There absolutely are no added words to call this Adventurous Garden Bells bells day added than PURE MAGIC. Think fairytale accordance meets archetypal artful for a amusing activity that is as admirable as it is elegant. Almost every detail was aggressive by fantasy from the “Game of Thrones” hairstyles and the sparkly bells shoes, to the bogie bells dress and the Alice in wonderland centerpieces. Keep scrolling to acquisition out more, oh and don’t absence a distinct bit of this day, Shane Hawkins Photography filled the FUL GALLERY to the absolute with attractive pin-worthy photos.
How did you meet?
I was accompany with Court’s brother aback I was in aerial school. They lived one artery over from me, so on the weekends, I would accept accompany over and we would airing to the Courtney’s to adhere out. Court came home from academy one weekend in 2007. There were burning blaze the moment we met, but timing was not in our favor until years later. We kept in blow over the years, and two weeks afore I confused home from academy in 2013, he asked me on our aboriginal official date. We were inseparable from that point activity forward.
What is your angle story?
Court proposed on Christmas Eve of 2015. We were in a continued ambit accord at the time and we were accomplishing 4 Christmases that weekend. He best me up to go to Christmas Eve banquet at his dad’s. Aback we pulled into the driveway, the Christmas lights came on and he had “Marry Me?” Written in lights on the roof!! I screamed and jumped out of the car to kiss him, and obviously, say “YES!” After we had our moment, all of our ancestors was cat-and-mouse central to celebrate. It was one of the best animating and bewitched nights of my life.
Tell us a little a bit about your bells (your vision, color, style, and area choices).
I had never been one of those girls who dreamed of their bells day aback they were 6. My eyes for my bells day was ALL over the abode initially! I capital adventurous colors, with an elegant, amusing feel, fairytale touches, and best details. Aback it assuredly came together, I would call our affair as Alice in Wonderland, meets Kate Middleton. We best a adventurous garden venue, amid on the Tennessee River. I acclimated aqua, blush, and bloom as our colors with aureate accents. The tables were adorned with moss runners, altered teacups abounding with petals, and gold candelabras and pedestals. On the interior, we afraid colossal gold frames, dressed with beginning flowers. All of these elements attenuated altogether into a adventurous garden bells with a amusing feel.
Tell us about your accoutrements choices.
I researched designers and styles of bells dresses for MONTHS afore I went dress shopping. I anticipation I knew absolutely what I capital aback I absolved into Bridals By Lori, home of Say Yes to the Dress Atlanta. My mom, bridesmaids and I best 13 dresses for me to try on. The dress I concluded up falling for was the alone dress the conjugal adviser had selected. It was a Matthew Christopher bogie clothes with white and argent beading and embellishments. The affecting low aback and tiered horsehair brim added to the fairytale-inspired theme.
Sticking to the amusing aesthetic, I chose bouncing aqua gowns for my girls with a tulle bury (Wtoo), and “Game of Thrones” aggressive hairstyles. My angel annual girls wore tulle dresses we begin on Etsy with beginning annual crowns in their hair. We added some ability with altered pairs of Kate Spade Keds to ball the night abroad in!
What was the best important to the two of you while planning? Was there annihilation that you chose to splurge on or skip?
We capital it to be FUN. We capital to actualize an acquaintance for our guests, that they would remember. We had the best fun acrimonious out the songs for the ceremony, our aboriginal dance, and our conjugal affair airing out songs. We had a appealing abreast and specific playlist for the bells that we had put calm for months. This helped set the accent at the reception, and got every bedfellow on their anxiety at some point!
Tell us about your bells flowers.
We had a garden wedding, so the florals were an important artful aspect of our amusing theme. for my bouquet, I capital lots of bottomward greenery. Baby eucalyptus was elegant, and economical and was absolute with bloom peonies and bloom roses and carnations. On the centerpieces, we acclimated rose petals, and succulents to ample the teacups and teapots,
What did you do for favors?
For bells favors, we set up a cookie bar. KJ Accolade provided the best admirable arrangement of busy accolade in the shapes of bells gowns, flowers, and our monogram. We begin a big gold aged mirror at a austerity store, that we corrective with book acrylic “A Sweet Thanks from Court and Rebekah,” and favor accoutrements that said “Love is Sweet.”
Please call any DIY, handmade, or claimed details.
The year and a bisected arch up to our wedding, my mom and I spent scavenging aged stores, backyard sales, and ability stores. The treasures we fabricated out with were mostly altered china, candelabras, or absolutely annihilation that would attending bigger gilded. We acclimated 14k gold acrylic to awning pedestals, candlesticks, and abandoned photo frames. These were acclimated for our centerpieces on top of moss runners, and abounding with flowers. The altered teacups, moss runners, and abundant greenery absolutely complimented our aerial theme.
VENDORSPhotography: Shane Hawkins Photography | Venue: Crescent Bend House & Gardens | Event Planning: Judy McMill | Floral: Always In Bloom Florist | Stationery: Fleetwood Photo | Videography: Sweet Tea Production | Bells Cake: Art of Cakes | Hair: Salon Azure | Makeup: Katherine Bartow by Renee Fisher | Transportation: Regal Carriages | Hair: Bellissimo Salon | Bar: The Pour Guys | Groom’s Attire: Prestige Tuxedo | Bells Dress: Bridals by Lori | Bells Dress: Matthew Christopher | Bridesmaid Dresses: Watters WToo | Floral: Kroger | Favors: KJ Accolade | Favors: Art of Cakes | Catering: Bradford Events | DJ: Ogle Entertainment | DJ: Special Notes Entertainment Agency | Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka