Hilton Head Wedding by Landon Jacob Productions
July 8, 2011

Get ready to soak in the pretty, whatever that might entail (perhaps a cup of coffee in your favorite chair...) because this beachy affair by Landon Jacob Productions is just what you need (trust me) to put a little sparkle in your Friday. With all the fluffy florals, dreamy seaside pictures and personal touches, it's enough to make you inner girly girl squeal with delight! Click here for even more!

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From the Bride...One of the most challenging aspects of our wedding was finding a location that would allow the majority of our friends and family attend. We had guests coming from 10 different states including everywhere California to New York. After dating for about a year our first vacation as a couple was a trip along the beautiful beaches of South Carolina making it seem like the logically first choice for our wedding celebration. Since it was a destination wedding we were able to have a small intimate celebration with 8o guests.

We always wanted a wedding were our guests could kick off their shoes! We are a pretty laid back couple and wanted our wedding to be a reflection of just that. The ceremony was located on the beach at the Westin Resort and Spa in Hilton Head Island, SC. We loved the location because it enabled our guest to leave the ceremony to be greeted with a beverage on the deck that overlooked the ocean during the cocktail hour.

We were on a budget however I still wanted our wedding to be classic, romantic and vintage feel. One of the ways I was able to save some money was making many of the decorations on my own. The chair decorations were starfish with ribbons that blew in the wind. What made them special for us were that they were the same starfish that we bought on our first vacation in Hilton Head. Decorations for the cocktail hour were simple pink jars with pearl accents along with mason jars wrapped in jute with simple floral stems.

The color scheme for the wedding could be best found in the choices for the reception. We selected baroque patterned linen in rose and cream and paired it with pearl, lace, and gold accents. For an additional treat we also had a candy bar so guests could bring back a late night snack after the celebration. For our wedding I found the beauty with the small details that made it feel like a perfect reflection of the two of us.

The dress was a perfect reflection of the feel I wanted for our wedding. It combined something modern along with vintage. All the jewelry including the broach that I added to my dress was from the 1950's and was purchased from different antique fairs that we visited during our engagement. Along with the amazing jewelry my absolute favorite accessory was my Kate Spade shoes that added an additional sparkle. Florals were delicate, eloquent and pretty. They included some of my favorite flowers such as garden roses and hydrangeas and were wrapped in satin covered with lace with accents of pearl.

Photographer: Landon Jacob Productions / Bridesmaids’ dresses:  Bill Levkoff in Euro Latte / Wedding Dress: Maggie Sottero / DJ: Alan Palchak, Hilton Head Entertainment / Shutter booth: Shutter Booth, Charleston, SC / Flowers: A Floral Affair, Hilton Head Island, SC  / Groomsmen: Joseph A Banks / Cake: Signes Heaven Bound Bakery and Cafe, Hilton Head Island  / Planner: Amanda Rose Weddings / Venue: Westin Resort and Spa