Hannah and Matthew’s winter wedding at The Estate at River Run was nothing short of a fairytale, infused with an enchanting mix of Victorian elegance and forest-themed wonder. The celebration, set against the backdrop of this majestic estate, was a breathtaking blend of cool, dark tones that perfectly captured the couple’s unique style. The Estate at River Run, with its grand Georgian architecture and expansive landscapes, provided the ideal setting for Hannah and Matthew’s winter wedding day. The ornate mansion, dressed in tones of luxurious gold and polished marble, came alive with a magical ambiance that reflected the couple’s vision.

Hannah stunned in a strapless dress that showcased her exquisite tattoos, making a bold and beautiful statement. Her long, lacy veil added a touch of delicate elegance, while a sparkling crown atop her head completed the look. As she walked down the aisle, her powerful presence and the unique details in her bridal look captivated her husband-to-be surrounded by their family and friends. The ceremony was a heartwarming blend of tradition and personal touches. The highlight of the procession was undoubtedly the couple’s beloved pug, who stole the show in a dapper suit. Walking down the aisle with confident steps, the pug brought smiles and laughter, embodying the joy and love that filled the day.

For the reception, The Estate’s Tuscan Ballroom transformed into an atmosphere of regal sophistication with the dark, cool-toned decor. The snowy greenery created a winter wonderland, while touches of Victorian furnishings including the ornate gold chairs and lengthy white-clothed tables added a timeless elegance. The tables were adorned with flickering candles, casting a warm, inviting glow that enhanced the intimate, magical feel of the evening. Every aspect of the wedding exuded a sense of fierce and powerful beauty. From the bold color palette to the intricate details of the decor, the celebration was a true reflection of Hannah and Matthew’s personalities. The couple’s first dance on the Wedgewood Ballroom was a moment of pure magic, capturing the essence of their love story in a perfect blend of strength and tenderness.

The Estate at River Run proved to be the perfect venue for Hannah and Matthew’s unique wedding. Its grand ballrooms, picturesque outdoor spaces, and elegant architectural details provided a stunning backdrop for their special day. The estate’s ability to seamlessly blend industrial elegance with natural beauty made it an ideal choice for their classical-themed celebration. The supportive staff at The Estate ensured that every detail was executed flawlessly, allowing the couple to fully enjoy their day.

Hannah and Matthew’s winter wedding at The Estate at River Run was a celebration of love, individuality, and magical beauty. The Estate’s timeless charm and versatile spaces provided the perfect setting for a wedding that was uniquely theirs, filled with unforgettable moments and personal touches.


Planner – Marylee Marmer Events

Caterer – Groovin’ Gourmet

Photographer – Bee Two Sweet Photography

Videographer – Coloso Media

Florals – Marylee Marmer Events

Hair & Makeup – Avenue 42

Dessert – Sassy Treats Home Bakery

DJ – Bunn DJ

Event Rentals – Rent-E-Quip

Photobooth – Silly Shotz

Transportation – James Limousine

Hannah & Matthew

December 2nd, 2023

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