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OK Florist stole the show when designing the blooms for this killer Wild Dunes wedding, Bride Amber selected an eye-catching palette of coral and turquoise, perfect for a bash on the beach, to highlight their coastal ceremony. The couple envisioned a Charleston destination wedding that brought their loved ones together for a spiritual experience and that’s just what they got. Amber wore a beautiful lace gown with a timeless train. Her hair was effortlessly swept back by the team at Vanity Salon and she carried a luscious bouquet of of flowers. The Father-of-the-Bride built a stunning wooden cross to serve as the focal point for their Oceanside nuptials that Ok Florist adorned with coral charm peonies, beautiful roses and astible. After saying ‘I do’, the newlyweds made their way to the Dunes for some intimate time alone before celebrating the night away with their friends and family. Thanks to Richard Bell Photography for capturing all the details!
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This post brought to you by Caribbean and Latin America Marriott and JW Resorts. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Lowcountry Wedding. If there’s one thing our Lowcountry brides love, it’s a destination wedding. The thought of whisking your closest friends and family off for a weekend of fun and excitement in a location most can only dream of creates an experience that you and your guests will never forget. The hard part? Picking the perfect destination! Now, when I think ‘destination’ I immediately envision my toes in the tropical sands of a picturesque island…and I know I’m not the only one! I think of a vibrant color palette, a bride with effortless beach hair, dining on local cuisine and a celebration that last late into the evening to the tunes of a steel drum band.Images (clockwise from L to R): Dress via Burnett's Boards, Floral Anklets via Wedding Chicks, Floral Crown via I Take You, Bouquet via Ella Bella Floral & Wedding Design, Bridesmaids Dresses by Pure 7 Films via It's a Shore Thing, Reception on the Beach via Chic Coastal Living
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For instance, are you and your fiancé set on a tropical locale but are worried not all of your guests will have the proper travel documentation? No worries! Frenchman’s Reef and Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort is located in the US Virgin Islands, so your wedding party can make the trip without the hassle of getting a passport. But more importantly, everyone will leave with the memories of being surrounded by the beautiful blue ocean and the once-in-a-lifetime-sunsets. Destined for a resort that offers modern attractions and the timeless beauty you’ve only read about? Well, the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort might just be the answer to your prayers. From partaking in evening beach bonfires to breathing in the salt air, you and your guests will indulge in the luxuries of what the Caribbean is all about. If calm blue waters and welcoming locals sounds right up your alley, a destination affair at the Aruba Marriott Resort and Stellaris Casino might strike your fancy. Guests will enjoy fruity beverages and the cool ocean breeze as they relax on the white sandy beaches. So, dive into your destination wedding fantasy as you explore the Caribbean and Latin America Marriott and JW Resorts that are sure to knock-your-wedding-planning-socks-off! Oh, and can you take us with you, too!?!?
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