Michelle & Paul in Bald Head Island, NC

The Bride Michelle Flower, 26, a student The Groom Paul Smith, 27, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of California, Berkeley The Date June 26 Michelle and Paul didn't want to distract from their gorgeous beach backdrop, so they incorporated pastel hues, romantic floral arrangements and French-inspired decor elements to blend in with their sweet seaside nuptials.

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White-and-Lavender Wedding Cake

Reception First Dance

Tall Lavender Centerpieces

White and Purple Bridal Bouquet

Yellow and Blue Ceremony Decor

White and Light-blue Boutonniere

Blue and White Reception Decor

Envelope Escort Cards

Black Bridesmaid Dresses

Elegant Pastel Centerpieces

White and Light-blue Bow Ties

French Macaron Favors

Oceanfront Reception Venue

French Mint-Chocolate Macarons

White Linen and Glass Place Settings