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Elegant Atlanta Athletic Club and Perimeter Church Wedding – Emily & Oliver


November 9, 2017


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Emily and Oliver’s wedding at the Atlanta Athletic Club and Perimeter Church in Johns Creek was absolutely beautiful! It was so much fun to work with Emily again after meeting her as a bridesmaid in Helen and Hunter’s wedding a few years ago (and this time around Helen was a bridesmaid and I was able to see Hunter again too!) I loved Emily’s laugh and infectious joy from the first time meeting her, and she was absolutely radiant as a Bride!

Emily and Oliver met while they were attending Georgia College in Milledgeville. What began as friends hanging out in the same friends group slowly turned into something more, and the rest as they say, is history! Oliver later proposed at the perfect spot near the Skyview Ferris Wheel, and I love that we were able to meet up in Roswell on a gorgeous spring day earlier this year for their Engagement photos!

The wedding day began with the girls getting ready at Atlanta Athletic Club! I just loved seeing all the girls hanging out, singing together to Emily’s playlist and sharing mimosas together! After hair and makeup were finished, it was time to head over to Perimeter Church for Emily to get into her gown! Emily’s mother, Judy and sister (and MOH) Abigail, helped Emily into her gorgeous Justin Alexander gown, and then we headed outside for bride and bridesmaids’ photos! I loved seeing so many special ladies in Emily’s life come together for her big day! What a sweet group, and the gentleman were wonderful as well! Before they slipped away for a quiet moment before the ceremony, Oliver & Emily met for a First Touch around the chapel doors. I held back tears as Oliver quietly prayed for the day before they parted ways!

The ceremony was held in the Perimeter Church chapel, and Emily was an absolute vision coming down the aisle with her Mom at her side! After the ceremony, I followed Emily & Oliver outside for a few special photos of the newlyweds together. Emily and Oliver love the outdoors so it was only fitting that we take advantage of the beautiful grounds at Perimeter Church for their wedding photos! They have such big hearts for their family and friends, and it was so much fun to see everyone come together to celebrate the happy couple! After sunset photos on the grounds at Perimeter, it was off to the Atlanta Athletic Club for the reception! The ballroom was absolutely stunning, and the Moxie Band had the dance floor hopping all night!

Emily and Oliver – It has been such a joy getting to know you both during this season in your lives! Y’all are a beautiful couple both inside and out! I love your kindness and the sweet way you love your family and friends. It was amazing to witness the way you love and serve those around you, even on your wedding day when it can be so easy to let selfishness win. I’m so excited for all God has in store for you both as you continue in Him! All the blessings to you both, and I hope the photos bring you back to the joy you felt on day one of your marriage! Much love and appreciation – Carrie Joy

Isn’t Emily & Oliver’s intimation suite stunning?! I just love how the gold and cream matched the feel of their elegant day!

This black and white film photo of Mom helping button the back of Emily’s gown is one of my favorites!

Oliver & Emily had a moment around the chapel doors before the ceremony, and I love that Oliver took a moment to pray for them and the day!

I just loved these photos we took just moments after the newlyweds said “I Do!” The light was absolutely magical and you can feel the Joy!!

The ballroom looks absolutely stunning! I loved the beautiful arrangements by Stylish Stems and calligraphy table numbers by Elisa Anne Calligraphy!

Congratulations, Emily & Oliver! I’m so happy for you guys! What an incredible day! 🙂

A big Thank You to Corryn Lytle for capturing the day with me, and to the following dream team who helped make this day absolutely amazing!

Planning & Coordination: Detailed I Do’s

Ceremony Venue: Perimeter Church

Reception Venue: Atlanta Athletic Club

Hair Stylist: Elizabeth Torma

Make up Artist: Savannah Bradford

Bridal Gown: Justin Alexander from Bel Fiore Bridal

Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Bill Levkoff from Bel Fiore Bridal

Menswear: Jos A Bank

Floral Design: Stylish Stems

Stationery & Wood Signs: Elisa Anne Calligraphy

Invitations & Programs Design – Lauren Cole, Ink Paper and Gifts

Caterer & Cake: Atlanta Athletic Club

Videography: Petit Four Films

Band: The Moxie Band

Rentals & Decor: BBJ Linens and Sweet Seats

Transportation: Carey Executive Limousine

Trolley: Georgia Trolley Services


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