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Love Color? You’ll Heart This Kate Spade-Inspired Wedding!

Not only are we crushing on this bride’s Martina Liana dress, but her entire wedding day too. Along with her hubby-to-be, she pulled inspiration from Kate Spade and incorporated bright colors and playful patterns, resulting in a Southern affair with a completely relaxed vibe. Colonial House Of Flowers designed her color happy bouquet and we’re officially staying put in the gallery from Lisa Blume Photography.

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From The Bride…Jaimie and I met on a work trip in Ellensburg, Washington in 2014. I was traveling with the Alaska office and he with the Sidney BC office. The two offices had a joint project in WA (I’m a field biologist and Jaimie is a software developer). Jaimie and I became friends and after a month of working 12hour days together he asked me out. I ran away a few times as I didn’t want to date a coworker. He still teases me about that! I said yes in the end. Yay! Our first official date was a month after we met in WA. Jaimie flew me out from AK to Victoria BC for Canada Day weekend. We explored Vancouver island, ate poutine, and everything else quintessentially Canadian. It was the perfect first date weekend. After dating for 11 months, Jaimie proposed in their kitchen after getting home from work. He had spent weeks waiting for the ring to be made and was anxious to finally get it on her finger!!

We chose the quintessential Southern location for our nuptials, Forsyth Park, in Savannah, Georgia. I grew up a little all over the country but was brought back to my southern roots when my parents decided to retire to Savannah, just a year ago. I couldn’t have chosen a more picturesque spot for our special day. We chose to have our reception at the Savannah Yacht Club, because we love being on the water and really enjoyed the idea of exiting the reception on a boat! Also Savannah Yacht Club had the perfect combo of outdoor and indoor space for people to have fun.

For our wedding look I was going for Southern, warm, fun, and not too serious. I guess you could call it the Kate Spade appeal. I’m a huge fan of the color green and bright colors….and absolutely hate the pastel palette. We wanted to make sure we had lots of activities so kids could play and parents could relax.

My mother is a true artist and did a lot of work for the wedding: she made signs, special pillows for the bar, painted vases and votives, lawn games, made the table runners & bridal robes. She had so much fun being crafty and it was all just perfectly bright, simple and fun.

We absolutely LOVED our florals!! They were everything I wanted and more! Our take aways were little candy bags that read “love is sweet” as Jaimie and I are candy-holics and we’re kids at heart and what says kids better than candy?

We were so thankful to have family and friends travel from all over to celebrate with us., traveling from Alaska, China, Colorado, California, Texas, Mississippi, Indiana, Florida, England, Ontario, British Columbia, Seattle Washington, Virginia and Georgia.

We left our wedding reception in a dock send-off and hopped on a boat that took us to the Bryce Hotel, which is a new Kimpton property, in downtown Savannah, GA. After that we went jet setting all over Asia! We spent the first three weeks in Thailand, exploring the islands in the South and then the mountains of Chiang Mai in the North. We adventured into caves, went sea kayaking, took long boat snorkeling trips, learned how to carve fruit, took cooking classes, visited many Buddhist temples, bumped into monkeys, held snakes, hiked 1267 steps to the tiger temple, swam in waterfalls, bathed with elephants, and relaxed on the beach enjoying Thai massages. It was a romantic trip filled with adventure! I’m just getting through all my photos. We also stopped in Dubai for a few days on our way home to enjoy the history of the old town, delicious food, souk shopping, and viewing the world from the top of Burj Khalifa. Our favorite places in Thailand were Koh Samui in the South and our beautiful hotel 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai. It was all a perfect adventure!

Katie and Jaimie live on Vancouver Island in Victoria, BC with their cat named Ducky!

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Photography: Lisa Blume Photography | Event Planning: Courtney Carson Designs | Floral Design: Colonial House of Flowers, Est. 1968 | Wedding Dress: Martina Liana | Cake: A Bud & Beyond | Invitations: Minted | Ceremony Venue: Warren Square | Reception Venue: Savannah Yacht Club | Bride's Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Catering: Savannah Yacht Club | DJ: JL Music Service | Hotel: The Brice Hotel | Bridal Boutique: Blush Bridal Boutique | Fabric Bunting, Table Runner, Corn Hotel + Painted Vases: A Bud & Beyond | Getting Ready Venue: Mansion at Forsyth Park | Rentals: Amazing Event Rentals | Robes: A Bud & Beyond

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Burgundy + Buried Bourbon Set the Tone for This Southern Affair

For the classic bride looking to incorporate a bit of color: this wedding is for you. A sweetly Southern affair drenched in deep hues of burgundy, bits of bourbon, and the most stunning lace veil we’ve ever seen, it’s low-country meets high style that you’re sure to love. With Simply Sarah Photography capturing every moment of marital bliss, you’ll want to piece through this gallery pronto. See it all in The Vault!

