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A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge with mountains in the background.

Parisian Elegance Meets Southern Charm | A Parisian Inspired Summer Wedding at The Ridge

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January 31, 2024


Bonjour! Today, we’re in the mountains of North Carolina at The Ridge, where a Parisian-inspired summer wedding styled shoot was held.

A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with the bride and groom walking through a grassy field.
Imagine the elegance of Paris meeting the charm of the Blue Ridge Mountains – a perfect blend for a dreamy and unforgettable celebration.

The Venue: The Ridge, Marshall NC


Nestled amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Ridge offers a picturesque setting for a summer wedding. Its panoramic views and serene ambiance create a romantic backdrop, ideal for those seeking a blend of sophistication and natural beauty.

An outdoor Parisian-inspired summer wedding ceremony at The Ridge, beautifully adorned with chairs and flowers.

Parisian-Inspired Elegance


Our lovely couple embraced the allure of Paris, infusing their special day with chic details and a soft, pastel color palette. From the deconstructed floral arch to the charming champagne wall, every element echoed the romance of a summer evening in Paris.

The Ceremony | A Picturesque Setting


The ceremony took place under a sky painted with hues of summer, surrounded by meadows and moss with flowers that lined the ceremony aisle they blended organically into the scenery. The arch, adorned with pastel flowers and greenery, framed the couple as they exchanged vows with the Blue Ridge Mountains as their backdrop.

The Reception | An Ode to Parisian Flair

A Parisian-inspired summer wedding set up in a field with flowers at The Ridge.


Guests were welcomed to a reception that was nothing short of spectacular. Etched glassware, white french chargers with blue patterned dinner plates, and soft rose napkins complemented the understated pastels of the flowers, creating an ambiance of understated Parisian luxury.

The Sweetheart Table | A Private Retreat
Nestled next to the ceremony site, the sweetheart table was a cozy enclave for the couple. It offered a serene spot to savor private moments during the cocktail hour, while taking a few quiet moments together.

The Cake | A Masterpiece of Confectionery Art


At the heart of the reception stood the cake table, crowned with a breathtaking chandelier. The cake, adorned with flowers cascading over an luxurerous blue and cream linen fit the feel of the day.

A Parisian-inspired summer wedding cake with flowers and greenery on top.


This Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge was more than just a celebration; it was a journey into a love story that bridged continents and styles. It showcased how the right venue, theme, and details could turn a special day into an enchanting experience. Looking for more weddings at the Ridge, be sure to take a look at this wedding.

For those planning their dream wedding, let this be your inspiration. The Ridge, with its stunning landscapes and elegant charm, awaits to be the canvas for your love story. Contact us to capture every magical moment of your day. Let’s create memories that will last a lifetime.

Two pictures of a Parisian-inspired cocktail bar at The Ridge for a summer wedding, featuring glasses and lemons.
Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge featuring hyacinth flowers.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding stationery set on a table at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired bride and groom standing in front of chairs in a field at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding table setting with flowers and candles in a barn at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with a beautifully decorated table set up adorned with flowers and glasses.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding ceremony set up in a grassy field with mountains in the background at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired bartender pouring a drink into a glass at a summer wedding at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, featuring a table adorned with flowers and vases.
Two pictures of a Parisian-inspired summer wedding cake displayed at The Ridge.
A glass of lemonade on a Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired table setting with a glass of wine and a napkin, perfect for a summer wedding at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding table setting at The Ridge, featuring blue and white plates and napkins.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, where the radiant bride and groom are seen joyfully toasting with champagne in the outdoor venue.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding with the bride and groom sitting on a blanket in the grass at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired bride in a blue dress holding a bouquet at her summer wedding at The Ridge.
A bride and groom are posing for a photo during their Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge amidst the breathtaking mountains.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, featuring a bride and groom seated at a table adorned with blue and white plates and silverware.
Two black and white photos of a woman in a Parisian-inspired summer wedding dress at The Ridge.
A bride and groom standing next to a Parisian-inspired wedding cake at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with a bride and groom sitting at a table during the reception.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with a bride and groom sitting on a table in a field.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with a bride and groom posing for a photo in the mountains.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge with a bride and groom posing for a photo amidst the mountains.
Two photos of a Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with the bride and groom sharing a tender kiss in the lush grass.
A Parisian-inspired woman in a blue dress is posing for a photo at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired woman in a white dress is posing in front of a mountain during a summer wedding at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge featuring a bride and groom toasting with a glass of champagne.
Two Parisian-inspired glasses of lemonade on a silver tray at a summer wedding at The Ridge.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, with a bride and groom celebrating their special day surrounded by the majestic mountains.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge with mountains in the background.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge, featuring a bride in a blue tuxedo and a groom in a bow tie.
A Parisian-inspired summer wedding at The Ridge featuring a bride and groom in a blue wedding dress.

Parisian Inspired Summer Wedding at the Ridge | Vendor Team
Host | Kathy Beaver Photography
Venue | The Ridge
Video | Katherine Denise Films
Florist/Design | Inspireddesignnc
Dress Designer | Angela Kim Couture
Suits | Mitchells Tuxedos
Hair & Makeup | Della Terra Beauty
Stationery & Signage | Joy Unscripted
Cake/Sweets | 50/Fifty The Art of Dessert
Bar Service/Signature Cocktails | Cheers by Corey
Rentals | Professional Party
Jewelry | @sara_palow_couture
Models | @planet.payton & @worthcoin

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Meet Kathy

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I’m Kathy – wedding photographer, mom of 1 daughter & 2 doodles, and avid sunset watcher. Once you’ve gotten to know a little more about me, it’ll be my turn to get to know you as too!! When I work with a couple, we usually end up feeling more like old friends by the time your wedding day arrives – which means a more relaxed, enjoyable wedding day experience for everyone. And when it comes to photo style, you’ll find your photos are vibrant and classic, in true-to-life color and timeless black and white. It’s my honor to serve joyful, authentic couples who want their wedding photos to be as timeless as their vows.

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