Toogoodoo Bluff Wedding | Brenden + Amelia

black and white image of newlywed couple swirled in veil

Toogoodoo to be true Wedding

College sweethearts Brenden and Amelia just tied the knot in a charming wedding at Toogoodoo Bluff in Hollywood, South Carolina. They first met at an open mic night in Charleston where they quickly learned they had a lot in common. They both highly valued their relationship with God and even attended the same church and high school! Furthermore, they were both planning on going to the same college. Coincidence or fate?! After photographing this highly emotional wedding,  I think fate for sure!

Proposal Story

Following awhile of dating, Brenden proposed to Amelia by surprising her with a nice dinner on her birthday. He then took her to the beach and their friends took “birthday” pictures of them. When Brenden first dropped to his knee and proposed Amelia thought it was just another pose for their photo shoot. However, when he produced a gorgeous engagement ring, Amelia knew it was for real and screamed with joy!

Her engagement ring is called “ever us” and has two large focal diamonds: one to represent true love and the other to represent her best friend. This ring truly sums up Amelia and Brenden’s relationship which was founded in deep friendship and mutual respect.

close up of newlywed hands with wedding rings

Wedding Inspiration for Toogoodoo Bluff Wedding

Their wedding day was supposed to take place in Mount Pleasant at Alhambra Hall but the Covid virus had other plans. All wedding celebrations were moved to the property of Toogoodoo Bluff, which is located 30 minutes away from historic Charleston.  It’s a private family compound comprised of a 250 year-old renovated farmhouse, log cabin and cottage. 

Amelia & Brenden’s wedding theme was beach garden with a rustic chic aesthetic. The bride personally handmade all of the floral arrangements and flower crowns bursting with cream and lavender roses. The view of the marsh from their Toogoodoo Bluff wedding venue additionally helped tie in the beach theme. The entire wedding day was sweetly personalized with members of the bride’s family providing ceremony and reception music.. 

bridal shoes, invitation and bridal bouquet

wedding dress hanging on door at Toogoodoo Bluff, bride getting zipped into dress upstairs at Toogoodoo Bluff

four generations of women Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

bridal portrait close up and fullbody

bridal party outside at Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

groom getting bowtie adjusted and portraits

groom and groomsmen posing in front of Marsh at Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

 

 

groom gasping as bride walks down aisle at farmhouse at Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

bride and groom emotionally reading vows

marsh view of ceremony at Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

Newlyweds kiss and recess down aisle

wedding party pose

Newlyweds on swing and closeup shot on property at Toogoodoo Bluff wedding

wedding reception table details

flower and bar sign close up

couple cut wedding cakeCheers to Mr. & Mrs. wright for a lifetime of happiness!

VENDORS:   Location: Toogoodoo Bluff             Ring Designer @kayjewelers            Bridesmaids Dresses @davidsbridal

Makeup/ Hair Artist Katie Hall @Salonswank           Groomsmen and Groom Attire @menswearhouse           Cake: @thecakestandcharleston

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  1. Felicia

    Beautiful!!!

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Leigh Hayward

Charleston Wedding & Engagement Photographer

I’m Leigh, a wedding & engagement photographer in Charleston, SC. I’ve been photographing great love stories for the past 13 years, and I LOVE what I do! It’s true: I love love, and I love telling love stories through photos even more!

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