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As soon as Caitlin and Davis’ wedding photos arrived in Lisa‘s inbox, she knew I would fall head over heels. A classic Southern church wedding filled with monograms and magnolias? You can bet your bottom dollar she was right! Magnolias are my very favorite flower–I not only love how gorgeous they are, but also how they seem to honor the South with every bloom. For Caitlin and Davis, the use of magnolia leaves and flowers throughout their wedding weekend had an even deeper meaning that makes my heart so happy: it was their way of honoring Davis’ parents. On Davis’ parents wedding day, Davis’ father and groomsmen had cut down and arranged magnolia leaves and blooms found on a neighbor’s tree to create the decor, so decades later, it was only fitting that Caitlin and Davis included magnolias in their day, too. What an incredibly sweet family tradition in the making!

Thank you so much to Landon Jacob for sharing this beautiful day with us!

On the day Davis and I got engaged, my mother had a “wedding survival kit” prepared for the two of us, complete with various wedding magazines to browse. Too excited to sleep after our family dinner, I snuck into my television room and spent hours looking at the various dresses, hairstyles, bouquets, and wedding colors. I fell in love with a classic, silk dress, complete with an Audrey Hepburn-esque bow on the front, but it ended up not being quite right for me. Back to square one, we went ahead and made a few calls to bridal boutiques in Raleigh. We squeezed in an appointment at one boutique upon the recommendation of a friend, and I described what I was looking for: an a-line dress, free of tulle and beading, with perhaps a bit of lace–very classic and sophisticated lines. After trying on a few dresses, I noticed a dress on the racks that called out to me. It had tulle, beading, a full princess-like skirt–all the things I had said I didn’t want–but I just loved it! I tried it on, and knew instantly that it was the dress for me. It fit me like a glove from the first fitting to the wedding day, proving how perfect it truly was.

Did you decide to do a first look? Why or why not? We did decide to do a first look. When we first began to think about our wedding, I placed a lot of emphasis on Davis seeing me for the first time as I walked down the aisle. The more we got into the planning process, the more we realized how equally important time with our family and friends was to us, and how much we wanted to soak in as many moments with them as possible on our wedding day. Doing a first look allowed us to keep that special moment between the two of us, but also allowed us to spend more time with family and friends at the reception. It was the best of both worlds!

We chose three readings: Proverbs 3:1-6, Corinthians 13:1-13, and Colossians 3:12-17. The first is one of our parents’ favorite Bible passages. The second, though used often, is one of my favorite passages, and the third passage was one we found while looking for readings–it really spoke to how we want to live our lives together in marriage. As much as I loved each of our readings for various reasons, I also loved the Bible passage we used at the end of our program, as I thought it was a wonderful final thought to impart to our guests: “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else” (Thessalonians 3:12). Furthermore, it really speaks to our love not only for each other, but for our family and friends who were celebrating with us.

What made you choose your ceremony and reception venues? Did they have any special significance to you? St. Paul’s was my personal church after I converted to Episcopalian about two years prior to our wedding. We held our reception at Old Town Club, which is the club I grew up going to in town. It was extra special because I was the swim coach there for many years, and worked alongside Jeana McLean, the special events coordinator at OTC, for various swim team events. It was such fun for me to move from planning a hot dog dinner for the swim team to planning my wedding with her!

My mom and I ADORE flowers, and have admired Reggie’s work for years. We were so excited to find out he was available to help us on our special day. He came and met with us for hours, fine-tuning the look we were going for, and learning all of our favorites. Magnolias, peonies, roses, tulips, hydrangeas, and ranunculus are all favorite blooms, and we knew we wanted to do some type of hanging greenery element to create a one-of-a-kind look in our tent for dinner. We also wanted a clean and classic look with all whites and greens to create an elegant setting for our cocktail hour, dinner and reception.

One of the best parts of wedding planning was the food, wine, and cake tasting! We decided on a play off of the clean and classic look of the flowers and event as a whole, creating a plain white cake with pearled edges, an oversized bow (I have loved bows since I was little), and a gold-edged magnolia blossom. Our flavors were vanilla with strawberry, almond with raspberry, and chocolate with cookies and cream filling. A fun fact about the cake was that it was “fake cake” in the tent! Getting married in June and having a seated dinner in a tent, we were concerned about the hot temperatures and the cake falling. Chloe and Becca helped us develop the genius idea to have one slice of real cake to cut, marked off by ribbon on the cake’s platform, and the rest be a fondant, styrofoam creation. This way, our cake in the tent would look amazing, while our cake coming out of the kitchen would be fresh and delicious.

