Sep 18, 2011 | Weddings

Immediately following Michelle and Eric’s ceremony, guests moved to the South Veranda at the Omni Mount Washington Hotel for cocktail hour.  I LOVED the escort card display by Winston Flowers – they took the branch theme from the huppa, and ran with it.  There were cocktails, passed hors d’oeuvres and a string quartet.  Plus, the perfect summer evening breeze.

Michelle and Eric went for a leisurely ride in a horse-drawn carriage … and I followed with Josh to get some couples photos near the entrance to the grand resort:

I got back to the hotel to find the most GORGEOUS setup in the Grand Ballroom. Winstons had created some spectacular centerpieces, and I loved all the perfect little details …

Michelle and Eric entered the reception with huge smiles …

… and went straight into their first dance. Love these!

The cake – provided by the hotel – was beautiful (and I thought it looked quite regal sitting there in that wonderful light).

During dinner there were some great toasts by Michelle’s father, her sister, and the best man:

The band was phenomenal – huge kudos to The Marsels for creating an amazing atmosphere and getting everyone up dancing all night long – including throughout dinner! Some parent dances to start …

… and then it was pretty much craziness on the dance floor for the rest of the night. Got to love that! 🙂

I’m so happy I caught this sweet moment between Eric and Michelle in amongst the party shots:

Thank you so much Eric and Michelle, and all of your incredibly fun family and friends, for a fantastic evening. I hope you’ve enjoyed the teasers!  And … if you’re a newly engaged couple wanting some kick-ass wedding and engagement photos, view my portfolio here; if you’re more interested in kids and pets, click here; follow me on Facebook here … or contact me here!


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