Church in Montgomery, Ala. followed by a reception at Wynlakes Country Club on June 27. Timeless, elegant, sophisticated — This southern wedding is a classic bride’s (or groom’s) dream! And did we mention the couple’s magical proposal story?

Classic Alabama Golf Club Wedding - Nick Drollette Photography

Photo by Nick Drollette Photography 

Autumn Georgia Mill Wedding – Nicole and Brandon were married at The Mill at Yellow River in Porterdale, Ga. on October 18. The picturesque riverfront venue was  the perfect backdrop for this couple’s rustic wedding, complete with cowboy boots, baby’s breath and one adorable first look.

Autumn Georgia Mill Wedding - Holly L. Robbins Photography

Photo by Holly L. Robbins Photography 

Platinum and Pink Loft Wedding – Erin and Michael were married at The Cotton Room in Durham, N.C. on July 17. We love how they combined classic elements with subtle boho details. The stunning bride styled her hair in a unique Dutch braid updo, and we can’t stop staring!

Platiunum and Pink Loft Wedding - Keepsake Memories Photography

Photo by Keepsake Memories Photography

Blush and Gray Vineyard Wedding – Jesse and Curtis were married at HammerSky Vineyards in Paso Robles, Calif. on September 6.  A few showstoppers from this wedding include Jesse’s blush pink Vera Wang gown, and the reception dinner, which was catered by a food truck!

Blush and Gray Vineyard Wedding - A. Blake Photography

Photo by A. Blake Photography 

New England New Year’s Eve Wedding – Abby and Greg were married at the Barn at Gibbet Hill in Groton, Mass. on December 31. They celebrated the new year in one of the best ways possible – by saying “I do!”

New England New Year's Eve Wedding - Liz Solaka Photography

Photo by Liz Solaka Photography