Real Wedding: Madeleine + Tora’s Southern Wedding

Today I have a lovely wedding photographed by Jen Huang to share. Madeleine + Tora were married at Madeleine’s family home in Kentucky, a location called “the general’s cabin” outside Lexington. I love the elegant simplicity of the day and the cute touches Madeleine and Tora incorporated into their day to make it about them.

bird wedding invitation

outdoor wedding

outdoor wedding exit bubbles

pink rose bouquet

bride and groom with parasol

bride with parasol

burlap table clothes

guests with fun hats

burlap table linens

kentucky wedding favors

Photography: Jen Huang
Bridal gown: J. Crew, shoes: Sacco, veil: Hattini
Wedding Styling + Consulting: Amanda Diamondstein-Cieplinska of Stellina Events
Wedding Planning: Mary Kanai and James Brashear of Peddler’s Fork Village
Flowers: Bonnie Dowler of Stems
Catering: DuPree Catering
Four piece string quartet: The Karp Family
Band: The Swells
Bride’s hair and makeup: Leigh-Ann Mims at Voce
Groom’s suit: Baldwin Formals
Cake: Martine’s Pastries
Rentals: Bryant’s Rental
Burlap toppers: Bash Events
Chartered bus: Bluegrass Tours

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  1. What a fun-looking bunch of people! I really love that they did it at their home, too.
    The bride’s bouquet is AWESOME!

  2. Love this wedding! My wedding will be in spring 2012, and I was already thinking about using the KFC buckets for out of town guests. Woohoo inspiration!

  3. Beautiful! I am particularly smitten with the cake. The clean lines! The nature motif! The adorable birds! Perfection.

  4. I love this wedding! It’s beautiful, creative & fresh, yet still accessible. It has some great ideas that any bride could incorporate into her wedding. Beautiful!

  5. I love love love the plate in the very first picture…..any info on that pattern? That is exactly what I’m looking for for my registry. And this is a gorgeous wedding, my wedding theme is Vintage Southern Romance. I can’t wait!

  6. this wedding is so fun looking! i love the adorable details that make this wedding unique and personal to the couple!

  7. Such a beautiful day it must have been. The pictures might not do it justice. Looks like it was fun and lively. I love the quirky bits here and there.

  8. The wedding cake and the headpieces their friends had are absolutely stunning!

  9. What a beautiful wedding! Is there any way to find out where they got their invitations? I have someone who is very interested in something nearly like that.

  10. Nevermind I found them! for anyone else who was wondering!

  11. Such a romantic, homespun wedding! I love the bride’s updo, so soft and pretty. Great flowers and favors, very sweet.

  12. love those sweet details and their invites are gorgeous!

  13. Beautiful wedding! Stellar photography to capture the whole day. Gotta love the colors and the details. Kudos to all.

  14. all so romantical and gorgeous! love the plates!

  15. Gorgeous Images! looks like such a rad day!

  16. Love the wild setting! Manicured lawns are not always the way to go. So beautiful!

  17. That cake is SO GOOD!! Fancy thinking of a little branch… LOVING IT!

  18. I love her pink parasol with the subtle design…any way we can find out where she found it? :)

  19. Caroline @ hello kitty games online on:

    Wow!! I love the elegant simplicity of the
    wedding. Very unique wedding concept.
    Great pics!!

  20. I love the hometown feel of this wedding… Everything seems so cozy and natural. I found this Sundial that can be inscribed with a couples names and a date. What a perfect gift to commemorate this beautiful day!

  21. What a beautiful couple! The wedding is simply charming, and I absolutely love the headpieces!

  22. Another wonderful masterpiece! Everything about the wedding was superb. You were able to portray the genuine feelings and emotions of the couple and guests in this special day.


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