Rachel and Tyler's Outdoor Garden Wedding | Raleigh Wedding Photography

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Back in March, I met Rachel and Tyler who were planning their fall wedding. I loved them the instant I met them! Not only were we all sports fans, but we were able to joke and laugh as if we had known each other for ever. Their engagement pictures turned out ahhhhh-mazing, and are still to this day some of my all-time favorites. You can see them here if you like!

Fast-forward to this past weekend, a weekend we had all been waiting all year for! On Saturday, October 21st, Rachel and Tyler were married at the Rand-Bryan House in Garner in front of their family and friends in a gorgeous outdoor ceremony. It. Was. Stunning. And super fun, I mean... NC State got brought up in their marriage vows, how amazingly fun is that?? They had gorgeous church pews that led up to a beautiful altar, all from Something Borrowed. The flowers were handpicked by the bride and her bridesmaids from Trader Joe's and put together themselves. The brides' rings from Diamonds Direct were rose gold, and the cake.... that had 2 wolves on top to represent NC State Wolfpack Nation... was handmade by their sister-in-law, Larissa Shore, of Cakes by Lala. It was gorgeous!!! I think one of my other favorite parts, besides the dancing and amazing sounds by DJ Mass Appeal, was the hand painted canvas that Rachel made that served as their "guestbook". She actually painted the Rand-Bryan house and left space for people to sign, it was incredible! Dinner by Clyde Coopers BBQ was super yummy, as were the cocktails by Catering Works. It was seriously, a super fun evening!

Rachel and Tyler, thank you SO MUCH for letting me be a part of your special day! I had an absolute blast with all of your friends and family, and I can't wait to see what the next chapter holds for you both. Congratulations my friends!!!

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