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This Glamorous Greece Wedding Is So Good You’ll Get Goosebumps

When it comes to dream destination weddings, Greece is at the top of the list. How do you make it even more fabulous? Fill it with beautiful blooms, crystal accents, and two white-tie grooms! For their wedding celebration, Brian and Joseph invited their nearest and dearest to the south coast of Athens for a weekend filled with fun. Guests marveled at the land and seascapes, incredible food, and stylish touches at every turn. The couple’s beloved dog Moby even got to join in on the festivities! Beautifully shot by Anna Roussos, the entire day is a true celebration of love. Get transported to Greece in the full gallery.

From the Groom, Brian… When we first got engaged, we both knew that we wanted a destination wedding. We decided to send ballots to our guests with three dream destination options and sent them to about 40 of the guests on our list. We revealed our destination at our engagement party, which featured a beauty pageant-style contest with 3 of our good friends representing each destination. At the end of the party, our emcee announced Greece as the winner with about 80% of the votes!

We knew that the main event simply had to be an all-white affair, for grooms, the wedding party, and guests alike, which looked like a total dream when it all came to fruition. We got our wedding apparel from Enzo Custom in Washington DC; they designed our bespoke suits with gorgeous Loro Piana fabric and turned my “short suit” reception outfit dream into a reality.

We cared a lot about the floral arrangements and lighting, two décor aspects that we’d seen make or break a wedding. The 12 Events brought our vision to life with pastel blooms, crystal chandeliers, sparkling golds and of course whites.

The best advice I received is when a friend recommended that I step back from all of the craziness and take a few mental snapshots during the ceremony and reception. Those specific moments where I paused to take it all in stick out in my mind. The wedding goes by so quickly, and soon all you’ll have are the memories – and the amazing photos and videos, of course!

Photographer: Anna Roussos | Florals : The Twelve Events | Invitations : Minted | Rings : Tiffany & Co. | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Reformation | Catering : Dipnosofistirion | Groomsmen's Attire: Perry Ellis | Wedding Venue: Island Art & Taste | Fireworks : Nanos | Groom's Shoes : Louis Vuitton | Groom's Shoes : Tod's | Groom's suits : Enzo Custom | Guitarist : Konstantinos Kidonakis | Live Band : Fabba Girls | MUA: Margetina Neofytou | Sound and Light : Loud And Clear Entertainment | Wedding designer & planner : The Twelve Events

You Have To See These Breathtaking Santorini Views For This Romantic Villa Wedding!

As we clean up from the holiday, boy do we have a view for you! This morning we bring you to Santorini at the gorgeous Cavo Ventus, where this couple said their I Do’s and celebrated with their nearest and dearest! With a romantic color palette and Red Box Days putting together lush florals, White Ribbon Boutique Events tied it all together with gold accents and the prettiest of the pretty details! Take a look below and be sure to check out the full gallery to see all of Vasia Photography’s perfect photos!

From White Ribbon Boutique EventsTatiana and David were set up through mutual friends while on a summer weekend in the Hamptons. They got engaged a year and a half later, at their favorite escape from New York City, in the Catskills. The groom told the bride that they were going to a last-minute wine tasting in a private cottage nearby. When they walked in, Tatiana was stunned by a room filled with rose petals, candles, bouquets of flowers and a roaring fireplace surrounded by printed photos of all their adventures together, before the groom got down on one knee and proposed.

The couple wanted to get married surrounded by breathtaking views, and with Tatiana’s family residing in Cyprus, they thought Santorini would be the ideal fit for their wedding. The bride had a beautiful vision for the wedding’s color palette – a variety of dusty pink shades, with lush florals, gold accents and romantic touches throughout their wedding details.

Apart from the heartwarming ceremony, the emotional speeches, and the candlelit dinner, guests were treated to a spectacular display of fireworks, a 6-piece band flown in from London, and the surprise appearance of a nationally-renown magician to entertain them throughout the cocktail hour.

It was a truly romantic love story of a gorgeous couple who couldn’t have imagined a more perfect setting for their fairytale than the stunning Santorinian Caldera.

Photography: Vasia Photography | Event Design: White Ribbon Boutique Events | Event Planning: White Ribbon Boutique Events | Floral Design: Red Box Days | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Invitations: Bella Figura | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Reformation | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Dessy | Catering: Spicy Bites | Make-up: Kristina Gasperas | Hair: Lizzie Liros | Calligraphy: Pretty Written Things | Groom's Attire: Armani | Ceremony & Reception Venues: Cavo Ventus | Ceremony Shoes: Manolo Blahnik | Furniture: Stylebox | Jewellery : Van Cleef Arpels | Reception Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Sound & Lights: Multimedia Events | Tableware: White Lilac | Veil: Romona Keveza Legends

You Have to Feel the Warmth of This Intimate Wedding Surrounded by Olive Trees in Crete, Greece!

As we scrolled through this gorgeous gallery from Les Anagnou Photographers, we were instantly transported to the sun-soaked streets and colorful stone houses of a little island known as Crete, Greece. The bride looked positively stunning in her tea length, off the shoulder Monique Lhuillier gown and soft, wavy curls – a beautiful twist on traditional bridal style! Don’t miss the full gallery of moments all planned by Make Happy Memories, featuring bright pink blooms, olive trees as far as the eyes can see and string lights galore.

From Les Anagnou Photographers… We travelled to a very special and picturesque island for Mata and Phil’s wedding; Crete. We could admire so many things in this location, from the cosmopolitan port to the colorful stone houses overlooking the Cretan sea. 

Every corner deserved its own click of the shutter. Heading to this very special couple’s wedding, in a rather traditional farm eliciting the essence of Greek hospitality with tasty local delicacies served during dinner and surrounded with olive trees. 

It was as magical as it gets and an ode to the country Mata and Phil decided to hold their wedding. Garden flowers and string lighting made a warm ambience on that summer night. We saw Mata and Phil’s friends and family getting together to celebrate love and we cannot begin to describe the joy and love that could be felt all around. 

We will forever hold this wedding in Crete at a very special place in our hearts and minds as the moments we captured, the memories we have, the smiles we saw and the love we experienced were unparalleled.

Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Event Planning: Make Happy Memories | florist: Manfler Zempili | Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier | Invitations: Minted | Shoes: Monique Lhuillier | Hair: My Way Beauty Saloon | DJ: Ultra Events | Wedding Venue: Agreco | Live Band: Beejeez Band | MUA: Nikos Vrentzos | Photography - Assistance: George Kamelakis

Nothing Says Greek Wedding More, Then A Donkey Escorting The Bride to The Ceremony!

