If such a thing as the quintessential Washington, DC wedding exists, it would be Cortney and Andrew’s. Who, by the way, couldn’t be two nicer people if they tried!
We met the couple downtown at Hotel Monaco where they were getting ready and would meet. Then it was off for a quick stop for pictures by some well know local attractions…
…before arriving at the amazing Andrew Mellon Auditorium across from the National Portrait Gallery, where both the ceremony and reception would take place. The auditorium was transformed into a magical, cathedral-esque ceremony space.
After the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails in the Green Room while the ceremony site was flipped for the reception. Table assignments hung from ribbons on trees.
Lois of The Party Portfolio did an amazing job planning the event and managing all the things that need to happen to transform spaces. For the reception, the auditorium was nothing short of breathe taking and included lounge seating and a 4 sided bar. Each table was a wonderland of gold trimmed china and crystal against deep purple linens. As if that wasn’t enough to love, there was a gelato stand and a photo booth as well… which turned into fun picture taking for us too!
There’s really only one word for the night: amazing. Cortney and Andrew, congratulations to you both and thank you so much for choosing us to be a part of it! Here’s a slideshow of our favorites and if you would like to be notified by email when the gallery is available for viewing, click here.