Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Sally Goes to a Wedding


My sweet niece got married this weekend. That's where I've been, my daughter came home for her cousin's wedding all the way from Alabama (LOVED havin' her home!) and we loaded Sally up on a car-hauler and headed north to a little paradise carved out in the middle of the north woods for a beautiful wedding. It was a beautiful wedding, indeed, and a beautiful bride, handsome groom, and lots of work by family and loved ones to make this day special.

One of my contributions was Sally for the retro theme of the wedding and I must mention that Jamie took all these (and more! She shot 500 altogether!) photos and my younger sister Pam did all the gorgeous flowers....we kissed Jamie good-bye and said our tearful farewells this morning and life will get back to normal now (boo hoo!), but I thought you might like to see the wedding photos. I don't think Sally has ever looked so good as she did on Saturday, but she wasn't the only one! My niece, the bride, her sister who was the maid of honor, and my sister Mary looked so beautiful, too and I was so proud of Mary for working so hard to make this wedding so special and make Autumn's dreams come true...great job, Mary and Ken!

Clint & Autumn....on their special day.



Looking forward to marriage...



The just married sign here was made to look retro and it was so adorable!
(Click any photo to enlarge!)



The wedding party...

A beautiful day and a beautiful place for a wedding....a little paradise in the pines! My handsome nephew Casey, (the bride's brother) and his wife, Ashley are the second couple in from the right hand side.



The groom is on the far right and his groomsmen...


My other niece, Autumn's sister Katie, is on the left, third in...I swear she looked like she was 12 going on twenty that day...she's too cute!


Some retro sunglasses in raspberry....


Best of luck to you in your marriage, Autumn and Clint!



Sweet sisters...Katie was Autumn's maid of honor!





The parents of the bride. I have to say this: my sister looked so wonderful that day and she worked SO HARD and made everything so beautiful!


My mom looked really pretty that day...



Little McKenzie, the most beautiful little flower girl EVER.


She's the perfect little poser...smiling for the camera and for her daddy!













The tent, all ready for the reception...all of the tissue paper flowers hanging were made by the bride and her helpers!



The Sweetheart Sweet Shoppe Candy Bar: my sister created this and each guest filled a small box to take home for a wedding favor!

All floral arrangments were in thrifted milk-glass vases, my sister Pam did all the gorgeous arrangements, she's very talented.

Mini sweetheart roses and hydrangeas were the flowers chosen.

The bride made all those in her wedding party these matching necklaces with a bracelet!


Saying their vows...starting a NEW LIFE and a NEW FAMILY: God bless them!








13 comments:

angelina said...

OOh! I love a June wedding! This is so beautiful...I could totally be a wedding crasher- just for the ceremony and cake...LOL :) great pics!

Milah said...

I'm thinking the same thing, I could definitly crash that wedding! Everything and everyone is so beautiful!
Blessing to the Bride and Groom!

Becca's Dirt said...

Thanks for sharing their special moment. What a beautiful bride and such a handsome groom. They make a beautiful couple. Mom and dad look very happy for their girl.
I would love to have the vintage car. I want a red 67 mustang convertible.

blushing rose said...

Love that hood ornament ... oops! darling little gal! What a lovely wedding ... TY for sharing. TTFN ~Marydon

ROSE VINE COTTAGE said...

What a beautiful wedding and family! Everything looks perfect(;
Hugs~Kelly

number17cherrytreelane said...

What great pics! and I am in LOVE with the candy station!

Sue said...

Joni,
What a GREAT day...so many people were married Saturday. (Even Kendra from the Girls Next Door. LOL)
Sally looked spectacular...as did everybody. Great shots. My daughter was maid of honor in a beautiful outdoor wedding...and I didn't get to go because of a migraine...I was so disappointed. Hope on over to my new blog and let me show off my beautiful daughter!!!

KathyB. said...

The whole wedding party, including the car look beautiful! The hard work paid off with a lovely wedding and it looks like it was fun!

Countryfolk Keepsakes said...

OH MY!!! What a picture perfect weddin'!!!!!!!
~Karin

Autumn said...

Thanks Aunt Joni! The photos look so good, and I can't thank you and Jamie enough for all of your hard work and especially for bringing Sally all the way up to the North woods! The wedding was an absolute dream come true for me; I loved every part of it, and you and Jamie helped so much to make that possible! Thank you and love you!

Mary your sis said...

Joni;
Beautiful post, and Jamie took beautiful photo's. Thanks so much to both of you. It was a wonderful day, made even more special by the love of family and friends who traveled, pitched in and helped with joy and generous spirit! The most precious part of all was when Autumn surprised her dad and I by singing "I'll Be Seeing You" to us at the reception. It was very meaningful because she'll be leaving us to live in another state and eventually another country. I'll always think of the way her song summed up our feelings on that day. I am such a sentimental sappy. I was in a gift shop the other day and that song was playing on an old record player. Needless to say, I bought the old record (after shedding a few tears). Now I just need a record player so I can hum along as it plays. LOL Thanks again for all your efforts and for bringing Sally! She made a sweet day even sweeter...
Hugs and kisses,
Mary

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Linda said...

Beautiful photos.....Love the Mustang, we bought our daughter a 67 Mustang when she turned 16, her favorite car, and we fixed it up for her. She is 38 now and just sold it a couple of years ago, she hated to let it go.