Abbie & Jeff // Burgundy and Greenery September Wedding


Sep 6, 2018

Wedding Photographers Huntsville Alabama // Burritt on the Mountain Wedding

There are so many reasons we just love Abbie and Jeff! Not only do their kind and thoughtful personalities make you feel welcome right away, but their love for God and for others shines through everything they do. And then there was their engagement session at Turbo Coffee Shop in Florence. You can guess how happy that made our hearts!

September Joy

We flipped the calendar to September 1st and woke up to Abbie and Jeff’s wedding day! How could September start off any more amazingly?

At every turn, this day was something that brought laughter and joy: Abbie’s giggles as Jeff twirled her into a dip, happy tears as Abbie’s mom and sister shared in her Father/Daughter first look, a surprise Thriller dance by the bride and groom, and the guests’ exclamations of delight when they walked into the side room and discovered the cheesecake and pie bars.

One of the really special moments for Abbie and Jeff at their wedding was hearing Pastor Scott Barber tell about how the wedding ceremony reflects how we become the bride of Christ. The love of Christ so real, and knowing that He calls us to be His own is humbling and incredible at the same time. The whole wedding day was a testimony to God’s love for His people and Abbie and Jeff’s love for each other and for the Lord.

Burritt on the Mountain makes an incredible wedding venue anytime of the year, and September is no exception. With leaves still shading the winding walks and weather that’s comfortably perfect for gazing at the city lights after dark, it’s definitely a win. Abbie and Jeff chose to have their ceremony under the gazebo, with both indoor and outdoor spaces for their reception. The Overlook is a gorgeous spot to mingle in the evening!

The Dream Team

It was a joy to work alongside Bobby Martin Videography (they brought a cooler of cold drinks to share – so sweet!), and Cathy Mayer kept track of all the little details throughout the day. Every wedding we work with Simpson’s Florist is such a treat! She and her team worked their magic with greenery, florals, and ceremony draping.

And Abbie! She was stunning in her dress from Modern Brides, with an adorable wedding day hair style by Kristen Harmening. The guys rocked their Coats tuxes, and Lucia Sparks created a beautiful paper suite that complemented the greenery and florals perfectly.

After being treated to inspiring ceremony music from Will Stanford and Lee Taylor, the guests moved inside to enjoy a buffet created by Bubba’s Silver Catering. And besides Batter Up Cake’s delicious cake decorated with simple greenery, the guests were treated to a cheesecake bar and selection of mini pies! Metropolitan DJ kept the party going all night long – the packed dance floor ended the night with as much joy and laughter as the day started.

Their Wedding Day Story

From start to finish, Abbie and Jeff’s wedding day was nothing but pure joy. Enjoy this peek at their wedding day!

Abbie & Jeff – you guys have become so much more than our clients. You’ve become our friends who love the Lord and live your lives for His glory! You shine so brightly in this world, and we’re so honored to be walking this journey beside you. Hugs to you both!



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A shout out to Abbie and Jeff’s amazing vendors!

Venue: Burritt on the Mountain

Wedding Coordinator: Cathy Mayer

Videographer: Bobby Martin Videography

Hair Artist: Kristen Harmening

Dress Boutique: Modern Brides

Tuxes: Coats

Paper Suite: Lucia Sparks, Etsy

Florals: Simpson’s Florist

Officiant: Pastor Scott Barber

Ceremony Musicians: Will Stanfield & Lee Taylor, Redeemer Church Florence

Reception DJ: Metropolitan DJ

Catering: Bubba’s Silver Spoon

Cake Artist: Batter Up Cake Bakery

Cheesecake Bar and Mini Pies: Batter Up Cake Bakery

  1. Abigail Gaddy says:

    We love you so much Amber and Joel and are so thankful for you! Thank you for helping to make our magical day come true!

    • Joel and Amber says:

      We love you guys, too! Your wedding day was so special and full of meaning, every little detail. We loved every minute! We can’t wait to see how God is going to use you and Jeff to shine in this world!

  2. Nicole says:

    It’ was a beautiful wedding and these photos are enough to bring another tear to your eye. Abbie and Jeff I hope you get all the comments you need to have all the pages you want because how could you pass on any of these amazing photos. Congrats again! We love you!

  3. Karen Lange says:

    So beautiful! The pictures are great. So happy for the Gaddy’s!

  4. Jessica Killingsworth says:

    Such a beautiful wedding! Congratulations guys!

  5. Trent Britton says:

    So happy for you Abbie! Hate I missed it!

  6. Lucette Gaddy says:

    The wedding was enchanting and will be remembered for years to come. It is heartening to see so much love between this couple. Words cannot express how much I love them both. Joel and Amber Photography beautifully captured the essence of each moment.

  7. Kayla Ellis says:

    These pictures are absolutely beautiful, it was such a beautiful and fun wedding!! Congratulations, me and Ethan are so happy for the both of you!!

  8. Kathryn says:

    I feel like I was there! The pictures are fantastic, Abigail. Everything looks amazing! So so happy for y’all!

  9. Judy says:

    Oh my !! How are you ever going to decide ? Your pictures are absolutely gorgeous !! Thank you for sharing !! Wishing you two many, many happy years .

  10. Bobby and Debbie Atkins says:

    These are beautiful pictures. Your wedding was absolutely gorgeous. Congratulations and many, many years of joy.

  11. Alanna says:

    Wishing you both a long happy life together. Your pictures are breathtaking, something you will always cherish.

  12. Jeffery Gaddy says:

    The pictures are absolutely stunning! They capture the beauty of the experience perfectly! Thank you guys so much for helping make our day so memorable!

    • Joel and Amber says:

      You’re so welcome! We’re glad you love the pictures and that we could create a great experience for you and Abbie! You’re both truly a blessing, and we’re so excited to see what God is going to do in your lives as you serve Him together!!

  13. Bren Childree says:

    Great pictures. Janet says the dresses are not red. I thought the dresses and ties were red as an Alabama football theme. Wishing you both much happiness forever and ever.

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