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Bridal Portrait Session- By Ashley Peterson Photography

Leafwood has so many beautiful places to capture bridal portraits. Alison who recently married at Leafwood, came in a few days before the wedding, to take her bridal portraits. And they are breathtaking! Photography by Ashley Peterson Photography  

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Real Leafwood Wedding- Hannah and James

Hannah and James were married Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Historic Leafwood. This season has been a rainy one, but our “Leafwood luck” held out again, the rain stopped mid morning and the sun came out just as they started saying their vows. I don’t think anyone had a dry […]

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Real Leafwood Wedding- Alison and Tyler

The marriage of Alison and Tyler took place at Historic Leafwood on October 20, 2018. Rain ain’t no thing! Although, it rained Saturday morning, the rain stopped and the sun came out right on cue shortly before they walked down the aisle! It was a magical wedding with so many […]

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Real Leafwood Weddings- Chelsea and Josh

Congrats to this sweet couple- Chelsea and Josh, who tied the knot at Historic Leafwood on October 13, 2018. It was a picture perfect fall day, with bright blue skies and the sun shimmering through the trees. This thoughtful couple presented me with this lovely card upon their arrival..   […]

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Leafwood Real Wedding- Alyssa + Ty

Alyssa and Ty were married at Historic Leafwood on September 29, 2018. It was a beautiful, fall day when they said I do under the custom arbor. You may guess, that the bride’s fav color is purple, from her hair, to the groomsmen’s Vans, and the lavender roses adorning the […]

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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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