Auburn Marriott Opelika Resort & Spa at Grand National Wedding – Brad & Kelsey

Brad and Kelsey’s vision for a beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony came true for their Marriott Grand National wedding on a temperate June evening.

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Kelsey and Brad shared their first look on the gazebo behind the hotel.

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After their first look, we spent some time taking portraits of the two of them.

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The sunlight coming in behind them in this are was simply perfect!

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Following portraits, the ceremony began under the pavilion.

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Their closest family and friends were in attendance as they said their vows and were married.

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Following the ceremony, the guests moved to the rear of the pavilion for the reception.

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The decor was so lovely! I loved all the blue delft.

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They shared their first dance and then joined their seated guests for their dinner.

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How amazing does that cake look? So pretty!

Congratulations, Brad and Kelsey! I wish you both the best as you begin this new chapter in your lives. It was a pleasure getting to know you!

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