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Happily Ever After: Nana and Cleon’s Multi-cultural Intimate Ballroom Wedding in DC
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Happily Ever After: Nana and Cleon’s Multi-cultural Intimate Ballroom Wedding in DC

Nana and Cleon's love story first began when both were part of the same church youth group. For Cleon, it was love at first sight, and though life separated them for a time, fate would always bring them back together. Knowing in their hearts that they truly belonged together it wasn't long after reconnecting that Cleon began planning their perfect proposal that would lead them down the path towards happily ever after... Read all about Nana and Cleon's love story, sweet proposal, and experiences in their modern ballroom wedding in Washington DC. Bride & Groom: Nana & Cleon Occupations: Physician & Police Officer Wedding Location: Park Hyatt Washington DC Tell us how you met and all about the proposal. We met in 2002 when Cleon first came from Jamaica. Our fa...
Miracle of Love: Charming Chapel Wedding in Maryland
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Miracle of Love: Charming Chapel Wedding in Maryland

Miracle and Garvin first met byway of mutual friends. For Garvin, it was love at first sight, in his words, he felt "there was a sense of calmness, happiness and peace in his soul" when meeting her. Over time, Miracle would prove to be the miracle of his life, and it wasn't long before Garvin was planning their perfect proposal. It was after Thanksgiving, surrounded by family and close friends, when Garvin asked Miracle to spend the rest of their lives together as husband and wife... Read all about Miracle & Garvin's love story, proposal, and experiences in their gorgeous Chapel wedding in Maryland - captured by Judah Avenue Photography. Bride & Groom: Miracle & Garvin Occupations: Project Manager & Engineer Wedding location: Bishop’s Chapel & Camelot ...
A Perfect Match: Daphne & Shaun’s Lovely Lakeside Manor Wedding
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A Perfect Match: Daphne & Shaun’s Lovely Lakeside Manor Wedding

It was while attending a wedding when Daphne first became aware of Shaun through his brother who was dating her friend. During discussion they thought Daphne and Shaun would make the perfect couple, and so passed along Daphne's contact information. Shaun reached out the following day and soon they were on their way to a first date. It wasn't before they began to realize how perfect of a match they truly are... Read all about Daphne & Shaun's love story, proposal, and experiences in their intimate lakeside manor wedding - featuring Officiant services by Dr. Lesly of Wedding Bliss Ceremonies. ________________________________________ Bride & Groom: Daphne & Shaun Occupations: Registered Nurse & Physical Therapist Wedding location: The Gramercy at Lakeside ...
Gift Mawuenya & John Dumelo’s Outdoor Wedding in Royal Senchi Ghana
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Gift Mawuenya & John Dumelo’s Outdoor Wedding in Royal Senchi Ghana

Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo married his queen, Gift Mawuenya over the weekend in a beautiful outdoor wedding in Ghana. The ceremony was filled with lots of happy and emotional moments, at some point the groom, John Dumelo got teary-eyed and it was just so sweet to say. The bride, Gift was such a beauty in her custom-made dress by Ghanaian bridal designer, Pistis and her groom was equally dapper in Abrantie TheGentleman navy blue tuxedo. The ceremony was attended by a number of our favourite celebrities. Let’s take a look at their day below: Bride: @missgeeonly Groom: @johndumelo1 Photograpahy: @adonaistudios| @nana_gaza Makeup: @mzl4wson Hair: @redgingerforhair Dress: @pistisgh Videography:...
Taiwo and Devin’s Elegant Oceanside Wedding in Newport
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Taiwo and Devin’s Elegant Oceanside Wedding in Newport

Often there is a special place within the world that greatly reflects a place within our hearts, a place in which we share our time with the one we love. For Taiwo and Devin, that place would be underneath a particular weeping willow tree, by the Charles River Esplanade, in Back Bay, Boston. Many a summer and spring were spent there lounging in each others company, curled up on a blanket with a good book and a bottle of wine, or napping in a summer breeze. It was here, in this place within their hearts, that their love grew, and it was here that Devin would make their love eternal. ________________________________________ Bride & Groom: Taiwo & Devin Wedding Location: Newport, Rhode Island Photographed by: Kachi Eke Seemingly a day like any other spen...
Nosipho and Sakhile’s Stunningly Sophisticated Cape Town Wedding
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Nosipho and Sakhile’s Stunningly Sophisticated Cape Town Wedding

