Spring Love :: Southern Wedding

Photos by Divine Images

There’s a chic sophistication in simplicity.  Especially during springtime at Historic Cedarwood when the southern countryside and new love are the focus of the day.  Our beautiful bride Gabrielle and the love of her life took full advantage of the burst of spring beauty when planning their casually elegant April 21 wedding.  In an understated yet stunning Oscar de la Renta gown from b.Hughes bridal, Gabrielle raidated natural elegance.  Every photo of her, taken by the amazing Lesli and Bill Emmetts of  Divine Images, is so good it was impossible to choose just a few (which means click here to view Part 2 of this post.)

Divine Images also perfectly captured the beauty of Cedarwood in springtime with verdant countryside, blossoming trees and a freshness that you can feel. Soft Wedgwood blues, greens and cream flowers on classic ivory linens – paired with a touch of sparkle burlap – helped marry the natural+elegant wedding design.  Spring brides have the most wonderful crop of cut flowers to choose from, and Gabrielle’s selection of viburnum, ranunculus, berzelia, orchids, delphinium, lilies, tulips and Dutch iris created a major wow factor in her freshly coordinated wedding decor.

Gorgeous! Thanks Divine Images, for sharing your beautiful work. More G+B southern spring wedding wonder coming up in our Part 2 post!

Linda & the Cedarwood Event Team

Vendor list/credits:

Venue, floral and decor, styling/planning:  Historic Cedarwood and the Cedarwood Design Team

Photography:  Divine Images

Dress:  Oscar de la Renta from b.Hughes Bridal

Footwear:  Shoes(Bourne)/Boots (Frye) from Monkee’s of Nashville

Hair: Chris Mitchell, Haute Salon and Spa

Make-up: Meredith Jarrell, Private Edition

Rings: Village Jewelers  (Note: the Opal ring Gabrielle wore on her right hand was her something old, borrowed and blue from a dear friend who attended the wedding and wore it on her wedding day 25+ years ago)

Catering:  Chef Christopher

Wedding Cake:  Patty Cakes

Ceremony music:  Rebecca Baumbach, Nashville Wedding Violinist

Reception music:  Russell Wolff

Invitations: You’re Invited

Guest Book: Anderson Design Group “Spirit of Nashville”

Transfers: Fadds Wedding Trolley



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  1. Gorgeous images! I just love your venue!

  2. Thank you for featuring this sweet couple! We had a blast capturing this beautiful wedding at the Lovely Cedarwood! “Picture Perfect!”
    Lesli & Bill

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