Happy Tuesday! We hope you had a lovely holiday weekend! Yesterday may have been the unofficial end to summer, but we are still holding on tight over here! Athena and Ray’s wedding in Virginia has everything a summer affair needs. A beautiful outdoor setting, a ton of gorgeous florals and a set of DIY (by the groom!) stationery that will knock your socks off. Soak in all the summer pretty while you can! And, don’t forget to join us later this morning to see more from their sweet summer wedding captured by Spence Photographics and planned by Pretty Entertaining.

Virginia Wedding Gown (1) Virginia Wedding Gown (2)

From Athena: We wanted a classic, timeless wedding. The majority of the vintage decor came from Ray’s grandparents who frequented auctions. It was really special to be able to use some of their things in our wedding. We went with a very classic color scheme (white, green, and navy). Most of the inspiration came from Pinterest (of course!), but I wanted to make sure that it was still unique and not the typical Pinterest wedding.

Virginia Wedding Bridal Accessories

Virginia Wedding White Bridal Party Bouquets

Virginia Wedding Pre Ceremony Cocktails

Virginia Wedding Groom Getting Ready

Virginia Wedding Groomsmen Getting Ready

Virginia Wedding First Look (1) Virginia Wedding First Look (2)

Virginia Wedding First Look (3)

Virginia Wedding Portraits (4) Virginia Wedding Portraits (5)

Virginia Wedding Outdoor Ceremony Decor Virginia Wedding Ceremony Program

Virginia Wedding Black Flower Girl Dress Virginia Wedding Whitehall Manor (1)

Virginia Wedding Whitehall Manor (2) Virginia Wedding Portraits (1)

Virginia Wedding Portraits (2)

Virginia Wedding Portraits (3)

Thank you so much Athena and Ray for sharing your wedding ceremony with us! Be sure to come back later this morning to see their reception. The following Washington DC area wedding professionals contributed to their wedding:

Venue: Historic Whitehall Manor
Officiant: Chris Popple
Photography: Spence Photographics
Videography: Dolce Studio Films
Wedding Planner: Pretty Entertaining
Floral Design: Candlelight Floral Designs
Stationery: Sidemind Creations
Bridal Attire: The Bridal Boutique
Veil: Ellie Lane
Shoes: David’s Bridal
Hair: Holly Tolino
Makeup: Jordan Winn
Bridesmaids’ Attire: The Bridal Boutique
Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse
Music: Entertainment with Class
Linens: Luxury Linen Loft
Catering: Historic Whitehall Manor
Cake: Ed’s Country Bakery
Transportation: Haymarket Transportation

For more vendors, please visit our Washington DC area wedding vendor guide and for even more local ideas visit our wedding inspiration galleries or check out our other Washington DC area real wedding features.

Photo Credits: Spence Photographics

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