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Nashville Wedding Recap – Lauren & Kevin

Lauren and Kevin held their stunning wedding at the Long Hollow Gardens on a beautiful February day. The couple had a day filled with so much happiness and love! Keep reading to learn more about their awesome wedding.

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Getting Ready

To kick off the wedding day, Lauren and her Bridesmaids got ready together. The ladies had their hair and makeup done by R&Co for the big day. To make the getting ready photos even cuter, Lauren and her bridesmaids sported matching pj sets! It doesn’t get any sweeter than this.

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Can we get a little commotion for the dress?! Lauren’s dress was nothing short of glamorous with a slim silhouette and sweet heart neckline. The dress was beautifully detailed as well, with intricate lace patterns and touches of sparkle.

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To honor her late father, Lauren had her dress customized to include a handwritten message by her dad.

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Lauren’s bridesmaids got to see the bride first during their private first look. Just look at those reactions! This was truly a priceless moment!

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Groom Kevin got ready for his wedding day as well, wearing a classic black suit his white pocket square and red accents really pulled together his look nicely.

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Kevin’s wedding day look also included a boutonniere, adding another splash of red to the outfit. All florals for the wedding were provided by Fresh By Carry Ann.

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First Look

Groom Kevin also got a first look with Lauren! This moment was so special for the couple, just look at how excited Lauren is to see her groom!

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Those are the faces of two people in love!

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Bride and Groom Photos

Then is was time for Lauren and Kevin to pose for some stunning shots together before the ceremony later that day.

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The two might have even stolen a kiss…

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…or two.

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… okay three!

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Bridal Party Photos

Then it was time to get the whole bridal party together for some pictures. Kevin and his groomsmen were up first. The men wore red ties the matched the grooms, along with white boutonnieres that complimented Kevin’s wonderfully.

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Then it was time for Lauren and her bridesmaids to get their pics together! Lauren’s bridesmaids wore long velvet gowns in a beautiful deep red color. Each bridesmaid carried a bouquet of white and blush colored flowers. Bride Lauren’s bouquet was a show stopper too, with pops of pink, red, and maroon, this bouquet was the definition of perfection.

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With pictures taken, the bridal party took a moment to hang out together before the main event!

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Wedding Ceremony Details

Lauren and Kevin’s wedding had some stunning details that really brought the color scheme in nicely.

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With their February wedding outdoors, they stocked their guests with a delicious hot chocolate bar for guests to enjoy!

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Above the archway that the couple would get married under later that day, these stunning florals were added to liven the space up, and give it some awesome pops of color. Similar to Lauren’s bouquet, the couple tied in hot pink, white, and maroon flowers to this beautiful greenery.

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Faux snow was tied along the ends of the aisle for guests to throw once the ceremony was over.

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Wedding Ceremony Highlights

Then the time came for the main event! Lauren and Kevin’s closest friends and family all gathered together to watch the two exchange vows. The ceremony started with Kevin and the bridal party making their way down the aisle.

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With guest standing to welcome her, Lauren and her mom Kristen Fritschel, made their way down the aisle.

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The two women walked hand-in-hand the whole way, both smiling brightly the entire time.

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Then, Lauren and Kevin met at the alter to exchange their vows.

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Groom Kevin might have gotten emotional during his vows, but his almost wife Lauren was there to get him through the heart felt promises.

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Now it’s official!! Lauren and Kevin are Mr. and Mrs. Brolan!

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Look at those happy faces!

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Wedding Reception Details

After the ceremony, guests were invited to enjoy a cocktail hour and reception to celebrate the happy couple. The Brolan’s reception was filled with so many cute touches of their personalities, for example, their bar signs featured the couple’s pup, Pepper, along with two signature cocktails. The two cocktails, one names Texas, the other Tennessee, represented the couples past and future, paying tribute to where they have been in life, as well was where they’re going.

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The pair got creative with their seating cards too, choosing to tie them to some ‘Ole Smokey distillery mini moonshine shooters that guests could take home and enjoy later!

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Does it get any prettier than this reception space?! The natural lighting, paired with many pops of color, really brought this space to life.

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The head table for these two was the picture of elegance, with greenery running along it and stunning candlelight. The bridesmaids bouquets doubled as center pieces for this table, the white color scheme adding to the romantic feel of the reception.

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The Brolan’s cake was simply beautiful! This three tiered, white buttercream cake from Publix looked so amazing in the reception space. The pair decided to add some flowers to the cake, which really brought it to life. Can you spot another surprise on the cake? Yep, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you, livening up the middle tier is a face near and dear to the pairs hearts, their dog Pepper!

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Wedding Reception Highlights

To get the reception started, Lauren and Kevin shared their first dance together as Mr. and Mrs. Brolan, to “The Story,” by Brandi Carlile.

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After dinner, the couple had special dances with their parents. Kevin kicked things off with his lovely mother, Pat Brolan, and danced to the song “You are the Sunshine of my Life,” by Stevie Wonder.

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Then Lauren and her mom hit the dance floor, dancing to “Let it Rain” by Eric Clapton.

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With the dance floor open, the couple left their fear behind them as they celebrated their love through The Horah to kick off dancing!

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After some dancing, Lauren and Kevin cut into their cake!

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They, of course, had to have a special toast too!

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Then dancing continued, complete with these awesome, glowing flower crowns! These two definitely know how to throw a party!

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One more big congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Brolan!! Thank you both for allowing us at Vision in White be a part of your big day! It was such a joy getting to help you create your dream wedding!

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Venue – Long Hollow Gardens
Cake – Publix
Florist – Fresh By Carry Ann
Photographer – Krista Lee Photography
Videographer – Justin Thompson Media
Alcohol – Red Spirits and Wine
Ceremony Music / Band – 8 South Band
Hair / Makeup – R&Co
Officiant – Cal Walsh
Rentals – Liberty Party Rentals
Caterer / Bartender – Chef’s Market
Transportation – Grayline
Wedding Planner – Vision in White Events | Alex McClard

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