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November 21, 2018

Fall Hawkesdene Wedding | Blakely + Chris

Hawkesdene Wedding Bride and Groom nose to nose with mountains in the background Photo

Fall Hawkesdene Wedding

Saturday we celebrated with our last couple of 2018. It has been an incredible year and we could not have had a better end to our 2018 wedding season! And to boot a Hawkesdene Wedding, one of our favorite venues. Everything about Chris and Blakely’s wedding was stunning. Every detail from Blakely’s Whispers & Echoes by BHLDN gown to the exquisite reception tent designed by Gather and Blume. I love the small details too, like Blakely’s dragonfly pin in her hair that belonged to her grandmother.

A perfect fall day in the mountains with the colorful leaves, and mountaintop views. Chris and Blakely married at the Hawkesdene’s Pergola. With friends and family snuggled in blankets supporting the couple, the two said, “I do” in a quick ceremony and then off to their mountaintop view, where they had a moment together to toast each other and take in the breathtaking mountain views. Afterward celebrating with friends over dinner and dancing the night away.

About the newlyweds

The bride, Blakely is a nurse at Emory and the groom, Chris is a business development manager at Rezult Group. They both like being outdoors, especially with their two fur babies Lily and Nala. Being on the Chattahoochee River is their favorite place to be. Chris plays amateur league hockey and has made a big leap into fly fishing.

The two met over Easter weekend of 2014 in Nashville. Blakely tagged along for a weekend trip from Maryville, TN with a friend. They met up with friends at Bar Louie where Blakely met Chris who was visiting from Atlanta for the holiday weekend. That’s where it all started.

Chris proposed on a beautiful walk with their dogs. When they got to a stream, Blakely saw Chris reaching into his pocket. She thought he was just teasing because they had never been good at keeping surprises. She was sure she would have been able to tell if he had been in the process of buying an engagement ring. But she was completely stunned when he pulled out a box and got down on one knee. After she realized what was happening and that it wasn’t a dream, she was crying happy tears and nodding her head yes.

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Are you planning a wedding at Hawkesdene? We would love to be a part of your special day. Get in touch today over on our contact page to learn more about the wedding packages we offer. We look forward to hearing from you.

VENUE | Hawkesdene
DJ | Austin Emmons
BRIDES DRESS | Whispers & Echoes by BHLDN
BRIDAL SALON | BHLDN Atlanta
SHOES | Badgley Mischka
BRIDESMAIDS DRESSES | Azazie
FLORIST | Roger Wilhoite – Gather and Blume
HAIR AND MAKEUP | Linda Phelps
EVENT PLANNER | Roger Wilhoite – Gather and Blume
OFFICIANT | Rev. Hannah Desmond
BAKERY | Cakes by Lillian
INVITATIONS | The American Wedding