Peach And White Nostalgic Wedding

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When this darling couple planned out there big day they knew there were two vital components: to pay tribute to those they’d lost along the way and all the wonderful aspects from growing up in a small town. On a beautiful Autumn day in Georgia all their dreams came to life at their peach and white wedding.

Prepare to get a little teary eyed when you read the bride’s beautiful story about the rainbow that showed up for their first dance. From beginning to end this peach and white nostalgic wedding is full of love and memories. See them all in the full gallery here, captured by Paige Williams Photography

peachy pink wedding pumps

peach bridesmaid dresses

nostalgic bouquet charms

pink and white sunshine bouquet

grey groomsmen attire

honor the grandparents

My grandparents were definitely the roots of my family and after the passing of each of them I knew I wanted to honor them in a huge way. They were the ones who taught me to dream, work hard, go to church, put God and family first, and most importantly love. Their love story begin on the “last day of ’44″ as they joined hands in marriage and settled down in Tignall where they began a family. My Grandpa always referred to this day as the “best day of his life”. Their endless love continued to carry on even after my Grandpa passed away in 2008 and my Mema in 2013.

wedding chalkboard program

wedding chalkboard program

rustic milk jug ceremony flowers

custom wedding drink cozies

Outdoor church wedding vibe

My groom and I were married by my preacher of 20+years on a large farm under a tree with church pews for seating. I always wanted to mimic a church setting only outside. BBQ and homemade desserts made by family and friends were served just as they are every year at my church’s homecoming. Vintage themed centerpieces and memorabilia and photographs of our loved ones were used to decorate the lovely venue. We featured my Mema’s singer sewing machine and my Grandpa’s rocking chair and saw blade. We also honored my husband’s Daddy and Paw-Paw and a cousin and dear friend who have all joined God in Heaven. For our toast we shared a bottle of wine my husband’s mom and dad bought on their last family vacation before he passed. The plan was for them to drink it on their son’s wedding day.

picture wall reception decor

peach wedding decor

pink and white floral decor

bride and groom wooden chair signs

sewn monogram table decor

Heart-warming rainbow story

At our reception, as we were announced as husband and wife in front of all our family and friends (on a perfectly sunny day), the clouds opened up as if it were Heaven’s gates and a beautiful rainbow appeared just as we began as first dance. A stream of tears immediately flowed down my face as I remembered what a rainbow meant to me. The day my Grandpa passed away, my family walked out of that hospital after weeks of fighting his death and a rainbow shined bright above us and we knew Grandpa was now “home” and as much as we would miss him we would be okay. It’s amazing the days we see rainbows, on hard days, days we hurt, and perfect days just as this. We had no doubt in our hearts that our loved ones were right there with us. And as we dance we held each other tight and both said that this day was the best day of our lives. And just as soon as the rainbow came it disappeared just as our song ended.

chalkboard wedding menu

love is sweet dessert table banner

wedding cake with blue bird toppers

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Event Designer: HFI Weddings and Events
Dress Shop & Bridesmaid Dresses: The House of the Bride
Coordinator: Aunt Kelly | Venue: Rolling M Ranch | Cake: Friends and Family | Caterer: Frank Bentley | Hair: Kristen Nixon of Salon Indigo | Makeup: Meg Williamson Makeup, LLc | Bartender: Cocktails on Call | Band: County Line

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: peach, pink, white
Styles: rustic

Romantic Tented Wedding

simple and sweet bridal look

This whimsically rustic Italian themed wedding day turned out to be a jaw-droppingly gorgeous affair! Put together by  Ever After Events, who helped spice up Kamela and Kenneth’s romantic tented wedding with a beautiful streamer draped dance floor. Along with personalized wedding favors and fresh from the garden feeling table decor.

Trust us you will want to see more of this fabulous day! See every last image captured by Boyd Harris Photography in the full gallery here.

delicate lace overlay wedding dress

gold stiletto wedding shoes

enchanting bridal look

wedding kiss

From Ever After Events: Kamela and Kenneth truly waited for “the one” and finally found each other! This was a large celebration of both Texas families coming together to share in their love for each other. No detail was overlooked at this stunning Rancho Valencia wedding. A nearby church held their intimate and personal ceremony. The spectacular party was held on the Croquet Lawn of Rancho Valencia under the stars.

Boyd Harris Photography

happy bride with daisy halo

blush bridesmaid dresses

formal groom looks

Breath Taking Decor

A ribbon canopy hung above the custom wood dance floor, which each table was ‘scaped with vibrantly colored flowers. Each guest had a unique glass bottle filled with olive oil that was the escort card. At each place setting was a baguette with the menu hand calligraphied. The guests used the olive oil for dipping that evening.

streamer drapped dance floor

eclectic floral centerpiece

moss covered table numbers

olive oil wedding favor and escort cards

rustic Italian style table decor

Eat Something Incredible

From Michele Coulon Dessertier: Dessert is not something you eat everyday, so make it worth your while….I would rather eat a small piece of something incredible than a lot of something not so great!

