There’s nothing like that first outdoor wedding of the season. And after a slow start, Mother Nature provided a most beautiful backdrop for the April 14th nuptials of Kyndra Short and Anthony DiCarlo. The couple said their “I Do’s” in front of the gazebo on the grounds of Historic Whitehall Estate just west of Leesburg. The wedding day was defined by the couple’s fun-loving personalities and the countryside elegance of the Whitehall. Shepherd’s crooks with lanterns lined the
As wedding professionals, we love what we do as well as the clients we serve. But on the big day, we're usually more focused on the details than the feelings, because that's what we're paid to do. But occasionally a wedding comes along where you stop and take a moment to feel the warmth in the room. The warmth of Monica Chew and Fan Yang's special night took the chill off a brisk March 24th wedding at Rose Hill Manor in Leesburg. Monica made her "first look" in a gorgeous str
When Kristen Kokkonen and Ben Simon decided to get married, they knew they wanted a day that was unpretentious, fun loving and all about them and their families. The grand equestrian barn and beautiful grounds of Shadow Creek in Loudoun County provided the perfect setting for this October 21, 2017 wedding. And there was even a special four-legged guest! Before the ceremony, Kristen had the opportunity to take bridal portraits with one of Shadow Creek's equine residents. He la
With its sprawling grounds, gorgeous gardens and glass pavilion, the historic Airlie Conference Center outside Warrenton, VA provided the backdrop for the wedding weekend of Katie Knodt and Paul Hurley on September 8, 2017. Katie and Paul not only played it smart by hiring VP Consulting for their day of wedding coordination, Katie’s sister Kim, who works for Wedding Wire, provided the inside track on vendor connections and current trends. Organization was the watchword of the
Sarah Crim and Jason Perlman began their romance as high school sweethearts, with their love growing through their college years and into adulthood. When their officiant counseled the couple before the big day, she asked Jason what he liked about Sarah. His enthusiastic answer was "Everything!" Family and friends knew that Sarah and Jason were the real deal. All the groomsmen agreed that the two were meant to be together and all the bridesmaids said the couple was so in love.
Recently engaged and not sure where to start with wedding planning? Come out to the Eagle Bank Arena at George Mason University this Sunday, January 21, for Washington Wedding Experience - the largest bridal event in Northern Virginia. We'll be at the show, so please stop by and say hello. And to help you work through the maze of vendors, here are a few quick tips that will make your day productive. 1. Start the day out right - EAT! You might be saying, "But wait, I'm going t