Casual Maine wedding: Laura + Bobby

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Courtney of Flush Designs and Erin Hearts Court (trés talented, no??) sent us this really sweet Maine wedding with a super wedding day story attached. First, the wedding is super cute and full of delicious details so we’re excited to post it anyway. But you know how we love a good story.

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It absolutely poured rain on the day of the wedding. It was so soggy that the couple and EHC decided to take all of their portrait photos the next day, in the pretty post storm light. Flexibility and staying relaxed is so key for a successful wedding!

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Luckily the family had rented a HUGE house in Cape Porpoise Kennebunkport, so with a little help from everyone, the beach ceremony was moved inside. They moved around all the furniture in the living room to make room for a ceremony, strung up a few key pieces of decor, and just went with the flow.

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As it turned out, holding the ceremony in an intimate space was incredibly special and made for an even more beautiful little ceremony. Even Court sobbed her way through their vows, making it pretty hard to take pictures. But that’s why there are two of them! (Erin being less of a softy, apparently). Had their ceremony been out on the beach as planned, it certainly would have been lovely, but the guests would have missed the sentiment and the reading of Laura and Bobby’s own, perfect vows in favor of the crashing waves. And plus, isn’t there something so romantic about a rainy day?

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And luckily the reception was tented so plans for dinner could continue on.

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Good details, no? Laura’s sister made the river rock escort cards. So cute. And Courtney did the flowers, picking 85% from local wildflower patches and supplementing with a delivery from a local farmer.

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For dinner they served a traditional lobster bake along with Maine whoopie pies. It’s so fun to plan an event in line with the local fare. It makes the entire party feel like it has a cohesive theme without any extra effort.

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Bubbles! And the party went late. The caterers left. The tent was semi trashed.

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But the party was good. Like really good.

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Courtney, thanks so much for sharing everything with us! Awesome work, and great story. You can see TONS more photos on the EHC blog.

Photography: Erin Hearts Court / Venue: Hidden Haven House, for info contact the Cape Porpoise Motel / Bouquet and bouts: Blooms & Heirlooms / Reception flowers and decor: Flush Designs / Catering: Old Fashioned Lobster Bake & BBQ Co. / Invites: Flush Designs / Dress: Demetrios / Suit: Banana Republic / Cakes and whoopie pies: Cranberry Island Kitchen

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courtney {erinheartscourt} on Sep 28, 2009

Just want to clarify that last picture is of ERIN joking around, we wouldn't take a picture of a guest like that... well maybe... but would never make it public :) thanks for the post.

Heather on Sep 28, 2009

That last photo is just priceless! Love the & between the bride and groom's chairs! Thanks for these great pics.

100layercake on Sep 28, 2009

Yes yes, Courtney. We should have mentioned that. But we got wrapped up in the party. And as we said, we're all about the story. :) Thanks for posing Erin! xx

TH on Sep 28, 2009

LOL the last pic. I almost felt bad for that guest =) Fabulous wedding!

elizabeth archibong on Sep 28, 2009

love the details of this wedding and the soft feel of the photography ties up everything really well. Great Wedding!!

elle and grace wedding invitations on Sep 28, 2009

love, love, love the details in wedding.. the last photo did make me laugh :)

lindsay on Sep 28, 2009

That is my DREAM wedding...no lie heh. So Photographer? I have recently been shooting weddings and i have to say i admire your photos. They are so ...real.

Mandy M. on Sep 29, 2009

This is so cute for a Maine wedding! The boats, the soft subtle colors, the LOBSTER! I especially love the flowers you chose, they all look like wild flowers, maybe all local to Maine? Their colors not only brighten, but enhance the decorations! I love love love it!

Suzanne on Sep 29, 2009

Such wonderful touches for this wedding! Love the word art and stone escort cards! so creative!

Stephanie on Sep 29, 2009

Gorgeous photos and amazing flowers

jackie@bridesandbabes on Sep 29, 2009

Oh I love it. That lobster picture is great!!!

Cookie Cutter on Sep 29, 2009

What a fun wedding! The last photo takes the cake even though it's posed :)

Kathryn @ Australia Entertains on Oct 1, 2009

Bunting, sunflowers, ganache... this is stunning :)

The Perfect Palette on Oct 1, 2009

we're loving the colors.

April on Oct 16, 2009

Love the flowers and carefree ambiance of the whole place. The bride and groom looked so sweet while slow dancing on the floor with bubbles in the air. I love it! Simply romantic.

jennifer on Aug 21, 2010

I love it!! I want to get info on how to rent that house!!! I've been searching for something just like this on the Maine coast. Beautiful!!!

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au wedding dresses on Jul 9, 2012

What a fun wedding, I will be a bride next year, I also want a wonderful wedding party...

alicia on Jan 6, 2013

there is no rental information. I am looking into renting a place to get married like this. if I could have info, that would be amazing. thank you.b

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