• Stephanie Rudolph

An Intimate Affair

Updated: Apr 7

Having a smaller wedding day allows for a truly intimate affair.

Here at Blackstone Rivers Ranch we’re quite the fans of having smaller weddings. There is something so special about having an intimate gathering of your closest friends and family members to celebrate your love. And that’s exactly what Michelle and Michael did for their wedding in early September of the 2018 wedding season. They celebrated their love with the 55 people who mean the most to them.

This couple is like few others who have celebrated their love with us. Honestly, it’s not every day we see a bride wearing a long-sleeved gown. But we loved what they did with our space to make it their own. For the ceremony space they kept things intimate through soft and natural decor. The cement pad was decorated with a homey rug and adorned with a few lanterns and pieces of greenery.

But as you look through these photos, you can tell that these two wanted to keep everything intimate and familial. They dressed the bridesmaids in floral print, full length dresses, and greenery wreathes in their hair. And they dressed the groomsmen in black slacks, blue button ups, and grey vests. Both attires give a more casual sense to this event.

This couple executed this beautiful affair with the help of a fabulous vendor team. Be Your Own Guest, who planned the event, is a company we work closely with up here at the Ranch. Their day of coordinator, Kelleen, did so much for this couple and it shows throughout these photos.


The Wandering Poppy Company, the florist for this event, did a wonderful job as well to bring nature in at a very personal level. The flower crown worn by Michelle is breathtaking, to say the least. Tie in that flower crown with the exquisite bridal bouquet and you have us star-struck.


Thank you, Jaicee Morgan, for capturing this beautiful love story! And thank you Michelle and Michael for celebrating with us. 



Photographer: Jaicee Morgan Photography | Planner: Be Your Own Guest | Florist: The Wandering Poppy Company | Caterer: Elevated Catering | DJ: TH Entertainment | Rentals: All Well | Transportation: Premier Charters

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