7 Celebrations to Inspire your Winter Wedding. From a Christmas Eve elopement in Vermont to snowy shores of a lake to Switzerland, winter is a magical time of year to get married! “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell
10 Celebrations to Inspire your Elopement. Every elopement is so unique. I am particularly grateful to document these intimate occasions and be included and celebrate with my couples. “There really were many factors that went into why we decided to elope. Ultimately it just felt right for us. Being able to focus on each other, our commitment to each other, and just enjoying the company of each other on this special day was amazing. I will cherish how I felt on that day forever.” – Jessica
Thirst Coconut Water is based in Burlington, Vermont and produces one of the most refreshing beverages around! I actually drank this coconut water the morning after our wedding, when I was feeling a bit depleted after staying up into the small hours of the morning, and it absolutely revived me! “We get our coconut water from Brazil and freeze it the day it is harvested so it maintains the thirst quenching delicious qualities we love so much about it!” – Liz
Hannah & Ross’s intimate fall wedding at Starry Night Cafe in Ferrisburgh, Vermont was full of personal touches and nods to mythology, the Lord of the Rings, and the beauty of the Vermont landscape. “What mattered to us was having a really great day that we’d always remember and closing it out with good food, drink and friends!” – Hannah & Ross
This editorial was a dream! Lead by Jaclyn Watson Events, each vendor came together with a shared vision to create a chic modern wedding inspiration. The design of the editorial was based on a neutral palette, with a focus on black and dark gray as one of the main shades. A mix of dried florals, dyed florals (including the palm frond), and delicate blooms perfectly represented that mix of modern and chic style we wanted to explore.
Gussie & Connor married on a gorgeous September day at her family’s home in South Hero, Vermont. The elegant wedding was full of luscious florals, fantastic speeches and beautiful moments. “I would have to say the most special moment of the day for me was taking the sunset pictures out on the rocks. All my nerves were gone and it was the first moment where Gussie and I were alone since being married!” – Connor
7 Sessions to inspire your engagement or pre-wedding session. An engagement or pre-wedding session is a fantastic way to celebrate your love! Once you’ve booked your session with me, we will chat about what places and spaces you connect with as a couple, and then we will come up with a plan for the day! I travel all over for my work, so I’m happy to plan a session abroad, at a gorgeous waterfall, NYC, the place you first met or anywhere that is exciting to you!
Alana & Kyler’s summer engagement session at the Rose Gardens at Elizabeth Park in Hartford, Connecticut was full of bountiful florals. “There are over 15,000 rose bushes and 800 varieties of old and new roses in the garden. Featured are hybrid tea, climbers, hybrid perpetual, and floribunda, shrub, and pillar roses, among others.”
Ryan & Leah married on a fall day in Shelburne, Vermont. They hosted an intimate gathering at Ryan’s family home, with Vermont Tent Company supplying a beautiful sailcloth tent and decor and to create an amazing backyard wedding. Leah got ready at Hotel Vermont in Burlington, before meeting up with Ryan at historic Shelburne Farms. “As soon as we said “I do” and put the rings on each other’s hand we both felt an overwhelming sense of happiness. At that point, we felt like we could really celebrate our life together.” – Ryan & Leah
Jesse & Aidan married on a beautiful fall day at The Old Lantern Inn & Barn in Charlotte, Vermont. “I felt quite emotional throughout the whole day but think the ceremony was the most emotional part of the day for me. Sharing such intimate words and promises with one another while in the presence of the human beings we love and cherish most was so powerful and moving.” – Jesse
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Growing up in Vermont, a love for the Fall season is baked into my identity. I’m sharing 14 celebrations to inspire your fall wedding!
A neutral palette, with a focus on black and dark gray as one of the main shades.