October

It was a chilly but beautiful day in the Blue ridge mountains for Jessica and Corey’s lovely winter elopement!  I already knew that Jessica would be a bold and daring bride, as she shared with me in one of our planning emails that she had just hand dyed the bottom of her wedding gown herself, […]

After a very short winter break, we started 2022 off in the most wonderful way, with Shannon and William’s New Year’s Day elopement.  This young marine and his beautiful bride shared an intimate celebration with family as they started the new year on a grand new adventure!  We didn’t get to meet Shannon and Will […]

We closed out our 2021 wedding season with Katrina and Kyle’s gorgeous December 19th wedding day!  It was the perfect way for us to end our season…a day filled with love, merriment, dancing, and festive holiday touches.  Our bride and groom chose rich tones of Hunter green and accents of Gold for their wedding decor, […]

Courtney and John are the kind of couple you just instantly fall in love with.  We planned their beautiful December elopement from a distance, over email, and when the big day arrived, we were so excited to finally meet them!  The moment they walked through the door, we knew it was going to be a […]

Cailin and Hunter are high school sweethearts…as the sweet pillow they brought for the front parlor said “established in 2012”, and now in 2021, they have made it official.  We were so excited to be a part of this very special wedding day!  The venue glowed in flickering candlelight, crackling fireplaces, and the warm hues […]

We loved every minute of Autumn and Colton’s beautiful wintry wedding day at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  Autumn is no stranger to the Golden Horseshoe Inn, where she was once a bridesmaid in her sister’s wedding!  We love that so many special family memories have taken place here for this sweet bride!  Autumn and Colton […]

Elopements

Weddings

Golden Horseshoe Weddings On Site Photographer.  All images on this blog and website are by Heather.

MEET Heather

Planning

“A wet knot is harder to untie than a dry one” were the words we lived by on Deanna and Michael’s romantic wedding day!  Our wonderful bride and groom brought their own sunshine and made the most of their special day – and bonus, it was the perfect excuse for some sweet umbrella pictures!  Deanna […]

The tag on the beautiful handmade lavender lollipops created for each guest read “Made with Love” and I think that is true of every detail of Tabitha and Ricky’s wedding day <3  True love is evident to all who are lucky enough to witness it, and seeing the love and joy shared between our beautiful […]

There is something so special about uncovering and hanging up a bridal gown in the dressing room…it makes it really start to feel like a wedding day!  Everyone ooohs and ahhs over the dress and is able to take a moment to truly appreciate all the thought and love and planning that has gone into […]

  The sound of our beautiful Bride Melissa’s laugh, is just about the best sound in the world…it pulls you in and makes you feel like you are part of something wonderful.  And boy were we part of something wonderful on Melissa and Siray’s October wedding day.  Joined by close family and friends, Melissa and […]

I have always thought that the best magic is in the tiniest details!  And Haley and Gary’s beautiful autumn wedding day was filled with the little things that make a day truly special!  A toast with personalized wine glasses got things off to a festive start in the bridal suite, which was the heart of […]

When I think of Sara and Wayne’s wedding day, my mind is filled with the beauty of the day, images of soft tulle, a flowing gown worn by a gorgeous glowing bride, adorable flower girls and soft blush touches.  But it is also filled with the sound of joyful laughter and one of the greatest […]

Hollie and Chris were so much fun to work with, we absolutely LOVED their wedding day at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  Hollie was a magical bride – she simply glowed all day long.  Chris’s groomsmen teased him that he had a Dr. Who vibe going on with his tweed suit and vest, but he kind […]

Darlene and Nick were married on a beautiful October day at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  Darlene chose a beautiful color scheme of gold and apple red – perfect for fall!  Guests enjoyed a fun Popcorn snack barn during cocktail hour and added their thumbprints to a gorgeous guest book print, which will be a wonderful […]

Annette and Brad were joined by close family and friends (who all traveled from afar!) for a beautiful wedding celebration.  Our assistant wedding planner Brittany helped Annette get settled in the bridal suite, and then came downstairs and told me “just wait until you see her dress!”.  Annette was simply stunning in her silver gown, […]

Matt and Milly kicked off our busiest wedding month of the year in beautiful style!  This sweet and easy going couple chose a fall theme (yay!) for their wedding day, with colors of deep purple and creamy lace accents.  So many special touches were added by Milly, so that everywhere you looked, your eye caught […]

14 Wedding Planning Pitfalls and How to Avoid them!

3.

Our 3 Wedding Packages Comparison Chart

2.

Our Venue Comparison Tool

1.

Resources to guide you as you plan for the intimate wedding or elopement you've been dreaming of.

remember to take these

FREE RESOURCES

© 2022 Golden horseshoe weddings and tusing wedding and events llc
Photography By heather tusing

is a small wedding right for me?

Quiz

Close