March 19, 2021

Romantic, Intimate Wedding in Backyard | Rhode Island

Stacey and Timmy’s intimate wedding in their backyard was filled with so much love. And I came out of it with 2 awesome new pals!!

These two are the definition of turning lemons into lemonade with COVID. They created every part of their day with so much intention: the vows. The surprise lil’ setup by Timmy for his new wife (I’ll get into that in a sec). The guests. The DIY decor, the vendors, and more.

bride and groom laughing

The Highlights

My favorite part of Stacey & Timmy’s intimate wedding day? When Timmy met Stacey halfway down the aisle to bring her up to the arch with him🥺. It was the sweetest thing to watch.

He also surprised her later in the evening with a beautiful little setup in the woods where they originally thought of having their ceremony (a spot that Stacey loved). She was so happy when she saw it!!

The Love Story

I like to ask my couples to give me a little background about their love story. Because obviously they can tell it better than I ever could! Here’s what Stacey wrote:

“Timmy and I met 10 years ago while we were working at the same restaurant.. and we have been together for the last 8 years. Life for us has become about dogs, sports, food and wine….. in no particular order besides dogs first. Timmy proposed at the beach near us and he had put together a video of a bunch of pictures of us over the years and he played it on a projector to our now first dance song! Haha we plan to build (it has been a process for sure so hopefully it comes true haha) a house on timmys parents property, a short walk from where our wedding will be so it means a lot to us that we will be doing it there.

As far as the wedding is concerned, it wasn’t what we initially had planned but we made the best out of the current situation. We have designed and/or constructed (and by we constructing I mainly mean Timmy has constructed hahaha he’s the handy one) almost every part of the wedding so we are hoping all of our DIY projects come together and we can have something we are proud of and it will mean that much more to us knowing that we did it all!”

Happy married life you two!!❤️

green wedding stationery
wedding welcome sign

Rhode Island Wedding Vendor Team:

Video: Veiled in Motion

Catering: GottaQ BBQ Food Truck

Tent: Newport Tent Company

Chairs: Pranzi Rentals

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