“The bathtub photo!” – that was all you guys’ clear favorite of the sneak peeks I sent out for Melissa and Dana’s wedding this spring at the Willowdale Estate. It was definitely something!
It’s been a privilege to photograph two weddings for this family – Melissa’s brother is Bill, whose wedding I photographed last year at the Searles Castle. The same sweetness and care for their family and friends was present at this wedding. And as Andrea (Melissa’s mother) has requested, I’ve looked for more photos of her smiling than crying for this blog post – regardless of the many tears shed, it was truly a joyous occasion. Thank you to Melissa’s family for hosting me and Karman again!
The bathtub photo as mentioned above
The entire upstairs of the Willowdale Estate is an intimate setting to which to get ready, it feels a lot like a country chic mansion. Melissa received this personalized hanger for her wedding dress as a gift
Melissa carried her father’s handkerchief in her bouquet as one sweet way to remember him
Loooove the dress
They had a delicious ice cream bar! The ice cream came in these super cute jars. I love me some ice cream so here is a whole collage dedicated to the ice cream bar
Thank you, thank you, thank you! It has been nothing but wonderful to be your wedding photographer!
(below photos by Karman)
Second shooter: Karman Lee Photography
Venue and catering: Willowdale Estate
Videographer: Jeff Brouillet Films
Cake: Konditor Meister
Dress: Essense of Australia
Rings: DeScenza Diamonds
Florist: Flowers by Steve
Make-up and hair: Makeup by Maria, hair by Helen and Christina, at Daeva Salon in North Andover
DJ: Keith Sherman, Last Call Productions
Invitations / paper: Wedding Paper Divas
Officiant: Joe Spanos
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