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The official wedding blog from Entwined Events. Real weddings. True love.

3 Style Ideas for a Winter Wedding

November 6, 2019 / The Christmas and holiday season is truly the most wonderful time of the year. Winter weddings can be the dreamiest experience and most magical feel. Coming up with ways to incorporate merriment and holiday cheer to your wedding can be challenging, so we are here to help! Our three venues-- [...] readmore

Miss Virginia’s Entwined Events Wedding

June 25, 2018 /

Four years after she was crowned Miss Virginia, we caught up with Courtney Garrett (now Courtney Coburn) to let her tell the story of her experience with Entwined Events. After her reign as Miss Virginia, she and her husband chose to be married at our wonderful West Manor Estate. They […]


Michaela & Johnny

March 6, 2018 /

This love story began in 2015 at a homecoming event in Virginia Beach when Johnny asked some mutual friends to introduce him to Michaela. They immediately hit it off, went on a date that weekend, and have been falling for each other ever since. Just over a year later, Johnny […]


Selecting a Wedding Venue

February 13, 2018 / 1 Comment

After finding her groom-to-be, the next thing on a bride’s to do list should be finding the perfect venue for the big day. Your venue will set the tone for the wedding and will be a huge help in making practical and design decisions for the rest of the day.


Allen & Crystal

January 19, 2018 /

Crystal and Allen met, as if by chance, at The Neighbor’s Place in Lynchburg, Virginia. Crystal approached Allen, confident that she recognized him from another encounter, but Allen immediately knew he had never seen this stunning woman before.


Refined Rustic Elegance

October 12, 2017 /

The only thing quite possibly better than a fresh cup of coffee is true love. Fortunately, Adam and Brea’s story started with both. Their first date was at Starbucks in 2015 and quickly found they had more in common than a craving for caffeine…

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2018 Wedding Floral Forecast

October 6, 2017 /

At Entwined Events, we are incredibly fortunate to have a talented team of floral artists who run Bella Rose Floral & Designs and make our brides’ floral and décor dreams come true! 

You're Engaged! Now What? Wedding Planning Advice from a Pro at Entwined Events | Forever Entwined Blog | Photo: Emily Hancock Photography

You’re Engaged! Now What?

September 25, 2017 / 1 Comment

He asked and you said YES! So… what happens now? This is when the fun begins! Not all couples have the typical one year engagements, so instead of using months as our timeline we will break this down into three major parts


Light, Laughter, & Love

September 8, 2017 /

If there are three things that shine through in the images from Sean & Desiree’s July wedding, it is the incredible natural light that fills the rooms at West Manor Estate,the laughter and the amount of fun that the wedding party had


Luxe Art Deco Romance

August 15, 2017 /

When Loren and Edgar met salsa dancing at Havana 59 in downtown Richmond, VA, they had an instant chemistry. They took their time and dated for six years before tying the knot.


Love Speaks

August 1, 2017 /

From Liberty University to an apple orchard in Charlottesville. From the apple orchard to Bella Rose Plantation. From Bella Rose to the beginning of the rest of their life together.


Stronger Together

July 19, 2017 / 1 Comment

She is elementary school teacher. He is a police officer. Together, they are a team, and more than either could hope for on their own. David and Alyson were elated to have their wedding at the illustrious Bedford Columns!


West Manor Estate Lodging

July 7, 2017 /

Did you know? West Manor Estate offers many luxurious lodging options for brides, grooms, and guests! Experience serene repose in the Estate Rooms housed within the Manor itself, or relax and enjoy a pleasant stay in our Stable Cottage, adjacent to the Manor.


Red, White, & Black

June 16, 2017 /

Black and white. The contrast between the two is drastic. However, there was nothing contrasting when it came to Kim and Terry. Their perfect wedding featured a gorgeous black and white theme with compelling accents of crimson and barossa.


Unwavering Love

June 2, 2017 /

After months of dating, building a strong and wonderful relationship, a lakeside proposal, and months of planning, Christina and Preston’s wedding day had finally arrived. On an absolutely gorgeous spring day, friends, family, and loved ones gathered at the stunning Bella Rose Plantation to celebrate the union of these two.


Indoor vs. Outdoor Weddings

May 23, 2017 / 3 Comment(s)

Perhaps one of the greatest struggles a bride faces in planning her wedding is choosing whether to have it inside or outside. There are many upsides and downsides to each option, but is one truly better than the other? What if it rains at your outdoor venue? What if your […]


7 Tips for Planning Your Perfect Wedding

May 22, 2017 / 40 Comment(s)

After the initial excitement from the engagement wears off, many brides are faced with the same feeling of panic as they realize just how much there is to do before their big day. At first, the responsibilities and never-ending to-do lists might seem monstrous —


Two Countries, One Love

May 15, 2017 /

This is the incredible story of a British Nigerian man who fell in love with a beautiful Florida girl. Dele Rockson was born in Sweden to the Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs, which meant his family traveled a considerable amount. Despite being born in Sweden, Dele and his family moved […]


Timeless Traditions, New Beginnings

May 10, 2017 /

On the evening before their wedding, Andrew and Alyssa couldn’t have hoped for a more beautiful wedding. On the evening after, they couldn’t have been happier with the perfection that surrounded their big day. Together with their closest friends and family, they shared one of the most important moments of […]