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Backyard Florida Wedding from Jessica Lorren

I don’t often find myself at a loss for words (some would say I talk too much), but when I do, it’s because of an epic wedding like this one.  A wedding that is so incredibly beautiful, the English language doesn’t offer up enough adjectives to describe it.  Because this glamorous backyard affair?  This gem of a day?  It’s breathtaking… and filled to the brim with sooo much pretty, it’s almost hard to believe it’s real.  (Almost.) See every last awe-inspiring moment captured by Jessica Lorren right here.


From Jessica Lorren… Marcia & Gary’s backyard wedding took place on the property they purchased together and will be renovating to become a home for their new family. This particular piece of land holds a good deal of history which they made sure to incorporate into the decor of their day. My favorite part was how the couple’s family was so involved in each element of the day, making it truly a family affair. 

Wedding Photography: Jessica Lorren | Wedding Venue: Private Home in Stuart, Florida | Event Design: Patsy B’s Home Stylists (772.530.1019) | Caterer: Mrs Peters Catering | Wedding Cake: Cakes by Sandra | Party Rental + Tent: Tentlogix, Inc | Wedding Dress: Montana Dreamwear | Bride’s Shoes: Splendid via Bloomigdale’s | Groom’s Attire: Tommy Bahama

Jensen Beach Wedding from Kat Braman Photography

Kat Braman Photography has this way of always making me smile.  Just an ear to ear grin every single time I see one of her darling weddings.  It’s a joy that really can’t be described in words, so lucky for me her newest gem will do all of the talking for me.  An intimate seaside affair with the prettiest of blooms from Brandy’s Flowers & Candies and one darling DIY detail after another, it was a day that was flawlessly executed by the gorgeous bride, her dapper groom and an entire host of friends and family. Click here for all of the pretty.

From the Bride… Our wedding planning was focused around our guests’  experience for the whole weekend (only ONE guest did not travel from out-of-state or overseas for the wedding). We narrowed in with a few simple goals for our details/vendors/decor: a) complement and don’t compete with our beautiful surroundings, b) create a truly welcoming vibe for our intimate group (“homey elegance” without ostentation), c) trust the professionals we hired to do their thing, and d) only take on projects that will be truly successful and have impact (and don’t stress if things are left out!). Our most important elements of the day were location, photography, food and music.

Wedding Photography: Kat Braman Photography / Wedding Venue: River Palm Cottages in Jensen Beach, Florida / Floral Design: Brandy’s Flowers & Candies / Leis: Hawaiian Lei Company / Wedding Day Coordination: Courtney Davis (A Friend of the Bride) / Officiant: Pastor Alan / Catering: Food Shack + Leftovers / Bakery: The Sugar Monkey / Wedding Stationery: Sofia Cuba of Casa Azul Design / Music: The Nouveaux Honkies / Favor Boxes: Nashville Wraps / Salted Caramels: Seattle Sweets & Company / Rentals: Tentlogix / Centerpiece Planks: DIY by the Groom, The Bride’s Father + The Bride’s Brother-in-Law / Centerpieces Vases + Jars: From the Bride’s Grandmother + Online / Vintage Doilies: From a Tag Sale / Dinner Napkins: Sewed by the Bride’s Grandmothers with Fabric from Hawthorne Threads / Dessert Stand Customization + Key Lime Fudge: DIY by the Bride & Groom / Favor Assembly: DIY by the Mother of the Groom + Sisters of the Bride / Guest Book: Designed by a Friend + Created by the Bride, A Friend + The Mother of the Groom / Dessert Table Linens, Shortbread Cookie Favors, Flower Girls’ Basket + Ring Bearer Pillow: DIY by the Bride / Chalkboard Sign: DIY by the Father of the Groom / Wedding Dress: J.Crew / Bride’s Veil: Custom by Bella Bridal Veils / Bride’s Shoes: Frye + Customization / Bride’s Earrings: Kendra Scott / Bride’s Bracelet, Mother’s Jewelry + Bridesmaids’ Jewelry: Vintage Trifari / Hair + Makeup: Deidra Marcus Salon & Spa / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: David’s Bridal / Groom’s Suit: Nordstrom / Groomsmen’s Suits: Studio Suits / Men’s Ties: Tux & Tulle / Flower Girls’ Dresses + Baby Golf Pants: DIY by the Sisters of the Bride