Kara and James’ Wedding

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I recently had the honor of being in one of my best friends’ wedding.

Today just so happens to be her new hubby’s birthday, so I thought it fitting to post about it today. Happy birthday, JB!

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Steve met James in high school and they bonded over BMX bikes and Jame’s two busted knees. They became fast friends, so when I started dating Steve, I met James.

Kara and I were roommates in college. As soon as we met, we just clicked. We got one another’s sense of humor and spent countless hours together.

One day during my senior year, James texted me asking what I was up to. When I said nothing, he told me to come downstairs and open the door because he was at my house! Kara was in the kitchen between classes grabbing some dinner. We sat and chatted for a bit and as soon as he left, he texted me, “Who is your pretty spaghetti-eating roommate??”

I’m pretty sure I squealed when I told her. They went on their first date shortly thereafter. And as they say, the rest is history.

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The ceremony and reception were held in her aunt and uncle’s sprawling back yard on a hot, but beautiful June day. It was basically like a huge backyard party–corn-hole, horseshoes and an ice cream truck included! Kara and James DIY’d a ton of the decorations and details and I remember seeing the venue for the first time on the wedding day and thinking it was absolutely perfect. The big, shady trees; the decorations; the weather; everything. It all contributed to the laid back, fun vibe.

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Here’s wishing the two of you a world of happiness. Now and always. ❤

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Venue: Kara's Aunt & Uncles back yard!
 Kara's Wedding Dress: Anthropologie
 Kara's Shoes: Zappos
 Bridesmaids Dresses: Eshakti (10% off coupon code: NRVELLEDTH)
 Bridesmaid's Shoes: Spring, Steve Madden
 Hair Pieces + Kara's Jewelry: Etsy
 Groom's & Groomsmen's Attire: J. Crew
 Photography: ADG Photography
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