It is customary for us to ask our clients if they are exchanging gifts. I personally love this part of a wedding. It's so cute to see the Best Man deliver a gift of the Maid of Honor deliver a gift to the wedding couple individually. When we ask most couples about this they immediately think it needs to be something expensive but on the contrary I encourage words...they are free and priceless.
For this couple a gift to the Groom from the Bride :: Custom-made Cufflinks
From the moment I met Laura and Mike they purged their color choices of an Arizona sunset. This was a major part of the design and thinking of the wedding. Fiori Floral Design assisted with conceptualizing the vision with this stunning bridal bouquet including all the colors Laura wanted.
Due to wind before the ceremony we tied these strung lanterns with the wedding escort cards to the tree so we didn't obtain a picture with it as we wanted to present it but it looked so pretty when we were able to untie them. Just another creative way to display their guest table assignments.
Ceremony set. Musicians Playing. Bridal Party about to walk in. Beautiful setting at The Wrigley Mansion. It's time.
A few items from home our couple brought to give it a homie (not in a gansta sort of way..lol) feeling. Warms the heart doesn't it.
As a sign of remembrance the couple and their bridal party released balloons to remember the loved ones they lost. This was especially important to Laura due to her triumph against breast cancer...still a survivor and holding strong.
They did it. It was charming and overflowed with tears and love. Fantastic job to the officiant Dr. Jerry Law from This Day Forward for pulling together an outstanding original ceremony with lots of their personality. It was a blast!
This is a great repsentation of how much better of a picture the "signing of the license" can be if it has some decorative sense to it. Often times it's shot in a boring ballroom or on some wooden random table. That document makes your marriage legals so think ahead where you'd like to sign it.
The Groom's socks. I just love the hidden details.
Loving the ginormity of the balloons. Any time I hold one I feel like a child again and who doesn't want to feel that way? SO carefree!!!
A nice room shot of the decor. The guests loved the hanging parasols from the ceiling of the reception space.
Balloons :: AZ Balloon Art
Cake Baker :: Let Them Eat Cake
Ceremony Music :: Applause Productions
Decor :: James Barnett
Entertainment :: Ray the DJ
Floral :: Fiori Floral Design
Hair and Makeup :: Salon Embellish
Officiant :: From This Day Forward
Paper Products :: The Invitation Lady
Photography :: Harley Bonham Photography
Rentals :: Creative Event Rentals
Speciality Services :: Self Portrait Station
Specialty Services :: Ali Ink
Venue :: Wrigley Mansion
Videographer :: Modern Wedding Scenes