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Written By: 
Molly Hutter
Photographs By: 
Timothy Merrick Events

Ashley Reid and John Martin, October 15, 2011, Kensington Plantation


Though their professional passions fall on different pages (she’s the talent behind the clothing and jewelry design company Clewis Reid, and he’s an arborist), within a year of dating, Ashley Reid and John Martin had discovered a covey of common interests, from surfing and camping to cooking and more. “We found we make a pretty good team,” says Ashley. That teamwork came in handy when the Sullivan’s Island pair planned an almost entirely DIY wedding in three months. Drawing on their individual skills, she designed the invites and signage, while he trimmed limbs and hung bee traps at their chosen outdoor venue. When the day came, the couple exchanged vows between tree trunks that John had hollowed out and the bride’s mom had filled with flowers. Afterward, with a full moon overhead, they celebrated on a torch-lit dance floor. “It was so rewarding when it all came together,” Ashley says.
 

Vendor List
Bride’s attire:
Callie Tein’s "Faye" gown; www.moderntrousseau.com, headpiece from Out of Hand; www.shopoutofhand.com
Bridesmaids’ attire: J.Crew; www.jcrew.com
Catering: Caroline Bevon; www.carolinesmarket.com
Day-of-coordination: Christy Loftin; www.christyloftin.com
Florist (bouquets and boutonnieres): Ooh! Events; www.oohevents.com
Flower girls’ attire: RETULLED tutus; www.retulledtutus.com, Crewcuts cardigans; www.jcrew.com
Groom’s and groomsmen’s attire: Berlin’s for Men; www.berlinsclothing.com, ties from Proud Mary; www.proudmary.org
Musicians: Scott McCall, Chris Crosby; www.charlestonduo.com
Photography: Timothy Merrick Events; www.timothymerrickevents.com
Rentals: Snyder Event Rentals; www.snydereventrentals.com




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