What's a "false first look" and why does it have seriously real romance going on? #Real Weddings: Northeast US#first look#new hampshire#rustic wedding#steal-this-idea March 22 2017 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Dreamlove Photography Photo by Dreamlove Photography Related Post 13 first looks that will melt your heart (and your panties) If you're not already a sucker for a sappy, tearful, heart-smooshing first looks, we're gearing up to make you one. Grins, fist pumps, and of... Read more Holly and Chris held their wedding at Sand Pond, New Hampshire at Holly's late grandparents' house. Her mother's parents built the house in 1963 and growing up, Holly had spent lots of time there. Her parents were married at the lake and she and Chris got engaged there, too. So sweet, right? Our favorite idea to snag was their "false first look." They didn't want to see each other before the ceremony, but still wanted to have that first look moment. Enter a totally blind first look with some hand holding and sweet nothings. I'm totally getting Downton Abbey vibes from a certain couple's pre-wedding jitters (no spoilers here!). Let's peek at their totally faux (but absolutely romantic) first look and a few shots of their vintage meets English garden-style wedding that ended with fireworks… Vendors Photography: Dreamlove Photography • Jewelry: Anthropologie • Dress and shoes: BHLDN • Shoes: Cole Haan • Mens' Attire: Joseph Abboud • Catering and cake Designer: Luca's Catering • Floral Designer: Naturally Elegant Designs • Rings: Tacori • Hair Stylist: The Style Lounge Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS A poly-friendly and non-possessive ceremony script (with three rings!) NEXT Vaudeville ain't got nuthin' on this extravagant vintage circus wedding of our dreams Show/Hide comments [ 1 ] Thank you so much for sharing one of our favorites weddings ever! As photographers based in New England, we are so lucky to have gorgeous backdrops like the pond in this wedding. 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.