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Rachel + Marc’s Summer Keswick Hall Wedding

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Clear skies, love in the air, and warm temperatures? It sounds like the perfect recipe for a wedding, right? Well, for Rachel + Marc’s summer Keswick Hall wedding, it was. This big day combined all the romance of wine hues and flowing florals with the classic setting of Keswick Hall, and it was impossible for us not to stare at Josh & Serena‘s gorgeous images of the affair.

While the entirety of this wedding has us wishing for the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer, we must admit that Rachel may have just been our favorite part. Her classic beauty was easy to showcase, so we swept her hair back from her face and added romantic curls to her long locks. For her makeup, we defined her gorgeous eyes with black liner and kept her skin glowy. Finishing off the look, we added a neutral lip, and this bride was the obvious star of the day.

Everything about Rachel + Marc’s summer wedding at Keswick Hall screamed romantic elegance, and we were thrilled to be part of their day. From the sweet vows to the beautiful, intimate portraits, there’s so much to love here, and we can’t wait to show you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Josh & Serena

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Josh & Serena | Venue Keswick Hall | Wedding Planner Donovan Grove Events | Florist Whimsical Floral | Officiant Sacred Ground Ceremonies | Band + DJ DJ Tobler | Photobooth Photobooth of Charlottesville | Cake Maliha Creations

Amanda + Robert’s Romantic Fall Castle Hill Cider Wedding

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Rich, deep hues, a stunningly beautiful bride, and the crisp air of autumn? Yes, Amanda + Robert’s romantic fall Castle Hill Cider wedding was everything you’d want in a big day as the weather cools down. With beautiful details, a sweet couple, and the perfect vows, we’re so in love with their special day.

For Amanda’s wedding, we decided to make sure her stunning features were the stand-out element of her look. To do so, we pulled all of her vibrant red locks away from her face and secured them in a classic but slightly loose bun. For her makeup, we made things neutral but added just a hint of smoky details to the outer corners of her eyes. Of course, we had to let her beautiful fair skin be the real star, though, and kept her makeup natural.

Plus, if we didn’t already know that we are in love with the bride, we would be after seeing the remaining images of she and Robert’s wedding. The mix of warm burgundy and orange with sky blue was the perfect blend of warm and cool tones, and we love the hint of rustic romance afforded by their beautiful venue.

Clearly, we can’t get enough of this Caste Hill Cider wedding, and we think you’ll be just as smitten with Amanda + Robert’s wedding day as we are.

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All Photographs courtesy of Sarah Goodwin Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Sarah Goodwin Photography | Venue Castle Hill Cider | Wedding Coordinator Logan Powell – Real Southern Accents | Florist Leigh Greener – The Greener Garden | Bridal Gown Paloma Blanca | Bridesmaid Dresses BHLDN | Officiant Reverend Miles Smith | Band East Coast Entertainment – Trademark | Caterer Harvest Moon Catering | Desserts Harvest Moon Catering

Lucie + Nick’s Classic Mount Ida Farm Wedding

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There’s something about a fresh, white palette and classic florals that will always make hearts aflutter. That’s certainly the case with Lucie + Nick’s classic Mount Ida Farm wedding. This beautiful couple’s rustic meets classic feté was filled with sweet, intimate moments, stunning details, and southern tradition (hello, buried bourbon).

For her wedding day, Lucie looked absolutely breathtaking in her lace gown. We kept her hair soft and romantic in a half up, half down style with a jeweled clasp holding back her dark locks. As for her makeup, the eyes have it. We subtly smoked out her outer corner but kept her lid bright to keep her eyes looking bright and awake. With a smokier eye look, we chose to keep her lips sweet and subtle with a bit of pink gloss.

