Real Weddings


Gorgeous Garden Wedding in San Diego

by HannahN

Scott & Stephanie met on dating website and quickly fell in love. They were wed in the historic Thursday Club in San Diego, in a beautifully lush garden ceremony surrounded by friends and family. Their special day incorporated a modern gray and yellow color scheme in details from the bridesmaid and groomsmen attire to the reception decor. The addition to yellow billy balls in the white floral arrangements also adds a modern touch to the decor. We also love how the couple used...

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Totally Cool Eco-Friendly and Vintage Inspired Real Wedding

by HannahN

The new Mr. and Mrs. Taylor were married in Jamaica Estates, Queens NY with a fun travel themed, eco-friendly wedding. Mia and Neil were living in two different states, so for their wedding they chose the travel theme to showcase that love really does conquer all! The groom created a sweet surprise for the bride with the creative and fun DIY signs. Since the two are marathon runners, he especially wanted to have the "Finish Line" sign that they walked through during the reception,...

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Outdoor Orchard Wedding with Amazing DIY Details

by HannahN

Ashley and Corey's orchard wedding is full to the brim of fun DIY details that are perfect for outdoor weddings! They have an interesting combo of rustic elements and more playful and modern touches that blend really well together and display the bride and groom's personalities. I absolutely adore the unique carved tree trunks that they use as centerpieces and signage and the amazing horse drawn carriages that they used for their entrances and exits! Their fun dessert table contains...

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Lovely Luxurious Outdoor Wedding

by HannahN

Helan and Jamie's white wedding was the epitome of luxury and elegance. The venue where they held their ceremony and reception is so stunning, and the white fabric draping across the pillars lining the aisle is so classic and beautiful. We love the soft look of the white bouquets accented by roses of the palest pink and the bridesmaids' modern off-white dresses. This bride sure is not afraid of bling! She was decked out head to toe in swoon worthy shine, and gleaming crystals accented...

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Sweet Autumn Elopement Unites a New Family

by HannahN

Sarah, Daniel, Sarah's daughter Bailey, and their adorable dog Kenzie traveled from Indiana to the mountains of Western North Carolina for this intimate elopement. Not only did Daniel create vows for his new bride, but also to her daughter promising to be there for her. The sweet photos from this beautiful moment capture how emotional this was for Daniel, and how much the ceremony meant for bringing their family together. After leaving the wooded ceremony site of Timberwolf Creek, the...

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Intimate New Year’s Eve Wedding

by HannahN

Jenny and Craig love New Year's Eve, so it was only fitting that they would have their wedding on the most party-rific day of the year! A tasteful dinner reception for under 40 guests at Mistral Bistro, a favorite Boston restaurant of many local celebs and athletes, created an intimate feel for the ceremony and reception. The food, atmosphere and gold personalized DIY details made for the most wonderful NYE soiree. The backdrop of the Boston skyline, Jenny and Criag’s great...

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Modern and Luxurious Urban Wedding

by HannahN

Deyonne and Dorian's urban wedding is beautifully luxurious with gorgeous style. They managed to update timeless elements such as red roses and a classic white wedding cake to have a more modern flair by incorporating them alongside contemporary trends such as bright yellow billy balls, mirrored vases, and cupcakes. The floating candels as centerpieces and red and silver color scheme help give the very modern venue a more romantic feel. Overall, this real couple totally embody a cool...

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Beautiful Budget Wedding with DIY Details

by HannahN

This absolutely beautiful real wedding proves that being on a budget does not mean that your wedding will lack elegance and style! The ceremony and reception are full of DIY details that made this wedding special. Purchasing a Jenga set and having guests sign the pieces is a low-cost but memorable way to create a unique and fun guest book that you can use again and again well into the future, and inexpensive burlap is an awesome material that was used to make adorable signage AND the...

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Foodie Wedding in the Countryside

by HannahN

Andy and Madeleine are both foodies and wanted their wedding to be an all around great party with good music, good wine and craft beer, and most importantly, good, local and sustainable food. The goal was for their guests to feel like they were at a classy dinner party, not your usual wedding. Andy and Madeleine wanted the venue to be intimate and natural, and went for a rustic “classic country” theme with minimal flowers and decorations to let the natural beauty of the venue and...

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Urban Engagement Session Inspiration

by HannahN

This outdoor engagement shoot encompasses a totally urban and modern feel while also embracing a park-like and casual setting. Sheyla and Brian's love for one another and for their city shines through this beautiful session, which captured both the natural and man-made beauty of downtown Atlanta. The end of the session took place at sunset, which allowed for spectacular shots of the two juxtaposed against the city skyline, and for a fun shot of the two holding the sun captive between...

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Inviting Key Largo Wedding

by HannahN

Jessica and Matt chose a tranquil setting for their ceremony and then rocked that peaceful little key to the ground. Jessica incorporated some beautiful and thoughtful details into her destination wedding such as wearing her mother's veil and and pinning her grandmother's heirloom broach to her bouquet, which was also worn by her mother and all of her aunts. The two created a very open and inviting environment so as to ensure that each person had a great time. The bride and groom...

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Traditional Mexican Real Wedding

by HannahN

Stephanie and Juan had a really fun Mexican wedding complete with a low rider Lincoln Continental getaway car, traditional Mexican folk dancers, and a Mariachi band. Their big day took place on beautiful Treasure Island, with gorgeous views of San Francisco in the background. The Catholic ceremony was held in a charming chapel, with lush white flowers and candles as decor. Stephanie wore a stunning lace gown with full sleeves, with an incredible trailiing lace-trimmed veil. Comment...

