Wednesday, March 25, 2015

The Wedding

I know that I had said earlier that I had finished my shawl in time for the wedding. Here's the proof!

First I have to thank everyone who came and celebrated with us for making the wedding really fun. Just about every photo has someone laughing in it. We were lucky to have a wonderful photographer, Gabriel Harber, join us to capture all the laughter. (All photos in this post are by him.) Thanks again to Lorraine Helf, who put together all the flowers and table decorations. Thank-you Christopher (my brother) who played the guitar for the ceremony. Thanks, Mum, for keeping us all going and for bringing along Aragorn. And a big thanks to my Dad, who kept everyone functional and funded. (There were many, many other contributors. I appreciate everyone for helping.)

There were vague Lord of the Ring references throughout the wedding. It started as a joke after I used the Hobbit Door picture for our wedding invitations. But everyone ended up contributing. For example, our cake had a hobbit door on it. I had nothing to do with the cake.... 
Also, all the tables got named after places in the Lord of the Rings. (The parents were put at "Grey Havens." Haha. The wedding party was at "Rivendell" since that is where the Fellowship was forged. The cake could be found on "The Shire" table.)

I still kind of can't believe that such a lovely wedding was planned and executed in two months.

But I know it happened. We have a jumping photo to prove it!

On a slight aside, it was really hard finding green ties. I told Connor that the next time we get married, we'll do blue ties instead.

8 comments :

audiographer said...

Beautiful! Where did you have it? I'm having trouble placing that boardwalk. And did I miss a post about how you two met?

kiwiyarns said...

It sounds and looks like the perfect day. That photo of you and Connor is beautiful. All the photos are amazing! Congratulations again! xx

pansneedles.com said...

This all looks like so much fun! You and Conner look fantastic and so happy :) Congrats again!

Alicia said...

Oh my goodness, you all look fabulous! I love love love the deep green, your shawl is an impressive piece of knitting, and the photo of you two strolling down the dock is just perfect. CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Jennifer Thompson said...

Congratulations! It looks like a beautiful day, with a beautiful couple. I love the LOTR theme!

Heather said...

You were so beautiful! Congrats!

Andi G said...

This is the best post-ever!!
Congratulations to you and Connor on this new and wonderful journey. :)

DKnits said...

Congratulations to you and Connor! Thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures of this wonderful day!

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