Embracing their love beneath sprawling oaks and Southern charm, the Greystone wedding of Sydney and Rob unfolded like a timeless love story in the heart of Mandeville, Louisiana. From the intimate moments of getting ready to the tear-jerking first look and the sacred ceremony at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, their wedding day was a blend of emotions and picturesque settings. I’m so excited to share the magical moments that unfolded on Sydney and Rob’s cool, December wedding day.
Getting Ready & First Look at The Greystone
The day began at The Greystone, a beautiful venue that served as the backdrop for the first chapters of Sydney and Rob’s wedding story. The anticipation was electric as Sydney prepared to step into her dream gown. She couldn’t help but smile, surrounded by the love and laughter of her closest friends and family. The Greystone’s timeless charm provided the perfect setting for capturing those cherished moments before the couple saw each other. Rob provided letters to each parent, which added another level of sweet emotions to the day.
Before the ceremony, Sydney and Rob shared an intimate first look at The Greystone. Rob’s emotional reaction, marked by tears of joy and love, captured the beauty of the deep connection these two share. The moment was not only a testament to the love they’ve cultivated but also a beautiful beginning to the vows they would soon exchange.
The Greystone’s enchanting grounds provided a blank canvas for capturing stunning natural light portraits of the couple! The delicate sunlight on Sydney’s gown and the radiant smiles of the couple created a series of images that radiate true love and happiness. These portraits are not just photographs; they are timeless expressions of Sydney and Rob’s love story!
Ceremony at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church
Following all formal photos, we headed over to Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Truly, this stunning church set the stage for Sydney and Rob’s union. It offered a sacred and elegant atmosphere for their ceremony. As the couple exchanged vows and sealed their commitment with a kiss, the church resonated with joy and love. The timeless beauty of the church mirrored the eternal nature of their promises. This helped to create an emotional ceremony that will be remembered for a lifetime.
Reception at The Greystone
Returning to The Greystone for the reception, the venue transformed into a space filled with laughter, dancing, and smiles. Surrounded by family and friends, Sydney and Rob celebrated their union in a joyous atmosphere that reflected the warmth of their love. The venue, adorned with elegant decor, provided a perfect backdrop for the couple’s first dance and the festivities that followed. The fun-loving couple ended the night with a true New Orleans Second Line! This then led into a private last dance between the couple and a fun bubble exit.
Sydney and Rob’s wedding day unfolded like a fairy tale! Each moment carefully pieced together their wedding day love story. From the tender first look to the sacred ceremony and the lively reception, the day was a testament to the enduring love shared between this joyous couple. I will forever remember the magical memories of Sydney and Rob’s wedding day. Cheers to the newlyweds!
The Greystone Wedding Day Vendors
Photographer: Haleigh Kirkland Photography // Coordinator: Maranda Templet Events // Venue & Catering: The Greystone // Ceremony: Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church // Videographer: Timeless Productions Bridal Shop: Be a Bliss Bride // Makeup: Glam on Location // Hair: Ellis Hair Company // Bridesmaid Dresses: Revelry // Menswear: Tuxedos to Geaux // Bakery: Cakes by Tomo // Decor: Mint Events Planning and Design // Band: Crescent City Soul // Video Phone Booth: Remember When Phone Booth // Photo Booth: Moon Over Nola // Transportation: My Royal Coach
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Be sure to check out Sydney and Rob’s dreamy engagement session at The Greystone and Fontainebleau State Park here.
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