carrie + bear {aka adam} 4.30.16

this fun & adorable duo was married on a saturday afternoon at valenzano winery. the beautiful bride carrie wore a lace gown and carried wildflowers. her girls wore one shoulder gowns in shades of meadow green and quartz and the boys wore boutonierres made with wine corks. an outdoor ceremony had some great details like wine cork hearts lining the aisle and wine crates holding mason jars of flowers. the cocktail hour was held in 2 spots in the winery, including the barrel room.{super unique}the reception was full of diy details like wine bottles filled with lights, flower jars wrapped in burlap & lace, corks holding place cards and votive candles wrapped in cork. a very memorable toast, some great dancing including a very lively rendition of american pie and paradise by the dashboard light made for such fun shooting! a big congrats to a great couple! xo and lots of love c + a!





































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melissa + ernesto 3.19.16

this beautiful duo were married on a brisk saturday afternoon in march. {i have to take the credit for the cold, their engagement session was one of the coldest and windiest days on record!} melissa & ernesto chose a palette of navy blue and gold with pops of purple throughout their day. the traditional ceremony was followed by a fun reception at the berkeley in asbury park. lots of gold typography and vintage style signage adorned the reception along with photos of the couple and more food than i've ever seen! a unique video of the couple telling the story of their proposal kicked off the party and the dance floor was always full! such a sweet and loving couple, i was so happy to have been a part of their big day! congrats m + e! xoxo

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