I love old movies. I also love when couples take inspiration from movies for their engagement shoots. So, I double love this adorable engagement inspired by the American classic, It’s a Wonderful Life. The couple, along with the fab photography duo Sassyfras Studios, styled the shoot around moments from the movie, highlighting those about George and Mary falling head over heels in love. It is such a sweet story and the perfect inspiration for a couple so in love. Enjoy and have a wonderful weekend everyone!

George: What is it you want, Mary? What do you want? You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down. Hey. That’s a pretty good idea. I’ll give you the moon, Mary.

Mary: I’ll take it. Then what?

George: Well, then you can swallow it, and it’ll all dissolve, see… and the moonbeams would shoot out of your fingers and your toes and the ends of your hair… am I talking too much?

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  1. Jessica
    May 13, 2011 7:19 am

    Beyond adorable! Love that movie so much. This shoot really captures the youthful spirit of Mary and George.
  2. postcards and pretties
    May 13, 2011 10:42 am

    love the shot of them by the stairs
  3. Alicia@CharityWedding
    May 13, 2011 1:30 pm

    Adorably sweet and so fun! (I've never seen the movie- crazy I know.)
  4. Cocroft & Delbridge
    May 13, 2011 3:04 pm

    This is so darling...what a wonderful idea! They did such a wonderful job capturing essence of the movie!
  5. claire
    May 13, 2011 3:14 pm

    I couldn't be more obsessed with this if I tried. That first photo is, utterly, heart stopping. I LOVE when couples have shoots like this, it really adds such a fantastic glimpse into their personalities!!
  6. Jessica
    May 13, 2011 3:19 pm

    L-O-V-E great concept and executed beautifully.
  7. kelsey {las vegas wedding photographer}
    May 14, 2011 4:47 pm

    Beautiful! Love the styling and the location is perfection!
  8. Chris
    May 15, 2011 5:25 pm

    Amazing looking shoot. I especially love the first shot, really nice
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