Dawn and Nicholas’ Wedding

CRAFT: DIY Wedding

Dawn and Nicholas Burger got married on September 2, 2007. Their amazing cake pictured above was made by Dawn’s maid of honor and a good friend from high school — both University administrators by day, pastry guru and artist by night! Dawn shares with us the details about their handmade wedding.
Dawn writes:

We were getting married in Philadelphia, and we really wanted to have a reception with a sophisticated cocktail feel, but we were on a tight budget (about $10,000 for a wedding for 70). We wanted the wedding to reflect our style. Luckily, we were incredibly fortunate to have talented friends and family who lent us their amazing skills. Almost everything but the food (and even some of that) was homemade. It was the perfect day to start our life together.

See more photos from Dawn and Nicholas’ wedding after the jump!

Dawnwedding Aislerunner
Dawn sewed the aisle runner and table runners which emphasized the graphic, black and white feel she wanted.
Dawnwedding Dress
Her beautiful dress was made by her mom (a professional civil engineer, not a seamstress)!
Dawnwedding Flowers Runner
Dawnwedding Flowers
The gorgeous, modern flower arrangements were made by her friend Megan.