A Handmade Country Wedding

When Brandi and Will were set up on a blind date, they realized that they weren’t strangers -- they had been lab partners in college ten years prior! Though Brandi confesses to having a huge crush on him then, nothing ever came of the relationship until a decade later when mutual friends arranged for them to meet at a dinner party. The Bride Brandi Parrish, 30, associate director The Groom Alfred “Will” Ellison, 28, salesman The Date May 1 When they first started planning their wedding, they both knew they wanted the celebration to be as meaningful and “handmade” as possible. Romantic, rustic details, like vintage keys, burlap linens, and a relaxed dress code helped capture the fun, elegant atmosphere they desired.