Maybe your vision of a princess was never Cinderella, but Ariel. The sea calls to your inner siren. We get it. Sun-kissed shorelines with the luster of pearls dance in our heads too. That’s why when Manette Gracie’s seaside wedding fairytale inspiration dropped in our lap, we instantly gravitated toward the mermaid with her MeaMarie Bridal Atelier rhinestone encrusted gown. The rugged coastline of Anacortes, Washington, at the Walla Walla University Rosario Beach Marine Laboratory presented the most enchanting sandy setting. With B. Jones Photography behind the lens, we get to drift away into all the romance this vision creates for us dreamers and those planning their seaside nuptials. With all the natural beauty surrounding the Pacific Northwest, it’s enough to make you believe there’s something more waiting just below the surface – like a beautiful mermaid ready to leave the sea to join her love on shore.
Seaside Wedding Fairytale Inspiration
This seaside lover’s dream features sequin linens, pearl draped chavari chairs, a stop in your tracks mermaid silhouette gown and a moonlit stroll on the cliffs overlooking the San Juan Islands. Taking inspiration from the subtle glamor inherent with this coastline, Becca of B. Jones Photography and Rachel of Manette Gracie Events put a modern twist on the idea of the sea side fairytale. The shimmer and shine of the sun reflected in the rich gold and sparkling blue of the table setting, the golden-hour light bringing out the luster of the pearl accents and a bouquet that could’ve been plucked from the most beautiful garden on the ocean floor. The sea is mysterious, it’s both frantic and fantastic, calming and captivating. Ushering in a million different emotions, this editorial rolls into one glorious seaside wedding fairytale inspiration that is sure to stimulate a sandy soiree. After escaping into this beauty, we recommend the clifftops that overlook Rosario Beach with its vista to watch the full moon rise as a couple post their “I Do’s.” Certainly, attaining a “Happily Ever After” to one “Once Upon A Time.”