Rustic Barn Styled Shoot, Germantown, NY

This past week I had the absolute pleasure of collabing on a styled wedding shoot at A Private Estate in Germantown, NY! Tucked away into the woods in the Hudson Valley, A Private Estate is quite literally that. A wedding venue on a GORGEOUS private estate with expansive grounds that include a pond, a waterfront view of the Hudson River, a looming mansion, a carriage house, and the most beautiful barn you’ve ever seen. The barn itself is just glowing with 19th century rustic charm, concrete floors, with a loft on either side, massive double doors, and a glorious chandelier. It quite literally took my breath away.

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Albelisa of Maple Field Floral and Stacey of Whiskey and Wine Events were the true masterminds of creativity behind this whole shebang who organized a great team of creatives to come together and bang out something beautiful!

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Jenny of the Sweet Bakes Cafe graced us with this stunning cake. BUTTERCREAM AND FRESH FLORALS?! AHHHH. I can confirm that it smelled just as good as it looked too.

Elizabeth and Austin were our models for the day and LOOK AT HOW CUTE THEY ARE!

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And these dainty rings (as well as all of the other jewelry used!) were graciously brought by J Bliss Studios and aren’t they perfect?

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Tyler and Bea from Upstate Jamboree showed up with these very unique (and very cool!) handmade old world European lawn games! I was blown away by how beautifully crafted they were. I see some furniture for my home in the near future, Tyler! Each game was super lightweight and had a great modern minimalist look while retaining that great European culture.

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Can we just talk about how magical this swing looks? Albelisa really killed it on the florals for this one. I love ferns and the fact that they’re all over pretty much everything for the shoot just made it all that much better. Trailing them up the swing ropes is such a great way to incorporate all of greenery possible.

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Our bridesmaids Sara and Heather had some pretty killer looks going on, with hair styling by Katie of Hair Honey by Kate and make-up by Megrianne.

 
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photography: natasha shapiro photography // venue: a private estate // Planning: whiskey & wine events // florals: maple field florals // cake: sweet bakes cafe // jewelry/rings: jbliss studios // hair: hair honey by kate // make up: megrianne // grooms details: // brides maids dresses: lambshill bridal // brides maids: sara and heather // bride: Elizabeth // Bride dress: // groom: Austin // Groom suit: haggar // games: upstate jamboree

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