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A few tears may have slid down my cheek this morning as I edited this little sneak peek.  There is just so much joy in these photos.  You can really feel it.  So many tender relationships and so much care for one another.  This was a really special day to be a part of, and there were so many beautiful moments to capture.   Our beautiful bride Kayley and her handsome groom Nick chose a color scheme of Hunter Green and Ivory, with gold accents – simply perfect for their early February wedding day.  Kayley and Nick describe themselves as sentimental and emotional, and that was evident in all the lovely details and special moments they provided and designed into their wedding day.  Guests were greeted with hot apple cider and a fun photo station where they could take a polaroid picture and make a scrapbook page.  The cozy indoor ceremony started with each bridesmaid entering and placing a single rose into a vase at the altar.  Each rose had a name attached to it, honoring loved ones who were celebrating with us in spirit.  Kayley carried a special silver rose in her bouquet in honor of her mother.  And she had a very sweet message embroidered onto her dad’s tie, which he proudly wore as he escorted his daughter down the aisle.  Prior to the ceremony, Kayley did a fun “first look” with her bridesmaids, and also her dad.  And then Kayley and Nick read love letters to one another in private, from either side of the dressing suite door (Nick wouldn’t see Kayley until she made her way down the aisle to him!).  A beautiful ceremony with personal vows, was followed by a lively cocktail hour, chilly but fun photos on the grounds, and then a tasty dinner, dancing and cake!  The night was capped off with a sparkler send off, before guests headed to the after party.  It was the most wonderful day to witness, and I am so excited to share this special sneak peek…

Kayley’s “First Look” with her bridesmaids – I just love their expressions!

Congratulations to the happy couple!

-xoxo Heather

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