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Breathtaking Crystal Coast Wedding: Mara + Will Married!

by Andrew Arendoski

WOW! Mara and Will’s Crystal Coast wedding is a must see. Their wedding in Morehead City, North Carolina started with the couple getting ready. Will and groomsmen had these awesome skull and crossbones bow ties. Mara and her bridesmaids had these sweet custom robes. After getting ready everyone headed over to the Ann Street United Methodist Church. Mara’s father walked her down the aisle as Will excitedly looked on. After saying “I Do”, Mara and Will took time have some amazing photographs taken by Ellen from Ellen LeRoy Photography. Mara tells us, “We chose Morehead City for our wedding location because the area holds a lot of significance to our relationship. Will grew up spending every summer there with his family. And throughout our time dating, we would travel to Morehead for beach getaways. This was where i got to know & love Will and his family. When the time finally came, Will proposed on Shackleford Banks; just a small boat ride from Morehead. When planning our wedding, we wanted to highlight our favorite locations in and around Morehead — The NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (Rehearsal Dinner), Ann Street United Methodist Church in Beaufort, NC (Wedding Ceremony), and Will’s Family Estate located on Bogue Sound waterfront in Morehead City, NC (Wedding Reception). The reception location was by far the most special as it was Will’s family vacation home for generations.” See all the photos…

North Carolina Crystal Coast Wedding

grooms skull and crossbones bow tie in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groom getting ready in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

grooms cuff links in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

grooms sunglasses reflection in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groom and groomsmen walking in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groom and groomsmen posed photo off the water in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groom and groomsmen jump in this fun photograph in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

chalkboard chapel wedding sign in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married

bride getting ready in mirror in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride putting on earrings in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bridal sash with rhinestones in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bridal party robes in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride's glittery heels in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

dom perignon in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride's wedding dress in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married

bride getting ready in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bridal party suite in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

church in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groomsmen on bus in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

ceremony programs in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride getting on bus in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride's glittery heels in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride walking into church in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and father in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

Ann St. Methodist Church in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom at church alter in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom walk up church aisle in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom walking out of church married in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

fun bridal party photograph in front of church in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

wedding reception table decorations in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

silver wedding reception table decorations in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

outdoor wedding reception tent in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

macaroon wedding favors in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

wedding pillows in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

reception appetizers in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

outdoor reception in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride's bouquet and kiss with groom in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bridal party photograph in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom kiss in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom enter reception in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom's first dance in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

groom twirls bride in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom dance in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom sit at reception in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

wedding cake in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

wedding cake photograph in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

custom wedding matchbooks in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

outdoor lighting at reception in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom cut the cake in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

fireworks over the water in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

custom m&m's in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

reception table with candy and photos in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

wedding macaroon favors in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

sparkler sendoff in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom photographed at night in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

bride and groom leave wedding on boat at night in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

boat send off in this Crystal Coast Wedding | North Carolina wedding photographed by Ellen LeRoy Photography - https://emmalinebride.com/real-weddings/breathtaking-crystal-coast-wedding-mara-will-married/

Additional Wedding Vendors + Information:
Ceremony – Ann St. Methodist Church
Catering – Floyds 1921
Flowers – Crystal Coast Tent and Event Rentals
Cake – Delicate Delights
DJ – CK Entertainment
Wedding Music – Crystal Coast Quartet
Transportation – The Mullet Line Trolleys
Limousine/Bus – Diamond Limousine
Spray – Mosquito Squad
Hair/Makeup – Salon 101
Rental(Tent/Tables/Linens, etc) – Island Essentials
Rental Houses – Beaufort Realty
Wedding Coordinating – Total Package Events
Wedding Dress – Hayley Paige
House was Will’s Grandmom’s (Granny) house/back yard.
The cake topper (two crystal birds) were from our Grandmother’s crystal collection.
The weekend of the wedding was also Mara’s birthday and Will graduated from Med School earlier that week.
Their hashtag was #WillYouMaraMe.

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