Byrd Wedding Vibes Part 2
Our wedding was more beautiful and special than we ever could have imagined -- partly due to luck & perfect weather, and partly due to our incredibly talented friends and family without whom this event would never have been so bleeding PERFECT! And I use the term perfect loosely. I was definitely stringing together the escort card chart an hour before photos with the help of a team of slightly hung-over (but still gorgeous) bridesmaids. But I wouldn't have it any other way. Special thanks to our friend Chelsea Wakstein who catered our rehearsal dinner like a boss! And to Stephen Ockham who brewed us a big keg of gluten free Imperial Ale, which ruled hard.
Event Design: Bride (that's me!) and Mary Edmonds / Photography: Chelsea Diane Courtney / Videography: Kelsie McNair of With Lavender and Lace / Venue: Pharsalia / DJ: Grits n' Gravy / Ceremony Musician: Jake Hull / Flowers: Mary Edmonds (an eco friendly, local-focused florist) / Bride's Gown: BHLDN / Groom's Suit: Indochino / Groom, Groomsmen, & Ring Bearer Bow Tie: The Tie Bar & Amazon / Bridesmaid dresses: ASOS, Dillards, & various / Flower Girl Dress: Handmade by Mother of the Groom / Paper: Jolly Edition / Bride's Hair & Makeup: Fielding Biggs of Moxie / Catering: Beggars Banquet / Gluten Free Cake: Bake Love Bakery / Rentals: Pharsalia and Lynchburg True Value / Homemade Truffles (made from the bean): The Bride & Groom / Our Songs: Thunder Clatter by Wild Cub & Never My Love by The Association
The Details on our Gluten Free Wedding Menu!!!
warm dates stuffed with honey whipped goat cheese, garnished with fresh rosemary
grilled tomato, pesto polenta + cigilene mozzarella skewers
corn chip with butter sauteed sharondale mushrooms
At the Table (buffet style)
seasonal fruit on the table
roasted butternut squash, goat cheese and mushroom lasagna (gluten free : Jovial Foods Noodles arranged through IY)
pan seared + roasted applewood smoked wild alaskan salmon filets + diced tomato & fresh scallion “relish”
maple roasted brussels sprouts
balsamic roasted carrots and shallots garnished with orange zest
arugula + baby spinach salad with sliced apples, roasted bermuda onion and caramelized pecans with mustard vinaigrette
If you have questions or want advice on how to make your wedding or special event gluten free (and/or vegetarian friendly) shoot me an email or comment below! I'm so more than happy to chat.