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about our services below:

  • Officiant or Minister Service, $300 ($150 retainer minused from total). Includes:  custom vows (any religion or non-religious), sand ceremony + bottle, unlimited guests, ceremony on the beach (or anywhere!), officiant, your dress code, all consultations, keepsake copy of vows in a binder, license filing afterwards, sand heart + seashells artwork to stand in, AND conch shell horn blowing by officiant!
  • Margo’s Photography, 60 mins Pkg$400 
     ($250 retainer minused from total). 60 minutes shooting and 100+
  • printable, edited images on a USB flashdrive. See details and samples:
  •  Margo’s Photography, 90 mins Pkg$550  ($250 retainer minused from total).90 minutes shooting and 150+ printable, edited images on a USB flashdrive. See details and samples:

HONORS & AWARDS:  We earned 12 of the prestigious Work Excellence Awards from The Knot and Wedding Wire! Voted by past clients.  Also, Margo’s photo made the cover of 4 wedding magazines! We are experts at this!  We are also LGBTQ friendly, multi-racial, second/third marriage, last-minute, already-parents and pregnant couples welcome here. 


MEET REVEREND DAVID SEARS is non-denominational, in-person ordained minister AND FLUTE PLAYER, offering amazing, warm, customized ceremonies for all Paths, all lifestyles,including non-religious. Everyone is welcome here!

MEET MARGO ROSS SEARS, is your talented, generous, reliable, licensed and insured professional photographer. See her unique and popular photos online click HERE to OR see her photo slideshow videos on

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NO TRAVEL FEE for Ocean Isle Beach NC, Sunset Beach NC, Cherry Grove SC, North Myrtle Beach, SC. Those 4 are some of the BEST locations for weddings!
OR, our furthest locations have SPECIAL PERKS added to compensate, as follows… Below are round-trip fee for each trip to ceremony (and to rehearsal, if applies). Please understand, when we travel far we cannot perform other business that day, so this fee covers more than gasoline and vehicle:

  • Holden Beach NC, Oak Island NC, Southport NC, Caswell Beach NC. $25  (1-2 hours roundtrip for us)
  • Wilmington NC, Wrightsville Beach NC, Myrtle Beach State Park SC, Springmaid Pier area, Surfside Beach SC, Garden City SC. $50 (2-3 hours roundtrip for us)
  • Carolina Beach NC, Kure Beach NC, Fort Fisher NC, Topsail NC, Murrells Inlet SC, Huntington State Park SC. $100
  • Surf City NC, Emerald Isle NC, Litchfield SC, Pawley’s Island SC, Georgetown SC. $200
    (4-6 hours roundtrip, AND perks with this price at no charge–your choices of up to $150-worth from these popular Add-Ons # 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19,  20, 21, 24, 26, 27 from our Services Page (and if Margo is photographer, there are photos perks available: # 4, 7, or 9 on our photos Page). 
  • If you want another location, please ask us!

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1) Shell Heart in Sand Grooming, plus Sand Ceremony plus Horn Shell Blowing by Officiant: FREE!

2)Rehearsal (optional): ask for our free alternative! Must be scheduled outside of sunset times and no weekends. $100 + travel fee, if applies 

3) Photography:

  • RECEPTION PHOTOS for 3 HOURS and 200 minimum pics. Location must be within 10 miles of ceremony or additional travel fee required. $1200
  • ADD SHOOTING TIME: to other photo packages, includes 70+ more images, $300/60 minutes 
  • TRAVEL FEE is zero when Margo rides with David. Otherwise, travel fee is same as above.
  • ENGAGEMENT or FAMILY PHOTO SESSION: $100 retainer, balance due on shoot date.*$350/60 minutes
    *add Flipbook $75,
     8″x 8″, lay-flat binding, custom cover, 20-25 best images

4) ADD-ON PHOTO SERVICES: all personally made by Margo

  • Slideshow Video-(MP4 format) with up to 200 of your Best-Of photos, with music, panning and fading animation, subtle special effects and art graphics. Mailed to you, See samples online here!$150
  • Flipbook- 8″x 8″, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding, 20-40 images, subtle art graphics, mailed to you.  $75
  • Wedding Album- 8″x 11″, with 90 FULL PAGE size images, custom photo hardcover, lay-flat binding (see pic at right),  subtle art graphics, mailed to you.  $150

5)Videographer: Visit Between Holden Beach NC to Georgetown SC (farther locations available with fee). $316 (tax included).  Due to an outside vendor, prior payment in full is needed AFTER he confirms.

