Backyard Southern Wedding

If you are a recently engaged Southern bride looking to have your wedding captured by one of the best, look no further than Ryan Ray. One of our Hand Picked Wedding Vendors with an eye for detail and the ability to make everything and everyone look simply stunning.

His talents shine in our next Backyard Southern Wedding that you may have seen over on Once Wed. We could not resist the urge to share all of this prettiness with you. Especially that peach bouquet and those Jimmy Choo flats. So cute..right? To see more of this Backyard Southern Wedding be sure to see the whole gallery.

From the bride:
“I’m a simple girl who simply wanted to marry the most amazing man I’ve ever known. As a wedding photographer, I’d seen so many beautiful weddings and so many gorgeous wedding blog posts. I knew I wanted to filter through everything I’d seen and create a vision that was truly ours. When Aaron and I thought about our wedding day, we both wanted small and classic.

We decided to call it an elopement…but with our immediate family and wedding party to celebrate with us. Best idea ever! Since we decided on such a small scale wedding, we were able to really invest in the details that were most important to us. (It was so special to me to go pick out Jimmy Choo wedding shoes with my mom!) The few family members and friends who surrounded us on our wedding day are precious to us and we wanted to give them a beautiful night at our wedding.

We made a few simple decisions that helped make the whole experience a happy one for our loved ones: things like staying away from DIY, writing special notes to each person, and having the world’s most amazing dinner! I’ll never forget the joy we felt on our wedding day. It was perfect because we enjoyed the beauty of the day, and kept our focus on the most important thing: our marriage. Our tiny wedding allowed us to savor our first hours as husband and wife, and share it with the people we love the most. I couldn’t have asked for more.”

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Photographer: Ryan Ray

Cake: The Cakery
Caterer: Brio Tuscan Grille
Dress Designer: Watters
Flowers: Lindy Floral
Groom’s Attire: J Crew
Shoe Designer: Jimmy Choo
Veil or Hair Accessories: Headpiece: Head Full of Feathers

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  1. Simply Amazing Backyard Southern Wedding @imryanray @lindy_floral @cakerysouthlake @brioitalian

  2. Backyard Southern Wedding

  3. -100. RYAN RAY (@imryanray) says:

    xo RT @weddingchicks: Simply Amazing Backyard Southern Wedding @imryanray @lindy_floral @cakerysouthlake @brioitalian

  4. -100. RYAN RAY (@imryanray) says:

    Hey @carolinejoy and @atrector you are famous again!!

  5. infections smile + snazzy groom! come see all the lovely @imryanray @lindy_floral @cakerysouthlake @brioitalian

  6. This charming Southern Wedding by @imryanray @lindy_floral @cakerysouthlake @brioitalian is a can’t miss!

  7. seriously, how talented, humble and sweet is @imryanray?

  8. -100. Ryan Ray says:

    Thank you WC! You put together a beautiful post!

  9. -100. weddingchicks says:

    We cannot get enough of this wedding! The bride white her infections smile and the super snazzy groom and groomsmen! Thank you so much Ryan Ray for sharing your amazing work with us!

  10. -100. Mabelle says:

    lovely wedding and detailed fotography. the cakes really look yummy :)

  11. -100. Caroline Joy says:

    WC ladies, we feel so blessed and a little bit giddy to be featured on your blog. Thank you so much for this post!

    Ryan, words cannot express how much we love our wedding photos. You are so gifted, my friend!

  12. -100. 2now1 Photography says:

    Love backyard weddings! Beautiful work. Crazy about the Stella getaway scooter!

  13. -100. Ann {Bummed Bride} says:

    I must say, I am not a huge fan of vintage weddings, but there are many aspects that I love about this one. I absolutely love her wedding dress and veil.. and the cake! Very pretty post.

  14. Backyard Southern Wedding: If you are a recently engaged Southern bride looking to have your wedding captured by…

  15. @carolinejoy YOU ARE STUNNING! @Lindy_Floral @imryanray

  16. HAPPY HEART! Our wedding feature on @weddingchicks:

  17. Me too! And her head piece! RT @askjan: Backyard #Wedding. Love the cake!

  18. Cute! || RT @weddingchicks: Backyard Southern Wedding #weddings

  19. Check out this beautiful blog post featurine…

  20. Beautiful, wonderful Head Full of Feathers Bride!

  21. -100. Jen says:

    Caroline this is beautiful! You are gorgeous – I am so pleased that you loved your veil – you make it look amazing,

    Head Full of Feathers

  22. -100. Katherine says:

    Where did you all find those dishes and cutlery? They are to die for and I can’t help but feel that I need them for every day use in my house!

  23. -100. Brooke says:

    Does anyone have more information on the dress this bride is wearing? I’m getting married in May and absolutely love this dress and wondered if it was still available. Thank you for any help you can give!

  24. -100. Caroline Joy says:

    Brooke…here’s the link to the dress. Congratulations on your engagement! :)


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