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Wedding Wednesday: The Parry Wedding

The Parry Wedding | September 20, 2014 | Photography by William Mahone Photography

As soon as Kelly laid eyes on Jacob, she was taken aback by his charming smile and radiating personality. She was smitten with him instantly, and that feeling never left.

On the night of the proposal, Kelly and Jacob were vacationing in Virginia Beach, and Jacob was being particularly lovey-dovey as they were sharing a walk on the shore. Kelly noticed that Jacob kept walking faster and faster, and suspected that something was up. Sure enough, he eventually got on one knee and popped the question. That moment, Kelly says, was like music to her ears.

The impact of the wedding didn't hit Kelly until right before the processional. She was overwhelmed by emotion as she held her father's hand and gazed at the man that would become her husband. When she finally reached the end of the aisle to meet Jacob, she was overjoyed and wanted to savor every moment of their special day.

Jacob and Kelly chose a venue that was both classy and unique. It was a renovated factory building with large, breathtaking windows and an impressive grand staircase. The building required few decorations, so the couple focused on using lighting to give warmth and brightness to the ceremony and reception. The dramatic lighting complemented the sleek and simple wedding colors: black and white. Kelly and Jacob even included a large, exclusively black and white candy buffet as a guest favor to compliment their theme. The flowers also proved to be a stunning addition to the evening. Kelly got her florist to pick flowers that looked just like peonies, even though peonies were out of season. The blush tones in the bouquet softened the black and white perfectly.

After the ceremony, guests had fun posing in a photo booth wearing props like Viking hats and oversized sunglasses. Additional, Kelly's sister painted a canvas with a huge red heart for guests to sign instead of a traditional guest book. This was a huge hit, and added a truly unique touch to the reception.

Be sure to see the Parry wedding on page 88 of the third issue of bridebook!

Photography by William Mahone Photography
Dress: Vera Wang from David's Bridal
Florist: Perfect Arrangement
Cake: Diane's Cake Creations
Venue: Tresca on 8th
Caterer: Pumpernickel Pickle
Jewelry: Jewell's Fine Jewelry
Attendants' Dresses: David's Bridal
Groomsmen's Attire: Calvin Klein from Men's Wearhouse
Hair and Makeup: Eksklusiv Salon -Meredith Harris

Wedding Wednesday: The Shepperson Wedding

Nathan & Wendy Shepperson | July 4, 2014 | Photography by Noah Magnifico

 Nathan and Wendy met by chance one day when they were both at 419 West, the bar they both frequented. The couple had been remodeling The Green Hill House for months and spent many of those nights talking about their future together. One night in particular, he made plans for dinner, and Wendy was hoping this was finally her proposal she'd been waiting for. When Nathan picked her up, he surprised her by taking her to the kitchen where they dreamed of a future together and asked Wendy to be his wife. It only made sense to hold their wedding at the very venue they restored together and be the first couple to wed there. The fireworks set off for the holiday also added a special element to the day, and the verandah of The Green Hill House was the perfect spot to observe them. The couple made sure to incorporate their children into their wedding. Wendy's oldest son Jake walked her down the aisle, and her younger son Luke was the ring bearer alongside Nathan's son Jacob. As a special moment with just the family after guests left, the couple and their children set of glow lanterns together as a sign of becoming a family.

Be sure to see the Shepperson wedding on page 66 of the third issue of bridebook!

Photography by Noah Magnifico
Dress: The Newfangled Bride
Cake: Cindy Gardner
Venue: The Green Hill House
Caterer: Pumpernickel Pickle
Jewelry: Fink's
Attendants' Dresses: AmRhein's Brides & Formals
Groomsmen's Attire: Macy's