Real Weddings: Nikki Adams & Josh Reilly

Married May 29, 2010 at Hollin Hall in Alexandria, VA

 Slideshow: Nikki and Josh's wedding

Occupations: She’s a student; he’s an attorney. Hometowns: She’s from Annandale; he’s from Alexandria. How They Met: As Virginia Tech students. First Date: Dinner at an Old Town restaurant. Favorite Restaurant: 2941 in Falls Church. Where They Got Engaged: Flagstaff, AZ. Wedding Cocktails: Two were named after their dogs: Maya’s Blueberry Mojito & Ollie’s “Paw-megranate” Margarita. Wedding Flowers: Calla lilies, spray roses, ranunculus, sweet peas, and sandersonia, among others. Favorite Wedding Detail: The rustic lemonade stand. Wedding Cake: Yellow cake with blackberry & passionfruit curd, and marble cake with chocolate ganache. Biggest Surprise of the Wedding: That the sun came out at the last minute. First Dance: “First Day of My Life” by Bright Eyes. Four Words that Describe the Wedding: Charming, playful, whimsical, unique. Honeymoon Spot: Alaska. Where They Currently: Live Mesa, AZ.

This wedding was featured in the Summer/Fall 2011 issue of Washingtonian Bride & Groom.

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The Details:

Photography: Holland Photo Arts

Event Planner: Pam Barefoot/Atrendy Wedding

Hair: Giselle Chreky/Elegant Hair by Giselle

Makeup: Leah McKay

Flowers: MultiFlor

Caterers: Windows Catering Company

Videographers: Blue Sky Films

Music: St. Charles String Quartet

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