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(C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015 (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015Amy and Evan’s wedding was one for the record books! These two have amazing style, some incredible family, and are completely head over heels in love!

For their colors, Amy chose blush, burgundy, and ivory with greens mixed in. I don’t think their invitations could have gone more perfectly! The Bridesmaids wore flowing dresses by Alfred Angelo in a soft mauve color. Lace lovers will be experiencing some major dress-envy at the site of Amy’s incredible Maggie Sottero gown! I know I was! 😉 She paired her gown with BHLDN rose gold earrings and crystal belt.

The day was relaxed, creative, and romantic with lots of DIY touches. The ceremony took place in the amphitheater of Pokomoke State park as golden light streamed through the trees. Surrounded by their closest friends and family, I couldn’t have imagined a more intimate and beautiful setting. The Bridesmaids entered the clearing to the song Edelweiss – one of my absolute favorites! vintage-jewelry-box-wedding-day-rings (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015 (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015(C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015 (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015 (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015 vintage-shoes-blush-brides-shoes (C) Joy Michelle Photography 2015blush and burgundy bouquet wedding flowers

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This September has been the most incredible wedding month! So full of unique and beautiful days with the coolest couples. I feel beyond blessed and so thankful to have this job!

Wedding Photography // Joy Michelle Photography

Venue // Pokomoke State park & Longbranch Studio

Planning // A Touch of Jules

Flowers Little Miss Lovely

Gown Designer // Maggie Sottero,

Gown//  Scher’s Bridal

Bride’s shoes // Seychelles

Bride’s earrings // BHLDN

DJ // Chris and Marquita Giesey

Bridesmaids Dresses // Alfred Angelo Modern Vintage Collection

Ties: bows-n-ties

Invitations // This and That Creations

Rentals // Parties, etc.

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