Lemur L’amour: Just a Few More Pictures

After cutting the cakes, we snuck out for a few more couples pictures. But first, we grabbed our parents’ wedding pictures and posed for a shot or two.

All pictures by Niki Marie Photography.

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My parents were both 22 when they got married and Mr. Lemur’s parents were in their early 20s. This last weekend my parents celebrated their 28th wedding anniversary and Mr. Lemur’s parents have been married for 31 years. We have a great legacy to live up to!

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Then we slipped outside to the slightly drizzly grey skies to snap a few pictures. Niki had scoped out a wooded area directly below the lodge…in fact, if you walked out on the balcony you could watch the impromptu photo shoot, and several kids did just that.

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I bought my sweater for $7.50 at Old Navy and it was one of my best decisions of wedding planning (along with the cakes, getting married indoors, and marrying Mr. Lemur, of course). I didn’t anticipate using it, since last year on our wedding date it was 95 degrees. Of course, this year it was 60 degrees and I was so thankful to have a cardigan on my shoulders and arms.

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Hands down, some of my favorite pictures of the day. And I still wear that sweater to work occasionally.

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I took my sweater off for a few shots, although I can’t say I like these as much. The extra pop of color was really perfect in the woods.

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Getting out of the woods in a dress wasn’t particularly easy. I definitely couldn’t have done it in a princess style dress, that’s for sure.

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Random candids and bloopers aside, several of these pictures have made their way to frames in our apartment. I’m so glad we took just fifteen minutes away from our guests to snap a few more couples pictures. Inside, the party was wrapping up and it was almost time to go!

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The wedding day began at 5:30 am and continued as we got ready at the venue. We had our perfect first look and then took couples pictures in the road. After bridal party pictures and family pictures, it was time to begin the ceremony! I walked down the aisle and began the ceremony, then we said I do and were husband and wife. Then it was time to be seated for the reception, kids and all! We started eating and admired the cakes before digging in.

BLOGGER

Mrs. Lemur

Location:
Greenville, South Carolina
Wedding Date:
May 2013
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    wellies 1425 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:59 am

    I love these pictures! :) The color of your cardigan is beautiful!

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    thunderberry 511 posts, Busy bee @ 7:29 am

    Is that the Old Navy shrunken cardi? :) I had one too and looooved it so much, but then it got a hole in it! It made me sad.

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    mslemur 616 posts, Busy bee @ 8:07 am

    @thunderberry: Yes! Actually, the one I bought was half off because it had a tiny hole in the shoulder, but you can’t even tell because it’s hidden by my hair. I’m guessing it’s not the greatest construction, but that’s what you get when you pay $15 for a sweater, right? ;)

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    cosmo_gmr 946 posts, Busy bee @ 8:15 am

    Beatufil pics!

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    campfire 1045 posts, Bumble bee @ 8:54 am

    You’re so pretty, Mrs. Lemur!

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    bluewhale 638 posts, Busy bee @ 9:26 am

    I LOOOOOVE those photos. And you’re right. The sweater is perfect.

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    bridesmomma 460 posts, Helper bee @ 10:13 am

    Beautiful photos! Your hair really held up all day and still looked gorgeous near the end!

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    sword 1029 posts, Bumble bee @ 10:19 am

    so beautiful, i love your cardigan too!

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    missgoldfish 454 posts, Helper bee @ 10:54 am

    I love the pop of color your sweater adds to these photos!

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    mstreasure 1655 posts, Bumble bee @ 12:53 pm

    I really love your cardigan!

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    mspony 9265 posts, Buzzing Beekeeper @ 5:11 pm

    These pictures are beautiful and I just love your cardigan!

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    bracelet 1419 posts, Bumble bee @ 6:55 pm

    That photo op with your parents’ wedding photos is such a great idea!

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    mslemur 616 posts, Busy bee @ 7:06 pm

    You all are too sweet :)

    @bridesmomma: I know, right?! Normally my curls fall in an hour or so.

    @Mrs. Bracelet: Everyone loved it! And it was really special to my parents :)

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    gondola 1046 posts, Bumble bee @ 1:02 am

    You pulled of the cardigan and wedding dress look perfectly! Beautiful!

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    mswallaby 2069 posts, Buzzing bee @ 5:56 am

    Oh my word, so pretty!! I just love the pop of coral from your sweater, that worked out perfectly.

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