2018 Rustic Wedding Color Trends

2018 Rustic Wedding Color Trends

Posted in Blog, Christian Ceremony Ideas, Farm Weddings

Among the many decisions in your wedding planning is color!  Are you planning to have a wedding party and reception?  The colors you choose reflect your personality.  At Sampson’s Hollow we work with the natural colors of the landscape of the farm and then enhance what God has given us to suit your very own….”Once Upon a Time.” If you are planning for just the two of you, special flowers might be that extra touch, full of symbolic love in your choices. Some color trends for 2018, as published through many sources, are the colors we love to work with always. Of course, color choices are made by the couple and reflect their personality and the impression they wish to make on their guests if they have family and friends present. Navy continues to be a popular choice, complimented by a yellow or salmon. Mint Green, Seafom Green along with a Salmon accent are also popular. Bronze, Coppers, Silvers, Monitone, Blush and Champagne choices are popular throughtout all of the seaons. We feel we have some of the most enjoyable, talented and accommodating wedding planners in the region and we enjoy working with the bride, the couple and her family and traditions to create that very own….“Once Upon a Time.” Allow us to know your tastes and special desires and we will do all we can to compliment our farm setting with your special touches, traditions and ideas. Janice Livingston, 865-387-1234...

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Dreaming about 2018 weddings…. Woodsy Farm Trends in Wedding Planning for 2018

Dreaming about 2018 weddings…. Woodsy Farm Trends in Wedding Planning for 2018

Posted in Christian Ceremony Ideas, Farm Weddings

As we study the trends for wedding planning for 2018 and beyond we can’t be more excited that brides are choosing magical locations like Sampson’s Hollow more and more.  Couples are choosing a back to nature experience whether it is justs the two of them on a romantic elopement, or they have gathered friends and family for a special celebration. Vintage trends are strong and are driving dress and color choices for the bridal party and the following reception!  Brides are loving the looks of the 70’s, (we adimt we do also!) and choosing ivory, cream, chamgagne and off white more often than white for their special dress.  Have you been dress shopping yet?  When the time comes we will want to hear all about it! Reception trends tend to work to knit guests in to the vow exchange with an emphasis on the importance of the guest.  Favorite scriptures are shared, recipes are requested as gifts, colors for receptions combine rustics with coppers and silver. Our favorite of the trends is to choose somewhere “Woodsy.” Woodsy is the new Black!  What could be more exciting for Sampson’s Hollow?  We provide a century old farm that is full of stories, trees who have witnessed a special kind of love over and over, and settings ready to take you and your spouse to a fairy tale world where you create your very own Once Upon a Time.  Visit our Photo Gallery or Book a Venue Tour to experience Sampson’s Hollow for yourself. Whether you are considering an elopement for just the two of you, or a wedding celebration with your family and friends, Sampson’s Hollow’s coordinators are second to none.  We look forward to hearing all about your upcoming wedding date and your dream come true…Once Upon a Time. Sampson’s Hollow. Janice Livingston (865)...

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Elopements Are Popular in 2018

Elopements Are Popular in 2018

Posted in Blog, Christian Ceremony Ideas, Farm Weddings

The couples who desire to elope are growing.  For many reasons elopement is a great idea.  There are many factors to consider obviously when making the choices about your wedding, but we find the elopement trend is back on the rise. For so many reasons couples of all ages are eloping.  Farm settings, Barn settings, Rural settings are all popular choices and of course, Sampson’s Hollow would bring that dream to truth. At Sampson’s Hollow we have been welcoming eloping couples from the year we began hosting weddings. Our romantic settings just call couples to the farm.  Vast mountain vistas are your backdrop and nature is your host when you choose to elope at Sampson’s Hollow.  Our wedding coordinators are available to you and we will indeed create your storybook wedding when you decide to elope to the farm at Sampson’s Hollow. ...

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Tapestry Dreams

Tapestry Dreams

Posted in Wedding Packages

Tapestry Dreams For the DIY (do it yourself) Bride Description of packages/plans: Choice of sites including pergola, footbridge or Sarah’s Glen (wooded area). If raining, ceremony can be moved to front porch or inside of barn Property for up to 100 guests This package is created for the do-it-yourself bride who just wants the basics with the option of customizing other services offered by Sampson’s Hollow. It is not required that the guest use our in-house catering for their event. This package does not include food, photography or flowers. The package will include the following: • Choice of locations for ceremony and reception (Backup plan: can be held inside barn or on covered front porch in the event of inclimate weather) • Guest count (including bridal party and vendors) not to exceed 100. Additional guests are $15.00 per person. • Six hours on property, choose time between 1:00 and 10:00 (includes time needed for decorating, clearing and cleaning). Additional hours may be purchased. • Minister or officiate for the wedding ceremony. Guest may still, if they choose, use their own minister. Our minister must be a witness and sign the marriage certificate. • Up to 125 basic white fan back chairs. If additional chairs are needed, the guest will be responsible for moving from ceremony site to reception site or renting additional chairs. • Up to 15 round tables to be used for guest seating and cake table. Each table will seat up to 8 guests • Use of three rectangle tables (6 ft.) to be used for food service and/ beverage table. • Staff management will be on property to assist but will not coordinate event. • Assisted parking staff • Assisted transportation to ceremony site in staff-driven golf carts (2) • Use of kitchen with paid damage deposit on file. • Friday and Saturday (Peak months) $2500.00 • Saturdays (High-peak months of May and October) $3000.00 • Friday and Saturday (Non-peak months) $2100.00 • Sunday (Any month) $1800.00 • Monday through Thursday (Any month) $1500.00 Peak months are April, June, July, September and November.  High peak months are May and October. Tennessee sales tax of 9.25% to be added to package total. Sampson’s Hollow provides these options or services which can be added to the Tapestry Dreams package at the price listed: • SH Wedding Coordinator $500.00 ( Please ask for list of coordinator responsibilities ) • White garden chairs $2.00 each Upgrade to padded garden chairs $3.50 each • Rectangle or round tables $10.00 each • Fresh greenery and baby’s breath for ceremony arbor $100.00 ( Our staff will decorate arbor if added ) • Burlap drapes or white scarves for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang them if added ) • Brass/crystal chandelier for ceremony arbor $25.00 ( Our staff will hang if added ) •  (2) Whiskey barrels and antique door for...

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Fall Open House

Fall Open House

Posted in Blog, Promotions

Potential brides and grooms are invited to attend our annual fall open house on Sunday, August 28, from 2 – 4 in the afternoon.  We are located near Blackberry Farm, on West Miller’s Cove, in Walland, Tennessee.  Our family and staff look forward to having you stroll the lush farmland, truly located in a peaceful and secluded hollow between two mountain landscapes.  The following professional vendors will be available to answer questions and to share their experience with you: Anderson Rentals, LB Floral, Sweet Manna, 2Guys2Guitars, Sullivan Photography, Maggie Cakes, and Rachel Mobley Photography.  Samples of cake and food will be there for you to enjoy at no charge.  We do ask that you RSVP your intent to attend and how many guests you will be brining to either sampsonshollow@aol.com or text to 865.387.1234.  We are offering a $200 discount on selected packages–not valid in combination of other specials or discounts.  There are still a few fall dates available as well as dates for the holidays from November 20 through the end of the year.  For more information, just email or call us at the information provided...

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