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Spring Wedding At Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC | Katherine and Cory

May 1, 2022

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You’ve seen Katherine and Cory on the blog a lot over the past few years… it has been quite the journey with them!!! From Cory’s proposal in 2018, their engagements in 2019, a postponed wedding in 2020, to an elopement in 2021, now finally the party we’ve all been waiting for! And let me tell you, they celebrated four years worth!!!

It’s always such a pleasure to be about Katherine, Cory, and their families. By now I practically feel like I am part of it! They are so full of fun, always dancing or laughing. One of the most unique parts about their family is that BOTH sets on BOTH sides of their grandparents were able to attend! I don’t know if I’ve ever seen that happen, and it was even more fun to see them on the dance floor with everyone else.

It’s honestly hard to write a recap of this day because there was SO much included. Just to name a few highlights:

  • A fabulous robe while Katherine got ready
  • An emotional first look with her dad before walking down the aisle
  • The most beautiful church I’ve ever been in
  • My favorite bridal party photos ever
  • Irish dance performance during dinner
  • Mr. Wuf from NC State partying on the dance floor
  • Beautiful toasts, with a song from her MOH

…and the MOST FUN dance floor I’ve ever photographed!!! The day was full of me running back and forth so I didn’t miss a second. It was all beautiful, fun, and full of love – the perfect way to celebrate Katherine and Cory.

So now I’ve decided that we can just keep this train rolling with a celebration for them every year so I have a reason to party with them!!! Congratulations the the Cregans!!!!

Thank you to the wedding vendors who made this day beautiful:

Ceremony Venue: Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral
Reception Venue: Prestonwood Country Club
Planner: Jerrye Gordon
Video: Whale Tail Media
DJ: Uptown Entertainment
Florals: Fresh Affairs
Catering + Cake: Prestonwood Country Club
Rings: Diamond Direct
Groom’s Suits: Tux + Jos A Bank
Invitations: Zazzle
Makeup + Hair: Reign Beauty
Wedding Dress: Anjolique Bridal
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Bridesmaid Dresses: Revelry

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