| The Farlow Wedding @ The Hardeman Sams House |
It is said that rain on your wedding is good luck, and will symbolize all the tears you will not shed during your marriage. If that is the case this couple should have the happiest marriage on the planet. Unforeseen storms forced a planned outdoor, gazebo wedding, to be pushed inside and we turned this antique arched window into the makeshift altar area. Since this was an older historic home the challenge was finding a room big enough to hold all of the guests and wide enough to have some kind of an aisle, and this room was the only option, so the window was the prettiest feature. For a quick fix on the fly with less than an hour to spare I feel proud of what we were able to accomplish with twisting grapevine and small floral sprays meant for a garden gazebo onto this window frame. In fact the rain drizzling down the window in the background was really very pretty, in an ethereal way. The bride’s bouquet consisted of deep red dahlias, black baccara roses and burgundy hypericum berries, collared with galax leaves. For the side candle operas we added large purple garden Hydrangea, Larkspur, Belles or Ireland, lime green cushion mums and Black Baccara roses. Throughout the house on various mantles and vases arrangements filled with Belles of Ireland and Purple Larkspur to create dramatic hight. For the table centerpieces we used silver mint julep cup of purple garden Hydrangea, lime green Hypercium berries, and Black Baccara roses.