The Golden Horseshoe blog is a super fun place where you can keep up with our recent weddings (we love to give our couples a sneak peek of their wedding photos within 72 hours of their wedding day!)  We'll also share some snippets from our personal story, and wedding day tips to help you as you plan!

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We started our October off in the most beautiful way…with Tiffany and John’s wedding day!  This was a gorgeous and thoughtfully put together celebration that included bursts of vibrant autumn color, and cozy rustic touches.  I was amazed at all the wonderful ways that John and Tiffany’s family poured their own love and talents into […]

October Mountain Wedding – Tiffany and John 10.5.19

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When Mike took a chance and ran out of the bar to give his number to the amazing girl he had just met…well, who knew it would lead us to this beautiful wedding day!  Katie and Mike were married on a sunny September afternoon on a day that celebrated taking chances, and taking swings on […]

Virginia Mountain Wedding Venue – Katie and Mike 9.28.19

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This amazing couple is getting married in May 2020! We are SO EXCITED to be hosting Ariel and Paul’s wedding here at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  These two are bucket fillers…they just make me overflow with happiness!  I’ve adored Ariel and Paul since the very first time I met them…think of it as Wedding Planner/Couple […]

Ariel and Paul Engaged!

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   “Neither one of us are public speakers, and we didn’t want our wedding to feel like a performance…we wanted it to be intimate and just about us.” I know that the sentiment above, so eloquently expressed by our bride Sarah, is shared by many couples.  Weddings can be tricky, and end up becoming about […]

Blue Ridge Mountain Elopement – Sarah and Jordan 9.21.19

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Elopements

I knocked on the groom’s suite door as the sounds of happy chatting and laughter escaped from behind it.  The knob turned, and our groom appeared.  “Ah, Ray” I said, hopefully glancing down at his feet -“oh, gosh, you’ve got your shoes on already”.  I needed those shoes to apply a very sweet set of […]

Virginia All Inclusive Wedding Day – Crissy and Raymond 9.14.19

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It is always the most wonderful surprise meeting a couple for the very first time on their wedding day!  Tia and Erich joined us on Saturday, September 7th for the most cheerful, vintage inspired, sunflower filled Elegance Elopement!  We had been planning together via email, but welcoming them to the Golden Horseshoe Inn in person […]

Sunflower filled September Elopement! – Tia and Erich 9.7.19

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Elopements

We started September off in the sweetest way…with a wonderful, intimate elopement ceremony for Joan and Mike!  They were joined by close family for a private wedding ceremony and celebrated with cake and champagne and some wonderful time spent together.  Joan chose a beautiful powder blue dress to wear, and had help from her grand […]

Elegant Summer Elopement – Joan and Michael 9.1.19

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  “A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.” – L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz If you’ve visited me at the Golden Horseshoe Inn during the past year, I’ve probably told you about this wedding 🙂  I have been looking forward […]

A Wizard of Oz Inspired Wedding Day! Kristen and John 8.31.19

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Feresa and Drew celebrated a gorgeous wedding day at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  This sweet couple will be celebrating with a larger wedding in the future, but chose to tie the knot in a very private ceremony with Drew’s father in attendance to lend support!  I have been working on these photos today, knowing that […]

Gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains Elopement – Feresa and Drew 8.17.19

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“You are the cherry on my cake; you make the sun shine brighter; you make my heart flutter.” -LOVE by Eric Carle Yellow is the happiest color I think!  And this was certainly the happiest wedding day!  Amanda and Patrick celebrated their August wedding with a cheerful and vibrant silver and yellow color scheme and […]

Yellow and Silver Virginia Wedding Day – Amanda and Patrick 8.10.19

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