From Kaitlyn: Zirka and I got married on the first sunny day in a month. It was perfect. To say it was the best day of our lives wouldn’t be saying enough. From the popsicles to the photo booth to the band – everything about our wedding screamed “us”. We did a lot of DIY stuff and had so much fun with the details. We were lucky to have friends and family who were so eager to help with things as well. A dear friend of ours performed the most amazing and personal ceremony and another great friend played the music for it. It was special details like that that we can’t stop smiling about. We had Zirka’s favorite dessert – King of Pops (popsicles), and one of the best bands I have ever heard at a wedding. I may be biased but I don’t think so. Our first dance was to “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”. In true form, Zirka got a little too light on her feet and almost bit the dust at one point. We did some traditional things like bouquet toss and the cutting of the cake, but the focus of the night was on the dance floor. All in all, it was one hell of a party. I keep telling Zirka we should get married more often
Event CreditsAttire: J. CrewCakes and Dessert: King of PopsLocation: Roswell, GeorgiaMusic: Sonic GroovePhotography: Douglas Green PhotographyVenue: Ivy Hall at Roswell Mill
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From Sarah: Meghan and I met in San Antonio, Texas while she was attending flight engineer school for the Air Force. I made fun of her shoes which was my way of “flirting” and never thought she would agree to go out with me after that, here we are almost 2 years later getting married. We chose New York because through out our relationship we went from living in San Antonio, TX to Dover, DE to Little Rock, AR and Shreveport, LA (Military) so our friends and family were scattered. Our wedding was very intimate, reBar was the perfect location, from graffiti to Victorian furniture and not to mention they had an amazing view of The Brooklyn Bridge. They catered the wedding and also had a great pastry chef, we decided to go with a dessert bar instead of a traditional wedding cake. We went with assortment of dessert shooters, cannoli, tarts and the cake pops were probably the best things I’ve ever tasted.
The wedding could not have been any better, specially since the entire thing was planned from a different state.
Photos by Montclair Studio.
Event CreditsFlorist: Alexandra AbuzaLocation: Brooklyn, NYOfficiant: Lynn BourbeauPhotography: Montclair StudioVenue: reBar
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Although it’s not for everyone, there’s just something about putting on a big wedding dress and feeling like a princess. And two princess dresses…
Our story begins before we were even out of elementary school. We aren’t your typical high school sweetheart love story though. Growing up only two years apart through school we weren’t friends but we always knew who each other was. It wasn’t until we were both almost in our 30′s that our paths crossed again. Each of us had our own sweet little girls to raise. Both of us always worrying about making the right choice for our daughters and ourselves.
After a roller coaster of dating off and on for almost a year we both realized that we didn’t feel complete without the other. All of the obstacles that came upon our journey (most of them large) were able to be overcome together, eventually. To clear her head, Stacy would often go to the top of Anderson Butte to get things in perspective. It was hard to not throw in the towel with poor timing. Stacy always knew we were meant to be; Angie took more time to go “all in”. It took ups and downs and lots of flowers sent to Stacy to be able to even get a true chance.
We eventually moved in together and our daughters became full of sisterly arguments and love. Our family has grown so much in one year living together and we couldn’t imagine much more. Once we started talking about forever and the engagements happened, we started planning our wedding on a very small budget using a free photographer and not planning a honeymoon.
After sending out our Save the dates we received an email from the radio station Hot98.9 stating we had been selected in the contest for the Ultimate Dream Wedding valued at $15,000! Now it was up to us, friends & family to get as many votes as possible since the winners were based on which couple had the most votes. After a lot of pleading for votes we had WON! Everything from Catering, Rentals, the DJ, a Limo and much much more. Since we had won we were now able to have a beautiful Wedding, Honeymoon in Mexico and the best photographer two girls could ask for!
Photos by Maria Alexandra Photography in Oregon.
Event CreditsLocation: Central Point Oregon Photography: Maria Alexandra Photography
Event CreditsLocation: Arts District. Downtown L.A.Photography: Jeremy Fraser/LA Exposures
We called it “A Tale of Two Sarahs.” I mean what else could you possibly call a wedding of two English teachers with the same name on the roof of a library?
We wanted this wedding to be about us and the things we loved – books, a marching band, bridesmates of all genders, homemade cupcakes, Chuck Taylors, just to name a few.
We walked down the aisle at the same time (much to the dread of our beloved photographer, Sarah Byrnes) and created a rainbow bouquet as we went, each bridesmate handing us a different color flower as we walked.
We picked poetry (Andrea Gibson and Ani DiFranco) to reflect our personalities. We had a female minister and wrote our own vows. We gave each other rings we had made ourselves with a jeweler in Minneapolis. We even did our recessional to “When I’m 64” played by U of M marching band alumni.
We (along with our bridesmates) made our own invitations, decorations, flowers and everyone at the wedding signed our vows. Our wedding photographer brought her own photo booth that she somehow managed to run while taking the wedding photos. The amazing cupcakes were handmade by a friend of mine from high school.
Everything was so incredible, it couldn’t even be marred by the fact that we ran out of beer and wine an hour before the end. Instead of being bummed, we took the opportunity to take our shuttle, a school bus of course, for a ride around town with our wedding party-a perfect ending to a perfect day.
Event CreditsAttire: Wedding Shoppe/FlutterCakes and Dessert: Paula MusegadesCatering: Classic CateringLocation: Stillwater, MNOther: Rings - Kirk SklarPhotography: Sarah ByrnesVenue: Stillwater Public Library
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From Rebecca: I often teased my family that they loved Jess more than me. I understood though, because she is the most amazing woman I know. So on the day we got married in my father and step-mother’s backyard in upstate New York I reminded them all of this (almost scientifically-proven) fact. My mother looked at me as mothers do when they know they’re right and you are wrong, and said, “Today is not about dividing love, but about multiplying it.”
And then I cried, because she was right. I looked around and saw my beautiful blended family and Jess’s gregarious extended family all sitting together at one long table as if they were one, as if they had always been one big, happy family. That was what our wedding day was about: uniting and multiplying our love as a couple and our love within and between our families.
During the ceremony, Jess and I were married under an arch my father built for us. The flowers were picked and arranged by Jess’s mother and sister. The rings were blessed by each family member, including my 3 month old nephew, before we exchanged them. My sister-in-law played the processional on her violin. This summary and these pictures can only tell a small portion of the story of our wedding. We are truly blessed to have each other and to have such support and love from our families. I hope all couples are able to have what we have.
Photos by CLH Images Photography.
Event CreditsLocation: Delmar, NY, USAOfficiant: Reverand Sue KoehlerPhotography: CLH Images
This is our engagement shoot. It was about 5 degrees out and windy, but we had fun trekking through the snow at a park near our apartment in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Winter is such a romantic time for us and we wanted the peace and beauty of the snow, our wedding will also be in the winter. The shoot was very relaxed and fun as we shivered and smiled. Our close friend took these photos and will be our wedding photographer. We love these photos and can’t wait for our wedding and lives together.
Event CreditsLocation: Grand Forks North Dakota