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An Intimate + Magical Day After Wedding Photo Session that combined loves of Disney + Harry Potter

Today's featured Day After the Wedding Photo Session with Leesha and Russell is filled with intimacy and magic.

It's a completely relaxed feel from the hustle and bustle of the wedding day. Get ready to be transformed to a place with the perfect blend of fairytale princess and Harry Potter whimsy.

Fairytale Themed Wedding Day After Photo Session | disney and harry potter inspired wedding photos | Wedding Photos from Laguna Beach, California / photo by Peterson Design + Photography

The gorgeous photos are from Marisa and Tim of Peterson Design & Photography. The couple had married the day before at Disneyland but wanted more photos that combined their two loves - Disney and Harry Potter. Their shoot took place at Victoria Beach in Laguna Beach and since they had a Tangled theme wedding this location was perfect. This beach features an old Victorian lighthouse type structure that was built in 1926 and contains a spiral staircase with access to the beach. Are you ready for lots of stunning photography inspiration?

Purple Bridal Bouquet with Paper Flowers | disney and harry potter inspired wedding photos | Wedding Photos from Laguna Beach, California / photo by Peterson Design + Photography

The scene was set with an elegant beach picnic that combined books, vintage luggage (for the trip to Hogwarts of course!), macarons with quiddich goals, and potion bottles. Paper flowers were made from Harry Potter book pages and there was a laser cut golden snitch. The newlyweds even had their own wands from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and champagne exclusively from Walt Disney World. All the hand painted details were inspired by the ocean setting and the soft color palette of the day after session.

Vendor Credits:
Photography, Paper Goods + Paintings: Peterson Design & Photography
Florals: Peterson Design & Photography
Paper Flowers: Anthology On Main
Design/Styling: Peterson Design & Photography
Golden Snitch: 3D Central
Table Top + Furniture: from prop collection of Peterson Design & Photography
Shoes: Converse
Flower Crown: SquishNChips
Macarons: Bolu Bakery (from Fullerton, CA)
Suit: J Ferrar

A Pink Wedding Fairytale Styled Shoot {Complete with a Frog on the Cake}

This fairtytale themed styled wedding shoot is absolutely breathtaking. I LOVE the bright pink in the bouquet, the sequined pink wedding gown and the mini cakes with the gold touches. There's even a white frog with gold accents on the wedding cake.

Vendor Credits: Photographer: collective67 // Event Planner: Bweddings // Location: Estates of Sunnybrooke // Floral Designer: Kaas Floral Design // Dress Designer: Sharleez Concept // Linens and Coverings: Susan Murray International // Culinary: The Cake Parlour // Makeup Artist: Dash Beauty Bar and Accessories + Milshi Makeup & Hair

Submitted via Two Bright Lights
A Fall Wedding Fairytale : Pocahontas Princess Inspired Photo Shoot from Sassy Mouth Photography

This week I'm bringing another fairytale inspired photo shoot your way. Marisa of Sassy Mouth Photography is back with another stunning fairytale inspired photo shoot . . . this time it's Pocahontas. Remember Marisa's Cinderella Wedding shoot and her Sleeping Beauty Wedding I've already featured? For this particular shoot, there's a bit less detail when compared to the others. But, that's because Marisa wanted to focus more on beautiful Princess imagery . . . and she has certainly accomplished that. These photos will have you saying "WOW"!  {oh, and I should mention that Pocahontas and English Settler John Smith as actually husband wife in "real life"}

Vendor Team:
Photography - Sassy Mouth
Location - Castle Craig in Hubbard Park in Meriden, Connecticut
Hair, Makeup, & Modeling - Krystalized Designs
Dress - Real Size Bride
Head Wrap & Bouquet - Country Girl Collections

A Fairytale Wedding : A Sleeping Beauty Princess Inspired Photo Shoot from Sassy Mouth Photography

Would you agree that starting your week off in a fairytale sounds like a fun idea? Well, this week, that's just what we will be doing. Marisa of Sassy Mouth Photography is organizing the most amazing photo shoots that she is calling "The Sassy Princess Bride Wedding Series". You may remember Marisa's Cinderella Wedding shoot I featured not too long ago. Today's Sleeping Beauty shoot took place at Gillette Castle in Haddam, CT. What a perfect location ... I remember going to this castle and taking a tour during one of our vacations to Mystic, CT. The color palette consisted of pale pinks, grey, neutrals and black. And, believe it or not, the model just happened to be named Aurora herself, just like Sleeping Beauty. Here's the magical shoot . . .

Vendor Team:
Photography – Sassy Mouth
Set Design & Decor – Country Girl Collections
Printed Materials – Avantgarde Design
Cake – A Little Imagination Cakes
Flowers – Branch and Bloom
Dress – Bliss Bridal
Hair and Makeup – Krystalized Designs
Sleeping Beauty & Prince – Aurora Photography & Eric Frost

A Fairytale Wedding : A Cinderella Inspired Photo Shoot from Sassy Mouth Photography

What a treat I have for you today. As soon as saw this photo shoot from Marisa of Sassy Mouth Photography in Connecticut I knew it was a must feature. I'm in love with not only the idea of a fairytale wedding {after all, what girl isn't right?}, but when you mix in lots of bling and gorgeous detailing - it's definitely a winner for me. Today's Cinderella story starts after the happy ending. Wait until you see the sign on the dessert table - I LOVE IT!!!! Dessert is only served starting at a particular time - can you take a guess? It reads . . .

A dream is a wish your heart makes
The candy buffet opens at midnight
Thank you so much for celebrating with us

For even more photos from this stunning shoot, please browse thru the gallery below

Vendor Team:
Photography – Sassy Mouth Photography
Location – St. Clements Castle – Portland, Connecticut
Event Styling – Country Girl Collections
Dress and Accessories – Bliss Bridal
Hair and Makeup – Krystalized Designs
Cake - A Little Imagination Cakes
Dessert Table – The Candy Brigade
Printed Materials – Avantgarde Designs
Flowers – HGK Designs
Cinderella and Prince Charming – Amanda and Vincent