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Charlottesville and Rivana River E-session

This couple is adorable, and do they know how to have fun together! From a stroll on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville – filled with shops and restaurants – to a splash in the Rivana River, Chet and Elisabeth had a great time with Amanda of Amanda Maglione Photography. Take a peek, and have fun along with them today!

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  • ashton - LOVE the ones at the end where they play in the water. These are fab!

  • Brittany Nash - I love the personality and emotion of ALL of these!!!

  • Abbie - They look SOO happy and in love. The images are stunning!

  • Linda - What fun engagement photos. I like the ones of them by the water.

Virginia Manor Wedding as seen on Hill City Bride

It’s so refreshing when a bride goes classic! This elegant, manor wedding just has such a sweet, timeless quality that is so evident in the photos. Plus, her dress has such a fun story – it was actually made by her mother! Photographer Michelle Lieb recalls one special moment…

Perhaps one of the highlights of the day was the gift of the Belgian lace from Gwen’s mom who made her dress. When Joan bought Gwen’s christening gown in Belgium when Gwen was born, the owner of the lace shop also presented Joan with an antique lace shawl made during the days of Belgian women tatting the lace by hand. The shop owner thought it wold go beautifully with a wedding gown, so Joan held on to the piece for 31 years, throughout multiple military moves around the world. When Gwendolyn was engaged to Matt, Joan carefully made her wedding dress to match the shawl. She presented it to her in the bridal suite at Rixey Manor. In Joan’s own words regarding Gwen’s reaction, ‘She cried, I cried, the photographer cried. It was worth the 31 year wait to finally tell the secret.’

So amazing! And what an heirloom to pass down to further generations.

The groom’s cake was designed as a collection of their favorite games, and it also included Monopoly with their wedding venue – Rixey Manor – as the main stop. To coordinate with the cake, the guests also enjoyed a game of trivia while the couple was finishing up their portraits. What a great idea!

Matthew and Gwendolyn definitely had a special and sentimental wedding day, and I can’t wait to share it with you. Enjoy!

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Vendors:

  • Gwendolyn - Jamie D’Agostino has her own website.

  • Jennifer - Gwendolyn, what is her site? I’d love to link it! 🙂

  • Tammy Bunn - I love all of the details of this gorgeous wedding. And that wedding dress, my goodness how beautiful. I’m sure they’ll cherish these photos forever! Nicely done!

  • Emily - Such a cute venue!

  • Ashley Herrinton - Oh my goodness, the lace shawl piece made me tear up! I love when sentimental pieces are incorporated into a wedding day!! So beautiful!!!

I was in the mood to laugh today. Lucille Ball had such good humor. And isn’t it true? Sometimes love happens quickly!

Lucille Ball Quote

“It wasn’t love at first site. It took a full five minutes.” ~ Lucille Ball

photo – JoPhoto

A Citywide Engagemenet as seen on Hill City Bride

This stunning couple had the luxury (and fun!) of having not one, but two engagement sessions with Casey Hendrickson Photography. One scours the fun nooks and crannies (and waterside!) of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, and the other explores Washington DC at the most lovely time of year when the Japanese Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom. So gorgeous! I hope you enjoy this fun look at truly a citywide e-session today.

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