With the way that May 20th started, you would have thought it would have been raining all day. It was one of those days that it started out raining with such dense cloud coverage that there wasn’t one singular break as far as you could see. The radar kept saying it was moving out by 3, but looking around, it felt like that forecast wasn’t going to be right. I was getting myself ready to calm down a stressed-out bride when I walked into the Allenbrooke Farm bridal suite but Emily was totally cool, calm, and collected. Not an ounce of stress in her voice. She immediately showed me all of her details, where her dress was hanging, introduced me to her girls, and it felt like sunshine and butterflies.
You might be thinking Allenbrooke Farm must be indoors then. If rain wasn’t stressing her out… there must have been a really great rain plan that was even better than the outdoor plan. You would be wrong 😂. Allenbrooke Farm ceremony spot is all outdoors and it’s set before a beautiful field with rolling hills in the distance and an incredible tree line. The reception is indoors but fills the entire indoor space with the tables and would be a plan B if we needed it but is not ideal. No, it was not the plan b option that was bringing Emily this peace, it was her overflowing love for Joe and the fact that nothing, not even a monsoon, could dampen the joy of this day. But you know what?? The rain stopped. It stopped JUST in time for some portraits, even misted during the bridesmaid photos. It was completely gone by ceremony time and the sun even came out for some GORGEOUS lighting at their sunset photos. The temperature outside felt amazing the rest of the day and everyone kept oohing and aahing over how pretty the sunset was. Thank you Jesus for clearing away the clouds, bringing the sun, and letting us get some absolutely incredible sunset photos.
This was my first time at Allenbrooke Farm and it did not disappoint. It’s out in the country just outside of Nashville, TN in Spring Hill and it is the cutest little working farm. There were rows of wildflowers bloomed and people picking strawberries in the rain that morning. It was the perfect setting for Emily & Joe’s wedding day! Emily, you killed it at planning this whole day. I know you do hair and makeup professionally, but if you ever wanted a side hustle in planning, you could totally do that too 😉.
Vendors used by Emily & Joe:
Venue: Allenbrooke Farms
Coordinator: Magnolia Wedding Company
Videographer: Dogwood Films
Florist: Forever Moore Flowers
Cake: Short and Sweet Treats
Makeup: Remedy Lash Co
Hair: Best Little Hair House
Wedding Dress: Azazie Official
Men’s Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Caterer: The Rutledge
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