• Heather Gunter

Rockingham Baptist & Pinehurst Resort Wedding | Kakki + Hayden | NC Wedding Photographer

Updated: Jan 22, 2019

When I met Kakki for the first time in November for her bridal portraits, the first thing I thought was she was so sweet and so gorgeous! She was already in her dress and it looked as if it was designed just for her!


I arrived at the beauty shop the girls were getting ready at and it was so cute! It reminded me of the beauty shops back in the day with all the ladies lined up under the dryers sipping on pink lemonade and glass bottled Cokes! I was definitely getting Steel Magnolia's vibes.


I headed over to the church to grab some detail shots and it was absolutely beautiful! It was all decorated for Christmas and just looked so magical. Kakki wanted her dad to see her in her dress for the first time right before she walked down the aisle. Her dad was full of emotion when he saw her. It was SUCH a sweet moment! The ceremony was sweet and perfect and I loved that Kakki wanted to go back and get her parents and walk them out of the sanctuary herself one on each arm.


The reception was at the Pinehurst Resort which is one of my favorite places! The decor was Christmas themed with poinsettias, ornaments and red roses gracing the tables. The newly-weds entered the reception with excitement and went into their first dance as husband and wife! Kakki shared a dance with her dad and they broke out into a choreographed routine which was absolutely precious! Hayden shared a dance with his mom and then the couple cut their cake and toasts were made right before the dance floor opened. The last toast was made by one of Kakki's bridesmaids that closed with she and a few other bridesmaids putting on panda heads and doing a special dance for her! LOVED that!


Kakki and Hayden ended the night with a bubble exit! It was a magical day. Congratulations Mr. & Mrs. Schertzer!


Vendors who helped make this day special & beautiful for me to capture:

Church: Rockingham Baptist Church

Reception Venue: Carolina Hotel at the Pinehurst Resort

Officiant: Timothy Friar

Florals: Hillside Florist

Makeup: Becca Ferron

Hair: Jessica Wheeler-White

Catering: Carolina Hotel at the Pinehurst Resort

Cake: Carolina Hotel at the Pinehurst Resort

DJ: Five Star Entertainment

Dress: J Majors Bridal

Second Shooter: Heather Oldham


Enjoy a few of my favorite selections from this magical day!





And they lived happily ever after.


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1 Corinthians 10:31

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