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So this backyard wedding we’re featuring today is a favorite of mine. It seems as if this bride searched all of Pinterest for DIY, rustic, & backyard weddings and then made  everything that she found happen. I mean that as a compliment in the highest regard, as this wedding is precious, so obviously designed with thought and time, and I might have even clapped my hands and said, “yes!” when I saw all the photos. And then there are Chelsey and Josh themselves; They are too cute for words, you guys. Their images project life and giggles and excitement and all of the love and joy that were so evidently a part of this day and relationship. I’ll stop gushing and just let you look, because you’ll see what I mean.

From the Photographer:

Adorable, vintage, backyard wedding in Roland, Oklahoma. Wedding and reception were both held at the home of the bride’s parents. The bride’s father, a preacher, married the couple. The bride used an array of vintage pieces from family members. Doors from the home of the bride’s great-grandmother were re-purposed to serve as arches and place markers for the ceremony and reception. The bride took a normal pair of nude heels and added vintage flowers and lace to make them her own!

Photographer: Benfield Photography / Catering: Golden Corral / Rental Furniture: Unforgettables / Cake Baker: Sweet Boutique

Happy first day of Fall!

Benfield Photography

Just in case you weren’t aware (or are living under a rock), it’s hot here in the Midwest. Like uncomfortably, everyone melts, not even ice cream or a cold pool helps, hot. BUT, there is something so magical about the beautiful glow from a late sunset. It’s warm. And, dreamy. And, delicious. It’s everything that this engagement session from Benfield Photography is.

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