Posts Tagged ‘Jack Looney Photography’

Sep
12
Editor’s Weekly Wrap-up: 14 Couple Portraits You Haven’t Thought Of Yet, Song Lyrics & Book Quotes, 10 Truly Awesome Wedding Exits, 11 Ways to Decorate With Feathers, 20 First Dance Songs Our Real Wedding Couples Love
Posted by Sarah Title. Filed under Weekly Wrap-Up

It’s that time of the week again! Check out our round-up of stories that were featured on ProjectWedding this week. Don’t forget to share your favorites!

14 Couple Portraits You Haven’t Thought of Yet- From the first look, to gazing into each other’s eyes, you’re sure to cover all the basics of couples portraits- so why not try something more fun?!

Photo by Kelly Stonelake 

Song Lyrics & Book Quotes- Add some personality into your wedding decor by including your favorite song lyrics & book quotes!

Photo by Arlene Chambers Photography

10 Truly Awesome Wedding Exits- Ditch the limo and leave your reception in serious style!

Photo by Katelyn James Photography

11 Ways To Decorate with Feathers- This decor element is easy, inexpensive, and oh-so-chic!

Photo Courtesy of Southern Fried Paper

20 First Dance Songs our Real Wedding Couples Love- Struggling to pick out a first dance song? Read through this list selected by Project Wedding brides!

Photo by  Jack Looney Photography


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Apr
29
Jill + Brian: A Navy Blue and Yellow Sunflower-Filled Fall Virginia Farm Wedding By Jack Looney Photography
Posted by Sarah Title. Filed under Real Weddings

Photo: Jack Looney PhotographyDay-Of Coordinator: Collen Davis; Venue: Panorama FarmsDress Designer: Blue by Enzoani from Love Couture BridalHair Stylist: Salon CieloCaterer: Whole Foods

Jill and Brian were married at Panorama Farms in Charlottesville, Va. last fall. “We were blessed with beautiful sunny skies, mild weather, and a gorgeous view of the Blue Ridge Mountains,” Jill said. “We had such a wonderful time celebrating with family and friends. It was truly the best day of our lives.”  The bride wore a lace fit ‘n’ flare wedding gown, accessorized with a neutral pair of Lily Pulitzer peep-toe wedges, while the groom wore a a black suit, accessorized with a striped tie. Bridesmaids chose navy blue dresses in various styles to suit their figures and carried handmade bouquets of sunflowers, daisies, and mums. Guests were greeted with a chalkboard sign that said, “Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here! Love, Jill and Brian.” Can you guess what Jill drove to the ceremony in? A Jeep Wrangler! “We wanted the focus to be on bringing everyone together to share in the joining of two,” she said. “We met while I was still in graduate school at University of Virginia, and we loved the time we spent dating in Charlottesville and wanted to share the beautiful town with them.” Cocktail tables were decorated with baskets filled with sparkling water bottles and fruit, and yummy hors d’oeuvres were served hot-off-the-grill. The reception followed inside the barn where the newlyweds danced to “You Are The Best Thing” by Ray Lamontagne as night fell and stars began to rise. See the full board here.

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Apr
03
Elizabeth + Peter: A Casual Summer Virginia Historic Home Wedding By Jack Looney Photography
Posted by Sarah Title. Filed under Real Weddings

Photos: Jack Looney PhotographyEvent Planner: A. Dominick EventsCeremony Venue: University of Virginia ChapelReception Venue:Ash Lawn-HighlandBridal Gown from Mira Bridal CoutureHair and Makeup Artist: BristlesInvitations: Paper Rock ScissorsFloral Designer: Flowers by NatalieBridesmaid Dresses: J.CrewCaterer: Champagne Taste CateringReception Music: The Jangling ReinhartsCake: Cakes by Rachel

Elizabeth and Peter were married in a traditional church ceremony at the University of Virginia followed by an outdoor reception at Ash Lawn-Highland in Charlottesville, Va. on August 10. They first met at a happy hour, while in graduate school in Chicago. After graduation, Elizabeth moved to Minneapolis and Peter to Dallas for jobs. “He proposed after a year of long distance – the distance definitely strengthened our relationship and brought us closer together,” Elizabeth said. Guests saved the date with hand-drawn maps. When it came time for the big day, it was raining, but it cleared up just in time. The bride wore a fit ‘n’ flare lace wedding gown, accessorized with a finger-tip length veil, while the groom wore a gray suit, accessorized with silver vest and navy blue ties. “After the ceremony we had a receiving line with a lemonade hour so that we could talk to everyone and take pictures before the reception,” she said. Fun fact: the venue is the former estate of James Monroe, and menu cards were attached to bags of peanuts because that’s what the state is best known for! The newlyweds’ best advice? “Don’t forget to enjoy the day!” Elizabeth said. “It’s easy to get wrapped up in the little things, but the day flies by so make sure to really take it in.” In addition to a wedding cake, there was also a groom’s cake shaped like a dinosaur. See the full board here.

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