Monday, August 18, 2014

Say Yes to the Venue?

If there was a TLC show about brides who try to find the perfect venue for their weddings, I would binge watch it to the end. (Alternate title: The Good, the Bad, and the Tacky.) No one tells you how hard it can be to find a venue. With the dress, you just try on until you find the perfect one. With the venue, it’s a different story. Even if you find the perfect reception location or church, some other bride may have already booked it!

In the past two months, I think we’ve found about 6 “perfect” places for our reception that have already been booked on our date! (Because how could we not get married on October 3rd?)


This past weekend, Ryan and I spent almost an entire day driving all over the state looking at different places. 1 was horrible, 1 was beautiful but not our style, 1 was a possibility, and 1 was perfect, as long as it doesn't rain. We’re going for a more country-rustic feel, and we think this location will be beautiful once the leaves begin to change! 

Ceremony location


Historic barn where a cocktail hour would be held

Inside the barn


Garden conservatory where the reception would be held


Inside the conservatory


What do you think?

Linking up with Rachael and Lisa


3 comments:

  1. Are you still looking at more places or have you decided on this one? I think it looks nice, but like you said, it will look even more beautiful in the fall with the different colored leaves.

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  2. Love it!! We got lucky and found our perfect venue after looking at only one other one. It's all so exciting isn't it?!

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  3. Looks great, tons of character. I am sure your photos will be fantastic! http://soworkweekchic.blogspot.com/

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