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A Football-Inspired Wedding in Gaithersburg, MD

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Abby & Greg in Gaithersburg, MD
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Abby's ring has three prominent square cut diamonds while Greg's ring is a simple platinum band.
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During the reception, each table was named after a different NFL team and the seating assignments were set up on a football field.
Amanda Mason, Friend of the Bride
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Abby's white mesh gown had beaded embellishments at the shoulder and waist.
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Abby and Greg's cake topper was custom made to commemorate their favorite sports teams.
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Groomsmen wore floral boutonnieres accented with a miniature football piece.
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Abby's bridesmaids sported her favorite team's colors and her flower girl even looked like a cheerleader. The bride went down the aisle with a sign that said, "Kickoff Time!"
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Abby's bouquet was inspired by her favorite football team, the New York Giants. White calla lillies and roses mixed with blue sea holly for a textured affect.
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Burgundy and yellow flowers depicted the groom's favorite team (The Washington Redskins) while the blue tablecloth represented the bride's favorite team (The New York Giants). Small plastic helmets illustrated the table name.
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The couple set up their program of events to look like a football program you might find at a game.
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The couple exchanged vows in an outdoor setting in Gaithersburg, MD.
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The newlyweds exited the ceremony behind a wedding sign that read, "Touchdown!"
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Haystacks and squash made the perfect fall backdrop for the ceremony while the Giants helmet kept with Abby's football theme.
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The bride and groom had a custom NFL jersey made out of their two favorite teams' colors that guests signed as a guest book.
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Actual leather footballs lined the ceremony aisle.

Abby & Greg in Gaithersburg, MD

Abby and Greg exchanged vows in an event they called, "Gridiron Matrimony." Their love of the New York Giants and Washington Redskins played a major role in their ceremony and reception, with football touches as centerpieces and even aisle markers. "I want future brides to know that sports can be classy and weddings can be stress-free," Abby says.
- Rachel Torgerson
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