I have to say: five years ago when we were living in Texas, a trip to Hawaii for a wedding would have seemed pretty cool...but now that we live in England in the constant cold and need for layering, the idea of going to Hawaii sat in anticipation for me for months ahead like a tropical, exotic muse. With as much of a pedestal as I had it perched on, the trip had big shoes to fill. And I won't lie, it was even better than I could have imagined.
Here's why: Our friends Tyler & Amber are all-stars. They're succesful in their jobs and in friendships because they are kind and hard-working.The culmination of their attention to detail and consideration for those around them came full circle during their wedding week. Fun activities were planned, thoughtful moments were carved out, and well... their great taste just shone through. I get a little emotional thinking about how dear Amber's friendship is to me. She isn't just a friend I have fun with a couple of times a year when we see each other. She's my closest friend in London and, being expats in a different country, we share a lot of our lives together. The moments over the past few years that she's been a part of are written on my heart forever...So it was truly an honor to stand by them both as they committed to sharing their lives together.
Plus, it was so fun having Viola as the flower girl.
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A blog post won't do justice to expressing my love for this couple or how wonderful they really are...but the wedding photos? Well, they'll help give you a glimpse of what a wonderful day their Maui wedding was. And honestly, have you ever seen a more gorgeous bride? I honestly haven't. Amber took my breath away. Enjoy being a "guest" at their gorgeous wedding on the beaches of Wailea in Maui.