What a glorious Monday!

On Friday evening on June 21, 2013, I got married! It was such a magical night full of romance, dancing, fun, and a castle. I could not have asked for a more perfect day to marry my other half.
Walking down the aisle with my father :)
Exchanging our rings
Our first dance: Bright Eyes - First Day of My Life
Me with my beautiful bridesmaids!
The day started out with getting ready with my girls and preparing for the big event ahead of us! I made a wedding day timeline on Publisher with funky fonts and wedding-themed clip art, to make sure everyone knew the plan!
Naturally, I don't have the pictures yet, but I took some with my phone, pre- and post-wedding:

The night before: Last minute crafts!
Packing up the car!
Morning of: Bride and Groom Starbucks run!
Morning of: Bridal Breakfast :)
Before hair and makeup
After hair and makeup
One of my beautiful bridesmaids
Post-Wedding: Bus Ride Back to the Hotel!
My bouquet, centerpieces, husbands boutonniere, and a teacup decor :)
Letters to the Bride, made by my beautiful sister (MOH) and all of my wonderful bridesmaids, my mother in-law, my mother, and my husband! I read this before the ceremony with tears in my eyes

Post Wedding: I bound all of our wedding cards and created this little book. Pinterest!
I wouldn't change anything about our wedding. It was the most magical day of my life. As my husband said: "I have a new favorite day of my life."

Now off to pack for Hawaii!!



  1. Congratulations! You looked beautiful. I love your dress. Have a wonderful time in Hawaii!

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  2. Congratulations - what a beautiful bride you made. All the best to you and your new husband!

  3. Congratulations Rae! You are a gorgeous bride and your wedding looks amazing! I can't wait to see more pics! I hope you two have a wonderful honeymoon!

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  4. Congrats! You looked beautiful! Many happy wishes!

  5. Rae, you were glowing - simply beautiful! I love your bouquet - it looked very similar to mine. I love the soft pinks and the shabby chic look;)

    You were a beautiful bride!

  6. Wow!!! What beautiful pictures - thank you for sharing! I'm getting married next summer and just got so wedding-excited reading your post! Love love your wedding timeline. Wishing you guys so much happiness!

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  8. Congrats!It looks like you had a wonderful day!

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  9. Hi!!! Welcome back from HawaiI and congratulations on getting married!!! I got married last summer at Searles Castle!!!! Isn't it the perfect place for a wedding!! You also mentioned John Brewers! I teach in Everett! Small world!!! Enjoy the rest of your summer!



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