Amy & Hank

Ever thine

Ever mine

Ever ours

Just a few simple (but powerful) words when it comes to love. Amy and Hank knew quickly their love was real. Raw. And most importantly genuine. Their love grew when they started attending church together and the rest… was history. They have known each other for years… attending weddings of mutual friends and hung out at local charity functions…. the list goes on. Amy fell in love with Hank’s good humor, warm heart and great character. She knew he was the one. Hank always knew Amy was a catch. He even tried to ‘capture’ her heart one day offering to bring her cupcake holders for a fundraiser she was helping. The simple things. This day, Amy and Hank wanted a day filled with love, all their friends and family and of course lots of laughter…

A catch.

A veil is always a good idea.

The beautiful wedding morning scenery.

Little Zoe, equally beautiful in her pale grey JCREW dress.

Classic beauty. You are.

Their first look.


BRIDE’S GETTING READY location:    Private gardens of Sandra & Leon H.

CEREMONY:    First Presbyterian Church, Hazard, Kentucky

RECEPTION:    Hazard Country Club, Hazard, Kentucky

WEDDING DRESS:    Allure, Ruth’s Bridal, Lexington, Kentucky

BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES: Bill Levkoff, Ruth’s Bridal, Lexington, Kentucky


GUITARIST:    Luke Davis


FLORISTS:    Heather Francis

CATERING:    4 Star Catering 606.634.3285

CAKE:     Teresa Caudill

DJ:    Brent Boothe

HAIR:    Jessica Spurlock, Cut Ups

MAKEUP:    Jemma Domenica

GROOM’s TUX:     Dion’s

GREY CHUCKS: Journey’s

RENTALS:    SPE Rentals, Lee Ann McIntyre

Amy & Hank: THANK YOU so much for the great honor of being your wedding photographer! We couldn’t have been any luckier to witness such great love, humor, and the warmest welcome from family and friends. Our best wishes to many more years of laughter and blessings.

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Jeanie & Daniel { Romantic Rehearsal Dinner}

When I saw you

I fell in love, and

you smiled

because you knew.

- William Shakespeare

 Jeanie and Daniel were amongst their closest family and friends one cool summer day in August… who came from afar to celebrate their union Kentucky Style. Horses, bourbon and touch of romantic, vintage glamour they were all decked out in the fanciest dresses, fascinators, and bow ties : )

Their wedding weekend began at the Woodford Reserve, a setting truly ‘horse country’ and bourbon making. They chose the site as a treat to their distinguished guests to tour and enjoy. They wanted an outdoor garden feel for their dinner gathering but also knew what Kentucky weather was like. Unpredictable. So, a clear tent was the perfect idea for their ‘garden’ vision. Emma, the groom’s mother had big dreams of a vintage themed event with lace, pearls, cream and blush. Old books, antique tea roses and cut glass vases came to mind as she researched for hours online. Yes, pinterest was largely to blame. For months Emma kept a folder with dreams, ideas and to do lists. She made ‘DIY’  framed pictures of the lovely couple to bring touch of personal to the tablescape. Multiple pillar and tea candles added to the warmth and romance of the event. Other ‘soft’ elements were nude table linens, sashes and ivory lace. Everything hard and harsh at the Dryer House was covered and draped. Bolts of cream and blush stretch fabric were used to make garlands.. carefully draping the black iron rails. No detail was overlooked. All these came together with the help (and magic hands) of Doug Smith and Glenn Blind of Doug Smith Designs and Events. Perfectly placed florals, bows and settings, everything came together more perfectly than Emma had imagined. Her dream of a warm and inviting but ‘from years gone by’ event came true. An appetizer to a spectacular wedding weekend.

Jeanie and Daniel seeing everything for the first time…

Emma has collected vintage tea cups since her own wedding day.

Keeping with the southern charm of Kentucky, the guest tables were named after famous bourbons, instead of traditional table numbers.

 Jeanie sparkled in her Parker beaded and feathered dress, perfect for dancing the night away. Here with her is Rachel, her Maid of Honor, in a Sue Wong creation. Oh how I love these fabulous dresses!! These designs exudes sensuous Hollywood glamour and the mystery and romance of Paris. They’re made of soft silk… hand-beaded and embroidered with art deco lines and swirls. Jeanie and Rachel chose a classic silhouette with a flirtatious hemline.

Emma’s three sons with Jeanie.


EVENT PLANNER   Emma McCormack (Mother of Groom)

EVENT STYLIST  Doug Smith Designs & Events (Doug Smith and Glenn Blind) 859-494-2209

FLORALS   Doug Smith Designs & Events (Doug Smith and Glenn Blind) 859-494-2209

SWEETS & DESSERTS     Martine’s Pastries

MUSIC   Ken Davis

VENUE    The Woodford Reserve, Dryer Room

RENTALS   Chattanooga Tent Company


BRIDE’s SHOES   Betsey Johnson

HEAD PIECE   Beholden


EMMA    Vintage tea cups , old books, homemade frames, swag garland, tulle table skirt

{ xo }

Jane & Kenny

Come away with me

~ Norah Jones

Please enjoy Jane and Kenny’s wedding SLIDESHOW by clicking HERE.

