Sara Dickinson, Freelance Writer
Sara Dickinson, Freelance Writer

Sara Dickinson

Sara Dickinson is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.
The classic celebration was held on a farm in Tennessee with mountain views and organic flower installations.
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This couple didn't shy away from DIY elements that reflected their relationship at their vineyard wedding in California.
This couple invited 95 guests to Carmel Valley for their elegant outdoor wedding with mountain views and contemporary details.
The typography-loving couple invited 55 guests to their contemporary celebration that featured Vietnamese and Jewish traditions, a guest appearance from the couple's two dogs, and a cake buffet.
The duo invited 200 guests to Vail, Colorado, for a weekend of festivities that culminated with an outdoor ceremony in an aspen grove, a tented reception with live music, and an after-party that lasted late into the night.
Neely Burch, the co-founder of Neely & Chloe, and her now-husband Rob Morandi, invited 100 guests to spend the weekend in Aix-en-Provence, France, to celebrate their nuptials with a scenic rehearsal dinner, outdoor garden ceremony, al-fresco reception, and late-night dancing at a historic chateau.
The pair covered their venue's gates in flowers and greenery—and when guests stepped through the entryway into a lush, flower-filled wonderland, with just the right amount of industrial details.
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Their celebration featured al fresco dining, dancing in an ornate ballroom, and an appearance from their dog, Indigo.
This couple invited 95 guests to their destination wedding in France, which began with a Provençal-themed rehearsal dinner on the terrace and culminated in an elegant big-day. Their wedding was complete with a tented reception, five-course dinner, and an epic dance party.
The pair covered their venue's gates in flowers and greenery—and when guests stepped through the entryway into a lush, flower-filled wonderland, with just the right amount of industrial details.
Their celebration featured al fresco dining, dancing in an ornate ballroom, and an appearance from their dog, Indigo.
This couple invited 95 guests to their destination wedding in France, which began with a Provençal-themed rehearsal dinner on the terrace and culminated in an elegant big-day. Their wedding was complete with a tented reception, five-course dinner, and an epic dance party.
This couple invited 60 guests to an estate in Ohio for their celebration, which featured design elements inspired by a French painting and their London engagement.
The pair chose a color palette of sage green, dusty pink, and off-white and pulled design inspiration from the chateau where the ceremony took place. They invited 130 guests to join them for their big day in Cannes, France.
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This couple invited 12 of their closest loved ones to stay with them at a private residence in Sonoma, California, for their wedding weekend, complete with stunning views and a surprise musical performance by the bride's uncle.
After a flower-filled ceremony and reception with a vibrant spring palette, these two threw a disco-themed late-night pizza party.
These New Yorkers planned a classic destination wedding in Carmel Valley, California, with a neutral color palette.
After canceling their wedding in Italy, this pair hosted a celebration inspired by their Amalfi Coast engagement—just closer to home.
And is there ever such a thing as too many parties?
The duo planned a celebratory weekend for 140 guests at an iconic hotel in California, where they tied the knot under a silk chuppah and dined and danced in a ballroom.
This couple incorporated every guest into their ceremony with readings and performances; they later invited them to take in the ocean sunset views during dinner, cocktails, and dancing. 
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The pair's ceremony was officiated by the groom's brother; it was followed by a flower-filled reception anchored by two 16-foot ficus trees.
This couple worked with an Italy-based event designer—along with a local coordinator—to pull off their mansion courtyard nuptials inspired by motifs you'd see across the pond.
The newly-engaged duo invited 100 guests to a private residence for their Italian garden-themed fête with mountain views, signature cocktails, and far-flung food stations.
The pair paid homage to their backgrounds through their colorful ensembles and an epic culinary experience.
This couple enjoyed their first dance in the lawn at their mountain view wedding, where the décor featured dried butterflies, moss, fresh herb centerpieces, and a pastel color palette.
The duo invited 163 guests to celebrate their nuptials on Lake Tahoe, complete with mountain views, a private boat ride, and dinner, drinks, and dancing lakeside.
The modern-meets-tropical reception that followed featured all-white florals, vintage surfboard signage, a 10-piece band, and two musical performances by the father-of-the-bride.