Jennifer and Terrance were married at River Road Presbyterian Church on October 17th of last year. The evening brought with it an unseasonable cold snap as the party moved from the church to the Blomendaal House at Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. Sam and I felt like we had to explain to out of town guests, many visiting from the couple’s home base of New York City, that its not usually this cold in Richmond in the fall, its usually pleasant as punch, we swear! Most brides would have been devastated by the weather given the outdoor evening venue but not Jen: she threw off her jacket and stayed warm the old fashion way by darting from table to table to greet her guests and dancing the night away. Wall flowers weren’t going to survive the frost so her guests followed her lead and turned the event into a massive dance party!
I loved the unique and preppy combination of navy, bright pink and ivory for the day’s details:
While waiting to board the trolley, I saw an opportunity for an impromptu artsy bridal portrait and asked Jen to model on the second floor of the church. I can’t decide whether I like the color or black and white version better: