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Raquel & Tyler’s Wedding + Reception / Rockfield Manor

So we started the weekend off at Rockfield Manor in Bel Air, MD with a celebration for Raquel & Tyler. The two love birds tied the knot with Officiant Sandra Lynch inside Rockfield's cute little barn in front of about 50 family members and friends. After reading their vows to each other, a kiss, and a formal introduction, the Bride & Groom recessed to "You Are The Best Thing" by Ray LaMontage. Everyone made their way up to the Mansion house after that for cocktail hour, introductions, dinner, and a party.  Formal introductions into the reception featured Bridal Party members entering to various songs selected by the Bride & Groom and a grand entrance by the new Mr. & Mrs. Wilkinson to "Better Than This" by Reagan Jones. They danced their first dance after that to Ingrid Michaelson's "The Way I [...]

Emily & Marlon’s Wedding + Reception / Liriodendron Mansion

We love September weddings and last night's celebration was no exception. Emily & Marlon became Mr. & Mrs. Usher with a ceremony and reception at the beautiful Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD. Reverend Laura Cannon of Ceremony Officiants married Emily & Marlon as family members and guests joined them on the back lawn of the Mansion House. Following a kiss and a formal presentation, everyone enjoyed cocktail hour inside and outside of the Mansion while the Bridal Party had photos taken. Later on, DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone inside for the newlyweds first dance as Emily & Marlon selected "Tangled Up In You" by Staind. After that, folks moved out to the back patio to find their seats for formal introductions of the Bridal Party. "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire was played while Parents, Bridal Party members, and Mr. & [...]

Michelle & Jonathan’s Wedding + Reception / Liriodendron Mansion

This morning at 10 am, Michelle & Jonathan became Husband & Wife! What a wonderful start to the weekend. It all happened at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD. Processional music was "What Have We Found Ourselves In" by Jess Ray. That was followed by vows, a kiss, a presentation by the officiant, and then a recessional to "Hello My Old Heart" by Oh Hellos. Cocktails and appetizers were enjoyed by all inside and outside of the Mansion before DJ Frank Marsden gathered folks inside and formally introduced the Bridal Party. The song "My Type" by Saint Hotel was played as everyone was introduced and Jess Ray's "Kiss You" was played next for Michelle & Jonathan's first dance as Husband & Wife. Michelle danced with her Father to Heartland's "I Loved Her First", Jonathan and his Mother danced to "Seems [...]

Margaret & Don’s Wedding + Reception / Rockfield Manor

So much love! Margaret & Don's celebration at Rockfield Manor in Bel Air, MD was the best. At 2 pm their ceremony took place outside and featured string quartet selections and Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's version of "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" as the recessional. Cocktails and appetizers were enjoyed by all before they found their seats for dinner. Toasts by the Bride's Daughter and the Best Man preceded the buffet meal provided by Dean and Brown Catering. Everyone was invited to gather around the dance floor after that for Margaret & Don's first dance as husband and wife to "Perfect" by Ed Sheeran feat. Beyonce. A great party followed with the newlyweds friends and family members filling the dance floor and jamming out to songs by the Village People, Bruno Mars, Maroon 5, Guns N' Roses, Darius Rucker, Aretha Franklin, and many more. [...]

Arielle & Byron’s Wedding + Reception / Pond View Farm

Saturday's celebration at Pond View Farm was off the charts kind of fun! Arielle & Byron invited some really awesome guests and the party was amazing! It all started with with an outdoor ceremony that featured string quartet selections and a recessional to "Marry You" by Bruno Mars. Cocktail hour took place under Pond View's outdoor pavilion and was followed by formal introductions of the Bridal Party into Pond View's barn. DJ Frank Marsden brought parents in while playing Queen's "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", Bridesmaids and Groomsmen entered to T-Pain's "I'm Sprung, and the new Mr. & Mrs. Dodson made their grand entrance into the reception to "Born To Love You" by Lanco. They danced their first dance as a married couple to an acoustic version of K-Ci & JoJo's "All My Life" performed by the Groom's Best Man. A [...]

Lauren & Dan’s Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Mr. & Mrs. Smith's wedding reception Saturday night at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD was such a fun night! Following the ceremony, guests began arriving around 6 pm and gathered in the lower area of the Hollow's Barn that features a stunning granite bar and outside on the Barn's carved stone patio for cocktails prior to the reception. Later on, everyone moved upstairs for the remainder of the celebration. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party in while playing "Call On Me" by Starley and Lauren & Dan were introduced to "Truffle Butter" by Nicki Minaj feat. Drake & Lil Wayne. They danced their first dance next to Russel Dickerson's "Yours" before Lauren's Father welcomed everyone and her Uncle blessed the meal put together by our friends from Laurrapin Caters. After guests made their way through the buffet line, [...]

Liz & Won’s Wedding + Reception / Liriodendron Mansion

Saturday night at the Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD, Liz & Won became Mr. & Mrs. Lee. Their evening began with an outdoor ceremony behind the Mansion. Parents, the Groom, his Groomsmen, and the officiant entered the ceremony to "Dawn" from the Pride And Prejudice Soundtrack. The Bridesmaids entered to "A Dream Is A Wish That Your Heart Makes" by the Philharmonic Disney Orchestra and Liz's processional was the main theme song from the Disney movie Ratatouille. Following the ceremony, the newlyweds and their families had pictures taken while guests enjoyed cocktails. For formal introductions into the reception, guests gathered inside and DJ Frank Marsden introduced Parents in to "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang, the Bridal Party to "Treasure" by Bruno Mars, and then Liz & Won to "September" by Earth, Wind & Fire. A served meal provided by [...]

Rachel & Nick’s Wedding + Reception / Liriodendron Mansion

The historic Liriodendron Mansion in Bel Air, MD, was built in 1898, and was the summer residence of Dr. Howard A. Kelly, one of the four founding physicians of Johns Hopkins Hospital. Sold to Harford County in the late 1970s, the mansion now operates as a historic, cultural, educational, and recreational facility. Rachel & Nick choose the Mansion for one of the biggest days of their lives. Their wedding day began with a ceremony on one of the Mansion's porticos. This wasn't "Plan A", but because of passing thunderstorms, "Plan B" was put in to place and it turned out wonderfully. The Bride processed to a version of Canon in D, and the newlyweds recessed to Vivaldi's "Spring". Cocktail hour was enjoyed by all following the ceremony and prior to formal introductions of the Bridal Party. DJ Frank Marsden introduced Parents, Bridal [...]