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From The Bride…David and I met while David was working in Australia. After a year of dating in Australia David’s company wanted him to move to Savannah, Georgia. We instantly fell in love with Savannah’s moss-draped oaks, beautiful squares and romantic riverfront.

As most of our guests were flying in from Australia and all corners of the United States we really wanted to share the same Southern hospitality that we had felt when we first moved to Savannah. It was important to us to make sure that all of our guests felt loved and included not only on our wedding day but throughout their entire stay. We looked for special ways to include our guests wherever we could so that by our wedding day everyone would feel like family. Throughout the weekend our guests were invited to join us for a low-country boil, a trolley tour of the Historic District and a riverboat cruise along the Savannah River.

When looking for a venue we could not go past the charming Whitefield Chapel. The quaint chapel surrounded by the beautiful grand oaks dripping in Spanish Moss perfectly captured the beauty of The South. Our catering company worked with us to come up with a menu consisting of local favorites including shrimp and grits and chicken and waffles and our baker sourced locally farmed, in-season produce to create the most beautiful cake. A month out from the wedding when details and timelines were bearing down we decided to take some time off from wedding plans for a Bourbon Bury. A Bourbon Bury is fun little Southern folklore that we had happened to stumble upon that says if you bury a bottle of bourbon, upside down, at the site of where you are to be married exactly a month from your wedding date then it won’t rain on your wedding day. On the day of your wedding you are meant to dig up the bourbon and share it with your bridal party in celebration.

Truly the highlight of the day was being surrounded by so many of our loved ones from near and far and being able to share such a special day with them. Digging up our bourbon after doing the bourbon bury the month previously and sharing it with our friends and family was just yet another fun way to include everyone in our day. Walking across the grounds to the place where we buried the bourbon with so many of dearest and their own significant others was one of the sweetest moments from the day.

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Photography: Simply Sarah Photography | Event Planning: Design Studio South | Floral Design: Urban Poppy | Wedding Dress: Pronovias | Cake: A Squad Bake | Ceremony Venue: Whitefield Chapel | Reception Venue: Whitefield Chapel | Hair + Makeup: Pastel Makeup & Hair | Rentals: Amazing Event Rentals

DIY Birdcage Veil and Beaded Sash

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A Newlywed Announcement That’ll Have You Floating on Cloud Nine

Y’all it’s official, Molly and Ben are just about the cutest couple ever. For not only did these two rock some serious style on their special day, but they also spelled out their newlywed status with big ol’ balloons (talk about adorable)! Rach Loves Troy captured it all to share and we’ve got it waiting for you favorite in The Vault

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From Rach Loves TroyWhen we first chatted with Molly and Ben it was evident they were a cool couple with some serious style. They had met and fallen in love in Las Vegas where molly was a Cirque du soleil dancer and then when work took Ben to New York City and now Laguna Beach, California. I knew after all that Molly and been had to be an adventurous couple and so full of life.

Their day was exactly that! Nothing but smiles from these two all day and their wedding style at the Bride totally reflected their calm cool and collected personalities the day of the wedding. They had this perfect mix of sweet southern with modern fun! So many fun details down to the beautiful floral appliqués on Molly’s adorable Two piece Jenny Yoo dress.

I loved how the blue, gray, and creams of their wedding perfectly blended with the style of the Brice. Molly was so conscious of the amazing design features this gorgeous hotel had to offer all on its own. Throw in all her adorable Kate Spade touches with their Mr. and Mrs. balloons and it was seriously beautiful!

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Photography: Rach Loves Troy | Cinematography: Rach Loves Troy | Coordination: Design Studio South | Floral Design: Urban Poppy | Wedding Dress: Jenny Yoo | Cake: Savannah Rum Runners | Hair + Makeup: B Street Salon | Venue: The Brice Hotel

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