Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Real Wedding 2010 | Emily & Tyler


Listening to wedding ideas from the bride & her mom last October, I knew Emily & Tyler's wedding was one their guests would remember for years to come. And when Mary, Megan & I arrived for rehearsal, I was smitten with the location. Two tents were nestled among the trees, and the ceremony site was situated in front of the pergola - an instant setting for a magical evening. And magical it was...

The event design was spectacular and exactly what the bride & her gracious mom, Sheri, imagined - tents draped in flowing fabric, chandeliers to set the mood, gorgeous linens from La Tavola, and amazing place settings. Abbey from Syd Design set the stage with the adorable invitations, escort cards, table numbers and ceremony programs. Jenn and her entire team at Modern Day Floral did an outstanding job with every last design detail, down to the dishes, and we were honored to be a part of such a gorgeous day!

And although thunderstorms were in the forecast, only a couple of small showers popped up throughout the evening. Guests enjoyed hors d'Ĺ“uvres & a family-style meal catered by Grand Rapids' favorite, San Chez. They danced under the stars before the final farewell to the newlyweds with a grand sparkler exit - the perfect way to end a perfect day!

This is only a portion of the preview from Kai Heeringa Photography. To see even more photos, check out their recap blog post here.

It was such a pleasure working with this family! Congrats to Emily & Tyler!

The Details...
Couple | Emily & Tyler, 6.4.10
Pearls Events Coordinators
| Aletha, Mary & Megan
Bride's Gown | Custom made by Ruth Andrus
Bride's Hair | Kayley Heeringa
Bride's Makeup | Mary Leslie of Leslie Studio
Bridesmaids & Groomsmen attire | J. Crew
Venue | Private Residence
Officiate | Josh Mateer of Calvary Church
Caterer | San Chez
Photographer | Kai Heeringa Photography
Invitations Suite & Wedding Day Paper Products | Syd Design
Event Design & Flowers| Modern Day Floral
Sweet Table & Cake | Sweet Cakes Design
Entertainment | Entertainment on the Move
Valet Parking | Ellis Parking
Rentals | Cascade Rental & Special Events Rental

9 lovely comment(s):

Daisy Jun 8, 2010, 9:18:00 AM  

What a fresh wedding! The setting is magical...

WishLaura Jun 8, 2010, 9:35:00 AM  

This one's gorgeous, Aletha! Where oh where did you find such a pretty tent? I expect you to submit this wedding to all the magazines & blogs - the details are spectacular!

Lindsey Jun 8, 2010, 10:07:00 AM  

oh. my. word. if my wedding wasn't half planned already i would be changing direction to copy this one! i love love love it! the colors, dresses, flowers, everything! beautiful!

The New York City Wedding Boutique Jun 8, 2010, 10:14:00 AM  

Aletha- this wedding is absolutely beautiful! Brides often describe their style as "J.Crew" but this, well this is right on.

Charlene @ Sweetchic Jun 8, 2010, 11:19:00 AM  

Oh, Aleeeetha, this is stunning! So charming and perfect.

Karry Jun 8, 2010, 5:20:00 PM  

Aletha,
This is stunning. One of my favorites! Great job! Everything is lovely, and the photographer did an outstanding job capturing all the details too.

Christine Jun 8, 2010, 5:47:00 PM  

What a *gorgeous* wedding! I love, love, love all of the details! Fantastic work!

Ashley Rath Jun 14, 2010, 10:52:00 PM  

Love the mismatched bridesmaids dresses and I love a wedding with personality! This one definitely has it! Thanks for sharing!

Pia@ silk bouquets Mar 29, 2011, 9:03:00 AM  

What I love the most about this wedding is the location, it's a perfect setting, the reception is gorgeous, I just love everything about this wedding. And of course the pictures are just gorgeous, nice shots!

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