{ XO }

Pensacola Beach

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Jane & Kenny { Ashley Inn B&B }

i feel you whisper

across the sea

They met across the seas…. finding each other in the most unexpected place. At a rowing club. They rowed, flirted, played, and traveled and finally Kenny asked the MOST important 4 words…. Jane could not refuse. She smiled and whispered… a yes. They married across the Atlantic ocean in February and now in Kentucky. Not a detail spared! Jane got to plan two weddings and second time around, she dreamed of a romantic feat with Kentucky (horse country) accents. With a new dress by couture bridal designer Stephanie Allin, she glowed and wowed her US family (and her groom!) and friends. Soft shades of lavender, blush and pale blue were accents throughout her day… from the pretty lavender ‘grecian-like’ bridesmaid’s gowns to the whimsical, mix matched table settings at her reception at Ashley Inn Bed and Breakfast. Pretties aside, the day started off unusually wet and mild for a SUMMER Kentucky wedding. She must have brought LONDON with her because it rained all day prior and on the wedding day! Luckily with a little prayer, the skies cleared for some glorious sunshine during the outdoor ceremony AND pictures!! Indeed a prosperous day!

At Ashley Inn, we chose the TARA room for Jane’s getting ready. It’s soft blues and posh details complimented everything Jane had in mind for her romantic day. The light was insanely beautiful and I could not have dreamed of a more perfect room to feel and look pretty in.

Jane and Kenny chose these unique handmade wedding rings by Ruth Tomlinson.

I adore these delicate necklaces the girls wore. Soft pearl and leaf design by Luxedeluxe at Etsy.

I couldn’t help but to explore a little at Ashley Inn. I found some old classics in their library, a perfect perch and accent for Jane and Kenny’s details.

Kenny is no slouch when it comes to dressing. Carefully chosen pieces by Ted baker and Duchamp were just the tip of the ice. His handmade, bespoke Buday shoes paired well with the GRAY suit he chose for this special occasion.

Yes, every (stylish) man should own a Ted Baker suit.

On the way down to meet Kenny for the ‘second’ time…

Light rain started but the day was still perfect…

Love! Macarons and cake? She read my mind. Delicious treat for my (ok, everyone’s) heart.

Their adventure. From London to Kentucky and beyond… What great stories they would tell!



Jane and Kenny’s SLIDESHOW is coming up soon!! Thank you so much for stopping by : )


Wedding dress: Sunset by Stephanie Allin (

The White Room (

Hair and Makeup: Ana Crane (

Reception Cream dress: French Connection  (

Headdress, necklace, bracelet, earrings: Miriam Haskell (

Wedding shoes: Rachel Simpson (

Garter: The Wedding Garter Company (

Bag: Cambridge Satchel Company (

Wedding and engagement rings: Ruth Tomlinson (

Gold watch: Antique Tudor, Connolly’s Clocks (

Bridesmaids’ dresses: Dessy (

Bridesmaids’ headdresses and necklaces: luxedeluxe (

Bridesmaids’ bracelets: Kathy Jobson (

Groom’s suit: Ted Baker (

Tie & Pocket square: Duchamp (

Groom’s Shoes: Buday Shoes (

Groomsmen’s ties: Ede and Ravenscroft (

Groomsmen’s pocket squares: Ede and Ravenscroft (

Venue: Ashley Inn Bed & Breakfast, Lancaster, Kentucky Amanda Marshall 859-548-4922

Catering: J Renders BBQ 859-533-9777


Desserts: Sweet Lulus

DJ: Beth Mitchell

Florals and bouquets: Small’s Greenhouse

Jane and Kenny: What an incredible experience! Though I’m not family, I felt utterly welcomed and loved. Your families and friends were a.m.a.z.i.n.g, warm AND kind. So much love! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts : )

Cheers and { xo }


Jane { Bridal }

REASONS to do a personalized BRIDAL session:

THIS beautiful light

No rush

No stress

Ample time to PLAY dress up

Most importantly, feeling absolutely beautiful : )

Gorgeous jewelry set by designer, Miriam Haskell.

Yes, this creamy blush dress IS that beautiful. Stephanie Allin (named one of the best bridal designers in Britain) designed it with layers of the softest silk, chiffon and lace. Perfection.


DRESS   Stephanie Allin (The White Room, UK)

SHOES   Rachel Simpson, UK

JEWELRY   Miriam Haskell

HAIR & MAKEUP   Ana Crane

VENUE   Ashley Inn, Kentucky

Special THANKS to our assistant of the day, Lizzy Batchelor.

{ XO }


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