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Saturday, October 16, 2010

Our Trash The Dress Wedding!

I fell in love with this couple as soon as I met them!  They had that twinkle in their eyes, were fun and I just knew their wedding was going to be different from the fact that everyone was wearing flip flops, including our lovely bride (I was impressed with this and was sold!),  to the magical sky lanterns later in the night. 

Daniele and Mike from California wanted to have a small and intimate family wedding here in Spain.  They had already done some research and booked the villa and the fabulous Cornel Catering Team for their wedding and wanted someone to tie up the loose ends and for us to be there on the day, plus of course decorate and style their wedding, Mike is a designer so they knew exactly what they wanted which is always easier.

With a hot pink and touch of lime theme in place, Carla was on hand to recommend and book all their other suppliers and to coordinate the wedding so that it was all ready for their arrival.  We were all looking forward to this day in July when they would fly over from the States to celebrate their marriage here in Spain.

In order to design the hot pink and touch of lime look, we created some fabulous bridal flowers, using dolce vita and hot pink roses for Daniele's bouquet and hot pink gerberas for the bridesmaids. 

We dressed the chairs with fuchsia sashes, provided an arch and much needed parasols and paddle fans for the ceremony.  Using our pale green and white table linens added a more relaxed, romantic feel to the tables with white Moroccan style candles and scattered pink bouganvilla completed a very simple but elegant and pretty style. 

Pink, silver and white lanterns were hung in the gazebo area above the tables and we decorated the pool area with lots of candles and lanterns and some white and pink lanterns in the archways by the pool.

What a day it was, it was a beautifully hot Mediterranean afternoon and evening, lots of lovely cocktails being made up courtesy of their obviously well trained guests!, wonderful hair and make up, fabulous food from Cornel and a great crowd, least of all the lovely cupcakes and American baseball groom's cake made with a combined effort of Mark at Cake Marbella and our lovely Fi.

I do have a confession to Mike and Daniele I scoffed one of the lovely cupcakes :)!  I can never resist Mark's Red Velvet :)

Here are some fabulous photos taken by their friend April, a professional photographer in the States who had some awesome cameras with her.

The day ended with a Trash the Dress!   Most of the wedding party ended up jumping into the pool :)  Fabulous day guys and thank you for sharing these wonderful photos with us :)  Amazingly the dress survived albeit Daniele had already written it off!!!


1 comment:

Wannabe Goddess said...

FANTASTIC! Looks like they had an amaaaaaazing time. Also, looks like a really close group of friends that were all there to have fun and celebrate their friends nuptials - awwwww. How lovely :)