A Festive Affair at The Historic Wakefield Barn Wake Forest, NC Wedding Venue
Jessica and Omar Rutti claim that “their quarter life crisis is a valid enough excuse to ignore responsibilities to explore whenever”. In other words, this married couple is always up for an adventure! Which is why they were the perfect couple to model in a styled shoot at The Historic Wakefield Barn Wake Forest, NC wedding venue. Champagne bottles and color palette both POP in this wedding inspo (literally). Raleigh wedding photographer, Arika Jordan Photography captured the day beautifully with her bright and vibrant style. If you are planning a spring or summer wedding, these photos will fill you with inspiration!
Did we mention the wedding alpacas?
Summer Wedding Invites & A Sparkly Secret
Local stationer, Mason Dixon Designs set the tone for this summer wedding celebration with custom invitations. Warm water colors match the boho vibe and swirling calligraphy adds an elegant touch. Can you keep a secret? Arika Jordan Photography has a few clever tricks up her sleeve when it comes to styling wedding inspo. You better take a closer look, because that dazzling engagement ring is fake! Arika bought the ring for $8 to use on the set of styled wedding shoots. You know she’s an amazing photographer when a fake ring looks better than the real deal.
Alpaca Party at The Historic Wakefield Barn Wake Forest, NC Wedding Venue
Only 30 minutes outside of Raleigh sits one of the most romantic barn wedding venues in NC. The Historic Wakefield Barn is beautiful and can facilitate almost any animal encounter! Go ahead, roll your eyes at the alpaca wedding trend, but you can’t deny their hilarious cuteness. Alpacas (or any trained animal) make for unforgettable wedding entertainment and priceless photo op friends. Not convinced alpaca rentals fit into your wedding budget? Don’t fret. On almost any given day you’ll find horses living in the stables at The Historic Wakefield Barn who look equally as beautiful in the backdrop of wedding portraits.
The Best Sunless Tan in NC
Let’s be honest, orange or burnt to a crisp are not flattering shades for any bride. Jessica looks beautiful and natural thanks to TANSformations mobile spray tan company! TANSformations is dedicated to providing NC couples with natural spray tans in a safe, healthy and simple way. They offer mobile services and will make your tanning experience convenient and comfortable.
Summer Wedding Style
Doesn’t Omar make a dashing groom? We are drooling over his navy blue suit from Bernard’s Formalwear in Durham, NC. People come from across the state to get fitted in the latest fashions at Bernard’s. They offer suits, tuxes, ties, bow ties and all the hottest accessories. Make a splash on your wedding day with a brightly colored tie and pocket square!
As for Jessica, she is the definition of bridal beauty in a wedding dress from Gilded Bridal designed by Alexandra Grecco. The sleeveless neckline and soft tulle skirt are the perfect combo for a warm-weather outdoor wedding. Located in Raleigh, Gilded Bridal has an beautiful selection of wedding dresses for the modern bride.
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