Wedding Ideas

Intimate Garden Wedding


After almost 8 years in a long-distance connection, Maddie and Adam have been married in their hometown of Virginia Beach surrounded by their closest pals and family. To say that their wedding and marriage was worth the wait would be an understatement! One of their favourite experiences is dining outdoors in the summertime, so they decided on an al fresco feel for their outdoor reception at The Francis Land Residence. Their households have been involved in each and every aspect of the organizing process from contributing antique handkerchiefs to oyster shell place cards and handmade oak wedding wands. Adam is a chemist and an avid property brewer, so the couple even produced their personal beverages! In lieu of floral centerpieces, tables underneath the tent featured greenery garlands on extended household-style tables. The crowning touch? A luscious cake from Jaime’s Bakeshop, who had been generating the cakes for Adam’s household celebrations for as long as he can remember. Each moment of this heirloom day is exquisite and beautifully captured by Nikki Santerre!

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Colorful Wedding Invitatiosn from Minted

Bridesmaid in Sky Blue Bride with Straightforward Chignon

Virginia Beach Wedding Nikki Santerre Colorful Bouquet with Greenery

Sky Blue Bridesmaids Dresses

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Wild Greenery Bouquet


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Virginia Beach Wedding Nikki Santerre Sophisticated Tent Wedding Reception

Green and White Outdoor Wedding Cascading Greenery Centerpiece

Custom Wine Bottle Labels for Wedding Reception Table with Greenery

Wedding Reception Below Tent Green Hydrangeas on Wedding Cake

Photography – Nikki Santerre | Ceremony Venue – Christ and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church | Reception Venue – The Francis Land Residence | Floral – Flutter Flowers | Wedding Planning – The Bridal Dish by Home of Maya | Stationery – Minted | Catering – Montero’s Restaurant | Bakery – Jaime’s Bakeshop | Rentals – Reasonably priced Tent Rentals | DJ – Hey DJ | Hair Stylist – Shakeia Kelly from G Patton Salon | Makeup Artist – Dhalia Edwards | Bridesmaids Dresses – Bill Levkoff | Gown – Tara Keely from Pure English Couture & Bridal | Bride’s Shoes – Jack Rogers

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