Sarah is one of those bright gems that lights up any room. You can’t help but want to be her friend and it’s no surprise that family and friends flew in from around the world to spend the wedding week with Sarah & Gijon at the Notch House and The Little Farm in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom.
Sarah & Gijon opted to do a first look session and take the bulk of the family photos before the ceremony and I just love Gijon’s reaction to seeing Sarah in her wedding dress on their wedding day.
We took some time to drive down to the shores of Lake Willoughby for some wedding photo magic …
… it’s fantastic to see two beautiful people who are so much in love.
Back at the Notch House, a huge surprise was waiting for Sarah as Gijon had conspired to have their friend fly in from Israel.
In the meantime, groomsmen were busy tying their bow ties, boutonnières were being pinned and I’m so happy that I managed to capture this moment between Gijon’s parents.
The wedding ceremony took place at The Little Farm, which I adore. The location overlooking Lake Willoughby is absolutely perfect and Allen & Pat, the hosts, couldn’t be any more hospitable if they tried. Gijon’s parents both walked their son down the aisle …
… and seeing Sarah being escorted down the aisle by both of her parents as well was truly a special moment.
Since we had taken the majority of their wedding photos prior to the ceremony, Sarah & Gijon got to enjoy cocktail hour, hang out with their friends and even unwrap their first wedding present from Enne, who had flown in from Germany for the occasion.
Just check out all these cute babies!
In case anybody needed any further proof of how awesome Sarah & Gijon’s friends and family are, here you go: we spontaneously decided to take a group photo of everybody in attendance and these kind folks happily abandoned the joys of cocktail hour to take this photo for Sarah! You guys rock!
We stole away for just a bit to take more photos of just Sarah & Gijon … you know when they say “A picture is worth 1000 words”? Yep. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.
Swoon! Absolutely loved the Spanish inspired wedding decor full of color.
Oh, and Sarah & Gijon didn’t have one but EIGHT (8) wedding cakes.
The toasts had people in stitches and it was abundantly clear how much these two are cherished by their loved ones.
We headed over to the barn for the official dances and to get the party started in style!
Sarah & Gijon – what a fabulous day! Wishing you a world of happiness and many, many more adventures!!!
Kat – Kingdom Wedding Photography by Kat
your Lake Willoughby Vermont destination wedding photographer