Merrell Estate and Gardens Beach Wedding

Not far from the coast of North Carolina, located on Indian Beach is a lovely wedding venue called Merrell Estate and Gardens. This venue close to the beach and on the sound side of the island is perfect for the bride who wants a touch of tropical within her classy wedding.

Interested in learning more about Merrell Estate and Gardens? Feel free to check out more on them HERE


Hanna and Darian’s day started off with a sweet first look with the bride’s father. Hardly able to contain his excitement, her father spun around with the biggest grin on his face left speechless by the blushing bride.

The bride’s wedding dress surrounded by soft beach blues and whites.

Darian can barely keep himself from joyfully tearing up as he watches his bride to be walk down the aisle.

Between laughter, tears, and the loving family that surrounded them Hanna and Darian exclaimed “I do!” to one another

Cheering erupts as the ceremony comes to a close, they’re married!

First photos of family, then the bridal party, and finally just the two love birds.

Hanna chose Merrell Estates for the access to the beach, the classiness of the indoor ballroom, the stunning views, and the tropical landscape. All of which are perfect for photos

When I first heard of money dances I thought they sounded tacky at first, but after doing some more research I’ve found them to be a sweet way to shower the newlyweds in your love (and money!) learn more about money dances HERE

The Cake a classic naked cake with vanilla and buttercream icing decorated in flowers perfect for their beach wedding


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Before I left for the evening, I asked for a few more photos at sunset.

We snuck out during the reception and finished the evening out dancing and dipping under pastel pink skies.

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