Sarah and Jonathan

Sarah and Jonathan were married last month at Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville, NC.  The bridal party started off the big day getting ready in the beautiful house at Rose Hill.  Sarah provided her attendants with a lovely floral robe to wear while getting their hair and makeup done, and Jonathan and his groomsmen relaxed in the ‘man’s’ den while playing pool.

It was the perfect day for Sarah and Jonathan’s outdoor ceremony overlooking the lake, and they had a really unique guest book idea.  They selected a special “wishing” stone, and as guests arrived they were welcomed by Jonathan’s groomsmen and asked to write a personal message on the stone, giving Sarah and Jonathan their best marriage advice.  Justin Hoke, the guitarist, played beautiful prelude music as guests continued to the ceremony site to find their seats.  Sarah and Jonathan spoke their vows under the gazebo, which was beautifully dressed by English Garden.  After the ceremony, guests were able to enjoy the beautiful weather outside during the cocktail hour on the patio of Nathan Hall.

The ballroom was filled with personal touches from Sarah and Jonathan.  Instead of simple table numbers, Sarah and Jonathan named each table after famous television and movie couples.  They also provided a different take on the candy bar concept; they filled the center of the room with a large gold tree and placed the jars of delicious candy all around the bottom. It was truly a statement piece for the room!

Thank you to F8 Photo Studios for capturing these amazing images!

The beautiful Rose Hill Plantation!

The beautiful Rose Hill Plantation!

Love the pop of color in Sarah's shoes :)

Love the pop of color in Sarah’s shoes 🙂

Don't these robes look comfy to get ready in?

Don’t these robes look comfy to get ready in?

Sarah's mom and bridesmaids helping her get ready. Isn't she gorgeous!

Sarah’s mom and bridesmaids helping her get ready. Isn’t she gorgeous!

Jonathan and his guys hanging out before the ceremony in the man cave!

Jonathan and his guys hanging out before the ceremony in the man cave!

This bouquet for Sarah by English Garden is absolutely stunning!

This bouquet for Sarah by English Garden is absolutely stunning!

Of course the guys had to match!

Of course the guys had to match!

Love when brides decide to add a personal touch to their bouquet!

Love when brides decide to add a personal touch to their bouquet!

Such a sweet blind first look!

Such a sweet blind first look!

This floral piece was the  perfect touch to the ceremony gazebo.

This floral piece was the perfect touch to the ceremony gazebo.

Advice rocks!

Advice rocks!

Love this moment between Sarah and her dad!

Love this moment between Sarah and her dad!

Beautiful ceremony!

Beautiful ceremony!

Famous TV and Movie couples the bride and groom love!

Famous TV and Movie couples the bride and groom love!

These taller centerpieces were a perfect addition to the ballroom.

These taller centerpieces were a perfect addition to the ballroom.

Candy Bar!

Candy Bar!

Cake from Dream Cake Artistry

Cake from Dream Cake Artistry

Congratulations Sarah and Jonathan!

Congratulations Sarah and Jonathan!

Vendors:

Venue: Rose Hill Plantation

Photographer – F8 Photo Studios

Florist – English Garden

Ceremony Music – Justin Hoke

DJ – Island Sound

Baker – Dream Cake Artistry

Hair and Makeup – Margo Williams