Nashville North Carolina Wedding

In Nashville – North Carolina, of course – there’s a venue steeped in old Southern charm called the Rose Hill Plantation. This picturesque estate features an 18th-century manor house and is listed on the Historic Register of Deeds. The relaxed atmosphere, refinement, and first-class amenities were exactly what Sallie and Charles were looking for on their special day. The two met under quite scary circumstances. As Sallie was enjoying a day at the river with her friends, a nearby man fell and needed help, to which Charlie, a freshly-minted EMT sprang into action to save the day. The rest, as they say, is history.

A Southern Soiree helped them to plan an incredibly gorgeous and bright wedding at the classic venue.

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Sallie wore a sweet A-line gown with lace details around the neckline. Her hair featured a darling braid at the front while the rest of her long brown locks hung down under a veil. She carried a brightly colored bouquet, which enlivened the day forecasted to be a washout.

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Charlie, dressed in a gray suit with a brown bow tie, met with his bride before the ceremony. The groom held hands with his bride around a corner and exchanged letters.

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The bridesmaids all looked radiant in short bright blue dresses and gold shoes. Even the flower girls couldn’t contain their excitement.

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Charlie and his groomsmen certainly made a handsome bunch. Every guy was dressed similarly to Charlie, except they all wore bright blue bow ties.

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After a couple of photos of the bride and groom, the entire gang gathered on the surprise fire engine Sallie’s family supplied as the getaway car.

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The raining weather didn’t stop the couple from having a warm and luminous ceremony. Inside, the ceremony space was fashioned around the fireplace, which was decorated with an abundant array of flowers and greenery. It was truly a splendid scene.

Sallie was escorted down the aisle to her awaiting groom and the two exchanged vows in front of family and friends.

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They sealed their vows with an emotional kiss and couldn’t wait to be pronounced husband and wife.

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After the ceremony, guests mingled in the Great Room for cocktail hour.

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The reception took place in Nathan Hall, a gorgeous ballroom that was outfitted with colorful florals, lace fabrics, and rustic décor.

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Decorated with wooden slabs, baby’s breath, and candlelight, the charming dessert table offered guests an assortment of treats.

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Sallie switched up her look for her first dance with Charlie. She removed her veil, pinned up her hair, and added a floral hairpiece - perfect for gliding around the room.

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There wasn’t a shortage of fun at the reception as guests danced the night away.

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While the guys rolled up their slacks for a laugh, the ladies didn’t waste the chance to catch the bride’s bouquet.

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As the couple made their way out, guests lined the driveway amid a glow of sparklers. Sallie even changed into a short white dress to make her exit.

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Check out their wedding video:

Photographer:  Krystal Kast Photographers// Event Planner: a southern soiree// Cinema and Video: Oak City Films// Event Venue: Rose Hill Plantation