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A Full Moon Capital Wedding


A Full Moon Capital Wedding:

Charlotte AND Tracy


Submitted by Cherish Shanell Photography


TRACY AND CHARLOTTE MET AT A SHOW at the Capitol Backstage in downtown Olympia. They saw a band called “Full Moon Radio” and were married on a full moon five years later.


When looking for a venue, they wanted a building unique and special enough on its own that they wouldn’t have to do much in terms of decorating to make it gorgeous and memorable. They decided on the Washington State Capitol Building in Olympia. It had the Art Deco style that Charlotte loves and was the perfect place for their friends and family- who came from all over to experience their adopted city of Olympia.


They crafted their wedding ceremony to perfectly represent their story, their love, and the future they will have together. Though Tracy and Charlotte didn’t have bridesmaids or groomsmen, the couple’s family and closest friends played important parts in the ceremony. Charlotte says this was her favorite part of the day. “I felt so surrounded by love and good vibes.” When looking for a photographer, it was important to them to find someone that would capture their day and all of its details in a beautiful way. Charlotte says, “Cherish’s gorgeous, earthy style was exactly the type of photography that I am drawn to. Even though we got married inside, I knew I wanted some pictures in the woods, since that’s our favorite place!”





Cherish Shanell Photography


Wedding Coordinator

Ashley McCabe with Oly Events


Brida l Gown & Accessories

BHLDN Seattle



Washington State Capital


Caterer /Bartending:

Occasions Catering



Flora Blume Designs


Groom ’s Attire & Accessories




Scott Lesman




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Published on October 14, 2020.

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