Darrow’s Pond Rustic Winter Wedding


I’ve been secretly DYING to share these photos from Cari + Tanner’s rustic winter wedding at Darrow’s Pond Lodge, Washington LITERALLY 5EVAAA!! These two truly had such a thoughtful and cozy wedding. I seriously could not get them off my mind for SO LONG! The energy present between these two and every single person who supported them on their special day was seriously so incredible. The positive vibes went on all day and all night!

Cari spent her morning giggling alongside her girl’s as they got ready to watch her walk down the aisle. They popped champagne on the patio, and cheered to the very best day of her life. Cari left me teary eyed when she shared the sweetest first look with her dad, surprising him with a special gift to commemorate this milestone in here life. I literally could not contain my excitement during Cari and Tanner’s first look. Tanner’s entire soul was on freakin’ FIRE, and he could not take his eyes off of his beautiful bride

Their ceremony took place right in the middle of their STUNNING, cozy airbnb living room. It felt so loving and homey. Their entire day was giving me allll the rustic winter wedding vibes. Every single person in that room was genuinely moved by their loving vows. It was so incredible to feel the energy between these two, and all of their loved ones.

Following their ceremony, I chased behind as the newlyweds ventured into the tallest trees to soak up their new title of husband and wife. They cuddled, smooched, and left my stomach sore from laughing. The forest floor was still covered in patches of snow, and served as the PERFECT backdrop for their day.

The evening ended on the dance floor (my favorite place YAASSS) and TRUST ME… these guys KNEW exactly how to party. From the youngest of young to the elders, every single person was throwin’ DOWN on the dance floor. One of my favorite parts of this wedding was how adventurous and carefree everyone was. They totally blew my mind when they all jumped into the pool together. I had such a wonderful time with these two, and I TOTTTALLY think we should do it again… and again… and again. LOVE YA CARI + TANNER!!

Photography: @kaylaaesparza


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