Intimate, meaningful, and oozing with the charm of old St. Augustine. That would be the perfect description of Brooke and Kendall’s destination wedding. Married at the oh-so-petite Chapel of Our Lady of Le Leche, nestled on the lush property of the Mission of Nombre de Dios, they promised to love and cherish one another in front of their very closest family members. Details of the day included family heirlooms of deep and touching significance. Surrounded by history, Brooke and Kendall were starting their new life together.
After a shower of Rice Krispies (which the birds and squirrels loved) and lots of family portraits, Brooke and Kendall opted for some walking-through-town photographs; ones that would reflect the beauty of the waterfront and St. Augustine’s quirky streets. Fortunately, the morning rains tapered off leaving us with sunny skies and warm temperatures.
Brooke and Kendall held their reception in the garden at the historic Sanchez House – the ideal location for their rustic chic wedding dinner party. With candle light and beautiful flowers from 57 Treausury on all the tables, their evening was soft, elegant, and romantic. Surrounded by their closely knit families and an appreciation for the past, Brooke and Kendall are sure to have a future built on rich traditions and abundant love.
I wish you a life time of joy and romance Brooke and Kendall, and I thank you for allowing me to be a part of your beautiful wedding day!
Weaving tradition and family history into their wedding, Brooke’s beautiful wedding ring was created from heirloom diamonds from Kendall’s family. Complimenting her Priscilla of Boston wedding gown, Brooke wore her mother’s lovely veil.
See the diamond heart on Brooke’s bouquet? That was the last gift that her father gave to her mother before he passed away in 1999. When Brooke spoke at his funeral she stated to everyone that he would be at her wedding, “leading her to her new life.” And he was.
Kyle Wehner played such lovely classical music outside the chapel which really added to the old world flavor of the day.
Old Town Trolley Tours kept the family on the move from chapel to reception.
Aren’t these the prettiest cakes? They’re all designed and created by Hot Shot Bakery. Also, look closely at the bride and groom wedding topper. It was the same topper used by Brooke’s grandmother, Betty, on her wedding cake many years ago…the same grandmother who stood as Brooke’s maid of honor. How nice!
Several other great vendors contributed to Brooke and Kendall’s wedding day. Videography for the wedding was by Brent Nicholaysen - a very considerate professional who captures wonderful video in an refreshingly unobtrusive manner. Catering their reception was the fabulous Chef Hope and her attentive staff from D’Vine Cuisine.