Caity+Kevin // Rigmor House Wedding

Caity and Kevin had the best weather ever for their December engagement session so I guess it only figures that it would come back and bite us later. Their wedding day was collllld and produced a constant rain that went kinda sideways under umbrellas so we didn’t go out in it much. Also, we were all freezing. But, because it was so cold, Caity decided to wear her badass colored leggings under her wedding dress on a whim which was highly encouraged by myself and all her bridesmaids because YES. She also occasionally busted out a pink leather jacket which was also praised and adored. And, because Caity and Kevin are very clever and thought ahead about things, the Rigmor House was decorated beautifully inside and allowed for plenty of colorful photo ops. Despite the dreariness outside, we were happy and colorful and warm INSIDE OUR HEARTS (and inside the Rigmor House). So much color, all the color, flag bunting forever and ever amen.

So a grand time was had by all – there was dancing and donuts and floral bridesmaid dresses and Rifle Paper Co. Keds that I’m currently ordering for myself and a dream team of vendors, some of which are friends and former clients of ours – and everyone had a wonderful time. Caity and Kevin didn’t let the rain get them down. They knew the most important thing about the day was each other, and that’s what makes a wedding run smoothly despite any sort of technical hitches you may run into. Also, it’s pretty brilliant to plan your wedding outside but to make sure that it’ll still look badass if you have to move it inside. Their use of color and whimsy in their decor was fantastic and made the interior quite happy. Everyone danced the night away, and the lucky ones among them stayed overnight at the Rigmor House, so they didn’t even need to leave (also brilliant to have your venue double as a hotel). We are so happy to have worked with these guys and wish them all the best in life and love and with their cat Haley who is really fluffy and cute.

Date: April 7, 2018
Ceremony + Reception Venue: The Rigmor House // Chapel Hill, NC
First Dance Song: “There Are Many Ways to Say I Love You” – Sylvan Esso
Kevin’s Occupation: Science and math teacher at Duke Hospital School
Caity’s Occupation: Occupational therapist for Durham VA Homeless Programs
How You Met: Caity messaged Kevin on OkCupid, our first date was at Geer St Garden and Cocoa Cinnamon!
Interesting Fact: We have a hilarious tortie cat named Haley who is friendly and feisty. Caity used to play flute in a salsa band. Kevin uses his chemistry knowledge to turn fire green. Kevin can lick his left elbow and either of anybody else’s elbows.
Honeymoon: Considering Banff! Or Idaho! Or Utah!
Officiant: NC Secular Weddings
DJ: DJ Ryan the DJ
Florist: Bluebird Meadows
Cake: Donuts from Rise
Caterer: Happy Cardinal Catering
Hair/Makeup: The Makeup Culture
Coordinator: The Details Events
Wreath: Haw River Wreath Co
Ties, Pocket Squares, Lapel Pins: Natty Neckware

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