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Real Weddings From This Week { July 31, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 31, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Scenic Colorado Farm Wedding – Emily and Todd were married at Crooked Willow Farms in Larkspur, Colo. on September 21. The couple’s Bernese Mountain Dog, Eddie, played a role in Todd’s proposal to Emily, and was arguably the cutest guest at the wedding.

scenic california farm wedding - happy confetti photography

Photo by Happy Confetti Photography 

Relaxed New Mexico Hometown Wedding – Michelle and Jeremy were married on their property in Ojo Caliente, N.M. on September 27. “The spot in Ojo Caliente where we held the wedding is on the land where Jeremy grew up,” Michelle said. Their wedding included personal touches, such as the silk ties Jeremy’s mother made for the groomsmen.

relaxed new mexico hometown wedding - tony gambino photography

Photo by Tony Gambino Photography 

Coral North Carolina Beach Wedding – Caitlyn and Randy were married at The Memory Maker in Ocean Isle Beach, N.C. on May 16.  “We were running a bit behind for our ceremony, and we almost did not do a first look because the tide was coming in and about to overtake our arbor,” Caitlyn said.

coral north carolina beach wedding - the story creative

Photo by The Story Creative

Vibrant California Villa Wedding – Angela and Chris were married at The Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Santa Susana, Calif. on September 14. The decor featured beautiful botanical details, including stationary on which the bride and groom wrote personalized letters for each guest!

vibrant california villa wedding - happy confetti photography

Photo by Happy Confetti Photography

Tasteful Malibu Garden Wedding – Brooke and Kyle were married at Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, Calif. on July 4. Their ceremony took place beneath a beautiful 100-year-old oak tree, and the reception kicked off with Ferris wheel rides. How fun!

tasteful malibu garden wedding - michael anthony photography

Photo by Michael Anthony Photography 

Real Weddings From This Week {July 17, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 17, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Vibrant Maryland Waterfront Wedding – Lisa and Michael were married at Celebrations at the Bay in Pasadena, Md. on April 26. The groom surprised the bride at the altar by donning a red Superman cape for their first kiss!

Vibrant Maryland Waterfront Wedding - The Kama Photography

Photo by The Kama Photography 

San Francisco Terra Gallery Wedding – Ben and Jason were married at Terra Gallery & Event Venue in San Francisco, Calif. on March 14. The rainbow crosswalks in San Francisco’s Castro District made for the perfect photo-op.

San Francisco Terra Gallery Wedding - Michelle Warren Photography

Photo by Michelle Warren Photography 

Whimsical Virginia Farm Wedding – Casey and Ryan were married at The Farmhouse at Veritas in Afton, Va. on September 6. Casey’s inspiration for the day came from her favorite designer, Kate Spade. Wait until you see the bride’s sparkly pom-pom shoes!

Whimsical Virginia Farm Wedding - Priscilla Thomas Photography

Photo by Priscilla Thomas Photography 

Bright Florida Barn Wedding – Ericka and Rickey were married at The Wishing Well Barn in Plant City, Fla. on May 16. “When my now husband and I walked through the front entrance of the barn, we immediately fell in love with the rustic chic decor,” Ericka said.

Bright Florida Barn Wedding - Rad Red Creative

Photo by Rad Red Creative

Chic South Carolina Resort Wedding – Anjuli and Charles were married at Kiawah Island Club in Kiawah Island, S.C. on August 23. “When driving to Kiawah from Charleston, you travel along a quaint two-lane road totally canopied in the most beautiful oaks,” Anjuli said. “Swoon!”

Chic South Carolina Resort Wedding - Riverland Studios

Photo by Riverland Studios 

Real Weddings From This Week {July 10, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 10, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Las Vegas Botanical Garden Wedding – Diana and Ben were married at the Springs Preserve Botanical Garden in Las Vegas, Nev. on June 22. Their elegant, botanical theme included festive pops of bright yellow throughout the decor.

Las Vegas Botanical Garden Wedding - Brian Saculles Photography

Photo by Brian Saculles Photography 

Nautical New York Beach Wedding – Jessica and Christopher were married at Oceanbleu in Westhampton, N.Y. on September 12. Instead of throwing rice as the newlyweds walked down the aisle, everyone tossed miniature beach balls!

Nautical New York Beach Wedding - Year and A Day Photography

Photo by Year and A Day Photography 

Intimate Malibu Mountaintop Wedding – Caitlin and Woody were married at St. Monica Catholic Church in Santa Monica, Calif., followed by a reception at the Malibu Rocky Oaks Estate Vineyards in Malibu, Calif. on July 26. This couple got engaged in Malibu and decided to return for their wedding because of the stunning scenery. “We made sure the shuttles took our guests along the Pacific Coast Highway so everyone could see the amazing ocean views along the way,” said Caitlin.

