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Cedar Lakes Estate Modern & Chic Wedding Inspiration

Jun 15, 2021

On a dreamy spring day, we brought this modern and understated vision to life! Cedar Lakes Estate is one of Hope Helmuth Photography’s favorite venues on the East Coast. Truly, it is a special place filled with rustic and elegant charm. Check out our story below.

Cedar Lakes Estate

Cedar Lakes Estate Photos

To start, the inspiration behind this shoot was understated elegance. We wanted to create a fresh modern feeling while still keeping things timeless. The neutral color scheme elevated that theme. Without doubt, all white florals will forever be chic!

Cedar Lakes Estate

When we teamed up with Hill Event Co. we knew that we wanted an ultra romantic ceremony scene. We absolutely adore how this floral arch resembles a cloud floating over the lake.

Cedar Lakes Estate
Cedar Lakes Estate

Winsome Floral is one of our favorite florists in the area! We loved this romantic and cloud like bouquet. It was perfect for Cedar Lakes Estate!

Hill Event Co. not only designed this gorgeous shoot, she also created this beautiful cocktail vignette. We love all of the interesting details that are combined here. Indeed, the velvet salmon couch is a show stopper!

Truly, this Alena Leena gown is swoon-worthy. We absolutely love the ruffled and textured trends that have come into style. It creates a high fashion moment, perfect for an NYC bride!

Cedar Lakes Estate

The mountain area at Cedar Lakes Estate is a spectacular spot to take in all the views!

Cedar Lakes Estate
Cedar Lakes Estate

The wooded area at Cedar Lakes Estate is beyond beautiful. It reminds me a bit of Big Sur in California. In reality, this Hudson Valley venue is just a small commute out of New York City. The tall and skinny pine trees bring this rustic scene to life.  The lake is such a stunning backdrop. We loved this area for an intimate reception scene. It’s also an amazing spot for a woodland ceremony.

Cedar Lakes Estate

Reception Space

Next, was the reception design! How stylish are these ceramic candlestick holders? They can go with just about everything! In fact, the modern details really elevated the classic farmhouse tables.

The unique “place cards” are in fact stone. Truly, these handmade details created an interesting table-scape. We love the simple typography menu’s. Furthermore, the half moon shape gave things a contemporary flair. Cedar Lakes Estate is perfect for a stylish couple.

Cedar Lakes Estate


Boho bridal and Pre-dame beauty did such a fantastic job. This timeless beauty look was complimented by soft and flirty shades of pink. In addition, the structured, woven updo was also right on theme for this stylish day.

In conclusion, Cedar Lakes Estate is a spectacular location for a modern wedding day! We can’t wait to be back again. Lastly, check out our full vendor team below:

Photography @hopehelmuthweddings //
Venue @thesistersofcedarlakes //
Planning & Design @hilleventco //
Florals @winsome_floral //
Stationary @textureandtequila //
Gown @wanderatelier @alenaleenabridal //
Rings @lpriorijewelry //
Hair @bohobridalhair //
Makeup @predamebeauty //
Tux + Accessories @theblacktux //
China, Glassware, Flatware @partyrentalltd  //
Tables + Chairs @thesistersofcedarlakes //
Lounge @hilleventco //


Furthermore, want to see more pretty from Upstate NY? Check out this blog post from the Adirondacks!



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