Real NC Wedding : A Vintage Hollywood Wedding
Jeff and I tied the knot at the River Run Country Club in Davidson, North Carolina.
It was a blustery but warm day for March, which made for great photos with the wind blowing! My dress was an ivory halter style from “Classic Bride” (Davidson, NC). I felt that this dress evoked a bit of an “old Hollywood glamour” feel. The colors I chose for our wedding were periwinkle blue and raspberry, with my bridesmaids wearing periwinkle strapless dresses, as bursts of raspberry popped in their bouquets.
Speaking of the flowers – “Party Blooms” (Charlotte, NC) supplied the flora and fauna for our big day. They smelled divine! Blue Hydrangeas were included, as that’s my favorite flower, and it happened to be the perfect color of periwinkle to match the dresses, as well. Hot Pink Roses (a nice raspberry in color) added the special pop in the bouquet and overall look, also.
Our centerpieces were not traditional, but as you can see in one of the attached photos, they were a whimsical nod to classic film! I worked with “Extravaganza Events & Props” (Charlotte, NC) to design the pieces, and they were a great theme-builder and conversation starter. “Extravaganza” also supplied palm trees with little white lights to make our guests feel like they were somewhere on Sunset Blvd. during the reception. Jeff and I designed a “movie poster” for our wedding to go in a real marquee sign, as you can see in one of the attached photos!
I employed the baking talents of “Cake Designs” (Cornelius, NC) for our wedding cake, which was a yummy white chocolate-raspberry creation, and included a vintage Lladro cake-topper from 1960 that I found myself!
I created our favors, ordering custom shot glasses with our names and wedding date on them, and filling them with Hershey Kisses wrapped in periwinkle-lined tulle. Our DJ from “Custom Music Entertainment” (Charlotte, NC) kept everyone’s toes tappin’ all night with our favorite standards by Frank, Dean, and Ella, as well as music from well-known movies. Overall, our wedding was just a fun experience. We had numerous guests tell us sincerely that it was one of the nicest weddings they’d ever been to!