Summer Wedding at Seven Springs
We traveled to the Laurel Highlands for Grace and Nir’s summer wedding at Seven Springs! It was quite a day, too. A happy couple with lots of family and friends gathered in the mountains to celebrate with them.
Getting Ready at Fin ‘n Feather
Sipping champagne from a straw is pretty standard stuff at hair and makeup time. But this straw was amazing!
Fin ‘n Feather is a beautiful, private spot to get ready. It was where the Dupré family, founders of Seven Springs, lived. The house is modern with rustic touches and the grounds feature a meandering stream and a pond. The enclosed back porch is the perfect place for a photo of wedding dresses. Grace and Nir’s rings were made by a close friend and were absolutely gorgeous!
Grace and her mom went upstairs to get the wedding dress on. The window light and the warmth of the wooden planks on the wall added so much to the beauty of the scene. Simply magical!
The guys got ready in the apartment above the garage next door (Lisa’s photo). They shared a toast while the ladies did a selfie.
We scouted out a location for the first look and decided on the footbridge over the stream. It was a shaded and private for Grace and Nir to have a moment together.
Grace is perfectly named.
After some portraits the couple headed back to the house to get the shuttle to the ceremony site.
Ceremony at Meadowoods
Grace smiles at Nir as he prepares to walk down the aisle with his parents at the start of the ceremony of their summer wedding at Seven Springs.
The couple exchange vows on the stage at Meadowoods.
Things got a little emotional as Nir said his vows.
Now that’s a kiss! (photo by Lisa)
Guests throw birdseed at the happy couple as they walk back down the aisle.
Once the guests went to the cocktail hour there was some room to move.
Grace and her sister Rose.
The sun peeked through the branches while we did some portraits on that lovely summer afternoon.
Reception in the Alpine Room
Nir’s family is from Boston. I love it when out of town folks experience the best Western Pennsylvania wedding tradition: The Cookie Table!
Nir and Grace made their entrance in style!
Dancing started immediately.
A crowd formed around Grace and Nir had to break through to get to her.
The guests didn’t make things easy, but he got there and carried his bride off.
One great thing about having a summer wedding at Seven Springs is that you can use both indoor and outdoor spaces as much as you want. Guests who took a break from dancing could head out to the patio and enjoy a drink by the fire pits.
Towards the end of the evening is when the Hora took place. It’s good to have some fit friends!
I owe a big thanks to Grace and Nir for including me in their wonderful wedding day.
If you liked this wedding then here are some more from Seven Springs. I shot more weddings there last year than anywhere else. I’m very grateful to Sierra, Nicole and Rena for recommending me. They make wedding days easy for everybody!