After having to postpone saying their “I do’s” twice, Cayla and David decided to tie the knot in a private ceremony at the beautiful vineyard, Montaluce Winery. Surrounded by only their closest family on a cool but bright autumn day, Cayla and David finally got to have their day (and bonus, we get to celebrate them AGAIN on their big day, THIS year!).
THE BEAUTY OF THEIR INTIMATE DAY
While they said their “I Dos” with fewer people than they had originally planned, Cayla and David both mentioned having an overwhelming sense of peace and joy during their intimate ceremony.
This year I fell flat on my face in love with micro weddings. There is a unique intimacy and relaxation that comes with a smaller day filled with your closest loved ones. It feels special, utterly romantic, and genuine. Every couple has a unique and worthy love story to tell, and with a relaxed timeline, it gives me the opportunity to tell it.
And I loved getting this opportunity to capture Cayla and David. It is always such an honor to be welcomed into such an intimate space, especially when it’s a day so meaningful it only requires your closest people to be there.
When capturing the moments of their day, it’s almost as if the lens could feel the peace in their souls and rest on their shoulders. Their portraits were so reflective of the immense contentment they felt and deep passionate love they had for each other.
DESIGN OF THE DAY
Surrounded by the rolling green of the winery, soft natural colors with pops of brighter pinks, yellows and greens created a timeless yet whimsical color palette. Cayla’s garden-style bouquet by Atlanta Flower Bar was the perfect fun & romantic accent to her intricately laced jumpsuit (also, I need one of these in my closet). Natural met elegance for the design of their day.
Overlooking a luscious landscape, Cayla and David had a meaningful and oh so teary-eyed ceremony. To honor their African American Ancestors, the couple participated in “jumping the broom” which is an African American tradition symbolizing commitment and marriage. After reading their handwritten vows (cue the waterworks) they jumped the broom!
If you know me, you know that personal touches in a ceremony are always sure to get me.
Soft pink candlesticks covered their reception room alongside the intense joy elating from their beloved family and friends. Cayla and David had the opportunity to have longer and more meaningful conversations and moments with their guests since attendance was limited. And oh, how sweet it was. From a heartfelt welcoming prayer to joyous first dances, everything about this micro wedding reception was sweet to the core.
Read more about this intimate day on Martha Stewart Weddings
Thanks to all the vendors who helped create Cayla and David’s beautiful day:
Venue | Montaluce Winery
Planner | Shatlia with All that Sparklez
Florist | The Flower Bar
Photography | Amanda Olivia Photography
Wedding Dress | Rime Arodaky
Bridal Jewelry | Olive and Piper
HAMU | Bee Gandy
Grooms Attire | Neiman Marcus
Catering | Montaluce Winery
Cake | Cake Evny