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Sarah + Jerry: Vintage Ballroom Wedding


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With so many engagements over the holidays, it’s the perfect time for some gorgeous wedding inspiration!  Sarah and Jerry’s big day was the definition of vintage romance. Family and friends gathered in Baltimore to celebrate this beautiful occasion with the happy couple.  From a Victorian ballroom venue and the bride’s beaded lace dress to the rich purple floral accents and crystal chandeliers, their love shone through in every detail. Keep reading for more historic elegance, complete with lace wrapped mason jars!

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The bride’s bouquet contrasted perfectly with her bridesmaid ensembles. Dusty miller, ivory roses, and purple calla lilies created a textural effect for Sarah, while her attendants held sunset orange roses and dried lotus.  The purple satin gowns further highlighted the bride and up-swept curls kept the overall look soft.

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The ceremony space had luxurious velvet drapery and dramatic chandeliers for lighting. Sarah and Jerry stood in front of an organic greenery arch dotted with delicate white flowers as they said their vows.  Fuchsia flowers lined the aisle along with a simple runner and a dusting of white rose petals. Her double halo engagement ring and his textured wide band showcased the couple’s unique personalities, while still remaining timeless.

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Tables at the reception were decorated with lanterns, votive candles, and mason jars swathed in lace. Neutral linens allowed the vibrant floral arrangements to shine without being overpowered. After the ceremony, Sarah traded her formal veil for a feathered hair comb to wear during the celebration.The cake table was strewn with purple ribbon, as the happy couple sliced into their sweet treat.

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Guests partied well into the night, as string lights dangled behind delicate tulle and purple up-lighting added a glamorous glow. At the end of the celebration Sarah and Jerry stepped out for a private moment as husband and wife. The evening mist danced around them as they shared an embrace, drawing the romantic affair to a close.

Photographer: Brian Virts Photography Venue: 1840’s Plaza