modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay15_low

Images: Hannah Hudson Photography

Still snowed in over here Romancers. Andy is currently (attempting) digging our car out so we can make a desperately needed food store run. For today I have a gorgeous, modern & intimate DC wedding for you – which I’m not going to lie, is part awesome wedding and part awesome interior design inspiration. This house (the exposed brick! the modern furniture!) is GORGEOUS with it’s open loft feel, and modern/clean aesthetic. For the bride & groom, it was the perfect venue for their 60-person wedding. We’ve got all the deets below! Happy Tuesday.

2016-01-26_0003 modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay2_low 2016-01-26_0001

We did a very intimate, 60 person wedding and cocktail style reception at an open loft space in Georgetown. We chose this space because it was reflective of our aesthetic: modern and clean. It also paired well with our all neutral palette and provided both indoor and outdoor functionality.

2016-01-26_0002 modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay31_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay30_low

Jay’s children (Gabby, 15, and Adin, 12,) were our “Best People,” with my sister, Courtney, as the Maid of Honor. I walked down a makeshift aisle to Coldplay. Our ceremony was short and sweet, yet deeply personal, with guests physically encircled around us. The energy was palpable. We wrote our own vows; I went playful, he went sentimental.

modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay14_low


We went minimal on flowers and opted for candles instead, which created just the right amount of soft glow throughout the space. Warm…beautiful…poignant…ridiculously fun…we followed no format but our own. This made for a wedding that was in no way the typical norm, as evidenced by people literally saying that they’d never seen anything like it (which, to a girl like me, is as fine a compliment as they come).

2016-01-26_0004 modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay41_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay1_low

We had amazing eats including a gourmet mac n’ cheese bar that people are STILL talking about. We didn’t do cake; we put out a fishbowl full of Ferrero Rocher (our favorite candy) instead. Guests could order the “Carrie” or the “Jay” as a signature drink (naturally, mine was a fizzy concoction and his was bourbon based), and we capped off the evening with late night eats including grilled cheese and sliders.

modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay47_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay48_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay64_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay66_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay71_low modern intimate dc wedding pictures venue_Photography_HannahHudsonPhotographyCarrieandJay62_low

1 comment

  1. Hi There!
    I am wondering what the venue is for Carrie & Jay’s modern private Georgetown wedding? It looks so pretty!
    Thanks in advance for any info!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *