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You’ve Never Seen a Farm Wedding as Pretty as This Intimate Fall Day

Crisp air, autumn leaves, a gorgeous farm setting, flowers in rich fall hues and one very in love couple — these are the elements of a perfect fall wedding, and thanks to vendors like Tourterelle Floral Design, Emma and Patrick’s big day. Get ready, because you’re going to want to pin every one of Tori Watson Photography‘s beautiful images in The Vault!

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From Tori Watson Photography… A gorgeous Fall backdrop with perfectly crisp air, horses and sheep in the distance, and an intimate celebration with the closest family and friends made Emma & Patrick’s wedding a dream to be part of. You can’t ask for a more perfect location than the quaint Farmhouse at Veritas or more stunning florals than Tourterelle put together. Pair those aspects with the classic wedding gown and the adoring way they looked at each other, every aspect was just filled with beauty and meaning. It’s a true joy to photograph celebrations that really let the couple and their love story shine, and Emma & Patrick’s wedding was the perfect example of that. So honored that I got to work alongside such talented vendors to capture such sweet love!

From The Bride…Veritas Vineyards was the perfect setting for our small, intimate wedding. They had a beautiful farmhouse we were able to stay for the weekend; it was really special for us to be able to spend that extra time with our families and have them get to know each other better. The day of the wedding was incredible. The site of the ceremony was gorgeous, overlooking the vineyards, and it was so special to be surrounded by our family and close friends. The reception was beautiful and we enjoyed a delicious sit-down dinner. The best part was that we had time to enjoy ourselves as well as spend time with all of our guests. The whole weekend was everything we had been hoping for!

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Photography: Tori Watson Photography | Floral Design: Tourterelle Floral Design | Wedding Dress: Bridals By Lori | Cake: Maliha Creations | Invitations: Paper on the Avenue | Bride's Shoes: Etsy | Catering: The Farmhouse At Veritas | Hair + Makeup: Lou Stevens Glam Squad | Officiant: Rev. Claire Goodman, Interfaith Minister - Sacred Ground Ceremonies | Harpist: Eve Watters | Venue: The Farmhouse At Veritas

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Every Engagement Session Needs This Flower Crown

If there’s one thing we love, it’s a good floral crown. And this engagement session? Filled with all the things we L.O.V.E. A blooming halo of heavenly blooms complimented and a sweeter than sweet couple, we’ve got all that and more from Nikki Santerre Photography waiting for you in The Vault!

From Nikki Santerre PhotographySwannanoa Palace has something hauntingly romantic about it that radiates from the structure. When Jessica and Colby decided on this location for their engagement session, I knew it would be the perfect venue. The marble dates back to the Italian Renaissance era, each piece brought over individually and carefully placed. It reminds me so much of Jessica and Colby’s story…classic love built with intention and gentleness over time.

These images are filled with a sweet intimacy as Jessica and Colby soak up every moment together this Spring. Colby is deploying in May, and they both are looking forward to his safe return home for their 2017 wedding celebration.

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Photography: Nikki Santerre Photography | Floral Design: Good Earth Floral Design Studio | Hair + Makeup: BobbyPins & Blush | Film Processing: PhotoVision Prints | Location: Swannanoa Palace

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Ethereal Early Morning Wedding Inspiration

Today’s agenda? Snuggle up and stay put with these pics by Annamarie Akins. That’s it, and that’s fine with me because we have enough beauty to last all day from this bridesmaid shoot. With dresses from Jenny Yoo and J.Crew and hair ideas that we’re pinning pronto thanks to Top Knot Studio, these pics are majorly boosting our VAULT – don’t miss Handspun Cinema’s film either! Tuesday just got a lot better.

From Annamarie Akins Photography… Is there anything more nostalgic or glamorous than getting ready with your closest family and friends on the best day of your life? We have always loved our dress-up games, spending time with sisters and champagne toasts – so what better way to begin your wedding day! With this shoot we wanted to bring to life the effortlessness of a day spent being pampered and showered in glamour, surrounded by romantic landscapes and friends.

Did we mention the marble? Swannanoa is the epitome of romance and history, with its abandoned mansion made entirely of marble, overgrown gardens and secret hallways, all nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains – swoon! The all-white background was the perfect setting for our champagne, white, and ivory hues. The floral wrist corsages delicately placed on the bridesmaids complemented the lace coverlet that graced the bride’s collarbone. We were in heaven.

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Photography: Annamarie Akins Photography | Cinematography: Handspun Cinema | Event Planning: Merren Events | Event Planning: The Darling Event | Floral Design: Petals & Twigs | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Bridesmaids' Dresses: J.Crew | Hair: Top Knot Studio | Calligraphy: Calligraphy By Kalika | Venue: Swannanoa Palace | Bridal Boutique: Annalise Bridal Boutique | Desserts: Sweet Fix RVA

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