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Weddings After Marriage

Photography by Rainey Day Photography

I see a new trend emerging. More couples are getting married and having their wedding at a later date.  In some cases, the groom is going off to war. In other cases, it isn’t a convenient time to have a wedding, or the expense of it isn’t feasible at the time. More are practicing abstinence and purity until marriage. These couples don’t want to live together before marriage, so they get married and have the wedding later. The desire to make a life-long commitment is taking center stage, placing the wedding lower on the priority list.  This speaks volumes to me about the current generation.  More often than not, today’s brides and grooms are victims of divorce. They know firsthand the pain that comes with that, so they aren’t entering the marriage with the flip attitude that “If it doesn’t work out, we can always get a divorce.” I applaud them for recognizing that marriage is sacred and not to be taken lightly.

Ben and Jen got married a year prior to their wedding.  Ben had taken a job out-of-state, and Jen wanted to go with him. They didn’t feel it was right for them to live together, so they got married. During the following year, Jen planned her dream wedding.  It turned out beautifully, don’t you think?  I loved the bridesmaids’ dresses. They had a southern belle look to them. The girls carried a simple bouquet of white calla lilies. Jen’s bouquet was very elegant, just like Jen! She carried a classic bouquet of white calla lilies with added jeweled adornment on the stems.

We lined the aisle with submerged calla lilies.

The submerged calla lilies and the arrangement of hydrangea, roses, and Callas set an elegant backdrop for the ceremony.

Guests released monogrammed balloons for a fun send-off

Isn’t this a beautiful photo by  Rainey Day Photography?

About her wedding, Jen wrote, “Where do I start?  So much to thank you for! My ceremony and reception were both absolutely breathtaking, perfect in every way! I absolutely loved it. I received so many compliments that it was the most beautiful wedding that they’d ever seen! More importantly, it was the most beautiful wedding I’d ever seen! And, I’ve been to a lot. You left me with wanting absolutely nothing more.  Thank you, Pam! you brought my vision to life! God Bless!”

What more can a designer hope for than to make a bride’s dream come true?

See more photos of Jen and Ben’s wedding at Pamela’s Event Design.

Thank you for stopping by.  Please leave comments. I would like to know who is reading my blog.

Warm wishes!

Pam Archer, President

Pamela’s Exclusive Floral & Event Design

Country Wedding Is Elegant

Whew!  This summer and early fall have been non-stop.  I’ve been so busy with weddings and other events that it’s all been a blur.  The next few posts will catch you up on what we’ve been up to.  They will also give you a look at some of our favorite wedding venues.

Harvest Acres Farm is a new wedding venue in our region.  Locate in Limestone, TN, the acres of rolling hills with the backdrop of the mountains are breathtaking!  There are lots of outdoor spaces to choose from when planning your ceremony site.  The 7,500 square feet barn was completed in 2010.  It can accommodate 200 people on the main (acid stained concrete) floor, with additional seating in the loft area.  You can use the hay wagon to transport your guests from the barn to the ceremony!

The event barn is family owned and operated.  They built it mainly for a place to have functions for their church, but have opened it to use by others as well.  This isn’t just an old barn that has been converted to a venue.  It was specifically built for events, so it has never had the smell of hay, or other usual smells that come with a barn.  The catering kitchen is very nice, as are the restrooms, neither of which will you normally find in a barn.  There are changing rooms for the bridal party.

Above, is a before picture of the barn.  Below are before and after  pictures of the arbor, the huge stone fireplace inside the barn, and what the inside of the barn looked like before we got hold of it.  LOL


(The cute guy in the YMCA shirt is my awesome husband.)

Britney and Logan’s wedding style was casual elegance.  The color scheme of black, white, and green was perfect for the setting.  My talented son-in-law, Joe did the scroll pattern down the aisle.  Give the man a bag of rose petals and he can create magic!  The flower girls were so cute!  They stepped over the petals going down the aisle, which had all the guests laughing.  It was adorable.

To see more pictures from this magazine worthy wedding, go to Pamela’s Event Design.  Coming next…After a year of being married, Lindsey and Isaac finally had their dream wedding.

Thanks for stopping by,

Pam Archer


Wedding at Agota Springs

A few weeks back, I posted pictures of a new wedding venue in our area.  Agota Springs is nestled in Bays Mountain, near Kingsport, Tennessee.  This slide show is of pictures taken at our recent wedding there.

The mountains create a majestic backdrop for the ceremony.  The bride and groom were radiant!  It was evident that they are in love.

Pink and white peonies, watermelon garden roses, and green snowball framed the event. 

Photography is by Taylor Morgan Photography.

Rose Petal Aisle Runners are Petal Happy

There are so many talented and friendly professionals in the wedding industry.  I have met many of them via Twitter.  Today, while reading a blog post by Ali Eli Florals, a very cool blog, I discovered another very talented lady.  Camille Wallace is the founder of Petal HappyPetal Happy offers handmade, custom aisle runners that are covered with fabric rose petals of your choice.   The runners, designed for high-end weddings, are available in many styles,colors, and lengths, each one made just for you!  Here are some examples of these gorgeous creations:

 

For more information on these beautiful runners, contact Petal Happy:

www.petalhappy.com

sales@petalhappy.com

917.640.6370