An Eclectic, Vintage Wedding at NOAH’S Event Venue in Des Moines, IA
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Nate and Alexa’s chic, unique, and antique wedding in Des Moines, IA is definitely one for the books! We loved their one-of-kind style, the whimsical twist they put on traditional wedding decor, and the way the dark, sultry color scheme they chose accented NOAH’S classic charm oh-so-elegantly.
Handsome and clean cut, Nate melded beautifully into the vintage wedding theme. His charming black tuxedo was the perfect touch of classic elegance.
Alexa looked striking and mysterious in her dramatic, off-the-shoulder lace dress, with wicked-sharp cat eyeliner and a dark wine-colored lip. We’re obsessed with her offbeat bouquet, featuring traditional cream-colored roses and silver-dollar eucalyptus with a few unexpected pops of the hauntingly lovely black anemone flower. Stunning.
With its vintage pear cut and deep, teal color, Alexa’s custom-made engagement ring fit the couple’s theme to perfection!
Nate and Alexa agreed that the ceremony room at NOAH’S made for the perfect place to exchange vows. The gorgeous, rustic ceiling beams in the ceremony room created a natural vintage vibe.
The Victorian-themed reception was held in NOAH’S Main Hall; the soaring ceilings and classic hardwood floors gave the whole celebration the graceful, stately look of a ballroom from another century. Nate and Alexa chose NOAH’S chandeliers and showers of dainty twinkle lights to brighten up the banquet hall for their wedding dinner.
Tables were set with crisp white linens, black-and-silver runners, eclectic arrangements of dark and romantic blooms, black plates, and forest green napkins to polish off the couple’s dark and chic color palette.
The serving tables and dessert tables were decked out in fabulous, Victorian finery, too. From silver candelabras dripping with crystals to intricate old-fashioned dessert stands topped with layers of exquisite cupcakes sprinkled with edible pearls, everything was beautiful and unconventional.
Perhaps our favorite out-of-the-box feature was a special photo booth corner in the Main Hall that Alexa and Nate decorated with whimsical items from their personal collection. There was an antique birdcage, a silver candelabra, a heavy wooden trunk, and even a stunning mint-green parlor sofa! They also used the sofa for amazing photos on NOAH’S Outdoor Patio. Alexa and Nate chose the perfect way to customize their space and let their personalities shine at NOAH’S.
Alexa and Nate couldn’t have their dream wedding without an incredible, Victorian-themed, one-of-a-kind wedding cake. With striking black and white piping designed to mimic decadent lace and a cake stand meant to look like a glamorous chandelier (complete with cupcakes where the lights would go!), this gorgeous edible masterpiece is one of our favorite cakes ever!
We’re proud and honored that Alexa and Nate chose to celebrate their lovely and one-of-a-kind wedding with us at NOAH’S Event Venue. Congratulations to the happy couple!