Weddings

A Virginia Inn Wedding Full of Southern Charm

College sweethearts Bryce Schoenborn and Daisy Ross, actress Markie Post’s daughter, wanted to created a wedding day of rustic hospitality, and from the parasols to the doughnut bar, their Virginia wedding was that and more. Take a look for yourself in the photos below by Kristen Lynne Photography.

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The weekend before classes were set to start up again for Daisy’s junior and Bryce’s senior year of college, a first meeting turned into hours sitting outside on campus chatting about everything from international relations to Star Wars. Two weeks later, the pair started dating, but Bryce knew from that very first night that he’d met the girl he wanted to marry.

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Four and a half years later, Bryce and Daisy visited her family in California, where Bryce secured their blessing. Two weeks later, while with Bryce’s family for the holidays, Bryce handed Daisy a gift. Inside, she found a card that instructed her to stand, at which Bryce got down on one knee, and said two words: “Marry me.”

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For their Virginia wedding, the pair planned an elegant day filled with personal details, including charms that Daisy carried in her bouquet that featured the photographs of family members who had passed away and a table filled with photos of their parents’ and grandparents’ weddings. Following their outdoor ceremony, guests had a chance to snap Polaroid photos of the evening for the guest book.

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A doughnut bar sweetened the reception, in addition to Daisy and Bryce’s silhouette-topped cake. When the festivities finally came to a close, the newlyweds departed with plans to honeymoon in Switzerland and Croatia.

VENDORS

Venue: The Inn at Willow Grove | Photographer: Kristen Lynne Photography | Event Planner: Ashlee Virginia Events | Bride’s Gown: Rivini, Kleinfeld Bridal | Groom’s Attire: Custom tailored | Hair & Makeup Artist: Marci Corle, A More Beautiful You | Cake: Passionflower Cakes, decorated with sugar flowers made by the bride’s mother | Florist: Whimsical Floral Design | Caterers: The Inn at Willow Grove | Transportation: James Limousine | Videographer: DeVries Productions | Music/Entertainment: Chris Harris of High Note DJ Services | Invitations: By Invitation Only | Cake Topper: Simply Silhouettes Weddings

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.