Karissa and Brandon knew going into their big day that they would rather spend their money on an amazing honeymoon, not a big extravagant wedding, so when their big day came, they kept it small and intimate with a private outdoor ceremony behind their church, New Life Presbyterian Church in Harrison City, PA and their reception in the church’s social hall.

Karissa is a teacher and as soon as school was out, her days were filled with making all of the rustic decorations for the reception. And what an amazing job she did! If you are considering a rustic theme, you may want to get some inspiration from Karissa’s creations! I first met these two outdoorsy Jeep-lovers at their engagement session, so of course we had to pull the Jeep around for some wedding portraits, too! It was such a pleasure to be a part of their special day! Best wishes, Karissa and Brandon!!

Beautiful day for an outdoor wedding in Westmoreland County A prayer before the ceremony begins Family members read scripture during the ceremony Brandon reads his vows to Karissa Karissa reads her vows to Brandon Sharing rings The first kiss followed by a hug The family who participated in the ceremony Wedding portraits Wedding portraits with bright sun and blue sky Unique features at the church Brandon and Karissa They share a love of Jeeps Karissa made all the rustic detail pieces for the reception Bride and groom changed into Mr. and Mrs. t-shirts for the reception Cutting the cake Off to the honeymoon in their Jeep