Lockdown Wedding - A Boho Backyard Sikh Wedding to blow your minds!

Gorgeous Lockdown Wedding to Take Inspiration From!!!

Covid has brought with it a spate of intimate weddings and a whole lot of couples confused about how to make their dream wedding come true… If you’re looking for gorgeous lockdown wedding ideas to plan your home wedding, STOP right here!

Harneet and Sim’s intimate home wedding in her backyard is the prettiest Sikh wedding we’ve ever seen! Read on to discover…

Discovering LOVE!

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Finally Found You

Harneet and Sim’s home wedding has left us awestruck with its gorgeousness and simplicity in these times of Covid and social distancing.

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Breathtaking Frames

Harneet always dreamt of an intimate wedding but that didn’t seem possible with her large family. But sometimes, if it’s meant to be, it will be… and so while the world was being shaken by this pandemic, for them everything fell into place just like magic!

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Eyes For You

Despite sharing the same neighbourhood, same school and mutual family friends, destiny kept Sim and Harneet apart until the day they finally met online! When they did meet, they connected instantly and knew they were meant for each other.

Pandemic Strikes and a Lockdown Wedding takes shape!

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Mercury Rising

Originally, their wedding was planned for July, 2020 in their regular gurudwara, but then Covid happened. “Just as I was shopping for my outfits in India, Covid spread and introduced a lot of challenges. I came home to British Columbia to find out the restrictions and safety precautions needed.”

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Making You Mine

Not wanting to wait it out till things got ‘normal’, Harneet and Sim started planning a safe intimate wedding with their families and cut the guest list from hundreds to 34!

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With Thy Blessings

Her dream of having a ‘boho’ style summer wedding in her parent’s backyard under a pergola adorned with fresh florals was now a real possibility.

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Those Dainty Roses

Within a week, Harneet booked the vendors of a boho photoshoot that inspired her and her family.

Things that made their Lockdown Wedding work!

Harneet and Sim made sure that they followed every possible precaution for a covid safe wedding.

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Welcome To The Wedding

They opted for a single day wedding instead of a week of festivities, limited the guests to 34 and included only siblings and cousins.

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Rules Are Rules

They arranged personalized sanitizers and napkins for every guest and installed a hand washing station and a sanitizer station in the backyard.

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Fam Goals It Is!

Special ‘family pods’ seating arrangement was made for the guests,  where each family sat together and maintained distances from each other. Technology brought everyone closer as they live streamed the wedding and Facetimed with family members who couldn’t make it.

The Stunning Boho Chic Look perfect for Intimate Weddings!

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From The Heavens

Harneet’s boho chic wedding look has left us mesmerized! The effervescent seafoam green lehenga adorned with blue and pink sequinned flowers and dull zardozi work, paired with a delicate powder pink dupatta is everything dreamy and summery.

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Sheer Beauties

And the look would be incomplete without her stunning choker and passa in dull gold with the most beautiful matching pearl hangings!

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The Golden Queen

We just louuvveee Harneet’s nude makeup with that perfect dewy golden glow, mysterious bronze eyes and underplayed lips.

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The Color Of Love

Her gorgeous mehendi, matching peach bangles and pastel flower bouquet are all the accessories she needs!

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Aesthetic Veil Shot

A bridal portrait is incomplete without a elegant retro style veil shot, isn’t it!

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Into The Depths

We are head over heels in love with Harneet’s classic bridal portraits exuding style, gorgeousness and grace, all at once.

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Taking The Vows

Sim effortlessly looked like the most stately groom ever in his ivory and gold sherwani, pure white turban and a seafoam green gathjoda-shawl to compliment his lady love.

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Amidst The Heavenly Bliss

The couple turned heads with their old world style romantic chemistry and picture perfect look.

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Just Breathtaking

The surreal images of majestic mountains, open skies and these two souls connected so deeply in love is quite magical. Don’t you think?

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Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge

Beautifully captured forever by ace wedding photographers Amrit Photography, these wedding pictures are trendsetters in many ways indeed!

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Harneet’s parents house’s backyard looked ethereal with the boho chic summer wedding themed décor executed to perfection.

