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Elegant Farm-to-Table Wedding at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

Farm to table seems to be all the rage these days, and for good reason, it’s fabulous. But when it’s paired with a wedding as elegant as this beauty designed by the seriously lovely Jacin of Lovely Little Details? Well that’s when we stop everything we are doing to devour each gorgeous image tucked in this gallery captured by Matt Edge . It’s a new level of farm-to-table-fabulous, and you can see every bit of it here.

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From Matt Edge Wedding PhotographyThe inspiration for Brenna and Dave’s farm-to-table wedding was a single interior design image. She wanted the look to be clean and modern with a touch of elegance. Its different than the typical wine country wedding – the color palette was charcoal gray, cream, and white with accents of magnolia leaves and silver. The couple fell in love with the idea of a destination wedding since all of their families live so far apart (Dave is from Canada and Brenna from Ohio). They chose Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch for the amazing food and drinks, with the added bonus of amazing views and outdoor lawn and gardens. The evening felt very intimate with long farm tables and food served family style. The night ended with family and friends eating, drinking, smiling and laughing by candlelight under the California wine country night sky!

Photographer: Matt Edge Wedding Photography | Floral Design: Jacin Fitzgerald of Lovely Little Details | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Ceremony Venue: St. Helena Catholic Church | Reception Venue: Farmstead At Long Meadow Ranch | Bride's Shoes: Kate Spade | Bridesmaids Dresses: ML Monique Lhullier | Catering: Farmstead Restaurant | Lighting: ATL Events | DJ: Andrew Verducci | Ceremony String Trio: Corelli Strings | Chalkboard Lettering : Steele My Heart | Furniture Rentals: Wine Country Party and Events | Groom's and Groomsmen Suits: Vera Wang | Hair/Make-up: Jane Kim of The Glamourist | Linens: La Tavola | Lounge Furniture Rentals: Hartmann Studios | Mirror Seating Chart/Escort Cards/Bar Menu: Julie Song | Paper Goods: Wedding Paper Divas | Reception Jazz Trio: Music To Go | Wedding Planner / Designer: Jacin Fitzgerald of Lovely Little Details

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Tented Meadowood Resort Wedding

I knew from the second I opened this beautifully relaxed, fun and inviting wedding it was a Scott Corridan Design production. It had the perfection that is ever present in Scott’s work, and you can see just how happy and laid back the stunning couple are through Viera Photographics’ images of the day.


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From the stunning bride… Gordon and I officially met in January of 2008 at a party in NYC. Our lives were bound to cross paths as we had many things in common before that first meeting. First off, we are from the same small town 45 minutes north of the city. Due to our age difference we never met in Chappaqua but we grew up about two miles apart. Secondarily, I worked with his sister at my first job after college. Lastly, and the real way we met was because my sister was good friends with a good friend of Gordon’s and he was the one who brought Gordon to the party in 2008. I recognized him immediately from his sister’s wedding pictures and we began talking. I mentioned to my sister that I thought he was cute but really thought nothing more of it. Flash forward to a year and a half later to Labor Day weekend 2009 in the Hamptons where we ran into each other at a local happy hour spot. We started chatting and Gordon told me he was going to text his sister that we were together. He showed me the text he composed to his sister which said “guess who I am with-hint: my future wife.” I was flattered and charmed. Over the next four months Gordon texted me and tried to make plans…. to no avail. I finally gave in in January and agreed to a coffee date during work hours, keeping things as casual as possible. We agreed to go out to dinner that weekend and have been together ever since. Two years later he proposed and seven months after that we had the most beautiful magical romantic wedding.

I wanted a wedding that had a rustic/vintage feel without being kitschy. I wanted it to feel romantic and inspired by the outdoors without seeming contrived. When we arrived at Meadowood, both my husband and I were completely in love with it. It feels like you are entering an enchanted forest or a summer camp for adults. I loved the way the rooms were set up in the hills and that there wasn’t one large hotel structure. We knew we wanted to get married in Napa and have our friends join us on a fun destination wedding weekend, but Meadowood was the biggest and best surprise of all. It truly felt like we had found a secret.

The overall look and feel and feel of the wedding was really romantic. Scott Corridan and I worked very well together and I informed him how important I thought lighting was (who knew I would think that!) and he did everything in a soft yellow light that was amazing. The lights strung up in the tent were magical and just what I wanted. The evening was a combo of magic and romance I’d say. I wanted all white flowers but Scott and my family convinced me that a pop of pink dispersed in the whites would be gorgeous and it really was. The feeling was beyond joyous. The toasts were amazing and elicited tears and laughter from all the guests.

