The Liberty Mountain Resort in Fairfield, PA really makes the perfect scenario for any wedding, but today we are talking about my beloved couple, Amanda & Elvin’s love story, s. Their rustic-chic style and fun personality (toasting with tequila in their wedding ceremony) make us understand how much fun this couple has every day sharing their lives together.
Amanda & Elvin, your energy and love simply inspire us! We loved experiencing these moments with you and with every couple that trust in our work! Check out their wedding photos and video, along with their interview!
And if you want to check more about their love story, head out to their engagement session here!
Attention: if you were a guest at this event, please visit the private gallery on this link.
*Daysy’s Signature Shot
How long after you were engaged did you get married?
We got engaged 07/07/2016 and did not marry until 10/05/2018. So a little over 2 years.
Top 3 tips for future couples:
- Always ask your partner what they want.
- Always put each other first.
- Remember to always be honest, even if you think it may hurt the other person’s feeling.
Based on our wedding planning experiences, what advice would you give people who are still planning their wedding?
Book vendors as soon as possible. Do not wait. The sooner you book the less stress you have.
What adjective best describes your spouse on your wedding day?
Elvin was very handsome.
Amanda was stunning.
How would you describe the style of your wedding?
Where did you have your wedding? Why did you choose the location?
Liberty Mountain Resort – We fell in love with the scenery.
After the day has passed, would you have anything you have done differently?
I wouldn’t do one single thing differently. I’ve actually said let’s do it again I had so much fun.
How did you feel when the wedding planning was all over?
Describe any personal or special touches that helped make your wedding memorable.
We picked every word of our wedding ceremony. We wanted all our family and friends to unite as one and feel the love that we have for each other.
The Best Thing about the day:
I married my best friend!
Tell us about your wedding day fashions.
We both wore ivory.
What was your color palette and wedding style? What inspired it?
Our bridesmaids wearing burgundy. Groomsmen were in navy blue with a burgundy tie. Father of the Bride and father of the groom we’re both in Gray. We did a lot of greenery with succulents.
Did you have a first look before the ceremony? If yes, how can you describe that moment?
Yes, we did do the first look. I think we were both so nervous we didn’t know what to do when we saw each other. We just stood there for a few minutes just staring at each other.
Tell us about your cocktail hour and reception! What was on the menu? Did you have any special entertainment?
Oh, the food was absolutely delicious. We had prime rib and crab cake as our main entree. And the cake was even better. We had two different flavors 1 was white chocolate with a raspberry cheesecake filling and the other was a chocolate with chocolate ganache filling.
Which element(s) of your day best reflect you as a couple? What did you do to make guests feel special?
Our ceremony best reflected who we are as a couple. It was very important to us that we walked around and greeted all of our guests and thanked them for coming.
What was the most fun detail of your wedding to plan?
What was the most difficult detail of your wedding to agree upon?
Agreeing upon the alcohol we were going to provide. LOL
What moment of your wedding day did you get anxious the most?
That everything would come together perfectly.
Who caught the bridal bouquet?
Elvin’s cousin girlfriend.
Who decided on the wedding song for walking down the aisle and why?
We both did. We went with traditional wedding music.
What is the worst thing that happened on your wedding day, and the best thing that happened?
Nothing bad happen on our wedding day. The best thing that happened was we were married and all of our friends and family were able to be there to celebrate the moment with us.
What are your honeymoon plans?
We went to a Sandals Resort in St Lucia.
Photography & Video: Daysy Film & Photo
DJ: Dapper Djs
Makeup & Hair: Laventide Salon and Spa
Officiant: Rev. Judith Guasch
Bride’s Gown: Elegan Forever Bridal Boutique
Bridesmaid Dresses: Posh Bridal
Groom’s Attire: M. Stein Tuxedos
Caterer: Liberty Mountain Resort
Cake: Karen Rodkey Cakes
First Dance Song: James Arthur – Say you won’t let go
General Decoration: Handmade wooden signs made by bridesmaid Kelly Castle
Honeymoon: Sandals – St. Lucia