Summertime Chesapeake Bay Beach Club Wedding
A Maryland seaside affair filled with coral peonies, rich succulents and nautical decor details captured by Vicki Grafton Photography.
In my book, there's no such thing as too much pink. And when it comes in the form of peonies, bridesmaids' gowns and decor details galore, I say EVEN better. The fabulous Vicki Grafton and East West captured this Chesapeake Bay Beach Club affair, and if you're left wanting even more, you, m'dear are in luck. The full gallery of nautical goodness is right this way.
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From The Bride…After fourteen and a half years together, we have been looking forward to finally tying the knot and making our relationship and commitment to one another official. Kelly and I wanted an intimate wedding with 75 of our closest family members and friends. I have always dreamed of having an outdoor wedding near the beach. We fall in love with the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, Maryland the moment we saw it. The Chesapeake Bay area was the perfect backdrop and the views during sunset were absolutely breathtaking!

Kelly and I did most of the planning for our wedding, and found inspiration from Pinterest, Etsy, and SMP! Kelly is a graphic designer and had an amazing eye for detail and decor. We did a lot of DIY projects for our wedding day that included ribbons for ceremony chairs, program chalkboard sign, table numbers, the candy buffet, tissue paper garlands, sparklers, and origami boats as escort cards.

We wanted our day to reflect the love we have for each other. Although we did not write vows for each other, we were involved with the planning of our ceremony. My favorite memory was when Rev. Laura shared our “10 Things We Loved About Each Other” during our ceremony. This was the first time Kelly and I heard each other’s list along with our family and friends. Kelly’s favorite memory was our first look on the beach, of him finally getting to see his bride.

For our wedding day we wanted it to be fun for our family and friends, the location of the Beach Club provided a small getaway for our guest that were coming from all over the U.S and abroad. During the ceremony, the groom and his groomsmen walked to the “James Bond theme song,” as the guys pretended to be 007 agents. I choose to walk down the aisle with my brother while the string trio played my favorite song “Thousand Years” by Christina Perri. After the ceremony, we enjoyed a cocktail hour with delicious appetizers on the rooftop overlooking the bay. At dinner, our best man and maid of honor gave their beautiful toast that we followed with a packed dance floor and impromptu break dancing from our guests and the groom himself! The beautiful night ended with our guest lighting the way with sparklers for our grand exit.http://jewelhd.com
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Photography
Vicki Grafton Photography
Floral Design
Intrigue Designs
Wedding Dress
Vera Wang
Cake
Fiona's Cakes
Invitations
Minted
Shoes
Jimmy Choo
Makeup Artist
Blend Make-up Artistry
Calligraphy
Sarah Bohl Designs
Lighting
27 Studios
DJ
MyDeejay
Wedding Favors
Oh My Chocolate
Grooms Attire
Gucci
Grooms Attire
J.Crew
Officiant
Ceremony Officiants
Ceremony Music
Chesapeake Strings
Candy Jar Rentals
2Hands Studios
AA
Wedding Guestbook
ACFcustoms
AB
Flowergirl Dress
American Blossoms
Ceremony Wedding Signage:
Lily & Val
Stylists
Megan Soh
Veil
Robinson's Bridal
SC
Mr & Mrs Signage
Sugar & Chic
Flowergirl Dress
Watters