Katie & Justin’s Beautiful Backyard DIY Wedding

Dazzling DIY details make for a gorgeous garden party on a budget

Katie and Justin’s wedding, which they hosted in the backyard of their own home, was all about love, personality, and…bikes! Their wedding theme was based on the classic bicycles they love, and they used fun bicycle iconography to create table names, wedding favors, and uniquely whimsical decor. Photographed by Simply Knot Photography (who are currently hosting this awesome wedding photography giveaway), this sweet and stylish homemade celebration will warm your heart. <!–more–>

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Katie wore brilliant yellow linen flats, perfect for walking on grass, dancing, and matching the wedding’s bright yellow color scheme. Wedding favors were homemade mix CDs of the couple’s favorite music.


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Justin built the chuppah (a traditional Jewish wedding canopy) himself. A groom DIY project — how sweet!

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Recycled mason jars for drinks cut down on waste and look vintage chic.

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Every table was named after a type of bicycle. The children’s table was even called “Training Wheels”!

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The red velvet cake came from one of the couple’s favorite restaurants, and was the hit of the party.

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A Jeapordy-like game entertained guests, with Katie and Justin as MCs! Guests were encouraged to leave cards and keepsake notes on a ribbon display.

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Thanks so much to Simply Knot Photography for sharing these fabulous photos with us!


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