Ellie & Josh - Al Fresco Wedding

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There are few things I love more than dining al fresco under the stars and the twinkling lights. Taking an outdoor space and converting it into something you could find inside a home or cozy restaurant is the stuff my dreams are made of. 

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That's why Ellie and Josh's wedding was one of my absolute favorites from the heartfelt and sentimental items like the magnolia blooms cut from their parents own tree outside their farmhouse to their vintage oriental rugs they used as a dance floor. This night was magical in so many ways and I'll never forget the excitement and love that was pouring out of Ellie and Joshuas faces as they giddily recessed from their ceremony, exclaiming their excitement of being officially husband and wife!

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The band was a friend of Josh's who played during dinner and included a few of their favorite songs. Dinner was served and the guests laughed and drank wine and carried on through the night until the dj called everyone to the dance floor under the hanging chandelier and the night sky was pinspotted with thousands of stars.

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Ellie and her father, Dale shared the dance floor with Josh and his mother to "When You Come Back Down" By Nickel Creek as the sun slowly slipped beyond the tree-line and dimmed everything until the only light was from the canopy of lights strung across the grove.

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The evening ended with heartfelt, funny and tear-inducing speeches by both maid/matron of honor and the two best men. You can tell how loved these two are by the sweet, wonderful words of their loved ones.  As the evening ended, no one wanted to go home but the love that was felt and grown that night will linger on forever for these two now that they are married! 

Vendor Team


Venue: The Glasgow Farm 

Photographer: Maggie Haver 

Florals: Beverly Tove

Planner: The One Moment Events 

Rentals: Fredericksburg Rentals

DJ: Dave Herold 

Caterer: Country Lane