I am super excited to share a special wedding that Sean and I photographed this spring. Kristen and Michael were married March 30 at Shell Island Resort in Wrightsville, NC. Tucked away on the northern end of Shell Island, the area offers beautiful windswept beaches, dunes and amazing sunsets over the marsh. It was a blustery spring day…but no one noticed, since the warmth and love Kristen and Michael have for each other and their loved ones filled the air. Here are some highlights from this fabulously fun wedding day!
Kristen’s delicate and intricate lace dress was from Maggi Bridal in Raleigh, NC.
Hair & Makeup provided by Kristen’s friend, Lauren, a hairstylist and makeup artist in Garner, NC.
Dad’s first time seeing his little girl on her wedding day…
Loved listening to the unique ceremony music provided by family members Erin and Skip.
Ukuleles by the ocean, you can’t ask for anything more perfect for a beach ceremony.
Enjoyed meeting and working with Pastor Skip Corbett of Weddings of Topsail.
Michael and Kristen led their wedding party and guests towards the water’s edge for a seashell ceremony–shells are tossed into the water along with wishes and blessings for the newly weds.
Wendy Wright with A Beautiful Event provided the gorgeous flowers.
Imaginary Cakes in Wilmington, NC created this beautiful (and delicious!) cake.
Kristen and Michael did a splendid job creating the table centerpieces.
Loved the different textures and colors. My fave—the button flowers!
Have you seen cuter guest favors? A friend of the bride’s, Julie, made these yummy
State Cookie Favors. We made sure to sample them; 5 stars!
Michael’s best man, surprised the newly weds with a very special German toast involving a Nuernberg Wedding Cup …
Here’s to a marriage full of love and good luck!
Special delivery for these two cuties: a spectacular sunset!
DJ Ryan Pflumm with Spin (Raleigh, NC) had everyone on the dance floor!!
Congratulations to Kristen and Michael!! Thank you for having us as part of your wedding day!