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Keely's Wedding Day Prep at Bowing Oaks, a Tale of Love, Laughter, and Vows

Pajama Photo
Bridal Party

A glimpse into the world of bridal beauty as we uncover the captivating journey of Keely's wedding day preparation at the Bowing Oaks venue. We unveil the artistry duo of Ashley and Maureen, the heartfelt moments that filled the air, and the radiant love that surrounded Keely and Adam on their special day.

The Artists Duo Behind the Look:

Ashley (beautybyashleytaylor) and

Maureen (maureenattheparlor)

always brings every bride's vision to life with their magic touch. For Keely, makeup artist Ashley and hairstylist Maureen were the dream team behind her captivating bridal look. The preview session on the 20th of January, transformed Keely's inspirations into reality, setting the tone for a day that would be remembered forever. Every brushstroke and curl was a step towards turning Keely into the bride of her dreams.

Bride Getting Ready
Keely getting ready in the Bridal Suite

An Early Beauty Session:

On the morning of February 12, 2023, Keely and her beautiful bridesmaids shared moments that would forever be etched in their hearts. As Ashley and Maureen worked their magic, laughter and stories filled the air, creating a sense of camaraderie that would accompany Keely throughout her journey down the aisle. Amidst the bustling excitement, the personalized touches of the Hair and makeup duo added an artistic touch to Keely's overall look.

A Grateful Gesture: A Recipe Book for the HMU Duo

Keely's gratitude shone brightly through a thoughtful and unique gesture. She expressed her thanks to the HMU duo with a personalized recipe book, a token of appreciation that symbolized the blend of beauty and care that made her day truly exceptional.

Wedding Party
Wedding Party

Vows Underneath the Oak Trees:

The ceremony was nothing short of magical as Keely and Adam exchanged their vows in the presence of loved ones and the majestic oak trees that adorned the property. The natural beauty of the surroundings mirrored the purity of their love, creating a scene that was straight out of a fairytale.

Newly Weds
Keely + Adam

Dancing into Forever: Keely and Adam's First Dance

As the sun dipped below the horizon, Keely and Adam stepped onto the dance floor as the newlyweds. The words "Mr. and Mrs." took on a whole new meaning as they twirled and swayed in each other's arms. Their first dance marked the beginning of a new chapter, one that they embraced with hearts full of joy and love.

A Celebration Crafted with Love and Care

Behind the scenes of this picture-perfect day were a team of vendors who poured their expertise and passion into every detail. Francesca Cooper, The Eventful Gals, the mastermind planner, orchestrated the day flawlessly. Bowing Oaks, with its rustic elegance and spacious venues, set the stage for this unforgettable celebration.

Southern Palms Studio beautifully captured every moment, while Seawalk Custom Florals added a touch of nature's elegance. The culinary creations from Chef's Garden catered to the senses, and the tunes from ProShow Disc Jockey set the mood for celebration.

A Day to Remember Forever

Keely's bridal journey was crowned with a wedding dress from Love a Bridal Boutique, a symbol of timeless elegance that matched the grandeur of the day. And what's a celebration without a touch of artistry? Melissa Munger, the live painter, turned the day's magic into a tangible masterpiece.

In the end, Keely's wedding day was a symphony of love, beauty, and heartfelt moments. From the early morning glam to the dancing beneath the stars, every element added to the tapestry of their love story. As Keely and Adam embarked on their journey as husband and wife, their first dance echoed in the hearts of all who witnessed it—a dance of joy, connection, and forever love.


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