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 fiancé 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.

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Love this greenery installation by @thefloristlilyinthevalley that was tied into our vintage door backdrop at the @seashellresort. So much local vendor love right here 💕Photography: @anncoenphotography

Our bar cart never looked so good! 🍾🍾Photo: @jianca_lazarus | Florals: @saipuaweddings | Rentals: @rusticdrift . . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftbars #bar #reclaimedwood #weddinginspo #njwedding #weddingbar #handbuiltrentals #specialtyrentals

Groom's shoes and chivalry on point 🙌🏻💁🏼‍♂️Photography: @anncoenphotography | Bouquet: @chicoryflorals | Kicks: @bucketfeet . . #bucketfeet #groom #weddingflowers #bridalbouquet #bouquet

I don't even know how to caption this amazingness! Photo: @jianca_lazarus | Florals: @saipuaweddings | Tent: @sperrytents | Rentals: @rusticdrift . . #sperrylove #rusticdrift #njwedding

Happy real wedding day @leahricciardi + @austin_van_bogh. Sending all our love and well wishes! . . Photographer: @anncoenphotography | Florist: @reynoldsgardenshop | Dress: @dmonacodesigns | Hair: @christinashaircraze | Makeup: @beachhousespa . . #lbiwedding #newjerseybride #njwedding #bonnetislandestate #brideandgroom #styledshoot

Just realizing now that this shoot had some serious unintentional La La Land vibes. 🎥 #tbt . . Photography: @anncoenphotography | Rentals + Styling: @rusticdrift | Florals: @katydidflorals | Invitation Suite + Stationary: @perchalfibers | Vintage Stamps: @littlepostagehouse | Dress + Accessories: @freelovebridal | Venue Bookings + Catering: @merrimakerscaterers | Cake: @tastethecakesandicecream | Hair + Makeup: @beachhousespa + @nicoledemiesthetics | Videography: @darnswellmedia | Photo Assisting: @alexriveraphoto + @ryanjohnson_1 | Models: @callama + @nboyd7308 . . #rusticdrift #eventrentals #weddingrentals #taylorpavillion #lalalandwedding #modernwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #modernbride

Love the setup at @brantbeachyc for Taylor + Rich's Wedding last weekend! Photography: @justrobjohn | Arbor + Buffet: @rusticdrift | Benches: @oceantents | Florals: @mdsfloral | Makeup: @beachhousespa ............................................................. #Repost @justrobjohn ・・・ So much happy

This vow renewal completely had my heart. Grooms/spouses/partners etc. take note. This was sweetest gesture that ever was! . . Photography: @hpalecekphotography | Planning + Coordinating: @bogathevents | Arbor: @rusticdrift | Florals: @reynoldsgardenshop . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftceremonies #arbor #weddingarbor #weddingceremony #beachwedding #vowrenewal #lbiwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #arborflowers

Clear top tent, walls up, 65 degrees at night.. the absolute most perfect weather for last weekend's Fall inspired cocktail party. . . #rusticdrift #winebarrels #winebarrelhightop #cocktailtable #cocktailparty #harvestparty #backyardparty #tentedevent #eventrentals #weddingrentals #rusticparty #falldecor

Happy 3rd Birthday baby girl. I'll never forget this birthday, when I fabric markered your birthday shirt and you thought it was the best thing ever. Stay sweet, stay kind, stay you 💕

Heirloom heaven. This weekend's event is going to be a goodie 🍂🌾🎃 . . #rusticdrift #falldecor #heirloompumpkins #pumpkins #october

I can't get enough of all the pretty little details on top of our table from Krissa + Bill's Wedding. This bride and groom went all out collecting vintage bottles and greeting cards to use in their tabletop decor for over a year. And not just our sweetheart table. Every table was this perfect. Totally obsessed. This wedding was really incredible. Amazing work @krissa_louise + @bherm40 . . @Photography: @idaliaphotography | Planning: @shoretopleaseweddings | Flowers: @flowersbymelinda_ | Arbor + Specialty Table Rental: @rusticdrift . . #rusticdrift #tabletopdecor #tablescape #vintagebottles #antiquebottles #weddingflowers #centerpiece #weddinginspo #weddingdetails #sweethearttable #njwedding #newjerseybride

Look at these two sweethearts in front of our sweetheart table 💕 . . Photography: @idaliaphotography | Planner: @shoretopleaseweddings | Band: @silverarrowband | Specialty Rentals: @rusticdrift | Tent + Rentals: @oceantents | Flowers: @flowersbymelinda_ | Hair: @nicoleantos88 | Makeup: @makemeup_eva | Dress: @bhldn | Amazing Bunting Flags: AFeteBeckons (Etsy) | Suit: @josabank . . #rusticdrift #farmtable #sweethearttable #njwedding #newjerseybride #sandyhookchapel #tentedwedding #bunting #buntingflags #weddingdetails #weddingband #firstdance

It's like a firework of the prettiest flowers on our birch arbor 😍Photography: @idaliaphotography | Flowers: @flowersbymelinda_ | Arbor: @rusticdrift | Planning: @shoretopleaseweddings . . #rusticdrift #rusticdriftceremonies #arbor #bircharbor #flowers #weddingflowers #ceremonyflowers #pastelwedding

Tented weddings will forever have my heart. . . Photography: @alisondunnphotography // Flowers: @lovenfreshflowers // Planning: @styledbride // Rentals: @oceantents @partyrentalltd @rusticdrift // Catering: @fenwickcateringandevents // Venue: @lbif . . #tentedwedding #lbif #lbiwedding #njwedding #newjerseybride #centerpiece #weddingflowers #weddinginspo