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 […]
The Most Magical Day A bride who was as sweet and kind on the inside as she was beautiful on the outside. A flower girl in a princess dress and matching cape. A wonderful and patient groom. A roaring fire in the hearth and a joyful celebration in the parlor. This was just the best […]
This was truly the happiest of days! I just adored Denise and Dave from the moment I met them, and couldn’t wait until their October wedding day! These two are simply perfect together, and I loved hearing about their past adventures and future plans together! Visiting National parks is a favorite pastime for our bride […]
When our sweet bride Amanda emailed me her wedding details and said simply “I don’t have any particulars for my wedding bouquet, I’d just like it to “scream fall”!” – I knew I liked her! And when, on the wedding day, she shared that she and her handsome groom Gerald had know each other since […]
“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 […]
The air had that special November glimmer that is so hard to describe. A day filled with golden light caught under a clear blue sky, and the hidden landscapes of the mountains being revealed as the leaves fall away. November is my favorite wedding month. Slow, and thoughtful, a little pause between the business of […]
It was such fun bringing Mary Ann and Luke’s vision for their Elegance Elopement to reality. I used a moss runner and lace accents to create a delicate, boho style for their sweetheart’s table, that suited this lovely couple. Mary Ann and Luke love to play Chess together, and they incorporated chess pieces into their décor, both for the […]
We just adored working with Julia and Constantino to plan their beautiful fall wedding day. This couple loves to play videogames together and their playful nature translates into their everyday lives – they are fun and lighthearted and easygoing. Some of their special touches included personalized coke’s, a fall candy buffet for guests to enjoy […]
Tabitha and Adam were married on a beautiful September morning in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This lovely young couple was a joy to spend time with. After our Skyline Drive photo session, these easy going newlyweds planned an afternoon of wine tasting at their favorite nearby wineries. I could mention that Tabitha was stunning in her gown and […]
We joked that Fiori and Stanley had ALL the weather on their wedding day! A rainy dawn turned into a very magical and misty morning on Skyline Drive, and then the sun greeted us so we could adventure cliffside for some fun photos. Fiori looked like a storybook princess in her tea length gown. And Stanley’s […]
Mitra and Michael joined us on a beautiful Saturday morning for their Skyline Drive elopement ceremony. Mitra’s handmade bouquet was dramatic and beautiful, and our adventurous bride (with the help of her dashing groom) climbed down to a wonderful overlook for her post wedding photo shoot – in heels no less! We were fortunate to spend […]
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A gorgeous October wedding day in the Blue Ridge mountains including wedding photos in Shenandoah National Park.
A sweet spring ceremony for just the two of them. We're sharing some favorite photos from this romantic elopement
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