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Personality, personality, personality! Chelsea and Brock were determined to infuse their day with plenty of it and the final product is a day full of fanciful color, favorite foods, amazing design and cozy holiday details. A wedding photographer herself, the bride had in mind exactly what she wanted out of her big day and started curating knick-knacks and attire that perfectly reflect her relationship with her fiance. I love how Chelsea describes the reception as “a world that reflects all that you and your hubby love!” You said it, my friend. Thanks to Jamie Delaine for the amazing photos!
From the uber-creative bride, Chelsea. Our colors were red and green originally. Red is Brock’s favorite color (one of his alma mater’s colors) and bright green is my absolute favorite color–I drive a green Beetle and all of my own business branding is green. The red and green really worked since we were having the wedding so close to Christmas. Then, I decided on a pink dress and started adding in touches of pink everywhere and the vision came together.
I acted in college and love the arts in general (Brock is a musician and I am a photographer) and decided that I would love the look of a black theater that gave me free reign to decorate as I desired. We had three pieces of furniture on stage, symbolic of the home we are building together. When we exited after being announced hubby and wifey, all of our family threw fresh long stem roses on stage, reminiscent of classical theatre!
I did all of the planning and coordinating myself, which may not be right for some brides, but being a professional wedding photographer myself, I knew JUST what I wanted. With our invitations, we sent out “tickets” that our guests signed and dropped in a box at the ceremony instead of a standard guest book. When our guests entered the ceremony, there was a red vintage suitcase with all of the programs in it as well as the “ticket box.”
Any advice for brides planning their weddings now? To start with, your wedding day ia ALL about you and your hubby. Don’t ever forget that. Be respectful and sweet when family members and even friends try to tell you how it should be done, or what tradition is, etc, but remain firm in what YOU want for your wedding day.
Wedding Vendors (Montgomery, AL):
Ceremony location: Auburn University Montgomery Theatre / Reception Location: The Chapel Hill Meeting House / Wedding planner and event designer: the bride / Florist: Bride and Groom’s mother / Photographer: Jamie Delaine / Wedding Dress: Light in the Box Reception Dress: Light in the Box / Hair: Whitney Lemaster / Birdcage Veil: the bride, My Pink Wedding Dress / Shoes: Bordello and Luichiny / Groom’s suit: Banana Republic / DJ: Exponential Entertainment / Caterer: family friend/ Wedding Desserts: Family friends / Wedding Cakes: Big Bad Wolfe Catering / Photobooth: Joy Box Photobooth / Wedding invitations: the bride / Videographer: Ryan Rodinis