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Capitol Wedding: Shannon & Jeremy’s Purple Fairy Tale Wedding at Murray Hill in Leesburg, VA

Today’s Washington, DC area wedding feature is somewhat dreamlike and totally fairy tale inspired.  Shannon & Jeremy used a mix of rustic details with shades of purple to create a stunning wedding at the gorgeous, historic Murray Hill in Leesburg, VA.  The entire wedding was captured by Softbox Media Photography [submitted via Two Bright Lights].

Shannon & Jeremy’s Rustic, Fairy Tale Wedding at Murray Hill in Leesburg, VA.


Floral Designer:  Twinbrook Floral Design
Caterer: Savoire Fare
Event Planner: A Sweet Soiree
Dress Designer:  Galina Signature
Equipment Rentals:  Capital Party Rentals
Event Venue:  Murray Hill

About the couple:

He’s a Caps fan from VA, she’s a Pen’s fan from Pittsburgh but they don’t let that get in the way of their love! In fact, they even celebrate it!

The wedding was a the gorgeous historic Murray Hill in Leesburg, VA and Courtney of A Sweet Soiree really helped them to roll out some amazing details.

Perhaps my favorite part of the ceremony was the Oathing Stone. The bride and groom and guests were all given stones to hold. In Celtic tradition, you hold these stones during the ceremony and all your well wishes for the couple are said to permeate the stone.

At the end, you deposit them in a beautiful urn for the couple to take home with them where they’ll be surrounded by all the love and prayers of their guests for their married lives!

^love this unique wedding ceremony idea!

Click inside for the rest of this beautiful fairy tale inspired Leesburg, VA wedding by Softbox Media Photography!

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Lindsey & Andrew’s Merriweather Manor Wedding in Leesburg, VA

Today’s rustic wedding feature comes to us from Carmen Wang Photography (via Two Bright Lights). Lindsey & Andrew had a beautiful, purple wedding at Merriweather Manor in Leesburg, VA.

I think my favorite shot is this first one – I love the contrast between a couple in their fancy wedding attire, with a dilapidated, rusted out vintage truck:

Lindsey & Andrew’s Merriweather Manor Wedding in Leesburg, VA

Leesburg is just the quintessential Northern Virginia town to have a wedding ~ the beautiful farmscapes, the gorgeous vintage venues – if it wasn’t so gosh far far from NE DC, I might actually go there more often!

Carmen agrees:

Merriweather is limitless in regarding getting great bridal shots with meadow, wood fence, winding trails, barn house, and a rusty old truck. The shots taken there are so romantic and timeless.

On their first look:

Lindsey and Andrew decided to see each other before the ceremony to have intimate moment together. Andrew waited in a nice and quiet garden, Lindsey walked toward him and tapped his shoulder from behind. Andrew turned around and saw his gorgeous bride with her beautiful dress. The love between them is so inspiring!

Click inside for the rest of Lindsey & Andrew’s Leesburg, VA wedding at Merriweather Manor!

Julie & Ryan’s Romantic, Rustic Leesburg Virginia Wedding

Well you saw the sneak peak yesterday, and now I have the beautiful pictures and details … and later I will have the emotionally charged and just absolutely stunning wedding video to share with you!! Aw here it goes (name that ’90s TV show reference…)

Julie & Ryan got married at the Merriweather Manor in Leesburg VA this past September. This beautiful, vintage affair was masterfully captured by Washington, DC wedding photographer, Tara K Foto. The wedding video (which I am seriously insanely excited to get to feature) that you will see this afternoon, was a collaboration between Tara’s photography business and her fiance’s film studio, Sebastien Tobler Films. More on that later …

A bit about Julie & Ryan:

This gorgeous couple actually met in high school (we all know how I feel about high school sweethearts :) and are very laid back and love the outdoors. They have traveled all over the world and had guests from all over attend their wedding day (including Guatemala & Canada)!

Tara also shared that both their families were just so full of laughter, especially on the wedding day. This is totally evident in the photos!

Whoa, the Merriweather Manor is a seriously beautiful, Virginia wedding venue!

Julie’s vintage, lace wedding dress is gorgeous.

Yes! I love simple hairpieces on brides!

Just look at that lace gown and with the ribbon around the center? Just beautiful!

And there are those laughs Tara told us about!!!

Click inside for the rest of this beautiful, vintage manor wedding in Leesburg, VA.

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