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BELOW From top, the bride and groom depart the ceremony by boat; the lake view at LoveStone Inn serves as a backdrop at the couple’s reception.

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LEFT Christy and Karl Krispin celebrate after marrying at LoveStone Inn last May.

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Between our two families, we had five clergymen performing different roles in the ceremony.” Approximately 200 guests from all parts of the country arrived at Smith Mountain Lake for the occasion. “A lot of my friends made travel plans from Seattle and New York,” Christy said. “Some stayed at Mariners Landing, some rented houses, some stayed in a campground. A lot of them spent the whole weekend at SML and had a good time. Every person who came said they loved the venue.” The bride, who lived in Seattle during planning, said she relied heavily on SML business owners to make sure all went according to plan. Even the companies that catered the rehearsal dinner and reception were able to accommodate her request to use humanely-raised chicken and fish – a conviction important to the couple. “It was a perfect day; the happiest day of my life,” she said.

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