Love Story: Jenna & Rodderick in Adairsville, GA

A few years after Jenna and Rodderick met online, the couple became engaged —  setting the wedding-planning process into full effect. An Old English love story theme was woven throughout the festivities, based on the couple’s adoration of 19th-century English novels.
 

This premise was most evident in the venue that they chose. Barnsley Gardens Historic Ruins, a 19th-century historic home, served as
the perfect setting for the festivities. “Our big day reflected our personalities and it felt like the moon was shining on us,” says the couple.  
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A few years after Jenna and Rodderick met online, the couple became engaged —  setting the wedding-planning process into full effect. An Old English love story theme was woven throughout the festivities, based on the couple’s adoration of 19th-century English novels.  
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The bride’s bouquet of purple and ivory roses is wrapped with lace from her mother’s wedding gown.  
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For Jenna’s “something blue,” her mom stitched “once in a blue moon” in blue thread into the bride’s dress.  
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The adorable flower girls strike a pose.  
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A palette of plum, pink and silver was incorporated to reflect jewel tones that were often found in 19th-century décor. An air of romance is underscored with an aisle covered in delicate flower petals.  
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The bride and groom exchange vows under a rose and vine-covered arch. The bride recalls, “walking down the aisle to the song ‘Orchard House’ by Thomas Newman — the opening song to my favorite film, ‘Little Women,’ — gave me goose bumps.”  
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Floating lanterns filled with lush flowers add a touch of whimsy to the décor.  
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The centerpieces on each table featured a stack of old books with framed quotes from Jane Austen and the Brontë sisters’ novels.  
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