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A RUSTIC ROMANTIC WEDDING, SHAWNEE PA: BRENDAN + JAIMIE

It’s a good thing their wedding day weather was nothing like their proposal day weather!  On the morning of Hurricane Irene’s arrival, Brendan decided that a bike ride would be a good idea! Against Jaimie’s will and the storm clouds brewing above, the two mounted their bikes and rode through Valley Forge Park. After a little while, they came across a huge tree…a tree that Brendan claimed to be the oldest tree in all of Pennsylvania! Jaimie thought, like most sane people would, that he was being totally absurd, but because she loved him she still got off her bike to investigate his claim. When she turned around, there he was down on one knee. She was absolutely shocked! And about to be completely soaked! But Jaimie says it was the best bike ride home in a hurricane EVER! :)

Luckily, they had the complete opposite weather for their big day! You know the type of day I’m talking about…sunshine with a splash of cool breeze, no humidity, a big blue sky – the kind of light that just makes every color “pop!”  Which was pretty perfect for Jaimie’s tangerine orange, light peach, and navy blue wedding! I love, love, love the rustic tone of their day – thanks in part to The Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort!

How gorgeous are these bouquets by Bloom by Melanie!? I just couldn’t get enough of them! So pinworthy!

Seriously one of my favorite photos of all time! Look at all that happiness and beauty!!

This is Lauren – Jaimie’s BFF forever – who also happens to occasionally shoot weddings with me! Love her!

I was so excited when Jaimie and Brendan opted to do a First Look! These are always some of my favorite photos ever! Just look at the joy on Brendan’s face as he sees his bride for the first time…you can’t beat that! :)

Oh Shawnee Inn, you are so pretty!

Jaim, best face ever award! 

Can you believe these centerpieces are homemade? I love the wood circles and mason jars!

Gorgeous wedding cake by Merry’s Custom Cakes!

So much fun, with so many great friends! What an awesome night!

Credits // Venue: Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort // Photography: Cassi Claire // The Dress: Melissa Sweet // Bridesmaids’ Dresses: BCBGeneration // Guys’ Tuxes: Wilke Rodriguez by Men’s Warehouse // Florist: Bloom by Melanie // Programs: Lauren Allison (Maid of Honor) // Ceremony Musicians:  Abbey Reed and Jonathan Brelsford // DJ: TAG DJs // Centerpieces: DIY // Favors: CustomLoveGifts // Cake: Merry’s Custom Cakes // Photobooth: Cool Pix Photobooth // The End!

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  • July 9, 2012 - 9:18 PM

    Julie Olsen Frerichs - Was an awesome day!ReplyCancel

  • July 9, 2012 - 11:41 PM

    Kristina Rose - such gorgeous photos! loved each and every one!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 12:00 AM

    Dale Polizzi-Jack - What absolutely gorgeous photos! Jaimie O’Sullivan what a beautiful bride!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 12:36 AM

    Lori Jacobsen Staup - It was a GREAT wedding! Thanks for having me to your perfect celebration! Loved sharing your special day! Love both of you!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 11:10 AM

    Jennifer Breitz Koch - A wonderful day! Love you guys!ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 9:01 PM

    Steph Dee - I LOVE this wedding! Especially love the detail and bridal party shots. Thanks for sharing!ReplyCancel

    • July 10, 2012 - 10:00 PM

      Cassi Claire - Yay! Thank you so much Steph!! This is one of my favorites…so many great colors and details! And a gorgeous couple! :)ReplyCancel

  • August 3, 2012 - 2:09 PM

    The Potting Shed - What a beautiful job Mel.ReplyCancel

  • January 9, 2013 - 9:43 PM

    alicia maes - Where did the guys get those ties?!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • January 25, 2013 - 10:03 AM

    Get to Know a Wedding Photographer: Cassi Claire Photography | WeddingLovely Blog - […] That’s tough. If I had to pick from all of the one’s I’ve shot at so far, I think my favorite is the Shawnee Inn in PA. It has a GORGEOUS outdoor ceremony location, beautiful cabins to get ready in, and more! Feel free to check out the wedding I shot there this summer. […]ReplyCancel

  • July 9, 2012 - 11:52 PM

    Cassi Claire - Thank you so much love!! It was the perfect day! :)ReplyCancel

  • July 10, 2012 - 12:04 PM

    Cindy Williamson Mathis - Gorgeous photos!ReplyCancel

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