Pensacola Beach Wedding by Melissa Wilson Photography

Kunbi O / Friday October 4, 2013
The perfection continues with Jessie and Ben’s amazing Pensacola wedding by Melissa Wilson Photography. The couple got married in an intimate affair that was truly a celebration of their love. There’s sun, sand and a whole lot of pretty here (I mean you can li-te-ra-lly feel the fun and love in these pictures) so get ready to swoon my friends.
How He AskedBen and I were moving into a new home, the Scott House. Moving boxes, unpacking boxes, moving and unpacking more boxes… this was the only topic our minds that night, or so I thought.We were dirty from moving all day. I looked at Ben and he seemed a little “off.” He walked over to me right then, nervous, anxious. He bent down on one knee. He said “Jessie, I can not and will not wait any longer. I love you with all my heart. Will you marry me?” I was shocked as I shouted, “Shut the (enter naughty word here) up!!” And then my heart said “Yes.” A long engagement followed, leading us to our wedding almost 2 ½ years later. It was worth the wait.

Ben and I decided to have a “blindfolded” first look. We wanted to keep our eyes off each other until the big moment. When Ben reached his hand around the corner to hold mine, my emotions rushed out and I started crying with joy that he was about to be all mine after six already beautiful years.
Ben’s father was our Officiant, and this meant the world to us. Our Processional song was the first song that Ben every played for me while riding in his car, “Into Your Eye’s” by Lucero, our absolute favorite band. My Father passed away when I was 13, and so I walked myself down the aisle holding a bouquet my mother made with a photo charm of him. Ben met me halfway, kissed my cheek and grabbed my hand as we made our way to the alter. After very special words and moments passing, we were married!
Truly a gorgeous wedding with so many intimate moments. We wish Jessie and Ben a lifetime of happiness together.
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VendorsWedding Location:  Pensacola Beach, FL | Bridal Ready Room and Honeymoon Night Stay:  Holiday Inn Express | Groomsmen Ready Suite:  Crowne Plaza Pensacola Grand Hotel | Ceremony & Reception Venue:  Hemingway’s Island Grill | Catering: Hemingway’s Island Grill | Event Coordinator:  June Watkins with Perfect Gulf Coast Weddings | Bride and Bridesmaids Hair:  Paju’Da Hair Salon | Bridal Makeup:  Stay the Clinical Spa | Bridal Gown:  Bridal Loft | Wedding Cake:  Cake Gallery | Reception and Floral Design:  Hemstitch Vintage Rentals | Personal Florals:  Mother of the Bride, Benjie Baldasan | Transportation:  Gulf Coast Pedicabs | Pedicab Florals:  Supposey | Live Music:  Ben Prestage | DJ Services:  AnyDayDJ