Saturday, April 10, 2010
Three weeks in a row at the same location and one of our favorites: Bay Oaks Country Club. Today’s colors were Watermelon pink and Apple green. The colors looked great in the room, as they made everything so spring-like and pretty. The tables had floor length white table cloths with white napkins (and cute napkin rings that looked like engagement rings). The chair covers were white satin with pink sashes. The centerpieces were alternating high/low. All tables had six tall glass vases of assorted heights, filled with pink rocks in the bottom, pink water, and white floating candles. Every other table had the tallest vase filled with white and pink cherry blossoms. And to tie it all together, we had four pink uplights along the wall of windows. The reception was so pretty!
Mackaela’s gown was so beautiful! It had a heavily beaded bodice with a lace up corset back. It also had thin spaghetti straps, a full pick up skirt, and a long train. She was gorgeous! Her Bridesmaids wore apple green strapless, floor-length satin gowns and carried pink, white, and green bouquets. Bobby wore a black tux with a white vest, and had a white boutonniere. His Groomsmen wore black tuxes with light sage vests and red rose boutonnieres. They were the perfect colors for this spring wedding.
After dinner and the special dances, we were on to the toast and cake cutting. The Bride’s cake had three, white, stacked tiers. It had apple green fondant swags draping down the sides, and was accented and topped with edible calla lilies. It was very elegant. The Groom’s cake was made to look like an Igloo cooler, and it had a bottle of his favorite alcohol sticking out of the top. There was a tiny bit of cake smashing involved, but it was cute and fun, and not too much. Then, the dance floor was open!
We started out the dancing with the Money Dance, and then it was party time! I think the favorite songs for the night were Baby Got Back, Shout, and the Cha Cha Slide. Oh, I forgot to mention all the kids at this reception. They were so cute, and they were on the dance floor all night, even the little bitty ones.
The Bouquet and Garter at this reception were a bit different. After the bouquet toss for the adult women, there was a bouquet toss for the children. The same thing was done for the garter: one for the adult men, then for the children. It was a nice way to include the kids in the activities, especially since there were so many.
The dancing continued until the evening came to a close. The Ring Bearers rolled out a white carpet to the limo, and then Mackaela and Bobby ran through a shower of bubbles to their limousine. Congratulations to you two!