a pennsylvania garden wedding

who doesn't love to see some good ole wedding pics? if you don't, i suggest you skip this....because it's a major wedding overload.

my sister-in-law, christy, is marrriiiieeeddd! (you can read about the bachelorette party here.) i was waiting for her professional pictures to come back before posting about the amazing wedding, because i was too busy having fun/matron-of-honoring it up to really take any pictures.

shawn, of vela visuals, creatively captured christy's well-thought-out wedding details and her worshipful ceremony, and here they are (along with the very obviously unprofessional picture at the end of the post).

like her venue and live in the philadelphia area? check out morris arboretum!





july may be hot and potentially sweaty (on the dance floor), but so many flowers are in bloom and everything's so green! this 6pm wedding was perfect for pictures just before sunset and cooler summer temps. 


bridal beauty, in all of her sunshiney glory.  

 
my husband and i in the golf cart on the way to the next wedding party photo location. he was an usher with christy's other brother. doesn't my husband look dashing in that vest? :)

co-matrons of honor and our husbands. {also that slight gap between me and amber is perfect if they want to crop me and devin out haha}


i just love christy's details--her cards bunting banner, and the guestbook idea tree that the groom's grandfather drew himself so the guests could stamp and sign their thumbprints!

if you had to choose, would you do an outdoor wedding or indoor wedding? 

14 comments :

  1. These are such gorgeous photos! I'll definitely have to check out the arboretum!

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  2. i love the guest book & the bike with the programs in it! such a cute wedding! :)

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  3. What a gorgeous wedding! I always wanted to get married outdoors, but ended up going for indoors in the dead of the Canadian winter.

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  4. What a beautiful wedding! The light and colors were absolutely perfect. Thanks for sharing!

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  5. That is so cool - leaving your thumbprint! How original :-) Thanks for sharing these beautiful pics, I love weddings and outdoor weddings are simply beautiful - we just can't count on them here in the UK though!

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  6. you really should! it'd also be the perfect spot for a date or for a little bloggy photo shoot :)

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  7. wasn't that the best? i've got such a creative sister.

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  8. it's crazy how months of planning comes together so well in the end!

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  9. haha sounds like inside was the best choice then ;) are your wedding pics on your blog? i'm sure a canadian winter wedding was gorgeous!!!

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  10. thanks for stopping by! and despite a cloudy morning, the sun shone through in the evening.

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  11. we almost can't count on them here, either...i went to another wedding in july where it POURED all morning, but then the sun came out and dried almost everything out.

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  12. Gorgeous photos! I love weddings SO much :) I definitely choose outdoor weddings everytime, but that's because I'm a photographer and love outdoor photos so much more!

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  13. I shoulda known you're a photographer, bc your blog pics are so professional! And I hadn't even considered outdoor weddings as a thing until my husband suggested it for ours.

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  14. Wow, what a beautiful setting for a wedding and I love the choice of flowers for the bouquet!

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