Inspired by old Hollywood glamour, Danay and Maxim’s garden wedding in Georgia was romantic and timeless. The stunning bride had an effortless Audrey Hepburn inspired look with a vintage style clip in her demure ‘do. The family-oriented event was filled with special moments as guests celebrated Danay and Maxim, all of which were masterfully captured by Harper Noel Photography.
Danay and Maxim
The Gardens at Great Oaks, Roswell Georgia
My wedding, and the engagement journey shall I say, was all about family. My lovely parents were involved with all the planning. I wanted this to be a great day for our families, not just for us. And I cherish how much we all bonded over planning our wedding. We wanted the wedding day to have a classic, whimsical garden theme. I wanted the day to be sprinkled with touches of romance and magic…but most of all FUN. For the dress, I didn’t want anything too modern or necessarily va va voom. I wanted to capture a classic almost regal and old Hollywood type of look. Like Audrey Hepburn in a European palace black and white old Hollywood. A timelessness.
Goodness… that’s pretty hard to narrow down. There were so many special moments. My mother and Father both wrote my husband and I letters that were just beyond touching. Oh and when I was in the house getting ready to walk, my brother comes in and yells has anyone seen Jordan?!?! No one could find my bridal announcer, and then watching the procession I see him running across the lawn. Hysterical. After that, besides the awesome band and dancing that totally sweated my hair out and had me rocking a poof ball for the rest of the night…the speeches were enormously more than I thought they would be. We were lavishly loved on. Oh and I cannot go without mentioning…we thought it was going to be a beautiful sunny moderately cool day. However, we were greeted with torrential down pour all night before..and then crazy cold temperatures and high winds. It was FREEZING, and my vail almost blew off. But the cold made the day all the more memorable, and I wouldn’t change a thing.
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Oh my goodness. Our professionals were truly amazing. They became like family during this time. Joi Klan is the best! She helped plan such a wonderful day for us. And always had tea and cake when we came in for meetings. Due to the cold weather, a lot of changes had to be made at the last minute. She and Tamzen Pickard worked extremely hard to still make our day as close to what we wanted if we would have had perfect weather. Suburban Rentals worked so hard to get the extra tent and stage set up for us. The BAND was amazing!! They were more than music, they were true entertainment. All our guest said the band MADE our reception. And Patty the MC worked very closely with me to make sure everything was perfect and she pronounce ALL the names right. And we had some very challenging names. Toni from Epic Catering was wonderful to work with. He has such a calm reassurance about him. He goes far beyond catering, he also played a huge roll in making sure all aspects of the wedding was what we wanted. Inga of Harper Noel Photography was just a joy! We arrived so late on the day of, but she just rolled right with it and captured the most amazing pictures. We were blown away by the service and quality of Harper Noel Photography. Also our Videographer Joe gave us a lovely short film of our special day. And as I said, we started late, but he stayed a little later in our reception even though it was past the time we paid for. I would suggest all of these wonderful wedding professionals.
The Wedding Team:
Photography – Harper Noel Photography
Venue – The Gardens at Great Oaks
Floral Design – Carithers Flowers
Catering – Epic Catering
Cake – Metrotainment Bakery
Live Music – Party Nation
Videography – Leone Productions
Wedding Dress – Sweet Elegance Bridal
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – Sweet Elegance Bridal
Rentals – Suburban Rentals
A big thanks to Harper Noel Photography for sharing Danay and Maxim’s beautiful wedding in Georgia with Junebug! For more garden wedding inspiration, be sure to check out Michelle and James’ timeless British wedding at The Larmer Tree.