Cool Boho Beach Weddings Near Vancouver

The real marriage of today is about the Canadian West Coast. ).

As we’ve mentioned before, it’s special when a wedding is rooted in the location. Erin & David’s British Columbia bash focused on local vendors, nods to the parents, and the importance of the place where they grew up and fell in love.

Kim Maru of a data-lasso-id= “66541” href=””>Maru Photography/a> captured their intimate wedding (very beautifully!) Kim Maru, Maru Photography, captured their intimate seaside wedding (very beautifully!)

Driftwood decor, sweet signage, lawn games, and an ice cream station characterized Erin & David’s beachy-chic wedding day.

Erin wore her mother’s beautiful wedding dress with hair slides, flat sandals, and a boho vibe. Florals in peachy shades added an air of romance and elegance.

The wedding is full of personal touches, and that is what makes it so special. Each detail, from their travels to their dog to their favorite beer, tells the story of their relationship.

Get ready to fall in love with a captain and his first mate at their beach wedding…

Wedding Day Snapshot

Our Love Story

After many years of friendship, sparks flew at the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.

Before getting engaged, we dated for three years. One year was spent in Thailand. Dave proposed on a trip to Barra de Navidad, Mexico, while we were both barefooted on the beach and drinking margaritas.

The Inspiration

West Coast, boho. A little nautical. Lots of driftwood. Casual, intimate, and fun.

The Venue

Our venue was chosen because it felt like a destination wedding, but we were still in British Columbia…we could have the majority of our guests stay at the resort.

It was very convenient that the villas were located around the reception and ceremony area. It was a weekend-long event and felt like a “village. ”

We love the Sunshine Coast. Dave was born in Powell River, and his family ran an oyster farm near Nelson Island for many years.

Both of us love the outdoors and boating. We have spent many summers on “the Farm.” We are West Coast people at heart and love to be near the ocean.

The Attire

Erin wore a wedding dress that her mother wore in the 1980s. It was modernized. The dress was casual and floor-length in silk with spaghetti straps, lace detail on top, and a sheath style. She wore sandals with flat soles. Simple, whimsical, and boho.

The bridesmaids wore mint lace dresses and any shoes they liked. Erin’s party included a “Bridesman” who wore a matching mint bow tie with the skirts of her bridesmaids.

The Ceremony

Erin left to the sound of an acoustic guitar version of Elvis Presley’s ‘Fools Rush In.’ This was the wedding song of her parents.

A photo of her mother in the original dress was displayed for guests with the words “Something Borrowed.”

David lost his mother when he turned 18 years old. All the guests raised their glasses to her in honor of her.

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