This was another reception that proved you can have tons of dancing and fun in the daytime. But first, let’s get into the details. The colors of the day were navy, pink/blush and gold. The tables had navy floor-length satin linens and were topped by gold chargers. The high/low centerpieces were either tall gold candelabras with hydrangeas or low vases with hydrangeas and greenery. The bridal party matched the colors with their short, navy dresses, and the groomsmen looked handsome in their grey suits with navy bow ties.
Lindsey’s white, stacked cake was so beautiful! It had roses in shades of white and pink flowing down the front. The topper was a sweet little Precious Moments bride and groom. Phillip’s groom’s cake had a surprise: when the couple went to cut it, he found that it was covered in candles. We played Happy Birthday as everyone sang along! Obviously, the wedding day was Phillip’s birthday. As a nod to his love of Star Wars, his cake also had a BB-8 cake topper. For the guest’s sweet tooth, there was a candy buffet with all kinds of delicious chocolate.
When the guests entered the reception, they were greeted with a custom sign welcoming them. The sign-in book was a photo book of the couple’s engagement photos, and guests signed around them. To give the kids something fun to do, there were coloring books and crayons as well. We saw something we’ve never seen before, and I loved it. It was a six foot wood ladder painted white, holding white wood shelves. Each shelf held pictures, framed sayings and flowers. For one more special touch, the couple had a paper flower wall for guests to use as a selfie-station. It was so pretty!
Lindsey and Phillip’s first dance was amazing! They did an incredible waltz, one of the best first dances we’ve ever seen! Phillip even asked for another waltz later, so they guests got to see them dance again. They were great! As I said earlier, you can have plenty of fun dancing at a daytime reception, and this wedding showed it. There was dancing from the first song to the last, and we had a great time watching it. Once the last dance was over, the guests headed outside to shower the newlyweds with bubbles as they made their exit. The couple then got into a horse-drawn carriage and headed off to their new life together. Congratulations Phillip and Lindsey!
Venue: Ashton Villa
Catering, Cakes, Linens, Flowers: Carriage Caterers
Videography: Smart Video
Photography: Alicia Cargile Photography