The reception was amazing if not extremely hot. My sweet groom shed quite a few tears as I walked down the aisle and then proceeded to make the crowd weep as well. The reception was amazing. Wonderful toasts by the Maid of Honor–my sister, the Best Man–Gordon’s high school roommate, and our parents. The party definitely got crazy towards the end of the night with an unexpected hora (we were trying to keep religion out of the wedding as we are not religious/come from different backgrounds) and Gordon crowd surfing at the end of the night was a priceless moment. I am both sad and happy that the photographers had departed already for that one…

The most memorable part of the day? Marrying my best friend! Walking down the aisle and seeing Gordon’s face covered in tears and how happy and proud he looked is a moment I will not soon forget. Also, a friend had suggested we steal away just for two minutes to look in on our wedding from the outside. That was amazing advice–looking at our vision for this magical perfect day come to fruition was so special and moving.

Photography: Viera Photographics | Event Design: Scott Corridan Design | Floral Design: Scott Corridan Design | Cake: Perfect Endings | Invitations: Hello Lucky | Hair & Makeup: David Magna Workshop | Ceremony/Dinner Music : Al Marshall Trio | Dancing Music : Big City Revue | Photo Booth: Denon & Doyle | Rentals: Classic Party Rentals | Rentals: AVMS | Transportation : Pure Luxury Transportation | Videography : Justin Fone Productions | Wedding Venue: Meadowood Resort

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Rustic Chic Napa Valley Wedding at Long Meadow Ranch

By now you are knee deep in our day of gorgeous from Jessica Burke and Jacin of Lovely Little Details, and if you can believe it, it’s about to get even prettier. I know, it doesn’t seem possible, but it will only take one look at this stunning Long Meadow Ranch wedding to understand why we are surrendering ourselves to their talents today. “Dream team” doesn’t even do these two ladies justice, because from the look of this wedding, they make magic happen. See every gorgeous moment here.

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From the Bride…We knew quickly after we got engaged how to describe our ideal wedding/style: rustically elegant yet romantic and approachable. While most people would tilt their head in confusion at this combination of words we so loved, Jacin Fitzgerald of Lovely Little Details knew EXACTLY what we meant. It was also important for us to have our ceremony outdoors, within close proximity to our reception, and in a setting which our guests would enjoy a weekend getaway. We explored venues from Northern California to Austin, Texas in search of the perfect place and, again, Jacin came to the rescue. Her recommendation of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch in St. Helena, California was the perfect fit to accommodate both our style and dream location in the heart of wine country.

Our wedding details included a beautiful garland framing a bouquet topped wine barrel alter, a Jessica Burke photo session at Long Meadow Ranch’s nearby vineyard/barn property, his & hers craft cocktails, a mouthwatering spread of family style dishes, a warm glow from a combination of string lighting and campfires, an antique chandelier lit cigar bar, an old fashioned popcorn bar complete with custom Farmstead seasonings, and even a gluten free wedding cake baked by the amazing chefs at Farmstead (celiac bride!!).

Our perfect day would not have been possible if not for our amazing families, fun-loving friends, and the incredible group vendors we were fortunate enough to work with. Several of them, including Jacin Fitzgerald, Jessica Burke, Elizabeth Harris and Michael Antonia, had worked together before and their collaboration and flawless execution resulted in a day that exceeded our every expectation.

Photography: Jessica Burke | Videographer: Daniel Gruen | Cake: Sweetie Pies | Bride's Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Bridesmaids Dresses: Calvin Klein | Catering: Farmstead | Lighting: ATL Events | DJ: Flashdance | Tuxes: Williamson & Co. | Officiant: Larry Wilkerson | Bride's Dress: Liancarlo | Getaway Car: Classic Convertible Wine Tours | Getting Ready Location: Silverado Resort | Hair + Makeup: Meaganne McCandess | Linens: La Tavola | Paper Goods : Jacin Of Lovely Little Details | Rentals: Wine Country Party & Events | Shuttle: California Wine Tours | Wedding Planning, Styling + Floral Design: Lovely Little Details | Wedding Venue: Farmstead At Long Meadow Ranch

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