Rebecca and Scott had a lot of plans for their wedding day. A global pandemic hit, so they stuck to the traditions they held dear and basically had fun with everything else. They made the mix of tradition and fun, something unexpectedly perfectly them.
The day was filled with the traditions of family, friends, and all of the weddings that made up their history.
A team of bridesmaids to help carry the day to perfection.
A group of men supporting and encouraging.
They decided to hold to the tradition of not seeing each other before the ceremony, but they did opt to play around with that tradition.
The ceremony was perfectly beautiful and filled with smiles and a few tears of joy.
After the ceremony, the guests arrived and the celebrating began.
The entire wedding party was up to having fun and looking fantastic!
Rebecca and Scott were truly filled with joy.
They also came prepared with their pandemic protection.
And there was a father/father-in-law to look over the day in a very fun way.
So many weddings that had been planned for the summer of 2020 were different. The wedding of Rebecca and Scott was no exception. It was not what they had planned, but in many ways, it turned out better. They have love. And they have the deep love of family and friends. Really, what else does there ever need to be?
I will start their story with the start of their day. Details. Perfect details.
The dress was dreamy with white lace on top of champagne.
The shoes were solid just like both Rebecca and Scott are. Also with a glittery and clear fun side.
In certain light, they look like they have fire inside.
Shoes. So many fun shoes.
Beautiful flowers wrapped in the handkerchief once held by a grandmother. Something special. Something blue.
Rebecca and Scott started the day getting ready in the quiet of the morning.
Loved ones looked on and helped out.
Anyone watching throughout the morning would have known how important this one moment was to this very proud father as he looked at his little girl all grown up and ready to fly into the arms of her future.
Huge amounts of love to the family and to the Lawton Heritage Community Center for bending the day in incredible ways to somehow fit perfectly within the safety parameters of a global pandemic and still manage to create the most amazingly perfect wedding.
More images of this fantastic day are on the way soon.
Many wedding days start out at home with brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen, hair and makeup experts, and a few important people.
Many times, the wedding party continues on to a wonderful venue. But these are different times and this bride and groom were able to flex their plans, filling their special day with the warmth of very close family and friends in their own home and back yard.
With a bit of planning, this turned out exactly perfect. Because of the change in location, their special guests included a couple of tie-wearing, handsome family members who would not otherwise have been able to see their people exchange vows.
What they love was present in the planned details as well as the unplanned.
Getting ready didn’t include travel for this wonderful couple and there was no problem with forgetting to bring something important along.
Another benefit is the many opportunities for this fair-haired guy to sneak into a photo or two.
The day didn’t feel rushed. It was beautiful with all of the details. It was comfortable like home is. It was perfection.
This is just a peek for Mary and Coley. We’re starting at the beginning of this fabulous day while the rest of the edits and organizing of images are completed.
The wedding of Nicole and Ben was held at a private residence. It was a place some call home. What was remarkable about this day was the tremendous amount of thought and detail and love that went into everything needed for the day to be spectacular and for guests to feel that comfort of home.
It was truly beautiful!
Here are some images from those quiet, calm hours that happened before the wedding began.
It was without question, a beautiful ceremony. I cannot wait to share the rest of the wedding day very soon.
This story is about the beginning of forever for the lovely Maddie and Michael. It took place on a warm end-of-summer day with the hints of fall already in the air and it began with the quiet getting ready moments and details.
Shoes and Flowers and a beautiful dress.
Rings to wrap around fingers.
Maddie – such a beautiful bride!
She started her day surrounded by so many important people.