Kris & Allie's Splendor Mountain Real Wedding

As a child, I was never one to dream about my wedding. While I loved pinks and purples, gymnastics, dance, and other “girly” things, I never had a picture in mind of what my “perfect” wedding would be. 

My family grew-up hundreds of miles from our relatives. Over the years, we collected what we like to refer to as “surrogate” relatives- close friends and neighbors with whom we’d spend afternoons, evenings, and long weekends. One of these such surrogates, Chevin, bought property in Rabun County Georgia when I was ten years old. We spent many weekends at her property, Splendor Mountain, watching as she built it from the ground up into a gorgeous rustic retreat. In a lot of ways, my brothers and I grew-up alongside Splendor Mountain. I remember joking one day with my mom that if I were to ever get married, it would have to be there. 

My now-husband and I got engaged in early November 2017, and I reached out to Chevin and secured a May 2018 wedding date within a few days. Kris and I were so blessed to be connected with such an amazing team for all aspects of our wedding. Each piece of our wedding planning fit so well together, and we made memories we will cherish forever. Even though I didn’t grow up with the picture of what my wedding would be like, I would like to think this amazing day would have surpassed anything I could have imagined.
-Allie, bride


Photography: Lindsey LaRue PhotographyPlanning: Events by KathieFlorals: Mood FleuristeVenue: Splendor MountainBand: 5 on SundaysHair/Makeup: Make Me Up GACake: 2 Be Whole BakeryFloral Bridesmaid Dresses: Show Me Your MumuPurple Bridesmaid Dresses: Lulu'sCatering: FromageRentals: Professional Party RentalsVideography: AHP Photo.