Memorial Day Wedding Inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

Happy Memorial Day! I couldn’t think of a better shoot to share for today. Desiree Dawn Events designed this shoot that was inspired by Desiree’s cousin, Sara. Sara and Erick were married a few years ago, then had their first child shortly after. Sara + Erick both serve in the United States Army and are both currently deployed overseas away from their baby girl. Desiree wanted to design a shoot to showcase and thank Sara and Erik for all that they – and all the others stationed abroad – do for us. Big thanks to Shea Christine Photography for the stunning photos!

From Desiree, This year, let’s remember who we’re memorializing on this day. Our veterans. Our fallen soldiers. It’s our grandparents, our parents, brothers or sisters, moms and dads. All gave some,  and some gave all. God bless all of our soldiers and their families. Please come home safe! For all the weddings that never happened because lives were cut short, this is for you. And to Sara + Erick, if I could plan a wedding for you, this would be it. 

red white and blue wedding invitation

dusty blue bouquet

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red poppy bouquet

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red and blue striped bow tie

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memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

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red anemones

memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

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memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

memorial day wedding inspiration

photography: Shea Christine Photography // event design: Desiree Dawn Events // paper goods: Make Merry! // menu + cocktails: My Life as a Mrs. // floral: Gerilyn Gianna Event & Florals Design // chairs, glassware, flatware + linens: Panache Classic Party Rental // vintage airmail envelopes: Vintage Gatherings // cake: The Sugar Monkey // hair + makeup: Kyanna of Always In Style Makeovers // dress: Galina for David’s Bridal // groom’s blazer: Land’s End // groom’s bow tie: Countess Mara at Macy’s

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  1. Thank you, GWS, for sharing this with all your readers! God bless our troops and the USA :)

  2. This is a beautiful wedding! The attention to detail is so moving. Iove the detail with the poppy flowers , the use of vintage Americana decorations in the paper goods is so nostalgic. Great photography, lovely couple, precious design. Love it!

  3. Love those airmail style invites! Brilliant photos too- happy memorial day from the UK.

  4. I love the bride’s natural look. Her fresh makeup made her look playful. Her hair is nicely done too, natural and sexy.

  5. Love these!! My fav. is the black and white with the soft tones :)

  6. Such a lovely shoot! The red-white-blue details are worked in just perfectly!

  7. Charlotte Parker on:

    It is so sad that they aren’t with their baby girl to watch her grow up. God bless all of our service men and women!

  8. OMG! This is absolutely gorgeous! The photography is outstanding! The couple is so beautiful. :)

  9. This dress is haunting me everywhere I go! And it cost half as much as the dress I purchased! Oh well, it is so pretty.

  10. Love the photography! Beautiful red white and blue color scheme, love the grooms bow tie, the stunning red anemones, the blue and white china…oh this is a pretty shoot!

  11. The color scheme is amazing…summer perfection! Love the natural hair and make-up of the bride, too! In this case, less is more!!

  12. I just fell in love with this dress! Only $500? What a steal!


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