Wedding Aces Bridal Buds

Deniz & Khoa 

July 11 

Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands 

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Q & A with the Bride & Groom:

1. What was the one thing about your venue that made you know it was the one?

Turks & Caicos is a beautiful island with clear and calm blue waters and gorgeous white sand. We chose Beaches Resorts specifically because they are kid-friendly and offer activities for everyone.

2. Which three details from your wedding were your favorites?

1. The monochromatic décor of the Martha Stewart wedding theme, which was chic and natural, available at Beaches and Sandals resorts.

2. The colorful pom poms that we brought, and  our guests hung in the trees and above the reception area.

3. The black and white (mostly infant) photos of all of our guests hung in a row on one side of the reception area.

3. Give us the one moment in your wedding day you can’t stop thinking about. 

We always reminisce about the moment just before we walked into the reception.  After our ceremony and once the photos were taken, we had a quiet moment just the two of us while our friends were finishing with decorating the reception area.  We told one-another that we should really remember this moment and just how happy we felt!

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Vibrant Coral and Beige Beach Wedding in California

Posted by Caitlin on Aug 13, 2013

Gale & Josh

July 27

Los Osos, California 

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From the photographer: “Having met Josh and Gale at another wedding I captured last year, I knew the fun celebration that was in store.  Gale found the Bay Back Inn online while searching for a wedding venue, and it was perfect. Guests could stay right on the property where the intimate ceremony and reception was held.  The grounds resembled that of Hawaii with the vibrant colors, gardens and oceanfront view.  Old row boats were scattered throughout the venue, and it offered some great props for pictures.  The soft cloud covering lasted the entire day but truly made everything pop off the page.  

Gale was radiant in her dress and had an effortless beauty to her.  Both of their nerves simmered the moment the saw each other.  Having Josh’s cousin perform the ceremony, Josh and Gale exchanged vows overlooking the bay with boats floating by.  While guests enjoyed the cocktail hour, the couple headed to Montana de Oro State Park for some couple shots on the jetties.  Upon returning, everyone indulged in an incredible Mexican food spread with homemade tortillas cooked on site and some of the best guacamole around.  A dessert bar awaiting everyone after the cake was cut and onto dancing they went.  This group truly knows how to celebrate and enjoy being together.” –Ashley Blake of A. Blake Photography

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TLC’s Wedding Island: Exclusive Clip!

Posted by Kim on Jul 17, 2013

We are so excited about the premiere of Wedding Island on TLC, featuring our friend Sandy Malone, owner, and founder of Wedding in Vieques. She’ll share an inside look at the fun and drama that goes into planning a destination wedding in gorgeous Vieques. While the show officially premieres tomorrow at 10pm EST, there’s a sneak peek airing at 10pm EST tonight on TLC. And – lucky us! – we have an exclusive clip of the show to share with you. This clip highlights an etiquette issue that’s becoming more and more common at weddings. Check out how Sandy handles the situation:

Are you cool with guests taking pictures at your wedding? If not, is there a way to politely share a “no photography” rule? Share your thoughts in the comments and don’t forget to watch the sneak peek of Wedding Island tonight at 10pm EST on TLC!

Intimate Gray and Pink Beach Wedding in Florida

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 27, 2013

Lauren & Ryan 

April 18

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

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Q & A with the Bride:

1. What was the one thing about your venue that made you know it was the one?

It was different than anything we had seen – it wasn’t the typical banquet hall, hotel or golf course. It was simple and relaxed, exactly what we had envisioned for our wedding.

2. Which three details from your wedding were your favorites?

1. Being able to have both my grandmas be a part of the day even though they are both no longer with me. I carried one grandma’s rosary in my flowers and wore my other grandma’s pearl bracelet.

 2. Our programs – I loved our message to our guests. We wanted them to know that we truly felt loved for everyone coming to Florida. We are from Chicago. 

3. Our favors! Who doesn’t love a good koozie? 

3. Give us the one moment in your wedding day you can’t stop thinking about.

Our first dance, all eyes were on us, but it felt like we were the only two people in the world. We were trying to soak up the moment that we were married! 

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Kimberly & Tonya

August 6

Naples, Florida

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From the Event Planner: 

“The couple chose to exchange vows on the lawn of Fleischmann Park overlooking the Gulf in Downtown Naples FL.  The day could not have been more beautiful and everyone got a giggle when the flower girl tossed her basket down the aisle. A reception followed at the Naples Bay Resort where the guests dined on small plates, each representing a different borough of New York City.  Kim and Tonya knew they wanted a NYC-themed wedding to celebrate the city where they fell in love – we focused on Central Park as the inspiration for the decor. The room was filled with large plants and the centerpieces featured large trees with hanging candles and orchids. The couple surprised the guests by changing into tuxes and serving a late night snack of candied nuts and warm pretzels just as you would have on the streets of NYC.” -Kehrin Hassan, Jet Set Wed

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