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Mason’s Island Yacht Club Wedding | Maura + Travis

June 2, 2018

Mason’s Island Yacht Club Wedding {06.02.18} with Flora/Lighting by A Gala Affair and Stationary/Signage from CMB Creative Group. The Venue: Masons Island Yacht Club cake by Colleen Gebhard, hair by Kathryn W. Salon and makeup by Kate Clancy. The bride wore: BHLDN. Ceremony Band: Wooly Mammoth and Reception Band: Sunday Gravy. Justice of the Peace Veronica La Vista.

If rain on your wedding day is good luck, Maura + Travis have bucket-fulls of the best luck ever coming their way!  Saturday morning on the drive over to a picturesque Mason’s Island home where Maura was getting ready, the rain started coming down.  And not too gently either-it was in that torrential New England downpour kinda way.  But when I arrived Maura was not phased by the weather whatsoever, instead was just enjoying the chill morning with her sister, mom. and adorable niece. As if she knew she had no reason to worry, the rain cleared right when Maura had her finishing touches of hair and makeup, and everything was on for the outdoor celebration!

Maura + Travis admittedly took a while to get to the alter (or should I say the beautiful wooden arch with an ombre macrame wall hanging straight out of my boho dreams).  After an 18 year friendship, dating for 10 of those years, they have been able to spend a lot of time together doing the things they love the most.  Beginning with their first date at Go Fish, which I just have to mention has an excellent track record for matchmaking the perfect couples *ahem hubby*, they grew to love traveling, adventuring, going to Phish shows, (they may have seen every one played in the past 18 years!) cooking and eating delicious meals together.  They love doing pretty much anything as long as they are together.  So while a proposal was probably a no-brainer,  it was also a long time coming.  When it did happen it was a perfectly romantic Valentine’s Day proposal.  After dinner at the Spicer Mansion, Travis had plans to ask Maura to be his wife at their home in front of the fireplace.  As luck would have it by the time they came home it was dangerously close to midnight.  Almost ready to head to bed when they got home, Maura turned around to see Travis kneeling on one knee.  After some “no’s” of disbelief,  she finally said Yes!  just in time.  Valentine’s Day was officially the day they began planning their ever after together and the Mason’s Island Yacht Club wedding of their dreams.

After over a year of planning, it was finally “the day”.  As I mentioned the rain cleared just in time for this Mason’s Island Yacht Club wedding and for Maura to take a walk down the aisle with her father.  With lights hanging in the trees, boats out in the mystic fog, and live music serenading them it was the perfect setting for these two.   A truly personal and lovely ceremony delivered to the couple and their loving family and friends. After I do’s, rings, and first kisses, the newlyweds were official!  We spent some time taking special family photos, celebrating all of the beautiful relationships Maura + Travis have created.   The dinner was a mix of indoor and outdoor seating, and a LOT of laughter and excitement.  You could hear the buzz of excitement all the way out on the docks that evening, and probably clear across the water.  One of the highlights of the night to me was when Travis took the microphone and thanked everyone for coming, but also made a special little toast of sorts to Maura to just tell her how much he loved her.  It was the sweetest!  After dinner was served, the awesome Sunday Gravy started playing and the crowd was up and dancing immediately and I KNOW Maura + Travis had a blast dancing the night away!

I would love to thank you guys so much for having me be a part of your wedding day.  I loved seeing your beautiful vision come to life, and seeing all the joy your friends and family had for you and your new life together.  I know you guys are going to be continuously having so much fun together, and I cannot wait to watch it all unfold!  Enjoy the photos of this beautiful Mason’s Island Yacht Club wedding below!

xo~ Ames






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