AMERICAN ROMANCE: For a couple with a shared love of boats, their 1959 wooden-hulled Lyman Boat with its classic look and patriotic spirit was the perfect choice for a getaway vehicle (and post-ceremony pictures).
ROADSIDE WELCOME: A chalkboard sign and balloons directed guests to the wedding venue.
CREEKSIDE CHARM: The marsh, creek, and Wadmalaw Sound in the distance made a picturesque backdrop for the reception dinner underneath the live oaks.
CHALK ART: Blue Planet Green Events repurposed an old shutter as chalkboard signage for the ceremony.
CALM SEAS: Sunny blue skies and warm temperatures made for a pleasant journey as Lindsey took her last cruise as a single woman.
DOCKSIDE DELIGHT: Lindsey’s journey to the altar was nothing short of adventurous, gracefully exiting the boat with the help of groomsmen.
GRAND ENTRANCE: The wedding party led the procession from the dock to the altar.
NATURAL BEAUTY: On her Big Day, Lindsey held a timeless elegant look in her Amsale gown complete with a lace-edged veil and bouquet of wild flowers.
SOUTHERN GRACE: For the ceremonial arch, a piece of white fabric draped over the tree’s branches adding a simple yet formal touch to the outside setting.
SEALED WITH A KISS: The couple sealed their “I do’s” with a kiss in front of the ancient oak tree.
MR. & MRS.: Lindsey and Christopher give off a newlywed glow posing for a picture with the officiant.
SUNNY SHADES: Bridesmaids wore different styles of yellow dresses, a bold yet cheery complement to Lindsey’s vintage-styled gown
FASHIONABLE ENSEMBLE: For the occasion, Christopher and his groomsmen pulled off the quintessential Lowcountry get-up: light seersucker suits and brightly colored bow ties.
TREE LIGHT: A nice touch for a couple who loves camping, lanterns strung from the tree branches and gave off a shimmering light once the sun set.
LOWCOUNTRY FEAST: Following the ceremony, guests sat down for an alfresco dinner, enjoying conversation and Southern fare prepared by The Fat Hen.
SUBTLE SPLENDOR: Neutral-colored table linens offered a clean, crisp look adding a casual elegance to the outdoor space.
NEIGHBORLY HAND: The Fat Hen restaurant, a John’s Island favorite, prepared several Southern dishes like fried green tomato sliders and shrimp and grits.
COLOR ME PRETTY: Punches of color like these yellow pompom dahlias brightened up the neutral palette and complemented the yellow bridesmaids’ dresses.
BARK MY WORD: Chalk-written wooden directional posts blended with the tree bark for a playful, outdoorsy effect.
TREASURE BOX: Blue Planet Green Events created centerpieces with locally grown flowers and succulents arranged in boxes made from recovered wood of 100+ old Charleston homes. In addition, the tables’ candleholders were made from repurposed stair rails.
BENEATH THE TREES: The reception hosted a variety of activities for guests including outdoor games and swings—a wonderful way to enjoy the scenic setting.
OUTDOOR PLAYGROUND: The private venue was perfect for bringing family and friends together, of all ages.
FIRST (MATE) DANCE: Naturals on the water, the bride and groom proved this to be equally true on the dance floor enjoying a first dance as the sunset gleamed through the trees.
TREE OF LIFE: In lieu of a traditional guestbook, the nature-loving duo had family and friends stamp their fingerprints and names on a customized tree canvas.
PIECE OF THE PIE: Twenty Six Divine whipped up peach and mixed berry pies adding to the sweet list of confections.
TASTY TRIO: The bride’s cousin Elizabeth Guimont created a trio of cakes for the reception: coconut cake with pistachio mousse, carrot cake, and white cake.
WINDOW DISPLAY: Blue Planet Green Events designed a chalkboard sign out of an old wooden window to highlight the decadent desserts.
SAILORS' SWEET TOOTH: Twenty Six Divine prepared specialty rum 'n coke cake pops for the skippers—displayed in wood boxes decorated in moss for an earthy effect.