My Nga and Andrew are the sweetest couple. They're both teachers ~ which I've always admire...we need more people like them to teach so kids have a better chance for their future. The couple got married in July and just recently returned from their honeymoon in South America. My Nga and I grabbed lunch to catch up and I can't believe it, she bought a gift for me from her honeymoon! For her to thought of me and might I say 'wasted space in her suitcase' to bring me something, I was completely touched! Here are some pictures from their photographers from Magic Eye Photography.
An engagement pic of the sweet couple...
Look at My Nga's beautiful bouquet by her florist Dodie from Brassavolas. Dodie was a pleasure to work with and he has such great energy and creativity! I was amazed by the size of the peonies used throughout the wedding...each flower was the size of my hand!!!
My Nga with her sister and mother in the traditional Vietnamese gown. My Nga is so bless to have such an amazing family. Her sister was tremendous help with the guests since I didn't speak Vietnamese.
Andrew giving Nga a kiss on her cheeks during the tea ceremony
My Nga in her beautiful custom wedding gown walking down the aisle with her father
Not only did they have a LARGE guest list (whopping 500 ppl!), they also had a pretty large wedding party
The whole room was draped in ivory satin with amber up lights lighting from behind, dark brown satin linens for table and chairs, ivory napkin with the menu in English and Vietnamese (Nga is so thoughtful!), traditional wooden dolls in clear box with ribbon as favors, and of course...the magnificent manzanita branch centerpiece. The whole effect was dramatic and elegant.
A closer look at the centerpiece with the 'staged' sweetheart table in the background
And here's their delicious cake from Cinderella Cakes
A happy ever after...
My Nga & Andrew, thank you for allowing me to be a part of your day. Your family and friends were so warm and welcoming and I was overwhelmed by their embrace. I know with the strength of your bond to each other and the support of your families, you two will have an amazing life together!
Thursday, August 28, 2008
Thursday, August 21, 2008
I'm busy...but when I saw these pictures of Carrie & Seth's epic session, I couldn't NOT post about them. Aren't they gorgeous?!! Carrie and Seth are crazy HOT couple and their amazing photographer Tara Rochelle was able to capture their HOTNESS! :)
Carrie looks a little like Courtney Cox, but prettier of course!
This picture shows their personality to a T ~not only crazy/sexy/beautiful ~ but quirky and fun as well.
And these two lovelys are a couple after my own heart...they're getting married at STONE MANOR! After almost 3 years, I'm back at the location I got married at! I can't wait!!!
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
I know I've been missing forever....but I am swamped with weddings. I was finally able to upload the pictures from Wendy's Bridal Shower (I know, it's almost 2 MONTHS ago!). At least I posted eye candy! :P Photos courtesy of Jonilyn Photography...don't things just look so much better through the professional lens. :)
Picture of the lovely couple
Diddy Reese cookie favors
Picture of the lovely couple