Photos by:

Kristen Kilpatrick

We’re beyond ourselves to be sharing this beautiful wedding with you all, thanks to the talents of Texas vendors Kristen Kilpatrick, Style and Grace Events, and Verde Design. An adventurous bride and groom, sweet floral arrangements with blush pink and ivory blooms, touches of eucalyptus, and a family-style reception all add up to a totally inspiring day!

Texas wedding at the Union on Eighth - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

From the videographer, Matt of FilmStrong Productions: I pulled up to the Sweet Lemon Inn just off the Georgetown historic town square, just in time for the rain to start pouring down. This morning was the definition of dreary, but thankfully the weather doesn’t dictate how much fun a wedding will be; it is up for the people in the wedding to do that. :) And just so you know, these are some of the best people. When you meet Miles it’s like meeting a breath of fresh air. Really healthy air at that, because he’s a personal trainer and incredibly full of energy. Gung-ho would probably be the best term I can come up with. Tempering Miles attitude, Christy has a calmer, go-with-the-flow demeanor that matches him well. She also possesses an incredibly caring spirit. Watching the two of them together is like being on an adventure. They may sit still for a moment, but the next second they may leave for an impromptu bike ride, camping trip, or Iceland vacation.

Texas wedding at the Union on Eighth - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding shoes - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

modern wedding invitations - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

boutonnieres - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

bride and bridesmaid - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

bridesmaid bouquets - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

groomsmen looks - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

groomsmen socks - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding ceremony setup - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

ceremony setup - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

ceremony recessional - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding portraits - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

Is it any surprise that the venue they chose matches their style? When I first looked up the Union on Eighth, Google Street View listed it as an abandoned car repair shop. I was skeptical until I spoke to Miles and Christy and was informed that the building was recently updated to be a wedding venue, but before that it was a blacksmith, auto dealership, and transmission shop. If you up at the rafters you can still see car names written in chalk. Christy and Miles didn’t stop at just a cool wedding venue though. Miles got ready in a fully renovated Airstream trailer, hauled by a beautiful 1970s Ford Bronco. Christy opted for a slightly more traditional, but still incredibly unique, little bed and breakfast around the corner called the Sweet Lemon Inn. The reception styling at the Union on Eighth was pretty awesome too, complete with a hashtagged beer canoe (just watch the video to see what I mean).

wedding sign - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding drinks - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

organic centerpiece - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

centerpiece - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

organic place setting - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding reception - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

reception seating - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

wedding drinks - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

reception chairs - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

reception kiss - photo by Kristen Kilpatrick Photography http://ruffledblog.com/texas-wedding-at-the-union-on-eighth

View all images from this wedding in the gallery

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Wedding Vendors

Photography

Kristen Kilpatrick

Event Design

Style and Grace Events

Florist

Verde Design

Venue

The Union on Eighth

Bridal Suite

Sweet Lemon Inn

Wedding Dress

Val Stefani

Veil and Sash

Alexia Gavela Bridal

Ceremony Shoes

Nina

Reception Shoes

J.Crew

Reception Necklace

Francesca's

Hair and Makeup

Adore Makeup Boutiqe + Salon

Groom's Suit

Bonobos

Groom's Tie and Shoelaces

The Tie Bar

Catering

Stiles Switch BBQ

Wedding Cake

The Cake Plate

Cupcakes

Cupprimo Cupcakes

Wedding Invitations

Minted

Calligraphy

Whit + Wonder

Videography

FilmStrong Productions

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