Lovely Chandler Hill Wedding and Reception

Happy Anniversary to Emily and Alex who were married a year ago last month at Chandler Hill Winery.  Here are some excellent photos by L Photographie that show the details of their day. Emily’s bouquet was a mix of blue hydrangea and champagne, ivory, and peach roses.  It was such a rich combination that complemented the landscape of the winery perfectly. Alex wore a spray rose boutonniere while his groomsmen had clusters of babies breath. The bridesmaids carried bouquets of …

Four Seasons Wedding and Reception

Debbie and Marc celebrated their wedding at the Four Seasons with a terrace ceremony and a big ballroom reception.  Here are the always awesome images from LPhotographie. Debbie carried ivory peonies with champagne and ivory roses in her bouquet. Blush and champagne flowers for all of the girls. The maids carried champagne roses and blush stock flower. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her parents. Beautiful arch view for the wedding. The happy couple. This large babies breath …

Blush and Ivory Chandler Hill Wedding and Reception

Happy Anniversary this week to Claire and Elliott who were married last year at Chandler Hill.  Here are the images from Cami Wade Photography. Claire’s bouquet was a blush and ivory mix of peonies, astilbe, spray roses, ranunculus, and a touch of greenery. The maids wore neutral shades of blush and carried ivory bouquets. Elliott wore a smart-looking ranunculus bout finished in twine.   Sweethearts The wedding party. After a bit of rain, the ceremony was held on the deck …

Wedding at Old Barn Inn at St. Alban’s

Ashley and Brandon had a beautiful outdoor ceremony at Old Barn Inn.  They kept their wedding style very natural and neutral with ivory and white tones off-set by natural fall textures.  Here are some shots of their day by Tom Warwick Photography. A bold yet natural-looking sign to welcome the guests. Ashley’s bouquet had lots of soft layers of textures and fall greenery for this romantic look. The bridesmaids carried a smaller version of the bridal bouquet with the subtle …

August Wedding at Heartland Estate

Tammy and Derek chose Heartland Estate for their intimate outdoor wedding and reception.  As this was a second marriage for both, they wanted something casual and fun that not only their kids could enjoy, but also their extended families and guests.  Images by Michael Jacob. Tammy’s bouquet was a mix of orange roses, light blue delphinium, butter stock flower, daisies, ranunculus, and anemones with dark centers. Tammy’s bridesmaid carried a smaller version of bridal bouquet with some pops of bright …

Cute Backyard Ceremony

Heather and Steven were the sweetest clients!  They were married in Heather’s parents’ backyard.  There were so many personal details to this outdoor ceremony!  The beautiful landscape and sweet, romantic additions made it all so unique.  Here are some photos from Nicole Welch Photography. All the sweet details were just perfect for the ceremony location. All the flowers were kept loose and lush to mimic the flowers in the landscaping. Hanging jars full of gardeny blooms lined the aisle. We …

Mt. Pleasant Winery Wedding

Summer days can provide such a lovely backdrop for any wedding, especially one at a winery.  Melissa and Shannon celebrated their vows at Mt. Pleasant Winery this past June.  Rustic summer colors and textures were used throughout their gorgeous day.  Photos by Solea Photography. The bridal bouquet was a traditional white and ivory clutch but with added rustic greenery. The pergola was decorated with branches, greenery, and summer jewel-toned flowers. The same summer jewel tones were used in the very …

Wedding at Grand Basin and the Chase

Meryl and Scott were married in June at the Grand Basin. They had a beautiful day for a wedding. Take a look at these shots from Benton Park Photography. The wedding colors were blue and white. Meryl’s attendant carried a bouquet of all white and blue hydrangea. Meryl carried a bouquet of all white peonies with a rhinestone accent. For the ceremony, we filled our two large urns with all white flowers to frame the couple and the scenery in …

“Ernestine, my bride, I love you so much…”

These were the words spoken by my 90-year-old grandfather last Sunday at 2:30pm. My grandmother and my cousin Sarah were each holding one of his hands. He passed away at 3:05. I am so thankful that he was able to say these words to my ailing grandmother, his wife of over 66 years. He was smart and alert right to the end (he was sitting up in bed reading the Sunday paper that very morning!). As my children and I …