Wistful Wedding at the University & Whist Club

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Sometimes a photographer catches moments that just makes your heart explode with emotion. The photos of Jillian’s and Brandon’s wedding by Kelly Phillips Photography tell a beautiful love story not only between bride and groom, but also of an incredible family celebrating this beautiful day and supporting a bride whose father is definitely there in spirit but not there to hold the hand of his little girl as she walks down the aisle.

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Breathtakingly Elegant Delaware Barn Wedding. Photos by Linton Photography

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Start your last weekday with a soothing Morning Cup of Wedding (or champagne). Linton Photography captured some breathtaking photos at the lovely and rustic Thousand Acre Farm, LLC. -Barn Weddings. The whole theme of this wedding is so refreshing and clean! I love the warmth of the barn venue combined with the serene ceremony by the water. To learn more about Linton Photography, click the link HERE.

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Outdoor Wedding Summer Fields and Butterfly Kisses – Photography by Foschi

Sit back this morning and take a breather with this Morning Cup of Wedding. The late Summer weather is pleasant and Photography by Foschi has provided a perfect ambiance to help breath it in. Romantic fields, rustic barns, and a pop of color are just the things to say hello to the approaching new season. To learn more about Foschi Photography, click here

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“Little girl, little boy

If love has a way
Fill their fields with laughter
And scatter the sun on their day
And if it should happen to rain
Make their raindrops kisses
Straight from heaven above
That touch their hands and faces
And that fill them with love
And make the moon reflect their smiles
And their stars plenty
And, above all, keep them together
And hold them as you may
Forever and ever
Until their last day.”
Laura Miller, My Butterfly

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Seven Summer Wedding Ideas to Keep Your Guest Cool

Summer weddings are all about being outdoors and enjoying the beautiful sunny weather.  However, when temperatures rise too high wedding guests start to become antsy and annoyed.  In order for you to have your picture perfect wedding and also keep your wedding guests happy and feeling fabulous, we’ve compiled a list of must have items to provide relief against the sun!  Not only will your guests thank you later, but you’ll also be able to enjoy yourself as a couple, knowing that your guests are relaxed, refreshed, and comfortable.

1.) Sunglasses: You don’t want your guests squinting while you walk down the aisle in/ your gorgeous gown, so keep sunglasses for them to wear while outdoors.  You’ll be surprised to find how many people forget to bring shades to an outdoor wedding.  Not to mention, they’re also great photo booth props!

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2.) Parasols: These are great stylish and useful accessories to keep for any outdoor wedding.  They will keep away the sun, and will look great in pictures as well!  If you want to get fancy, you can choose different colors or prints to match your decor.

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3.) Flip-Flops: Whether you’re having your wedding on the beach, or just want your guests to be comfortable on the dance floor, having flip-flops is a great idea!  You can keep them in a basket or box with a personalized title like the one below.

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4.) Personal Fan: Keep hand-held fans on each chair.  Fans can also double up as your wedding program, which all your guests can keep as a personal memento after the wedding!

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5.) Wet towels & Fresh spray:  No one wants to feel stinky and sweaty at a wedding, especially since everyone will be dressed in their best outfits.  Having cool towelettes and fresh cucumber and lavender spray is another excellent way to make sure your guests stay cool and refreshed at your wedding!

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6.) Cold Refreshments: Keep cold water bottles and lemonade in ice buckets, so guests can get hydrated before sitting in the scorching sun for the ceremony.  You can also personalize each bottle with a message.

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7.) Sunscreen and Bug spray: With hot weather comes those annoying buzzing bugs.  Be prepared by keeping a bug spray and sunscreen station for your guests to go and apply some much-needed SPF!  Opt for cream instead of spray, so guests don’t accidentally spray the food or their eyes. 

bug spray and suncreen for wedding bug spray station at wedding summer wedding ideas wedding party blogRemember to remind your guests that your wedding will be outdoors, so they can dress accordingly. Try and keep a shaded spot where people can mingle and catch a cool breeze, and stay away from metal chairs.  This might seem pretty obvious, but sometimes we forget the minor details when planning.  All in all, enjoy yourself and everything else will fall into place!