This sweet Kentucky couple had the wedding of their dreams on the gorgeous white sand of Hilton Head Island, SC.  Their romantic, intimate wedding consisted of their closest family and friends, and much of the family and wedding party shared a beautiful beach side home for the week, or stayed at the nearby Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, making it not only a wedding day but a week long wedding retreat!  What a wonderful idea!  Spending time, and making memories with the ones they love during the days leading up to this special time in their lives!  I actually used to babysit this pretty bride and her little brother…so crazy, am I really getting that old!?!  I was so honored to be asked along to document this breathtaking beach wedding, and I’m sure you will enjoy this little peek into their fabulous, swoon-worthy, wedding day!

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Aren’t the colors so fun!  I’ve seen the idea of bridesmaids wearing different, but coordinating, dresses…but I thought Jeslyn’s spin of putting the guys in different, but coordinating, colors was a great take on that look.  Their tie colors were inspired by the bride’s bouquet and the individually unique bouquet each bridesmaid carried, which you’ll soon see below.

 

 

 

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I love this movie-star moment – Jeslyn waving to her admiring fans on the neighboring deck.  They were captivated by her beauty, as we all were, and were playing paparazzi while we took some shots of the ladies.

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Although she’s a beach lover, she’s still a Kentucky girl through and through…a little pre-wedding pick me up with our local soft drink, Ale-8-1!

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Her entrance was stunning…coming down the third story balcony was truly a fairly-tale-worthy moment!

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These two wrote their own vows – which I think more couples should consider doing!  It was heartfelt and genuine, moved us all to tears and laughter, and gave us all such a beautiful picture of the head-over-heels love these two have for one another as they committed their lives as one under the covenant of our God!

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Love from the mommas…

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This is one my favorites of the day…

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We headed over to the Hilton Head Island Beach & Tennis Resort for an evening of laughter, love, & lots of crazy fun dancing!

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The “Harlem Shake”…

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The “Stanky Leg”… Y’all they did them all!  Jeslyn caught herself a groom with some dance moves!

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And then this happened… This bouquet toss moment reminded me of my own wedding (Keren Henderson – I think you must of have given this gal some pointers!)  This series of photos is so funny I laughed out loud as I was editing them…so I put this little diddy together for you to enjoy too!  And to the pretty girl who caught that bouquet – YOU ROCK!!!

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Josh & Jeslyn,

I’m so incredibly happy for the two of you and know you will have a life full of love and laughter together serving our God!  I hope these images provide you with wonderful memories for years and years to come!

With Love,

Jo