It was really important for us to keep everything we used very much local to the land we were working on. We chose freshly picked lilac and cherry blossoms for the bride’s bouquet, but decided to go with delicious veggies to decorate the reception table with. A trail of purple cabbage and onions, potatoes, leafy greens, fresh bread, and a little bit of soil made up our centerpiece decor…

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Photography: Tec Petaja

Short Wedding Dress and Jewelry: H. Audrey

Reem Acra and Romana Keveza Wedding Dresses: B. Hughes Bridal Salon

Straw Hat: Hemline

Plates and Glassware: Ibiza Fine Gifts

Hair and Makeup: The Yellow House Salon

Assistant: Meagan Gibson

Venue: Watermelon Moon Farm

Creative Direction, Styling, and Flowers: Joy Thigpen


Comments (38)

jolene | Reply

lovely and inspiring beyond words.

Various Projects | Reply

I love the simple cake. I’m thinking of something similar for my own wedding. And the turnips are such a nice touch!

Aleah + Nickm | Reply

I am in love with this shoot! It’s so simple, yet absolutely gorgeous! Aleah

holly | Reply

hooray for Meagan Gibson! So excited she got to work with you.

Oh, and love the shoot!

lydia {ever ours} | Reply

love the natural feel to this. also love her dress!

Kate-EmeraldWeddings | Reply

I love the organic and natural touch to this wedding.

Dognbird | Reply

This is gorgeous, love all the natural detail. Exquisitely photographed as well!

Liz | Reply

Is that dog a Kuvasz?

emily | Reply

Hey Liz

I’m pretty sure it is a Great Pyrenees.



Debbie @ Bridalhood | Reply

This is outrageous and so inspiring for purple weddings!

Wendi | Reply

I love the dress! Living in Texas, I thought farms and weddings = messes. I was so wrong! I love the dog and sheep images.

Melissa @ The Loveliest Day | Reply

Love the veggies, love the lilacs, LOVEEEE the puppy:)

Kathryn | Reply

Oh lilacs – absolutely beautiful shoot!

Liane Duffy | Reply

Love, love this beautiful wedding.

Rute | Reply

Brilliant idea, love the freshness and simplicity of it all :)

Après la pluie le beau temps | Reply

Quelles belles photos, quelle fraîcheur, on en humerait presque l’odeur du lilas !

Jen | Reply

This is quite possibly the most beautiful wedding I have seen on this site! I love everything about it!

didi | Reply

oh how beautiful

Jeri | Reply

Can you tell me who makes that dress? I love it.

emily | Reply

Its by Reem Acra. B. Hughes Bridal in Nashville is selling it. Call Allison up and she can help you out.



aimee | Reply

what a stunning dress! i’ve looked on the dress sites but i can’t find it! who designed/made it?

Natalie | Reply

Gorgeous pictures….truly stunning.

Does anyone know what brand the boots are? They’re beautifully rustic and I need them, stat. : )

misty | Reply

omg im sooo in love with this. how beautifull and natural and etherial! i could go on for days

April | Reply

I love the freshly-picked flowers in a large vase, the one beside the boots. The photos look quite awesome and exceptionally well captured. Love the shots!

Mary | Reply

Love the shoot! Where was this done? Is it available for bridal shoots and receptions?

emily | Reply

Hey Mary

Yes, it is. It was done at Watermelon Moon Farm in Lebanan, TN. Ask for Emily. She is great!



Lee | Reply

What a gorgeous wedding–simple, pure, elegant and romantic!

Vivian | Reply

I have been to a wedding at Watermelon Moon Farm and it was so beautiful as to be unforgetable.

Vivian | Reply

I have attended a wedding at Watermelon Moon Farm and the location was so beautiful as to be unforgetable.

Tracey | Reply

I have been to Watermelon Moon Farm.What a great place for a wedding.Lovely flowers.

Elsie Minchey | Reply

Emily, Thank you for sharing these sweet pictures.

Bill Bradley | Reply

Have been to this lovely historic home. What a beutiful place for a wedding and you have captured it perfectly. Great job…lucky bride and groom!

Lee | Reply

I’ve been to luncheons at the farm, workshops, and the charming gift shop as well as a wedding. It’s not to be missed–Emily (of the farm) always has the BEST gifts and seasonal accessories.

Charlene The Tattered Rose | Reply

Brings to mind a lovely wedding in June at the Moon about 7 years ago. Wish I had some of that pound cake right now.
Good photos.

micwed | Reply

wow,she is so beautiful, and the dog is so cute~

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Sarah Boho Bride | Reply

Oh I love the veggie table decor – inspired! xx

paul | Reply

Emily, Thank you for sharing these sweet pictures.


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