It is rare that we see a no-frills wedding. It is even rarer that we see a wedding with no reception, no wedding party, and no cake! Today’s wedding was simply an exchange of vows followed by a sit-down dinner with the couples closest friends and family. When Les Anagnou Photography was contacted by the couple, they were ecstatic to capture this intimate celebration at the end of their very busy wedding season. The bride was escorted to the ceremony by donkey led by her groom, which fit the Greek vibe completely. After ‘I Do’s,’ the celebration continued at Omilos where an all-white decorated dinner awaited, planned by White Events Wedding. Take a look below and see why sometimes, simple and understated can be absolutely breathtaking.

From the Bride…The wedding was very simple. No first look, no wedding party, no reception, no cake, I didn’t even have chairs or music for the ceremony. It was just vows at a villa followed by a sit-down dinner. Then we went to a local bar to celebrate. I am overwhelmed by a lot of fuss. I like simple intimate things. I think people will be surprised with how little actually went into this, but I think everyone will enjoy. It was more about a trip with friends than a party for us.

From Les Anagnou PhotographyWhen we first read Laila and Jack’s inquiry in our inbox we were pleasantly surprised and a little intrigued to meet them and work on their wedding. Their request was as simple and as refined as their wedding celebrations.

They wanted their day to be more of a trip with their closest friends and family and less of a big party. Yet, somehow, the love they put into the details was everything. The donkey that Jack led Laila to the ceremony site, the dinner by the water all made such a huge difference for their guests. Laila was glowing in her ultra-chic white gown while her heartfelt smile finished off her look very effortlessly. Most of the couples immediate family and close friends took part in the wedding ceremony each reading a different passage or blessing that brought everyone to tears.

Minutes after becoming Mr, and Mrs, Jack and Laila headed off with lots of cheer and confetti to their wedding dinner. A restaurant by the sea where all that you could hear where the waves crashing on the shore and the vivid laughter among the guests. Documenting their love and being part of such laid back and warm ambiance was the highlight of our wedding packed summer.

Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Flowers: Arapahos Flowers | Reception Venue: Omilos | HMUA: Hope Stanley | Invitations + Paper Goods: INWHIITE | Planning: White Events Wedding

How to Turn a Destination Welcome Party into a One-Of-A-Kind Experience for Your Guests

What’s the best way to get your guests ready for the most amazing destination wedding weekend ever? A welcome party of course! There are so many directions you can take when it comes to welcome parties, whether it be a formal dinner or casual cocktails, the best and most important thing to do is embrace the local culture of your destination. This way, your guests will get a truly one-of-a-kind experience! Not sure where to start? Allow Golden Apple Weddings to lend a few helpful tips! While you’re planning, take some inspiration from this colorful gallery of images captured beautifully by Sotoris Tsakanikas. We’re still not over Kay Creations‘ vibrant florals…

From Golden Apple WeddingsTurning a welcome party into an experience is the right way to go when considering a destination wedding, especially when one finds themselves on Rhodes island. It is by far the largest and most historically steeped of the Dodecanese islands, and its cultural diversity has been influenced by an alloy of peoples that have inhabited the island under different guises. Medieval charm, oriental opulence, and Italian finesse are omnipresent. The local cuisine has acquired elements from the three continents that surround Rhodes, borrowing from Asia, Africa, and Europe, but is above all Mediterranean. And these various elements were selected, filtered and finally re-invented with a very distinct local character for our wedding welcome party inspiration.

The idea was to bring together local specialties that brilliantly combine traditional, fresh ingredients, native flavors, and hues that would serve as an appetizer for the couple’s guests. Instead of having welcome bags delivered to their rooms, the couple invites their loved ones to join them for cocktails, snacks, and goodies. Each guest can pack their own basket with a selection of items provided in a traditional welcome gift, like Rhodian artisan tiles, coasters and jewelry dishes, calligraphed postcards, gourmet treats, Koriandolino, a Rhodian liqueur whose characteristic feature is the sugar-coated coriander branch that is inside the bottle and looks like a small tree, a nod to the couple’s new roots together.

Then there’s “melekouni”, a pastry made of toasted sesame seeds, thyme honey, whole almonds, orange zest and cinnamon, Ritseli” a sweet preserve made only on Rhodes of grape-must, dried figs, quinces, and watermelon peels, and “talagoutes”, pancakes made with honey, walnuts, sesame seeds and cinnamon. And of course, the gifts would be remiss if there wasn’t for the Rhodian extra virgin oil, jars of honey, fresh fruit and florals that can be combined to arrange a unique bouquet for each guest. Decent bar and their mixologists set a wonderful niche for cocktails in the garden of the luxurious villa for the guests to enjoy two signature Rhodian cocktails, one flavored as the traditional “melekouni” sweet and the other made of Koriandolino which were also included in the couple’s gifts. We do believe a bespoke sling is a must to stir up a great party and nod to the destination the bride and groom to be have chosen. We wanted to create an intimate rustic-styled dinner under the pergola that would contain Rhodian and Mediterranean accents. The charger and dessert plates, as well as the tiles we placed in lieu of a table runner, were made to order from Nassos Keramik, a native ceramics artisan whose legacy and craftsmanship have made their way into several European aristocracy homes.

Allegoria Textile Delights from Italy added to the setting with fine linen and silk fabrics while cutlery and furnishings belong to one of the rarest 18th-century collections on the island, courtesy of a private collector. For the florals, we kept things vibrant as no welcome dinner should feel overwhelming or too formal, yet it has to exude exuberance and playfulness. We worked with lush arrangements of ranunculus in fiery shades of orange, amber, and marigold, Asclepias Beatrix, wine leaves, hypericum and spray roses for all the freshness they evoke. Manousenia Design created beautifully calligraphed menus employing Italian borne patterns we come across the Mediterranean, the Amalfi Coast and Rhodes itself, which all share the same verve and spirit. Our bride to be was styled by Anna Jill – Kiss From Fleur in a Greek designer caftan by Ancient Kallos, golden low heel sandals and Heart of Gold headpieces featuring golden bees and fleurettes, for her morning-looks. For the cocktail hour, her Zoya gown was a volume of silk and ruffles in copper. Our groom-to-be styled by our creative director Setty Lepida was dressed in head to toe Navy and Green smart casuals and Gucci loafers. Agis KP and Mika worked seamlessly to give our couple spruce day and evening looks in Charlotte Tilbury and Mac Cosmetics peach-toned makeup, a relaxed updo and gorgeous loose curls for the evening. We were thrilled for the opportunity to have our worked lensed by the talented Sotiris Tsakanikas whose fine images bottled up the beauty in perfect light.

