Farm-to-Table Weddings: A Green, Delicious Trend We Love

When Caitlin and Peter decided to host their wedding at East Lynn Farm, they were looking for more than just a scenic location. The couple knew they wanted to get married in the DC area because Virginia and DC were important places at pivotal points in their lives. But Caitlin, who works in finance for [...]

By |May 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Craft Cocktails for Your Country Wedding

Sure, a champagne toast is traditional and something you may decide you can’t forgo, but the newer trend of signature cocktails is just too much fun not to explore.  In addition to showcasing a couple’s personality with the bride’s go-to sipper and the groom’s favorite beverage, a signature cocktail can be a fun way to [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

5 Tips for Planning Your Eco-Friendly Farm Wedding

In the wedding industry, everything bigger, flashier, and more extravagant is generally trumpeted as the ideal for a dream wedding. We, on the other hand,  prefer a more down-to-earth and eco-friendly approach. Of course, we’re farm folks, so we’re a little (okay, a lot) biased. But among all the couples we’ve seen say “I do” [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Who built this Farmhouse? Uncovering the Mystery of Bushrod Lynn

Visitors to East Lynn Farm often admire the stately brick farmhouse and wonder about its origins. The building was designed in a classic Tidewater style that includes a curved main mahogany staircase, heart pine floors, handsome woodwork and three working fireplaces. Despite the farmhouse’s charm, until very recently, almost nothing was known about the [...]

By |March 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Chuppahs and Arbors: The Art of the Wedding Arch

Kelley Truxel has been helping couples choose the perfect flowers for their wedding since 2004. Her company, Event Studio, focuses on all aspects of wedding design and coordination. Kelley’s daughter, Kate and her fiancé, Jake, will be getting married at East Lynn Farm in 2017.  We interviewed Kelley to get her take on chuppahs and [...]

By |March 6th, 2016|Blog|1 Comment

Tips for a Country BBQ that Will Wow Your Wedding Guests

When you have your wedding at a venue featuring beautiful landscapes, it only makes sense to incorporate as much fresh air and outdoor fun into your celebration as possible. One of the best ways to do that? Have a country barbecue! It’s something many of the couples at East Lynn Farm have opted to do [...]

By |February 27th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

A Multicultural Family Affair: Elise and Sergio’s Wedding

Elise Lang met her husband, Sergio Chwoschtschinsky, in 2012 while living in Louisiana. Three years later, they wed in an intimate civil ceremony but also wanted a religious mass and a celebration that included friends and family from around the globe. In September 2015, they hosted a wedding weekend at East Lynn Farm featuring cultures [...]

By |February 24th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Spring Wedding Color Inspiration

As any bride knows, aside from deciding on the perfect dress and finding your dream venue, one of the biggest decisions in planning your wedding is selecting a color palette. Deciding to have a themed wedding with a pre-determined color palette is one thing, for example gold, emerald, and purple for Mardi Gras. But whether [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Relaxed Elegance: Cheryl and Franco’s Wedding

Alicia Cooper is a wedding planner with Tina Lane Events. This fall, she had the opportunity to be Mother of the Bride when her daughter, Cheryl, wed Franco Salguero at East Lynn Farm. We spoke with Alicia about the couple’s love story and some of the touches that made her daughter’s big day fabulous. [...]

By |January 20th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Three Themes for Your Countryside Wedding

For couples who want to want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a charming and rustic wedding day, you can’t get a better location than a rambling farm with fresh air and a venue that allows you to have a scenic ceremony in the sun and a party in [...]

By |January 8th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments