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Miranda and Kelly's Smoky Mountain Wedding at Greystone Pointe Lodge in Gatlinburg, TN


Smoky Mountain Wedding Day Recap with Brides Miranda and Kelly at the Greystone Pointe Lodge in Gatlinburg Tennessee captured by Madison Paige Photo

Nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, the Greystone Pointe Lodge was the perfect setting for Miranda and Kelly's unforgettable wedding day. From the stunning mountain views to the charming handmade decor, every detail was carefully thought out to create a magical atmosphere that left guests in awe. The Brides exchanged heartfelt vows in front of their closest family and friends, who were all moved by the love and emotion that filled the air. As the sun began to set, the party kicked into high gear, with dancing, laughter, and delicious food that kept everyone fueled for hours. It was a day that Miranda and Kelly will cherish forever and a perfect reminder that love truly conquers all. Join us as we take a closer look at the unforgettable moments that made this Smoky Mountain wedding so special.



The Venue - Greystone Pointe Lodge

Greystone Pointe Lodge is a stunning property located in the heart of the Smoky Mountains. Nestled in the mountains overlooking Gatlinburg, its breathtaking views made the perfect venue choice for Miranda and Kelly's wedding day. The lodge boasts a large indoor space that was perfect for the ceremony and reception, with plenty of room for guests to dance and mingle. The beautiful mountain backdrop provided the perfect setting for the couple's photos, capturing the natural beauty of the area.


Inside the lodge, the decor was rustic and elegant. The wooden beams and chandeliers added a touch of warmth and charm, while the large windows filled the space with natural light. The brides chose to keep the decor simple, with neutral tones and pops of greenery throughout the space. The overall effect was stunning, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere that left guests in awe.


The Details & Decor

Miranda and Kelly's wedding theme was rustic and elegant, with a focus on natural elements and simple decor that enhanced the natural beauty of the mountains. The couple chose to incorporate local flowers and greenery, using them as accents throughout the ceremony and reception. The bridesmaids wore simple, elegant dresses in shades of green and held bouquets that were all handmade by the brides.


The reception decor was simple and understated, with wooden tables and chairs, neutral linens, and simple greenery centerpieces. The couple chose to keep the focus on the natural beauty of the space, with minimal decor that highlighted the stunning mountain views. The overall effect was warm and inviting, creating a space that felt both elegant and comfortable.


Getting Ready, First Look & Private Vows

The brides each got ready in suites located within the Greystone Pointe Lodge with their closest friends and family. Kelly's mom helped her tie the tule skirt over her totally awesome (and surprise) jumpsuit while Miranda's mom zipped her into a beautiful flowing dress with beaded details.


The first look is always a special moment for any couple, and Miranda and Kelly's was no exception. The couple chose to do their first look on the cabin's beautiful deck with the mountains as their backdrop. The moment was filled with joy as Miranda and Kelly excitedly admired each other's beauty.


After their first look, Miranda and Kelly exchanged private vows. The moment was intimate and emotional, with the couple taking a few moments to share their love and commitment to each other before the ceremony. It was such a special moment to capture as these two put nearly a decade of love and adventures together into words of commitment.



The Ceremony - Unforgettable Moments

The ceremony was held in the main part of the Lodge with the floor to ceiling windows boasting the Smoky Mountains as the backdrop. The wooden arch was adorned with greenery and flowers, creating a stunning focal point for the ceremony. Miranda and Kelly each walked down the aisle escorted by their loving fathers while guests looked on with adoration.


The ceremony was led by Miranda's brother and was filled with unforgettable moments, from the heartfelt vows to the sweet stories shared about the couple's journey together. The couple exchanged rings and then shared their first kiss as Mrs & Mrs! It was a truly magical moment, with the natural beauty of the area adding to the overall atmosphere of love and joy.


Miranda and Kelly’s Wedding Ceremony at the Greystone Pointe Lodge in Gatlinburg Tennessee


The Bridal Party + Newlywed Portraits in the Mountains

After the ceremony, the couple and their bridal party took photos on the deck overlooking the smokies. The bridal party was made up of the couple's closest friends and family. The bridesmaids was dressed to the nines with attire that complemented each of their personalities!

Then it was time for my favorite part of the day- The newlywed portraits with the brides! Miranda and Kelly were radiant with joy and excitement as they held each other tight and shared sweet kisses overlooking the mountains.



The Reception - Special Dances, Heartfelt Toasts & Dancing all Night

The reception was held just downstairs in the lodge with the mountains as the stunning backdrop. The wooden tables and chairs were adorned with simple greenery centerpieces, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. The couple's first dance was such a sweet moment, with Miranda and Kelly singing and dancing as their family and friends smiled on The father-daughter dances and speeches were to follow and filled the room with tears and laughter as memories were being made. The speeches were a testament to the love and commitment that Miranda and Kelly share, with everyone in the room feeling the depth of their connection. Dinner was provided by Mani's & Co catering and everyone enjoyed their delicious food!


The dancing continued late into the night, with guests enjoying the delicious food and drinks. The atmosphere was electric and Amplified DJ kept everyone on their feet! with everyone feeling the love and joy that filled the air. It was a truly unforgettable night, with memories that will last a lifetime.



Tips for Planning a Smoky Mountain Wedding

If you're considering a Smoky Mountain wedding, here are a few tips to help make your day unforgettable:

1. Choose the right venue - The Smoky Mountains offer a variety of stunning venues, from rustic lodges to elegant ballrooms. Choose a venue that reflects your personal style and will create the atmosphere you're looking for. Choosing a location that's accessible for your guests is also important. Think about if they'll be able to park at your venue or if transportation will need to be arranged as well as lodging for guests nearby.

2. Embrace the natural beauty - The Smoky Mountains are known for their stunning natural beauty. Incorporate local flowers and greenery into your decor, and take advantage of the stunning mountain views for your photos. If you're having an outdoor ceremony, try to plan it around the sunset so you can have the dreamy glow in the mountains for your photos!

3. Work with local vendors - Local vendors can offer valuable insight and expertise when planning your Smoky Mountain wedding. They know the area well and can help you create a truly unforgettable day. Gatlinburg and the Smoky Mountains can be challenging to navigate between the steep roads, traffic congestion, and spotty cell service- it's important to book vendors that are familiar with the area to create a truly seamless day.



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