Kathryn & Oskar’s The View at Pepperrell Cove Wedding

Kathryn is a woman who knows what she wants, and when she attended a college party and spotted Oskar across the room, she said something to the effect of "he's mine," and to nobody's surprise, she made it so. After Oskar proposed at Fort McClary in Kittery Point, Maine, it only made sense to bring their favorite people, who live all over (people traveled from Sweden and Alaska- there was debate as to who traveled the furthest) to that town to celebrate their love.

Kathryn and Oskar's wedding was perfectly put together, which wasn't a surprise as Kathryn went to school for hospitality. I especially loved Kathryn's lily of the valley bouquet, which was sweet and impactful. The pair wed in the Strawbery Banke Museum's gardens in Portsmouth, NH, then Kathryn and Oskar hopped into a vintage car and crossed state lines to get to their reception site, The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine.

Oskar and Kathryn greeted everyone via hug, and after a cocktail hour with the loveliest light everyone enjoyed dinner and a series of emotional toasts. Kathryn had shared with me that she had a surprise up her sleeve, but I wasn't prepared for how awesome it was. Kathryn, you see, had written a letter to her future husband in 8th grade as an assignment, and read it in full. Everyone howled, cackled, clapped, and cheered, and turned to watch Oskar's every reaction as she shared her teen insights into her future husband.

We ended the evening with wild dancing, aided by East Coast Soul's delightful music, and every inch of the dance floor was packed with eager friends and family who wanted to let loose and enjoy the evening.

These are a few of my favorite photos of Oskar and Kathryn's wedding. Enjoy!

The View at Pepperrell Cove wedding in Kittery Point, Maine
A bride prepares for her Portsmouth NH wedding
A bride prepares for her Portsmouth NH wedding
A bride prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A bride steps into her wedding dres
A bride prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A bride prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A groom prepares for his Portsmouth NH wedding
A groom prepares for his Portsmouth NH wedding
A groom prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A groom prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A groom prepares for his Strawbery Banke Museum wedding
A bride and her father drive to her wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A wedding couple share a first look at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH.
A wedding couple share a first look at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH.
A bride waits for her ceremony to begin at Strawbery Banke Museum
A bride waits for her ceremony to begin at Strawbery Banke Museum
A bride waits for her ceremony to begin at Strawbery Banke Museum
A bride waits for her ceremony to begin at Strawbery Banke Museum
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A beautiful wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH
A bride is overjoyed after her wedding ceremony at Strawbery Banke Museum
A happy wedding couple after their wedding ceremony in Portsmouth, NH
A creative wedding car wedding portrait
The wedding couple waves as they leave their wedding ceremony
A wedding couple check out their new wedding rings in the back of a vintage car in Portsmouth, NH
The bride and groom hug guests as they arrive to The View at Pepperrell Cove
The bride hugs guests as they arrive to The View at Pepperrell Cove
The bride puts on sneakers for her wedding reception
The bride's hands lit in golden light.
Friends and family of the bride help her bustle her wedding dress
Scenic wedding portrait at Pepperrell Cove
Cute Pepperrell Cove wedding portrait
Friends and family take group portraits during cocktail hour at View at Pepperrell Cove
A girl eats chicken nuggets and fries at a View at Pepperrell Cove wedding
The bride walks up to her View at Pepperrell Cove wedding reception
The wedding couple react to toasts at their View at Pepperrell Cove wedding reception
The wedding couple react to toasts at their View at Pepperrell Cove wedding reception
The bride cries during a toast by her maid of honor at their Kittery Point Maine wedding
The groom laughs during a toast
Guests cheer during a wedding toast at a Kittery Point Maine wedding
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine
A wedding reception at The View at Pepperrell Cove in Kittery Point, Maine

Vendors

Ceremony location: Strawbery Banke Museum
Reception venue: The View at Pepperrell Cove
Photographer: Kate Crabtree Photography
Second Photographer: Kelsey Kobik
Band: East Coast Soul
Officiant: Maria Scharin
Makeup/hair: Missi Pitcher, MaxCharles Salon
Photobooth: XO Photo Booths
Florist: Viola & Moss
Chair rentals: Marshall Tent and Event Rental
Shuttle: Northeast Charter and Tours
Vintage car: Christopher Limousine

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