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Caryn Lynn & Blake Davis

A Childhood Dream


Married

Mar 18, 2017
Miramar Beach , Florida


Photo Credit

Sarah and Paul Photography


Style Guide


Color Palette



Style

Destination


Season

Spring





The First Encounter

My cousin invited me to go to her sorority’s “sisterhood sibling cocktail” event. I was honestly dreading it, but I broke down and said “yes”. Little did I know what was REALLY going to happen. On the way to the event, my cousin told me we had to go to a venue called The Red Barn to take pictures beforehand with some of her sorority sisters. When we pull up to The Red Barn, we start to walk down and no one was around. After walking about halfway down the field, I noticed Blake, my boyfriend, standing in the field. On February 6, 2016, Blake Davis asked me to marry him at The Red Barn in Auburn right at sunset. It is a day I will never forget!


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In Preparation

I have known since I was a little girl exactly where I wanted my wedding. The moment Blake popped the question, everyone started asking where do you think you want to get married? I replied with “Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort on the Grand Lawn”. I had no idea what other vendors I wanted, but I knew my venue. Picking out vendors was easy since Mary-Katherine Owen with Sandestin Weddings gave me a WONDERFUL preferred vendor list. I picked out most of my vendors from that list. I spent time researching and emailing all the vendors and then narrowed it down to my favorites. I was so unbelievably happy with every single vendor I picked, they were all beyond amazing!


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The Big Day

The morning of my big day, I just couldn’t believe it was here. After all the planning, I was excited to finally see everything come together. I had ten bridesmaids, so we started hair and makeup at 6:30 AM. My day was STRESS-FREE thanks to my amazing wedding planner. She was there in the morning when we started and stayed until our reception was over. She handled EVERYTHING. Neither I or my mom had to lift a finger on the day of my wedding or worry about a thing. I just got to sit back, relax, sip mimosas, and enjoy my day.


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The Retreat

For our honeymoon, we went to the Dominican Republic. We stayed in Punta Cana at the Majestic Mirage Resort. It was FABULOUS. We stayed a total of 6 nights. The resort was brand new, and we went there when it was only open for a couple of months. We loved everything about the resort. It was an all-inclusive and had everything you could possible need including beautiful beaches and cabanas by the beach and pool. Our room had an upstairs sky deck with a hot tub and a lounge bed. It was the PERFECT honeymoon!


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Featured Wedding Vendors

Caterer

Hilton Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

 

Contributing Vendors

Ceremony Venue

The Grand Lawn – Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort

Cake

Holy Cakes

Entertainment

Matt Winter Band

GTS Entertainment

Cuircuit Management

B-Boy Productions

Planner

Defining Moments Weddings and Special Events

Favors & Gifts

The Knot

For Your Party

Etsy

Flowers

Florals by the Sea

Gown

Bridals by Lori

Bridesmaid Dresses

Bella Bridesmaid

Invitations

AP Designs

Photographer

Sarah and Paul Photography

 

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