Nathan & Karol’s DIY, Vintage Travel-Inspired Virginia Wedding

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  • March 21, 2013

Ohhhh man this vintage travel inspired Virginia wedding from An Endless Pursuit is a good one. The bride’s vintage hair & makeup, birdcage veil, DIY map paper roses, lavender boutonnieres … and SO MUCH MORE!

The only thing that could possibly make this feature better? Is the fact that I have the amazing wedding video from Friends With Cameras that I get to share too. It’s no secret that I am such a fangirl when it comes to Jason’s wedding videos, and I just feel like ti SO perfectly compliments An Endless Pursuit‘s stunning images.

Karol & Nathan poured their heart and love of traveling into this wedding and set at the Woodend Sanctuary in the Fall? I mean, it just doesn’t get much better.

Karol & Nathan’s Vintage, Travel Inspired Northern Virginia Wedding

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Vendors:

Photographer: An Endless Pursuit | Hair Stylist:  Bridal Artistry| Caterer: 42 Degrees Catering| Event Planner:  Bella Notte | Reception Venue:  Woodend Sanctuary| Cinema and Video:  Friends With Cameras| Cake Designer:  Fancy Cakes by Leslie| DJ:  JG Entertainment| Makeup Artist:  Marie Jilson MUA | Etsy Designer:  SparkVites| Submitted: Two Bright Lights

First, the wedding video – because the shots from the first look WILL MAKE YOU CRY (in a good way!!!)

Nathan and Karol from Jason Stewart on Vimeo.

About the couple and their vintage travel theme:

Nathan and Karol chose a vintage, travel-inspired wedding as much of their relationship was built on traveling with a long distance relationship. They both loved the fall and had begun their relationship in the crisp air and falling leaves of an Auburn autumn so an October wedding was a no-brainer. From the s’mores kits, programs and signs, and lavender toss to the handmade bouquets made of maps, every tiny detail had a personal meaning.

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LOVE these DIY boutonnieres ~ lavender wrapped in lace and a paper rose from a map for the groomsmen!

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Click inside for the rest of the stunning images from Karol & Nathan’s vintage travel themed wedding at the Woodend Sanctuary in Virginia. Images by An Endless Pursuit.

From the Bride:

When we thought “vintage travel theme” we both agreed on details like our cake sitting on a suitcase, the card display framed by a map, and stationary that had travel elements subtly placed throughout.

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The lavender came from a trip Nathan and I took to a lavender field in the Virginia countryside – I just had to incorporate it into the wedding somehow.

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I wanted the reception to be fun, intimate, and romantic so I used DIY lace votives and Manzanita branches with hanging candles to accomplish that.

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Our stationary designer had surprised us by sending a poster version of our love story (which we had previously used for our invitations) and we framed and displayed this at the venue.

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 We were so blessed to have all our family and friends travel to be with us on our wedding day and just wanted everyone to be comfortable and have a good time.

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Congratulations Nathan & Karol! Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful, vintage travel inspired, Woodend Sanctuary wedding with us! A special thanks again to An Endless Pursuit and Two Bright Lights for making this Virginia wedding feature possible!

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