Lucie shone throughout her big day as she and Nick said their vows and celebrated with friends. From the classic tradition of burying the bourbon to a romantic, al fresco ceremony, and classic reception, this pair’s Mount Ida Farm wedding was one for the books.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Aaron Watson Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Aaron Watson Photography | Videography Mwendo | Wedding Venue Mount Ida Farm | Wedding Coordinator Soiree | Florist Blue Ridge Floral Design | Bridal Dress Lazaro |Bridesmaid Attire: Nordstrom | Groom/Groomsmen Attire: Hugo Boss | Band + DJ Madison Trio | Caterer Harvest Moon Catering | Cake Sweethaus | Transportation Blue Ridge Tours + AGoff Limo | Officiant Claire Francis Sacred Ground Ceremonies | Invitations The Dandelion Patch | Lighting Blue Ridge Light Forms | Rentals Festive Fare Rentals

Bentley + Michael’s Classic Farmington Country Club Wedding

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Classic designs, a chic + clean palette, and a gorgeous bride? Yes, please! Bentley + Michael’s Farmington Country Club wedding ticked all of our wedding boxes, and it’s fair to say that we’ve got heart eyes over this entire affair. If you’ve ever wanted to know what the perfect, traditional big day looks like, Bentley + Michael’s will have you day dreaming for the rest of the week.

Of course for us, it’s the bride that makes the wedding, and Bentley could not have been more lovely. We kept her deep brown locks down and in loose curls, but swept them to the side so that guests (but most importantly Michael) could see her bridal glow. For her makeup, we focused on her eyes. Darkening up the corners and keeping the lid light brightened up her more smoky look for the best of both worlds. Of course, no bride is complete without glowing skin.

Farmington Country Club provided the ideal, classic venue for this pair’s nuptials, and with the crisp white florals and linens and golden details, this Charlottesville wedding was the height of elegance. We were so pleased to be part of Bentley + Michael’s wedding day, and now, we’re lucky enough to share some of our favorite moments with you.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Sam Stroud Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Sam Stroud Photography | Venue Farmington Country Club | Wedding Planner Donovan Grove Events | Entertainment Stephen Brownman | Music Plum Blossom String Quartet | Band Horizon — Sam Hill Entertainment | Florist Blue Ridge Floral Design | Officiant R. Charles Grant | Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Colonnade Club | Rentals Blue Ridge AV & Lighting | Stationary Rock Paper Scissors | Transportation Albemarle Limousine | Transportation Quick’s Bus | Cake Farmington Country Club | Catering Farmington Country Club

Erika + Eric’s Romantic Pippin Hill Wedding

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What do you get when you add cool tones, romantic florals, one gorgeously fluffy dog, and family + friend involvement? A wedding to remember. Erika + Eric’s stunningly romantic Pippin Hill wedding may just be one of our all time favorites (though, really, they’re all our favorites). From the soft purple hues to the sunset ceremony, the big day’s got everything you could want.

One detail we can’t get over, though? The bride herself. Erika glowed on her wedding day with her blonde locks softly curled and pulled back from her face. With greenery woven in to her tresses, we kept things ultra-romantic for her vineyard first look and al fresco ceremony. For her makeup, we chose to keep things glowy and made sure Erika was radiant with a lit from within beauty.

While Erika may have been the star of the show (alongside Eric, of course), the other details we love are how this couple’s family and friends helped makeup their wedding so special. With family friends providing music for the ceremony, the bride’s aunt providing the perfect jewelry, the cookie table crafted by guests, and photographs by friend Jeremy Salapek, the love could seriously be felt from beginning to end.

We are so excited to showcase Erika + Eric’s Pippin Hill wedding with beautiful photos from Jeremy Salapek.

Love,

The Charlottesville Makeup Artist Team

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All Photographs courtesy of Jeremy Salapek Photography

Hair + Makeup Artist  Charlottesville Makeup Artist LLC | Photography Jeremy Salapek Photography | Wedding Venue Pippin Hill Farm and Vineyards | Wedding Coordinator The One Moment Events | Florist Mallory Joyce Design | Bridal Dress Essence of Australia |Bridesmaid Attire: Hayley Paige | Jewelry Janet Palumbo-Lavery | Groom/Groomsmen Attire: Men’s Wearhouse | Band + DJ Bachelor Boys Band | Cake Prantl’s Bakery | Officiant Gay Lee Einstein | Invitations Rock, Paper, Scissors | Lighting Blue Ridge AV + Lighting