A Love Rooted in Faith: Ashleigh and Colton's Wedding at Grace Valley Farm

Love stories are often painted with unique touches that make each one unforgettable. For Ashleigh and Colton, their wedding was a beautiful tapestry woven with threads of faith, family, and cherished memories. Held at the picturesque Lover's Lane at the historic Grace Valley Farm in Shelbyville, TN, their wedding day was nothing short of a heartfelt celebration of their deep-rooted faith and enduring love.

A Walk Down Lover's Lane

Grace Valley Farm, with its timeless charm and idyllic scenery, set the perfect stage for Ashleigh and Colton's special day. As guests gathered, the air buzzed with anticipation and joy. The ceremony began with a poignant moment as Ashleigh walked down the aisle to the soulful melody of "Goodness of God." This song, a testament to their shared faith, echoed the couple's gratitude and reverence, setting a deeply emotional tone for the day.

Communion of Love and Legacy

Faith played a central role throughout the ceremony, highlighted by a touching communion. The communion table was adorned with a family heirloom Bible and a handkerchief, both carried by Ashleigh's grandmother on her wedding day. These treasured items symbolized the enduring faith and love passed down through generations. As Ashleigh and Colton partook in communion, they not only honored their faith but also the legacy of their families, blending past traditions with their present joy.

Sentimental Bridal Details

Ashleigh's bridal ensemble was a beautiful blend of tradition and sentimentality. Her bouquet was wrapped in lace from her mother's wedding dress, and adorned with a stunning brooch that belonged to her grandmother. These delicate touches connected Ashleigh to the strong women in her family, grounding her in their love and wisdom as she stepped into her new life with Colton.

For her "something blue," both mothers wore elegant blue attire, adding a subtle but meaningful touch to the wedding's color palette. Ashleigh's "something borrowed" were her grandmother's earrings, a piece of jewelry that carried with it countless memories and blessings. These thoughtful details not only enhanced Ashleigh's bridal look but also honored the women who have been pivotal in her life.

Honoring a Father's Memory

Colton's tribute to his late father was one of the most touching moments of the day. Before the ceremony, his mother pinned a patch inside his jacket, right over his heart. This patch, bearing an image of his deceased father, was a silent yet powerful reminder of his father's presence. This tender gesture brought tears to my eyes, reflecting the deep bond Colton shared with his father.

Additionally, Colton reserved a seat in the front row in memory of his dad. This empty chair, adorned with a flower, symbolized his father's everlasting presence and the love that continues to guide him. It was a poignant reminder that those we love are never truly gone; they remain with us, especially on such significant days.

A Celebration of Love and Faith

Ashleigh and Colton's wedding at Grace Valley Farm was more than just a ceremony; it was a heartfelt celebration of love, faith, and family. Surrounded by the beauty of nature and the warmth of their loved ones, they embarked on their new journey together, rooted in the traditions and values that have shaped them.

Their wedding day was a beautiful reminder that love is not only about two people coming together but also about the families and legacies that come with them. Ashleigh and Colton's story is one of love nurtured by faith, strengthened by family, and celebrated with heartfelt traditions that will continue to inspire those who were fortunate enough to witness it.

Thank you again, Ashleigh and Colton for trusting Collins and Collins Photography to capture the moments that make memories last lifetimes!!!!

Collins and Collins Photography/Middle TN Wedding Photographers of Columbia, TN at Grace Valley Farm - in Shelbyville, Tn

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