Audrey and David wanted to plan a simple yet special wedding day, filled with rustic touches and great friends, and they certainly succeeded on both accounts!  This sweet couple chose a neutral color scheme of Cappucinno and Ivory, with some lovely hunter green and pale pink accents tucked here and there, to achieve a beautiful […]

Take my hand, will you share this with me, because darling without you, all the shine of a thousand spotlights, all the stars we steal from the night sky, will never be enough… This is such an exciting post to share!  Our very first wedding of 2021.  We’ve been hosting wonderful elopements during the past […]

We got to celebrate such a special day with Teri-Jo and Joel for their gorgeous April elopement.  When Teri-Jo sent me a photo of her Skeleton Wedding Sign, to help me get a sense of their style, I knew this was going to be a very fun and unique event!  Dark colors of black and […]

I’m not even sure where to begin, describing such a special day!  We simply had no idea what was in store for us before we met Barbara and Allan on the morning of their beautiful wedding day.  They are the most gorgeous, sweet and easy going couple.  Photographing them was a dream come true, and […]

We closed out the month of March with a breathtakingly beautiful Virginia elopement.  Our bride Kimberly and her groom Woodrow were so much fun to work with.  Planning with us long distance, they chose a color scheme of burgundy and blush, with a few gold accents tucked here and there, like their beautiful cake topper, […]

Our sweet bride Melissa and her handsome groom Marcus have known each other since middle school!  They dated all through high school and now, 8 years later, we were so thrilled to be hosting their intimate wedding day!  We planned exclusively online, which meant that our first time meeting this wonderful couple was on their […]

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Michelle and Eddie joined us on what felt like the most perfect day of the summer, for their Afternoon Tea Wedding at the Golden Horseshoe Inn!  This sweet couple booked their wedding with us before meeting us in person!  All thanks to a hearty recommendation from a former GHI Couple (Hi Iva and Brian!!! THANK […]

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We were so excited to host a special Virginia elopement ceremony for Hannah and Derek.  These two have been sweethearts since high school, and together with their little ones, and Hannah’s parents, celebrated their union with an intimate micro wedding at the Golden Horseshoe Inn.  Hannah’s color scheme of peach and green was just the […]

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“Take my hand, and lead me to salvation.  Take my love, for love is everlasting.  And remember, the truth that once was spoken; to love another person is to see the face of God.” We were so fortunate and honored to host Lilly and Matt’s beautiful elopement in the blue ridge mountains.  It was pure […]

“And so the adventure begins…” I just loved the “and so the adventure begins”theme Mikelle and William chose for their wedding day!  The beginning of their new adventure was reflected in countless pretty details throughout the Golden Horseshoe Inn.  From the sweet pale blue suitcases, and gorgeous personalized sign at the front entry, to the […]

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“You guys are our plan C” the father of the bride said a little wearily as he stepped inside the venue with his wife.  Frank and Norizan were taking a venue tour on behalf of their incredible daughter Aisha, who, they shared with me, had already planned not one, but TWO weddings in her hometown […]

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“The key to happiness is Love” read the little tag on the skeleton key bottle openers nestled at each place setting.  And gosh, there was so much of both…LOVE and HAPPINESS on Jenny and Ali’s wedding day.  Ali and Jenny celebrated with joyful family and friends amidst a summery palette of clover green and ivory, […]

A cool breeze.  Teacups shining on the tables.  Red roses mingling with greenery and tempered by their blush and ivory neighbors in a lush bouquet.  It was simply the perfect August wedding day!   Making it even more perfect were the lovely people who shared this special day.  Our bride Shayla simply glowed.  One of my […]

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“I have often been teased about my love for Funfetti cake” Kira said smiling to herself, as she iced the tiny heart shaped cake in our kitchen on the morning of her wedding day.  Later that day, her guests would be treated to a towering traditional wedding cake, but Kira had baked a small gluten […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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