#JourneytoJohn

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 It’s definitely true when they say your wedding day is a blur, and I’m so thankful for these images captured by Mike Moon! My Aunt did a beautiful job on the florals, and I’m spoiled with love from my family and friends who helped get all the detailed together while I got to enjoy the day with my Mom and bridesmaids. Thank you to everyone who celebrated our day, especially my Mom and Dad who did everything they could to make our day a fairytale.  I plan to share a little more of the detailed shots later, but I wanted to link everything I can here so it’s all in one place!

We picked Little River Farms for our venue because driving though Milton always gives me such peace. My mother grew up just two streets over and had her wedding reception at her childhood home, so it felt like the perfect place for us. Not to mention, I was in love with all the natural light throughout the house and the southern touches without screaming country. I knew I wanted a southern theme, but I didn’t want to scare Tim’s Pennsylvania family away on their first night as family 😉

A funny story from the morning of the wedding… I managed to lock my keys in my car with my dress in the trunk! I got to my parent’s house with Chick-fil-a biscuits (#shedforthewed) and I guess I was so excited to bite into one that I left the keys inside! I had to laugh it off, and luckily there was plenty of time to go back to our townhouse and get my spare set.

My bridal attire and accessories: 

Dress Boutique: Joan Pillow | Intrigue gown my Monique Lhuillier

Reception Dress: On sale! I hemmed mine 4 inches and closed the slit in the back. It fits true to size

Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Reception Shoes

 Veil: Blanca Veils (c/o) – ask for a drop veil with lace #5

Robe

Earrings

Garter

 Hair Pins

 Perfume

Hanger

Ring Box: The Mrs Box

Bridal Party Attire:

Bridesmaid Attire: Bella Bridesmaids Atlanta (Dresses in All Tomorrows Party: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4)

Bridal Party Robes: Morgan Taylor (Macys)

Mother of the Bride Robe | Mother of the Bride Dress

Mensware: Menguin

Vendors:

Month of coordinator and reception thank you’s: Shelley Legg

Wedding Venue: Little River Farms

Photographer: Mike Moon

Videographer: David Goehring

Calligrapher (welcome sign, escort table, and bar menu): @Malliglyphics 

Hair and Makeup: Brushworx (my artist was Marlene)

Catering: Talk of the Town

DJ: Complete Music

Officiant: John, a family friend

Cake: Lush Cakery –  Our filling flavors were salted caramel and

triple chocolate hazelnut, which I unfortunately didn’t get to try!

Invitations: Ink Paper and Gifts

Florals: My Aunt

Random’s:

gold lanterns at the ceremony

Ribbon: I used an ivory, champagne, and gold dot ribbon from Joannes

table runners: fabric from Gails Fabrics

Business card wedding website insert: Zazzle

Gold sweetheart table dinnerware: utensils / chargers / chairs: HomeGoods

Table Numbers: Decals made by my cousin, applied to acrylic from Ann Jackson Gallery

Bride flask: gift from my bridesmaid from Francescas

Plate with food: gifted from my maid of honor from Anthropologie

 Best day ever cups and pink napkins: Swoozies

Selfie Sticks:  Amazon

Champagne gummy bears: Sugarfina

Dot champagne glasses: Hobby Lobby

Dot ice bucket

If you’re an Atlanta bride-to-be, or have any other questions about our wedding feel free to reach out! I’d be happy to help 🙂 Thank you all for following along on my #JourneytoJohn

 

xo Amanda John

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6 Comments

  1. November 7, 2016 / 1:57 pm

    Absolutely lovely! Thank you for allowing Brushworx Hair & Makeup to be a part of your new beginning! xo Christine Pay co-founder Brushworx

  2. May 30, 2017 / 12:23 pm

    How beautiful!! I'm getting married this September, and have completely fallen in love with the getting ready robe you wore so fabulously here and need it for my wedding morning. Question though – due to the sheer back, were you able to wear undergarments or a slip underneath? I don't want to take away from the beauty of the robe, but also don't want any mistaken flashing to occur! I hope you don't mind my asking 🙂

    • May 30, 2017 / 11:21 pm

      I wore sticky boobs and ivory hanky pankies, but nude would probably be better 🙂 You could also try a nude slip underneath if it matches your skin color well. I purchased the matching lingerie but it didn't work underneath. Congratulations by the way!

    • June 2, 2017 / 6:30 pm

      Good idea! However I'm nearly as pale as you and typically have to really search for the correct nude color, lol #palegirlproblems

      Thanks so much, this is very helpful info!

    • June 2, 2017 / 7:11 pm

      Haha, I know that struggle! I hope you find a solution!

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