Love in Santa Barbara: Bre & Eric Married!

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Happy Tuesday Friends! Today I am just giddy to share with you one of my favorite weddings of 2012. And what could be better than having the fabulous Jessica Fairchild Photography there to capture each and every moment?

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couple shots

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Bre & Eric decided to get married in Santa Barbara, since their families live in different parts of the state and that is where they met and fell in love. Within two minutes of meeting Bre & Eric, I could tell two things: 1) They are a super special couple and 2) they bring out the best in each other. Within two minutes of meeting their friends, I could see what great people they are. I have literally never had a couple whose friends are so down to help out! Since they were on a tight budget, their friends and family worked tirelessly setting up and tearing down chairs to save the love birds some dough.

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From the very beginning, I fell in love with this couple’s style. Looking back at the photos I just can’t get enough of Bre’s necklace. Most brides toil over their day of jewelry, but Bre just picked it up casually about a week or so before the big day and thought it might work, and oh did it! That fabulous turquoise adornment not only looks stunning on our gorgeous bride but also perfectly complemented the Moroccan feel we were going for with the overall design of the aesthetic. Don’t you just love the table-scape?!? I can’t stop gushing…

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The couple decided to meet at the beach early in the morning to start the day off in prayer. Bre and Eric wanted their first kiss as a married couple to be absolutely unforgettable, so they choose to refrain from doing so in the month leading up to their day. This couple is so dang sweet, they’re seriously going to give me a cavity!

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The reception was just pure fun. At one point Bre and her ladies did a routine especially designed to woo Eric (as if he needed any encouragement). The guests spent the night dancing under the stars and munching on Bre & Eric’s favorite cupcakes.

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A lot of talented professionals worked together to bring Bre & Eric’s wedding to life, here they are:

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