Kyle Michelle Weddings Blog
Linley and Matt had the most amazing vision for their wedding day and it was an honor to make their vision come to life. The ceremony was at St. Patricks Church where they had a live choir throughout the ceremony. The reception was at The Logan, where tons of Christmas trees and twinkle lights were awaiting the guests. Linley and Matt were extremely happy and head over heels about the end result of the venue. As the night came to an end, they performed the famous Will Smith song, "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" while Philly cheesesteaks were passed around to all of the guests. This amazing Christmas wedding absolutely stole our hearts and we wish much love and happiness to this beautiful couple as this wedding will be in our hearts forever!
Let's talk about this dress... This dress was designed by the bride and Priscilla Costa - starting with just a sketch on a piece of paper. The feather and sequin design made every sway and movement completely breathtaking. This dress is a one of a kind, just like the bride!!!
Cocktail hour and the reception was at The Logan - where a custom-made champagne tower was waiting for each guest topped with a cinnamon sugar rim, a dash of rosemary and cranberries with each flute. The champagne tower really helped to tie together the vision of Christmas and class. The reception area was filled with lit-up Christmas trees, wreaths, red and burgundy florals and candles - it was truly a wonderland.
Not shown: the 3 costume changes this band did throughout their performance. They were one of the most interactive bands we've ever experienced and they sure knew how to bring a party to the dance floor!
So you're planning your wedding and immediately you are transported back to your childhood of when you wore your mom's high heels, a long flowing veil and you married...you're brother. Or maybe not. Maybe you have no idea what "theme" or "color scheme" you want for your wedding. Either way, pulling your wedding together is a daunting task that can leave you feeling lost and confused. That's why you hire us...I mean, here are some tips that may help you figure this all out!
#1. Reflect on yourselves to find a theme.
What's in a theme? My favorite types of themes are those that represent the bride &/or groom. Are you an avid reader? Do you love a certain flower, perhaps a sunflower? Are you going for a BBQ theme and you have a secret family BBQ rub recipe you can share with your guests? Do you love beer, I mean do you live in an area that makes a certain type of beer and maybe you like drinking it too? Are you enamored with a foreign destination (that's for you Desiree) or maybe you are getting married in front of your coy pond and you are super talented and design your own invitations... I love them all!!!!
#2. Stay focused, and try not to stray.
This is one of the hardest parts of pulling your wedding together. And I'm going to go ahead and say what we're all thinking, Pinterest is making this very difficult. If you're like me, you would like 5 different weddings, so you can use five different themes, colors and even venues. Unfortunately, what we end up seeing is what we like to call, a Pinterest mosh posh, basically a mix of cool ideas, that don't have any relation. The key is to find your inspiration picture. Stay focused and continually keep going back to make sure it matches!
#3. Less is more or maybe more is more.
So you have your theme, it's simple and being simple is a complete representation of you as a couple. So, in that case keep it simple. However, if you're going to go with a theme, then go big! The details are what can bring a theme or color scheme to life.
#4. Fall in love.
With your theme that is. Make sure you love the colors you are using, make sure you love what your venue looks like and most of all make sure the man or woman you are marrying loves them too! When a couple can create a masterpiece of a wedding, they can usually create a masterpiece of a marriage. And let's face it, a wedding lasts a day, a marriage lasts a lifetime!
#5. Invite your wedding pro's to work together.
This is the key to maintaining a constant theme or color scheme for your wedding. When your wedding planner and your florist, your venue coordinator, caterer and your DJ are all on the same page, so is your wedding. If your DJ does not know your wedding theme of vintage and old world, he/she may in fact show up with a light show that doesn't work with the feel of your wedding. Or, when working with a fantastic catering company he/she will make your food, serving plates and display decor match that of your wedding. And your florist is key! Make sure he/she gets your theme, understands your vision and can make your vision come to life!
In the end your wedding should be about you, your commitment and the bringing of two families together to celebrate the love between two beautiful people!
Good luck planning!!!!