Jordan & Luke || Athens Backyard Boho Wedding || Atlanta Wedding Photographer

Meet Jordan & Luke,

So easy to say that these two will be forever in our hearts. I simply adore their bright spirit and way to look at life, loving each other seems so natural to them and its really just beautiful watching them together! We are both so happy that we met Jordan and Luke. Read bellow some special notes they shared on their wedding day to each other. Grab a tissue and enjoy this sweet love story!

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May you have the love only two can know.
May you go where only two as one may go.
May the sun rise and set in your bonded hearts and the moon never find you too long apart.
May you cherish each other’s dreams as your own and turn stumbling blocks into steppingstones.
May you brave life’s mountains and miles together.
May there be no storm your love cannot weather.
May you be lovers and allies and friends.
May your soul’s conversation never end.
May you capture on earth what’s in heaven above.
May your hearts know the rapture of an uncommon love.

Love is a temporary madness, it erupts like volcanoes and then subsides. And when it subsides, you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part. Because this is what love is. Love is not breathlessness, it is not excitement, it is not the promulgation of promises of eternal passion, it is not the desire to mate every second minute of the day, it is not lying awake at night imagining that he is kissing every cranny of your body. No, don't blush, I am telling you some truths. That is just being "in love", which any fool can do. Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident.
Excerpt from captain corellis mandolin

“An Uncommon Love
By Terah Cox”

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Luke,

Today is finally happening. I’ve dreamt of someone like you for my entire life. Little did I know when I met you almost 10 years ago it would be the most perfect liddie handsome known as yourself. I couldn’t imagine having someone who better suits me and loves me like you do. You understand me, my flaws and you do everything you can to work around the crazy parts of me (which isn’t very much ;))
My most favorite thing about you is that you’re willing to work with me to change together and make our relationship stronger.
I have no doubt in my mind that our relationship will persevere through any issue we encounter and we will handle it like a team and with love and gracefulness. 
To say I’m lucky to be your wife is an understatement. I get to marry the most kind hearted, beautiful soul I’ve ever met.
I promise to put you first, love you, care for you in anything you do. I promise to be your very best friend as well as your biggest supporter.
I’m ready to do this if you are! I can’t wait to watch our lives grow together and as one. You mean the entire world to me. I love you more than anything.
- Jordan

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When looking for what inspired our big day we wanted it to be as “us” as it could be as well as something we could look back on and feel like it withstood the test of time. Nature was a big aspect of our wedding because we used a lot of florals and a lot of wood within our decor.

I went into the whole “looking for a dress” thing very nervous because I tend to jump the gun with decisions because I have my mind set of “I have to get it that day!” So I had to have a different mindset when going into dress shopping. We went to two places and the second place was where we found my dress. It’s a two piece dress which I don’t find to be very common and I really enjoyed that. The woman who helped me put my “look” together had the idea of wearing the body suit with a different skirt for each anniversary and I loved that idea. I’m a hair stylist so my hair was an important aspect of my wedding day vibe. I actually had two different trials with one of my close friends and she was amazing and knew exactly what I wanted. I wanted everything to be very flown and relaxed, not super uptight or classic.
The story of my wedding ring is pretty cool. When Luke and I would look around for fun at jewelry stores or online stores I was never able to find anything that I really loved and that stood out to me. I went on Etsy and looked around and I found that antique rings suited my style much more. The ring that Luke picked out for me is from the 1930s and the diamond is hand cut. I feel really grateful that I got to have a ring that had history behind it.

Our wedding day was a whirlwind of emotions! I gave myself the motto of “be present” before the day began because I do have a habit of getting ahead of myself. So I tried to take in every moment so I would remember every last detail of the day. I wished my future self could have told my wedding day self that everything f would end up working out so that I could relax a little more. But it was the most beautiful, laid back vibe. Exactly what we wanted. -Jordan

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The first look was my most favorite part of the day. I really felt that when the first look happened everything relaxed in me and I came to the realization that I was actually marrying my best friend. -Jordan


Typically there’s that moment when the bride walks down the aisle and the groom is overcome with emotion and I feel like that would have put a lot of pressure on me if I knew that everyone was looking at me for a reaction. I’m happy at the first look I was able to privately take it all in with Jordan.
My favorite part of the day was the ceremony because of how pretty it was and how happy everyone was for us. - Luke

Vendors:

Wedding Venue : Private Residency

Reception: The Cotton Warehouse

Photography: Aline Marin Photography

Wedding Officiant: Nathan Altman

Stationary Print Company: Minted

Florist: European Floral Designs insta: @eurofloral

Rentals: Oconee Events insta: @oconeeeventsinc

Music - Band/DJ: Nice Entertainment insta: @nice_entertainment

Videographer : Black Hill Film insta:@blackhillphotofilm

Wedding Dress: The Sentimentalist insta: @thesentimentalistatl

Hairstylist: Kasey Lowe - Wild Moon Studio

Makeup Artist: Juli Vasquez

Caterer: Beyond Details Atlanta insta: @beyonddetails

Cake: Publix

Wedding Bands: Bride: Spencers Jewlers insta: @ spencersjewlers Groom EMBR insta: @embrbands