paul + teena // bellevue, washington wedding

Paul and Teena's wedding in Bellevue was one of my favorites last year. It was creative, heartfelt, fun and filled with love. And although it was filled with laughter, a much more serious and profound sentiment was the focus of the day. One moment in particular stopped me in my tracks; the love and commitment was etched into the moment that was unfolding before me, so compelling it was almost tangible. I saw them sharing a prayer before taking communion together, with the sound of their guests enveloping them in the melodic sounds of a beautiful hymnal. I took a deep breath and snapped away quietly, not wanting to disturb the profound moment before me.

I was so glad to be able to be part of this. Not only was their ceremony incredibly meaningful, these two are super creative and had a lot of unique, folksy decor that they put together themselves. If you scroll through, keep an eye out for hand-drawn cards from the bride and groom to each other. Every detail was well thought out and unique to the bride and groom. I admit, I was also a little obsessed with Teena's two piece dress from Sarah Seven. These two and their style was definitely on point.

thanks to Dannie Melissa Wit for helping me shoot this one

Dress: Sarah Seven via The Dress Theory

Planner: Vira

Hair & makeup: Yessie Libby Makeup Artistry

DJ: 206DJ

Catering: Twelve Baskets

Vintage Rentals: Vintage Ambiance

Groom's boots: Chippewa

Videography: Janssen Powers of Native Wedding Films (video below)