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A Casual Nautical-themed Wedding in Lake Tahoe, CA

  • Angie Silvy Photography
    Merrily Wed
    A private residence
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Courtney & Andrew in Lake Tahoe, CA
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Courtney carried a mix of natural elements (like acorns, lotus pods and birch) in her bouquet.
Bellissima Floral Creations
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In true Nantucket fashion (Andrew grew up there), the bridesmaids carried lightship baskets of flowers.
Bellissima Floral Creations
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Andrew paired his navy blazer with a boutonniere of flower buds and a fiddlehead fern.
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Andrew gave his each of his groomsmen a unique pair of cufflinks to fit their different styles.
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The bridesmaids wore navy dresses with green sashes, while the guys matched in navy and green striped ties.
Jenny Yoo Collection, Bella Bridesmaid, Los Gatos
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A ribbon-tied into a bow (Courtney’s favorite part) decorated the front of the couple’s pocket invitations.
Real Card Studios, Letter Perfect
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The ceremony took place right on Lake Tahoe, with the ski slopes in the backdrop. Simple flower arrangements kept the focus on the view.
A private residence
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The cards were placed in the slits of small, angled wooden stumps, which guests could take home to use as picture-holders.
Kimberly Richardson/White Seal Graphics
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Cocktail hour took place on the patio, where moss-and-votive filled jars created a romantic glow.
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Blue-green linens topped the bar tables and small rounds set up on the patio for pre-dinner sips and bites.
Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen Rental; other: Celebrations! Event Rentals and Tents
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Courtney and Andrew named their tables after meaningful places and listed them on cards with a life preserver motif.
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Custom, nautical-themed beer bottle labels were a fun touch.
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Fresh flowers and ivy brought a natural touch to the fondant tiers.
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The couple thought the lyrics to “This Will Be Our Year” by The Zombies was fitting for the occasion.
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Courtney and Andrew took pictures in a vintage Hacker-Craft boat—a perfect fit for the setting.

Courtney & Andrew in Lake Tahoe, CA

The Bride Courtney Shackleton, 29, a first grade teacher in Menlo Park The Groom Andrew Maury, 29, founder and managing partner of Nantucket Brand clothing The Date September 18 Courtney grew up vacationing at her family’s house on Lake Tahoe and, in turn, dreamed of getting married there. She and Andrew merged rustic, nautical and sophisticated touches to keep things elegant without losing the outdoorsy charm.
- Jaimie Dalessio
Their Ingredients
  • Angie Silvy Photography
  • Merrily Wed
  • A private residence
  • Bellissima Floral Creations
  • Jenny Yoo Collection, Bella Bridesmaid, Los Gatos
  • Real Card Studios, Letter Perfect
  • Kimberly Richardson/White Seal Graphics
  • Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen Rental; other: Celebrations! Event Rentals and Tents
  • D’lish Catering
  • Busta Groove

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