Intimate Malibu Mountaintop Wedding - Max Wanger Photography

Photo by max wanger photography

North Carolina Estate Wedding – Kate and Jordan were married at The Watson House in Emerald Isle, North Carolina on October 18. Some of the flowers in Kate’s bouquet were picked right from gardens at The Watson House!

North Carolina Estate Wedding - Keepsake Memories Photogaphy

Photo by Keepsake Memories Photography

Relaxed Costa Rica Beach Wedding – Abby and Kevin were married at El Mangroove Hotel in Playa Panama, Costa Rica on July 26. Cute and colorful ceramic bird whistles were given out as favors.

Relaxed Costa Rica Beach Wedding - Stories Wedding Photography Costa Rica

Photo by Stories Wedding Photography Costa Rica

Real Weddings From This Week {July 3, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 03, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Exquisite Miami Resort Wedding – Jessica and Dave were married at Trump National Doral Miami in Miami, Fla. on December 13. The ceremony began with bagpipe music!

Exquisite Miami Resort Wedding -Thompson Photography Group

Photo by Thompson Photography Group

Mountainside Colorado Lodge Wedding – Jennifer and Andrew were married at The Lodge & Spa at Cordillera in Edwards, Colo. on July 19. Their reception tables featured pretty details, including lush floral arrangements and peach centerpieces.

Mountaintop Colorado Lodge Wedding - Jamee Photography

Photo by Jamee Photography 

Cheerful Lakeside Alabama Wedding – Lindsey and Austen were married at Guntersville Church of Christ, followed by a reception at the bride’s grandmother’s lakeside home in Guntersville, Ala. on August 16.  “We did a pass in the boat to wave goodbye to all of our friends and family,” Lindsey said. “It is so fun to remember our send-off and all of our guests standing on the seawall and waving eagerly as we left.”

Cheerful Lakeside Alabama Wedding - Caught You on Camera

Photo by Caught You On Camera 

Candid Georgia Cottage Wedding – Kathryn and Patrick were married at The Crane Cottage in Jekyll Island, Ga. on May 2. Trees covered in Spanish Moss created a gorgeous backdrop for the ceremony. “The lush trellises were stunning and so romantic, and since it was a destination that the majority of our friends and family were not aware of, we knew it would be perfect,” Kathryn said.

Candid Georgia Cottage Wedding - Brooke Images

Photo by Brooke Images. A wedding photography company 

Classic California Vineyard Wedding – Hannah and Joe were married at Wente Vineyards in Livermore, Calif. on June 7. One thousand paper cranes decorated the ceremony, and the couple’s Irish wolfhound, O’Reilly, was a big part of the day.

Classic California Vineyard Wedding - Clane Gessel Photography

Photo by Clane Gessel Photography

Real Weddings From This Week {June 26, 2015}

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 26, 2015

In addition, our Real Weddings Editor is also busy featuring cute couples for our photo galleries! Each week, she’ll be sharing her favorite real weddings on Fridays at noon. Check out this roundup below:

Intimate Key West Inn Wedding – Danielle and Brian were married at The Mermaid & The Alligator in Key West, Fla. on August 17. The couple eloped and rented a scooter afterward to sightsee. Plus, take a pit stop for ice cream!

Intimate Key West Inn Wedding - Margeaux Boles Photography

Photo: Margeaux Boles Photography

Outdoor New York Air Force Wedding – Dana and Brendan were married at Brendan’s parents’ house in Boston, N.Y. on September 27. He is an Air Force flight pilot that pulled off an picture-perfect proposal that involved a helicopter high in the sky.

Outdoor New York Air Force Wedding - Michelle Day Photography

Photo: Michelle Day Photography

Sunset California Vineyard Wedding – Diana and Gerry were married at Gainey Vineyard in Santa Ynez, Calif. on August 18. Their first look was inspired by their favorite Disney movie, Up, including a replica of Ellie’s grape soda bottle cap pin.

Sunset California Vineyard Wedding  - Rebecca Yale Photography

Photos (from left to right): Rebecca Yale Photography 

Virginia Shenandoah Woods Wedding – Lindsay and Marty were married at Shenandoah Woods in Stanley, Va. on October 18. “We knew before we started looking at venues that we wanted something outside,” she said. “As soon as we arrived at Shenandoah Woods, we knew it was the one.”

Virginia Shenandoah Woods Wedding - Like A Dream Photography

Photo: Like A Dream Photography

Paper-Inspired Backyard Wedding – Kalithia and Dwight were married at their home in Henderson, N.C. on May 16. Fun fact: The ceremony was held beneath a tree in their front yard!

Paper-Inspired Backyard Wedding - Story & Rhythm

Photo: Story & Rhythm 

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