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Written by Matt Tundermann

When Gwen first told me that we were going to ring in the new year with Gigi & Steve’s wedding, I remember thinking that it was going to be a great way to close out 2011 and start 2012 with style. And then I met Gigi and Steve and I just knew that not only would it be a fun, amazing wedding, but it was going to be one heck of a party! And they did not disappoint.

Gigi’s vision for her wedding was to gather her closest friends and family for a classic Catholic ceremony at Our Lady of the Star, followed by a reception at the Sawgrass Beach Club, complete with a balloon drop, New Year’s favors, and champagne.

The reception featured personalized seating cards, each with a photo of the guest, New Years hats and noisemakers, signature drinks, cigars, and boxes of Godiva chocolates. The décor and favors set the tone for flat-out New Years party, with non-stop dancing well past midnight.

The evening finally came to a close with a grand exit, where Gigi and Steve ran through a tunnel of sparklers.

Gigi and Steve, we are so honored that you picked us to capture your amazing wedding! Best wishes to you and Eli as you start your new lives as a family!!


Ceremony: Our Lady Star of the Sea
Reception: Sawgrass Beach Club
Bridal Makeup: Jill Stonier (team member of Makeup by Paulina Perez)
Hair: Ten Salon
Transportation: Carter Limousine Service
DJ: Charlie Roberts
Photobooth: Red Eye Photo Booths

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Right after Gigi and Steve shared their official first kiss as husband and wife and turned toward their guests. Gigi’s face was a mask of complete joy and excitement. She couldn’t help but bounce up and down, reveling in the fact that she had found her soulmate!

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The adorable pooch below is Lucky. She was the center of attention during the cocktail hour, saying hello to everyone and running around with the flower girl’s shoe in her mouth. Isn’t she precious?!

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7 Responses to “Gigi & Steve | Wedding at Sawgrass Beach Club | Jacksonville Wedding Photographers”

  1. Matt Tundermann says:

    Congrats Gigi and Steve! You are so much fun and your wedding was gorgeous! Thanks for letting us be a part of it!!

  2. Dee2 says:

    Perfection! Lots of Love to Gigi and Steve!

  3. Jodie says:

    Beautiful photos and video to remember such a perfect day! Thank you for sharing!!

  4. Megan says:

    Stunning! The photos remind me of what a perfect celebration it was.

  5. Sam says:

    Just watched the video…tears of joy in my eyes! Such an amazing event…so proud to have been there to celebrate with you all!! XO

  6. Karen says:

    Unbelievable photos! Who ordered the pink sunset? So amazing. Perfect ending to a perfectly lovely event. Couldn’t think of anything better for Gigi and Steve!

  7. Diane & Al says:

    Simply Beautiful!

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