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Virginia Micro Wedding Emily and Jacob 5.29.21

I love traditions.  And I’m sentimental.  So a wedding filled with tradition and sentimental family heirlooms…well, lets just say that I’m head over heels in love with the beautiful wedding day of Emily and Jacob.  This incredible bride and groom hosted an Afternoon Tea wedding at the Golden Horseshoe Inn.  Vintage details and a color scheme of Ivory and Champagne made for the coziest, and most charming impression as guests arrived to celebrate the big day.  Tables were set with lace, and stacked with delicate tea cups.  The cake table was a vintage dream, with an heirloom cake topper as the crowning glory (this cake topper has been carefully and lovingly passed through the generations and graced the weddings of the women on the brides side of the family since the 1950’s!)  Emily had her mothers veil slightly altered, and wore it on her own wedding day, perhaps to be passed on to future brides in the family as well!  She was radiantly beautiful in her veil and gown!  And the gentlemen were not about to be outdone when it came to special apparel.  Each of the gentlemen taking part in the wedding day wore a gorgeous custom made duck feather bowtie, each one slightly different than the next – they were just exquisite and you’ll get to see some close up photos below!  We were so happy to be able to have the wedding ceremony take place outdoors on this unusually cool and breezy may day.  The ceremony was beautifully officiated by Mr. Bob Laughlin, who also conducted the wedding ceremony for our Groom Jake’s parents 26 years earlier!  Emily and Jake were as sweet as could be, and I had the most wonderful time photographing them!  We were worried about a rainy forecast, but mother nature held things together for us until we were almost done with photos!  I loved getting to know these two wonderful families, and am so excited to share some of my favorite photos in this special wedding sneak peek…

Congratulations to the happy couple!

-xoxo Heather

Bridal hairstyling by: Andrea’s Tie the Knot Updo’s

Bridal Makeup by: Cosmetic Artistry by Alicia

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