Here it is, you guys. The final wedding from my triple header weekend. A Ramble Creek Vineyard wedding that had a touch of UT orange to represent how much this couple loves The University of Tennessee. If you remember, I published Taylor’s bridal session the day after their wedding. (You can refresh your memory here). That was the first time I saw her vision in action with the purple and orange. Even she admitted that it turned out so much better than she could have imagined. Samuel Franklin was her florist, and he did a phenomenal job combining those two colors. I think what also helped was the neutral palette that Ramble Creek offers. The white building with the raw wood and whitewashed walls on the inside contributed to this gorgeous wedding. If there’s one thing I know for sure, it’s that Taylor knows how to create a really awesome unique vision. Then, hire the right vendors to make it happen. As much as I love the blush, greenery, and gold…I also love it when couples switch things up for something a little different ;-).
One thing that happened on this wedding day that was too cool not to share, was the gift exchange between Taylor and Austin. A few weeks in advance, Austin reached out to Donna (Taylor’s mom) to discuss a couple things he was thinking for her wedding gift. They ultimately landed on a Bible with Taylor’s full name inscribed in gold lettering on the front. Donna thought it was a fabulous idea. A week or so later, she was with Taylor running a few errands when Taylor asked if they could swing by the Christian book store. She proceeded to tell Donna that she wanted to get Austin a Bible with his name on the front. On the inside, Donna was laughing so hard because she was the only one who knew that was exactly what Austin had gotten her. But to play it cool and not give her surprise away, Donna said Are you sure?? Doesn’t he already have a Bible? Taylor didn’t suspect a thing with that comment and went in to pick it out. Not only did they both get each other Bibles…but they picked out the exact same Bible in the same color with the same type and color of font and both chose to put the first, middle and last name for the inscription. How crazy is that??? If there wasn’t any other sign that they are supposed to be together forever, that is one that takes the cake.
Anyway, I’m so excited to share this Ramble Creek Vineyard wedding with you and hope you love it as much as I do. I do need to give a major shout out to Erin Fox Photo as well. This was the wedding that was after my OH wedding, and I wasn’t able to get back to Athens until 1:30pm. I knew I wouldn’t have enough time to shoot all the details before we had to start portraits so I asked Erin (my second shooter) to get there 2-3 hours before me so shoot all of their details. She so graciously agreed, and as she was walking into Ramble Creek that morning, said she was channeling her inner Amanda to shoot all their details. When I got her images back, they were EXACTLY like what I would have done. They are perfect, and I’m so incredibly thankful to her for doing that for me!! So, I have to give credit to Erin for pretty much ALL of the bridal and groom details and a lot of the reception and ceremony details. I may have edited them, but she styled them and shot them. I am so so grateful!
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Vendors used by Taylor & Austin:
Venue, Coordinator, & DJ: Ramble Creek
Videographer: Spenser Wilson Videography and Editing
Cake: Ramble Creek Cakes
Hair & Makeup: Southern Belle Beauty
Dress Shop: White Lace and Promises
Dress Designer: Martina Liana
Bridesmaids’ Dress Shop: JJ’s House
Tuxedo Rental: Regal Tuxedo
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