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Family Affair Wedding in Tennessee

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Do-it-yourselfers Liz and Leigh really wanted their wedding day to reflect their unique and quirky attitudes. In order to ensure their big day was truly their own, they chose to hire as many of their friends as possible to help. This “family affair” wedding at Green Door Gourmet is all about up-cycling and DIYing. We promise you’ll love it!

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custom designed wedding stationery

getting wedding ready

From the Bride:
Leigh (the groom) brought unique character and style to the decor by branding the wedding with his design – from invitations to programs to signage. We both adored seeing how each little deliberation cumulatively personalized a wedding that was true to us and helped set the stage for the joyful, vibrant and intimate celebration that we were after!

peach and white bouquet by LMA Designs

goofy bridesmaid faces

berry boutonniere

goofy groomsmen faces

Wondering where Liz and Leigh found this lush green country side for their nuptials? Wonder no more! Green Door Gourmet is a unique farm to fork venture that produces and provides local artisan foods and plants in a farm-cooperative community setting. They are located within Hidden Valley Farm on River Road in Nashville, TN. Hidden Valley Farm serves as the perfect spot for agri-tourism and special farm events. We have hosted events ranging from small picnics and receptions up to a BBQ for 1000 people!

chalkboard wedding sign

barn wedding at green door gourmet

wedding kiss

just married

From the Bride:
Liz’s (the bride) delight in re-purposing threaded the décor with hand-picked vintage accents (like an old tackle box displaying coffee supplies) and splashes of DIY projects (like sanded pallet-wood-centerpieces topped with paint food cans as candle holders).

We wanted to create an atmosphere of ease and belonging for all of our guests. So, it largely translated into a rustic chic “southern comfort” experience, tucked away on a farm with edible indulgences of a popcorn bar, barbecue, and a coffee-and-donut bar for dessert.

custom signage by the groom

rustic upcycled centerpieces

upcycled tin cans as candle lit luminaries

mexican coke station and popcorn station

simple wedding cake

wedding dance and sparkler exit

Check out the wedding film from Cardboard Films below to get a closer look at this family affair wedding!

Photographer: Teale Photography
Venue: Green Door Gourmet
Hair: Fruition Salon
Donuts: Fox’s Donut Den
Caterer: Bacon & Caviar
Cinematography: Cardboard Films
Coordinator: Emily Kennedy of Kennedy Occasions
Dress Designer: The White Room
Flowers: Lauren Atkinson of LMA Designs
Groom's Attire: Express
Jewelry: M.Florita Jewelry, Frosted Willow & House of Stella
Officiant: Jeff Dollar of Grace Center
Shoe Designer: Jeffrey Campbell via Urban Outfitters
Stationery: Leigh Ashlind of Avaliis
Prop or Furniture Rentals: Classic Party Rentals
Event Designer: The Bride | Lighting: Strands of Italian lights | Makeup: LeeAnne Blair Freelance Makeup Artist | DJ: Friend | Cake: Sister of the Bride

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  9. 0. Rustic papers says:

    … what does the custom signage say in the middle about growing? The one the groom made… I love quotes

  10. 0. Sydnee says:

    Love that song in the video! Can anyone tell me who sings that??

  11. 0. Miki Keil says:

    Dearest Liz and Leigh ,
    What ‘pure delight’ that reaches right down to the soul (where God delights) over watching your most amazing Wedding Video. Puts you somewhere between Wuthering Heights and Sweet Home Alabama….But it’s your story, your beautiful union. So, so very happy for you both and for the world that you will have such an influence on through the testimony of your Love.
    Continued blessings,Miki Keil(Emily’s mom) Ty/Meg’s wedding?

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