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Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel NC Wedding 

Witness Bobby and Hillary’s Beaufort Hotel, NC wedding photographed by Danielle Flake Photography.

Robert David Darden IV and Hillary Newcomb both have a soft spot in their hearts for North Carolina beaches. Out of all the memories they’ve made together at the beach, the one where Bobby surprised Hillary with an engagement ring takes the cake.

Their memories of North Carolina beaches started when they first met each other in Morehead City. After a few years of dating long distance, they were ready to start dating forever! During a vacation at Atlantic Beach with family, Bobby planned a detailed proposal. After a romantic boat ride to Shackleford Banks, Bobby bent down to grab a shell, but really it was a rock – an engagement ring to be exact!

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Due to COVID-19, their wedding planning journey was stressful. In the end, Hillary says they planned their wedding twice, “Many glasses of wine were drank and tears were shed.”

Heart of NC Weddings was able to help Hillary with the wedding planning process, “I have always loved reading the Heart of NC Weddings magazine! Your magazine inspired us to choose an outdoor venue with the wide selection you had to offer.”

On Sept. 12, 2020, Hillary and Bobby tied the nautical knot with a Beaufort Hotel, NC wedding on the Crystal Coast. They chose the resort-style venue for it’s waterfront views and beautiful architecture. The couple raved about how beautiful the venue was and how the staff made their special day run smoothly! Their wedding featured a neutral color palette with green, white and mauve flowers designed by Your Perfect Day. Hillary and Bobby did not need to splurge on extra decor thanks to the natural beauty of the Beaufort Hotel!

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Danielle Flake Photography Captures Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding

The perfect photographer will capture your wedding day in forever photos. The newlyweds booked Danielle Flake Photography  for their engagement photo session, bridal portraits and wedding day photos. Hillary and Bobby made Danielle feel like family, “Can’t say enough great things! Danielle does amazing work!” Hillary says.

With a hybrid of medium format/35mm film and digital photography, Danielle’s wedding photos are beautiful and authentic at the same time. Her goal is for your personality to shine in every snap. Danielle wants to form a connection with you as you walk into the rest of your lives together. Click here to see another beautiful real wedding captured by Danielle Flake Photography!

Colorful Beach Sign Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Bride Father Outdoor Pavilion Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Flower Girl Flower Crown Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
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Bride Groom Just Married Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Bride and Groom Walking Together Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Reception Tables Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Cute Bride Chair Ribbon Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
White Wedding Cake Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography
Sailboat Sunset Dockside Beautiful Memories Made at Beaufort Hotel, NC Wedding Danielle Flake Photography

From planning a wedding during a pandemic to slicing her finger days before the wedding, this couple did not let anything get them down. Their wedding was a hit, “No matter how much you prepare you can’t prepare for the unexpected.”

Read more about North Carolina beach weddings here!

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