Lilly and Austin are middle school sweethearts who married in the Courtyard at The Colonnade at Revolution Mill in Greensboro on October 21, 2018. Their wedding was filled with personal touches, Bohemian chic designs and lots of dreamy greenery. We are so excited to share their wedding ceremony and reception with you!
“We were driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway and decided to go walk around at Chetola Resort (they have a lake/walking trail). We went out onto the gazebo and it was all lit up with string lights so we stopped to take a picture. I was facing one way because Austin wanted to make sure the camera would get us in the shot and when I turned around he was on one knee! It was intimate and romantic and everything I could have wanted in a proposal.” - Lilly, Bride
Decor and Vendors
There was lots of lush greenery to compliment the neutral colors and autumn-toned bouquets to create a natural boho feel. Lilly designed the table numbers, centerpieces, and assembled all the decor for their wedding day.
“A personal favorite was the arbor we had at the altar that was covered in beautiful fall flowers and greenery thanks to The Green Bee Floral Designs and The Prettiest Pieces. We also had mismatched rugs lining the aisle and it was seriously dreamy.” - Lilly, Bride
Planner/Day of Coordinator: Tucker & Co
Cake & Desserts: Delicious Bakery
Reception Music: DJ Derwin Woodard
Photographer: Hope Taudevin Photography
Furniture/Decor Rental: The Prettiest Pieces
Hair & Make-up: I Do Style
“I felt so blessed with our vendor team. I can confidently say every single vendor went above and beyond!!
-Of course Jaime + Randy at Revolution Mill put on the best wedding day I could have imagined, and answered all my questions leading up to the big day!
-The Prettiest Pieces worked with my style to find the best pieces to rent for our day.
-Green Bee Floral Designs made my moody florals I had envisioned come to life, and even fit me in her busy weekend!
-Delicious Bakery delivered the perfect timeless cake with a yummy strawberry inside!
-DJ Derwin and my coordinator Heather both worked together and helped create a timeline that worked for our space, and time we had at the venue. DJ Derwin was a fantastic DJ and I highly recommend!
-I also loved working with our photographer, Hope Taudevin as she went above and beyond and literally took pictures all day from start to finish. All of our wedding pictures came out amazing.” - Lilly, Bride
Everyone enjoyed the Southern style barbeque meal prepared by our in-house caterer, Peppermoon Catering. The couple declared it “delicious!” and mentioned they had several guests comment on how much they enjoyed it.
What drew the couple to The Colonnade? They loved the exposed brick and large windows and may have been known to say they are “what dreams are made of” … Love it!
“Initially, we were drawn to the historical and industrial vibe it had. Once we visited, we both fell in love with the architecture and the set up The Colonnade offered. The Colonnade offered everything we were looking for in terms of ceremony, reception, catering needs and bar set up. I am also born and raised from Greensboro and Austin moved here at a young age so it just made it really special to be married in the city.” - Lilly, Bride
It was an honor to be a part of Lilly and Austin’s love story! It was amazing to see their personality shine through many of the personalized details. We can't wait to show you how The Colonnade in Greensboro can be customized for your wedding day! Contact us to chat about it today.
Favorite Part about Working with Rev Mill?
“If I had to choose one thing it would probably be how amazing Jaime and Randy were to work with! Jaime was so sweet and available during the entire planning process. She always answered all my emails and questions in a timely manner and made me feel comfortable about everything!” - Lilly, Bride