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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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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Introducing our expansion; The Bonny Red Barn

Introducing our expansion; The Bonny Red Barn

Posted in Farm Weddings

Sampson’s Hollow is an event facility that will provide the storybook location for any special event or gathering.  Recently named as a 2015 Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice winner and The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2015, the naturally landscaped farmland has been in the family since the mid 1800’s.  It was recently recognized by the state of Tennessee as an historic Century-old farm.  Located next to Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee and fifteen minutes from the entrance to the national park, Sampson’s Hollow is easily accessible while still maintaining the privacy and seclusion which most guests desire.  There are many choices of locations for a wedding ceremony at Sampson’s Hollow.  Enjoy the vista and being surrounded by the mountains, in the true hollow of the farm at the white meadow pergola, which sits in the midst of rolling hills bordered in assorted wild flowers, or for a smaller event, perhaps the foot bridge by the creek bed.  A favorite location is within Sarah’s Glen, enclosed by a cathedral of trees, shrubbery, and vibrant flowers and greenery.  This intimate location features three wooden arbors and a stacked rock stairway.  An old gas station and 1951 Dodge Truck add another reflection of days-gone-by to the beauty of the glen.  In the event of bad weather, the porch of our contemporary barn will seat approximately 200 guests on a covered front porch, accented by a lighted chandelier in the center of the elevated roof and a full view of the beauty of the property.  The interior of the barn will seat up to 100 guests, depending on use of space.  Features include air-conditioning, a wood burning fireplace, upstairs loft for changing, three restrooms, a small kitchen and a handicap –accessible entrance. A sweetly adorned cabin provides a dressing suite for the bride and her attendants as well as a romantic beginning for the first night as husband and wife. Please visit our website at www.sampsonshollow.com for more information and click on our links to Pinterest, Facebook and YouTube to see photos and a virtual tour of the...

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Come to the Great Smoky Mountains for your destination wedding

Come to the Great Smoky Mountains for your destination wedding

Posted in Blog, Farm Weddings

This article was just posted by the Smoky Mountain Wedding Association on Facebook.  Weddings in the Smokies are definitely some of the most beautiful. When it comes to choosing a location for your destination wedding what do you want?  Mountain Wedding? Rustic Wedding?  Outdoor Wedding?  Storybook Wedding?  Sampson’s Hollow is all of that.  ...

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