The Bourques

You may know Harley as my assistant, my right hand lady on wedding days, my fashionista. But, earlier this year Harley got to switch it up and actually be the bride! As soon as Cody popped the question, Harley was throwing darts at a map of the world trying to decide where to tie the knot (ok, so probably not actually throwing darts but making a list FOR SURE!). Together they decided on Riveria Maya Mexico at the Generations Resort. 

Throughout the planning, it was important to Harley to make the whole experience special, unique, and memorable. After all, she's seen her fair share over the past three years. One of the most exciting ideas we came up with was to send guests a welcome box the month before the wedding. It helped to ease the amount of items shipped to Mexico and the battle with customs, and who can say they received a well curated box of goodies prior to actually packing for the wedding? The day I loaded up the mail truck and sent them on their way was one of the most exciting days ever, and as soon as Harley started to send me reactions from guests as they received them I became happier than when the band belts Proud Mary at the reception. And, that's saying a lot! 

Every step of this wedding was so memorable for obvious reasons. I've tried for a long time to find words to capture how much fun and love there was, but I've come up short handed (bet you didn't see that one coming)! It was such a treat to be able to have Hannah Mulligan there to shoot the wedding and perusing through their gallery literally made me want to pick up my maracas and do a happy dance. 

Harley and Cody - It goes without saying that I was more than delighted to be a part of such a special time in your lives. Just by the sheer number of people who travelled to Mexico, it goes without saying that you are so very loved! I'm so excited that you were finally able to experience weddings from the other side and can now officially say you are a Southern Fete bride. I can't wait to see all of the fiestas in store for you two! 


Hannah Mulligan Photography // Generations Resort Riveria Maya // St. Blanc Calligraphy // Inkling Design Studio // Carly Escuriex