Y’all! Lexi and Will’s dark & moody outdoor wedding with natural, rustic elements will absolutely steal your heart! The color scheme, the details, and how intentional this couple is? Serious swoon alert! Lexi and her mom, Holly of Menu Venue Events, planned the most perfect day, and we can’t stop gushing about it. See it all below with behind-the-scenes commentary from the bride!

Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

How did you meet?

“High school youth group.”

Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

What is your favorite quality in your husband?

“My favorite quality about my husband is his love for the Lord.”

Groomsmen at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Groom in Khaki Jacket & Merlot Floral Tie at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

Did you have any specific design inspiration for your big day?

“My design inspiration was blossomed from a love for the outdoors and dark, moody elements.”

Dress Hanging from Outdoor Brick Building at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Gold Vintage Ring at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding Details | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Merlot Bridesmaids Dresses at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Lush Merlot & Greenery Bouquet at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Greenery Floral Crown at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Rustic Wedding Ceremony Entrance at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Calligraphy Wedding Sign at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Rustic Farm Table with Greenery Table Runner at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Rustic Cheese & Fruit Board at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Bundt Wedding Cakes at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

Did you do a first look? Would you recommend it?

“We loved doing a first look on our wedding day! It gave us the opportunity to spend the day with one another!”

First Look at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
First Look at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
First Look at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

Do you have a favorite aspect of your wedding?

“My favorite aspect of our wedding was gathering all of our closest friends and family members together to witness us becoming one. The weight of marriage and our love for one another being a picture of the Gospel was heavy on our hearts that day!”

Bridesmaids in Floral Robes at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Flower Girl at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Mother of Bride looking at daughter at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding Ceremony | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com
Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

Was there a part of your wedding that held a personal significance to you or your spouse?

“The first thing we did after giving and taking vows was taking communion. For us, that was a huge moment in setting the stage for a marriage in light of Christ’s love for us and aligning our hearts to His love.”

Flower Petal Toss for Wedding Exit at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

What was your first dance song?

“‘Heaven’s Knife’ by Josh Garrels.”

First Dance at Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

What do you look forward to most as newlyweds?

“Having someone to grow with daily, to love unconditionally, and make lots of memories!”

Dark & Moody Outdoor Wedding with Mountain Views | photo by Maggie Smith Photography | The Pink Bride® www.thepinkbride.com

Congratulations Lexi & Will from all of us at The Pink Bride!

Credits:

Location: Private Residence in Limestone TN

Photographer: Maggie Smith Photography

Planning & Styling: Lexi and her mom, Holly Davis of Menu Venue Events

Invitations: Handlettered and designed by the bride, Lexi

Catering & Airstream Trailer: Menu Venue Events

Floral and Rentals: Flowers by Tammy

Wood Tables: Made by Bride’s Father, Grandfather, & Groom

DJ: Beck and Champion

Doughnuts: Blackbird Bakery

Dress: LVD Bridal

Wedding Gown Designer: Claire Pettibone

Bridesmaid Dresses: Lulu’s

Affogato Bar: Starbucks

Bridal Party Dressing Suite: Cherokee Creek Farm

Bridal Cape: Champagne and Grit