We love this philosophy and we could not agree more! And with a beautiful cake like Kamela and Kenneth’s barely frosted four tiered masterpiece you know you are about to eat something incredible! Our mouths are watering just thinking about it.

nearly naked wedding cake

a bride a groom and a wedding cake

glamorous photobooth backdrop

photobooth props

Morning After Remedy

From Ever After Events: Guests danced, enjoyed the custom photo booth and making s’mores by the fire. When it was time to leave there was a sparkler send off where the couple sat on top of a convertible as they left their reception. Guests took home bags with organic muffins, fruit and Starbucks to enjoy in the morning.

beautiful clear topped wedding tent

romantic tented wedding

Photography: Boyd Harris Photography
Cinematography: It's Personal Cinema
Event designer: Ever After Events
Venue: Rancho Valencia Hotel & Spa
Flowers: Flowers Annette Gomez
Cake: Michele Coulon Dessertier
Hair: JDM Salon
Photobooth: Still Listening Productions
Lighting: Tim Altbaum Productions
Cocktail Hour Music: Tiernan Tunes Trio
Reception Music: West Coast Music
Rentals: Classic Party Rentals, Platinum Pro, Revelry Event Design, Farm Tables and More & Archive Rentals
Transportation: Goldfield Stage & Old Town Trolley Tours
Makeup: Vivian Kuriakos

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: green, peach, pink
Styles: garden, modern, rustic

Stunningly Beautiful Garden Wedding

Jenny Packham Dress

Prepare to be enchanted by this stunningly beautiful garden wedding. Hints of vintage blend with elegance and the natural beauty of the surroundings. All to create a day that is simply timeless.

Soft blue, vibrant purples and a hint of blush make for a remarkable color palette. We keep finding ourselves fawning over the bridesmaids dresses, the florals, the design, well, pretty much everything! See all the delights for yourself in the full gallery here, captured by the very talented Austin Gros.

bejeweled wedding heels

light blue floor length bridesmaids dresses

bridesmaids hairstyles and bouquets

sweetest little flower girl

Barnsley Gardens Resort

Jonathan and I were married on October 12, 2013 at Barnsley Gardens Resort in Adairsville, Georgia. Our search for a non­traditional yet elegant venue led us straight to Barnsley Gardens where we were able to find our ideal blend of history and class in this beautiful historic resort. The wedding ceremony was held at the historic ruins of the old Barnsley estate with the ethereal sound of classically­ trained stringed quartet Act of Congress (AOC) filling the gardens.

flourished wedding stationery

violet and white wedding bouquet

wedding party attire ideas

floral covered ceremony arch

Beauty Within Ruins

Following the ceremony, the reception was held within the ruins and on an adjacent, tented lawn. We wanted to maintain some of the traditional elements of a Southern wedding with an atmosphere that still felt open and relaxed. Barnsley provided just that. The reception was catered by Barnsley chefs and constructed of stations selected based on our taste for fresh, flavorful food.

elegant mirror wedding menu sign

escort cards ideas

classy gold and white reception

gold and white centerpieces

simple table number cards

Play Lively Bluegrass Music

The music was lively and blue­grass in its feel, also played by AOC, with dancing that carried us well into the night. The event design was inspired by the wedding gown itself with elements of vintage, 1920′s charm conveyed through a softer, romantic palette (a theme that was also important in the design of our stationery).

pink and peach rose embellished wedding cake

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Bridesmaids Dress Designer: Dessy

Photographer: Austin Gros
Cake: Honeymoon Bakery
Venue & Catering: Barnsley Gardens Resort
Dress Design: Jenny Packham, Willow
Dress Shop: Carriage House Weddings
Engagement Ring: Custom from Howards Jewelers
Shoes: Grace
Earrings: Maria Elena
Shoes & Earrings Shop: The White Room
Groom's Suit: Custom ­by Mobley and Sons
Groomsmen's Suits: Mr. Burch Formal Wear
Bridesmaids Dresses: Bridesmaids Inc
Mother of the Bride Dress: Daymore Couture at The Clothes Tree
Event Design: Edge Design Group
Music: Act of Congress
Makeup: Karen Tascon
Invitations: Smock & Melissa Hill of Weddings, Etc.
Calligraphy: Deb Warnat
Hair: Tina Rivas

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, pink, purple, white
Styles: classic, garden, vintage