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Bennett’s Duke Mansion First Birthday! | Charlotte lifestyle photographer

May 30, 2016

I met the Wager family last summer when I photographed sweet Bennett’s baptism and I had the pleasure of seeing them again for his amazing Duke Mansion first birthday party!  Bennett’s mom, Nicole has amazing style and taste, and chose the perfect location to host her sweet boy’s big day.  I joked with the family that we’d be back in 25 years for his wedding!

The Duke Mansion provided the perfect backdrop for the flawlessly planned event, by Tiffany at Hart & Co., with amazing florals by Lily Greenthumbs, invitation suite and paper goods by Olive Paper, linens by La Tavola Fine Linen, and delicious monogrammed cookies and cake by Suarez Bakery.  Catering was handled in-house by The Duke Mansion, as were they stunning macaroons!

We were entertained with creative balloon creations by Mister Twister and children’s games in the courtyard.  Bennett even has his own personal cornhole boards!!!

Duke Mansion birthday invitations by Olive Paper Duke Mansion birthday cookies by Suarez Bakery Cake by suarez bakery Banner by Olive Paper for Duke Mansion event Duke Mansion party Duke Mansion Party party at Duke Mansion photos in gardens at Duke Mansion Duke-Mansion-photographer 11 First Birthday at Duke Mansion Duke-Mansion-photographer 13 Duke-Mansion-photographer 14 Duke-Mansion-photographer 15 Duke-Mansion-photographer 16 Duke-Mansion-photographer 17 Duke-Mansion-photographer 18 gardens at Duke Mansion Family photos at Duke Mansion Duke-Mansion-photographer 21 family at Duke Mansion Duke-Mansion-photographer 23 Duke Mansion birthday party


  1. Rebekah Williams Stewart

    May 31st, 2016 at 2:17 am

    How gorgeous! <3

  2. Chantal Saville

    May 31st, 2016 at 5:16 am

    What an adorable session!! Happy Birthday!!

  3. Stephanie Studer

    May 31st, 2016 at 1:41 am

    So adorable…what a pretty party, memorable moments and happy family. He sure is cute! The pictures will be priceless for years to come.

  4. Beth Thornton Wade

    May 31st, 2016 at 11:54 am

    Ohmigoodness LOVE!!! What a beautiful day!!

  5. Tiffany Pritchett

    May 31st, 2016 at 8:06 am

    Wonderful work, Amy! Loved working with you! xo

  6. Tiffany Breaux Pritchett

    May 31st, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    LOVE these, Amy! And loved working with you! xo

  7. Molly Sanchez

    May 31st, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Oh my gosh! That venue is AMAZING!!! I am completely in love! Great photos of all three of them! Awesome job

  8. Gio

    May 31st, 2016 at 1:29 pm

    Hey there, lovely portrait and Im sure they will happy with these prrcious menories!

  9. Urška Majer

    June 1st, 2016 at 7:26 am

    Love the decor and what a sweet family!

  10. Shanna Aitken

    June 3rd, 2016 at 3:38 pm

    So adorable! <3

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