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This is one of those weddings that blew us away the second it landed in our inbox. Its beauty is so hopelessly romantic and sweet, that you’ll fall in love even if you aren’t a girly girl at heart. After all, this fashionista-gone-fairytale wedding shot by Jessica Lorren Organic Photography is sure to leave a girl day dreaming. Be double sure to check out all images in the photo gallery.

Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
The Ringling Museum’s Ca’d’Zan has been my favorite place since I was a little girl. It is a 1920’s mansion located on the bay of Sarasota, Florida. I have always dreamed of one day getting married there. I didn’t think it was a possibility since you need to book so far in advance. When Billy proposed to me he told me that he and my family had been keeping a secret from me. They had booked October 8th, 2011 at the Ca’d’Zan!

Sarasota chic wedding by Jessica Lorren photography
The Ca’d’Zan Mansion was the main source of my inspiration. The colors of the building are the most gorgeous soft neutrals. I asked my bridesmaids to find dresses in a warm mustard, ivory, or blush. Their style is impeccable so I knew their dresses would all flow together nicely. One of my bridesmaids is an extremely talented designer, Camilyn Beth. She made my mother’s, my matron of honor and her bridesmaid dresses. I am a graphic designer and with the help of one my bridesmaid’s, Shannon Kirsten, we created the suite of paper products with the color palette in mind.

Sarasota chic wedding by Jessica Lorren photography
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida

We wanted to honor our family members in all of the details. My beautiful diamond was given to Billy by my Grandmother. I walked down the aisle with her prayer book just as she had 70 years ago. She also made my lace garter. Billy’s ring has the same inscription that my grandparents had in their rings, “God has made thee mine.” My other grandmother gave me her handkerchief. My parents offered the wedding vows that they had given to each other, which Billy and I loved also. Our florist was a longtime family friend that did the flowers for my parent’s wedding also. My mom and I had been collecting milk glass for quite some time and the flowers made my vision come to life.

Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota romantic Ringling museum wedding in Florida
Sarasota chic wedding by Jessica Lorren photography

We were intent on making this an intimate, God honoring celebration. As you can see our photographer and friend, Jessica Lorren Organic Photography, captured it so well. I enjoyed every moment of it. We had the greatest day of our lives. I couldn’t possibly be happier.

Jessica Lorren Organic Photography is sure to leave a girl day dreaming. Be double sure to check out View all images from this wedding in the gallery

Wedding Venue and Vendors (Sarasota, Florida):

Venue: Ringling Holly Hall / Caterer: Treviso- Jessica Kingsley / Photographer: Jessica Lorren Organic Photography / Florist: Flowers by Edie Mark / Officiant: Matt Tumas / Wedding Cake: Becky Strite / Paper Suite: Bride & Shannon Kirsten / Bridesmaid dresses & Mother of the Bride Dress: Camilyn Beth / Event Planner: Sarah Tucker
Bridal Gown: Vera Wang White / Makeup: Enna Anne / Hair: Salon Salon / Suits: Calvin Klein / Ties: The Tie Bar / Videographer: Ashten Weniger / Tent: US Tent / DJ: Breezin Entertainment Steven / Cake Toppers: Ready Go / Stamp: Primele

21 comments
  • Absolutely stunning!

  • This wedding is breath taking. Everything turned out perfect, just like the happily married couple!

  • so pretty! love the design on the paper goods too!

  • What a lovely wedding! The color pallet is beautiful

  • Romantic indeed! Very, very gorgeous.

  • What a picture-perfect wedding! Pretty pretty bridesmaids, and the gown is just stunning. And what a sweet surprise to go along with the proposal!

  • Funmilayo I.

    beautiful wedding and photography

  • Really, really beautiful (and I’m not a girly girl!)

  • Ranhi HONG

    What a beautiful and sweet wedding! Looking forward to seeing you soon.

    From Dongin’s papa and mom in Korea.

  • Now this was a gorgeous wedding!

  • Love the brides dress!

  • A fabulous set of photographs.

  • What a beautiful cake.

  • Christina

    Gorgeous bride and fantastic choice of a dress, it looks amazing

  • Hens Night Invitations

    I love the picture with the couple and the tree in the background.

  • Absolutely love the colours of the wedding! I will defintiely show this to the brides from our wedding registry. Thanks heaps!

  • Rebecca

    I live in Sarasota, too, and I have always wanted to get married at the Ca’d’Zan Mansion! Your wedding is beautiful and is an inspiration to me~

  • Margaret

    You didn’t include the most gorgeous wedding photo from their wedding-it was the first look. The groom started to cry. It was so incredibly sweet. I’ve been following the blog of Sarah Tucker, who was her matron of honor + event planner-it’s pretty great!

  • Heather Davis

    Thank you all for your sweet comments! We feel so blessed! :)

    I figured I would mention that I am selling my wedding dress on Once Wed, if anyone is interested.
    http://www.oncewed.com/53806/used-wedding-dresses/size-2/vw351010-one-shoulder-structured-fit-and-flare-gown/

  • Lovely bride! Fantastic wedding! Do you think this peach/apricot/white scheme would fit a fall wedding?