Vineyard Wedding Inspiration

At The Dandelion Patch, we love our Northern Virginia location! While there’s a variety of local venues, we’re lucky to have a TON of beautiful vineyards nearby. Let’s be honest – what’s better than a winery wedding? For any brides-to-be planning her big day at a local winery, we’re sharing a few tips today on how to utilize and decorate your venue. We hope you enjoy this post (with a big glass of wine in hand)!

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Hanging lights make any vineyard wedding that much more dreamy!

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What’s even better? Add a few hanging wine bottles too!

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Wooden crates and barrels are a simple way to add charm to your ceremony decor!

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Create a stunning cocktail lounge with a few rental love seats!

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Most importantly, don’t forget to take in that stunning Virginia view!

Wine reds make for beautiful wedding day paper too! Let our Patchettes inspire you and book an appointment at our Tysons Corner showroom, today! You can also follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for more pretty paper.

Real Wedding Wednesday: Cathleen & Ross

It’s Real Wedding Wednesday! Cathleen & Ross said they picked this venue for the incredible view – we’re not surprised! Check out this amazing vineyard wedding, complete with yard games and custom cocktails! This couple hit on all the trends, and they did it in style! Congrats to the newlyweds!

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We owe a huge thank you to this vendor team for creating a spectacular wedding and letting us join you!

Photography: Vicki Grafton Photography | Wedding Venue: Breaux Vineyards in Purcellville, VA | Wedding Planning + Design: My Simple Details | Floral Design: Petals and Hedges | Wedding Catering: Savoir Fare Limited | Wedding Cake: Cake Panache | Music: Cherry Blossom String Quartet | DJ: Dream Day DJs |  Wedding Dress: Marisa (Style #865) via Jeanette’s | Bride’s Dress Sash: Erin Cole | Bride’s Earrings: Nadri via Nordstrom | Bride’s Shoes: Ann Taylor | Bridesmaids’ Dresses: J.Crew | Bridesmaids’ Shoes: DSW | Bridesmaids’ Jewelry: Brighton via Ketterman Jewelers | Groom + Groomsmen’s Suits: Calvin Klein | Flower Girls’ Tutus: Tutu Girl | Pretty Paper: The Dandelion Patch

* While Whysall Photography was hired to shoot the wedding, these images are from the planner who runs Vicki Graphton Photography. You can see all of the official wedding images captured by Whysall Photography right here.

Real Wedding Wednesday: Erica & John

If you’re planning a Charlottesville wedding, Pippin Hill Farm is THE location! We’re always in awe of the photos from this vineyard. Erica and John’s wedding, captured by the amazing Rachel May Photography, is no exception! We love the super classy barn (can you even call it a barn?) and breath-taking views. This couple is also a stunning duo, and they were such a joy to work with. We’re sure Amore Events by Cody had just as much fun working with this darling pair to plan the big day as our Patchettes did. Congrats to Erica and John!

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Wow! What a wonderful wedding! Thank you to all the awesome vendors that worked with us on Erica and John’s big day!

Venue, Caterer, and Linens: Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards | Photographer: Rachel May Photography |  Planner and Designer: Amore Events by Cody | Florals: Blue Ridge Florals | Videographer: Mwendo Weddings | Cake Baker: Sweethaus Bakery | Bride’s Gown: “Margot” by Anna Maier | Bridal Salon: Gabriella New York | Hair Stylist: Top Knot Studio | Makeup Artist: Tiffany Lumpkin | Pretty Paper:  The Dandelion Patch 

Very Berry Bridesmaids

We are so excited that fall is just around the corner! Last Monday, we shared our favorite trendy bouquets for fall weddings. You can scroll down for that post, filled with cream chrysanthemums and red roses!

Today, we were inspired by those rich hues of autumn and decided to round up our favorite bridesmaid dresses for the changing seasons! Our favorite shades for fall are deep raspberry and plum. These look great on any skin tone, and berry shades are perfect for the transitioning weather. You’ll also love these looks if you’re planning a vineyard wedding at one of Northern Virginia’s local wineries, because they’re reminiscent of your favorite red wine. 

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A dark lip completes this plum look!

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We’re really falling for these fall shades!

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This retro look is very trendy for fall weddings!

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Brunettes were made for berry bridesmaid dresses!

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How stunning are those lace necklines?

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Mix it up with light and dark shades of berry colors!

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Let your bouquets pop with a few lighter shades mixed in!

We hope you’ll consider these hues for your fall wedding! We certainly think they’d make for beautiful invitations too. To meet with our Patchettes, please make an appointment at our Tysons Corner showroom. You can also keep up with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter