I can't even begin to tell you the joy Matt and Skye's wedding celebration brought me last Saturday, September 27, 2014. In addition to the perfect Fall weather, gorgeous Caswell Farm venue, killer performance by local musicians Tumbling Bones, colorful flowers by Fiddleheads Flowers and Vintage Chic Gifts and delicious local eats by Harvest Moon Pizza, this caring couple took time to play, laugh, eat, dance and sing with ALL of their family and friends.
From yard games and mustache mason jar glasses, to sweet wood-fired hand pies and bluegrass boot-stomping, participation levels and laughter filled the gaps between Caswell Farm's trees and fields. With the help of family and friends, the couple planned the celebration between rotations working in the Gulf of Mexico.
My favorite fact about Matt and Skye, and I think that this is important, is that the wedding was exactly what they wanted. While tradition certainly provided the bare bones of structure, the couple never feared to go beyond the traditional timeline and create space for family, love and a few moments alone here and there.
Skye even wore her glasses for Matt. He said he thought she was always stunningly beautiful how he saw her everyday, why change that for an event??
I could certainly go on and on about the impressive support system Matt and Skye have built just by being themselves, or the incredible collaboration of family, or the awesomeness that is the bond between all of the siblings involved, but I hope the photos can tell that best of all.
To Skye and Matt -- may your love be as solid and enduring as I witnessed last week. Thank you for for being you (and so much fun!!)!
Mr. & Mrs. Matt Garand & Skye Waterson
Venue: Caswell Farm, Gray, Maine
Dress: Lea-Ann Belter
Bride's Shoes: Frye Boots, Original Vintage
Skye's Rings: Kristin Coffin Jewelry (Etsy)
Matt's Wedding Band: JC Metalsmith Jewelry
Groom's Tie: DH Friend Neckwear
Groom's Vest: David Wood - Custom Order
Catering: Harvest Moon Wood-fired Pizza
Dessert: Harvest Moon Wood-fired Hand Pies
Photography: Courtney Elizabeth