It was the perfect start to the first weekend in September, celebrating Chanel & Josh’s love! It was a gorgeous day and couldn’t have been more perfect for a wedding on the grounds at Newport Vineyards. Chanel got ready in a little cottage near to the venue, where she was surrounded by her close girlfriends and soon to be, sisters. Josh and his groomsmen were having fun and getting ready at a nearby hotel. Chanel and her bridesmaids made sure to celebrate this long, awaited wedding day by sharing a glass of champagne & listening to Celine Dion on repeat! After everyone’s hair and makeup were done, they got into their dresses and headed to Newport Vineyards for some portraits of all the bridesmaids before Josh arrived with his groomsmen.
When it was time for the ceremony, it couldn’t have been a more gorgeous setup. There was a beautiful arbor, with wine barrels decorated with florals. The sun was starting to set, bringing in that beautiful golden light. The ceremony was so beautiful. Hearing their love story, the bond between Chanel and Josh’s family, the longevity of their relationship, and how they honored their loved ones that have passed away was so special. They honored their faith roots and had everyone pray a blessing over their wedding bands, as it was passed around to all of their guests that were seated. They kissed and unbeknownst to them, confetti was shot in the air! It was all joy and laughs as they walked up the aisle, officially as husband and wife! The sun was beginning to set, so we made sure to get some portraits of their full bridal party and of course, gorgeous portraits of the two of them! They walked over to the vineyard, near the parking lot area where Josh surprised Chanel with bringing along his dirt bike. He was so excited to get portraits of the two of them on it! Josh’s smile said it all.
The guests eventually headed inside as the cocktail hour came to an end. All of the tables were lit with candles. The warm wood tones and ambiance inside were so cozy. It was definitely the perfect fit for who Chanel & Josh are. As everyone was seated, their bridal party was announced. Everyone danced on in, with the biggest smiles on their faces. Chanel & Josh made their entrance together, as Mr. and Mrs., then went right into their First Dance. The Best Man and Maid of Honor shared their heartfelt speeches. They shared laughs, tears, and only had kind words to share about the couple.
After speeches and everyone ate their dinner, Chanel and Josh cut the cake, followed by the mother-son dance. After that, the dance floor was open, and the rest of the night was history! There was cake and desserts for everyone. Even little bottles of wine for all of their guests with their dogs on them. Everyone danced the rest of the night away. After having to postpone their special day, they couldn’t have had a better wedding celebration! The joy in the room was palatable and having their wedding, surrounded by all of their close loved ones, meant so much to them.
Such beautiful details were being captured as the bridesmaids and Bride were getting their hair and makeup done.
After Chanel’s finishing touches on her hair, it was time for her to get into her dress!
Love all of her rose gold details.
The sweetest bond between Chanel and her Maid of Honor, Deb.
Her bridesmaids looked absolutely stunning in their dresses.
Chanel had a sweet, little picture of her and her mother put onto her bouquet in remembrance of her.
Chanel got tucked away and Josh, with his groomsmen, gathered in the vineyards before the ceremony.
Guests were starting to arrive at the Vineyards.
The ceremony setup was beautiful, especially with the florals on the wine barrels.
The different floral arrangements were very sentimental, as they each represented a different parts of their families.
So many good laughs watching Josh’s flower groomsman through petals down the aisle. The moment where Josh gets to see his beautiful bride for the first time that day.
Such a special moment watching Josh’s Dad walk Chanel down the aisle.
All of the guests prayed over their rings.
An unexpected surprise went off as they shared their first kiss as husband and wife!
Nothing like these joy-filled, special moments!
They were greeted with special drinks and went right into their portraits together, now as Mr. and Mrs. Pyron!
So gorgeous. Chanel’s long train, paired with her laced veil, was beyond stunning.
In love with these black and whites.
The sunset was at the perfect time. I can’t get over how beautiful it looked!
Josh had to surprise Chanel with a photo op of his favorite “toy.” It was so perfect for them!
Such a fun bridal party, they were very eager to celebrate the happy couple!
Cocktail hour was coming to an end and the reception was ready to begin.
Between the candles being lit & the wooden accents, the reception space was so cozy.
Everything looked so beautiful.
They went right into their first dance as husband and wife.
Love the sweet moments between them, soaking it all in.
As their song came to an end, their bridal party joined them in a big group hug.
They went right into the Maid of Honor and Best Man speeches.
They cut their red velvet, naked cake and shared it with their guests.
Love all the personalized details.
This table was extra special.
Josh shared a special dance with his mother and then everyone danced the rest of the night away!
Chanel and Josh,
Thank you so much for choosing me to document your special day! It was beyond beautiful and I am so honored to have been a part to document all of the moments and details. I’m so excited for you two to have officially become husband and wife!!! Thank you, Chanel, for honoring me with your presence, you are one of the sweetest humans I have ever met. I hope you felt so beautiful, as the pictures definitely show it! I hope you are soaking it all in and I’ll be praying so many blessings over your marriage!
Suit @ Tux Town
MUA @edgysthemua & @beautybyalaura
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