Intimate Wedding

An Intimate, Backyard Wedding Filled with Tons of Charm, Warmth and Some Mischief

On occasion, I can get a bit corny. It’s a rare occurrence, saved only for special moments, and today is definitely one of those days. Betsy and Suliko are a super chill, super romantic couple, and I am absolutely OB SES SED with them and their awesomeness. Seriously, they are like the couple of my dreams (totally corny!). First of all, they did something I could never do… They kept their relationship private for a very long time! Right? OMFG! Usually after a first date (provided it went well), I’d be blabbing to anybody who will listen. I couldn’t imagine keeping anything quiet, let alone meeting my soulmate! But, more than the cool nature of their relationship, the B+G got married in their backyard, right in the heart of Raleigh. The best part? They moved in less than a month before their wedding day! That alone is completely badass and totally risky!

Betsy and Suliko’s gorgeous wedding was made up of only their closest friends and family (20 people), and their friend Meredith, whom they work with, became ordained so she could marry the B+G. Awwwww…. Bridey, there are so many exquisite details for you to absorb. The mismatched chairs, the twinkle lights, the food, the cakes (yes CAKES!), their dog, Olive… But, my favorite part? I love that these two stayed true the nature of their relationship, and had a super lovely, super chill at home wedding, and did it well. Enjoy!

I LOVE LOVE LOVE the ceremony seating!

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Olive! You’re such a cutie!!!

This truly made me laugh out loud! When Suliko went to read his vows, he pretended that they were so long they spilled to the ground. Hence the mischief! YAAAASSSS!!

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They did it!! And Olive is just chillin’!

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So, I have cats, and they don’t do cool shit like this.

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See what I mean about the corny-factor? How could I NOT be corny about the B+G?!!

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First of all, I love the blue door! Secondly, Betsy wore a stunning David's Bridal gown, and added the ribbon sash tied around her waist. LOVE IT!

The MOG, Inga, made all of this totally delicious food!

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Love this beautiful, backyard table!

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Love a good cake smash!

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The garden gnome was a gift to Betsy from Suliko, and it kept making an appearance during the course of the evening. HAHA!

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Thank you Besty and Suliko for sharing your awesome wedding, and letting us get a glimpse of your lovely relationship!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Rose Trail Images
Cake
Designer: Linda's Cakes
Dress: David’s Bridal
Floral Designer: Fallons Flowers

Fantasy Friday ~ A Sophisticated, Intimate, Country Garden Wedding

Brianna and Sam's wedding is probably among the most naturally beautiful weddings I've posted on Bitchless Bride. Photographer, Hilary Cam, said it best, "Picture a heritage house with chandeliers, lanterns and tulle contrasting with cascading sand dunes, dark enchanted forests, airy fern gullies and fields of yellow flowers and you have a glimpse of their spectacular wedding day. The wedding took place at Stanley Park an opulent historic house with a mood of elegance and refinement."

Bridey, this wedding exudes the same style and grace that the B+G so clearly portray. A simple, soft elegance with a touch of panache. I love that the bride and her maid of honor (MOH) had their hands in several of the gorgeous details (OMG! Just wait until you see the cake!). So, enjoy this super elegant, super enchanting (great word) wedding... I did!

HA! Such a fun photograph!Think this 'lil cutie is imagining what it will be like to be a bride one day?Brianna! You're stunning! Flawless makeup and beautiful hair! Seriously, one day, BB is going to become a redhead!Sam, you and the boys are quite dapper! LOVE the blue bow ties!Ring box with a side of jelly beans!WOW! Such a lovely venue and an amazing day!I can't... The flower headpiece and the one shoulder dress... She's just too adorable!The ceremony was set under a magnificent old fig tree, with lanterns filled with pink and peach roses swinging from the branches.So romantic! Sometimes I wonder if my hus can still lift me! OMG! You two wreak of love! Brianna, I'm loving the cuff!

Fantasy Friday ~ Tropical Gardens, Gorgeous Beaches and Just Eight Guests

While Michelle and Gavin didn’t quite elope, they did what I would have LOVED to do if my family situation was a bit more peaceful; they took eight guests to Port Douglas, Queensland Australia and got married. I mean… It really doesn’t get much better than that, right? Bridey, if you’re not the kind of girl that wants a big bash, then this is the way to go! Find a fabulous location, grab a few friends and family members, and get married! Oh, and get some hot red Jimmy Choo’s like Michelle did while you’re at it! (Scroll down, bridey, and you’ll be drooling like I was!! Seriously, it was all I could do not to open the post with those fucking A MAZ ING shoes!)

Anyway… A cool ‘lil tid bit? Gavin, the groom, is wedding photographer! Although this time, he found himself on the other side of the camera, and he couldn’t quite let go of his desire to capture the moment. Apparently, he and Michelle scouted locations together and found the perfect ceremony location based on the best light. Gavin even directed a few of the location shots himself. Go see for yourself! Enjoy!
Michelle, you are a truly beautiful bride...
Um. Yeah. O.M.G. Holy Jimmy Choo!
So, so, so pretty! I am in love with this wedding dress! Now, look down! Check out the back! Holy shit! Absolutely incredible!
Perfect hair and make up, and simply stunning bling with that crazy awesome dress!
Can't go wearing those on the beach now, can you?