Photography: Sotiris Tsakanikas | wedding planner: Golden Apple Weddings | Catering: Pane Di Capo | Makeup: Makeup By Mika | Hair: L’epoque d’Agis | Bride Styling: Kiss from Fleur | Bride's dress: Ancient Kallos | Cocktail bar : Decent Bar | Flatware: Nassos Keramik | Florals & Rentals: Kay Creations | Groom Styling: Setty Lepida | Groom's clothing: OGGI | Headpieces : heart of gold designs | Paper goods, stationery, escort tags & calligraphy: manousenia | Private Villa: Don Mansion The Hill | Textiles: Allegoria

This 400-Person Nigerian Wedding in Athens Officially Wins the Award for Best Dressed Guests

Exquisite style, luxurious details and one of the best-dressed group of wedding guests I’ve come across, all makeup today’s Nigerian wedding at Island Art and Taste on the Athens Riviera. Did I mention there were 400 wedding guests?! This large group traveled from all over the world to join the bride and groom as they said their ‘I Do’s’ in front of their 14 bridesmaids and 14 groomsmen. The 12 Events along with Sandy and Odysseas Photography worked together to create the wedding of a lifetime and the everlasting photos to replay every moment over and over again. Get lost in the array of florals and delicate desserts and don’t miss the full gallery for more wedding guest attire!

From Sandy and Odysseas PhotographyWhen Oscar Ibru’s son Ebruba is tying the knot with an absolutely elegant Nigerian beauty like Ibiyiinka you can only expect this Nigerian luxury wedding on Athens Riviera to be nothing sort of dashing! And if there is anyone who knows utter style and sophistication on a wedding day, then let us say that Nigeria does it the best! Exquisite style is what we have been dreaming of pretty much every hour of the day, and if you can’t have enough of milky whites and all-encompassing shine then this totally glam Nigerian wedding on Island Art & Taste Residence designed and styled by The 12 Events is your go to! Ibiyiinka and Ebruba came all the way from Lagos to exchange their I Do’s in Athens and to join them on this incredible journey came four hundred super-stylish friends and kin from London and the U. S.

Their big day began early in a swirl of preparations on their hotel suites while The 12 Events staged an absolutely lush ceremony on the incredible grounds of Ble Azure, a verdant peninsula that takes wedding magic to a whole new level. A sweep of mirror installations white blooms and greenery was placed before an optic-white ceremonial arch, overflowing with white florals and turned into a beautiful garden-inspired backdrop. In lieu of pews white infinity chairs- an absolute must for an ultra chic celebration- were amphitheatrically placed to engulf the couple’s pasty aisle. If you haven’t attended a Nigerian wedding then you certainly are remiss; soon this open-air venue was teeming with superb wedding guest fashion -think off-this-world headpieces and haute couture for days. The perfect accessory for this uber-hot day? An array of white wooden parasols! As the couple’s piano soloist tuned to the sweetest wedding music Ibiyiinka and Ebruba’s 14 maids of honor and groomsmen lead the way for the ravishing bride’s walk down the aisle to her groom. Nothing spells classic style more than all-enveloping whites and this bride and groom’s decor came straight out of a dream (and enough to have you think twice about going overboard with your wedding color palette).

Need more inspiration? Take it from our gorgeous bride…

Our wedding day was absolutely perfect! We chose Greece and specifically Athens because we found the venue perfect for what we wanted and that was where it was located! We wanted a luxury modern wedding with a lot of white and greens and we worked with the event planners to make sure we got exactly that. We wanted to give our guests a Greek experience seeing as the majority of them had come all the way from Nigeria, so at the welcome dinner we had breaking of plates incorporated with traditional Greek dancing and everyone loved it! For the theme and decoration, we wanted a very modern look with a lot of white and glass and we got exactly what we wanted and more. Flowers were a huge part of our wedding and were essentially part of every element of the wedding!! Mainly white flowers were used with different flower types and compositions.

For my dress, I know my sense of style really well and tend to favor more fitted outfits so picking a mermaid style dress was a no brainer. I worked with Nigerian designer Andrea Iyamah and she designed me the beautiful dress I wore on the day. My husband went with his friend to Daville row where they interviewed the finest suit makers in London and they settled for a suit that was made for the princes!

Photographer: Sandy and Odysseas Photography | Videographer: Jim Grillas | Wedding Planner: The Twelve Events | Wedding Dress: Andrea Iyamah | Ceremony Venue: Intercatering | Reception Venue: Island Art & Taste | Bridesmaids Dresses: Clan | Bridal Shoes: LK Bennett | Cake and Sweets: Pavlov's Lab | Event Styling and Flowers: The Twelve Events | Flatware and Cutlery : The Twelve Events | Furniture (Reception): Zazoo | Furniture (ceremony): Stylebox | Grommsmen Suits: Suitsupply | Groom Shoes: Tom Ford | Groom Suit: Cad And The Dandy | Pre Wedding Party: Sea Yard - Varkiza Resort | Wedding Rings: Ace of Diamonds

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Greek Elopement Inspiration in Mykonian White Stone Church

Elopements have long had a reputation for defying tradition—or, thought of as sudden and secretive. But my friends, they can be SO much more than that. Today’s editorial from Jaclyn Journey and Tracy Burch is proof. With ancient Greek Orthodox wedding traditions in mind, this beautiful story of a private union is one that I hope will portray how truly meaningful an elopement can really be.

From Tracy BurchWe designed Sophia and Nikolas’ Mykonos elopement to look and feel true to ancient Greek Orthodox wedding traditions while being effortless, timeless and elegant. Her lace Claire Pettibone gown with cape, all About Romance tiara, and foraged nosegay along with Nikolas’s modern Zara suit and black Greek leather sandals created an elegant and modern pairing.

The elopement took place in a classic Mykonian white stone church with red door dating back to the late 1700’s. This small chapel, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was family owned with deceased relatives buried beneath it. Upon entering the chapel you see the icons and wooden/stone architecture and smell the burning incense and beeswax candles – a feast for the senses.

