Today’s wedding fulfills a little fantasy of mine. I’ve always wanted to visit Hawaii and I had always secretly dreamed of a destination wedding. Well, after today’s spectacular wedding, a vow renewal in Hawaii is definitely on my bucket list! Captured by Eye Expression Photography, the scenery, fantastic crafts and the awesome love of a great couple have traveled to create a truly dazzling destination event.
From the bride:
I really enjoyed doing a lot of DIY projects for my wedding, as well as getting my family, bridesmaids, etc involved! 🙂 I have always loved the ocean and wanted the wedding to reflect the colors of the sea. In Hawaii you can get away with bright colours, so I decided on blues for the bridal party, many shades of pink for the decor, and purple for the flowers! I love orchids and Jonathan always sent them to me when we were apart, so we chose orchids as our flower, which was funto keep the tropical theme going too =)
Jo-ann lived in Asia for a while and added special Asian touches through the food, Korean chopsticks table setting, and paper fans at the reception. Since they met in Africa, in addition to setting up a donation registry, J+J shared their generous hearts with their guests by creating favor bags that explained a donation www.handsonhouses.com. Jo-ann and Jonathan even chose ethically conscious, conflict-free rings from Brilliant Earth. They also made sure to create fun loving crafts that reflected their personalities too; like all of the chalk-painted glasses, chalkboard signs and paper suite.
Even with the challenges of DIY and Destination, Jo-ann + Jonathan did a remarkable job bringing everything together! I love all of the details — especially the surf board guest book!