What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? Take time to soak in the small moments. I still vividly remember gripping my dad’s arm before walking down the aisle; we remember standing in the club’s office, hearing everyone buzzing outside before the confetti throw; and we remember the looks on my grandmothers’ and mother’s faces as they danced on stage with my bridesmaids and me. Pictures can say a thousand words, but we love having our personal memories too.

Don’t miss Caitlin and Davis’ wedding film by our Blue Ribbon Vendor Inkspot Crow below!

How did y’all meet? Tell us your love story. I moved home to Winston-Salem, where Davis was in law school at Wake Forest University. I needed a roommate and, through friends, was set up to room with a childhood friend of Davis’, Ellery. Through Ellery and her boyfriend (now husband), Wes, Davis and I got to know each other. The greatest part about the start of our relationship was that we were friends first, and then began dating about seven months later.
Tell us all about the proposal! Once Davis graduated from law school, we dated long distance for about two years, as he got a job at a law firm in Raleigh. We often alternated travel between our two cities on the weekend, and we had already planned to spend the long Easter weekend together in Winston. I’m a teacher and often get to school early in the morning, but knew Davis was traveling to town, so I decided to take my time picking up the house and doing laundry before getting to school. Finally, I arrived, turned on the lights, set my coat down, and went to pull up my morning message on my white board. To my surprise, there was already a note written that read, “Will You Marry Me?” I stood at the board, pondering this message, wonder what student was playing a trick on me. I turned to head into the hall to find my trickster, when I heard a voice from the reading loft call out my name. Davis came down, flowers and ring in hand, got down on his knee, and asked me to marry him right there in my classroom. It was a special moment between just the two of us, but that special moment was made even sweeter when parents, colleagues, friends, and students celebrated with us in my classroom that day. The icing on the cake of our engagement day was Davis arranging a private dinner for both of our families at one of my favorite Winston restaurants. He spoke with the chef to create a personalized menu, ensured our siblings and grandparents could travel in from various parts of the country, and even had my favorite flowers arranged in the middle of the table. It truly was a perfect day!
When did y’all get married? June 20, 2015
How many friends, family members, and loved ones attended your wedding? 340
Did you write your own vows? If so, what was your favorite phrase, verse or line? We did not. We thought we would be too nervous to remember them! :)
Tell us about some of the songs you used throughout your wedding and why you chose them. Our first dance was to “You are the Best Thing” by Ray LaMontagne. We loved it while we were dating and it seemed fitting for our first dance as husband and wife. An additional special moment involving music was when our horns section of the band came down into the tent as a second line, playing “When the Saints Go Marching In,” to get people out of their seats and up to the dance floor. This second line moment was a surprise for Emily, Davis’ sister, who lives in New Orleans and loves the tradition of a second line. Tears welled up in her eyes as she mouthed her thanks to us, and joined the crowd processing upstairs. It was so fun for us to create special moments for not only ourselves, but also for our family members on our wedding day.
Our favorite detail of the wedding was: There were SO many elements of our day that we loved! However, probably most special was our use of magnolia leaves and blooms throughout our weekend. They were included in everything from our invitation suite and flowers to our embroidered cocktail napkins and cake decorations. Davis’ parents planned and executed all aspects of their own wedding, down to gathering and arranging flowers themselves. Days before their wedding, Davis’ father and groomsmen packed into a pick up truck and headed to a nearby neighbor’s farm, where they cut down and arranged many of the magnolia leaves and blooms found on the large trees in the yard. These were the only flowers for their special day, so we loved the idea of highlighting the magnolia in our design for our wedding day, too.
How did you plan for your marriage while planning your wedding? While planning our wedding, we took part in premarital counseling. While we feel like we communicate well and have discussed many important elements of our future–such as finances and a future family–it was nice to have a third party bring up new ideas for us to consider. I also kept a journal for Davis for the entire year leading up to our wedding day, sharing quotes, Bible passages, funny stories, and things I was looking forward to as a married couple. This was a part of his wedding gift, and I gave it to him days before our wedding so he could read it and share in the excitement I felt before our special day. Davis still claims this as one of his most cherished possessions.
What’s next for you as a couple? What memories are you looking forward to making together? We have jumped into marriage head first! We are currently building a house and love going through the process. We have always heard about the stress it can bring, but we have truly enjoy making decisions and selections together. Beyond that, we look forward to continuing to travel and, someday down the road, having a family. We grew up with such wonderful examples of marriage and parenting in our own families, and can’t wait to hopefully set the same example for our children in the future.

