Happy First Christmas Together

This editorial shoot was inspired by a real life newlywed couple making a special trip out onto the family farm to pick out their first Christmas tree. One of the best parts of being a newlywed couple is beginning to create your own traditions as a new family, and what better one to begin with than selecting their first Christmas tree for their new home!

This couple chose to make a special memory out of their first milestone, complete with hot chocolate, a mini-decorating party and a gift exchange in the woods. Documenting it for years to come and sharing it later. Photographed by Ryan Ray and designed by Lavender Joy. You can see more pretty pictures in the full gallery here.

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Photographer: Ryan Ray
Event Designer: Lavender Joy

Hair & Makeup: Lindey Duckworth
Succulent Ornaments: Bows+Arrows
First Christmas Ornament: Paloma’s Nest
Film Processing: Indie Film Lab

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  1. That is SO adorable!!

  2. 0. Nova Markina says:

    This is quite possibly one of the cutest engagement sessions I have seen in a while. I absolutely love the concept and the images!

  3. 0. @weddingchicks says:

    So cute! Happy First Christmas Together @imryanray @stefaniemiles @thebowsarrows @lindeyme @palomasnest @IndieFilmLab1 http://t.co/lKlEbIuQ

  4. 0. @palomasnest says:

    RT @weddingchicks: So cute! Happy First Christmas Together @imryanray @stefaniemiles @thebowsarrows @lindeyme @palomasnest @IndieFilmLab1 http://t.co/lKlEbIuQ

  5. 0. @Lindeyme says:

    RT @weddingchicks: So cute! Happy First Christmas Together @imryanray @stefaniemiles @thebowsarrows @lindeyme @palomasnest @IndieFilmLab1 http://t.co/lKlEbIuQ

  6. 0. @stefaniemiles says:

    Sweet newlyweds @StephHuntPhoto and a little bit of Texas Christmas…thank you @weddingchicks! :) http://t.co/iYVjZ8Zm

  7. 0. @weddingchicks says:

    RT @stefaniemiles: Sweet newlyweds @StephHuntPhoto and a little bit of Texas Christmas…thank you @weddingchicks! :) http://t.co/iYVjZ8Zm

  8. This shoot definitely gets us in the mood for the holidays/engagement season especially kissing under the mistletoe and cozying up by the fire. What an adorable way to celebrate their first Christmas together! Congratulations to the happy couple!

  9. 0. @imryanray says:

    RT @weddingchicks: So cute! Happy First Christmas Together @imryanray @stefaniemiles @thebowsarrows @lindeyme @palomasnest @IndieFilmLab1 http://t.co/lKlEbIuQ

  10. This so adorable and such a clever idea! Such a great thing to capture and remember.

  11. 0. @Team_RO says:

    Absolutely gorgeous ‘first christmas’ shoot. http://t.co/vKW9LPPf Thanks for sharing #weddingchicks. Its got us feeling all christmassy!

  12. 0. @akissofcolour says:

    Sesión de fotos navideña con regalos envueltos en papel kraft, pompones y guirnaldas de palomitas http://t.co/6JV7lPK8 vía @weddingchicks

  13. 0. cesar says:

    Absolutely beautiful, love your blog and the creativity.. that is a really nice engagement photo session…Thank you for sharing…. cesar

  14. 0. @StephHuntPhoto says:

    JUST saw this. LOVE! RT @stefaniemiles Sweet newlyweds & a little bit of Texas Christmas…thank you @weddingchicks! http://t.co/YXbsNTu5

  15. Very cute shoot!

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    Jessica x

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