Invision Events: Best of 2016

December 28, 2016

We have had the most amazing year. We couldn’t send 2016 off without a fun look back and our own little Best Of list. We all wish you the best for 2017. Cheers to all our beautiful brides and grooms!

Best Ceremony Venue:

Kelly + Kirk, Sacred Heart Basilica; Atlanta, Georgia
Straight up ceremony goals, y’all. photo Rustic White Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Lexi + Bob, Lonesome Valley; Cashiers, North Carolina
Savannah + Josh, Swan House; Atlanta, Georgia
Kayla + Jonathan, Independent Presbyterian Church; Birmingham, Alabama

Best Getting Ready Venue: Savannah + Josh, The St. Regis; Atlanta, Georgia
I mean, does it get any better than this? photo: Vue Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Alex + Wes, English Village Private Residence; Birmingham, Alabama
Lexi + Bob, Private Residence; Cashiers, North Carolina
Sarah + Drew, The Tutwiler; Birmingham, Alabama

Best Reception Venue: Lexi + Bob, Lonesome Valley; Cashiers, North Carolina
This wedding and reception are truly what every couple dreams of. photo: Sarah Ingram

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Honorable Mention:
Rachel + Clark and Alex + Wes, Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, Alabama
Margaret + Kevin, At Home Private Residence; Indian Springs, Alabama
Abi + Oscar, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art; Auburn, Alabama

Best Reception Design: Abi + Oscar, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art; Auburn, Alabama
Contemporary, yet classic and refined. photo: Tiffany Hughes Photography

View More: http://tiffanyhughesphotography.pass.us/invevents

Honorable Mention:
Erin + Joey, Rivermill Event Centre; Columbus, Georgia
Lexi + Bob, Lonesome Valley; Cashiers, North Carolina
Savannah + Josh, Atlanta History Center; Atlanta, Georgia

Best Bouquet: Holly + Andrew, HotHouse Design Studio; Birmingham, Alabama
Light, fluffy, feminine and totally bridal. photo: AL Weddings

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Honorable Mention:
Sarah Beth + Matt, Southern Posies; Senoia, Georgia
Savannah + Josh, Tailor & Table; Atlanta, Georgia
Sarah + Drew, HotHouse Design Studio; Birmingham, Alabama

Best Overall Party: Clare + Adam, Fountainview Mansion; Auburn, Alabama
I mean, the band ended with the song “Purple Rain.” photo: Jennifer Blair Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Kirkland + Morgan, The Gadsden Country Club; Gadsden, Alabama
Josie + Whit, The Biltmore Ballrooms; Atlanta, Georgia
Becca + Tommy, Mountain Brook Club; Birmingham, Alabama

Best Cocktail Hour: Josie + Whit, The Biltmore Ballrooms; Atlanta, Georgia
Two words is all you need to know: live harpist.photo: Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Abi + Oscar, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Art; Auburn, Alabama
Savannah + Josh, Swan House; Atlanta, Georgia
Kelly + Kirk, Summerour Studio; Atlanta, Georgia

Best Signature Drink: “The Scout” + “The Winnie”, Alex + Wes, Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, Alabama
Personalized details that include a bubbly beverage and your dogs? Okay, you got us! photo: Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography

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Best Bride’s Cake: Alex Wise Perry via Barb’s Cakes + HotHouse Design Studio at Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, Alabama photo: Kelli + Daniel Taylor Photography
Complete and total perfection.

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Honorable Mention:
Kayla Harding Bowman via Magic Muffins + Christopher Joseph Designs at Inverness Country Club; Birmingham, Alabama
Jillian Chavers via Cakes by Tania + The Flowers Store at Fountianview Mansion; Auburn, Alabama

Best Groom’s Cake: Tommy Brown via Olexa’s + Uncut Flowers at Mountain Brook Club; Birmingham, Alabama
The kicker? It was completely edible. photo: Jamison Skinner Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Whit Henderson via Frosted Pumpkin at The Biltmore Ballrooms; Atlanta, Georgia

Best Band: Sarah + Drew, Johnny and the Loveseats from Nashville, Tennessee
Literally don’t even have any words for how amazing they were. photo: Mary Margaret Smith Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Paige + Matt, The Perfect Ten Band from Atlanta, Georgia
Becca + Tommy, Compozitionz from Jackson, Mississippi
Margaret + Kevin, Act of Congress from Birmingham, Alabama

Best Dress: Paige Norby McClees, Custom Heidi Elnora via Heidi Elnora
Effortless style: always in fashion. photo: Kim Box Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Kelsey Brown Anna Majer, via Joan Pillow
Sarah Margaret Lyons Romona Kaveza Legends
Alex Wise Perry, Pronovias via Pronovias Flagship NYC
Best Veil: Sarah McDurmont Lindley, Toni Federici via Carriage House
Creamy as butter and ever so soft and light.photo: Heather Durham Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Alex Wise Perry, Custom Pronovias via Pronovias Flagship NYC

Best Hair & Make-Up: Sarah McDurmont Lindley via Emily Summerville; Birmingham, Alabama
This work speaks for itself, she is breathtaking. photo: Heather Durham Photography

 

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Honorable Mention:
Sarah Beth Powell via Lynsey Richardson; Senoia, Georgia
Savannah Thomas Richey via The Moore Agency; Atlanta, Georgia

Best Use of Color: Rachel + Clark, Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, Alabama
A bold statement marked by refined touches. photo: Mary Margaret Smith Photography

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Best Favor: Margaret + Kevin, The Heavenly Donut Company Truck; Indian Springs, Alabama
Seriously, why don’t we have donut trucks at every wedding? photo: Cameron Freshwater Photography

View More: http://cwfphotography.pass.us/margaretkevin

Honorable Mention:
Rachel + Clark, Monogrammed Coffee Mugs; Birmingham, Alabama
Kirkland + Morgan, Groom’s Personal Bourbon Bar; Gadsden, Alabama
Alex + Wes, Boxed Wedding Cake; Birmingham, Alabama

Best Monogram: Mary Martha + Briggs via Empress Stationery
A family crest: the ultimate personalization. photo: Tiffany Hughes Photography

View More: http://tiffanyhughesphotography.pass.us/mary-martha-scott
Honorable Mention: Alex + Wes via Allison R. Banks Designs
Best Sendoff: Jillian + Jason, “Fireworks at Fountainview,” Auburn, Alabama
The most magical two and half minutes of the night. photo: Tiffany Hughes Photography

View More: http://tiffanyhughesphotography.pass.us/costellochaverswedding

Honorable Mention:
Amy + Menza, “Confetti + Color at The Carriage House,” Birmingham, Alabama

Best First Dance: Kelly + Kirk, Summerour Studio; Atlanta, Georgia
She’s a real ballerina, y’all. photo: Rustic White Photography

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Honorable Mention:
Haley + Kevin, Moore’s Mill Club; Auburn, Alabama

Best Dressed Guests: Savannah + Josh, Atlanta History Center; Atlanta, Georgia
Serious squad goals going on for this group. photo: Vue Photo

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Honorable Mention:
Lexi + Bob, Lonesome Valley; Cashiers, North Carolina
Becca + Tommy, Mountain Brook Club; Birmingham, Alabama

Miss Congeniality: Savannah Thomas Richey AND Sarah Beth Powell AND Becca Bargainer Brown.
Our new besties, y’all. photos by: Vue Photography, Amy Arrington Photography, Jamison Skinner Photography

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Best Use of Old, New, Borrowed, Blue: Becca Barganier Brown, borrowed wedding dress from cousin of the groom
Winning. photo: Jamison Skinner Photography

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