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An Unforgettable Simultaneous Jewish and Hindu Marriage

July 19, 2017

Where do you begin? When you have so many significant and important moments throughout the night, you start to list your absolute unforgettable favorites. This bright celebration included draping in coral, salmon, and fuchsia chiffon. The room design was warm with lots of candle light.  Mercury vases with candles lined the aisle and centerpieces for the reception giving the room a golden glow.

Susan Brinch & Milan Thakore explain their wedding as Serendipitous. I had the honor of attending, and I couldn’t agree more! We asked the couple what were their favorites throughout the day and here is what they had to say:

Our first look; the weather was perfect, we were both overjoyed with excitement and love and couldn’t keep it together! There was a lot of nervous chatter and some happy tears.

The reciting & signing of the ketubah, the Jewish marriage contract, in front of our Cantor, Pundit and our families, right before the ceremony began

The Baraat, where Milan’s friends and family accompanied him to the venue in a large procession. There was a drummer, dancing and singing and was a celebration of our pending marriage. Milan arrived with his entourage and was met by my parents & grandparents, who blessed him before entering the venue, signaling the beginning of the ceremony.

Walking down the aisle with my parents, while Iain played Fields of Gold on the electric cello

Our entire ceremony, which was a Jewish Hindu fusion, was magical. We spent a lot of time on the ceremony, incorporating our favorite and most meaningful traditions and wrote our own vows, which we barely got through. The pictures capture our emotions perfectly.

 

Event Planner: Evoke DC | Design + Florist: Sarah Khan Event Styling | Reception Location: The Westin Annapolis | Rentals: Party Rental Ltd. | Lighting Company: Electric DJVideographer: Bowen Films | Photographer: Carly Romeo & Co | Makeup and Hair- Infinity Artistry | Margaux Pivec Volatile Makeup: Miriam Ault | Entertainment Company + Selected Entertainer: Eyeglasses String Music, Iain Forrest | 

Credits

  • Carly Romeo & Co

Bloggers deserve vacation, too!

July 11, 2017

We are off and will be back later next week!

Vacation mode is offically on here at the DW headquaters!

 

Credits

  • Inslee

Make Your Rentals Uniquely You, with Goodshuffle

July 3, 2017

1.) A Sign of Personality

Perhaps the most obvious way to personalize a rental is to add something. Consider a sign, not only for utility, but also a pop of personality. If you always abbreviate and you’re from the South, change “bubbly bar” to “Champs, Y’all!”

2) A Few of My Favorite Things

Brainstorm a list of your favorite things, individually or as a couple. Obsessed with pineapples? Sneak them into the table arrangements! Met at a used book store? Style your gift table with antique books.

3) Think Outside the Box

When searching through your rental options, consider using items for more than their regular function. A lantern could hold a photo of the two of you. A vase could host golf balls in addition to flowers, for the couple who loves both. Barrels double as great tables.

4) A Pop of Color

Plenty of people add color using a table runner or festive flowers. Get creative! Consider a colorful dinner plate, bright paper lanterns, or a pastel sideboard or buffet.

5) Draw the Eye

You’ve spent so much time planning all the other personal details of your wedding, why not use the rentals to elevate what you already have? Use a special tray or chest of drawers to display your elegant cake. Highlight your grandparents’ wedding photos by displaying on a ladder.

6) Be Playful

Rentals don’t need to be serious business. Rent a vintage bicycle, a goofy movie prop, or even a moon bounce and show off your wild side with pride!

Photographer: Photography by Marirosa 

Rentals: Paisley & Jade via Goodshuffle

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Catering: Windows Catering
Sign: Jenn Heller Design Co 
Planning & Design: Sincerely Pete , Designed Perfectly EventsA Beyoutiful Fete 
Florals: Joy & Co  | Florals: Love Blooms
Glassware: DC Rental 
Venue: Breaux Vineyards
Cake: Catherine George Cakes

 

Credits

  • Photography by Marirosa

Sparks Will Fly!

June 30, 2017

Happy Holiday Weekend, enjoy!

Styling by: Marigold and Grey 

Credits

  • Renee Hollingshead

Fall on our minds – Real Wedding of Greg and Kelly

June 28, 2017

 “Our inspiration for the wedding stemmed from the time of year – Greg and I both love the fall: the colors, the seasonal food, the smell and the crispness in the air. In choosing our wedding colors, I drew inspiration from Pinterest where I fell in love with the marsala/navy color palette. Once we decided on our colors, everything else seemed to fall into place. Details were my thing: table assignments on a beautiful mirror, family photos surrounding the room, the handmade wooden guestbook with our wedding logo, stunning flower arrangements cascading from candelabras. From the paper goods, flowers, and food, to the band that kept us dancing all night – our vendors went to great lengths to bring our vision to life and make our wedding the most memorable day of our lives and they far exceeded our expectations.”
 Wedding Planner: Elle Ellinghaus Designs  | Hair & Makeup: The Blushing Bride | Ceremony Music: The Antares Musicians | Entertainment: Millenium | Florist: Bella Fiore | Photo Booth: Pixilated Photo Booth | Photography: Dani Leigh Photography | Production: Event Pro Live | Rentals: Party Rental | Rentals: White Glove Rentals | Reception Venue: Baltimore Country Club | Videographer: Black Tie Video

Credits

  • Dani Leigh Photography

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