7)In-Laws or All-Guests support vows: $10 

8)Fresh Flowers: (hand-delivered and tax included) by professional florist in your choice of color, style.  We send you full instructions on how to order:

  • Bridal bouquet, w/domestic blooms, standard shape (half ball) $100
  • w/exotic imported blooms (orchids, peonies, bird of paradise), add $35/bunch
  • Boutonniere $15
  • Bridesmaid bouquet $50
  • Mini-bouquet $25 
  • Corsage $20
  • Bag of rose petals $14 and $19
  • Because this is an outside vendor, prior payment in full is needed.

9)Celtic Handfasting (formal) with Calling 7 Directions:  First, smudging, then setting up a Medicine Wheel/Sacred Space in the sand, calling in the Seven Directions. Couple declares heartfelt, custom vows while minister places 3-7 cords or ribbons around your hands. Bring own cords/ ribbons: $50 

10)Celtic Handfasting (simple):$25 

11)Red Rose/Seashell First Gifts Ceremony:$5

12)Gratitude Gifting Ceremony: couple gives a special seashell to parents. We supply GORGEOUS, upscale seashells: $25 

13)Wishing Stones Toss: everyone given 3 small stones and invited to ocean edge, the officiant leads everyone to make 3 wishes/3 throws then all cheer! We supply stones: $20 

14)Celtic Stones Toss: everyone given 3 small stones and invited to ocean edge, the officiant leads everyone to make 3 blessings/3 throws then all cheer! We supply stones: $20 

15)Family Broom Jump: Bring a broom you decorated. $5

16)Rings Blessing & Warming: All your guests touch and bless the couple’s wedding rings:  $5

17) 4 Gifts from the Deep: The couple place 2 and 2 strands of seashell lei’s on each other while a blessing is said: Patience, Joy, Love, Connection. We supply Seashell Lei’s and you keep them: $35

18) Native American Rite of 7 Steps: After minister calls in the 7 Directions, the couple take 7 Steps, making 7 promises/vows: $20

19) Jewish Glass Breaking: $5

20) Keepsake Marriage Certificate: thick certificate paper, corners clover-notched embossed with  foil seal, framable: $10

21) Sweet Honeymoon Basket: Champagne or red wine or white wine or sparkling  juice; 2 glass flutes; Candle in a glass jar; wooden matches; handcrafted-by-Margo honey-based Soap; a real Carolina whelk seashell; your choice of a large dark, milk, or white Godiva Chocolate; Keepsake Marriage Certificate (above); in a colorful, pretty basket with a fluffy bow! $50

Sweetheart’s Folly Basket – all of original Honeymoon basket, BUT substitute all 3 Godiva chocolate bar flavors, and a finer drink and fancier basket decor with candle, matches, soap and whelk shell: $80 (MUST order this upgrade at least 1 week in advance)

Soulmates Celebration Basket – upscale largest basket, premium Godiva gold-box chocolate truffles box in all flavors, cheeses, your choice of finer wine or 2 non-alc’s, 2 soaps, finer candle, matches, romantic and beachy souvenirs, more NICE seashells, fine glass flutes, plus fanciest basket decor: $100 (MUST order this upgrade at least 3 weeks in advance)

22) Unity Candle: Indoors only. bring your own Candle set: $5

23) Flute Serenade by David: David Sears plays the Native American cedar wood & crystal Love Flute: $30

25) Tying the Knot: together you pull the 2 rope half-knots into One whole knot! We supply rope: $10

26) Memorial, your choice: $5

27) PA System & Music for rent: We setup & breakdown our portable, self-contained, 100-watt speaker and amplifier which had 1 wireless mic and ipod/celllphone cable, on a 5 ft. stand. Your music or ours! $50

28) FRENCH GOURMET RECEPTION DINNER:  By an Iron Chef winner, Eric Masson, at historic Brentwood Restaurant and Wine Bistro in Little River SC, for 10+ people for 3 hours. This basic gourmet dinner includes hor d’oeuvres, salad, your choice of filet mignon/poultry/fish entree (consider elegant upgrades: delicious lobster, scallops, grouper, veal, or lamb), choice of vegetable side, coffee/tea/soft drink/water. Includes taxes, gratuities, PRIVATE DINING ROOM with fireplaces, chandelier, white table LINENS and historic restaurant decor (floral decor available with our florist or Brentwood’s florist) Child’s menu, vegetarian or gluten-free menus available. Regular dining rooms seat up to 22 people included, however larger groups require additional fee for largest room or outdoor The Garden Pavilion (more info from Chef Eric). Popular upgrades from this basic package are: champagne toast, alcohol drinks, escargot, oysters, wedding cake/dessert, rehearsal dinner.
$750/off-season;  or $900/prime-season, for first 10 people.

  • Additional Adults (age 12 yrs & up) $60/each off-season, or $75/each prime-season.
  • Additional Children (age 11-3yrs) $25/each off-season, or $30/each prime-season.
  • Babies (age 0-2yrs) Free!

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