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Real love at Historic Shady Lane

When he whispers,  'You love me, real or not real?' I tell him


- Suzzane Collins

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Megan and Gabe are one of those couples you can't forget. They are not only very much in love, their friendship is very real. They met in college, went through dental school together and supported each other through all the pressures and stresses of finishing up classes and beginning their professional careers. I love these two and feel very honored to have been even a small part of their beginning as husband and wife.

Their fall wedding was held at the beautiful in Manchester, Pennsylvania. And it was glorious from beginning to end.


We made a natural altar for the wedding ceremony on the grounds of Historic Shady Lane. Simple, organic and elegant.

Megan wanted a whimsical and romantic flower crown andbridal bouquet. She wore them both beautifully.

The moment you deliver and the bride is thrilled!!


I have never seen a wedding that looked more like a moment from Midsummer Night's Dream. The bridesmaid's dresses were amazing and the wedding bouquets were soft and romantic and fit the day perfectly. And these girls...!!

A little fun for the men (and women too) - the coolest little cigar bar in town.

Megan carried that flower crown off amazingly. She was a beautiful bride.

The wedding reception tables were set with mismatched vintage china with a natural floral runner on top of long wooden planks. I love the contrast of the heavy wood, textural florals and delicate china. Wedding styling is the best job.

We draped the sweetheart table with a glamorous glittery tablecloth and repurposed the bridal bouquet for their centerpiece

There are so many beautiful images of this day and this great couple, its hard to know when to stop. 

So I will end with this last image...

Real or not real?

Very much Real.




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