A Stunning Winery Vow Renewal
We had the pleasure of being a vendor at DC's Big Fake Wedding–a wedding expo that doubled as a vow renewal! All the vendor’s came together to create a magical experience for the bride, groom, and all the attendees. Get inspired from all our awesome work!
The inspiration for the vow renewal was a "blackberry farm" aesthetic: a mixture of light berry hues, natural textures, and classic elegance. A beautiful take on a whimsical summer wedding. It was the perfect balance of airy, rustic elements & graceful southern charm.
The bride’s gown was provided by our favorite local dress maker, Grace + Ivory. Completely made-to-order gowns for kickass brides (and…they’re super affordable!) - you def need to check them out!
The venue, Stone Tower Winery, was just as stunning as the bride! Look at that view 🥰
When we found out the event was going to be held at Stone Tower Winery, we knew we wanted to celebrate such a stunning venue in our invitation designs! 🤩 We created our signature, laser cut back pocket with the winery's iconic barn and rows upon rows of grape vines.
Keeping with the blackberry farm aesthetic, we mixed sophisticated, modern typography with rustic watercolor illustrations. The main invitation was blind embossed with blackberries and the text was letterpresses in gold ink. We hand painted a watercolor envelope liner and wine glass illustrations.
Instead of a traditional details card, we created a menu card for a wine-loving couple! Instead of just choosing your entreé, you can be a true sommelier and instead choose your preferred glass of vino, expertly paired with the perfect meal choice.
And of course we had to make it lux by letterpressing all the cards! Each card was also edged in the same champagne gold ink.
We used double thick, cotton paper to get this plush letterpress impression. #swoon
Sealing it off, a matte white wax seal with a custom blackberry illustration.
The Watering Tin not only looked adorable but had amazing mocktails!
One piece of inspiration can turn into a million different ideas! #classicmodern
Each table setting is completely unique. Some pulled soft berry tones accented with natural wood and gold, while others used dark purples and reds accented by amber glass and greenery.
We can attest that all the food was as good as it looks!
And…of course we had to show off our amazing portfolio of work.
Check out all the other amazing vendors listed below!
Band: East Coast Entertainment | Bridal Accessories: Little Things Borrowed | Bridesmaid Dresses: Deja Vu Boutique | Catering: A La Carte Catering | Ceremony Musician: Rock Creek Strings | Cupcakes: Cupcakes The Galleria | Day-of Coordinator + Table 1,9: Rose & Lily Events | Desserts: Natasha's Just Brittle | Event Rentals: Signature Event Rentals | Floral + Event Design (Cake Backdrop + Tables 2, 10): Colorfully Yours Weddings & Events | Floral + Event Design (Ceremony Backdrop + Personal Flowers + Tables 3, 11): West Virjeni | Floral + Event Design (Flower Wall): ikamCreate Design & Rental Service | Floral + Event Design: Head Table + Tables 4, 12: The Garden Studio | Floral + Event Design (Registration Table + Tables 6, 14): Alison Nicole Events + Design | Floral + Event Design (Table 7): Vintage Affairs | Floral + Event Design (Tables 8, 15): Event Studio | Hair: The Stylist Abroad | Hotel: Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles | Invitations: Type A Invitations | Invitations: Blithe & Blue | Jewelry: LEL Jewelry | Live Painter: Cheri Miller Bridal | Makeup: Laura Henderson Makeup | Marshmallow Favors: Malvi Mallow | Men's Wedding Band Home Try-On: Hitched | Menswear: Deja Vu Boutique | Mocktail Bar: The Watering Tin Mobile Bar | Photobooth: Signature Event Rentals | Photography: Chelsea Blanch Photography | Photography: Mikaela Marie Photography | Photography: Stefanie Kamerman Photography | Pie Bar: Cakes by Happy Eatery | Signage: Raise Your Words Lettering | Smile Enhancement: Shenandoah Orthodontics | Transportation: Reston Limousine | Venue: Stone Tower Winery | Videographer: Sloane Prince | Vintage Rentals: Vintage Affairs | Wedding Cake: Killa Cakes | Wedding Day Map: Rachel Kapisak | Wedding Dress: Grace + Ivory