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Preferred Vendors

At Romance & Rust we want all aspects of your special day to be as perfect as your decor. Our preferred vendors we have worked with directly and recommend for their quality of work and professionalism. Contact them directly below, and tell them Kathy sent you!

Planner / Coordinator

Nashville Dream Events

Nashville Dream Events is a Middle Tennessee based event planning and coordination service comprised of a team of event specialist eager to make your special occasion a true DREAM.  

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Planner / Coordinator

Callie Elyse Events

Callie Elyse Events provides a unique approach to your special day by learning about you and your future spouses needs, wants, and favorite things. From the finer details to your favorite people that will be there with you on your big day is what it is all about. A variety of packages with a custom build option are available.

Planner / Coordinator

Weddings with Savannah

Savannah Jensen 
Month of Wedding Coordinator in Middle TN 
MOWC both independently and at @chapelatthreeoaks

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Honey & Bee Photography

Nashville native specializing in luxurious weddings and lifestyle photography.


Sincerely Lindsay Photography

"I want us to be more than just clients and vendors, I want us to be your friend on your wedding day! And that is when my creativity truly thrives, is when I'm photographing friends!"


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Black Mountain Weddings

We want you to feel comfortable to be yourself in front of our lens, because we want to show the world who you are and what makes your relationship special. Our goal is to help your personalities to come out in front of the camera. 


Whitney Cadavid Photography

I'm inspired by couples in love, families making memories, kiddos, music, art, fashion & FUN. Engagements, Weddings, Maternity, Births, Newborn, Family, Seniors, Events etc... I couldn't pick a favorite LIFE event to document if I tried.

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Rose Gold Photography

I developed a passion for weddings specifically right after my own wedding. My husband and I were blessed with an amazing videographer and photographer on our wedding day that captured our day perfectly! I love being able to relive our big day all over again when I watch our film and look at our wedding gallery. 

Photographer / Videographer

Steward & Company

Lifestyle Photography + Videography based in Cokeville, TN

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Ginger Snap Photography

I specialize in Wedding, Engagement, Portrait and Lifestyle photography based in Paintsville, Kentucky. I'm just a down to Earth, laid back, and simple gal! My goal is to make each and every client become more like family and create a friendship that I get to share with each of you.


Growing Things Videography

Let us capture your growing things in life. Whether it be growing love and getting married, to growing around the world at your honeymoon or vacation spot.



Ina J Designs

Full service wedding florist & floral design serving all of middle TN. 


Fox Glove & Heather

Foxglove and Heather is a floral and event design studio based out of middle Tennessee. Our specialty is weddings and creating beautiful, one of a kind floral concepts for your most meaningful moments. 



Westerhouse Weddings

Expert Wedding Planning & Curated Flowers to Bring Your Wedding to Life

At Westerhouse Weddings, I take the stress off you and your partner. You won’t have to sweat over the details – you can just sit back and enjoy your big day.


Kathy's Sugar & Spice

Whether it's an intimate dinner party or a large once in a lifetime celebration, you can count on Kathy's Sugar and Spice Catering to make your catered event distinctive and delectable.




Two Fat Men Catering Company

We are current. We have always embraced an “un-catered” approach to food, one which honors fine ingredients and creative execution. The goal is to listen to each client and provide a distinctive menu that’s prepared and presented in a way to delight and inspire. In an environment of ever-changing service styles and food trends, Two Fat Men Catering stays on the forefront with one thing in mind: a memorable food experience.


Chef's Market

With having the pleasure to serve the Nashville area for 24 years, we have been voted Nashville’s Best Caterer, as awarded by the readers of Nashville Scene for the last 10 consecutive years.

Whether at the restaurant or our custom catered events, we pride ourselves on having the reputation as an industry leader in quality and creativity with taste and presentation. With Chef’s Market, it’s not just food, it is an experience.

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It's a Pear Catering

Catering for any event based out of Cottontown Tennessee.


Southern Charm Bakery

We specialize in beautiful wedding cakes that coordinate with your event's style. Southern Charm knows how important this day is to you! Which is why we make sure that our cakes are as beautiful, sweet, and charming as the relationship you are celebrating.

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The Bearded Baker

With over 20 years in creating wedding cakes, I’m ready for the challenge to create something special for your big day! When I got married, I was amazed at the hassle of booking a wedding cake as well as the price so I aimed to change that with the way I do things for weddings. I try to make the process as simplified as possible and can build something that fits within your budget.


Crazi Cakes

We are a custom cake studio that also offers sweet treats such as pies, cupcakes and cookies to offer your guests options. “Custom” requires us to work by appointment only and combine your ideas with our imagination to create a one of a kind Sweet Centerpiece that your guests will never stop talking about.




When you hire Smedevents, you are hiring a vibe-the Nashville vibe. We are all born and bred natives of the 615 that bring an essence of southern charm to each wedding, class, and sophistication to each whiskey or wine tasting, but can still hold your hand while you boot scoot on the bartop of your AirBNB during a mixology course for a bachelorette party. We don't judge a good time, we just help you have one responsibly. 

