Audrey Mendes & Stephen Kelleher were married in October of last year at Ardenwood Farm, a brand new venue in Chapel Hill. This gorgeous spot is a horse boarding farm and there are amazing views in every direction. It is a wedding photographer’s (and PLANNER’S) dream.

The Couple

On the day of their wedding, the couple were able to capture moments underneath enormous old growth trees, with horses grazing in the background. The spot was perfect for an autumnal wedding that was both elegant and easy-going, just like the couple. 

The Ceremony

Audrey and Stephen said their vows outdoors (guests were masked until time to blow bubbles and cheers) and the weather held. Until it didn’t. 

Just as the reception began, it started pouring and it continued to absolutely pour for the rest of the event. No problem. We had a tent set up and the party went on and on.

The Details

The details were many and each one was clever and personal. From mini cakes, to printed snapshots, little pots of honey for guests to take home, to glow sticks for their send off, these two included all of their loved ones in the sweetness of their night. 

Reception & Party

What rain?!

The rain never let up, but the crowd kept toasting and partying, and the couple danced until the very end of the evening. Audrey and Stephen exuded so much joy, silliness and gratitude for each other and this new chapter, it was contagious. 

The Send-Off

Every couple deserves this kind of warmth and happiness to start their new life and we loved being a part of their special day. Congratulations to Audrey and Stephen!

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Vendor info:
Wedding & Reception Venue: Ardenwood Farm @ardenwood_farm_nc
Caterer & Cake: Catering Works @cateringworks
 Photographer: Amaris Photo 
Florist: Split Acre Farm @splitacrefarm
DJ: KM DJ Company
Rentals: CE Rentals @ce_rental_raleigh 
Wedding Planners: Premier Party Planners @premierpartyplanners

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