New England Wedding + Wedding Giveaway Winner!
March 4, 2010
New England

Yep, you read that right. Not only do you get to swoon over this gorgeous New England wedding, you also get to hear the winners of the wedding giveaway that Jessica's Country Flowers, Justin and Mary Marantz and a whole collection of amazing vendors are gifting two very lucky couples. So let's get to it. First up, the gorgeous wedding that Jessica sent our way to celebrate the big announcement! To see the full wedding, click here.

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The wedding was held in September with the ceremony at the Ethel Walker Chapel and reception following just down the road at Hopmeadow Country Club. It was a cocktail-style reception with tons of hors d'oeuvres and many different stations for guests to choose from.  The bride was very detail oriented and hand-painted white pumpkins with their monogram, plus brought in all of her own jar luminaries from her father's glass company.

Overall Meghan wanted the wedding to have a very organic, rustic and earthy feel to it.  She used the ivory cotton linens provided by the reception site and added burlap squares for texture, color and feel of rustic New England.  Her bouquets were hand-tied bouquets of white dahlias, white button mums, seeded eucalyptus and white mini calla lilies along with white snowberries.  Simple boutonnieres were created using white/creamy color dahlias.  The which paired beautifully with the gentleman's tan color suits.  I would say this wedding had a little bit of a preppy feel to it with the bridesmaids gowns, the stunning stationery and the ties the bride chose for the gentlemen.  She wanted a really fun atmosphere and a lasting impression on her guests.

Photography: Joyelle West Photography / Flowers: Jessica's Country Flowers / Event Design: Jessica's Country Flowers / Jar luminaries: AB container, Massachusetts / Ceremony Location: Ethel Walker Chapel, Simsbury, CT / Reception Location: Hopmeadow Country Club, Simsbury, CT / Cake and cupcakes: The Cake Gypsy / Invitations: Jillian Sullivan / Dress, Jacket and accessories: Felicity Couture / Bridesmaid dresses: Coren Moore

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And now, the winners! The lucky two couples who will be receiving a full wedding giveaway (we're talking flowers, gowns, photography, cakes, invitations, the works) are...

Anna & Justin and Karri & Chris

Congratulations to these two very lucky couples. We cannot wait to see how this all turns out and hope that you'll give us a few little sneak peeks as you are planning your dream wedding. Jessica will be in touch soon with all of the details! The vendors who are participating and graciously giving away their products and services are:

Wedding One: Floral Design: Jessica's Country Flowers / Photography:  Justin and Mary Marantz / Event Planner: Details Wedding & Party Planning / Invitations: Stonington Paperie / Cake: Lovely Cakes / Gown: The White Dress by the Shore and designer Modern Trousseau / Dancing Pen Calligraphy / Styling: Sandra Downie Beauty / Cookies: Cookie Creatives / Showers & Rehearsal Photography: No Eye Has Seen / Catering by Emily's Catering Group

Wedding Two: Floral Design: Jessica's Country Flowers / Photography: Steve De Pino Photography / Event Planner: Sixpence For Your Shoe / Invitations: Paper Olive / Cake: Toria Dolce Fine Desserts / Gown: The Plumed Serpent / Dancing Pen Calligraphy / Styling: Sandra Downie Beauty / Cookies: Cookie Creatives / Showers & Rehearsal Photography: No Eye Has Seen / Catering by Emily's Catering Group

Again, a HUGE congratulations to both couples. We could not be happier for each of you.