Photographer: Landon Jacob Photography | Videographer: Inkspot Crow Films | Planner: Rebecca Rose Events | Ceremony Venue: St. Paul’s Episcopal Church | Reception Venue and Caterer: Old Town Club | Florist: Reggie’s Flower Shoppe | Cake Baker: Cakes by Chloe | Lighting, Tenting, Chairs, China, Glassware, and Flatware: Party Reflections | Band: Big Swing and the Ballroom Blasters | Cocktail Hour and Dinner Music: Jazz Trio by Allegro Music | Paper Products: Rebecca Rose Creative | Bride’s Gown: “Amour” by Kenneth Pool | Bride’s Veil: Alexia’s Bridal | Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist: Makeup for Your Day | Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Style #740 in Navy by Bill Levkoff | Bridal Salon: J Major’s Bridal Boutique | Menswear: Jean Yves | Linens: La Tavola and Nuage Designs | Envelope Calligraphy: Elizabeth Porcher Jones

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  1. avatar Sarah Chancey reply

    Everything Landon does is absolute gold, and this wedding is no exception. I love the clean lines and elegant floral installations. The navy bridesmaid gowns also pair well with this elegant affair!

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Abby and David deeply desire to “live their lives in a way that leaves a legacy of compassion,” and they wanted their wedding to be a reflection of intentionality and authenticity. I think it’s safe to say that this worthy goal was definitely felt throughout their sweet wedding day! Abby and David hosted their guests at Abby’s beautiful family home, where it was easy to create a comfortable and welcoming environment. Abby’s mama, the owner of Brown Eyed Girl Antiques, helped them bring their eclectic aesthetic to life while focusing on keeping guests warm and cozy, complete with family quilts, warm cider, and lots of fire pits for chatting around. If their ear-to-ear smiles are any indication, I’m sure guests were ever so grateful for this hospitality!

Thanks to Someplace Wild for sharing this lovely day with us!

Shortly after David proposed, my family traveled to St. Augustine, Florida where my mom, sister, stepdad, and I went to a few local wedding shops. Choosing my dress was one of the fastest decisions of the wedding planning process! At one store, the owner said she knew just the dress for me. I walked out wearing it, my stepdad got teary-eyed, and I knew that was the one. I had never seen him cry in my life! It was also the perfect fit–I was able to buy it off the rack, which was good because our engagement was only five months long. When we returned to our car, I looked through my wedding folder and found a magazine page of the EXACT dress I had just purchased. It was definitely meant to be!

What is the one detail or vendor that you were so happy to have as a part of your wedding? I loved being able to have Someplace Wild as our photographer. Christina has an amazing talent of making everyone feel comfortable. I can see every emotion in the faces of guests that she captured. Having her present during my wedding day was a complete joy. I will cherish what she created for years to come.

We had a lot of music throughout the ceremony. David is a musician so this was his area of expertise. We chose “Found a Heart” by Emily Hearn while the bridal party walked down the aisle–we love this song because it really expresses the excitement and magnitude of the wedding day.

Did you decide to do a first look? Why or why not? We chose to reserve our first look for the ceremony. It took my breath away to see him as I walked down the aisle, and made that moment really special!

What was one way you saved money or cut costs at your wedding? I think the key to saving money was keeping the guest list to an intimate size. This was difficult to do, but really helped in the end.

What made you choose your ceremony and reception venues? Did they have any special significance to you? We got married at my family home. It created a comfortable and cherished environment for our wedding day!

My favorite detail of the wedding was having it in my family home and how much of an impact my mom’s decorative style had on the evening. She owns an antique booth called Brown Eyed Girl Antiques, so she was able to salvage and create various environments throughout the night. My favorite pieces were the lanterns with lit candles hanging in the trees! She was a part of every detail and her industrial, eclectic style shined throughout the night. We had a wonderful time working together as a family to create this weekend, with surprisingly minimal arguments :) Many guests stayed late into the night visiting and socializing, even after we had departed. This was a great aspect of having an at-home wedding.

We had a very bohemian-styled cake, courtesy of Caken’ it Easy, that was a textured, three-tiered cake in a classic white with mossy green accents. Lynn Bottoms and Betty Cox, who are local family friends, also made their specialty desserts and added variety to the selection!

