2019 Year in Review

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When you are part of a wedding venue like we are, you get to help the most incredible people get ready for their most important day. Always a few steps away from every decision and detail the couple makes, it is bittersweet as the getaway car drives off, knowing that our time together has reached its perfect end. That’s how much we love our couples; they become like...

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Laurel Loves | Winter Weddings

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Pinecones, cranberries, evergreens, roasted marshmallows, or fresh blooms, flannels, sunshine and kisses, the beauty of a winter wedding is that it can be whatever you want. Whether you go all in on decking the halls, or simply sprinkle hints into the details, the Laurel Loves winter weddings and all the joy that they bring.

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Real Weddings | Amanda + Jason | First Anniversary

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There’s a certain beauty that can only be felt at a winter wedding. Sitting snugly inside a chapel among family and friends, while outside the cold winds blow, there’s nothing quite like it. On December 1, 2018, nothing was warmer inside the Laurel than the smiles shared as Amanda and Jason pledged their love and lives to one another.  “I wanted it to feel like...

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Laurel Loves | Giving Thanks

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As you’re creating your grocery list for Thanksgiving, we hope you have a separate one going alongside it—one that is longer than your recipes and sweeter than your freshly baked pies. Of course, we mean a list of everything for which you are thankful. Having a heart of gratitude is of utmost importance this holiday season, and what better way to prepare than to...

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Real Weddings | Caitlyn and Tanner | November 10, 2017

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Some couples just bring out the best in all of us. With smiles so contagious and a love for one another so evident, these two can simply fill a room with joy. Never was this truer than on November 10, 2017 when Caitlyn and Tanner Worley stood on our chapel’s altar surrounded by many there to cheer them on. “I really loved the moment during the ceremony when my dad...

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Laurel Loves | Outdoor Ceremonies

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There’s nothing quite as refreshing as the outdoors—especially on your wedding day. Though notoriously known as a risky option, the reward for the risk-takers is always worth it. (And, thankfully, at The Laurel, there’s always our indoor chapel that makes an equally beautiful backup plan.) We never tire of seeing guests step outside, take a deep breath in and...

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Laurel Loves | Amazing Mantels Part III

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There’s a certain excitement we feel each time a new couple comes into our space. They always enter with fresh ideas and come ready with big visions of what they hope to see come true.  With decor at the front of most people's minds, we work with the couple to start dreaming up where everything can be positioned. Whether it is cascading down from the trusses in the...

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The Laurel Loves | Getaway Cars

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There’s a flow to every wedding day that begins and ends with grand entries. Like when the doors swing wide open for the bride to walk down the aisle to the love of her life. Then when the newly married couple makes their way into a cheering room full of loved ones. Then, finally, when the happy couple bids farewell to friends and family and enters into their new life...

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