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Modern Sparkle Wedding

U Me Us Studios @weddingchicks

What's the difference between a Gatsby theme and a Gatsby inspiration? Lots and lots of sparkle! With help from Charmed Events Group, Cathy and Chhy's modern sparkle wedding took styling cues from the over the top roaring 20's film and ran with it! And we have to say, they did a stupendous job!
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white and peach bouquet by Poppys Petalworks @weddingchicks

three pairs of wedding shoes @weddingchicks

Hayley Paige wedding dress @weddingchicks

wedding date cuff links @weddingchicks

grey and black groomsmen and wedding dog @weddingchicks

A Lovely Compromise

We got married at Rosewood Sand Hill Menlo Park because of its beautiful outdoor scenery and modern deco. I wanted a Napa style/outdoor wedding and Chhy wanted a city wedding so we met half way at Rosewood which met both of our needs.

The vows we wrote our own vows separately and didn’t share with each other until the ceremony. Our vows turned out to be very similar and rhymed more proof that we’re soul mates.

wedding welcome sign @weddingchicks

tassel wedding backdrop @weddingchicks

flower petal and tassel aisle decor @weddingchicks

peach and pink bridesmaids bouquets @weddingchicks

wedding confetti station @weddingchicks

just married @weddingchicks

Gatsby Inspiration

I was thinking of Great Gatsby theme but it was too difficult to incorporate the theme with our modern style so we ended up using it as an inspiration instead hence the art deco and lots of geometric shapes for the design. The main theme of the wedding was metallic theme with different shades of gold / rose gold / silver.

glamorous table setting @weddingchicks

gold and silver sparkle table decor @weddingchicks

silver gold and ivory modern wedding cake @weddingchicks

marquee light dessert table backdrop @weddingchicks

Make It Personal

We tried to keep the size of the wedding small so that it would be a more intimate setting and we would have more time to spend with our family and friends. In terms of creative touches, we took dance lessons prior to the wedding so that we could do a choreographed dance as our first dance as husband and wife, and incorporated our dog Coco into the wedding.

guest book table @weddingchicks

signature wedding cocktails @weddingchicks

sparkler wedding exit @weddingchicks

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Accessories & Lingeriechristian louboutin@louboutinworld
BeautyMakeup by Quis
Bride's Shoes #1Giuseppe Zanotti
Bridesmaid DressesBCBG
Cakes & CateringRosewood Sand Hill
Crystal Bloom BraceletBen-Amun
EntertainmentJL Imagination
FashionErin Fetherston
FlowersPoppys Petalworks
Groom & His MenCalvin Klein@calvinklein
Grooms ShoesJohn Varvatos
Groomsmen's AttireBlack by Vera Wang
JewelryJahan Diamonds Imports
KTD Jewelers

LightingSpintronix Entertainment
Photo BoothSay Ya Photobooth
PhotographersU Me Us Studios
RentalsHartmann Studios
La Tavola Fine Linen Rental

Venue & OfficiantsThe Wedding Coach
Wedding DressesHayley Paige@misshayleypaige