What Southern details or traditions did you include in your celebration? What was Southern about your wedding? The meal was provided by ROUX, a local Southern restaurant. We served cajun shrimp and grits and Lowcountry boil on vintage Blue Willow plates. My stepdad, grandfather, and a local carpenter built a wooden cross as the centerpiece for the ceremony. The wood was obtained from the floor of an old local barn. We provided hand-sewn quilts for our guests as they sat during the ceremony. I gave my bridesmaids vintage brooches to place in their bouquets. I picked them based on personality, hoping they could wear these brooches again! We also had fire pits throughout the yard for guests to sit around and enjoy watching the dancing!

How did y’all meet? Tell us your love story. David and I met through mutual friends at a wedding. I snuck over to his table and ended up spending the majority of the night talking with him! He instantly caught me off guard with his humor and genuine demeanor–I wasn’t even afraid to tell him about my fear of wearing red at weddings or that I had almost read the COMPLETELY wrong scripture during the ceremony (John and 1 John…there is a difference). From the beginning, our friendship was simple and real. We continued to see each other at various events over the next few months. I literally lit up inside every time I saw him, but neither of us had decided to pursue one another quite yet…..until the marriage of the previously mentioned mutual friends! At their wedding, David finally asked for my number and called a few days later. Our first date was at La Fonda, where we spent hours trying to decide what to order between our endless chatter and laughter. We went with the chicken tacos, and the rest is history.
Tell us all about the proposal! One of the things on our dating bucket list was to hike Stone Mountain and watch the sunrise. David picked me up one Sunday morning at 5:42. I don’t even think I brushed my hair that day…too early. We started our hike around 6:30 am. About halfway up the mountain, I began wondering if maybe we should call it a day and watch the sunrise from the bottom, but David quickly persuaded me to keep going. The view from the top was beautiful, and we picked a rock to sit on and enjoy the sunrise. At one point, I asked David if he had any water in the backpack he had carried up the mountain. He looked at me and said, “No, but you know what I do have in this backpack?” He then got down on one knee with a ring and asked me to be his WIFE! After a few seconds of elation, I turned around to find a few of our best friends, who had trekked up the mountain before dawn to surprise me! As if that was not enough, David had planned a surprise breakfast with our close friends and family when we hiked back down. I cannot tell you how many times I cried tears of joy on this day!
When did y’all get married? November 15, 2015
How many friends, family members, and loved ones attended your wedding? 120
How did you plan for your marriage while planning your wedding? We had meetings with our pastor for premarital counseling and also read the book “The Meaning of Marriage” by Tim Keller. A lot of our focus was on our marriage–we really did not fret over details of the wedding. With the help of our family, I knew it would all come together just as it was meant to.
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? I would say my most memorable moment was my stepfather and dad walking me down the aisle. My parents separated when I was five years old. A few years later, my mom remarried and my stepdad came into the picture. My stepdad has been a rock in my life and is the most dependable man I know. My father and him get along well, and my dad has also been very active and supportive in my life. Their relationship has always been jovial and supportive. Having these two walk me down the aisle was a great moment of healing and happiness for me and my family. Also, my stepdad is a man of few words. He has always been the provider and “go-getter” rather than the “let’s talk about it” type. He made it clear he wasn’t wanting to make a speech, and requested that my mother give the welcome speech for both of them! This was fine with me, and the planning continued. However, midway through dinner the night of the wedding, my stepdad stood up and asked for the crowd’s attention. I thought he was going to make a general statement about where to go once dinner was completed. Instead, he gave the most eloquent, authentic speech about how proud he was of me and how supportive he was of our marriage. Almost every guest was left speechless and teary-eyed. It was standing ovation-worthy. I will never forget it!
What’s next for you as a couple? What memories are you looking forward to making together? We want to leave a legacy of compassion. We want to be remembered as a couple who cares and who can be dependable in a time of need. We want to be remembered as intentional and authentic. I hope the details of our wedding captured this, but we also try to live this principle out in our daily lives as well.

