An Intimate and Vibrant Wedding on the Shores of Lake Champlain

Today, we’re sharing the love story of  TJ and Tau, who tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at a private residence. The incredible day these two created goes to show that when every detail is crafted with purposeful intention and love, the resultant memories are ones no one will ever forget! Continue reading for all of the details and gorgeous images from Isora Lithgow Creations that beautifully capture TJ and Tau’s personalities, their love, and their commitment to each other.

Saying I Do with a View

The day started off with TJ and Tau getting ready together, side by side. The relaxing morning set the mood for the rest of their intimate and loving day. We love how, while different, the couple’s wedding style still has aspects that mirrored one and another. (Peep the matching heart converse sneakers!)

There was an undeniable whimsical feel to TJ and Tau’s wedding ceremony, not just from the vision they had in mind, but the location they had chosen to say their ‘I do’s’. Nothing says fairytale quite like tying the knot under the shade of a 200-year-old oak tree, with Lake Champlain glistening like an infinite mirror in the background.

As guests made their way to their seats, a live pianist played entry music. Tau walked down the aisle by their younger brother, and TJ walked down the aisle with their mother.

TJ and Tau each wrote their own vows and also asked friends to read excerpts from a book that holds meaning for both of them, called “The Prophet” by Khalil Gibran. There was not a dry eye in sight!

A Lakeside Love Story in Living Color

The predominant color scheme chosen for the celebration centered on terracotta and sage, prominently displayed in the couple’s custom-made signs, stylish table linens, and TJ’s remarkable cape. These enchanting hues seamlessly integrated with the awe-inspiring, uninterrupted vistas of Lake Champlain from the couple’s secluded residence. All of the flowers for the celebration came from SparrowHawk farm, a local Queer and woman owned flower farm in Charlotte, Vermont. While TJ’s bouquet was pre-arranged by the farmers, the table top bouquets and other florals were arranged by TJ, Tau and their close family and friends.

The wedding reception was also outdoors, held under a canopy of massive, towering trees. Strings of fairy lights adorned the trees and lit the area with a soft, magical glow. Harmony’s Kitchen, based out of Burlington, handled the catering, pleasing everyone’s taste buds! Another special highlight was the dessert – an exquisite cake crafted by Thistle and Honey Baking.

When it came time to dance, Tau and TJ had their first dance to the song “Real Peach” by Henry Jamison. The festivities were then ignited, beckoning guests to dance their way through the rest of the night.

To round out the evening’s celebrations, Tau, TJ, and their guests headed to a cozy beach bonfire, creating an intimate and friendly environment that perfectly embodied the events of the day. Congratulations TJ and Tau!

Capture Your Wedding Day With Photography By Isora Lithgow Creations

Isora Lithgow Creations is a BIPOC, Queer, woman-owned wedding and branding photography business passionate about capturing the essence of joy, fun, and vibrancy in every moment! I offer a unique blend of naturally posed and candid shots that capture my couples’ authentic personalities and relationships. Your wedding isn’t just about a day, it’s about a lifetime together. When you look through your timeless and vibrant wedding photo galleries, you’ll relive the details of your special day through keepsakes you’ll cherish forever.


Photographer: Isora Lithgow Creations, Florals: Sparrowhawk Farm, Rings/Wedding bands: Automic Gold, Caterer: Harmony’s Kitchen, Cake: Thistle and Honey Baking.

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