Island “I Do”

by Southern Coastal Weddings

Photography by Alyssa McElheny Photography

Grace Mary Aylmer and Grant Robert Bouwer celebrated their love with a dreamy ceremony at Fishcamp Plantation in Bluffton.





















Grace Mary Aylmer + Grant Robert Bouwer

Wedding location: Fishcamp Plantation, Bluffton, South Carolina

Wedding date: May 19, 2018

Planning time (proposal to wedding): 166 days

Number of guests: 90

Wedding planner/event designer: Meg Aylmer

Coordinator: Meg Aylmer

Rehearsal dinner location: Skull Creek Dockside

Photographer: Alyssa Mcelheny Photography

Florist: Flowers provided by Bluffton General Store and venue’s garden

Cake: Ronnie’s Bakery and Alljoy Donut Co

Catering: Downtown Catering Company

Officiant: Pastor Bob Bouwer

Music: Rick Kuhn (ceremony bagpipes), Nicholas Horner and Christine Sweeney (reception)

Bridal gown: J. Mendel from Our Story Bridal, New York City

Bridal shoes: Nisolo

Tux: The Black Tux

Groom’s shoes: Nisolo

Bridesmaids’ dresses: BHLDN, Anthropologie

Transportation: Club Car of Hilton Head

Additional rentals and vendors: Amazing Event Rentals, Mosquito Joe (game changer!)

Something old: 1975 Triumph TR-6 getaway car

Something borrowed: The necklace I wore was worn by my mom in her best friend’s wedding in 1980.

Something blue: My mom held onto the blue ribbon that was tied around my bridesmaid bouquet in my maid of honor’s wedding, I wrapped it around my bouquet a year later.

Advice to other brides: Don’t sweat the small stuff.