Lauren Amanda Sardo and Will Childs, were united in marriage on April 8 at Musgrove Plantation on St. Simons Island.
The Rev. James Crandall officiated at the double-ring ceremony, and nuptial music was provided by the Charleston Virtuosi String Quartet.
The bride is the daughter of Dr. Mark and Cindy Sardo of St. Simons Island. The groom’s parents are Dr. David Childs and Ms. Deborah Childs, both of Rome.
Given in marriage by her father, the bride wore wore a custom wedding gown by Italian wedding dress designer, Le Spose di Gio. Lauren’s gown was an elegant, yet simple and timeless sheath gown, hand-sewn with Italian silk. There was a little surprise detail on the back of Lauren’s dress, a bow, which created a beautiful focal point, as she walked down the aisle to meet Will.
She carried a traditionally elegant bouquet in tonal shades of white and ivory with accents of smilax greenery. This composition was stylized with dense floral including lily of the valley, garden roses and stephanotis. The bouquet was beautifully wrapped in ivory satin ribbon and secured with a pearl pin closure.
Elise Brumbach, of St. Simons Island, was the matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Libby Fennell of Los Angeles, Lauren Sain of Atlanta and Sara Mead of Newnan.
Madelyn and Anna Claire Mead, of Newnan, were flowergirls.
Ben Childs, of Jackson, Wyo., was the best man, and Matthew Sardo, of Augusta, was the groomsman.
Following the ceremony, a cocktail hour, with music provided by the Charleston Virtuosi String Quartet, and a reception, with entertainment provided by the Atlanta Groove Factory, was held at Musgrove Plantation.
The rehearsal dinner was held at Bennie’s Red Barn on St. Simons Island.
Emily Burton, of Emily Burton Designs, was the wedding coordinator.
After a wedding trip to Saint Lucia, the couple resides in Atlanta, where Mrs. Childs is an interior designer and Mr. Childs is partner and executive vice president of Oracle Healthcare Advisors.