Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Ali and Shane: Merrimon-Wynne

You all - this wedding. Let me just tell you that it was literally the perfect day and one of the most gorgeous weddings! I am getting ahead of myself - I am just that excited! 

The whole team got the opportunity to meet Ali and her mom last fall. We chatted over coffee at Panera, lamented over being a teacher, and really hit it off. We met them early on in their planning process and they had not nailed down a venue. A few months later they had picked the gorgeous Merrimon-Wynne in downtown Raleigh. We met a few more times throughout the year to hammer out the details and every meeting was just so enjoyable. Ali and her mom were SO organized and every detail planned down to the T! 

They really wanted to get married in the church, but the church was not available on their wedding say, so they had a very private, intimate, family only ceremony hours before the rehearsal at the Merrimon-Wynne. Shane (the groom) was so smitten when I saw them on Friday and with big, happy, eyes - he said - "I'm married!" He was just so excited to be married to his bride. It kind of made my heart melt just a little :)

With out gushing any further - here is some snapshots from the very talented Anderson Shore of their gorgeous day!

Who says wedding shoes have to be uncomfortable?

Custom Bridesmaids wine glasses for getting ready

This dress was nothing short of amazing

They got all their Bridesmaids AND vendors custom bags. I tote mine around all the time! 

Love this!

The Jewelry

The boys had a fun little box to open filled with cigars and the makings for a jack and coke

Love this invite! It matched their decor perfectly. 

Bouquet from the florist at Catering works!

All the girls

Such a sweet moment

What a beautiful bride!

I love this detail shot!

Just stunning

Ali and her maids

So cute

The boys

This pretty much sums them up!



Just Cheesin' away

First look

Could they be anymore excited?!?



This shot = amazing!



Such a fun group!

One of my favorite altars. Ali found this at the flea market and knew it would be the perfect back drop! 

Calligraphy by Carrie did a great job on all the signage!




Beautiful day, beautiful setting

Love this pic of the two of them! 

Centerpieces!

Cupcakes with a cake topper to cut!

Doughnut favors - everyone was so ecstatic to see these!



Get it Ali!

Perfect end to a great night! 
Thank you so much Ali and Shane for choosing us to share in your perfect day! We are so happy for you both!

Their lovely vendors:
Venue: Merrimon-Wynne House
Coordinator: Dana with C and D Events
Photographer: Anderson Shore Photography
Florist: Catering Works Florals
Caterer and Cake: Catering Works
Videographer: Three little birds studio
Signage: Calligraphy by Carrie
DJ: Bill Baucom

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