I especially loved our wedding because I felt that we brought many worlds together, with a 1940’s dressed wedding party, flower girls that appeared to have stepped out of a mystical forest, a southern old church setting to include programs on fans, yet music that brought you into an entirely different place.   The culmination of these worlds felt as if  I was stepped into something out of a movie and we most definitely couldn’t have done it without all of the hard- work and  help of our loving friends and family which is what “MAKES” a wedding anyway.

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Venue: Deer Valley Farm, private residence

Photographer: Tec Petaja

Catering: Copper Kettle
Dress: Rivini
Flowers and Veil: Oh, My Deer
Wedding coordinator: Kari Kragness
Hair: Brian Hickman at Fruition Salon
Makeup: Neil Robison
Invitations: Marshall Roemen
Cupcakes: Naticakes
Bridesmaid Dresses: Bettie Paige Clothing


Comments (43)

Stacy Reeves | Reply

Is this THE Mat Kearney? As in, the one that makes amazing music???

LOVE this wedding – so gorgeous and elegant while still being casual and relaxed.

La Belle Bride | Reply

that necklace+hair combo is just perfection. i love it!

alyson | Reply

such a beautiful wedding!

Lauren @ Be Inspired PR | Reply

That necklace is amazing!

Amanda Thorson | Reply

Her necklace is amazing….not many brides could pull this off and she does it with such style!

Gayle | Reply

This wedding looks like so much fun. So many great elements, but what made me smile was the little boy in the cowboy boots, flanelette shirt with the red bow tie. Adorable!

Heather | Reply

WHY is not mentioned anywhere that this is Mat Kearney, successful singer/songwriter, with multiple songs hitting top 40 (Closer to Love, Nothing Left to Lose, Undeniable)???? It’s driving me crazy!!!!! He is so talented and his wedding totally matches the style of his beautiful voice and music! But seriously. Not mentioned anywhere. Pour quoi???? He even has a song named Annie….

Lou ~ Whimsical Wonderland Weddings Blog | Reply

can a wedding get much more chic than this? I think not :-)

Brianne @ PetalPetal | Reply

What an inspired wedding! Beautiful photos! The wedding party looks gorgeous! Congratulations!

Jessica | Reply

Is that venue available for weddings? It’s beautiful.

emily | Reply

Hey Jessica

I’m pretty sure it is a private residence and the bride/groom our friends of the owners.



Kimberly | Reply

I don’t know what I love more, the necklace or the veil! What an awesome, unique bridal look.

leigh | Reply

now here’s one i’d like to have attended.
i love the reception photos.
…and i want to see what the guy in the red hat looks like from the front. lol.

lauren | Reply

Who is the the bride’s short wedding dress by??? I’m in LOVE and must know!

Sarah | Reply

Holy Cow! Love this wedding. classy but still so out of the box!

Kyah | Reply

The bride’s short dress is Nicole Miller. Love the pics! Per usual, Tec captured the night perfectly!

Deanna | Reply

Does anybody know who the flower girls dresses are by??? i LOVE them!!

Stephanie | Reply

I am so in love with this wedding. I LOVE black and white checkered dance floors… and I want her body.

a thousand mason jars | Reply

wow, LOVE the jewelry & veil! gorgeous couple & beautiful locale.
black & white dancefloor + hanging lights =

Tanialee | Reply

I’m completely enamored with this wedding! I especially love the bride’s look. I can only hope that I look just as ravishing on my wedding day! Phenomenal job!

Stephy | Reply

That has to be Matt Kearney! It is him…right? Their wedding is beautiful and it matches his wonderful music. I’ve seem him live a couple times, great artist. BEAUTIFUL WEDDING!

Ashley | Reply

Seriously… I agree with you Stephanie. I want her body! She is stunning. Good job Mat.
Great job guys!

Little Spoon | Reply

A very lovely wedding. As a Nashville native and huge fan of Mat Kearney, I recognized him immediately, although as people are pointing out, it looks to be his wedding. Most of the vendors listed are Nashville vendors – Copper Kettle, Tec Petaja and his wife of Oh My Deer, for example … lots of great vendors in Nashville, TN. Great job, guys!

May | Reply

Mat Kearney! I’m glad that the other commenters mentioned it too because I was pretty sure it was him.

sarah | Reply

Such a beautiful wedding! I love it! Does anyone know what style dress that is by Rivini?

Alex | Reply

Yes! Please tell us which dress it is by Rivini! I have been searching so long for “the one” and this dress is perfect for me! Please help a girl out!

Heather | Reply

I love the short Nicole Miller dress – looks great for dancing!

J | Reply

Seriously swooning over here – I now have a girl-crush on this bride! Are you selling your gown?

Shannon | Reply

What designer/style is the brides gown? love it!

Sarah | Reply

where are those flower girl dresses from!? They are perfect… i might be a bit late.. but maybe!

Amanda Thomas | Reply

I am IN LOVE with her bridal gown..who makes it???!?!?

Katie | Reply

I have been SEARCHING for just the right jewelry and this is as close to what I’ve seen in my mind as I can find! Does anyone know where to find it or ANYTHING similar!?!?

Scott | Reply

That is “the” Mat Kearney (musician). He met his wife at an Anthropologie clothing store, probably the one in Nashville, and shortly after penned “Hey Mama” (his latest single from his upcoming album ‘Young Love.’ The wedding was held at a private residence which is owned by Michael W. Smith (musician).

Dallas wedding photographers | Reply

Wow. Awesome job by the photographer by capturing the moments! Congrats on your wedding.

Julia | Reply

Beautiful pics – LOVE this artist – so happy for him

Dallas wedding photography | Reply

Wow, beautiful set… Nicole Miller is a great job on the brides short dress. You captured the moments well

Agata | Reply

amazing necklaces…. please write me where you bought them. I am dreaming about them. Maby you would like to sell them?:) If yes, I’m interested.

Dallas Wedding Photographer | Reply

I love the outfits !!! Great photography !!!

Shelly | Reply

Absolutely love the wedding! So beautiful. I went to college and sang worship with Mat. Congrats to both of you!

Debra M | Reply

Congratulations! This wedding was beautiful. I am a huge fan of Matt Kearney! Love, love, love his music! His wife is beautiful and they look so great together!

Dallas Wedding Photographer | Reply

Great Wedding! Good job to everyone involved.

Regina | Reply

I love this wedding idea. It looks like my dream wedding- no pretentious, silly, over-the-top decorations or food. Just simple food, fun, friends and nature. Hope I can have one like it one day.

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