The last thing a bride wants to hear on her wedding day is that “rain on your wedding day is good luck.” Maybe that’s true, but it doesn’t make it any less tiresome to hear it from everyone! I actually didn’t hear this once at Kerry & Geoffrey’s wedding! I for one love rainy wedding days because they’re romantic! Especially at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club! This Georgian style home already looks like it belongs in the English countryside, so a little rain and mist makes such a dreamy backdrop for a wedding day!
We were fortunate to sneak in just about all of Kerry and Geoffrey’s portraits before the rain rolled in, and had the entire golf course to ourselves, since the golfers were not chancing it! The lush greenery perfectly complimented Kerry’s white and green theme of flowers and decor. The flowers in her bouquet represented her grandmothers who had passed, the white rose for her Nana and the white lily for her Grandma. I love that she was holding their memory in her hands as her bouquet.
Instead of a large wedding party, Kerry and Geoffrey’s brothers were their attendants along with two flower girls and one ring bearer. Not only was two year old William named ring bearer, he was actually given charge of the rings coming down the aisle. It was only later, that his father told the entire party about a mishap with his own wedding band, in which young William had dropped it down the toilet just the week prior!
By the time of the ceremony, the rain was coming down hard, and never stopped! It was actually quite impressive! I knew we had to memorialize this weather in some form without soaking our bride and groom! At the very end of the night, Kerry and Geoffrey braved the driving rain for an epic rain shot under a single umbrella! It is my favorite!
Kerry and Geoffrey, thank you so much for having us to document your beautiful wedding day! Hopefully you are soaking up lots of sun on your honeymoon!
Venue: Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Bedminster, NJ
Florist: Jardiniere Fine Flowers
Hair & Makeup: Amy Baskin & Jessica Cardona from Beauty On Location NJ
Wedding Dress: Pronovias, Elizabeth Johns
Invitations: Pine + Park Design Co.
Entertainment: Simply DJs