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Real Wedding: Shannon and Chris

9 Dec

We had the pleasure of working with Shannon and Chris last year at the Torpedo Factory, and boy did this group know how to party. They were married at St. Marys Catholic in Alexandria and then the group went into DC for some iconic photos near the Capital Building. One of my favorite parts of the evening was that they brought their adorable Pug with them everywhere so it could be a part of the photos and the fun. After the photos, the party moved on to the Torpedo Factory with live music through out with the always talented Gonzo’s Nose bringing the house down after dinner.  Instead of a traditional wedding cake, they had a variety of Dangerously Delicious pies and fresh churned ice cream for late night sweets. Enjoy!

Vendors

Church- St. Marys Catholic in Alexandria

Venue- Torpedo Factory

Photography- George Street Photography (Andrew Morrell website )

Catering- Design Cuisine

Rentals- DC Rental

Band- Gonzo’s Nose (one of our favorites!)

Pies-  Dangerously Delicious Pies

Beauty- LeMariee

Florist- Greenworks

Lighting- John Farr

Church Quartet- Cherry Blossom Quartet

Transportation- Charriots for Hire

Gown- Chevy Chase Bridal (Justin Alexander)

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Meant to Bee Bridal Brunch

20 Aug

I have the pleasure of planning a sweet bridal brunch themed after honey and the phrase “meant to bee” for a group of women this spring at Potomac Point Winery. I pulled together a color story of mint, butter, and pinks and used fabulous linens from DC Rentals as a starting point. There are so many fun ways to bring together a theme and they don’t always have to be so literal but instead try something fun like honeycomb paper balls to inspire with texture and hexagon placemats as a nod to the hexagon of a bee’s honeycomb.

The ladies dined on a brunch menu of french toast, fruit parfait, a full biscuit bar, and a delicious cake from CakeLore. Signature drinks of Ginger Honey Cocktails and mimosas were passed by servers along with a wide range of Potomac Point Wines. Special thank you to our vendor team and I am so thankful to have had this Brunch featured on Weddings Chicks http://www.weddingchicks.com/2013/08/15/honey-themed-bridal-shower/  

Please enjoy the rest of the shower and gorgeous photos by Audra Wrisley Photography!

Vendors

Photography- Audra Wrisley Photography

Venue, food, signature cocktails- Potomac Point Winery

Planning- Roberts & CO Events

Floral Design- Anthomanic

Cake- CakeLore

Rentals- DC Rentals

Paper Goods- Mary Coppola Creative Solutions

Hair and Makeup- Hair and Makeup Artistry by Claudine

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Real Wedding: Araceli and Andrew

10 Apr

These two were so much fun to work with and they are a shining example of how much I bond with clients during their wedding process. I have made sure to stay true to keeping in touch and I am so excited that they have just bought their first DC area home! Araceli and Andrew came to me shortly after moving to the DC area from California and wanted to host a small intimate wedding for their closest friends and family. They knew nothing of the area and had a limited budget to work with, so I agreed to help them stretch it as far as we could.

After a bunch of venue options we settled on hosting the entire weekend at the Airlie Center from the rehearsal dinner and welcome cocktails to the post wedding brunch. We wanted to infuse Araceli’s Mexican heritage into the wedding so we order special paper picado flags, and had mexican wedding cookies for guests to take home.  We also made sure to have a grooms cake with Andrew’s love of zombies. I want to share their beautiful getting ready and ceremony photos today. We create babies breath bouquets for the ladies and Araceli wore a gorgeous dress from Betsy Robinson Bridal and to die for shoes by Valentino. Enjoy!

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Their guest book was so fun! They collected photos of everyone from the wedding and we strung them up. Guest then found their photo and added to a page that had a special layout to which they could write in notes and leave funny quotes.

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Real Wedding: Nimita and Greg

25 Mar

Nimita and Greg were such fun to work with and they really showed how upbeat and go with the flow they were when a major insane storm came barreling through their wedding ceremony. With plans in place for an outdoor ceremony at River Farm with a gorgeous rustic mandap overlooking the river, we were making last-minute calls for the weather up until right before the ceremony. We knew bad weather was on the horizon so we moved everyone under the tent to host a gorgeous Hindu-Christian ceremony for our lovely couple.
Christopher, co-owner of Amaryllis helped us to designed a backdrop of rustic elements paired with copper pieces and tones of red, vibrant green, and cream. I loved working with our entire team and I am so thankful everything turned out perfectly by the end of the night!

The couple hand created soap favors for their guests wrapped in burlap and twine. Place cards sat at each seat which were bindings around the napkins personalized each seat. They chose to have a small single cake for themselves and then a large dessert bar of Indian sweets, Macaroons, and cake pops to end the night. I hope your enjoy this wedding as much as I did helping to orchestrate the affair and years of love to our happy couple!

Big thank you to The Happy Couple for these wonderful photos!

Vendor Team!

Venue- River Farm

Photography- The Happy Couple

Floral Design- Amaryllis

Catering- Windows Catering

Invitation- Invitations by Ajalon

Planning and Design- Roberts & Co. Events

DJ- jeff with Elan-Dj’s

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