Sam & Nick's Love-Filled Wedding | Stanley Park May 2018

While Nick and the guys were hanging out at home, Sam and the ladies spent the morning getting their hair and makeup done by the ladies from Carve Beauty Bar at a nearby hotel. As everyone was getting ready, we kept peeking out the window hoping the rain would let up by the time we got Stanley Park for their first look. No luck! A steady light rain continued throughout the afternoon, dashing our hopes of photographing their First Look in the gardens.

Sam & Nick didn't seem to be phased by the rain at all. Luckily, the Beveridge Pavilion at Stanley Park has a perfect rain location right next door to the ceremony site. Their first look was really sweet, and you can hardly tell it was even raining at all!

After the ceremony, the party moved over to Union Station in Northampton for the reception. Sam & Nick and their wedding party were introduced into cocktail hour. (This was the first time we've seen this at a wedding, but going forward, we highly recommend it to any couple who wants to enjoy cocktail hour with their guests!!) Sam's Uncle Mike was the wedding planner and really put together a beautiful day. We especially loved all of the different centerpieces on the tables at the reception. Each table was unique and had its own arrangement of vintage books, Edison records, candles, and flowers.

After toasts and dinner, everyone danced the night away and everything was absolutely perfect. Congratulations Sam & Nick!

Black and white images of a white, lace wedding gown hanging on a custom Bride hanger.
Custom TOMS wedding shoes with characters and a love quote from the movie Tangled.
Diamond engagement ring and multi color gemstone ring.
Black and white photo of a hair stylist from Carve Beauty Bar putting the finishing touches on the brides hairstyle.
Carve Beauty Bar hair stylist applying hairspray to the bride's final look.
The bride's mom looks on at her daughter getting her hair styled on her wedding day.
The bride smiles as she walks up behind her groom just before their first look at Stanley Park in Westfield, MA.
Groom in a gray suit smiles as he sees his bride in a lace wedding gown for the first time.
Bride and groom smile at each other while holding a purple and white bouquet.
Bride and groom hold hands and kiss in a covered building on a rainy wedding day.
Bride holding a purple bouquet and groom smile in the garden at Stanley Park.
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Chalkboard design wedding sign at the Beveridge Pavillion with rain umbrellas in the background.
Driver holds a black umbrella over the bride, as she is escorted down the aisle by her dad and grandpa.
The groom wearing a gray suit and green tie smiles as he sees his bride walk down the aisle.
Bride with purple wedding flowers is escorted down the aisle by 2 people, her dad and grandpa.
Wide angle photo of a bride and groom's wedding ceremony at the Beveridge Pavillion at Stanley Park.
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Black and white photo of the groom smiling as his wife reads her wedding vows.
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Bride and groom share their first kiss and walk down the aisle together at Stanley Park pavilion.
Purple and gray wedding party on a rainy day.
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Smiling beautiful bride wearing a white lace wedding gown holds a purple bouquet in front of a vintage car.
Groom in a gray suit with green tie and purple boutonniere stands with his hands in his pockets.
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Bride in strapless lace wedding dress with her four best friends wearing purple bridesmaids dresses.
Black and white close up photo of a bride and groom's hands focusing on their wedding rings
Happy couple getting introduced into their reception for the first time as husband and wife.
Wedding table centerpiece with edison records, candles, and purple flowers.
Purple floral and vintage books wedding decor
Wedding centerpiece with white roses and flowers with candles
Purple wedding bouquet centerpiece with candles, Edison records, and flowers at Union Station in Northampton, MA.
Three tier wedding cake with floral rose cake topper and sheet music wrapped around each layer.
Close up of the side of a tiered wedding cake with a James Taylor sheet music band wrapped around each layer
The bride and groom laugh as the best man gives a speech at the Union Station Northampton wedding reception
Newlywed bride and groom kiss while toasting champagne flutes
Groom sings to his wife during their first dance in front of a lamp post at Union Station Northampton.
Bride and groom look at each other and smile during their first dance at the wedding reception.
Wedding rings stacked on a stuffed animal tapir's nose sticking out of a gift box that says cheers.
Bride in white fringe flapper dress dances with wedding guests.
Groom in a gray vest dances with wedding guests in front of a red light at the reception.
Bride in white wedding gown dances with her bridesmaid during the wedding reception at Union Station Northampton.
Wedding guests dance at Union Station in Northampton during a wedding reception.

The awesome crew of vendors we worked with at Sam & Nick's wedding:

Hair & Makeup: Carve Beauty Bar
Flowers: Floral Concepts by Tom
Wedding Planner: The bride's Uncle Mike
Ceremony: Beveridge Pavilion at Stanley Park | Westfield, MA
Ceremony Coordinator: Tanya Costigan Events
Reception: The Roosevelt Room at Union Station | Northampton, MA
DJ: Paul Sawyer
Cake: Pete's Sweets