Music/ Entertainment

Joey the DJ

Professional DJ specializing in weddings, parties, corporate events and dances. Multiple packages available.


Music/ Entertainment


Premier Entertainment Company

Nearly 30 years ago, Middle Tennessee native, Jason Middleton founded Premier DJs with the mission of creating a cast of friendly, experienced DJs that would put the couples and clients first. The company has since evolved into Premier | The Entertainment Company, a full-service entertainment company that now serves its couples and clients with state-of-the-art photobooths, event lighting, live musicians & unique entertainment as well as the same professional, friendly, and knowledgeable DJs the company was built on.

Music/ Entertainment

We Bring The Party

We Bring the Party Events is the premier event entertainment company providing wedding and event dj services in Middle Tennessee. Lean on our expertise and knowledge to help make your event amazing, while easing your stress!

Planning an event can be stressful but we have the experience, knowledge, services, and staff to help take your event to the next level without you doing all the work.




Grand Central Party Rental

With more than 25 years in the industry, Grand Central Party Rental knows how to transform a space into something special. Because our event specialists actually consult with our clients to understand their unique needs, we provide rentals that not only fit your vision, but align with your budget, too. With an immense selection and transparent pricing, GCPR takes the stress out of planning your event.

Music/ Entertainment

Premier Party Rents

We are a family owned business nestled in the small town of Lebanon, Tennessee. Our  town is located right outside the booming city of Nashville. We strive to provide excellent customer service and supply the highest quality rental equipment for your special event.


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Ivy & Grace Decor

We provide clients and guests with magical and memorable experiences. We help create beautiful spaces with handpicked and thoughtfully crafted decor to rent.  We pride ourselves on taking a client's vision and bringing it to life with decor that is special and unique to their occasion. 

Photo Booth

Spitfire Snapshots

Sadie, our 1961 Shasta vintage inspired Photo Booth camper and waiting to bring joy and create memories at your party/ gathering/ event/ celebration/ reception/ soirée/ fiesta /shindig ... whatever you are calling your function, she’s ready!


Lighting + Draping

Reknowned Event Design

Our mission is to bring the wow-factor via lighting, draping or custom builds to your next event. We provide top notch customer service with impeccable design aspects. Our work is utilized in some of the most sought-after venues across with country with a luxury clientele list.

Our Favorite Venues

The Barn at Fiddle Dee Farms

Your wedding, boasting sophisticated southern charm, awaits you here at The Barn at Fiddle Dee Farms. Scenic settings of towering trees, a bubbling stream and matchless elegant gala space, provides the perfect backdrop for the biggest party of your life.


Our Favorite Venues


The Chapel at Three Oaks

Nestled into a beautiful wooded hillside in Gallatin, TN, just 40 minutes from downtown Nashville, The Chapel at Three Oaks blends the rustic charm of a vintage barn-style venue with soaring ceilings, an abundance of natural light, and 10 stunning chandeliers.  

You will enjoy the modern, comfortable amenities, such as a beautiful bridal suite, and access to our main building's cafe and lobby areas. Your guests will appreciate how easily accessible the location is, and the ample parking.  With an abundance of scenic photo opportunities outside across the property, and a set of massive sliding barn doors inside, your grand entrance will be truly grand.  

Our Favorite Venues

The Cedars at Carr Farm

Located just outside of Nashville on our 140-acre family farm, The Cedars at Carr Farm is one of the most stunning and memorable places in Middle TN - perfect for any event. The Venue has 9,000 square feet of climate-controlled indoor space able to accommodate 250 guests.


Our Favorite Venues


Tucker's Gap Event Center

This gorgeous venue is 13,000 square feet under roof and is situated on 53 private acres near Nashville. There are three outdoor ceremony sites to choose from with gardens, water feature, beautiful landscaping and perfect photo opportunities of the surrounding rolling hills. The main hall is 5000 square feet, climate controlled, has a huge gas fireplace and will comfortably accommodate 300+ guests. Tucker’s Gap Event Center combines rustic charm and southern elegance with every amenity you could possibly need or want to make your event dreams come true. Quiet and secluded, yet just minutes from Nashville and only two miles from Interstates 40 and 840 in Lebanon, TN.

Our Favorite Venues

Long Hollow Gardens

We’re a 50-year-old family business with one simple philosophy: The belief that people and plants really have the same requirements of natural light, fresh air, and encouragement for growth. We have fun sharing our property, traditions, and award-winning wines with you.


Our Favorite Venues

The Brier Barn

Welcome to The Brier Barn at Dorris Farms. Farm Weddings Just North of Nashville.

Our Favorite Venues

The Barn at Spring Lake Farms

The Barn nestled in the peaceful rolling hills near Portland, Tennessee – just north of Nashville, is a family owned farm with a large, newly constructed state of the art Wedding / Event Venue.

It features over 14,000 square feet under roof – heated and cooled – plus 2 additional outdoor areas for photos and/or event use.

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