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Cape Henlopen Engagement Session

Engagement Sessions

Who doesn’t love a good beach engagement session, especially when the site is Delaware’s Cape Henlopen State Park? The second we saw the beyond-beautiful images from Michael and Carina Photography, we were sold — and knew they would be great inspiration for couples planning their e-sessions now. Congratulations on your engagement, Rebekah and Derric!

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

From the photographers, Michael and Carina Photography: Thinking about Rebekah and Derric’s beach engagement session in Delaware really gives us goosebumps. Rebekah and Derric can hardly remember a life before being a couple. They grew up together and want to grow old together. Who doesn’t melt at the thought of young love? Although we had never met Rebekah face-to-face, by the time of their engagement session, we had become friends.

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

bicycle engagement shoots - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

wildflower bouquet - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Rebekah and Derric live in Pennsylvania, several hours from where we are in Virginia, so we don’t get to see each other face-to-face. We’ve gotten to know them over the past months through Facebook and telephone, planning each detail of their upcoming wedding in Lancaster, PA. We could hardly wait to finally meet them both in person! They picked Cape Henlopen in Delaware for their engagement session. It was perfect. Huge sand dunes, hidden pathways and the lovely, summery smell of sea salt in the air… most of all Cape Henlopen is special to them. It is a place filled with memories. When we asked them about their favorite spot in the world for an engagement session location, where they would just spend the perfect day together, there wasn’t any hesitation. This is so them. Being outdoors, having fun together. Riding bikes, holding hands, kissing in the forest, running at the beach and whispering “I love you.” This is young love.

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

beach engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

beach engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

Cape Henlopen engagement session - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session

barefoot engagement sessions - photo by Michael and Carina Photography http://ruffledblog.com/cape-henlopen-engagement-session


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Erin Pelicano designs simple, elegant and timeless artisan jewelry meant to be cherished and worn for years. Each piece is individually handcrafted with love and artistry in sterling silver, 24K gold vermeil and genuine stones. These meaningful pieces allow you to keep your dreams, inspirations and feelings close to your heart or share them as memorable gifts with special significance. Treasured by all generations, these delicate creations can be worn alone or layered with other jewelry.

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Peach and Emerald Wedding Ideas

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Hudson Nichols

We’re still loving Pantone’s color pick of the year, so we’re extra delighted to bring you today’s shoot from Hudson Nichols Photography and LovelyGirls Events. With a cool palette of emerald, peach, and mint, this fresh styled shoot is chock full of stylish wedding ideas sure to add some pep to your day.

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From the photographer, Kristen of Hudson Nichols Photography: A small group of independent Delaware vendors wanted to create a stylish, relaxed and rustic shoot in the beautiful and airy warehouse rehearsal space of Opera Delaware to show brides why Delaware is a great state for weddings. In addition to being tax free for products and services, Delaware has a lot of character and unique scenery for beautiful weddings. With Emerald as the color of the year by Pantone, Lovely Girls came up with a color palette of Peach, Mint & Gold to compliment the bold hue. With beautiful Peach and Emerald gems from Malena’s vintage and Ashley Austin Boutique, our bridesmaid models donned pretty dresses from J.Crew and our bride model, Miss Delaware Rachel Baicco, wore a variety of dresses from $900-$3500 in price from Anastasia’s Bridal. We wanted to show couples what a beautiful marriage you can create with opposites-from the soft and romantic vintage peach flowers against the start industrial brick walls of the space to the pops of gold and emerald to add some subtle sophistication.

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Shoot Location: Wilmington, DE / Photographer: Hudson Nichols Photography / Event Planner: LovelyGirls Events / Venue: Opera Delaware / Dress Store: Anastasia’s Bridal, Nicole J / Hair: Gloss Hair and Makeup / Jewelry: Malena’s Vintage, Ashley Austin Boutique / Wedding Cake: Ciao Bella Cakes / Linens and Coverings: Dover Tents & Rentals / Stylist: Hannah Michel

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Sue Gallo Designs

We here at Sue Gallo Designs are big lovers of flowers! We live and breath in their beauty and all things pretty. As a fresh floral and event company in Hamilton, On., our passion is to create a beautiful celebrations of love. Our designs are the perfect pairing of garden chic and laid back elegance with a whole lot of fabulousness. We see flowers as a big component to any celebration. Together we collaborate the story of you and carefully craft components that are thoughtfully gathered and stunningly styled. Defining your vision for a singular day to beautifully mark that special moment in your lives to celebrate, relish and remember.

From intimate back yard celebrations to elaborate affairs our services are crafted with each of our couples personal style and unique vision in mind.

We’d love the chance to meet you to discuss this fabulous wedding you are planning and to tell you more about Sue Gallo Designs and how we can bring your vision to fruition.

We can’t wait to meet you and make your celebration remarkable!

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Rosie + Mike's Carnival Inspired Fete

Real Weddings, Vintage Weddings

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Today we have two vintage inspired weddings with very different approaches. First up is a Carnival inspired wedding shot by the talented Laura Novak. Mike (the groom) is a graphic designer, so he created all of the paper goods. There’s so much candy in this wedding! The use of bubblegum in their centerpieces was such a fun splash of color, which carried throughout the entire decor. Candy was everywhere!

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Vintage Carnival Wedding candy bubblegum decor centerpieces

Venue: Greenville Country Club in Delaware
Cake by Liz Marden

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Of course we love a great party, but more importantly we believe in love, we believe in a marriage after the wedding, and we love being a part of life’s major milestones and helping you navigate the (sometimes) mountains of details.  With our wealth of knowledge, creativity and experience we’ll illuminate and inspire your ideas to create a one-of-a-kind event that authentically reflects YOUnot us, or what anyone tells you it should be.

We know how to leverage small design details of texture, color and lighting to elevate an event and create the ambiance you desire. We love collaborating to create unique event concepts, after all – it’s your story that makes the best inspiration.  If lots of glitter and bright colors best reflects your fun loving nature, awesome, we’re in!  If an elopement on a mountain top is more your thing, fantastic, we’re in!  Our number one job is to be on your team and provide a voice of reason, guidance and experience to streamline the planning and execute your event more exceptional than you imagined.

We believe you should be fully present and live in the moment on your wedding day, not sweating the small stuff!  That’s why we’re here to make the road to your wedding more fun, more relaxed and more enjoyable by taking care of the planning, design and organization details so you can still make it to Sunday brunch and do more of what makes you happy while celebrating the path to this amazing commitment to each other!

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