Romantic, Vintage Themed Wedding

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Kelsey and Jason’s romantic, vintage themed wedding is sure to inspire all of you looking to have a beautiful wedding. Their entire day was filled with soft shades of mint and pink surrounded by the glowing light of the Florida sun. You must scroll through to take in all of their details, and be sure to read her helpful advice, especially what she would have done differently.

This beautiful day was photographed by the talented Kt Crabb Photography and coordinated by RW Events. You can see more of everything by visiting the full gallery here.

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All By My Self

Don’t be afraid to ask for help! If I have any regrets from my wedding it would be that I didn’t ask for help. I moved to Orlando for an internship with Disney and left behind all of my girlfriends (AND fiancé) back in Tallahassee.

I thought I was on my own and had to do all of the wedding planning by myself. But being a perfectionist the thought of that sounded great. What I didn’t realize was how thin I’d be stretched over the course of the next few months.

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wedding ceremony ideas @weddingchicks

The Perfect Backdrop

From the Bride: From the moment we entered the gates to the Cypress Grove Estate House, we knew it was the place we wanted to get married. It was absolutely breathtaking! The driveway leading up to Cypress Grove was lined by canopies of trees building the anticipation of what was to come.

The charming colonial house, lakeside gazebo, cypress trees, lush gardens, and radiant seasonal flowers created the perfect backdrop. Everything about it inspired us to go with a more romantic, vintage themed wedding.

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after the ceremony lounge area

Utilize all your space – RW Events turned the ceremony area into a regal and elegant after ceremony lounge area.

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Oh The Memories

One thing I would have done differently is hire a videographer or designate a relative to videotape the wedding. Pictures are great in helping you relive the day but they are just snippets from it. They don’t fully capture all of the words spoken or movements that come with each special moment; like when the Best Man tells a joke and you hear everyone’s laughter, or the song that brought everyone to the dance floor singing at the top of their lungs.

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Plantation Wedding in Green and Silver

Photography: Kt Crabb Photography
Photography: 2nd shooter Ashley Poole Photography
Coordinator: RW Events
Venue: Cypress Grove Estate House
Flowers: Windermere Flowers and Gifts
Cake: Party Flavors
Caterer: Big City Catering
Hair: Missy's Salon and Spa
Makeup: Missy's Salon and Spa
Bridesmaid dresses: David's Bridal
Prop/furniture rentals: RW Events
Dj: White Rose Entertainment

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: green, pink, silver
Styles: classic, garden

Classic And Romantic Wedding In Arizona

Claire Pettibone dress @weddinghicks

Erin and Brad’s classic and romantic wedding was a dream! The subtle neutrals with lace and greenery, the gorgeous grounds of the resort, and an indoor venue with moody lighting. All combined with the sweetest bride and groom made for a pretty perfect day!

The romance is almost tangible, see even more of it here in the full gallery here. All  beautifully photographed by Pinkerton Photography.

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nude bridesmaid dresses

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embroidered handkerchief bouquet wrap

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Write your own vows

Once our ceremony began, it was apparent that the intimacy and intensity was far greater than we, or anyone ever could have expected. Surrounded by candlelight and the love of our family and friends, we began the conversation that would forever unite us. Brad and I wrote our own personal vows to one another. Vows that brought us, as well as our guests, to tears. It was raw and real. We will forever cherish that moment for the rest of our lives.

classy indoor wedding ceremony venue

rose petal lined aisle

choreograph your first dance

Months prior to our wedding day, Brad and I learned a choreographed dance. From the moment we took our first steps and locked eyes with one another, it was as if we were taken to another place. It was one of the most romantic moments of our day. One that we will never forget. From the beautiful decor, to the impeccable food, our reception was everything we dreamt it would be. It was relaxing and intimate. It was a time of great conversation with our closest family and friends. It was a time of celebration and love. It was absolutely perfect.

romantic wedding reception

peach and white flower centerepieces

don’t let pinterest decide

When I began planning our wedding, I knew that I wanted it to be unique. I chose a color palette that was very neutral and chose a dress very vintage in style and feel. I think it was a surprise to many throughout the planning stages. As time went on and things began to come together, everyone soon fell in love with the whole concept. The biggest tip of advice I can give brides, is to be true to yourself and what you want your day to look like. Try not to get caught up in the world of Pinterest. It can confuse your planning and create rabbit trails that will soon begin to derail you from the day you always dreamt up and imagined.

wedding cake with mirror backdrop

blush wedding cake with floral decor

sparkler exit

see the entire gallery

Photography: Pinkerton Photography
Coordinator & Flowers: Encore Creative Events
Cinematography: Emotion Cinematographers
Venue & Caterer: Omni Scottsdale Resort Montelucia
Stationery: Envelope Envy
Cake: Let Them Eat Cake
Hair: Allison Pynn
Dress Shop: Mariee Bridal
Dress Designer: Claire Pettibone from Mariee Bridal
Bridesmaid Dresses: Alvina Valenta from Schaffer's
Groom’s Attire: Schaffers
Veil or Hair Accessories: Danese Creations
Dj: Infinity Entertainment
Bride's Blog: With A Wink & A Twirl

Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: pink, white
Styles: classic

A Wedding in Paradise

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When Disney is calling but so are the tropics, book your wedding at the Disney Resort on Hawaii! A wedding in paradise and with tons of fun just outside your hotel room door you bet we fell for this fabulous day!

Not sure you soaked in enough of this tropical Hawaiian sunshine? check out the full gallery here to see all of the fabulous details captured by Wendy Laurel!

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Nerd It Up On Your Wedding

from Wendy Laurel Photography:
Samantha and Kingston are self proclaimed “nerds” in love with Comic Con, Disney, and theme parks. But really they are a very fun couple with a ton of close friends and family that were all too happy to make the trek to Hawaii to see them get married and join in on the fun.

Let's go to Hawaii @weddingchicks

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To learn more about  Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina on Oʻahu click here.

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Pinterest Lifesaver

From the Bride: We actually didn’t see the venue until 3 days before the wedding! We put a lot of trust into the best vendors on the islands. We chose vendors that had a similar style to what we were looking for, so we were confident that they were able to create our whimsical and elegant wedding. I relied heavily on Pinterest to share what I was looking for — truly a lifesaver in planning a destination wedding!

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The Little Things Mean The Most

It was important for us to bring in some of the things we love into the wedding without it feeling too themed. We were going for “elegant and whimsical with hidden touches of Kingston and Sam.”

Personal touches included lawn games, a Darth Vader cake topper, Disneyland fastpass escort cards, an Up inspired mailbox for cards and Star Wars cufflinks. I even had a hidden Mickey in my bouquet.

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Schedules & Planning

I spent a lot of time working on schedules, details and communication to avoid any last-minute hiccups. We also tried to cut down as much as we could on the ceremonial formalities so we could spend a majority of the wedding having fun with friends and family.

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Get a closer look at this wedding in paradise by watching the wedding video from Wendy Laurel below.

A Wedding in Paradise

Photography: Wendy Laurel
Photography: second shooter Alisa Greig
Cinematography: Seeking Films
Resort: Aulani Resort
Venue: Lanikuhonoua
Flowers: Passion Roots
Caterer: Aulani
Dress designer: Elizabeth Fillmore
Bridesmaid dresses: Jenny Yoo
Shoe designer: Badgley Mischka
Groom’s attire: Bar III Macys


Categories: Featured Weddings & Events
Colors: blue, pink, white
Styles: classic