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Wedding Wednesday: The Potter Wedding

The Potter Wedding | October 14, 2017 | Photography by: Melissa Williamson

Stephanie Chambers first met her future husband Brad Potter when they were playing slow-pitch softball together. One day, while they were at home together, Brad came up to Stephanie from behind and embraced her with a ring in his hands. Stephanie called the simple, intimate proposal "an absolutely perfect moment."

The couple decided not to have a specific theme for their wedding day, but they felt that their wedding fit both of their personalities perfectly. Shades of burgundy, champagne and gold paired with the perfect floral arrangements and bouquets allowed Stephanie and Brad to become husband and wife in an elegant ceremony at the Vinton War Memorial. When Stephanie finally walked down the aisle after five years of waiting and planning, Brad was emotional and teared up. During the reception, the couple was consumed in each other during their first dance, a moment that was very special to Stephanie, who says, "I don't remember seeing anyone in the room but us."

Make sure to see more of the Potter wedding on page 56 of bridebook!

Photography: Melissa Williamson
Dress: David's Bridal
Flowers: Vickie Chambers
Venue: Vinton War Memorial
Caterer: Teaberry's Catering
DJ: Sound Dawgs
Groomsmen's Attire: Vera Wang
Hair: Trendz - Jessi Alley and Cierra Phillippe
Alterations: Kay's Corner
Cake: Mary Plunkett
Planner: Vinton War Memorial - Chasity Barbour

Wedding Wednesday: The Brockman Wedding

The Brockman Wedding | June 13, 2015 | Photography by: Jolly Jen Photography

When Thomas rolled into his first day at high school in a flashy red car, Carly couldn’t take her eyes off him. Despite being two years older, he was still instantly attracted to Carly as well. The two became high school sweethearts quickly and dated for a steady and loving eight years. It was after those eight years that Thomas decided to propose to Carly at her parents’ home where they all popped a bottle of champagne and agreed that it was about time that the two got married.

The wedding day was decorated with the theme of vintage and was complete with old post cards, birdcages and wine barrels. The decorates were appropriately decorated in accenting colors of champagne and petal pink. They kept the food traditionally southern style and served their guests with a delicious macaroni and cheese bar. The cake was the real showstopper, though, and was made of red velvet with buttercream frosting.

Despite the rain from the day, everyone had a great time and moved under the tents to stay dry. One of the best moments from the event was, actually, the bride and groom dancing in the rain. The couple’s send off was in a golf cart since the groom was a golfer. The newlyweds rode off under sparklers and their guests sent them off with well wishes. As redemption for the rain that day, the sky painted a stunning rainbow over the two as they headed into their future.

Make sure to see more of the Brockman wedding on page 54 of bridebook!

Photography by: Jolly Jen Photography
Dress: White by Vera Wang
Florist: Creative Occasions
Cake: Linda Adams
Ceremony: Trinity Ecumenical Parrish
Venue: Bernard's Landing
Caterer: The Landing Restaurant
Planner: Elizabeth Sayre Stevens
Jewelry: Blue Nile Jewelers
Music: Hipshack Band- Sam Hill Entertainment
Attendants Dresses: J. Crew
Groomsman Attire: Jos. A. Bank
Makeup: The Bella Hair Co.- Ashley Hurst
Invitations and Programs: Appalachian Press

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