A Nighttime Military Wedding at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina

theknotThera ( 26 and a freelance writer) had a huge crush on Sam (27 and a maintenance technician) during middle school but it wasn’t until Sam came back from his second military deployment that the two started dating. After Thera moved to North Carolina and Sam’s year employment, the pair got engaged on North Topsail Island surrounded by friends. The couple won a free fall wedding through Operation Marry Me Military, a charity that donates weddings to active duty military couples and quickly began planning their Tryon Palace affair…

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Chris and Lynley’s Sweet New Bern, NC Real Wedding by Open Aperture Photography

mywedding“This sweet, traditional wedding on the lawn of a brick estate (that used to be the North Carolina governor’s residence) was almost rained out, but luckily the bad weather held off until the guests were partying under the reception tent. I’ve got to say, I am such a fan of Lynley’s gorgeous dress with cap-sleeved, lace shirt (and I am completely in love with the multitude of tiny buttons up the back). Thank you to Open Aperture Photography for sharing this lovely afternoon with us!…”

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psloveyoulots2“Rosanna and Jason were married at the Tyron Palace in New Bern, NC and these two look like a match made in heaven. Special THANKS to Open Aperture Photography for submitting Rosanna and Jason’s wedding to us and a special shout out to Anne Griggs Productions for Floral Design and Ali Smith Cake Designs for the gorgeous cake…”

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