Vintage Window Collage Backdrop

We had basically just wrapped up putting together the finishing touches on our new vintage window backdrop when my sister-in-law and her fiancΓ© called to let us know they were planning a beach vacation in New Jersey. Anyone with family on the other side of the country knows that this type of news is always exciting. We eagerly asked our future brother-in-law, Peter, an LA based location manager and photographer, to bring along his camera so we could snap some photos of our newest rental item. What resulted was some amazing pictures of this structure and our family.

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The dimensions of the window mosaic are 11'8"w by 9'9"h. It is constructed of windows we have been collecting since we started Rustic Drift. Much like our business, it is pieced together, of various window sizes, styles and colors. A few windows we even snagged from the curb before bulk trash day from a historic home in our neighborhood (#winning).

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It's such an added bonus to have non-iPhone photos of our family. Turns out, it's a pretty great prop for family portraits as well. To see more of Peter's photos from around the world click here. He is insanely talented.

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The inspiration for this project was discovered when we came across the "Glass Cabin" built by Nick Olson + Lilah Horwitz (photo below). You can read more about it here or watch this great little documentary on it.

To reserve this rental item for your wedding or event, please fill out this contact form on our site.

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Every morning should involve blankets and pillows on a beach. More from this feature coming soon! -------------------------------------------------- Photography: @anncoenphotography | Rentals: @rusticdrift | Florals: @katydidflorals | Dress + Accessories: @freelovebridal | HMU: @beachhousespa + @nicoledemibeauty . . . #rusticdrift #groundlounge #lounge #geometricwedding #beachwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #brideandgroom #weddinginspo #belmarwedding #modernwedding

Lounge love. πŸ“· by @idaliaphotography | Florals: @thefloristlilyinthevalley | Rentals: @rusticdrift | Venue: @parkersgaragelbi . . . #rusticdrift #eventrentals #weddingrentals #loungerentals #lounge #handbuiltrentals #reclaimedwood #parkersgarage #njwedding #lbiwedding #loungearea

Absolutely loved the entire setup we put together for Laura + Kyle's beach ceremony. Photo: @delaney_dobson_photography | Florist: @thefloristlilyinthevalley | Rentals: @rusticdrift . . . #rusticdrift #lbiwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #beachwedding #beachceremony #weddingrentals #welcomedrink #lemonade #nauticalwedding #nauticaldecor #weddingarbor #driftwoodarbor #weddingceremony

Hey brides πŸ‘‹πŸ»! Summer means it's time to venture to Cape May and check out this amazing bridal shop. Major major heart eyes! πŸ“· @freelovebridal . . . #bridalshop #weddingdress #capemay #shoplocal #weddingaccessories #retail #dressshopping #sayyestothedress #freelovebridal #windowboxes #flowerboxes #flowers

Loving all the florals on our arbors this year especially this masterpiece by @mdsfloral at @brantbeachyc last weekend. Congrats Maureen & Karl. I knew that rain was going to pass right in time for this beautiful ceremony! πŸ“·by @jonathonpeterphotography . . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftarbors #weddingarbor #driftwoodarbor #weddingarch #arbor #weddingceremony #brideandgroom #weddingflowers #flowers #yachtclubwedding #bbyc #lbiwedding #lbiregion #njwedding #newjerseybride #weddingrentals #handbuiltrentals

Back at 101 Centre doing our thang. . . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftsigns #101centre #beachhaven #backyardwedding #tentedwedding #weddingsign #weddingsigns #lbiwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #weddinginspo #directionalsign #woodensign #oursmashingday #weddingrentals

Friday introductions.. this is a thing right? We are Megan + Joel, the coffee loving, cheap wine drinking, Caribbean dreaming, old school Reggae listening, ocean inspired Founders + Owners of Rustic Drift. We started this company a little over three years ago with the goal of creating a business that combines our strengths and talents, provides some flexibility for our family and leaves us with a career that is both meaningful and rewarding. Starting a family and a business simultaneously has been quite challenging as both our children and work need constant attention. The truth is we're still learning how to be the best parents for our children, the best leaders for our business and the best spouses for each other. Thanks for following along! "What we learn with pleasure we never forget." - Alfred Mercier πŸ“· by @idaliaphotography

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We added a ton of special little details to Laura + Kyle's wedding day. I love when the photographer notices them too πŸ™ŒπŸ» @delaney_dobson_photography . . . #rusticdrift #lbiwedding #njwedding #weddingdetails #weddingdaydetails #prettylittledetails #vintagebook #beachwedding #weddingrentals #weddingstyling #eventrentals #seashell

It's been quite the project for @rusticdrift_joel. 22 farm tables and one matching sweetheart table finally completed. Every single one built by him and only him....Something that makes this little business of ours pretty damn special πŸ’• ---------------------------------------------- Photography: @idaliaphotography | Rentals + Styling: @rusticdrift | Florals: @thefloristlilyinthevalley | Venue: @parkersgaragelbi . . . #rusticdrift #weddingrentals #eventrentals #farmtables #farmtable #handbuiltrentals #rusticwedding #woodworking #njwedding #lbiwedding #newjerseybride

When I dip you dip we dip. --------------------------------------- Photography: @delaney_dobson_photography | Rentals: @rusticdrift | Florist: @thefloristlilyinthevalley . . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftarbors #weddingceremony #weddingrentals #arbor #driftwood #driftwoodarbor #beachwedding #lbiwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #rusticwedding #boardwalkrunners #aislestyle #weddinginspo #arborflowers #weddingflowers

Spent the weekend at the dreamiest little beach cottage with a bunch of my closest friends. Feeling recharged but also very behind on emails + paperwork πŸ™„The sign on the wall couldn't be more fitting. #cestlavie #staycation #beachcottage #beachhouse #vacationhouse

Loving this bridal bouquet from one of our spring weddings. Photo: @jenniferlarsenphoto | Florals: Petals Florist . . . #bouquet #bridalbouquet #weddingbouquet #flowers #succulents #peonies #weddingflowers #petalsflorists #peronafarms #njwedding #springwedding #springbouquet