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A Formal Seaside Wedding at a Private Residence in Corolla, North Carolina


                    Talk about a formal seaside affair! Ryan Hart (29 and a lawyer) and Brian O'Neill (29 and a lawyer) wanted their wedding to comb

Talk about a formal seaside affair! Ryan Hart (29 and a lawyer) and Brian O'Neill (29 and a lawyer) wanted their wedding to combine a classy theme with the casualness of their beach location. With the help of wedding planner Rachel Moser from Glam and Lace, they definitely nailed it. The New Jersey natives exchanged vows in the penthouse of a private estate on the beach in Corolla, North Carolina. They fell in love with the amazing vistas of the ocean and dunes the moment they saw it. Florist Renee Landry Events added plenty of romance to the loft space by creating two blush pillars wrapped with peach and green florals to serve as the wedding arbor. Afterward, guests headed to the perfectly manicured lawn next to the beach for a delicious lobster dinner catered by Black Pelican. The highlight of the night was the amazing dance floor. Ryan and Brian had a custom crystal chandelier made to hang over the pool turned dance floor. Since the covering of the water was glass, they loved the way it shimmered with all the lighting. See all our favorite details, captured by Ryan & Rach Photography, below.

The centerpiece of the reception was a custom-made chandelier that was displayed above the glass-covered pool turned dance floor. Ryan and Brian loved how the crystal light looked over the glowing water and used it as a motif on their stationery. The menu cards were ivory with gold typography printed on top.
Renee Landry Events created this stunning bouquet for Ryan to carry down the aisle. It included pink roses, peach garden roses, green hydrangeas, blush sweet peas and pink peonies. With its combination of textures and pastel colors, it was perfect for the formal seaside affair.
The bridesmaids donned these champagne cocktail dresses for Ryan and Brian's wedding. Ryan loved the clean, sheath-style fit and how they matched the classic blush, ivory and gold palette. The ladies completed their look with updos and crystal earrings.
Ryan and Brian exchanged vows in the penthouse of the beachfront estate. They loved the oversize windows and amazing vistas of the ocean and dunes. Wedding planner Glam and Lace and florist Renee Landry Events worked together to set up two blush pillars, which they wrapped with peach and green flowers.
Brian wore a custom-made Brooks Brothers tuxedo for the formal seaside affair in Corolla, North Carolina. The groomsmen echoed his look with JoS. A Bank attire. The men added a little romance to their look with pink rose boutonnieres that went beautifully with the blush and peach bouquets.
Instead of traditional escort cards, Ryan and Brian got the party started with Moet & Chandon champagne. They wrapped each bottle with a brown-paper tag tied with a gold ribbon. The couple handwrote each guest's name and table on the paper.
Great Cakes created this three-tier confection for dessert. Each tier was decorated with white pearl-style detailing around the bottom. Lots of pink roses topped the cake and cascaded down the side for added romance.
The reception took place on a perfectly manicured lawn next to the ocean in Corolla, North Carolina. Ryan and Brian, with the help of wedding planner Glam and Lace, decorated the space with wooden farm tables, sparkly gold runners, gold chiavari chairs, and pink and peach centerpieces.
Renee Landry Events arranged white peonies, pink roses and peach garden roses to serve as the centerpieces. Sparkly gold table runners, metallic vases and gold chiavari chairs added plenty of glamour to the wooden farm tables.
Ryan and Brian had a custom chandelier made to hang over the glass-covered pool turned dance floor. The couple loved the look of the glowing pool and the ambiance it created for the dance party. The crystal chandelier and string lights were the perfect touch.