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Cristina and Jeff were married at Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Conn. on June 28. Only 16 months after the proposal in the Italian Alps. “It was one of those vacations where you wonder how life could possibly get any better at that particular moment,” Cristina said. “The third day in, we were skiing . . . the sun was shining and the sky was the bluest blue. Jeff asked if I wanted to take a photo at the highest point of the mountain. So, we walked over to the edge and no sooner could I turn around for the camera, he was down on one knee. It was unexpected, but I had been hoping for months that it would happen at the same time.” The bride wore a strapless beaded a-line wedding gown, accessorized with a sash and a pair of Jimmy Choo glitter peep-toe platform pumps, while the groom wore a black tuxedo, accessorized with a bow tie. Bridesmaids wore long pink chiffon dresses and carried bouquets of roses. The outdoor ceremony took place on the 40-acre estate’s grounds underneath the towering trees. “Our venue was incredibly classic and romantic,” she said. Toasts along with flutes of champagne were given to guests immediately afterwards. Cheers to the Mr. and Mrs! “We had a choreographed dance, which we totally nailed, as our introduction into the reception,” Cristina said. “I was in all my glory! And the photos show it.” Tables were decorated with white sequin linens, mercury glass centerpieces and candelabras, charger plates with rimmed edges, pearl-studded menu cards, and pashmina shawls wrapped around chiavari chairs. Glass orbs hung from the ceilings lit with candles. Fun fact: dinner was prepared by one of the famous James Beard Foundation celebrity chefs. The newlyweds’ best advice? “Stick to a consistent theme,” she said. “Once you do that, the look will all fall into place.” At the end of the night, sparklers were lit for the send-off.

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Photography:  Thompson Photography Group | Videography: C&W Productions | Venue/Floral Designer/Caterer: Lord Thompson Manor | Dress Designer: Stephen Yearick from Kleinfeld Bridal | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Jewelry: Anastasia’s Treasures | Hair Stylist: Melissa Camerino | Makeup Artist: Michelle Nishanian | Groom and Groomsmen Attire: Bonardi’s Tuxedo | Officiant: Bryan Leone | Ceremony Musicians: Fensgate Chamber Players | Invitations: Embellished Paperie | Cake: Something Sweet by Michelle | Band: Al Scatt’s Stolen Moments 

Citrus Yellow Summer Historic Home Wedding in Colorado

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Trish and Joel were married on a warm summer day at The Manor House in Littleton, Col. “We loved nearly everything about The Manor House, from the scenery to the charm of the house, and especially the service we received from the staff,” Trish said. “Even though the day went by quickly, we were able to spend plenty of time with our family and loved ones too.” Trish walked down the aisle holding back tears as she approached Joel standing behind a dramatic backdrop of Deep Creek Canyon. “We both will never forget the look on each other’s faces,” she said. The tented reception featured a gray and yellow color scheme. Check out those tall floral arrangements and lemons! Besides dancing, guests enjoyed playing corn hole and posing in front of the photo booth with props.

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Photography: Two One Photography | Venue: The Manor House | Floral Designer: Abloom | Musicians: Cloud 9 | Cupcakes: The Makery

Sarah & Grant

September 14

Stowe, Vermont 

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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 embodies the feeling of a mountainside inn in Vermont.

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

A close friend of ours married us; the relaxed feeling of the day; getting to wear my big beautiful dress around. 

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

Walking down the aisle holding my brand new husbands hand realizing that everything was perfect.

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