With a little help from their talented friends, actors Jessica and Matthew staged a meaningful event at the Lord Thompson Manor, using shades of lavender and blue to complement the natural setting and to honor those they've lost.

A romantic manor is the perfect place for this couple's celebration

With a little help from their talented friends, actors Jessica and Matthew staged a meaningful event at the Lord Thompson Manor, using shades of lavender and blue to complement the natural setting and to honor those they've lost.

"My mom’s favorite color was blue," explains Jessica, whose mother passed away in 2005. To honor her mom, Jessica carried a bouquet that included blue delphiniums. The bride’s close friend and bridesmaid Jessica Jahn, a professional costume designer, volunteered to create the bride’s silk crepe and lace gown, which was paired with her mom’s veil.