Striking the perfect blend of Southern elegance and rustic charm, this Pippin Hill affair is wedding perfection. For one, the beauty-filled backdrop is unbeatable, but when it’s accentuated with Southern Blooms By Pat’s Floral Design, it’s simply breathtaking. Secondly, how adorable are those flower girls?! Josh Gruetzmacher has captured every moment and it’s ready for the picking, here.
From The Bride… We were inspired by the natural beauty of our venue, Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. We wanted to compliment the space in every way by going for an overall fresh and natural look. We felt that this also mirrored our relationship together and how natural we’ve always felt as a couple.
We focused on choosing elements that reflected our personalities and our every day life. If something wasn’t what we would put in our home, then we wouldn’t include it in our wedding. We took advice from family and friends, but made all of the major decisions together.
We included special details to pay homage to each of our families and really attached meaning to every aspect of the day and the décor.
At the very end of the night, we asked our band to play a song that both reminded us of the very beginning of our relationship, almost 8 years ago. Hearing it on our wedding night and being able to dance together knowing how things had come full circle, was very special to us. Although there were many people still around at that point we both felt like we were the only ones in the room.
Our advice would be to take your time and really focus on the details even if you think they are things no one else will notice. The small things that our closest family and friends mentioned to us were the most heartwarming. At the end of the day, what matters most is the marriage not the wedding!
We’d like to thank all of our family, friends and vendors who played a huge part in making our day so special. On such an emotional day, it was helpful to have such a large support network there to make us both feel calm and comfortable.
Photography: Josh Gruetzmacher Photography | Floral Design: Southern Blooms by Pat’s Floral Designs | Cake: Albemarle Baking Company | Invitations: Ruffled Ink Designs | Hair And Makeup: Avenue 42 | Groom's Attire: Jean Yves | Wedding Venue: Pippin Hill Farm | Bride's Dress: Sarah Seven | Ceremony Musicians: Perfect Harmony Strings | Reception Band: Marquis Band | Rehearsal Dinner: C&O Restaurant | Shuttle Service: Albemarle Vintage Limousines | Sound And Lighting: Blue Ridge AV & Lighting