Real Wedding: Vanessa & Tom

Posted by on July 28, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Just a spring was blooming, we had the pleasure to be apart of Vanessa & Tom’s day.

Vanessa is one of the most fun spirited brides I’ve ever worked with, she is always smiling and laughing!

Between an upbeat bridal party and working with one of my favorite photographers (Kiva @ Annandale Photography); we had a perfect day!

We started the day getting ready in Milford.  Doesn’t she look amazing?

I was really excited to see her chapel.  The chapel was located in Vanessa’s high school; Our Lady of Mercy in Milford.  I attended the same high school on Long Island.  The chapel was beautiful.  The school has a nice tradition of ringing the bell right before the bride walks down the aisle.

The flowers were the perfect color combination for a perfect spring day.  Plus, every girl needs some bling!

A very cool Ipad shot!  Plus a little history; we were told years ago no one was allowed to step on these stairs per the convent tradition!

The new Mr. & Mrs.!

After the ceremony, we headed over to The Water’s Edge in Westbrook.  The lighting was absolutely perfect for Kiva to work his magic!

One of my favorite photos!

We provided a candy buffet for guests, they went crazy for it!

Annandale Photography also provided a photobooth for guests which this fun crowd loved!

Wishing the New Mr. & Mrs. the best of luck!

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Real Wedding: Melissa & Rob

Posted by on April 16, 2012 · Leave a Comment 

Our last wedding of 2011 was one of my favorites.  Melissa had a lot of similarities to my own weddings so maybe I am a little bias, lol.

We were hired as Day of Coordinators for her and Rob’s December wedding.  Not only did Melissa do a beautiful job putting everything together, she chose some of our favorite vendors; Duet Photography (Jay’s team), AJ Ingoglia Films, After Hours Music and Camelot Limos.

Getting ready!

Melissa definitely loved the bling!

Jay did a great job at capturing Melissa, doesn’t she look stunning in this photo?

The New Mr. & Mrs.!!!

And as a side note, this was one of the friendliest churches I have ever worked in!

Lots of churches are strict on having no petals or rice, so streamers are a great alternative!

The centerpieces tied in perfectly with the holiday decor

One of the best Father Daughter Photos I’ve ever seen!  Melissa’s father was also one of the nicest dad’s I’ve ever met!

Wishing the new Mr. & Mrs. all the best!!!

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Real Wedding: Sireeda & Sammie

Posted by on February 12, 2012 · 1 Comment 

Sireeda booked us for day of coordinator services over a year before her wedding.

What some people don’t realize is that with our day of packages, we offer unlimited email throughout the contract, so you get to know your couples really well.  Sireeda was one of the funniest brides I’ve ever had, we had such a blast together.

They were one of the sweetest couples we’ve worked with and she had some of my favorite vendors.

Purple was a popular color for 2011 and she used it perfectly!

They had the most unique space for their ceremony.

Nassau County Museum of Art and it was absolutely gorgeous!

One of my favorite photos!

We then heading over to Chateau Briand where everything was executed beautifully!

Look at how adorable they are together!

Wishing Sireeda and Sammie a lifetime of happiness and health!

Photos: Benchwerk Photography

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Real Wedding: Alyson & Chris

Posted by on February 5, 2012 · 1 Comment 

Back in the Fall of 2011 we had the pleasure of being apart of Alyson and Chris’s beautiful wedding day!

It was a gorgeous September day on the North Fork of Long Island, one of my favorite spots!

The area is surrounded by beautiful vineyards, beaches, mom & pap farms and vintage architecture. We tried to incorporate all of these in their photos.

We started the day at a local hotel where all the girls where getting ready!

Look at that gorgeous smile!

Alyson’s dress was one of my favorites!  I loved the gorgeous flower, a little bit of pop without overpowering the elegance of the dress.

We made our way to Macari Vineyard where we did a private reveal and then some bridal party photos!

This bridal party was so much fun!

Before heading to the reception we made a quick stop at this beautiful windmill and the beach

This is one of my favorite pictures!

The reception was in Baiting Hollow, Alyson had some really beautiful details and we helped make sure everything was set up accordingly.

A big CONGRATULATIONS to Alyson and Chris!  Thank you for choosing us to be apart of your special day!

All photos from Patken Photography.

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Real Wedding: Lauren & Mat

Posted by on January 17, 2012 · 1 Comment 

Wow I can’t believe how fast 2011 went by!  The last half of the year we were swamped with weddings.

I had the pleasure of being a part of Lauren & Mat’s special day in Mystic, CT.  From our first meeting, we immediately clicked.  They are truly one of the nicest couples I have had the honor of working with.

The day started off right in the heart of Mystic where the girls were getting ready! It was an emotional day, there was so much love in that room!

Candi from Candi’s floral creation handled all the flowers for the bridal party

Lovely details of Lauren’s stunning gown

We traveled in style on a beautiful Trolley to the church.  The church was historic and intimate.

They absolutely radiate love…look at those big smiles!

Before heading over to the reception we stopped at some beautiful grounds in Stonington

The reception was held at Latitude 41, Mat’s family and friends did a beautiful job with the lighting along the back tent!

And for their grand exit, guests lit sparklers which lined the way to their boat departure!

Wishing Lauren & Mat a lifetime of happiness!

Finally a huge thank you to Meg from Creative Collections who captured their perfect day flawlessly.

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