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Real Weddings: Melissa + Rick

Melissa and Rick’s colorful Leesburg, VA wedding is full of gorgeous floral creations from one of my favorite ladies, Holly of Holly Heider Chapple Flowers.  The wedding took place at Leesburg’s historic Thomas Birkby House and Holly and Melissa worked together to fill the day with colorful blooms that scream personality!

All images are courtesy of Sachs Photography.

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Melissa’s beautiful gown is by Novissima.  After purchasing it (off the rack!  for $500!) at a small local bridal shop in Maryland, she had it completely altered and customized by her seamstress, and the dress bears little resemblance to her bargain buy.  A great eye for fashion can sometimes save a lot of money!

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My favorite element is Melissa’s amazing bouquet, in hues of yellow, green, purple, and vivid fuschia.  Melissa’s bridesmaids carried matching bouquets which coordinated perfectly with their J Crew cypress gowns.

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Melissa and Holly, thank you for sharing with EAD!  The following Washington DC-area wedding vendors contributed to Melissa and Rick’s wedding:

Photography – Sachs Photography
Floral – Holly Heider Chapple Flowers
Bridesmaids – J Crew, color is cypress
Gown – Novissima, purchased at P. Lawrencein Gaithersburg, MD
Venue – The Thomas Birkby House, Leesburg VA

For more Washington DC wedding inspiration, as well as to follow EAD’s two DC-area bride bloggers, visit the Washington DC local weddings guide!

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    4 comments on “Real Weddings: Melissa + Rick

    1. Melissa writes...

      So exciting seeing this up! It was a perfect day! Thank you for featuring my wedding. I absolutely adore this site and I’m so flattered and honored to be featured on it!

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