Wedding Wednesday: The McIntosh Wedding

The McIntosh Wedding | October 8, 2016 | Photography by: Lesley Wray

Christine Campbell and Jason McIntosh met after being introduced by Christine's sister and her boyfriend. The two met for dinner and have been together ever since. Jason later proposed on a trip to Nashville when the couple visited for New Year's Eve.

The unique centerpieces full of candles, deer antlers and pumpkins accentuated the rustic and classy theme of the wedding. With colors of antique gold, blush and ivory, and a naked cake covered in cupcakes, this outdoor wedding had many unique touches. The venue itself was unique because it was Christine's parents house on Smith Mountain Lake. Christine says that one of the most memorable parts of the day was being surrounded by friends and family, many of whom she had not seen in years. Another sweet and unique touch to the ceremony was when Christine's four sons walked her down the aisle to meet their new father.

Make sure to see more of the McIntosh wedding on page 104 of bridebook!

Photography: Lesley Wray Photography
Dress: Ann's Boutique
Cake: Kupkakery Bakery
Venue: Private Venue
Caterer: Teaberry's Catering
Jewelry: Princess Jewelry
DJ: DJ Shock
Attendant's Dresses: Macy's
Groomsmen's Attire: Macy's
Rentals: Aztec Rental

Wedding Wednesday: The Nallen Wedding

The Nallen Wedding | September 24, 2016 | Photography by: Anna Bowser Photography

Jordan Clark and Michael Nallen met at a party in college where Michael's charm and wit had Jordan head over heels. The couple took a December trip to Colonial Williamsburg for Jordan's birthday where he proposed in front of a large mansion. Jordan says that her favorite part was when a man dressed in a colonial outfit took their picture.

The couple rented out their venue for the entire weekend so that they could use it for the rehearsal dinner and Sunday brunch as well as the wedding. Some of the unique touches to the wedding include Jordan's handwritten calligraphy centerpieces, signs and other small details throughout the venue. They also used biodegradable products and reusable mason jars for the reception, and recycled all of their flowers by taking them to a local nursing home. The bridesmaids also wore dark green dresses to match the groomsmen's ties, a detail that Jordan adores. Michael and Jordan spent months choreographing a dance to surprise their guests, and Jordan says that watching all of their hard work pay off is the best memory of the day!

Make sure to see more of the Nallen wedding on page 103 of bridebook!

Photography: Anna Bowser Photography
Dress: BHLDN
Cake: Kupkakery Bakery
Florist: Flowers by Eddie
Venue: Early Inn at the Grove
Caterer: Center Stage Catering
Planner: Sarah Holland Weddings
Jewelry: Jewells Fine Jewelry
DJ: Music, Music & More Music
Hair & Makeup: Salon del Sol
Attendant's Dresses: Azazi
Groomsmen's Attire: Men's Warehouse
Videography: Michael's Video

Wedding Wednesday: The Dawley Wedding

The Dawley Wedding | September 24, 2016 | Photography by: Kemper Mills Fant Photography

Lauren Ammar and Troy Dawley met at Carilion Clinic where they had an instant connection. Despite having a bit of a long distance relationship (Troy in Texas and Lauren in Virginia), the couple brought a new light into each others lives. Troy proposed on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Italy. Early one morning on a dock in Venice, Troy hired a photographer to capture the moment and asked the question just as a boat full of people floated by and cheered for the happy couple. They spent the rest of the trip celebrating.

Troy says that his favorite part of the wedding was during the ceremony when he was watching Lauren walk down the aisle because he "couldn't wait to be her husband.". The rich wine and gold mixed with floral patterns made the wedding a perfect transition from summer into fall. Mixed china and "his and hers" cocktails added charm during the reception. Guests were delighted by the choreographed father-daughter dance as well as the first husband-wife dance, adding a special uniqueness to the whole day.

Make sure to see more of the Dawley wedding on page 102 of bridebook!

Photography: Kemper Mills Fant Photography
Dress: Casablanca
Cake: Casey's Cakes
Florist: Creative Occasions
Venue: Sundara
Caterer: Blue Ridge Catering
Planner: Events by Sherri
Band: Six Styles
Hair: Oliver's Twist - Monica Wakefield
Attendant's Dresses: Alfred Angelo
Groomsmen's Attire: Men's Warehouse
Makeup: LASH, etc. - Jessica Hall
Videographer: Pine River Films