The stationery, designed by High Fancy Paper and Rachel Fisher Calligraphy, was inspired by the idea of an ancient wedding along with the sea salt air and ocean surrounding the island. Styled with the suite was a photo of Sophia’s grandparent’s wedding ceremony, beeswax wedding candles, custom Orthodox wedding crowns, communion wine, and instruments used in a celebratory musical procession with locals following the nuptials. The wedding crowns, a tradition dating back hundreds and years. Tied together with a white raw silk ribbon, the wedding crowns symbolize the glory and honor that is being bestowed on them by God during the sacrament. They also refer to the crown of martyrdom, since every true marriage involves self-sacrifice on both sides- the ribbon symbolize them working together through marriage until their death.

Photography: Tracy Burch Photography | Design : Jaclyn Journey | Event Planning: Jaclyn Journey | Floral Design: Jaclyn Journey | Wedding Dress: Claire Pettibone | Shoes: Bella Belle | Calligraphy : Rachel Fisher Calligraphy | Accessories : All About Romance | Film Processing : PhotoVision Prints | Paper: High Fancy Paper

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Outdoor Greece Oceanside Wedding on Milos Island

There’s something quite enchanting about Greece, don’t you think? I’ve had the pleasure of seeing many a wedding in this beautiful country, but none quite like today’s, planned by Think Happy Events and set on Milos Island. It’s white rock and sand made for the most magical first look for Ana and James, while the jewel-toned waters set the scene for a stunning outdoor ceremony and reception. Les Anagnou photographers and Vasilis Kantarakis Films were in attendance to document the day. See it all unfold below!

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From Think Happy Events… Before the gates of artistry’s forever and gravity’s affection, the steep hills of Milos island have placed their excellence. It is the island that rises welcomingly out of the sea in the southwest corner of Cyclades. Ana and James chose to get married in Milos, in the abrupt coastline of Psaravolada Venue. A jewel with sinuous coasts and incredible colors. There, at the northern side of the island, the beloved couple swore internal love facing & staring the blue waters of the Aegean Sea.

On a stone-build veranda with magnificent views, full of blue and white spots and familiar atmosphere, an organic, rather rustic, yet delicately pure ornament accommodated that destination wedding in Greece, while seascape painted pictures of them with all the shades of aethereal blue! The menu was complemented with traditional side dishes and delicious Greek treats. The moment the sky kissed the sea, beneath the pearly-green flora arch, all we saw was them. Following that transparent and organic, yet monumental settlements, their ensembles taste the pallets of oily gray and raf blue.

Wandering from shore to distant north shore of the island, upholding the elements of lunar nature, imposing as nothing else could be, Sarakiniko, obtains the couple’s footprints. Shaped by Aegean waves and strong winds, touched by tides, that majestic white seafront landscape, absorbs all the colours from the rise to the set of the day. In that environmental monument; tides will come and go, footprints will be erased, yet, this wedding will stay forever.

Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Videography: Vasilis Kantarakis Films | Wedding Planning & Design: Think Happy Events | Florals: Studio 7 | Wedding Dress: Watters | Wedding Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Invitations: Atelier Invitations | Wedding shoes: Kate Spade | Sound & Lights: Vision & Sound

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Blue-Hued Hydra Island Wedding at Castello Hydra in Greece

The first place I ever remember adding to my travel bucket list was Greece, and for good reason. There’s nothing quite as alluring as the blue hues of the Aegean Sea. So, when you have a wedding on Hydra Island, it only makes sense to mirror that beautiful blue like Jenny and Tassos did for their Big Day, with the help of Rtevents on planning. Les Anagnou made sure to do that gorgeous color palette justice with their imagery, not to mention, the sweet love of these two.

From Les Anagnou… What can we say about this gem? An Hydra wedding always seize to amaze us. Like Jenny and Tasso’s three-day long celebrations in this traffic–free island. Hydra is the island where you can get anywhere on foot or a donkey! The most picturesque island in the Saronic Gulf and just 2 hours away from the busy capital, Athens. What better background ask for when creating impeccable imagery than traditional stone mansions, narrow cobblestoned streets and that crisp Aegean blue?

Jenny and Tassos fell for this island and they knew instantly where they would like to celebrate the beginning of their life as a couple. Flying from the US with their families and friends, they planned a wedding weekend in all its glory. A sunset yacht ride around the island and cold drinks led to amazing moments filled with lots of love and laughter. We cannot put in words what an amazing crew this was and the coolest vibe you would get from this couple.

Having an island wedding, would not be complete if blue was not one of its colours. And what a harmonious décor this one was, all dressed in bright white with hues of blue. Something borrowed; something blue was definitely a sensation in this wedding! Following an intimate ceremony where different customs of both the groom and bride’s background were incorporated, was a lively party like no other at magnificent Castello.

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Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Cinematography: George Zorbas | Event Planning: Rtdeco | Florist: Drizos Flowers | Reception Venue: Castello Hydra | mua: Maria Kakiou | paper goods: Love Me Do

Romantic Summer Wedding at Island Art and Taste in Greece

For a couple who became inseparable after their first date, a destination wedding in Greece was the location of choice. From an intimate first look to handwritten vows, captured by Les Anagnou Photographers, James Escobar and Alain Mbouche, you can feel the love radiating from these two. Think Happy Events planned the perfect day filled with an array of green and white floral arrangements by Studio 7 and just the right amount of gold details. Take a peek below as these two take their place beside one another and watch their heartwarming and fun video by Vasilis Kantarakis Films.

From the Bride…Jason and I were introduced on a hike through a mutual friend. It was a friendly meeting, but nothing more. The following weekend we reconnected at an event where feelings more than friendship began to develop.

I went on a trip to Europe for three weeks, and Jason asked me on a date promptly upon my return. We were inseparable after that. Then, on a seemingly normal Thursday in May, Jason and I were having dinner at a French restaurant in San Francisco before a show.

Jason seemed on edge, but I thought he was excited for the show. Not five minutes into dinner, he says, “I’m sure you can tell that I’m quite nervous. It’s because I want to ask you to be my wife.” He set the ring box down on the table, and I was speechless (which is a rare occurrence). Instead of immediately saying yes, the first words out of my mouth were, “Can I put it on?!” 

