I hope this photo lets you feel at least a bit of the love contained within.
Orcas Island was a beautiful setting for this amazing wedding. The drive from Spokane to Seattle and ferry ride to the island was totally worth being able to witness this event. This was honestly one of the best weddings I have ever been to. Other than my own of course!
Instead of telling a huge story about everything there I’ll just run through some of the details.
It was at Pebble Cove Farm…a huge outdoor summer wedding on the lawn overlooking the Massacre Bay on Orcas Island…white chairs set up for the ceremony and a large white tent for the dinner/reception.
Heather and Carol didn’t miss any of the details. As guests arrived they found thier name and assigned table on small pieces of wooden keepsakes. Mason jars of small colorful flags were waiting at the ceremony as everyone took their seat .
The table settings were very impressive – small jars of homemade pear butter for each guest, beautiful floral centerpieces, colorful bird shaped salt & pepper shakers inside tiny birdnests… fancy colored pencils and paper for the kids.
After the ceremony, Carol’s father played the bagpipes while the newlyweds walked down to the shore and into a small rowboat where they popped a bottle of champaign and displayed their “Just Married” sign to their guests who were all up out of their seats cheering!
Carol and Heather have so many beautiful friends and family members which made the reception such a fun event to photograph. Hugs, kisses, and smiling faces of congratulations were all around!
Fresh oysters, wine, champaign, mojitos…everything was above and beyond. Even the ice water was flavored with mint. :)
There was wonderful and heartfelt congratulation-toast after toast. Carol and Heather have given their friends and family many reasons to raise a glass in their honor.
The reception also included the cake cutting, loads of dancing and the photobooth which I will explain in my next blog post. :)
Congrats Carol and Heather!