Mount Pleasant Micro Wedding | I’on Meeting House | Sophie + Pedro

Sophie & Pedro’s I’on Meeting House Micro Wedding

“What an absolute dream Leigh is to work with! Leigh captured our day beautifully! Her portfolio is what drew us to her and ultimately picking her to be our photographer. I would recommend her to everyone! Sophie and I are planning on doing our vow renewal in Puerto Rico and we plan on bringing Leigh with us!”- Pedro Robles

How Sophie & Pedro’s Lovestory Began

Learn more about this couple’s journey to a family centric micro wedding at the I’on Meeting House. Pedro & Sophie first met at a gym in Cincinnati, Ohio. After eyeing each other for a while, Pedro introduced himself. However, he was so nervous he stuttered his first name. So Sophie didn’t know what his name was for weeks! Eventually, she found out by asking a mutual friend. The couple’s first date was at a Red’s baseball game and from then on they were inseparable.

Proposal Details and the Bling

Pedro not only asked Sophie’s parents for their approval, but even asked her older siblings.  He proposed to Sophie in his hometown of San German, Puerto Rico. Pedro symbolically chose the same church where his parents, grandparents, and many other relatives had previously gotten married to propose. He did so with a stunning solitaire diamond ring.

engaged couple snuggling on blue wall

View Their Romantic Charleston Engagement Photos

 

Micro Wedding at I’on Meeting House Mt. Pleasant

Sophie & Pedro were married in an elegant micro wedding with only immediate family attending. Their wedding venue was the I’on Meeting House in Mt. Pleasant, SC. It was a simple but charming family oriented wedding.  Video technology played a big part in this wedding. For example, right before Pedro walked down the aisle, he video chatted with relatives from Puerto Rico.  Furthermore, friends and family were able to remotely watch  Sophie’s brothers walk her down the aisle and her father sweetly officiate the ceremony via livestream.

The overall color palette of the day was light and airy with soft pinks and greens.  Pedro wore a light grey suit, while the sisters of the bride wore pink dresses. The reception was brimming with greenery, flowers and lanterns. In addition, Spanish music was incorporated into the reception as a nod to Pedro’s Puerto Rican heritage.  Overall, this was a heart warming celebration of the unification of two families not just two people.

exterior of Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House Micro Wedding Venue

Bride getting ready at I'on Meeting House

close up of wedding dress being buttoned up and Chanel Perfume bottle

Bride getting ready for micro wedding at Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House

Bridal Party in dusty rose dresses pose with bride at Mount Pleasant Micro Wedding

detail photo of wedding party bouquets made of faux flowers

Bridal portraits outside of I'on Chapel in Mt. Pleasant

Puerto Rican groom smiling for portraits wearing grey suit

Groom portraits walking and close up of black shiny shoes

ceremony space for micro wedding at Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House 

Micro Wedding ceremony inside at Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House 

Just Married couple raise arms in celebration while processing down wedding aisle inside at the I'on Chapel

Posed family formals at wedding reception in I'on Meeting House

Wedding party photos after micro wedding outside against white wall of I'on Chapel

Newlyweds kiss and nuzzle with bridal veil wrapped around them

Newlyweds stand in doorway at I'on Meeting House

newlyweds pose under brick arch outside at I'on Meeting House

Newlyweds entrance to reception at Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House micro wedding venue

Wedding Reception place settings at Mt. Pleasant's I'on Meeting House 

First Married Dance

Bride's emotional first dance with father at I'on Meeting House

Groom's emotional first dance with mother in blue dress

Chocolate wedding cake with roses on top, dessert table display of various flavors of cupcakes

Bride and groom cut chocolate wedding cake, feed it to each other and kiss

Bride signs marriage license while groom cheers

Bride and groom wear wedding face masks for their wedding, close up of wedding rings over bride's bouquet

Newlywed pose in front of groom's beige JeepWant to see another Mt. Pleasant Wedding?

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Hi, I’m Leigh! I’m an engagement and wedding photographer based in Charleston, SC. I’ve been serving ALL love and couples since 2006. I adamantly believe everyone deserves their love story to be told beautifully! 

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