After some happy tears and laughter, along with actually saying YES!, we headed downstairs to leave. On our way out, our families surprised us. Jason had been planning this for months! More happy tears ensued and we celebrated the evening with our loved ones. It was perfect. Fast forward a few months, and we had the most magical wedding day in Greece.

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Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Photography: James Escobar | Photography: alain mbouche | Cinematography: Vasilis Kantarakis Films | Wedding Planner: Think Happy Events | Florals: Studio 7 | Wedding Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Ceremony Venue: Island Art & Taste | Hair & Makeup: Frantzeska Koukoula | DJ: Vive Entertainment | Furniture: Zazoo | Graphic Designer: Atelier Invitations | Party: Island Art & Taste | Tableware: White Lilac, Inc.

Lebanese Wedding In Athens, Greece at Kefalari Suites

When this Bride approached her planner, Sand+Lace Events, she sought a wedding with an “Alice in Wonderland” vibe and without feeling too themed, that’s exactly how this gorgeous Greece fete reads. From the ‘maids in their floral crowns to the wildly beautiful tablescapes set below ivy-wrapped trees, Sotiris Tsakanikas had plenty of pretty to document. See it all, right this way in the full gallery!

From Sand+Lace EventsMohammed and Lara are the sweetest couple living in Dubai, with Lebanese, Syrian and Irish roots which all came together in their beautiful enchanted garden wedding at a vineyard just outside of Athens on a beautiful warm day in May.

Lara contacted us with the wish to have a completely styled wedding, she saw the venue as a blank canvas and wanted to create an intimate wedding with an “Alice in Wonderland” kind of vibe to it. We choose a rich color palette with lots of greenery, a lot of lush flowers, long wooden tables, string lights, chandeliers and even a few rabbits.. We put a lot of thought into the small details, for example by using little dear heads as table number holders and napkins recreated from the famous “Flower Still Life” by Dutch painter Jan Davidsz. de Heem.

For the ceremony, we went for a stunning floral garland beautifully decorated around a fig tree by the team of Studio7 Florescense which certainly wowed everyone! After the ceremony, the guests moved on to the cocktail area guided by talented Louis Vlahakis performing acoustically on his guitar and singing “Stand by Me” from music legend Ben E. King. While guests were all singing their way into the cocktail hour it didn’t take long before they awaited another bombastic surprise. The bride and groom secretly prepared a grand Lebanese Zaffe entrance with loud music accompanied by percussionists to honor their roots. This definitely set the tone for the rest of the evening!

As the evening moved along and the night started to fall guest took place at the enchanting dinner area. The dining tables were covered by the leaves of tall trees, string lights and chandeliers. This all lighted up the setting as Mohammed, Lara and their guests dined underneath the stars.

Photography: Sotiris Tsakanikas | Videography: Jim Grillas | Flowers: Studio 7 | Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Catering: Intercatering | Celebrant: Andreas Akratos | Venue: Kokotos Estate | Concept, Planning, Stationery & Styling: Sand+Lace Events | DJ & Entertainment Services: Party Mobile Services | Furniture Rentals: Stylebox | Guitarist: Louis Vlahakis | Lebanese Drummer: B&W Drums | Preparation hotel: Kefalari Suites | Tableware Rentals: White Lilac | muah : Georgia Xristodoulou Makeup Specialist

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Intimate Cliff-Side Wedding at Canaves Oia in Santorini

Can you imagine not only saying ‘I Do’ on the side of a cliff, but also on a Greek island? We couldn’t either! But, this couple did and Les Anagnou Photographers was there to capture every magical moment from their intimate ceremony to their jaw-dropping first look. Betty Flowers Santorini incorporated subtle touches of blush and burgundy into the floral arrangements which paired perfectly with a sea of blue as the backdrop. With Canaves Oia showing off everything Santorini has to offer, our only wish was that we could have been there! Keep scrolling to see a truly unforgettable wedding…

From the bride…Before I even knew Wally, he knew he wanted to marry me. He had seen me years before we had connected, at my best friends’ wedding; leading to our first date. After dating for a little over a year, to my surprise, Wally proposed during my family’s annual portrait.

When it came to planning a wedding, we knew we wanted something different. Wally and I love the memorable experiences that come with traveling, so eloping in Greece seemed like a dream. The iconic blue domes and beautiful views attracted us to Oía and we instantly knew that is where we wanted to profess our love for each other. Upon telling our family, the plans to elope quickly became an intimate party of 10; we were thrilled they were so excited to be a part of our special day.

We wanted a simplistic and romantic vibe with Greek influences. We didn’t want to detract from the natural beauty of the island, which was the inspiration for the entire wedding. We chose the color palette of romantic white and blushes with pops of burgundy. The dinner table was decorated with an olive leaf tablecloth and floral arrangements similar to my bouquet; which was tied with a gold silk ribbon. We loved the idea of having the Caldera as our backdrop, so we chose two floral arrangements on each side to frame the breathtaking view. Our brother in law was the officiant, adding a personal touch and to my surprise, my husband hired a lovely guitarist who played “Can’t Help Falling in Love” as I walked down the aisle.

Our memory of running through the streets of Oia to get married on the side of a cliff was undeniably unforgettable. My favorite memory was my husband surprising me by singing “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur during our reception; there wasn’t a dry seat in the house. They say when you’re in love you want to scream it from a mountain top; that is exactly what we did. It was important for us to have a unique memory to tell our grandchildren and for us to truly enjoy every single moment of the day.

Our advice to future brides and grooms would be to make this memory yours, a couples wedding day should be what they both dreamed of. When planning a wedding, it is easy to settle for things you may not want to in order to please others; focus on what will make you happy.

Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Floral Design: Betty Flowers Santorini | Wedding Dress: The final Bride | Invitations: Script Me Pretty | Venue : Canaves Oia | MUA: Lure Artistry

Intimate Greece Wedding at Poseidonion Grand Hotel

Not only are we getting a peek inside this gorgeously intimate soiree planned by Deplanv today, we’re also getting a dose of amazing advice from the beautiful Bride. Set in Greece at Poseidonion Grand Hotel, this duo wanted a fete that would feel completely and utterly them. With a few pointers below, they achieved just that – all captured by Les Anagnou Photographers and Jim Grillas Films.

From the bride… We wanted a celebration that would be a true and authentic reflection of ourselves and of our love story. I think that was the motto that Samuel and I defined from the very beginning, when we started planning our wedding. We had been to too many weddings that, although often very beautiful, seemed to be someone else’s doing, rather than the bride and groom (be it a wedding planner, a family member, or – often – the couple trying to please or impress other people). We wanted something that would scream “this is us”.