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All About The Vintage Feels

From the plush pastel rose arrangements to the wooden pergola adorned with pampas grass and rustic flowers –  everything looked dreamy and magical.

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Creatively Cute

If you’re looking for DIY decor ideas for your intimate wedding,  you can’t miss how easily these rustic wooden crates and glasses of baby’s breath create perfect spring vibes!

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Twinning and Winning

What’s even more charming, is how their family made up for the lack of a big fat wedding by turning up in perfectly color coded outfits and with their heartwarming smiles on – what else do you need for beautiful pictures.

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Home To Her Heart

Covid wedding or not, all you need is your near and dear ones by your side on your big day. And do not miss the cutesy ball of fluff right there… Pawwwdorable, isn’t it!

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Your most memorable moment from the wedding? 

I loved being able to watch my husband-to-be arrive at the house for the milni and walk down the aisle from my window. Only my family members knew I was watching from the window, so they waved and smiled as they were seated for the ceremony. It felt so special to watch everyone as they awaited my arrival.

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A walk To Remember

It was also a comforting thought that I could be married in my family home, where I have so many cherished memories. Now, when I visit my parents’ home, my husband and I are reminded of that special day.

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Acing The Bolly Pose

Anything unique that you planned for your wedding given the special circumstances?

I wasn’t going to be able to hug my family members goodbye. Instead, my husband and I decided to have a happy “send-off.”

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Priceless Love

My sister organized a few games in the driveway so that everyone was social distancing. My mom and I sat by the door and watched my husband participate in the games. Then, when he cut the ribbon, I joined him and we sat on the back of my brother’s most prized possession, his 1965 Impala SS. 

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Au Revoir

My husband’s brother drove us off and I tossed my bouquet behind me. All my family cheered and it was a joyful moment for all of us!

Most special thing your fiance did during the wedding?

The day before the wedding, he sent me messages about how excited he was to spend his life with me.

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Hitched Together Forever

In that moment, I knew that I was the luckiest girl despite having a Covid wedding. In the end, I would get to marry my best friend, and I was so glad that we focused on beginning our life together instead of waiting to have a big wedding!

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Just Married

What NOT should brides do at their lockdown wedding? 

Don’t be overwhelmed by all the changes. Covid has allowed couples to now be creative with their weddings.

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All Yours Now

It can be daunting to plan a wedding that isn’t typical or normal for families, but it can also be exciting and remind you to focus on the most important part- the couple getting married!

3 vendors you totally recommend for a lockdown wedding

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Summer Chills

Amrit Photography did an exceptional job capturing our wedding day photos. They were creative in their shots and helped guide our family photos throughout the day. We are so glad we chose them to photograph our wedding.

Natural Oasis Events set the stage for our outdoor event with the pergola, staging and seating for our guests. We are so happy that our outdoor wedding had all the natural elements to give it a true garden feel.

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Boho Vibes

Finesse Decor designed the most beautiful boho-garden wedding. They worked with Da Fiori Floral Design to create beautiful arrangements that adorned the pergola and walkway, and helped create a dreamy garden with plants and trees in the surrounding area. The decor was perfection!

Top Ideas that made your lockdown wedding a superhit!

– Pick a videographer who can stream your wedding for guests who can’t attend your wedding. Studio 101 Productions did an amazing job streaming our wedding!

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Abide By The Rules

– Work with your decorator to create a vision that speaks to you (even if it’s different from what others are used to)

– Personalize hand sanitizer for your wedding guests!

– Your family can still drop off or send sweets to families that weren’t able to attend. They can still be a part of your special day even if they weren’t able to attend in person.

We are definitely not getting over this breathtaking lockdown wedding anytime soon. Are you? Grab all the ideas you need to plan your own wedding from this awe-inspiring one and get started right away!

Wedding Vendors Black Book

Bride’s Outfit – Vivah Collection

Wedding Photography – Amrit Photography

Videographer – Studio 101 Productions

Hair and Makeup – Aquaris Art

Design and Decor – Finesse Decor Company

Floral Designs – Da Fiori Designs

Pergola – Natural Oasis Events

Ribbons – Cfleursdesign

Henna – Jasmine’s Henna

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