Introduced by a mutual friend, Nosipho and Sakhile first met during a presentation at her place of work. It took sometime after their initial introduction before going on their first date, but once they did “the chemistry was biblical” as Sakhile recalls, “it took us a very short time to see value in each other. We were instant friends.” Their relationship was so natural it felt meant-to-be, and the more time they spent together the more they realized how in-line their individual perspectives on the future continued to be. It wasn’t long before Sakhile began planning their perfect proposal... Expressing his desire to have her hand in marriage, Nosipho requested that Sakhile first acquire her father’s permission. Arranging a meeting later that month, her father provided his b...
Titilayo and Damon’s Fairytale Castle Wedding
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Titilayo and Damon’s Fairytale Castle Wedding

It was an evening seemingly like any other but ultimately would come to change Krystal and Damon’s lives forever. While going through his exercise routine at the gym, Damon was suddenly stunned by a woman on the treadmill - he recalls how Titilayo was “looking so good that I just had to go over and speak to her.” Though Titilayo was not in the mood for conversation, forcing Damon to turn up the charm. After a few attempts of trying to exchange contact information, Damon was finally able to receive her Instagram handle before leaving the gym - but the challenge of his pursuit was not yet over. Reaching out to Titilayo through Instagram, Damon waited without a response before sending another message - that one too going opened but unanswered, as Titilayo continued to feel ...
Rahiel and Gideon’s Beautiful Pan-African Wedding in Johannesburg
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Rahiel and Gideon’s Beautiful Pan-African Wedding in Johannesburg

While visiting Johannesburg in 2017, Rahiel spotted an African print boutique in the Braamfontein area. Briefly stopping in she perused the shelves before continuing on her way - a seemingly trivial moment that would come to shape the rest of her life. When a few months later, Rahiel was in need of tailoring services she remembered the boutique shop. After returning, the owner began making custom clothing for her, and it was during her third visit to the shop when she noticed a “tall, dark and handsome Zambian man” who took her breath away. Gideon, a fashion designer himself, was the youngest brother of the shop owner. The connection between Rahiel and Gideon was immediate, and within a few weeks they were going on their first date. In Rahiel’s words, “it was definitely love at first sight...
Anuli and Chuka’s Abuja & New York Wedding Ceremony
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Anuli and Chuka’s Abuja & New York Wedding Ceremony

Anuli and her sweetheart Chuka‘s white and traditional wedding ceremony is surely sending sweet vibes to us all. Just before their white wedding ceremony, the couple took the Igbo culture to New York for their traditional wedding ceremony. Then after exchanged their marital vows in Abuja. The couple had such a great time with their guests, friends and family as they officially embarked on their forever journey. Credits Groom:@chukze14 Planner: @7eventhouse Decor: @theweddingguruu Photography: @bedgepictures Videography: @wrgoimagery Lighting: @eventxtra Special Effects: @mkali_effects Makeup: @hermosaa_ng Hair: @ehishairandnails...
Paris and Vernon’s Gorgeous Church Wedding in Historic Philadelphia
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Paris and Vernon’s Gorgeous Church Wedding in Historic Philadelphia

Even though Paris and Vernon met during college in 2008 and shared numerous mutual friends, it wasn’t until late 2014 that their relationship would begin to develop. In her third year of law school in Washington D.C., Paris received a random text message on a Saturday morning while on a train back to her home state of Delaware. “Just thinking about you, hope all is well…,” Vernon’s text message read. For the remainder of Paris’ train trip they caught up over text messages and realized they were attending the same open mic night a few days later. The sparks flew between on the evening of the open mic, after which they’ve remained inseparable ever since... Continue reading all about Paris & Vernon, with wedding planning by Tiffany Chalk Events, florals by Event Loft, and DJ performance ...