All the choices that we made were guided by that idea, starting with our wedding planners — we made appointments with six different planners and met with all of them. We then made a decision based on our personal feeling and on the impression (and hope) that they would be able, regardless of their personal opinion, to deliver the wedding that we wanted. And they totally were. Our planners were the best allies and support we could have dreamt of, and we often talk about how happy we are to have done it that way instead of relying on wedding planner recommendations from other couples which, although certainly great too, were likely not right for us.

And so we applied this method to basically all of our decisions (and trust me, there are A LOT to make). We made sure that we chose providers (photographers, videographers, music band, etc.) that we truly liked and whose work we admired. We made it a priority to talk with each of them before the wedding and clarify our needs, our taste, what we liked and did not like.

In addition, we made sure to put in as much personal time as we could to work on small details which seemed like nothing but would make our friends and family feel like this was really us, Sam and Diane, welcoming them into our celebration. So, for example, we ordered colored beach towels for everyone as a wedding favor, but instead of just randomly giving the towels to everyone, we spent hours choosing a specific color for each guest, with their own personality and taste in mind. We signed each welcome letter by hand rather than simply doing it on a computer, and visited each hotel before the guests’ arrival to drop the letter and wedding favor in the rooms. We replaced the traditional seating place cards with printed pictures of the two of us and wrote the guest’s name on the card, making sure that each guest had a picture that would make sense to them (so for example, all our friends from New York had cards with pictures taken in New York).All these small things might seem worthless and very time consuming, but they add up and make your guests feel at home, which is what we wanted. For us, it was a way to show them how grateful we were that they had made that trip to come and celebrate our love.

Looking back, I have to say that this wedding was more amazing that we could have imagined in our wildest dreams. And if I am asked why, or how we achieved it, I would give the following advice: first, choose providers that you trust and who believe in your wedding and share your vision. This is the foundation for any successful wedding — if you have to start arguing with your wedding planners, the rest is going to be even tougher. Second: prepare, prepare, prepare. Everybody tells you “enjoy every second, it goes by in the blink of an eye” — and that is SO true. But in my opinion the only way to be able to enjoy every second is to work on every little detail in advance and make sure that you will not have to deal with anything on that day. Third (and most importantly): remember it is YOUR wedding. I feel like you get that advice from everybody and it sounds generic, but it really is SO IMPORTANT.

Be strong, be focused on what you want for that day, and have the courage to voice it and stand by those choices. So many people (everyone, actually) will come to you with advice, saying that you “cannot wear red nail polish at your wedding, you should have a French manicure”, that you “must invite that cousin even though you don’t know him, because it is your cousin” or that “those glasses are not nice enough, you should pay the additional price to have crystal glasses “, etc. — it never ends. And if you agree with that advice, then by all means, go for it. But if you don’t: have the courage (it does actually take courage) to say no. It is your wedding and 20 years from now, you will likely regret choosing purple flowers although you hate purple just because your mother or wedding planner thought it would look nice; but I am pretty sure you will never regret wearing that red nail polish.

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Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Videography: Jim Grillas | Event Planning: Deplanv | Floral Design: Deplanv | Venue: Kaiki beach | hotel : Poseidonion Grand Hotel | Beach Bar: Kaiki beach | Music: Viparties Events DJs & More

Elegant Australian Wedding in Greece at Tambakio

I think you’ll appreciate the simple and timeless beauty of today’s wedding as much as I do. With the planning skillset of Golden Apple Weddings, Kristina and Andrew, an Aussie couple, tied the knot with Greece as their setting and the Mediterranean at their backs, glowing with rays of sunshine. Their day is traditional, yet playful and you can play virtual guest right here thanks to Sotiris Tsakanikas.

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From Golden Apple WeddingsThe reason we love this wedding is because it takes us back to another era… making our heart be full of sweet emotions, memories of the present but with an essence of nobility! A nostalgic vintage tradition, inspired by our couple’s authentic personality.

Kristina and Andrew travelled from Australia with their closest 70 friends and family to celebrate their union in Greece, the homeland of our bride! Feeling so bonded with her routes, she was totally touched during the bridal preparations.. Unique detail the charms with photo of both her grandpa’s weddings, which she carried on her bridal bouquet. Even the flowers has a special meaning for her… “Two of our flowers had very special meaning. Both yiayia’s LOVED Orchid’s and had so many of them. I actually have a few from them now in my garden as well. The Chrysanthemum is also a VERY special flower for me. My yiayia on my mother’s side (who I’m kind of named after) was Chrysanthi so you see, this flower is an important one for me as it has sentimental meaning and ties to her.”

Both Andrew & Kristina love cycling and this is what made them come closer… their relationship started with spending hours together enjoying their favorite hobby! This is from where their wedding logo was inspired! The bike’s wheel and details from their countries; Greek olive branches and African signs, as Andrew comes from South Africa! The hashtag #saffagreekwed was used through the preparations and wedding day!

St.Paul’s picturesque chapel was the ceremony location they fell in love at the very first time while scouting the options! In a beautiful bay in Rhodes, just next to the water, standing with its small size, white and proud! Stairs decorated with wooden candlesticks as you entered, a rice bar to prepare the perfect blend of rice and olive leaves in green and gold, and a beautiful lemon stand to refresh the guests after the ceremony! An imposing half arch olive garland beautified the chapel’s door with the amazing orchids’ synthesis.

Tambakio, a romantic restaurant located on the beachside of the bay, welcomed the guests in an amazing scenery that was designed for our wedding! The long dinner tables had a centered decoration with potteries filled with our flower synthesis! The art de la table was completed with gold cutleries matched to our colors, blue glasses and menus in blue velvet paper with gold foiled printing!

Photography: Sotiris Tsakanikas | Cinematography: Artifact Project | Event Planning: Golden Apple Weddings | Floral Design: Golden Apple Weddings | Wedding Dress: Anna Campbell | Wedding Cake: Alicias Bake Shop | Wedding Stationery : Mighty world | Calligraphy: manousenia | Lighting: Kanakis Audio Visual System | DJ: MDM Events | Groom's Attire: Menz club | Wedding Venue: Tabakio | Bridal Shoes: Badgley Mischka | Bridal Makeup: Makeup By Mika | Bridal Robe: Le Rose | Hairstyling: Sk Hairstyling | Wedding Rings: Rutherfords

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An Elegant Bohemian Wedding on the Beach at Tambakio in Greece

Not only was this Greek destination wedding from Golden Apple Weddings, captured by Sotiris Tsakanikas, undoubtedly gorgeous – but it was also super on trend! That’s right, this seaside affair includes three of the top wedding trends of 2018: pampas grass, an intimate guest list and handmade stationary (aka all our favorites!!!) Keep on reading to see every dreamy detail this day has to offer including the bride’s stunning blush gown covered in floral appliqué … did we mention it was entirely made from scratch just for her? OB-SESSED.

