W O W – we are still so in love with Abby + Casey’s special day this past fall. Fall weddings are some of our favorites, because the leaves are B E A U T I F U L at all of the venues that we go to!
While the ladies prepped for the day ahead, the Rustic Elegance team of Kierra, Kristin + Kellie showed up to Rolling Ridge Barn ready to roll [at Rolling Ridge – see what we did there?]. We A D O R E this beautiful barn space, almost as much as we love the owners, Randy + Nancy. They are S O easy to work with, and very sweet. Short Stop Catering was also a dream to work with – we loved collaborating with them to make sure that everything was prepped and ready for the guest arrivals.
The decor from this wedding was A M A Z I N G! They had a fun and unique guest book – guests signed postcards and placed them in a suitcase [that just happened to be Abby’s Great-Grandparents H O N E Y M O O N suitcase – how adorable is that?!]. This couple rented the display hutch and buffet table from Rustic Elegance and it looked perfect. Abby’s brother made this super F U N photo booth backdrop – there were holes to put your face through [adorable]. Luckily, Guytano Magno Photography captured some G R E A T shots from this!
The ceremony was a beautiful outdoor ceremony situated on the foundation of the old barn. Abby’s dad sang and played a special song for the [even more] S P E C I A L couple, and it brought many tears to the eyes of guests. As a surprise for the couple, the parents hired a “live painter” who painted their ceremony – it was one S W E E T wedding gift!
Post ceremony, guests were treated to a cocktail hour and appetizers. Short Stop Catering even provided an ice sculpture [so C O O L!]. After dinner, Abby + Casey started out the night with their first dance to “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” by Bob Dylan. Since the weather was P E R F E C T, they were able to do their first dance outside on the patio! The Brian Kinney Band kept all of the guests engaged all night long – the dance floor was P A C K E D.
Abby + Casey were so kind to donate their flowers after the wedding, and the Rustic Elegance team brought them to a senior center the following day. We L O V E D being able to put the smile on their faces.
To the happy couple – thank Y O U for including Rustic Elegance in your beautiful day. The memories that were made are U N F O R G E T T A B L E, and we are so happy for you both.
Special shout out to Guytano Magno for sharing these A M A Z I N G photos with us to feature on our blog!
Venue: Rolling Ridge Weddings & Event Center
Food // Bar // Desserts: Short Stop Catering
Rentals: Rustic Elegance
DJ // Band: Brian Kinney Band
Ceremony Music: L’unica Quartet
Florist: Floral Arts
Photographer // Photo Booth: Guytano Magno
Transportation: Executive Express
Hair // Make-up: SM Makeup Inc
Coordination: Rustic Elegance