Get ready for a heavy dose of gold and glam in the second half of Katherine and Jordan’s metallic wedding in Virginia. (Did you check out their outdoor wedding ceremony and trailer video yet!?) Laura of Events in the City helped pull together all these incredible details perfectly captured by David Abel Photography. From the gorgeous metallic linens to the all-white centerpieces, I honestly couldn’t pick a favorite if you asked me to!
From Katherine: My favorite memory from the wedding (aside from getting married to my husband) was seeing my reception room for the first time. It was a long year and half with our wedding planner and making decisions. She really took my ideas and made them better than I ever could have imagined! She took us into the room before anybody else could touch it, and that moment I was overwhelmed with tears. It was SO beautiful, far beyond what I ever could have imagined.
At our wedding we had a traditional Ukrainian Korovai. The Korovai, is a traditional bread, that is baked only under certain conditions, to be given to the bride and groom. The Korovai represents community, the birds (baked with dough) represent the couple, and the adornments represent family and friend.
Katherine’s wedding planning advice to other DC-area couples:
My best advice I can give to people planning a wedding is this, this is YOUR day. Don’t let anybody tell you how to do your day. Be kind and respectful to those with opinions, but do what is best for you and your future spouse. You don’t get this day back, and you want to make sure you do it as you both would like, not what everybody else wants you to do.
Thank you so much Katherine and Jordan for sharing your wedding ceremony with us! The following Washington DC area wedding professionals contributed to their wedding:
Venue: Lansdowne Resort
Officiant: Wed by Design 4 U
Photography: David Abel Photography
Videographer: Josh Fowler Cinematography
Wedding Planner: Laura, Events in the City
Ceremony Music: Sage String Quartet
Stationery: Say Hello Designs
Floral Design: Brookhill Florist
Rentals and Linens: DC Rental
Lighting: Frost Lighting Co.
DJ: DJ Taylor Haycox
Hair + Make Up: Claudine Fay
Bridal Hair: Amanda, ROY Hair Salon Day Spa
Cake: Christine McDaniel
Favors: Pie Sisters
Bridal Attire: Jim Hjelm from Kleinfeld Bridal
Bridal Shoes: Betsey Johnson
Veil: Kleinfeld Bridal
Bridesmaids Attire: Watters
Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Jos. A. Banks
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Photo Credits: David Abel Photography