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I cannot speak highly enough about these two cuties right here who tied the knot in early November at Forest Lodge! Carolina and Shaun are the kindest, sweetest people and they are constantly thinking about everyone else before themselves. They were both so relaxed and calm the morning of their wedding day, and they both just have the most genuine excitement and personalities. I was majorly in love with Carolina’s details from the beautiful florals to her pale blue heels that she later swapped out for her adorable Ralph Lauren
It was so special seeing how much love filled the room. Carolina made such a thoughtful toast and talked a bit about their story. Carolina and Shaun met when she was sixteen and he was nineteen while she was a hostess at a steakhouse. Shaun started working there as a waiter, and she mentioned thinking he was really hot! Their love story began back at that restaurant and has grown so beautifully over the years! If you want to read more about their story and see their adorable Princeton University engagement session, you can check it out here!
I always love hearing their best man and maid of honor speeches, because it gives so much more depth to their relationship beyond what I know about them already! Carolina’s sister talked about how Carolina has always been a role model for her and a best friend. Through tears, she talked about Carolina’s selfless heart and how amazing of a person she is. Shaun’s brother had the entire room cracking up during his speech, but made it known that he admired their relationship so much. Neither of them have social media, and his brother made a comment about them not needing to show off what they have to the world, because all they truly need is one another. I remember getting the chills when he talked about that. These two are so simply in love, and that is all they need.
Everything about their day was pure magic. The day ran so smoothly and it was so apparent that they just wanted to enjoy every second of it, and they did! They were on the dance floor partying to some really awesome ‘90s jams the entire night, and I loved seeing them interact with all of their guests! Such a fun day with an amazing couple, I am so honored to have been a part of it! Carolina and Shaun, thank you so much for choosing me and trusting me with your big day. You two are amazing, and I know you have so many fun, new adventures ahead! Congratulations, lovebirds! Xoxo Love you two!
Second Photographer | Brielle Kaschak
Ceremony Venue | Good Sheperd Parish
Reception Venue | The Forest Lodge
Dress Designer | Maggie Sottero
Dress Boutique | Seng Couture
Shoes | Naturalizer, Ralph Lauren
Hair Stylist | Sweet Hair Peace, Samantha
Makeup Artist | Stacy Le Suarez Makeup Artistry
Jewelry | Nadri Jewelry
Wedding Rings | James Allen
Decor | Wholesale Flowers & Supplies
DJ | Blanc Noir Event Group, Christian
Florist | Forever Flowers, James
Videographer | Karmapants Photography, Colin
Cake | Bovella’s Pastry Shoppe
Catering | The Forest Lodge
Bridesmaid Dress | Lulus, Nordstrom
Groom & Groomsmen Attire | Dante Zeller Tuxedo by Sarno
Invitation | Shutterfly
Officiant | Rev. Michael G. Krull
Favors | ASPCA, Linda
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