From the wedding planner, Golden Apple WeddingsDreaming of a whimsical wedding on the beach, Petra & Tony decided to travel from Lebanon to the cosmopolitan Island of Rhodes-Greece, to experience this unforgettable wedding! With just twenty of their closest friends and families, they requested one simple thing from Golden Apple Weddings; to design a bohemian beach ceremony, reflecting their “ONE LOVE” as they used to call their relationship! So this was a sentence to escort them next to the location where they exchanged their vows!

BOHO & ETHEREAL ROMANCE: a journey of a summer love story with a unique style of boho yet ethereal decoration details! The use of sea shells give us the touch of a wedding located and inspired by our seaside venues, the addition of air-plants offer us a more free style and organic feel, the “proteas” flower comes to add it’s beautiful pink color to the total outcome.

Beach weddings are always a dream – walking down the beach aisle with breeze in your face was Petra’s vision, and pampas grass to give an extra boho touch to the location! The bride, having a very particular style in her mind about her bridal gown, decided to have it personalized and designed from scratch!

The color was a must for her and was totally harmonized with the surroundings! For the few guests being there, the couple wanted to offer something very special and local: two bottles of red and white wine were beautifully packed on a box covered with some fabric, and calligraphed labels that matched the wedding stationery!

Must have of the couple was classical music to surround their special moments; The beautiful violinist played during the couple’s ceremony, and a classical saxophone embraced the sunset time in the dinner venue while guests enjoyed their welcome drinks! 

One long table decorated with our flowers, air plants, succulents, Himalayan rocks and sea shells with an air-plant next to the plate completed the general feeling and the couple enjoyed a beautiful celebration with the most important people of their life!

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Photography: Sotiris Tsakanikas | Videography : Artifact Project | Wedding Planning: Golden Apple Weddings | Wedding Dress: Raymonde Reaidy | Ceremony Venue: Lindos Memories | Reception Venue: Tabakio | Jewelry: Rossonero & Antoine Saliba | Makeup Artist: Makeup By Mika | Calligraphy: manousenia | Groom's Attire: Sacoor brothers | Cutlery Rentals : White Lilac | Hair Style: Sk Hairstyling | Saxophonist: | Violinist: Leida | Weding Cake & Desserts: Alicias Bake Shop

A Luxury Multicultural Wedding at Santa Marina Resort & Villas in Mykonos

When two cultures come together in celebration of true love – magic happens! And this wedding planned by Mood Effects and captured by Elias Kordelakos is proof. Aneeqa and Alex tied the knot at the most gorgeous venue of all time, the Santa Marina Resort & Villas, in Mykonos (aka wedding heaven!) The night ended with an unforgettable fire show from Defingou Events that guests will be talking about for years to come. Keep on reading to see this destination wedding weekend unfold!

From Elias Kordelakos Mykonos is well known for luxury destination weddings. And this one is definitely the perfect example! The couple is multicultural as Aneeqa, the bride, is half-Indian and Alex is half-Greek. The rehearsal dinner was held at the 180 Sunset Bar, that got its name from the amazing 180 degree panoramic view, overlooking Mykonos island. The sunset time was like no other.

The wedding day was held at one of the most sought after wedding venues in Mykonos, the Santa Marina Hotel. The night closed in the most amazing way with a fire show second to none! Mood Effects, the wedding planners, perfectly orchestrated this wedding’s events while Elias Kordelakos captured the most inspiring photos of these gorgeous days! 

From Mood Effects, the wedding planner… Being part of Aneeqa’s and Alex’s wedding was a wonderful experience. Aneeqa and Alex have traveled from London to Mykonos Island many times for their summer vacation. They loved the island, so the decision was easy. From the moment we started planning the wedding it was clear that they wanted something unique. They wanted to give to their guests and family the best. Everyone arrived three days before the wedding and we prepared a special event for every day.

The welcome party took place at one of the most picturesque places of the island having as a unique backdrop Mykonos town from above. Colors were changing every moment and during sunset everything became magical. Second day, the big day! Preparation started early for everyone, and everything was ready early afternoon. The ceremony took place at the courtyard of the old Monastery of the island in between blossomed bougainvillea.

The luxury hotel of Santa Marina welcomed the guests for the cocktail that was followed by dinner at the pool area with a magnificent view to the Aegean Sea. The atmosphere was amazing. Long white wooden tables decorated with white and light pink flowers, candles and details of gold created a warm and shouting environment. The top time though was the party time. A magnificent fire show escorted everyone to the beach and the party started only to end by the early morning hours. Elias Kordelakos with his amazing photos created memories that all of us will remember and hold dear through time. The next day it was the day that our beautiful couple had to say goodbye. Aneeqa and Alex thanked their friends and families at a lovely beach venue under the sun by the sea where they had time to relax, enjoy and share their memories. 

From Elias Kordelakos, the photographer… Connecting with your wedding photographer is the most important thing. Aneeqa and Alex, loved the bright and airy photographs and as most couples, expressed they were shy in the front camera in our initial meeting. It’s where the bond with your photographer kicks in and helps you to relax and bring forth the best of you!

Photography: Elias Kordelakos | Event Planning: Mood Effects | Floral Design: Studio 7 | Wedding Dress: London bespoke designer | Bride's shoes: Jimmy Choo | Groom's Attire: Giorgio Armani | Wedding Venue: Santa Marina | Fire show: Phantom Utopia Events | Groom's shoes: Jimmy Choo | Rehearsal Dinner Venue: 180 Sunset Bar

The Dreamiest Blue and Gold Wedding at a Private Villa in Paros, Greece

The sweetest bridal escort, vintage Florentine tableware, meaningful mementos at every turn and one seriously stunning bride – ya know… just to name a few things you’re going to love about this intimate designation wedding in Greece! White Ribbon Boutique Events planned every inspiring detail, the floral design from Red Box Days will literally make your jaw drop and 2 Brides Photography captured the whole day flawlessly! Get ready, folks… ’cause this might just be one of our new all-time favorites.