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A Special DIY Real Wedding at Anvil Ranch

by HannahN

Reading the story behind Isabel and Joe's wedding is guaranteed to make you smile! The two were married at Anvil Ranch north of San Francisco, which is a special place with a lot of family history - Isabel's great uncle was the care taker of the ranch in the 60's through the 80's. They also incorprated a lot of DIY projects that involved the participation of many of the guests. A lot of guests gathered flowers, and everything was foraged from peoples' farms or the road side. Isabel's...

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Heavenly Hawaiian Real Wedding

by HannahN

James and Lauren said their I do’s on a bright, sunny day overlooking the ocean at Merriman’s Restaurant in Kapalua. They were surrounded by vibrant flowers and their loving family and friends as they said their vows beneath a gorgeous arbor draped with fabric and flowers hanging in round glass votives. This beautiful destination wedding has some of the most beautiful wedding photgraphy that I have ever seen. The couple shares several sweet kisses in front of stunning ocean views,...

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Divine Real Wedding Brings Two Cultures Together

by HannahN

Bhavana and Will's glamorous wedding is an example of more than just two families coming together as one - it combines the rich cultural elements of two parts of the world in one stunning celebration that exudes luxury. The South Asian bride donned two different gowns: one Western ballgown with pretty lace sleeves, and another gorgeous pink South Asian-inspired dress decked out with gold embellishments and bling. Her groom joined in honoring her culture with a traditional red turban....

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Yellow and Grey Fall Wedding in California

by Azure

  Featured fall wedding by Jennifer Eileen Photography   Nicole and James tied the knot on September 17th, 2011 in Sanger, CA. The couple's unique wedding style developed as they began the wedding planning process, and an outdoor wedding venue and rustic chic feel was very important to them. The groom loves modern and the bride adores rustic, so they fused their two loves to create this gorgeous modern rustic wedding vibe.   The yellow and grey wedding color...

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Fun and Colorful Beatles-Inspired Real Wedding

by HannahN

Lein and Rodrigues' wedding was inspired by the colorful and playful nature of the Beatles Love Show, since the show embodied what they wanted to feel like on their big day. They chose Linden Place in Bristol Rhode Island as their ceremony venue for its simple beauty and aged character. For wedding colors they went with black with pops of several bright colors, again inspired by the vivid colors of The Beatles albums. Lein wore a stunning Allure gown with a ruffled train that she had...

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Whimsical Garden Wedding

by HannahN

Dave and Erin had a whimsical ceremony in the middle of the redwood forest at UC Berkeley's botanical garden. The ceremony was followed by a ballroom reception at Bancroft Hotel in Berkely and was filled with gorgeous DIY details from the graphic designer and House of Blues creative director bride! Glamour met romance when the bride's dress was created just for her by renowned designer, Tadashi Shoji. Erin fell in love with one of their sexy, plunging neckline gowns, but they only...

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Charming Outdoor Real Wedding in the Fall

by HannahN

The only thing sweeter than Chris and Tabitha's outdoor autumn wedding is their love story. After Tabitha's husband passed away, Chris, who was in the army with her late husband, would come by and check on her and her girls. After several months of this happening, Tabitha plucked up enough courage to ask Chris out and they started dating. Fast forward a few years, and the couple were wed on a beautiful fall day at Front Porch Farms. They had a very down to earth reception with gingham...

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Fun and Fabulous Boca Raton Wedding

by HannahN

Ashley and Misha's Boca Beach Club wedding is a beautiful mixture of glamour and fun, with bold colors and dramatic features that dazzle. Pinks and purples adorn everything from flowers to Ashley's stunning rings, and the lovely couple uses bold backdrops to create contemporary photos that display their playful personalities. From the beautiful ceremony venue with a view of the water to the sophisticated reception, this gorgeous wedding is sure to impress. Browse the photos of the...

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Casual Vintage Wedding at a Rustic Barn Venue

by Azure

  Real wedding by Matthew Morgan Photography     Andy and Mercedes tied the knot at a rustic barn by the sea in Cayucos, California.  The gorgeous wedding venue, the Cayuos Creek Barn, was picture perfect for their low-key, vintage-inspired I Do's!   Mercedes wore a simple below-the-knee v-neck wedding dress, with embellished ballet flats and a vintage wedding hat and blusher.  Her handsome groom donned a fabulous charcoal grey suit and yellow polka...

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Swoon-Worthy California Wedding with a Vintage Travel Theme

by Azure

West Coast Wedding by Stephanie Williams Photography Maya and Joe's vintage-inspired California wedding was beyond words! And the wedding ceremony and reception details were so out-of-this-world, they'll inspire future nearlyweds' I Do's for years to come! The couple tied the knot in the courtyard of the Hyatt Valencia in Valencia, CA, and thanks to wedding planner East West Event Production, the day ran flawlessly. They chose an elegant wedding color palette of ivory, blush and...

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Unbelievable Urban Real Wedding

by Claire

Lisa and Shawn's foodie-focused wedding in Toronto has to be one of my favorite urban Real Weddings to date. With a small gathering of their closest family and friends, the couple celebrated their union in the chic Temple Kitchen restaurant where both the ceremony and reception was held. Although the decor was simple and sweet, the food was to die for with cheese plates, steak, ahi tuna samplers and more. Plus, Lisa was drop dead gorgeous in a lace a-line gown and a beautiful pearl...

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A Classic Wedding on the Beaches of Turks and Caicos

by Claire

Whitney and Daniel's white wedding in Turks and Caicos was an elegant, beautiful affair. Instead of choosing a wedding color, the couple decided to go for a "white on white" look and use textures to add style and intrigue to the day. Whitney's shoes, bouquet and dress align with the white theme perfectly to create a simple yet stunning look. Daniel's grey suit and the accents of navy throughout the day added a touch of color that was perfect for the overcast celebration. Our favorite...

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