Monday, April 15, 2013

A Little Romance

On Saturday Forrest and I attending the wedding of his life long friend, Andrew, and his beautiful bride Krystal. It was at the Windmill at Wills Creek, which is out in the rural part of the county (not to far from Forrest's parents' home). I had never been to the venue and was very excited to see it, especially since it was such a gorgeous day! I was OVERWHELMED by the scenery. Rolling fields filled with rows and rows of muscadines, a pond sparkling in the afternoon sun, a courtyard strung with lights over the beautifully set tables, their cloths blowing gently in the breeze. The ceremony was held overslooking the pond, under an arch adorned with branches and flowers. Music filled the air, and even some llamas across the street had to stop and stare at the most romantic scene! Pictures in this case are worth a million words. Hope you enjoy a glimpse into our romantic night at Andrew and Krystal's wedding!


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So simple, yet breathtaking! Imagine this at sunset, and then again at night with the lights turned on and music playing. 


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I LOVE wedding cake. My very favorite is plain old butter cream frosting and almond flavoring. Whenever I see fondant I'm a little sad because I want lots of frosting. Krystal and Drew surprised us all with this gorgeous cake! Not only were some layers chocolate cake and some white, the fondant was wrapped on top of a layer of butter cream! YUM!!


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Again, simple and lovely. I adored the flowers on the arch.


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My wedding date! Can't believe we have almost been  married for 4 years!

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As a purple lover, Krystal's flowers were definitely my cup of tea. They are actually really similar to the ones at our wedding. 

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The ring bearer was the CUTEST thing ever! He really wanted to get involved and he took his job seriously. 

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Maybe "seriously" was the wrong word for it. 


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You may now kiss the bride!!

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Another great shot of me and Forrest. I must say we were looking pretty nice that night!


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Lance, Andrew, and Forrest, all fraternity brothers at UA!


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Sneaking a minute to take a quick pic with the bride! This was before the dancing began. I literally danced to every song. It was a great night!!

Don't forget to link up your weekends with Sami!

16 comments:

  1. I love weddings! And I'm a lot like you I spend most of my time on the dance floor at weddings there's no better way to celebrate than dancing all night long! plus my families' weddings end up having the best dance parties (last family wedding I went to the bride's brother started a giant train to redneck girl, we had a limbo contest (that got a little intense), rocked the butterfly in heels plus it was the first time I sang in front of most of my family (I was asked to sing)).

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    1. OMG Jillian that sounds like so much fun! Our family weddings are great too--my mom's family is huge, Italian, and Catholic so they know how to through a wild party!! And I totally agree--dancing is the BEST way to celebrate!! Oh and I did to the butterfly at this wedding--it was hilarious! They did a lot of group dances and I'm all over those! :)

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  2. That venue is gorgeous! I can't imagine how beautiful it was at night with the lights on! That's my absolute favorite, a wedding outdoors with tons of lights. So romantic and pretty! I love the purple flowers too, purple was in our wedding. And you and the hubs look hot! LOVE your dress!

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    1. Thanks Whitney! You are so sweet! I'm glad to find another purple lover! Outdoor weddings are my absolute favorite too, but I was too scared to have one myself. There are SO many variables with the weather, bugs, etc that I didn't want to be stressed about it. I'm hoping that when my sister gets married she will let me plan it and I will go with an outdoor one and do it just how I would have done my own (that's allowed, right??).

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  3. Wow! Wow! Wow!

    That location is AMAZING! So romantic!

    And you guys look PHENOMENAL!!! LOVE your dress!!! Color, cut, everything! And the clutch too!!!

    Congrats to Andrew and Krystal!!!

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    1. Thanks for such a sweet comment Adrienne! I'm glad you liked my outfit--I always get proud when I seem to put together something that turns out to be so cute! I mean, you never know. I thought I looked cute last week and then my husband tells me I remind him of Kimmie Gibbler from Full House!
      I appreciate you validating this style choice! :)

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  4. i love your outfit! so cute. and the flowers are gorgeous!!

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    1. Thanks Jessica! I was a little out of my comfort zone with the whole blousey one shoulder idea but I thought I pulled it off rather nicely! I really appreciate your vote of style confidence! :

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  5. You and your hubby are soooo cute!!! Looks like a gorgeous wedding! stopped over from the linkup. New GFC follower!
    Adrienne

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    1. Adrienne you are such a doll! I'm so excited to have you as a follower! Sami's link up is a great way to read around and find new blogs to enjoy. So glad to have you! :)

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  6. The pictures of the wedding are beautiful! I love going to weddings! Looks like a fun weekend

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    1. Weddings are the best! I love EVERYTHING about them--the showers, presents, food, cake, flowers, you name it, I love it. I think if I wasn't a lawyer I would be a wedding planner because I LOVE wedding details!

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  7. What a beautiful wedding! It looks like you had a great weekend! :)

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    1. Thanks Leslie! Saturday was SO nice! Sunday turned out to be rainy and cold and I was totally bummed after being so spoiled by the gorgeous weather at the wedding. Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope to see you back soon!

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  8. Okay what a stunning wedding! I agree on the flowers, they are so pretty! I really adore your dress you wore to the wedding too :)

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    1. Thank you so much Sami! You are so sweet!

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