A Virginia Polka Dot Wedding

katelyn james photo

Julie and Steven tied the knot at a gorgeous little Virginia venue, Clover Forest Plantation. This rural central Virginia wedding venue was the perfect backdrop for their dark purple and coral wedding.
Look out for tons of Swiss Dots. This playful pattern created unity through the wedding. They decorated everything from the darling stationery from Jules Design to her wedding gown bodice. Connect all the dots of this polka dots perfection wedding when you view the full gallery here, marvelously captured by Katelyn James Photography.

pink dot wedding stationery

lace wedding accessories

hayley paige wedding gown

pink orange and white wedding bouquet

dark purple bridesmaid dresses

bridesmaid bouquets and custom bracelet

light grey groomsmen attire

darling wedding dog

from the bride

I'm excited to share my amazing wedding day with you! We wanted our wedding to represent my now husband and I as a couple. My main inspiration for the day was my dress, Coco, by Hayley Paige. I loved the Swiss dots on the bodice of the dress and decided to use Swiss dots in other aspects of the wedding decor.

love birds birdcage for cards

wedding welcome cellphones off sign

sign a bubble on the tree guestbook

square wedding programs

outdoor ceremony with hanging florals

outdoor ceremony

kiss the bride

We used Swiss dots in the linen overlays, cake, invitations, and even the paper straws for drinks. I also wanted to incorporate a unique color palette and ended up choosing the perfect shade of dark purple and coral/peach shades for the big day.

advice tree for the newlyweds

please leave advice wedding sign

potted succulent escort cards

groom and bride succulents

custom wedding cornhole boards

grab a prop and strike a pose photobooth sign

During the planning process, I was all about the details. I love succulents so I decided to use them as both the wedding favors and escort cards. The guests loved them! I purchased a few of the details such as the birdcage, the cake topper, purple poms, Mr. & Mrs. Cake Forks, and advice cardholder.

pink and purple reception embellished with swiss dots

We heard, that you have been wondering where to get this overlay from. Drum roll please.... the Swiss dot overlay can be rented from Linen Effects

pink and purple table settings

purple color wash table numbers

mixed warm palette floral centerpieces

diy purple chair signs

But, for the most part we chose to DIY the details to bring our special touch to the day. I hand painted purple Mr. & Mrs. Chair signs, etched Mr. & Mrs. Champagne glasses, and also etched Swiss dots on some of the glass candles. Since I am a graphic designer, I designed all of the printed materials for the big day. This included the invitations, programs, menus, advice cards, all of the chalkboard inspired signs, and table numbers.

cake topped cupcake tower

dessert menu and mr and mrs forks

we do cake topper

signature sangria cocktail

sparkler send off

ServiceVendor
PhotographyKatelyn James Photography
CoordinatorAshley Baber Weddings
CinematographyMPA Weddings
Venue & CatererClover Forest Plantation
StationeryJules Design
FlowersThe Green Flamingo
CakePearls Cupcakes
Hair & MakeupSalon Debonaire
Dress shopGarnish Boutique
Dress designerHayley Paige
Bridesmaid dressesJCrew
Groom’s attireMens Wearhouse
Veil or hair accessoriesMelinda Rose Design
DjDynamite Djs
LightingBlue Steel Lighting
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