Intimate North Carolina wedding: Lauren + Joshua

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gold, sea foam green and white wedding colors

Every now and then a wedding comes along that’s so minimal, beautifully thought out and photographed in such a dreamy way. It’s almost calming to just look at Lauren + Joshua’s wedding, photographed by F5 Photography, but that’s why we love it so much. Who better to sum up the wedding than the bride: The inspiration was a modern, romantic wedding by the sea. It was important to us, that we didn’t have a “beach wedding” but rather an intimate wedding inspired by the surroundings – in our case the ocean. Our color palette was inspired by sea shells – so neutrals accented with metallics like copper.  

ceramic ring plate, Michael Bondanza earrings and Giuseppe Zanotti

booklet wedding invitations

I am a graphic designer, so I designed and produced our invitations. They were letterpressed and then hand painted with a subtle watercolor wash. We really liked the combination of the geometric shape of the invitation (a nod to modern) paired with the softer watercolor treatment.

beaded cap sleeve Jenny Packham wedding dress

gathered, side french braid

white and peach rose bouquet

black suit and striped tie

lounge wedding portraits

beaded cap sleeve Jenny Packham wedding dress

delicate rose coffee table centerpieces

hanging picture garland

white and peach rose and peony bouquet

ocean-side wedding ceremony

intimate wedding ceremony

decorative paper tree decor

family style dining table

traditional groom and bride cake topper

intimate candle-lit reception

Congratulations Lauren + Joshua!

Photography: F5 Photography / Catering: Aqua Restaurant & Spa / Flowers: Bells & Whistles / Cakes & cupcakes: Carolina Cupcakery / Hair: Hot Heads Salon / Jewelry: Michael Bondanza / Dress: Jenny Packham / Shoes: Guiseppe Zanottie

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Tiffany Colvert on Sep 6, 2012

love that table setting!

makemyevent on Sep 6, 2012

Love the colours.. and the invitation was simple beautiful

wedinblue on Sep 6, 2012

Everything looks clean, simple, and beautiful! So jealous of the dress!

Anita on Sep 7, 2012

absolutely breathtaking!!

Rose {Rose and Ruby Paper Co.} on Sep 7, 2012

Absolutely beautiful. Love all the tiny details - so lovely. x

susan on Sep 7, 2012

Beautifully done and what an impeccable combination or elegance, joy and calm.

Wedding band Ireland on Sep 10, 2012

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Kristina Juarbe (Thirty Three and a Third) on Sep 18, 2012

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