Intimate Mexico Real Wedding


March 25, 2021
Words by Hope O'Brien
Photos courtesy of By Julieta

A Real, Intimate Destination Wedding in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Have you ever watched a movie and seen a love story flourish between the female lead and her male counterpart who sat a desk behind her? Omari and Kelly’s story began much like these perfect movie moments when they met working in a newsroom and proved that love can grow whether the distance is a desk or a flight away.

Omari was a weekend anchor and Kelly was a reporter when the two met, and almost as if their love had been a perfectly scripted movie, Omari was stationed at the desk behind Kelly.

“We had great conversations — I thought he was really funny,” the bride says. “I found myself looking forward to seeing him every day.”

Great conversations turned into dates all around Tennessee. “He always knew the best restaurants and secret, exclusive spots to take me,” the bride says.

However, the two weren’t always able to see each other within the distance of a desk as they each began to move around the country for their careers. Yet, even with three years of long-distance dating, the couple’s love stood strong and ten years into their story the two decided it was time to say “I do.”

The couple’s wedding was just as spectacular as their story as the two decided to spend their special day together in Cabo. Even with busy schedules and a pup to care for, the two were able to visit Cabo once before the big day and plan the elegant and modern wedding of their dreams.

“I’m a very visual person, so our wedding colors of blush, white and rose gold were just what I had envisioned for my wedding day,” the bride says.

The intimate wedding consisted of simple decor and a gorgeous view of the ocean behind the ceremony. It was exactly what the bride and groom wanted – to be surrounded by their closest family and friends on their big day.

“I will never forget reciting our own personal vows with the sun shining down on us, the breeze from the ocean gently blowing on us, and surrounded by our loved ones,” the bride says. “It was so intimate even though we were out in the open with guests from the hotel watching us from their balconies.”

Beneath that simple altar dressed in white and blush flowers and elegantly draped opaque cloth, the couple promised each other a forever as they held hands; now closer than the desks distance that once brought them together.

Vendors: Photographer: By Julieta; Event Planner: About Love Weddings and Events; Second Shooter: Maria Lopez Photo; Reception Venue: The Cape, A Thompson Hotel; Floral Designer/Equipment Rentals: Let it Be Events; Videography: Hart Cinema; Jewelry: Erica Koesler Wedding Accessories; Dress Designer: Watters; Invitation Designer: Us Creating; DJ: DJ Mijares; Officiant: Los Cabos Minister Services


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