Mayan Ruins wedding ceremony: Kelly + Joseph (part 1)

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Yesterday, we gave a little sneak peek at the before and after shots of Kelly and Joseph’s wedding. Most couples only have the pleasure of creating one day of their dreams, but these two decided one wasn’t enough – so they had a ceremony in Mexico, and then one back in Portland to seal the deal.

First we’re gonna look at their Mexican wedding ON the actual Mayan Ruins, and later, we’ll show you Portland.

Kelly is a super crafter (and a photographer), so with the help of friends and family, she included some incredible little crafty details and touches like fabric corsages for the guests, rock garden centerpieces (with rocks Kelly has collected since she was six years old), a handmade cake topper and more poms than anyone would know what to do with.

During the ceremony, family members stood in a circle blessing the couple by telling stories of love and marriage. The couple also had a collaged book of love that held their rings and a single feather, which they released into the ocean following the ceremony.

How’s that for a location?  So beautiful.

The heart-shaped glasses are a completely adorable touch!

Now that’s one stunning wedding.  Stay tuned for Part 2 – The Oregon Wedding!

Custom Convertible Dress: Sarah Seven / Bolero (only in some photos at the Mayan Ruins): Toccata on Etsy / Necklace: Arleigh at Frank Jewellery by Design / Gold and silver floral spinner ring: Studio Jewelry / Shoes: Biviel / Joseph’s outfit: All thrift-store finds / Veil, Poms, Ringbook, Guestbook, Flags, Rock and Succulent Centerpieces, Cake-Topper, Corsages: all made by the bride with help by friends and family (amazing!)

Social Love

WeddingXpert on Jul 28, 2010

Oh what vision! The lemon parasols, the little sand glass centerpieces, the heart shaped's fun and whimsical but still gorgeous.

Michelle on Jul 28, 2010

Dying over those adorable heart sunglasses! LOVE that the groom's wearing them too!

Libby James on Jul 28, 2010

Loving the details, esp. the feather veil and parasols! xx

Dognbird on Jul 28, 2010

Absolutely adorable details! I'm feeling the love. on Jul 28, 2010

Kelly and Joseph’s are too cute! Love their Mexico wedding and I know the Portland one will be so cool too!

Lauren | Be Inspired PR on Jul 28, 2010

LOVE her dress, never seen anything like it!

Shawna on Jul 28, 2010

who made the wedding cake topper? it's sooo stinkin cute!

[email protected] on Jul 28, 2010

i adore the parasols. so lovely!

Kelly Goode on Jul 28, 2010

Shawna, me (the bride) and my maid of honor made the cake topper. I started with a vintage cake-topper, sawed off the bride and groom and put our silhouettes and ring logo (yes, weddings can have logo's too ;-) on it. Thanks for noticing.

Miss Pete on Jul 28, 2010

this is gorgeous! i LOVE her dress. i have been looking for a blush colored wedding gown that has a little room for a baby bump and the Sarah Seven's are perfection. Thank you so much! & congrats to the couple!

Alicepub,Wedding planning and ideas on Jul 28, 2010

It is absolutely a moving and sweet wedding.I love the cute wedding items,such as the adorable sweetheart sunglasses and the cup wedding cakes.Everything is fabulous!

Alicepub Wedding Blog on Jul 29, 2010

Wow, it is a beach wedding, fantastic. I was dreamy of having a beach wedding like this. This couple is so funny and lovely with the heart-shaped glasses.

Kim Cavanagh on Jul 29, 2010

Wow, two absolutely amazing weddings! What an incredible couple.

Becoming Mrs. Ford on Jul 29, 2010

very sweet.

Judith on Aug 5, 2010

Ugh, the creativity is killing me. I mean it's hard enough planning one awesome wedding, but two? Kudos to the bride and groom! I adore her Sarah Seven dress. I really want one, I'm just terrified to buy a dress I can't try on before hand. Her's looks great on though!

Paula on Apr 1, 2011

Hmm! i like so much their umbrellas :)

invitationbaby on Dec 26, 2011

This wedding is so beautiful and EXACTLY what my fiancé and I are looking for!! We’ve actually looked into renting out a cabin for a weekend or so just for our wedding but haven’t been able to find such a beautiful spot!

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