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A Colorful Garden Party Affair at Moss Mountain Farm

A Colorful Garden Party Affair at Moss Mountain Farm

Bria and Alex exchanged vows amidst the picturesque scenery of Moss Mountain Farm surrounded by lush greenery and blooming florals. With the expert guidance of Perception by Anna Dickinson, their vision of a garden party wedding came to life, exuding elegance and charm at every turn. As BJ Matthews captured every heartfelt moment, Tanarah Luxe Floral transformed the venue into a botanical wonderland, while Vibrant Occasions delivered a cuisine that dreams are made of!

A Fairytale Proposal in the Loire Valley

Bria and Alex's love story soared to new heights when Alex proposed amidst the romantic splendor of the Loire Valley in France. Set against the backdrop of majestic castles and rolling vineyards, Alex's heartfelt gesture captured the essence of a fairy tale come to life.
As he knelt before Bria amidst the timeless beauty of the valley, the enchanting ambiance of the Loire Valley added an extra layer of magic to this unforgettable moment.
A Veil Mishap Turned Perfect Moment 

Despite a minor mishap of forgetting her veil, Bria embraced the moment with grace, realizing that everything happens for a reason. The absence of the veil only added to the beauty of the day, highlighting the love and laughter shared between Bria, Alex, and their cherished guests.

Bria and Alex's wedding was a testament to the power of love and the beauty of simplicity. Surrounded by family and friends, they embarked on the next chapter of their journey together, filled with endless joy and cherished memories.
Unveiling Moss Mountain Farm: AP Allen Smith Masterpiece

Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of Roland, Arkansas, Moss Mountain Farm, curated by renowned designer, television host, author, and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith, provided the perfect backdrop for Bria and Alex's enchanting wedding celebration.
With its sprawling gardens, charming barn, and sweeping views of the Arkansas River Valley, this venue exudes rustic elegance and Southern charm at every turn. 
P. Allen Smith's meticulous attention to detail is evident in every corner of Moss Mountain Farm, from the carefully manicured gardens to the thoughtfully restored farmhouse.
The venue's natural beauty served as a stunning canvas for Bria and Alex's garden party-inspired wedding, creating a romantic and unforgettable setting for their special day. As guests wandered through the lush grounds, they were transported to a world of timeless beauty and tranquility.

Culinary Delights

The culinary experience at Bria and Alex's wedding was nothing short of extraordinary, with Vibrant Occasions delighting guests with an array of mouthwatering dishes. During cocktail hour, guests indulged in savory delights such as saucy Asian meatballs, cheese-stuffed mushrooms, spinach artichoke crostini, and Jamaican jerk chicken picks.
For the main course, guests were treated to a choice of entrees, including pan-seared salmon filet with lemon butter dill sauce, blackened chicken breast with Cajun cream sauce, and the vegan option, stuffed acorn squash.
Sides of chipotle smashed sweet potatoes and the chef's vegetable blend added a flavorful touch to the meal, while the kid's meal of fried chicken tenders and mac and cheese ensured that little ones were well-fed and happy throughout the celebration.

For dessert, Michelle Mayer's lemon wedding cake added a touch of sweetness to the celebration, delighting taste buds with its refreshing flavor. With each bite, guests savored the flavors of the evening, creating unforgettable memories of Bria and Alex's special day.

A Garden Party Dream

Imbued with the enchantment of a summer garden soirée, Bria and Alex’s wedding unfolded as a vibrant tapestry of color and charm. Drawing inspiration from the lush beauty of nature, their vision embraced a spectrum of hues, weaving a tale of romance and elegance. Soft blush tones mingled with ivory accents, casting a delicate spell upon the celebration.
Against the backdrop of Moss Mountain Farm's tranquil vistas, the couple's love radiated, infusing the air with warmth and joy. 
Every detail, from the bride's resplendent floral dress to the whimsical parasols, blooming bouquets, and the intricate layers of the cake, harmonized to create a symphony of vibrant hues—a testament to the couple's love and Perception by Anna Dickinson’s meticulous artistry.

The floral design echoed the beauty of a summer garden, with cascading arrangements of roses and lush greenery adorning the ceremony and reception spaces. Tanarah Luxe Floral  brought Bria and Alex's vision to life, infusing the day with romance and sophistication.

As for their honeymoon, Bria and Alex embarked on a romantic journey to Rome and the enchanting Italian coast, soaking in the rich culture, breathtaking landscapes, and delectable cuisine. Their advice for honeymoon planning? Embrace the opportunity to explore new destinations and immerse yourself in local experiences, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Photography: BJ Matthews // Venue: Moss Mountain Farm // Wedding Planner: Perception by Anna Dickinson // Catering: Vibrant Occasions // Florist: Tanarah Luxe Floral // Rentals: Eventology // Officiant: Hon. Shawn Johnson // Hair Stylist: Lindsey Powers Huey // Makeup Artist: Erica Watkins with Bloom Beauty // Invitations Printing: The Social Type // Invitations Designer: Adrienne Rivers // Custom Map: ErinJeanDesign on Etsy // Wedding Dress Designer: Monique Lhuillier // Wedding Dress Store: Unveiled Bridal Collection // Groom's and Groomsmen Attire: Q Clothier, Paul Rainwater // Rings: Hillcrest Designer Jewelry // Rings: PointNoPointStudio on Etsy // Cake: Michelle Mayer // Band: Funkanites

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Chrissy Arpie Ott

Chrissy Arpie Ott is the founder of The Perfect Palette. Since its launch in 2008, The Perfect Palette has been the go-to color resource for couples who dream of a unique, creative and colorful wedding day.

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