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October 19, 2020

When our couples entwine truly personal details into their wedding plans, magic happens. What could be a “nice” wedding becomes incredibly beautiful, meaningful and reflective of their personal histories and love story. Sam and Grace chose to marry at Great Marsh Estate in the Virginia countryside on a perfect, warm October day. I was lucky […]

Alex and Stephanie: Tented Wedding, couple dancing together at sunset

June 28, 2019

The most gorgeous tented wedding – UGH! I have been SO excited to write this post about the SWEETEST, most down to earth, authentic and JOYFUL couple- Dr. and Mrs. Alex Schloe. Stephanie Messick is a well established wedding photographer in the Virginia area and I was dying to work with her on her own […]

Estate Wedding, bride and groom sitting in the back of car

June 28, 2019

High school sweethearts, Kailey Dickison and Ryan Davis were married at Great Marsh Estate on a picture perfect June day for an Estate Wedding. And while the details of the day were gorgeous, our beautiful bride was the show stopper of them all! The day began with hair and make up by the incredible, Emily […]

Hiring A Wedding Planner, helping the bride get into her dress

April 6, 2019

Thinking of Hiring A Wedding Planner? So… you’ve just gotten engaged and you begin the planning process. So far, so good! All the ideas are coming together and you’ve just started the conversations with family members about budget and maybe even venues! So much fun, right?! I totally agree. I loved planning Adam and my […]

Rosanna Funiciello Smith of Bella Villa Antiques and Rentals

April 1, 2019

Bella Villa Vintage Rentals | Friends! I am SO excited to be writing this blog post today about my new friend, Rosanna Funiciello Smith of Bella Villa Antiques and Rentals! Rosanna and I first met when planning out the details of the styled shoot for my website. I knew I wanted to use some really […]

Ways to Cut Venue and Catering Costs, bridal couple standing on golf course

March 8, 2019

So… you fell in love with a Venue… As you are probably coming to learn, the cost for a wedding can be extraordinary! One of the first steps in planning is selecting a venue and caterer. This is usually when couples get sticker shock at how expensive the day can be. Well, don’t panic yet! […]

Selecting a Venue, large white house with couple standing out front

February 27, 2019

Selecting a Venue – First Steps – One of the first steps in planning is selecting which venues to tour. You will want to sit down with your families and go over budget and have each party (bride & groom, bride’s family and groom’s family) write down their own guest list. From there, you will […]

Barn Wedding in Virginia, couple standing out in the grass

February 27, 2019

   The Barn at Rock Hill Farm Wedding Barn Wedding “The Cow that brought us together” Julia and my families have known each other for over 25 years! We grew up going to the same church. The way I picture Julia (and the way she most likely pictures me), will always be a bunch of […]

Hannah & Daniel: Manor Wedding, couple standing out in the grass among trees

February 27, 2019

An Overwhelmed Bride A Manor Wedding – Hannah is just about the sweetest girl you could ever meet and I am so lucky to call her FAMILY! At the time of Hannah’s engagement, Grayson was about 6 months old and I was ITCHING to get my hands back into the Event scene. Luckily, Hannah’s boyfriend […]

The Tucker's Photography, husband and wife photography team

February 26, 2019

The Tucker’s Photography | Virginia Wedding Photographer Duo Sam and Petie Tucker- The Tucker’s Photography Friends! I cannot even begin to explain to you how much I adore this sweet couple! They are two of the most down to earth, COOL, talented people I think I have ever met. Together they make up The Tucker’s Photography. […]

The Tucker's Photography, husband and wife photography team

February 26, 2019

The Tucker’s Photography | Virginia Wedding Photographer Duo Sam and Petie Tucker- The Tucker’s Photography Friends! I cannot even begin to explain to you how much I adore this sweet couple! They are two of the most down to earth, COOL, talented people I think I have ever met. Together they make up The Tucker’s Photography. […]

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