Feature: Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Magazine July/August 2015 Issue

We are thrilled to announce we were recently featured in Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Magazine July/August 2015 Edition! We had a blast creating gorgeous floral pieces to accent this beautiful grand garden wedding inspiration photo shoot with touches of old-world class.

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To bring this garden wedding inspiration to life, we designed a beautiful purple bridal bouquet with hydrangeas, roses, lisianthus and hints of greenery. They complemented the purple floral arch we designed for the ceremony scene perfectly. We also created a beautiful purple floral wreath tied with lucky horseshoes and purple ribbons.
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We were extremely honored to be asked to be a part of this stunning styled photo shoot. Browse the online edition here!

This wedding inspiration came to life with the help of the following vendors:

Venue: The Peachtree House

Planner: The Busy Bee Events & Design, LLC

Photography: Hundreds of Moments Photography

Floral: Lee James Floral Designs

Linens: GBS Linens

Tables/Chargers: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

China/Flatware/Stemware: Dishie Rentals

Cake: Everything Cake

Stationery: Lizzie Randazzo Photo & Design

Hair/Makeup: Ali Lee Artistry

Stylist: Christy Marks

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Reunion Resort: Brenda and Peter

Brenda and Peter chose to visit Central Florida from Newfoundland for their destination wedding. The Reunion Resort was a gorgeous location with its tropical floral and palm trees for their special day with Andi Mans Photography in attendance capturing every picturesque moment.

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For this classy destination wedding, we chose white floral arrangements for the ceremonial and reception centerpieces for their simplistic beauty. In terms of the bouquets, peach-toned roses popped against the royal blue and gray attire of the bridal party, coordinating the elegant feel of the celebration with its own twist. For the bridal bouquet, we paired white roses and lilies with white floral accents with the peach roses to give its own unique look to complement Brenda’s natural beauty.

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As the ceremony drew to a close, the newly-minted newlyweds and their guests transitioned to the reception. Each of the tables was paired with our white floral centerpieces and royal blue linens, courtesy of BBJ Linen, with white chiavari chairs and decor to match from Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals. There was no shortage of entertainment with Scott Thompson from Thompson Entertainment on site, allowing Brenda and Peter to dance the night away with their loved ones in a luxurious paradise.

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Congratulations Brenda and Peter! We loved working with you on your wedding and are thrilled you chose our Sunshine State to host your destination wedding. This gorgeous celebration was implemented by the following talented vendor team:

Venue: Reunion Resort
Photography: Andi Mans Photography
Floral: Lee James Floral
Makeup/Hair: M3 Makeup Artists
Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies
Entertainment: Thompson Entertainment
Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes
Linen: BBJ Linen
Rentals: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Casa Feliz: Jenn and Teddy

Casa Feliz recently hosted a wedding full of elegance and charm for Jenn and Teddy. The historic architecture gave plenty of inspiration to Elizabeth from Blush by Brandee Gaar to turn their special day into the ultimate romantic destination. Vine and Light Photography was there at every turn, capturing the beauty of the day for the couple.

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We used a soft palette for the floral arrangements to accent the classic feel of the ceremony. The bouquets for the bride and her bridesmaids were decorated with roses of white, blush and lavender, along with additional floral accents.

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Once they exchanged vows, the celebration continued on to the reception in a beautifully lit, clear-top tent from Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals.  The floral centerpieces reflected the bouquets, each table hosting vases full of soft whites and pinks. Jenn and Teddy, along with their guests, were kept full and happy in part to the catering services of Arthur’s Catering, with the beautiful cake and desserts provided by Two Sweets Bake Shop.

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Congratulations to you, Jenn and Teddy, for a beautiful wedding and the beginnings of a long and happy life together! This wedding wouldn’t have been possible without the help from our fellow venders:

Location: Casa Feliz

Planner: Blush by Brandee Gaar- Elizabeth Barrow

Venue and Linens: Arthur’s Catering

Photographer: Vine and Light Photography

Videographer: Young Visuals

Officiant: Judge Susan C. Bucklew

Ceremony Music, DJ & Lighting: A-List Entertainment

Cake & Dessert Bar: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Hair & Makeup: Hair Artistry by Yanna

Tent: Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals

Transportation: Diane Bowser Transportation

Florist: Lee James Floral Design

Reunion Resort: Renea and Chris

 

Congratulations to Renea and Chris! Their wedding at Reunion Resort was not only beautiful, but had plenty of fun personal touches! The planning extraordinaires at Blush by Brandee Gaar did a fabulous job producing the classy, Florida-themed affair. As you’ll see, the photos by Rhodes Studios really represent the joy of this couple’s big day.

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For the ceremony, we decorated the aisle with pomanders of pastel floral and peachy-orange roses hanging from shepherds’ hooks. At the altar, the couple’s officiant from Sensational Ceremonies was flanked by two grand arrangements in white urns placed on white pedestals. The bride carried a romantic bouquet of white and pale pink roses, while her maids toted bouquets using the peach-orange roses seen throughout the floral decor.

