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Ashford Estate Wedding :: Jill & Robert

December 5, 2020

Jill & Robert’s Happily Ever After – wedding, shot by Vanessa Joy Photography, was truly a happy day all around! Jill stunned in her sparkly Berta gown fit for a princess and her bridesmaids dazzled in powder blue dresses and were adorned with Swarvoski .  Scroll below for more details from their beautiful day including Robert’s adorable reaction to his bride and a cookie dough ice cream bar!


Berta bridal gown, embellished wedding dress

black tuxedo shoes, black patent dress shoes

White Jcrew suit jacket, grooms jacket

round diamond engagement ring, black wedding band

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groom putting on suspenders, Jcrew grooms attire

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Jill’s sweetheart cut crystal embroidered lace gown was stunning and a perfect fit!

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brides initial monogrammed clutch

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My husband’s family and my family have known each other for years. Robby’s dad used to work for my grandpa when he was just a kid. Time after time our families wanted us to meet but it just never worked out. Finally, my grandma decided to change that. She told me we were going Christmas shopping but had to make a quick stop to see my grandpa (who was with Robby at the time). We finally met and it was truly love at first sight.

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Berta Bridal wedding gown, black and white photo of the bride

When planning our wedding we wanted to make sure the whole day was meaningful and special for not only us but our family too. We are very close with our families so any chance we could do something sentimental-we made sure to do it.

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After visiting the Ashford I got a very elegant yet rustic vibe. I wanted everything to be classic but also have a charm that made it unique. We used a lot of white and green flowers but wanted the a regal gold look thrown in there too.

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Priest at the alter

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We both agree that me walking down the aisle was our favorite part. We decided not to do a first look so the anticipation of seeing each other was so exciting. If we could go back to any part of our wedding it would 100% be that moment. It was a feeling that is indescribable.

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The Bake Works wedding cake, 4 tiered wedding cake

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We would tell our future children that it was a day of absolute joy. It was really the best day of our lives and we could not have felt more happy and in love. People told us it would go by fast and it really did but to have pictures and memories to remind us of these feelings and to show them one day is a gift.

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bride and groom cutting the bake works cake

bride and groom cut the cake

hunting inspired wedding cake topper

hunting inspired wedding topper, deer hunting wedding cake

cookie dough bar

cookie dough dessert at wedding



 Venue: Ashford Estate // Entertainment: Barry Herman Entertainment // Makeup Artist: Hot Mess Studio  // Videographer: Northeast Horizons  // Hair Stylist: Anahella Bridal  // Florist: MDS Floral Design // Stationery: Stephanie Somoni // Wedding Gown Designer: BertaL’Fay Bridal Chatham  // Bridesmaids Dresses: Bari JaySeng Couture // Grooms Attire: JCrew // Groomsman Attire: Men’s Wearhouse & Vera Wang  // Cake Designer: The Bake Works // Lighting: Fennelli Design LLC  // Brides Jewelry: Bracelet: Bloomingdales  //  Bridesmaids Jewelry: Swarovski  // Transportation: Arrive In Style Transportation