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Virginia Wedding Inspiration- El Fresco Charm

September 20, 2018 / 0 Comment / Leafwood Weddings

Leafwood’s styled shoot, El Fresco Charm, was recently featured on Virginia Bride Magazine’s Blog. The styled  shoot, part 2 is a focus on the charm of an el fresco wedding reception at Leafwood with seriously elegant details, and was the vision of Engagements RVA staged at Historic Leafwood in Saluda, Virginia. This should give […]

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Getting an ABC License

July 9, 2018 / 0 Comment / Leafwood Weddings

Historic Leafwood allows couples to bring in their own alcohol, however, you must have a temporary ABC License from the state of Virginia, in order to have any alcoholic beverages served during your event. This includes wine, beer, and mixed drinks. We have a new source that can help you […]

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Moonlight and Magnolias- Romance at Leafwood

Dreaming of those sultry summer nights, in the country, with moonlight and magnolias? This is what you will experience when you choose Historic Leafwood for your wedding day. Imagine treating your guests to a true, southern Virginia experience, when hosting your wedding at a venue with beautiful grounds and a […]

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Summer at Leafwood

Happy Summer! Historic Leafwood is the perfect setting for a summer wedding and there is always something beautiful blooming. Featured on Virginia’s Historic Garden Week Tour in 2008, there are an abundance of beautifully landscaped plants, as well, as natural organic plants growing near the ceremony site. Couples love the […]

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Wedding Day Jitters and What to do About Them

By Dawn Van Ness Your big wedding day can bring on some some big pressures and expectations. Few get through without some anxiety, and some may experience even a panic attack. Seldom do people reenact Runaway Bride, but occasionally… so what to do? Before the day is upon you, take […]

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Leafwood Wedding- April and Jay

Real Leafwood Wedding Couple: April and Jay Date: April 29, 2018 From: Boston, Massachusetts/ Groom’s hometown- Norfolk, Virginia  April and Jay were married at Leafwood on April 29th, on a beautiful, picture perfect day. The sky was a clear blue, the sun was shining, and birds were singing as the […]

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Cocktail Inspiration

Sugarlands Distilling Company produces quality, craft spirits. The distillery in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee is a popular attraction where guests are invited to taste samples of award-winning spirits, take behind the-scenes tours of the production, and purchase their favorite spirits, mountain merchandise, and apparel. The following photos have cool ideas to create […]

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Dessert Bar Inspiration

  Dessert Bar Inspiration- by Shari’s Berries   While the location, the flowers and the reception are often hailed as being the best parts of a wedding, many agree that the food (especially the dessert selection) is equally important. From a donut wall to a colorful tower of macaroons, couples are […]

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Bridal Skincare Tips

  By Jennifer Dawson A Month-By-Month Guide to Bridal Skincare We all want to play the part of the ‘blushing bride” on our wedding day, but flawless skin takes planning and preparation. With everything else going on, from dress fittings to cake shopping, it’s easy to lose sight of yourself. It’s essential […]

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Honeymoon Inspiration – Myrtle Beach

Beach Fun in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina For our Leafwood Couples we have a great offer for your honeymoon stay! Stay in a beautifully appointed first floor condo including three bedrooms, 2 baths, and screened in porch at River Hills Golf Club. Amenities include a pool and hot tub, nearby […]

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