Monika & Michael | Rose Hill Manor | Leesburg, Virginia

Monika and Michael were married on a beautiful September day at Rose Hill Manor in Leesburg, Virginia. Monika and Michael wanted an al fresco dinner under the stars and thankfully the weather gods shined down on us with clear blue skies all day. I had so much fun working with Monika on her fall wedding design.


Monika and Michael exchanged personal vows that even included "Friends" references (otherwise known as my favorite show!) and there was not a dry eye in sight. After the ceremony, guests headed outside for cocktail hour and were greeted by a beverage truck provided by Bubbles and Brews (such a cute addition to any event). The truck was filled with Port City beer and Lost Boy Cider to play homage to the couples love for Alexandria breweries and cideries.


I truly feel as though I have gained two new friends during the planning of this wedding and I can't wait to meet up with them at a local brewery soon!


A huge thank you to our vendor dream team!

Photographer: Joffoto

Videographer: Well Spun Weddings

Venue: Rose Hill Manor

Wedding Planning & Design: Blue Sapphire Events

Florist: Petalos DC

DJ: Bela Sono Weddings

Violinist: Stephanie Mathias

Cake & Pies: Liberty Baking Co

Stationary: Artisan Matchmaker

Hair and Make-up Artist: Evergreen Beauty

Bistro Lighting: 27 Studios

Rentals: Select Event Rentals

Beverage Truck: Bubbles and Brews








I absolutely loved the first look photos from this wedding!


Have you ever seen a more beautiful bride?

This flower wall created by Petalos DC was a true showstopper!





I have an obsession with long wedding tables and this table was to die for!










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Kolena Thomas

Owner & Lead Wedding Planner




Email: Bluesapphireplanner@gmail.com

Website: www.bluesapphireevents.com


Kolena is a wedding planning professional with over 10 years of experience. She owns and operates Blue Sapphire Events a boutique wedding planning firm based in Arlington, VA.