Sunday, September 27, 2009

Congratulations Josh and Brandy

This afternoon reception was so sunny and pretty! It was held at a venue with a wall of windows overlooking the water, and on a gorgeous day. The colors were white and turquoise, which brought the feel of the water into the ballroom. The flowers were so gorgeous! Each table had a tall arrangement of white hydrangeas, white calla lilies, and curly willow. Surrounding each were pink roses in small vases and white candles. The tables had white table cloths with turquoise runners, and the chairs had white covers with turquoise ties. There were even matching, white personalized boxes of mints at each place setting.

Brandy looked so gorgeous in her white, strapless gown. It had a simple satin bodice with heavy beading at the top edge. The skirt was full with pretty pick-ups. What really made the whole outfit was the beautiful necklace Brandy was wearing. It had white pearls looping twice around the neck, and the two ends hang down her back, almost touching her gown. The ends were accented in pearls and sparkling rhinestones. Since Brandy wore her hair up, the necklace really showed off the back of the gown, which also had beading at the top. Brandy carried a pretty bouquet of white roses and stephanotis. Her bridesmaids wore pretty, summery tea-length turquoise gowns with soft chiffon skirts. They all looked great in the strapless style. They carried white calla lilies that were hand tied with white and turquoise ribbon. Not to be outdone, Josh and his groomsmen looked quite handsome in their black tuxes, turquoise vests and ties, and white boutonnieres.

And now for the first dance. You can tell that Josh and Brandy spent some time practicing for that! They made a mix of songs, starting with a slow one “Me and You”, and then it sounded like it skipped, then on to the song “Jump on It” (Apache), then “Ice Ice Baby”, then “Thriller” then many more. It was great and the guests loved it!! After that show stopper, it was on to the Father/Daughter dance, the Mother/Son dance, the Money Dance, then party time!

After a bit of dancing, it was time for the cake cutting. The Bride’s white cake was so pretty, with five stacked tiers featuring white floral gum paste accents on each. Josh’s cake was awesome! It had three tiers of chocolate cake stacked up to look like a mountain covered in rocks, and there was a Jeep climbing up it. The Jeep’s license plate said, “Just Married.” That cake rocked! (ha ha get it?)

When it came time for the bouquet and garter, Brandy did something a bit different. After tossing her bouquet to the single women, she then did a teddy bear toss for the younger girls. They loved it!

Finally, after lots of partying, shots, and fun, it was time for the exit. Josh and Brandy ran through a cloud of bubbles, jumped into their limo, and took off for their honeymoon. Congratulations to this fun and really nice couple!!

Friday, September 4, 2009

Letters... we get letters

This week we received two more thank you cards in the mail from recent Brides and Grooms. We want to thank all of you who take your time to send them to us. It means more than you can possibly imagine!

Dear Ferdinand and Wendy,
Thank you so much for your blessing and your wonderful services! We can't express enough how grateful we are to have had you perform the ceremony and DJ at the reception for us with such professionalism and personality! Thank you for making our special day that much more special!
Andrea and Cody

Dear Ferdy and Wendy,
Thank you for your encouragement and support. You both made such a wonderful team, and we felt very blessed to have you as our DJs. Wendy, the reception progressed so smoothly with your announcements, and Ferdy, we loved the music being fun and yet still with a touch of elegance. Thank you both for your time and efforts in making our wedding day memorable.
All our love,
Brandon and Krystle