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A Blush Inn at Leola Village Wedding

Apr 13, 2022

The morning started out rainy and gloomy. Constantly switching from rain showers to thick clouds rolling through.

Not what they had hoped for their blush Inn at Leola Village wedding.

Anne and Dominick kept their spirits high, though, and had faith! So much so that they made the decision three hours before the ceremony to keep it outside, even with a forecast that was constantly back-and-forth. (Just so you know, the rain held off, even though the clouds were above us.)

Their positivity shined through the entire day!

Let me give a quick backstory to this amazing couple. Anne and Dominick booked with me three years ago with a wedding date in 2020. Due to the unfortunate shutdowns that plagued our nation the past couple of years, they had to push their date back twice. Finally landing on April 9, 2022. However, I had the honor of photographing their intimate wedding back in April 2021.

It was absolutely beautiful!!

It was even more special for me to be able to come back this year and capture it all again with them. After three years together, these two have truly become close friends! So to finally see them celebrate with all their friends and family meant so much to me after all they had been through!

This celebration was definitely deserved for the two of them!

But with an intimate wedding the year prior, I am always curious what the emotions will be for the couple on the wedding day, part 2. Will it feel like just going through the motions, or will it still impact them as if it was the first time? That was my question leading into their day.

Their first look was all I needed to know the answer!

Anne and Dominick decided to still do a first look because she had a new dress to surprise him with. As we were getting Dominick set up, you could tell the excitement was slowly creeping in. Even with Anne already being his wife, this day still meant so much to him!

But it wasn’t until she turned around that I truly knew how much it meant!

As Anne walked closer and called his name to turn around, Dominick’s eyes instantly started to water. He was truly so excited to see her and in complete awe of how beautiful she looked in her dress. I think no matter if they did their wedding day over and over again each year, he would still be brought to tears!

The love they have for each other is unending!

It truly was a special moment to be a part of! That is how I hope every HMP couple feels on their anniversary! Just as excited and in love as their wedding day! Dominick and Anne, THANK YOU! Thank you for allowing to be a part of this journey with you. Thank you for letting me capture both of your beautiful wedding days. You two are the absolute best. Filled with so much love, constant happiness, and an unfading confidence!

You deserved this day!

And what a celebration it was! Nonstop dancing the entire night. Constant hugs and congrats from all the guests. So much support and love! You have the best group of people surrounding you! I can’t wait to see where life takes you! But, before you start that next chapter, I am so excited to give you “at least” one more gallery from your day! Below are some of my absolute favorites from your blush Inn at Leola Village Wedding. Enjoy as I finish editing your full gallery!

XOXO ~ Heather Marie

bride's strappy white high heels displayed with wedding invitation and rings on light pink background in leola, pennsylvania
bride and bridesmaids in robes on bed with excited faces and smiles at the inn at leola village
bride adjusting her left earring as she smiles in bridal suite at the inn at leola village
close up photo of groom's right hand adjusting the face of his wrist watch on his left wrist in leola, pennsylvania
bride laying her right cheek against grooms left shoulder as she looks down at her in leola, pennsylvania
groom and bride holding hands walking along pathway toward camera at the inn at leola village
bride and groom standing close together by outdoor display with white curtains in leola, pennsylvania
close up photo of bride's bouquet filled with blush and white roses and eucalyptus at the inn at leola village
bride with her seven bridesmaids other either side of her wearing blush gowns in leola, pennsylvania
bride in off-the-shoulder white gown walking with groom ahead of bridal party at the inn at leola village
groom with his seven groomsmen all wearing dark gray suits at the inn at leola village
bride and groom share their first dance by stone wall inside reception room at the inn at leola village
bride hugging her groom from behind as they both smile at camera outside the inn at leola village
bride and groom leaving their reception through streamers at nighttime as guests cheer in leola, pennsylvania

The Amazing Vendor Team:

Wedding Planner | The Inn at Leola Village

Wedding Dress | David’s Bridal

Bridesmaid’s Dress | David’s Bridal

Groom’s Attire | Men’s Wearhouse

Groomsmen’s Attire | Men’s Wearhouse

Florist | The Inn at Leola Village

DJ | VIP DJ Entertainment

Videographer | Beats & Focus

Hair Stylist | MacKenzie Jaymes

Makeup Artist | Anyelin Fuentes

Invitations | Shutterfly

Caterer | The Inn at Leola Village

Wedding Cake | The Inn at Leola Village

Venue | The Inn at Leola Village

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Memorable Stock’s Manor Wedding

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