Featured on Martha Stewart Weddings HAYFIELD, UPSTATE, NY

On a rainy Saturday in late May, Malissa and Stephen were married in the rustic, romantic landscape of Hayfield in the Catskills of New York. Known for its rolling hills backdrop and gorgeous barns, Hayfield is perfectly picturesque, even on the rainiest of days. 

With rain threatening the forecast, the couple along with wedding planner, Kate from A Charmed Affair, made the call to transform their outdoor ceremony into an indoor one. The garden-inspired florals were quickly rearranged inside one of the two majestic barns that Hayfield has on their venue. Family and friends filled the cozy interior. Shortly after, music started to play and Malissa walked down the aisle in her Jimmy Choo shoes, wearing a Martina Liana wedding dress that she had customized at Crystal Bridal Boutique. She was accompanied by both her mother and father. The aisle was lined with a beautiful assortment of warm colors, thanks to Flower Blossom Design. Malissa passed colors of coral, blush, ivory and dusty rose on her way to meet Stephen and officiant, Pastor Eric Ntim. The bridesmaids wore a similar assortment of colors to match the garden color-palette, with their dresses from Fame and Partners

Just like a fairy-tale, as the couple was looking into each other’s eyes, getting ready to say “I do,”  the sun started to peek out. The ceremony concluded with a kiss and all 175 guests exited the floral-lined barn doors and entered the grassy landscape, on their way to the reception. Here they were met with an abundance of floral arrangements and chic decor. Surrounded by roses, peonies, snapdragons, freesias, candles and fruit, the sweetheart table stole the show. 

As the sun began to set, The Hook Club started to perform and the newlyweds began to dance the night away, for the first time together as husband and wife. Even with the last minute changes and unpredictable weather patterns, Malissa and Stephen smiled through it all. They weren’t going to let anything stop them from having their perfect day – and it truly was perfect. 

This wedding was featured on Martha Steward Weddings and you can see the full feature here!

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