Simple yet breathtaking, understated yet infused with elegance – this wedding from Odalys Mendez Photography is just everything. Or at least my everything. It’s garden party glam with a big ol’ side of southern charm, and I honestly can’t think of a better combo. With bridesmaids in blush and boots, a tablescape worthy of some serious swooning and a couple so happy you just want to reach through the screen and squeeze them – this gallery just might be your everything today too.
From Odalys Mendez Photography… Jennifer and Ryan wanted to create a feeling of tradition and comfort for their guests. The wedding took place at an old estate nestled among lush gardens South of Atlanta, Georgia. The Bride and her mother brought several antiques to this dreamy site that have been in their family for many generations, including the Bride’s late grandmother’s rocking chairs and quilts. When entering the ceremony site, guests were greeted by benches adorned with vintage pieces and candlelight scattered throughout the venue. The bride and groom’s sweetheart table was decorated with family antiques as well, set with heirloom china and embellished with whimsical florals and hand-crocheted garlands.
The brides gown, by Pronovias, was a romantic column of lace that tied into the feel of the day. She kept her hair and jewelry simple and carried a brooch bouquet she made herself, and featured her grandmother’s brooches. All the flowers arrangements we unique, and resembled hand-picked blooms set in a collection of antique vases and serving pieces. The menu was a selection of the Bride and Groom’s favorite comfort foods, such as pork tenderloin and macaroni and cheese. Guests danced the night away under the stars.
Wedding Photography: Odalys Mendez Photography / Venue: Meadowlark Gardens in Griffin, Georgia / Floral Design: Colonial House of Flowers / Event Design: Adorned Event Design / Catering: The Party Girl Events / Wedding Cake: Blanchard’s Bakery / Wedding Dress: Pronovias / Hair + Makeup: Katy Hooper