Kate & TJ | Storybook Wedding at The Connors Center, Dover, MA | The Harris Company


Kate & TJ | Storybook Wedding at The Connors Center, Dover, MA

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Kate & TJ | Storybook Wedding at The Connors Center, Dover, MA

September 23, 2015

When you think of fairytale weddings, this one tops the charts. This wedding had it all. It had a gothic, classic feel, full of elegant details like a gorgeous stone staircase that was to die for! Kate’s gown was simply out of a storybook! She literally looked like a royal princess. This wedding couldn’t have been more beautiful!

The details were perfected down to the stationary by Mara Weiner of Allure Invitations. 20150905-132025-Cardona 20150905-122440-CardonaThe girls were prepped and pampered to flawless beauty by Kristen Kuhlilian and Amanda DeGouff.20150905-133518-CardonaKate’s mom looked BEAUTIFUL!! I was in love with her dress, actually I think everyone was! Kate and TJ dedicated so much thanks and love throughout the entire day to this amazing woman.20150905-145959-CardonaKate’s Lazaro dress certainly was the highlight of the day. This dress had it all! 20150905-124042-Cardonablog-20150905-122218-CardonaKate’s mom helped her into her dress, and then this moment happened. One of my favorite bride and mother of the bride images. 20150905-150149-CardonaEven these gorgeous bouquets by Jill Porter of Petal Pushers made this a royal affair. blog-20150905-150554-Cardona

TJ kept the royal movement going bringing his style and charm.20150905-132639-Cardona20150905-135829-Cardona20150905-140432-CardonaWhen we asked TJ what he was going to write for his vows, he wasn’t sure at all, but once that pen and paper got into his hand, it came to him. He made it look easy. 20150905-141638-CardonaThe guys were set and looking amazing!20150905-142923-Cardona20150905-143339-CardonaThis chandelier was exquisite on its own, but then the sun made it come to life, making the ceremony truly magical.20150905-153838-Cardona20150905-153827-CardonaThe moment that Kate came into his view, TJ, a self-proclaimed crier, couldn’t hold back – and who could blame him at the sight of Kate!20150905-161628-CardonaThe loss of Kate father brought tears to many eyes that day, but Kate’s brother proudly took his place by her side as they walked down the aisle. 20150905-161636-CardonaAn emotional hug between TJ and Kate’s brother.20150905-161646-Cardona One of my favorite images from this wedding….It’s so incredible to capture something as simple as a look that holds so much emotion and love.20150905-161655-Cardona 20150905-162627-Cardona TJ’s eyes gave him away the entire day. This wedding was a fairytale and he was an open book. I don’t think there was any denying how much love he has for Kate.20150905-163145-Cardona And to make it truly a modern-day fairytale, a quick selfie before their first kiss as a married couple! 20150905-163527-Cardona Ah…how incredible! 20150905-171515-Cardona 20150905-171952-CardonaThe reception was planned to perfection by Kate and Liz Quill of Elegant Aura Events. It was definitely a royal affair with long tables covered in a deep blue, accented with red and white flowers from Jill Porter of Petal Pushers.20150905-154442-CardonaLook at the detail of these plates!20150905-154651-Cardona20150905-173356-Cardona Two emotional speeches were given by the Maid of Honor and Best Man.20150905-182834-Cardona The cake, by Cakes to Remember, was a work of art, keeping the same feel as Kate’s dress.

20150905-154535-CardonaAnd when it came time for the cake, Kate gave TJ the “don’t you dare” look and after a bit of hesitation….20150905-192215-Cardonathey were both sweet as could be about it. 🙂20150905-192238-Cardona 20150905-192251-CardonaOnto their private first dance together, which just sealed in all of the romance of the day.20150905-192509-Cardona Then the doors opened for the guests to watch and then, Kate surprised TJ with a flash mob!20150905-193226-CardonaThis set the dance floor off to a lively start and EVERYone was showing off their moves! I don’t think I’ve seen better dancers at a wedding yet!! 20150905-193820-Cardona 20150905-194300-Cardona Kate’s brother gave an incredible speech that was truly moving.20150905-200203-CardonaThis wedding certainly assured me that fairytales do in fact come true, and we couldn’t be more excited for Kate & TJ!

Thank you to the amazing creative team on this wedding:Gown Boutique | Allegria BridalPhoto + Cinema | The Harris Company



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