They collected the wooden wine boxes for their centerpieces and corks for their place card holders for several months and build them themselves. Bernadette drew the family crest on the re-purposed window seating board.
The cake by the Inn was organic chocolate... and, if gifts are wrapped in cute boxes, which can be used afterwards, why not? Otherwise the less wrapping, the better. Online options, which invite guests to pitch in for bigger items like the pool for the new house or the luscious honeymoon have become welcome options for modern couples.