A color scheme of pewter and chocolate blended into the background of Michelle and Derek’s springtime celebration that was held at a botanical garden outside Washington, DC.

A Capital city-based couple plans a wedding filled with simple yet elegant touches

A color scheme of pewter and chocolate blended into the background of Michelle and Derek’s springtime celebration that was held at a botanical garden outside Washington, DC.

Inside a box that said "Love Blooms" were flower bulbs that the couple gave away as wedding favors to their guests. The favor was a nod to their springtime nuptials as well as the groom’s love of gardening.

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