The Lincoln Memorial is a place that is special to Rebecca and Ruth Elizabeth. It's the place that they first watched a sunrise together. It's a place they visit every Summer to play Trivial Pursuit on the Mall. And it's where Rebecca proposed to Ruth Elizabeth. And now we can add one more connection to that list. It's a place that they visited on their wedding day. Saturday was a sunshiney kind of day so, of course, the Mall was bustling. We made our way up the steps of the memorial, people making way as Ruth Elizabeth led our ascent in her pink gown, and found some quiet-ish corners at the top for photos. When we were done we hopped a ride to 14th Street (Thank you for driving Jeff!) for an intimate ceremony and celebration at G by Mike Isabella.
It was a low key ceremony, their friends and family sitting and standing around the restaurant, with a huge emotional impact. They playfully started their vows with a game of Rock, Paper, Scissors to determine who would go first. Ruth Elizabeth won that one so she opted for Rebecca to start. It should be noted, when two writers decide to word their own vows, expect to cry! That ceremony had huge laughs, happy tears, a giant kiss at the end, and so much love. It was a a beautiful night and a perfect way to celebrate these two beautiful people.
Wedding Ceremony and Reception at G by Mike Isabella in Washington D.C.
Portraits at the Lincoln Memorial
Officiant: Jenny Call
Hair by U.Defining Hair Moments in Silver Spring, MD
Rebecca's dress by BHLDN
Ruth Elizabeth's Dress by Vera Wang from David's Bridal
Wedding bands custom made at Atlantic Gems in Silver Spring, MD