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A Gorgeous Wrightsville Manor Wedding | Peyton + Ryan

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Whether you’re a North Carolina bride planning your wedding or just looking for amazing details, this wedding will inspire you! Our featured couple was married at the Wrightsville Manor in Wilmington. Their May wedding had a shabby chic theme with rustic details. Some of those details that will catch your eye include their invitations, mason jar glasses, a head table sign, their use of burlap, and the beautiful flowers. Their special day was captured by Wilmington’s best wedding photographer, Eric Boneske Photography. See this gorgeous wedding and read what the bride had to say…

A Stunning San Francisco Wedding Film: Kelly + Dan

Just when we think we’ve seen all the best wedding films, we see another. Kelly and Dan’s stunning San Francisco wedding film is it! There’s plenty of beautiful emotional moments in this film captured by Wilson from Baby Blue Film. Wilson tells us, “A quintessential Bay Area wedding at beautiful Cavallo Point in Sausalito with a sweeping view of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco city landscape. Dan & Kelly’s love is evident with every glance and embrace while celebrated by their friends and family with an epic dance party to finish off the festivities.” Watch the entire film, you’ll really love it!

A Wilmington Beach Engagement Session: Amanda + Tanner

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Amanda and Tanner are tying the knot this weekend, so we thought you’d love to see their Wilmington beach engagement session! Their story along with beautiful photographs by Chris Lang Photography will bring a warm smile to your face. Amanda tells us, “Tanner and I met three and half years ago when I was completing my student teaching. I was interning with the fifth grade team, the same team Tanner’s mom (Dee) taught on. At the time Tanner was in the Air Force and stationed in Charleston, SC. One Friday afternoon in February, I was checking folders in Dee’s classroom. Tanner was coming home for the weekend to see his family. When he got into town he decided to go surprise his mom at school. When Tanner walked into the classroom we instantly had a connection. Tanner brought his guitar with him and sang for the class…. and I stopped checking folders. That afternoon Tanner got my number from his mom and asked me to have coffee with him that weekend. We went to Port City Java on Sunday and sat and talked for hours, it felt like we had known each other our whole life. After that, we spent almost every weekend together either in Wilmington or Charleston. Eventually Tanner moved back home to Wilmington and we dated for 3 years before he finally popped the question!”

Venue Spotlight – Sacramento Weddings at The Ridge

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Planning your wedding near Sacramento, California? Then you’ll definitely want to check out our venue spotlight featuring The Ridge! The Ridge Golf Course & Events Center is a spectacular venue located in Auburn. Part of what makes the venue so unique is it’s setting. Just picture your wedding ceremony amid lavish greens, rolling hills, and under cascading oak trees. Sounds perfect, right? We’ve gathered some great photographs and even a video that’ll show you just how breathtaking your wedding at The Ridge could be…

Watch Olivia + Joseph’s Magical Rustic Ranch Wedding Film

WOW! This weekend we’re bringing you Olivia and Joseph’s magical rustic ranch wedding film. You’re sure to love it. Their wedding this past summer has some great handmade details like chalkboard signs, shotgun boutineers, handmade jams for wedding favors, and lots more. But before you watch it, let’s hear from their videographer, Wilson at Baby Blue Film. Wilson tells us, “Watch this hummingbird inspired love story filmed on a private ranch in Arbuckle, CA. Olivia and Joseph celebrated their wedding day with a genuinely sweet country vibe and tons of backyard charm. This delightful couple stayed true to themselves and kicked off their epic day with a fun filled celebration including handmade decor, miniature horses, a barbecue menu, homemade pepper jam, friends and family, a yellow moon, and a raging bonfire.

Holly + Mike’s Independence Oaks Engagement Session

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Two of our best friends, Holly + Mike, are getting married this November! They sought our help in planning their wedding and we couldn’t be more excited for them. That’s why we’re featuring their Independence Oaks engagement session today. Independence Oaks park is a beautiful setting in Clarkston, Michigan for taking photographs as it’s filled with great walking trails, shady trees, and a lake. On a recent summer evening just before dusk they met with Mark from You Bet I Do Photography. Once at the park, they strolled along the walking path and stopped at the lake for Mark to capture a few photographs. Holly and Mike chatted, laughed, and just had fun throughout the rest of their e-session. When you look at their photographs it’s easy to see their love for one another and the special connection that they share. See the photographs, find out how they met, and hear how Mike proposed…

Danielle + Mark’s Colorado Mountains Engagement Session

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Colorado’s mountains offer some of the most breathtaking landscape this country has to offer. So why not have your engagement photos taken there? Our featured couple Danielle and Mark did exactly that. Their Colorado Mountains engagement session was captured by Emmy from Searching for the Light Photography. Emmy tells us, “Danielle & Mark contacted me saying they would be in Colorado and wanted to take their engagement photos up in the mountains in between their ski adventures. While they didn’t want photos actually skiing they wanted to capture the beauty that is out here, I mean who wouldn’t! After too many emails and a million hoops to jump through with photo permits we finally decided…