Photographer: Christina Devictor / Planner: Beth Miller and Laura Hintz / Venue: Private residence / Florist: Funky Mountain Flowers / Wedding Cake: Cake’n It Easy / Caterer: Roux on Canton / Rentals: Tents, Tents, Tents / Lighting and Special Details: Brown Eyed Girl Antiques / Music: Jim Drennan and Tory Fallis / DJ: Omar of Spectrum Events / Hair and Makeup: Elle Cardenas / Bride’s Shoes: Antonio Melani / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Style #F15555 in Mercury by David’s Bridal / Menswear: The Black Tux

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One of our best pieces of advice for planning the design of your wedding is to work with your venue, not against it–if you try to throw a rustic celebration in a ritzy ballroom, chances are, it’s not going to look quite right. With the help of our Blue Ribbon Vendor Leigh Pearce, Katie and Doug followed this advice to a tee–every detail, color, and even flower at their Adaumont Farm wedding fit their surroundings perfectly. Nothing distracted from the true purpose of the day: Katie and Doug saying their vows and becoming husband and wife. As you can read in their love story that Doug shared below (so sweet, y’all!), these two have approached their entire relationship with prayer and intentionality, and their wedding day was no different!

Thank you so much to Alisandra Photography for sharing this lovely day with us!

How did y’all meet? Tell us your love story. From Doug: We met at Elon University. It was Katie’s first year at Elon, and I had just started working with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at the university. As a campus minister, dating a student was not exactly encouraged, but it was hard not to notice a special woman like Katie. I remember the first time I really “noticed” her–it was at a retreat to the beach the fall of her junior year. She had coordinated the entire weekend for the 150 students in attendance. Once everyone arrived, Katie got up front to welcome folks and set the tone for the weekend. I don’t even remember the specifics of what she shared, but it was tender and heartfelt and so sincere. I remember thinking to myself that she was a really special woman, and began to notice how attractive she is as well. The rest of that weekend, I tried to subtly end up around Katie so I could spend as much time with her as possible. Over the next year and a half, we had many more opportunities to spend time together and develop a friendship. My attraction to her and feelings for her deepened consistently through that period of waiting. It wasn’t until January of her senior year (at this point, she had finished her leadership role in the ministry) that I was finally able to share my feelings with her. Her response was one of complete shock and surprise. After a week of praying and seeking advice from older women, she decided to spend some time going on dates with me to get to know me outside of our staff and student roles. And, as they say, the rest is history.

My mom, my sister, my now mother-in-law, and I spent a day in Raleigh at two different stores. I had pinned a few dresses on Pinterest to give people an idea of what I liked. At the first place, I tried on four dresses and loved the fourth one. I decided to go with that one, but we still had another appointment. While I was unsure about going, my mom made the point that we only had one opportunity in my life to go wedding dress shopping, so we decided to go. The woman who helped us at the second store was so nice and let me pick out a dress or two that I thought I would like. Since, in my mind, I already had the dress I wanted, I picked a dress that I thought I would never wear, just for fun. Sure enough, I tried that dress on and my mom cried. I totally fell in love with it!

Tell us about some of the songs you used throughout your wedding and why you chose them. The song I walked down the aisle to was a mix of Trumpet Voluntary and “Here Comes the Sun” by the Beatles. Doug liked the classical-style music more than I did, so we ended up compromising. We were googling “songs for brides to walk down the aisle to” when this mix came up, and we loved it! We had a guitar and violin play at our ceremony, and we asked them to do something along those lines. It turned out great!

During the ceremony, a huge rain cloud was slowly making its way toward us. As we finished the ceremony, the cloud was practically sitting on top of us! Doug and I were rushed out of the ceremony so we didn’t get rained on, and since the ceremony site was a bit of a walk from the reception site, people starting running to get away from the rain that came in as a torrential downpour. All Doug and I could do was laugh from the safety of our car as we watched all of our wedding guests run away. Fortunately, everyone had a great attitude about it and it got everyone’s energy up for the reception!

What made you choose your ceremony and reception venues? Did they have any special significance to you? We chose our venue mainly based on location. We wanted it to be near where we lived, because that was where the bulk of the people coming to the wedding were coming from. We researched a few other places that allowed us to do the ceremony and the reception in the same place, and we were really blown away by the beauty of Adaumont Farms. Plus, the people there were so friendly!

My bouquet was a mix of peonies, garden roses, lisianthus, ranunculus, veronica, eucalyptus, and amaranthus, just to name a few! We went with a hand-tied look that felt natural but lush. The dinner tables showcased three different stories: low, lush compotes filled with florals and greens; towering urns overflowing with the same mix of florals and greens; and planted runners of greens, blooms, and over a hundred pillar candles.

Describe your wedding cake or dessert. We had our friend Liz Marrota from Elizabeth Ann Pastry make our wedding cakes, and decided to go with three different cakes. The one we cut was pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting, which was styled as a naked cake. The other two were chocolate with buttercream filling and lemon with raspberry filling. They were all so amazing!

