Kristina and Doug had the most perfect fall backyard wedding on the most popular date of the year 10/10/2020. They were able to adapt their wedding to the guidelines for events in MA, and it was spectacular. They transformed their backyard into a ceremony space, tented reception, and outdoor dancefloor. They were even able to have their pup there for their first look, which is so important to fur parents!
Florals: Cameron and Fairbanks
Dress: Davids Bridal
Well….2020, has officially been the year of the unexpected for our family and learning to roll with the punches. We started the year out super excited for our sunrise Yosemite wedding in May with our family from all around the country. Come April, we realized that was not going to happen…with all of the Covid restriction, my husband being placed on a travel ban, and several family members with medical conditions…we decided to cancel our California trip and wedding. We were kind of at a stalemate at this point, we had been so pumped for a Yosemite wedding; and we were so uncertain what the rules would be moving forward that we didn’t even want to plan a new wedding. So when New Hampshire announced their new rules in June, we decided to go for it. We love to hike and knew that we wanted mountain views for our wedding. I spent so much time googling mountain view venues that had lodging. One of my big needs was a place with lodging so our family didn’t have to stay in hotels and eat in restaurants. I stumbled upon Cobb Hill Estate and fell in love, they were super accommodating to our needs and wants. The venue is practically a blank canvas with the ability to make it into whatever you want. So we moved forward in booking and began the crazy process of planning a wedding in under a month!
I was pretty up in the air about all of the details; I knew I wanted to eat outside if possible, have rainbow wildflowers, and have yummy wedding cake. Our family and friends truly made it all come together for us, they helped us find vendors, took my photos from pinterest that I loved and help my lose vision come to life. The day was absolute perfection, I could not have asked for anything better. The views were phenomenal, the food was amazing, and the weather was to die for!
Enjoy some of our photos from the dream team:
Photographer: Alison Marie Photography
Venue: Cobb Hill Estate
Florals: Eastview Flowers
Gown: Pearl Bridal
Makeup: 5 Diamond Salon
Allie and Matt faced the same dilemma that so many couples had faced this year with Covid, they had to decide to postpone their wedding or try to work their original wedding vision into the state’s guidelines for events during this pandemic. They chose to reschedule from their original date and move the ceremony to a backyard one during the summer so they could have their guests outside as much as possible. As luck would have it, their wedding day started with rain and cloudy skies, but just in time for their first look the rain finally stopped…and the rest of the day we were able to be outside and even saw some sun! Their family and friends all worked together to create such a beautiful space that was so full of their personalities and had so many little details. I hope this wedding can inspire some brides who are feeling disappointed that you can have a beautiful backyard wedding in the midst of a pandemic…even with some rain 🙂
Makeup: Salon Naomi
Florals: Stylish Blooms
DJ: Jim from Rob Alberti’s