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Bailey + Joshua: A Colorful Plantation Fete

Weddings + Celebrations

July 20, 2017

You’ve seen a few posts on Instagram over the past year, it was featured on Every Last Detail in May, and today’s the day we’re finally getting it up on the blog! (Be sure to scroll to the end to see the gorgeous video of their day.) Bailey and Joshua’s colorful plantation fete was a day to be remembered for sure! This Montgomery wedding at the Elms of Coosada will go down as one of our all-time most memorable.

I’m so excited to share more of these gorgeous photos from Cathrine Taylor, but more than that, to share a few details about their story and their day. It was a day full of SO. MUCH. GOODNESS. with two of the most genuinely joyful and happy people.

Bailey’s vibrant personality was represented throughout the day, from her bridesmaids’ robes to the bold florals to the conga line and maracas.

bride's grandmother looking out from second story porch of plantation home

bride with bridesmaids in colorful robes on wedding morning

bride and bridesmaids with colorful bouquets

bride and groom hugging with bright and color bouquet and flower crown

As bright and fun as the day was, it was also full of emotion and a strong faith as they prepared themselves for the greatest joy of marriage. Their personal and handwritten vows had everyone in tears and are some of the most heartfelt words I have had the privilege of hearing on a wedding day.

emotional bride reading gift from groom

handwritten wedding vows from bride and groom

groom crying as bride walks down aisle

bright, colorful wedding flowers tying back drapery

bright, colorful wedding bouquet

bride and groom at southern plantation under spanish moss

To know Bailey is to know how her bubbly and bright personality colors everything around her. I knew from our very first meeting together that this was going to be such an extraordinary day.

bride and groom walking hand in hand and laughing            bride and groom with sparkler

While there’s so much more I can say about their gorgeous day and heartfelt vows, I just can’t do it justice. Their video from I Do Flix is stunning (and has been viewed more than 140k times!).

Vendor Team – Venue: Elms of Coosada / Photography: Cathrine Taylor Photography / Videography: I Do Flix / Planning + Coordination: Christina Sloan Events / Floral Design: Christina Sloan Events / Catering: Bon Appetite / Cake: CT Cakes / DJ: Kenny Stiles / Rentals: Brendle Rentals / Hair and Makeup: Tera Lane


Bailey + Joshua: A Colorful Plantation Fete {The Elms of Coosada} | Wedding Planners Birmingham, Alabama

Christina Sloan Events is a Wedding and Event Planning and Design Studio, offering Full Service Planning, Design, Production, Management, and Month Of Coordination | Serving Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama and the surrounding Southeast region | Destination Services Available Worldwide

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