Olivia and Nick’s Great Marsh Estate wedding was one of the most special weddings to date! The day started with Olivia getting ready in the bridal suite upstairs, where she got her hair and make up done surrounded by all her bridesmaids. Nick was in the basement getting ready with all the groomsmen, putting on tuxedos, and drinking their special drink of the day. As soon as they were ready we did a first look with the bridesmaids, followed by a first look with Olivia and her dad. Then we went outside for Brad and Olivia’s first look to the left of the ceremony site by the hedges.
Once we did the first look and their portraits we headed out to the gravel road for the bridal party photos and lots of candids. The theme of this wedding was super colorful and playful. For the ceremony and reception, Olivia and Nick hired live music and a live band. The ceremony was in on the line right outside great marsh estate and then they had a cocktail hour in front of the estate. After cocktail hour we are headed to the barn for a candle lit and light blue and pink pastel colored reception. The reception started with the bridal party entrance followed by the first dance and then a lot of speeches. One of the best things about Great Marsh Estate is the barn size, Olivia and Nick had an entire head table and still had plenty of room for all of their guests. It is also very easy for all guests to see the person speaking from anywhere in the reception space.
After all the speeches Olivia and Nick started their dinner service and then also had some fun snacks and desserts outside on the patio along with a fire pit. They ended the night with the lights dimmed and everyone on the dance floor dancing and singing along to the live band.
// Vendors: Venue: Great Marsh Estate, Planner: Eight Seven Events, Dress: Isabel Bridal, Veil: Carines Bridal, Jewelry: Untamed Petals
Great Marsh Estate Wedding photos captured by Virginia Wedding Photographer Samia: