Spring is my favourite season as things start growing, everything slowly turns green and flowers become gloriously abundant! Emily and Michael were married in June in the gorgeous Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. The weather was touch and go with the rain that day, but we managed to have the ceremony outdoors on a paved section of the gardens surrounded by the magnificent lush trees. Their close friend married them and their two brothers stood with them under the simple and elegant chuppah. Emily did not have traditional bridesmaids, but her four good friends helped as ushers and she gifted them personalized jackets.
I loved the palette with creamy whites and vibrant greens with a sunshine pop of yellow. Emily was leaning towards more muted colours and Michael to bright pops, so this was the perfect balance for them! The centerpieces by Mimosa were a mix of metallic copper terrariums and vase arrangements incorporating ranunuclus, passion flowers, tree peonies, allium buds and garden roses. The backdrop of the head table was a magnificent green wall with a neon sign “The Kuzies”. The calligraphy escort cards were hung with mini gold clothespins and displayed on a wall flanked by 2 green walls.
Emily surprised Michael with a groom’s cake from his favourite bakery, the “birthday cake” from Milkbar and had it iced with “let’s always have our cake and eat it too”. Their favours were super delicious whoopie pies from One Girl Cookies. Thank you to the amazing Judy Pak for these delightful images!
Photography: Judy Pak Photography | Planner: Ang Weddings and Events | Venue: Brooklyn Botanic Garden | Caterer: Patina Restaurant Group | Flowers: Mimosa | Band: Blaire Reinhard Band | Strings: Luminous Sounds | Videography: McKenzie Miller Films | Groom's cake: Milkbar | Favours: One Girl Cookies | Linens: Party Rental Ltd | Photobooth: Amazebooths | Stationer: Bella Figura | Calligraphy: Calligraphy by Mary Ellen | Makeup: Face Time Beauty | Hair: Liam Carey | Gown: Isabelle Armstrong via Kleinfeld Bridal | Transport: Leros | Valet: Advanced Parking Concepts
Carly and Bobby were married at St Jean Baptiste Roman Catholic Church and the reception followed at The Plaza Hotel. The gorgeous invitation suite from Fourteen Forty set the tone for this wedding with calligraphy details, hand drawn monogramme, navy ribbon wrap and a metallic gold wax seal with their initials.Read More
As the weather is starting to turn cooler in New York, I'm thinking back to this gorgeous autumn wedding at Blue Hill at Stone Barns. Sarna and Matthew were married on a crisp fall day at one of my favourite venues. Sarna wore a stunning vintage inspired beaded gown from Jenny Packham and fresh flowers in her hair.
Saipua designed the florals in a creamy white and soft blush palette with accents of deep pomegranate red. With an intimate wedding of 128 guests, we were able to setup the ceremony chairs in a circular fashion around the beautiful wild chuppah. It was an incredible feeling getting married to your love surrounded (literally) with all the people you care most about! I adored the ring box (made from legos by the ring bearer) and the embroidered cloth covering the table under the chuppah (a gift from a dear friend). Another friend officiated the wedding and it all made their ceremony feel so personal and special.
Sarna and Matthew found a day of the dead cake topper in a store selling Mexican art and it was a perfect nod to Matthew's heritage. The wedding cake from Blue Hill at Stone Barns was apple, crème fraiche, vanilla chiffon cake. All the food from Blue Hill was so beautifully presented, seasonal and delicious! Sean from 74 Events kept the dance floor packed all night and whole day was captured so timelessly by James at Judy Pak Studio. It was the perfect way for Sarna and Matthew to spend their Thanksgiving weekend celebrating with family and friends. I was so lucky to have been a part of it!
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Event Planning: Ang Weddings and Events | Venue: Blue Hill at Stone Barns | Photography: James at Judy Pak Studio | Florals: Saipua | DJ: Sean at 74 Events | Invitations: Cynthia Hoffman | Hair and makeup: Noble Salon | Gown: Jenny Packham via Gabriella Bridal Salon | Day of Paperie: Lion in the Sun