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The Barn at Tall Oaks Wedding: Alex + Becky

Updated: Mar 2

bride and groom leaning on each other while holding smoke bombs

This past May two of our best friends Alex and Becky tied the knot at The Barn at Tall Oaks! This wedding was special so special to us because unlike a lot of our couples where we shoot their engagement & wedding and become friends throughout the process, Alex and Becky were two of the first friends we made when we moved to Asheville! Back when we moved to town and we still had day jobs to keep a roof over our heads, Jenny connected with Becky one day while slinging some shirts at MTN Merch in Biltmore Village, and as fate would have it, she found out that Becky’s boyfriend Alex worked at the jail, where my day job was at the time (small world!). In the past few years we’ve shared a lot of brews, a lot of laughs, and made a lot of memories, a lot of which include Becky and Alex!

When their big day finally arrived we were so pumped! Besides being excited to be a part of their celebration, we were also looking forward to visiting The Barn at Tall Oaks for the first time. The venue is a purpose built barn style event center and the surrounding 15 Acres offer plenty of room and scenery for gorgeous photos! With its exposed beams and plentiful window light, it also has plenty of charming rustic character inside as well!

Much like the mountain weather this summer, it was looking like their wedding day might be a bit of a wash out in the beginning of the day, but thankfully mother nature had other plans! Becky and Alex did end up moving their ceremony inside just in case but with the aforementioned design, it made for a perfect setting! Much of the rest of this celebration was spent outside enjoying the beautiful property! Jack’s 47 kept everyone hydrated while friends and family enjoyed corn hole and catching up with loved ones they hadn’t seen in quite some time!

the barn at tall oaks wedding venue
barn at tall oaks front entrance
antique truck in front of the venue
bride and groom's sweetheart table set up in front of a cross
mr and mrs sign on sweetheart table
wedding guest tables
wedding table centerpiece
wedding welcome sign
wedding name tags
wedding welcome table
cake topper
wedding cupcakes
wedding ceremony sign on a pallet
bridesmaid gifts
bride's dress hanging above a window
bride smiling in the mirror as she gets her hair done
bride's dress hanger
bride getting hair and make up done
bride's shoes and bouquet
bottom of brides shoes
bride's mother smiling in the background
bride and bridesmaids laughing
bridesmaid taking selfie with her kids
bride dress being fastened
reflection shot of bride smiling
bride putting her earrings on
wedding guest sign in book
indoor wedding ceremony set up at the barn at tall oaks
groomsman gifts
ninja turtle socks
groom showing off dominoes
groom about to put his shoe on
groom laughing as his brother helps him with his tie
groom hugging his dad
groom laughing at his dad
portrait of the groom smiling
barn standing in front of the barn at tall oaks
groom's party showing off their socks
traditional groom's party portrait
goofy groomsman portrait
taps on a mobile bar
wedding cups
bride's parents walking her down the aisle
groom smiling after he sees the bride
groom's mother and grandmother crying
bride and groom holding hands during the ceremony
the barn at tall oaks wedding ceremony
bride and groom's parents pouring wine in a glass
framing wedding ceremony between curtains
bride and groom sharing their first kiss
bride and groom holding each other closely after the ceremony
bride and groom smiling during their ceremony recessional
bride and groom laughing as they walk outside
full wedding party portrait in front of the barn at tall oaks
wedding guests talking
bride and groom smiling while their bridal party hangs out in the background
wedding party walking together
traditional bridal party portrait
bride and bridesmaid dancing
bridal portrait on a gravel road
bride laughing while the groom looks at her
bride and groom holding smoke bombs
bride and groom holding each other close as the smoke bomb goes off in the background

True to Alex and Becky’s fun nature, their reception saw a healthy mix of craft beer and straight shenanigans. That definitely includes the little chip-n-dale rendition by the groomsmen (LOL…well played fellas).

groom riding on the back of a gold cart while holding bouquet
bride and groom sharing their first dance
groom caressing bride's face during first dance
bride smiling during the first dance
bride cheering a beer with her friends
best man giving a speech
bride's dad laughing at speech
maid of honor crying during speech
father daughter dance
groom's mother smiling during the mother son dance
groomsman and bridesmaid dancing
two groomsmen throwing their kids in the air
bridesmaids dancing
grooms dancing shirtless
groom and groomsmen dancing with the father of the bride
groomsmen dancing on the mother of the groom
bride and groom with their arms up during sparkler exit

Another fun fact about Alex and Becky’s wedding is it was featured in the inaugural issue of North Carolina Bridal Magazine! Click here to see more! We call them friends but these two are truly family and getting to be a part of their union was something we had been looking forward to and a day we won’t soon forget!

Special thanks to all of the awesome wedding vendors!!

Planning: Much Ado about everything

DJ: Preston Prince

Beverage: Jack’s 47

Men’s Suits: Mitchell’s Tuxedos

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