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A romantic barn garden party wedding in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Floral garden party sweetheart table

Mary and Pearse brought the garden party indoors in their stunning, floral-filled wedding! Nestled against the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Farm at Old Edwards was a cozy and picturesque venue for their rainy wedding day. The couple incorporated their love of nature and animals in an upscale barn reception designed by Eva Clark Events; you won't believe how the design team transformed the rustic space.

Keep reading to see how the couple used their own chickens' eggs to create the most unique escort stand we've ever seen! All beautiful photography by Julia Wade Photography.

pink garden party wedding invitations Blue and white bridal accessories

This elegant blush wedding invitation suite is from Every Little Letter - perfect for the garden party aesthetic!

Bride in lace robe with bridesmaids

An ethereal Galia Lahav bridal style

The bride, Mary, was an ethereal dream in an a stunning open-back Galia Lahav gown from Bella Bianca, with intricate floral detailing and detachable tulle shoulder bows. We love the cape-like effect of this romantic design!

Bride in Galia Lahav

open back bow gown bow wedding heels

Even the bride's classic white heels were tied with dainty matching bows. Just like Mary, we too would cry at this dazzling of a dress reveal!

bride crying at gown

off white bridesmaids dresses

To pair with Mary's beautiful style, her bridesmaids looked chic in off-white modern gowns from Amsale, which they found at the Nashville location of Bella Bridesmaids. The pops of pink dahlias and white bellflowers in their luscious bouquets added the perfect touch of brightness to their look!

Pink bridesmaids bouquets

Chapel ceremony followed by garden vows

Two stunning locations brought Mary and Pearse's wedding ceremony together! Their formal ceremony was held at the historic The Church of the Incarnation, with a stunning painted backdrop. Afterward, the couple exchanged private vows in the lush gardens of The Farm at Old Edwards.

Historic chapel wedding venue

Cathedral wedding ceremony

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Elegant North Carolina bride and groom

The grounds of The Farm at Old Edwards is a wonderland of nature, full of picturesque apple trees and a scenic pond of lily pads. This was the perfect place for the outdoors-loving couple to exchange vows under a light mist of rain! They were actually engaged in Glacier National Park, watching the sunrise over Wild Goose Island.

Bride and groom at garden estate private vow exchange

Garden bride and groom

The lovebirds are no strangers to fate, meeting by happenstance in a coffee shop. The two had so much in common they talked for hours - a truly organic meet-cute!

Romantic bride fashion Elegant Galia Lahav floral gown

Egg escort table & vintage phone guest book

After the ceremony, guests were welcomed to a lovely cocktail hour including unique custom details! To guide their friends and family to their tables, the couple used eggs from their own bantam chickens to create a farm fresh escort table.

Custom egg escort stand

Rustic egg escort cart Egg nest wedding escort cards

For a fun and vintage inspired guest book alternative, the couple opted for a rotary phone audio guestbook by FêteFone. This is such a retro and stylish touch!

Guest using phone guest book

Rotary phone guest book

A garden party reception brought indoors

As it happened to be a beautifully rainy day for Mary and Pearse, their reception choice of the rustic yet airy barn at The Farm at Old Edwards was ideal to host an indoor garden party. Eva Clark Events blended luscious floral design by Floressence Flowers with the cozy aesthetics and feeling of togetherness the couple desired for friends and family who had been apart during the pandemic.

Floral arch for garden sweetheart table

Blue taper candles

Floral garden party tablescape

Florals were absolutely everywhere from the impressive arch surrounding the sweetheart table to the textured table linens from BBJ La Tavola Linen. The gorgeous rental decor that feels straight out of a tea party was from Fête and Professional Party Rentals.

Floral arch for wedding reception

Homemade bread for wedding reception

Floral cake stand Pearl and bow cake

The elegant pearl five-tier cake was crafted by Lush Cakery - we love that the delicate bow motif from Mary's fashion made a tasty dessert debut!

Ambiant floral wedding reception

Congratulations Mary and Pearse! See all of their gorgeous garden meets barn wedding details in the full gallery, captured by Julia Wade Photography.

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