A whimsical free-spirited wedding by Lara Hotz


It’s always a treat to feature Lara Hotz on Wedding Party — her couples always have the most unique weddings, and today’s feature is no exception! The bride and groom, Lara and Jarred, were married in a whimsical, free-spirited wedding celebration with tons of offbeat touches like dreamcatchers, lovely lighting and the best dance party ever. Seriously, this couple can really break it down!

From the emotional first look to the last moments of their fun-filled reception, this couple truly celebrated their personalities, relationship, and community with this special wedding day. There’s just too many amazing moments in this wedding to do it justice, so read on (and don’t miss) this whimsical celebration!

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A romantic waterfront wedding by Taryn Baxter Photography


There’s nothing more idyllic than a beautiful, sunlit evening on a waterfront in the summer months — except, of course, if you’re celebrating a stunning wedding at the same time! Jennifer and Micheal took advantage of the gorgeous summer months in British Columbia to celebrate their wedding day, which was complete perfection from start to finish. Taking place at the Poet’s Cove Resort on Pender Island, this romantic waterfront wedding was filled with touches of emerald, a glamorous bride and lots of love and happiness between the couple and their guests!

Jennifer, a graphic designer, even created their invitations and programs — which I have to say is some of the prettiest and most unique wedding paper goods I’ve seen in a while! Read on to see more of the bride’s beautiful wedding day style, their memorable waterfront wedding and stunning photos by Taryn Baxter!

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A charming Sonoma wedding by Brumley and Wells


A wedding is many things — a beginning to a fulfilling marriage, a big party for family and friends, a milestone in life — which is why when a wedding day comes together in an absolutely beautiful way, there’s really nothing better! Today’s charming Sonoma wedding was one such momentous occasion, which celebrated the love of the bride and groom, Grace and Brandon, in a special and intimate way.

Words won’t really do this elegant and sophisticated day justice, so we’ll just hop right into this stunning day, captured by Brumley And Wells, with a few words from the bride!

From The Bride…

“Brandon and I met at our grad school orientation in San Francisco. After a handsome stranger approached me and introduced himself, I nervously bumbled my way through a conversation with him. Luckily, Brandon was swept away by my awkward charm, and I was happy to discover that he was as kind and hilarious as he was good looking. We quickly and easily became friends, and then more than that. We were both pursuing Masters degrees in Sport Management and, as avid sports fans, many of our relationship milestones occurred on the hallowed grounds of Bay Area sports venues: our first time hanging out outside of class; our first date; the night we became official. And then, after celebrating our first dating anniversary at the ballpark, Brandon proposed to me as post-game fireworks exploded in the background.”

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A sweet southern chapel wedding by Southern Jewel Photography


Today’s celebration is a beautiful, classic wedding day that reminds us what weddings are all about — the marriage of two people! Ellis and Heath’s sweet southern chapel wedding was intimate and down to earth. Captured beautifully by Southern Jewel Photography, it’s clear that these two are over the moon about marrying each other! Some words from the photographer…

“This wedding day couldn’t have been more perfect! The sun was shining, the temperature was great (considering it’s May in South Carolina!), and there was a breeze that was swift enough to cool us off when it did get warm. Heath and Ellis chose the beautiful back drop of Collins Ole Towne in Central, SC for their wedding day.

From their first look to the sweet words during the ceremony, Heath and Ellis’s love radiated throughout the day.

Read on for more beautiful southern wedding inspiration!

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