{Real Wedding} Jennifer and Clayton’s Homespun Barn Wedding

Living in Tennessee, I definitely see a lot of rustic, barn weddings. However, there’s something extra that really comes with a wedding you know was a complete homespun affair like Jennifer and Clayton’s.

Jennifer and Clayton were married in Roseberry, Idaho back in July of this year, and the event was as DIY as weddings get! From using lavender picked locally the weekend prior to the wedding, to doing all her own flowers, Jennifer (with the help of her mom and Eye Candy Event Design) is definitely a DIY bride. But I’ll let you see that for yourself…

I absolutely love how Jennifer and Clayton used chalkboard paint in their wedding decor; it really brings home the rustic, barn vibe.

For their guest quilt — yes, quilt — they simply used plywood with chalkboard paint to mount the quilt, and then one of the bridesmaids sewed it.

Paying homage to their individual alma maters, Jennifer and Clayton incorporated two signature drinks in their reception — Longhorn Limeade (Jennifer’s a University of Texas alum) and Moscow-jito (Clayton is a University of Idaho alum).

Ashley of Eye Candy Event Design (and also one of our new contributing writers here) created this lovely pie table that really added to the overall look of the day!

Thank you, Jennifer and Clayton for sharing your big day with me!

Vendor Credits
Event Design: Eye Candy Event Design
Food: Big Daddy’s BBQ
Entertainment: VCI Audio Entertainment
Photography: Avalanche Photography
Venue: Roseberry Barn

About Nicole Denton

With a love of planning just about anything — from her own wedding, to bridal and baby showers, to dinner parties, and more – Nicole is the Plunge Project’s founder and former editor-in-chief. A New Jersey native, Nicole has called Chandler, Arizona home since 2013, where she currently lives with her husband Michael; two pit bulls, Shelby and Link; and cat, Kity Perry. A University of Tennessee graduate, Nicole has a bachelors in communications and a career at a rapidly-growing digital marketing firm.

29 Comments on {Real Wedding} Jennifer and Clayton’s Homespun Barn Wedding

  1. Barn Weddings
    October 8, 2011 at 12:04 am (3 years ago)

    Awesome, so sweet ! The wedding was so cool as well as the couple, love the bride’s gown. Congratulations to the newly weds and best wishes.

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    December 9, 2011 at 1:30 am (3 years ago)

    nice pics :)
    The wedding concept was nice.
    Thanks for sharing this to us.

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  3. Tami
    June 20, 2012 at 10:18 am (2 years ago)

    In love with this wedding! How fun! Congratulations to the new Mr. & Mrs.

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  4. Denise L.
    January 15, 2013 at 4:26 am (2 years ago)

    How can I get the directions for the quilt, I would like to have them . Also would I have to get the copyright ok, from the one that gives the info.Thanks for all the help you can give to me.

    Denise

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    • Maria gokey
      July 21, 2014 at 11:07 pm (6 days ago)

      I saw the wedding quilt idea posted thru Pinterest and we loved it my aunt quilts how do I go about doing the same thing for my wedding can you tell me what I need to do its beautiful

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  5. Hayley
    March 5, 2013 at 9:38 am (1 year ago)

    I love the pie idea!! I’m not a huge cake fan and having a family where everyone wants to pitch in everyone could bring their best pie an we could cut the cost of cake! We are also doing a barn wedding hopefully it’s as beautiful as this one.
    Thanks for sharing.

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