Krista and Ray

Saint Clements Castle and Marina

Portland, Connecticut

I met Krista and Ray over coffee years ago at Perkatory and instantly fell in love with these two magical models of humans. Krista confessed her love of Friends and dinosaurs which hello yes please!!! Their love was just so apparent and their love story was so cute! I love that they met on swim team when they were just wee babes.

Their engagement photos were so much fun as well. We spent a cloudy day at a drive inn and followed it up with the pool that they met in *cue the cutest stuff love is made of*

Of course their wedding was nothing short of magical as well. All of their family and friends were so much fun, loving and just an absolute blast! One of the maid of honor speeches was the greatest ever told, every detail (down to the groom and groomsmen custom-made suspenders and matching tuxedo speedos) was pure perfection.

I LOVE Krista and Ray. I’m so lucky to call them friends. My kids are lucky enough to know Ray as their swim coach and they see him and Krista as celebs (I mean did you see them!?).

Congratulations to this gorgeous, fun, down-to-earth and super fun couple! I love you, Krista and Ray! Can’t wait to capture more adventures!

All my love,

Rayleen, Meraki Photo, Inc.

Second photographer by sweetest friend, Mimi of Zmimi Photography

Videography by my talented work husband and dearest friend, Axel Del Cid

Krista’s dress from the The Wedding Embassy designed by Essense of Australia

Gifts for bridal party from Etsy,, and handwritten cards

Music and party by my favorite Hawaiian DJ Manu from MARX entertainment and cocktail hour music by Ray’s super talented groomsman (sounds like Johnny Cash, looks like a celeb)

Krista’s shoes were from ALDO Shoes and Etsy (CONVERSE, specialized on Etsy)

Jeweler for rings by Hannoush Jewelers and Krista’s Grandma’s wedding band (altered by Hannoush)

Bridesmaid dresses from

Tuxedos from RAMS Clothiers in Waterbury

Guest favors were Personalized Sunglasses from Etsy, Advil packets Amazon, tags by Krista

Officiated by Corinna Nickerson

Flowers by Elise Floral

Hair and makeup by Hair by Zoe Tomkins  and @face.forward1

Venue coordinators Rebecca & Danielle from Saint Clements Castle Cake by Chimirris

Catering by Saint Clements

Transportation by VPALimousines

Nails by Polished by Lily

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