Tell us all about the proposal! From Doug: As I started thinking about the ideal proposal for Katie, I knew that what would mean most to her is for her friends and family to be involved. I had a conversation with Katie’s parents in mid-December to ask for their blessing (which they gladly gave!) and talk with them about my plans. I was able to arrange for Katie’s parents, her sister, and three of her best friends to all be a part of the night, along with my parents, too. The day finally arrived, and I suggested to Katie that we go out for a nice dinner. We both dressed up a bit, then as we were about to walk out the door, I told Katie that I had a little surprise for her and handed her the first clue to a scavenger hunt. The eight locations we visited were all significant places in our relationship, and then we arrived at Elon’s campus for the final three clues. It was here that I left Katie to wait for her at the final spot. But Katie wasn’t alone for long–she found her college friends waiting for her! Finally, Katie arrived to the final location, Irazu Coffee Shop. It was where we used to meet each week while she was a student leader in InterVarsity. I had the room decorated with about 60 luminaries, and was waiting for her with a single red rose. She had already cried more than a few tears that evening, but there was really no holding them back at that moment. I dropped down on one knee, told Katie how much I loved her, and asked her to marry me. She said yes! We had about 15 minutes for just the two of us to savor the moment, then I surprised Katie with our families and her friends, all joining us in Irazu. We took a bunch of pictures and Katie showed off her ring. It was such a sweet moment.
When did y’all get married? June 20, 2015
How many friends, family members, and loved ones attended your wedding? 200
Did you write your own vows? If so, what was your favorite phrase, verse or line? We went with the traditional vows. We thought there was something deeply meaningful and poetic about using vows that have been used for centuries.
Did you have something borrowed, blue, old, and new? If so, do tell! My something borrowed was a silver bracelet of my grandmother’s that my mom often wears. For my something blue, I wore a sapphire ring of my mom’s, because sapphire is my birthstone. I tied lace from my mom’s and grandmother’s wedding dresses around my bouquet for my something old. And for my something new, I bought plain white canvas TOMS shoes and painted them with verses that were meaningful to me.
How did you plan for your marriage while planning your wedding? Because we were really fortunate to have a wedding planner, Leigh Pearce, we got to spend more time preparing for our marriage! We met with the pastor who married us multiple times for premarital counseling, and we also had a chance to read several books on marriage like The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller, The Mystery of Marriage by Mike Mason, and Intimate Allies by Allender and Longman.
What was one way you saved money or cut costs at your wedding? We were really concerned about bridesmaids and groomsmen spending a lot on the wedding, so specifically for the bridesmaids, my family and I offered to pay for a portion of the bridesmaid dresses as a gift.
What advice do you have for folks currently planning a wedding? Our advice would be to have a talk right after you get engaged about what is important to you both during your engagement time, as well as for your wedding. Remember that you have limited time and resources. Hold each other accountable in pursuing the vision that you have for your time of engagement and your wedding, and don’t get caught up in things that are not the most important to you.
What’s next for you as a couple? What memories are you looking forward to making together? Doug and I recently began working together with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship at Elon University, where we met. Through InterVarsity, we mentor college students and connect them to a fun, vibrant community, where they form deep friendships and grow in their faith. While we both have different skills in our jobs, we are really looking forward to working together as a team and learning how we complement each other.

Photographer: Ali Williamson / Videographer and DJ: K2 Productions / Planning and Event Design: Leigh Pearce Weddings / Venue: Adaumont Farm / Florist: Just Priceless / Cake Baker: Elizabeth Ann Pastry / Caterer: Painted Plate / Rentals: Party Reflections, Partymakers, La Tavola / Lighting: Kenneth Eller / Ceremony Music: Rob Massengale Entertainment / DJ: Mario of DJ Complex NC / Vintage Car: Fantasy Limo / Bridal Salon: Traditions By Anna / Hair and Makeup: Carla White / Bride’s Shoes: TOMS / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: David’s Bridal / Menswear: J. Crew / Invitations: Smitten on Paper / Day-of Paper: Confetti Grey / Welcome Box Cookies: Details Cake Design

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  1. avatar Maureen reply

    I love the shoes! Such a sweet touch. :)

  2. avatar Ashton Dreyer reply

    The dessert table is fabulous!

  3. avatar Dana reply

    love the flowers in her hair! so pretty!

  4. avatar Leigh Pearce reply

    What an amazing couple! Thanks SW for sharing K+D’s big day :)

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