Y’all get ready because I have a packed July this year!!! First up is Kayla and Justin’s gorgeous Cornealius Properties wedding. Kayla and Justin have known each other since 5th grade and now are stationed in Washington State. While I didn’t get a chance to hang out with Jason prior to the wedding day, we jumped right in like we’ve always known each other!
Kayla is a meticulous planner with a vision for her wedding day, and paired with The Social South’s level of detail, it turned out gorgeous. I loved the play on the neutral theme but still with a little color (not just white!). I am living for these summer champagne colors!
Jason and Kayla’s day was filled with a lot of thoughtful, sentimental moments – each of their parents had their own special moments with personalized gifts, a sweet first look with Kayla’s bridesmaids, and fun gifts for the groomsmen (they are the first group I’ve seen to give the GROOM a gift!!!).
After their ceremony, we were on a mission to get our photos done so they could have a minute to walk around their cocktail hour (and keep the bridal party out of the heat!). Jason and Kayla are so natural with each other that we moved at record speeds so we could spend the rest of the evening visiting, dancing, and celebrating!
Since they grew up together, their wedding was full of guests from all throughout the stages of their life. I love a group photo and we were able to get so many! Then once the dance floor started popping off, it didn’t stop until the final minute. The perfect ending to a sweet day (AND with no rain until we were all inside – it’s a summer miracle!).
Kayla and Jason, thank you for inviting me to capture your day!! It was gorgeous and so much fun to spend time with your family and friends. Have so much fun on your first of many travels in your marriage!!!!
Thank you to the wedding vendors who made this day beautiful:
VENUE: The Cornealius Properties
Planner: The Social South
FLORALS: Brooke’s Fresh Cut Flower Farm
HAIR: Taylor Skinner
MAKEUP: Alys Pearce
CATERING: Rocky Top Catering
WEDDING DRESS: Grace Loves Lace
BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES: Show Me Your Mumu
GROOMSMEN SUITS: Jos A Bank
GRAZING TABLE: Graze Charcuterie
I’m Dakota, a Wilmington, NC-based photographer Helping engaged couples feel comfortable in front of the camera and creative businesses grow with purposeful brand imagery.
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