Formal Pink And Grey Garden Wedding

Keyhole lace wedding dress

Elegance and beauty surrounds Michelle and Brad’s formal pink and grey garden wedding. All held at Oatlands Plantation, with sweeping green lawns and manicured shrubbery you might forget you’re in Virginia, and not on some far away English countryside. Take note of the amazing and vibrant florals, and don’t miss the watermelon cookies. So cute!

Be sure to see every last detail of this Virginia wedding, all captured by Megan Noonan Photography. You can do so by visiting the full gallery here.

Minted wedding stationery

adorable look alike flower girls

The Love Story

From the Bride: Brad and I met years ago through our common friends however it took a few years for us to get to know each other and start dating. Once we started dating, there was something different there, something special. A surprise to me, Brad proposed while we were on a ski vacation in Colorado.

pretty pink wedding bouquet

hot pink bouquet by loda floral design

heather gray bridesmaids with hot pink accessories

keyhole wedding dress

navy and pink grooms look

We were married on May 10, 2014 in Leesburg, Virginia at the Oatlands Plantation outside on their beautiful grounds. The day began with pouring rain, but as luck would have it, just an hour before the ceremony, the sky parted and we had a lovely ceremony outside in the garden.

here comes the bride and groom

garden wedding ceremony

flower accented wedding arch

newlyweds

Heart-Warming Vows

We wrote our own vows which I would highly recommend to anyone. We didn’t share our vows beforehand so it was a heart-warming surprise during the ceremony to hear the meaningful words expressing love and promises for a lifetime from each other. As hard as it was to write down what you feel, it added a much more personal aspect to the ceremony, something we will never forget.

wedding venue Oatlands

cocktail hour champagne

live reception music

personalized drink bucket

mr and mrs seat sign and cork escort cards

simple table decor and menu napkin wrap

pink table number and bright centerpiece

Please Don’t Drop Me!

The most terrifying, I mean thrilling part of the day was being hoisted up on chairs by our friends during the Horah dance. I do not have the words to fully describe the day, it was truly magical. It would be a dream to repeat it again and again, celebrating this momentous occasion.

Jewish Horah dance

ruffled wedding cake by Windows Catering

Formal Pink And Grey Garden Wedding

Hair: Julie Flury of Jewel Hair Design

Photography: Megan Noonan Photography
Venue: Oatlands Plantation
Stationery: Minted
Flowers: Loda Floral Design
Cake: Windows Catering
Dress shop: Betsy Robinsons Bridal
Bridesmaid dresses: JCrew
Groom’s attire: Charles Tyrwhitt
band: The Bachelor Boys

Read on to see how much this formal pink and grey garden wedding cost. Please note that costs change as the years go by, and prices are subject to change. This is just one couple’s breakdown to give you a rough estimate on how much a wedding like this may cost you.

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Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: grey, pink
Styles: classic, garden, vintage

Pink And Teal San Diego Wedding

San Diego beach wedding

Planned in only five months this destination pink and teal San Diego wedding not only looks gorgeous but was also a terrific beach party!

With help from San Diego Destination Weddings, Josh and Meg were able to pull off one spectacular day! You can see even more of this fabulous day, captured by V.A. Photography, when you visit the full gallery here.

strapless A line wedding dress

getting wedding ready

San Diego beach wedding

thistle and rose bouquet by Flowers by Azhar

Put Your Guests Up For the Night

From the Bride: Our dream was to have a celebration of our marriage. We wanted it very informal, laid back, but wanted to keep it classy and elegant. So, we decided to rent a home in La Jolla, CA that would be able to house all our guests comfortably. Well, we found THE PERFECT house! There was the backyard and then a cliff, and then the most incredible view of the ocean! Renting this house was another third of our budget.

wedding welcome sign

ocean side wedding ceremony in La, Jolla

wedding altar flower decor

just married by the beach

Hint: Don’t Procrastinate

I don’t think we would have changed a thing about our wedding. Well, maybe planning it a little sooner. Josh and I were horrible procrastinators in planning our wedding because I was really overwhelmed by trying to have a nice wedding and not be in debt for the rest of our lives. We did this in 5 months, which we don’t recommend if you are doing a destination wedding

wedding favors and sparklers

Mumford and Sons wedding sign

assorted desserts bar

rose and thistle topped wedding cake

The Wedding Bowl

Jacquelyn Mendoza of San Diego Destination Weddings helped us find a site to have our ceremony, which was at this BEAUTIFUL section of the coastline called Cuvier Park (aka the wedding bowl). It was a small grassy area but the views over looking the pacific were AMAZING!

wedding drink glasses

name tag mason jars

paper flower centerpieces and brown paper covered tables

fun and flirty wedding stationary

Seafood Boil Dinner

We wanted to have a crab/seafood boil. I realize this doesn’t sound very wedding like, and especially not a classy one at that. We knew our guests and they all were very excited about it. We got crab bibs, crab crackers, buckets to throw the crab shells and shrimp shells in, but mostly we had the most incredible view to look at while eating some delicious seafood by my Chef brother Ben Alexander!

wedding sunset

seafood boil reception

sparkler exit

Pink and Teal San Diego Wedding

Photography: V.A. Photography
Coordinator: Jacquelyn Mendoza & Jamila London of San Diego Destination Weddings
Flowers: Flowers by Azhar
Cake: Heavenly Cupcake
Caterer: Bekker's Catering
Hair: Model Call Salon
Dress shop: Facchianos Bridal
Bridesmaid dresses: Nordstrom
Groom’s attire: Hugo Boss
Prop/furniture rentals: Abbey Party Rents

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, green, pink
Styles: beach, modern, themed

Cakewalk Films

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From Cakewalk Films:
At Cakewalk Films, we believe that cinema and weddings naturally compliment one another. Marriage is the fruit of an ongoing labor of love between two persons. Videography has the creative ability to capture and retell the dynamics of a story. When fused together, MAGIC happens! From the moment Cakewalk Films was conceived, we knew our sole purpose was to poignantly display love stories through wedding films.

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