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At the reception, classically romantic decor was tempered by some fun touches! The gold chiavari chairs and beaded chargers from Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals plus our groupings of soft orange and pastel floral gave the room a traditional look. Plenty of votive candles and soft peach lighting by Soundwave Entertainment provided the perfect ambiance. The Krispy Kreme doughnut favors and specialized kids’ table, however, really showed guests that the couple have a fun-loving, down-to-earth side. As a final touch of romance, we added a sweeping cascade of fresh roses to the three-tier wedding cake by Party Flavors Custom Cakes. Just beautiful!

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We were so glad to work on this wedding and wish Renea and Chris a lifetime of happiness together!

 

Thank you to all of the wedding professionals that helped make this dream into a reality:

Venue: Reunion Resort

Coordinator: Blush by Brandee Gaar

Officiant: Sensational Ceremonies

Florist: Lee James Floral Designs

Photo/Video: Rhodes Studios

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

DJ/Lighting: Soundwave Entertainment

Chairs/Linens: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Bridal Gown: The Model Shop

Groom’s Clothing: Moore’s Clothing

Hair/Makeup: LeJeune Artistry

Maitland Art Center: Style Me Pretty Feature

Maitland Art Center, Pietri Photography, Lee James Floral Designs, Father and BrideWe are thrilled to be featured on Style Me Pretty for one the most unique weddings we’ve played a part in. This wedding ceremony took place at the Maitland Art Center in Maitland, Florida and was followed by an intimate reception at 310 Lakeside Restaurant. The bride and groom celebrated their marriage with family and friends from across the world. They had guests from Japan, South Africa, Europe and Australia. Pietri Photography captured beautiful photographs from the day.Maitland Art Center, Pietri Photography, Lee James Floral Designs, Bridal Gown

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Maitland Art Center, Pietri Photography, Lee James Floral Designs, First KissCan you believe this entire wedding cost under $10,000? The bride’s mother-in-law brought table linens from South Africa, and Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals provided chair rentals for the day. Sprinkles Custom Cakes designed a traditional South African fruit cake for the reception. DJ Scott Thompson of Thompson Entertainment provided entertainment for the reception–not to mention a surprise visit from Elvis! Maitland Art Center, Pietri Photography, Lee James Floral Designs, Bouquet

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Maitland Art Center, Pietri Photography, Lee James Floral Designs, CenterpieceThank you so much to these following vendors:

Wedding Photography: Pietri Photography

Ceremony: Maitland Art Center in Maitland, Florida

Reception: 310 Lakeside Restaurant in Orlando, Florida

Floral Design: Lee James Floral Designs

Wedding Cake: Sprinkles Custom Cakes

Wedding Invitations: Wedding Paper Divas

Entertainment: DJ Scott Thompson of Thompson Entertainment

Chair Rental: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Wedding Dress: David’s Bridal

Winter Park Racquet Club: Nadine and Chris

Nadine walked down the aisle to meet Chris, framed by the Holy Family Catholic Church’s stained glass windows, bathing the room in their multi-colored lights. The bride carried our stunning combination of various purple flowers in her wedding bouquet. Her bridesmaids held accompanying bouquets in white, sprinkled with green. Jennifer Bennett caught all the stunning details on film. Blush by Brandee Gaar coordinated the event, making everything possible.

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The reception was held at beachfront Winter Park Racquet Club and shaded by palm trees and Spanish moss. Kaleidoscope Event Lighting created a romantic mood with their bulb, string lights. Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals provided mahogany seating for the wedding party, incorporating the natural-colored theme. Our purple and green floral arrangements inside glass spheres completed the elegant look. Z Street Band played long into the night, bringing some fun and funk to the wedding party.

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We thoroughly enjoyed working with Nadine and Chris and all the wonderful vendors:

Photographer: Jennifer Bennett

Coordinator: Blush by Brandee Gaar

Ceremony Venue: Holy Family Catholic Church

Reception Venue: Winter Park Racquet Club

Florist: Lee James Floral Design

Lighting: Kaleidoscope Event Lighting

Band: Z Street Band

Rentals: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Cake: Anna Cakes

Hair and Makeup: LeJeune Artistry

Red Romance at Tuscawilla Country Club | Real Wedding: Sarah and John

Sarah and John tied the knot this past January in a lovely ceremony and reception held at the Tuscawilla Country Club. The new couple celebrated their love with romantic shades of burgundy, magenta, and gold accents. Brian Pepper of Orlando Wedding Pix captured and shared the beautiful moments between the bride and groom.

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The wedding’s color scheme of different shades of red with gold touches evoked a sense of enchantment in the ceremony and reception spaces. We provided gorgeous floral centerpieces with gold candelabras and hanging crystals. These pieces were a simple, yet elegant, touch to the already warm atmosphere of the reception. Gold chiavari chairs, provided by Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals, were the perfect addition to the romantic space.

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With a delicious wedding cake and classic tunes provided by Bobby Deese Entertainment, the Mr. and Mrs. toasted to a delightful and memorable evening.

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We are so grateful that we were able to contribute to such a special night, and we are happy we worked with such wonderful vendors:

Wedding Venue:

Tuscawilla Country Club

Photography:

Brian Pepper assisted by Steven of Orlando Wedding Pix

Chair Rental:

Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

Music:

Bobby Deese Entertainment