Divinity wedding inspiration

Colchester VT, Feb 22nd 2017 - Lis Oliveira - www.lisphotography.com

Last year I was in search of a location that would work with my vision of an elegant, timeless and luxurious wedding inspiration shoot I was planing for spring. A friend of mine had mentioned “The Mansion” to me few months earlier, and after checking out pictures on their website, I decided to go check it out in person. Once I stepped into that house, I knew that i had found what I was looking for. The history, the bold colors and decor of every room inspired me to capture the images that would bring us back in time. This shoot was recently featured on Southern New England Weddings magazine.


Built in 1807 for entrepreneur David H. Sumner, The Sumner Mansion Inn was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988 and is recognized as one of the finest Federal Mansions in New England to survive from the early 19thcentury.

Vendors Team

The vendors team Jackie put together was exceptional. They did a fabulous job to complement my vision and inspiration of an elegant spring wedding. That table design was a dream with notes of fuchsia and green, copper/gold silverware and copper tone placemats. Every detail of every component went together like a dream. All that, of course, orchestrated by Jaclyn Watson Events.


Specialty Chargers:

Catering: Lucy Burdock / Guided Pear

Photographing Jacqueline O Kennedy’s dress was breath taking, literally. Everyone went quite when Alayna (our Miss Vermont 2015) entered the room wearing the dress. Although Jacqueline has never officially worn that dress, it was made for her. Just to think she tried it on during the design process, was enough to make my heart beat faster just by looking at it. It was not on plans to photograph the dress, but I thought we shouldn’t miss the opportunity. That was a bonus, not really part of the shoot. Enjoy! Lis Oliveira - lisphotography.com Colchester VT

Models: Alayna Westcom & Evan Carty


Floral Design:

Model: Alayna Westcom

Elegant and timeless style

Design by:


Colorful, delicate, stunning bouquet.


Adrienne Craig from Admire Design created an invitation suit especially for our shoot. One of a kind, stunning design. She drawn the architectural picture of the mansion which gave it a romantic and luxurious feel.

Models: Alayna Westcom & Stephanie Nitcheporuk

Custom shoes:

Danielle Aspinall


Hair & Makeup

Jessica A Pelkey

Carved soaps and spa products:


Courtesy of:


We are so thankful to have had Todd Stoilov capturing our behind the scenes you can see on this short video:

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