From White Ribbon Boutique EventsKatina & Arthur met in college. They stayed together after finishing college, and both attended the same graduate school just to be together. Arthur proposed to Katina in the beautiful seaside town of Cinque Terre in July 2017, much to her surprise!

A year later they invited their 50 closest friends and family to attend their intimate destination wedding in the Cycladic island of Paros in Greece!

They decided to have their ceremony in a 19th century chapel where the bride and groom wore the same wedding crowns the bride’s grandmother had worn in her wedding, a true family heirloom.

Her grandmother was also the one to walk her down the aisle, a moment that brought us all to tears. How sweet is this capture by 2 Brides Photography!

Later guests were welcomed at a private setting on a seaside villa for their reception. After hors d’ oeuvres, a seated candlelit dinner followed.

For their decor they wanted to go for a classic but elegant look so we used soft colours with a mix of gold. We also combined modern with rustic in the decor by using lucite accents paired with vintage wooden Florentine tableware and natural beeswax candles.

For the florals we opted for wild greens paired with few cream and white garden roses, arranged by Red Box Days to create a more natural setting for dinner which was also enhanced by hanging fairy lights over the tables. It was a truly intimate celebration combining old and new in a breathtaking setting in the Cyclades.

Photography: 2 Brides Photography | Wedding Planning: White Ribbon Boutique Events | Florals: Red Box Days | Wedding Dress: Jim Hjelm | Cake: Pavlov's Lab | Invitations: Michaela McBride Calligraphy | Ceremony Venue: Marpissa Chapel | Reception: Private Villa | Bridesmaids' Dresses: Jenny Yoo | Bridal Shoes: Alexandre Birman | Music, Sound & lights: music essentials | Tableware: White Lilac

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Intimate Greek Wedding at Alemagou in Mikonos

When you choose a location as stunning as the Greek Islands for your Big Day, you don’t need a lot of fluff. The backdrop of the Aegean Sea and the white-washed houses are enough. Just layer on the love. That’s exactly how this Bride & Groom celebrated their union. Thanks to Vasilis Kantarakis Films and Les Anagnou Photographers for documenting it all so beautifully, we get a virtual seat to their intimate I dos.

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From the Bride… During our annual family ski trip in Austria we went for a forest walk in the snow next to slopes, unexpectedly he suddenly kneeled and asked me if I wanted to make him the happiest man in this world…. Of course, I said YES!

We are both in love with the Greek islands so no debate was needed to decide where we wanted to get married. We wanted to share the Greek purity and Island vibe throughout the entire wedding, from the painted invites, through the ceremony in the most beautiful authentic chapel to the gypsophilia, olive branches and small white wild button roses used for the table decoration during dinner. My mum was the best wedding planner I could ask for. She really understood my vision and helped me elicit the Mykonian blue, the island white and the essence of Greece through all of our wedding elements. Being a jewelry designer myself, I created pieces that were simple and elegant; resembling those fit for a muse. I truly felt like a Greek ethereal existence.

The Greek Orthodox ceremony was definitely the most special moment. The atmosphere created by the hymn song by the priests, the beautiful surrounding and the closest family and friends around us was too special to capture in words. For us this was the way we dreamed to give our commitment to each other to share life until the end of days.

Photography: Les Anagnou photographers | Wedding Cinema: Vasilis Kantarakis Films | Flowers: Studio 7 | Reception Venue: Alemagou | Reception Venue: Alemagou | Wedding Shoes: Jimmy Choo | jewelry: Stavros Sisters

Mamma Mia, the Most Gorgeous Kinsterna Hotel Wedding in Greece

Okay guys, prepare for ABBA songs to be stuck in your head for the rest of the day after seeing this unreal beautiful wedding in a little Greek town called Kalok… *ahem*… Monemvasia. Katie Grant Photography captured the most inspiring photos of the island scenery and the sweetest emotions from the bride and groom. Think Happy Events planned every detail to perfection, and Secret Garden had us weak at the knees the minute we laid eyes on the reception. Make sure you check out the full gallery because every.singe.picture is stunning. What more can we say besides… “Opa!”

Amanda was the most stunning bride on her wedding day, her smile lit up every corner of this darling town of Monemvasia. We love this shot of Amanda and her mother getting ready for the big day, captured perfectly by Katie Grant Photography

Amanda & Kris chose the summer solstice, June the 21st, for their wedding day. The summer solstice, derived from Latin words sol (“sun”) and sister (“to stand still”), is the longest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere, while the daylight lasts over 15 hours! This astronomical event has been associated with love and fertility. 

The wedding celebration took place at the historical old mansion of the Kinsterna Hotel. This amazing old structure was built during the 17th century, close to the picturesque Castle of Monemvasia and was completely renovated with great respect to its architectural history.

Organic delicate details with local inspirations were the root of the overall design. The flowers from Secret Garden were eucalyptus, olive branches, pepper leaves, peonies, purple & white lysianthos, succulents, bombastic & lase roses, lavender. Nature at its best!

Many talented vendors participated making the impossible to happen. After all, great teams create dreamy weddings! 

Everyone in the room could tell how genuinely happy and in love Amanda and Kris were throughout their special day. The beauty of this wedding was only matched by the love these two share for one another.

Photography: Katie Grant Photography | Videography: WedColors | Florals: Secret Garden | Hotel: Kinsterna Hotel & Spa | Hair & Make up: Frantzeska Koukoula | Paper Goods: Atelier Invitations | Sound & Lights: music essentials | Wedding Cake & Desserts: Pavlov's Lab | Wedding Planning & Styling: Think Happy Events

Beautiful Bohemian Same-Sex Wedding in Santorini

You know the kind of wedding day you dream about… where the sun is shining, the smiles and love are flowing and the details are unfussy and simply stunning? That’s the kind of fete that Zoe and Louise had. With the famously beautiful backdrop that is Santorini and the planning genius of Tie The Knot In Santorini, it was all documented by Phosart Photography Cinematography with care. It’s the kind of Big Day that warms your soul and gives you all the feels about your own upcoming I dos. Join us for more in the full gallery.

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From Phosart Photography CinematographyZoe and Louise are an adventurous couple with a great passion for travel, fitness and photography. They met at University but didn’t get together until 2015 when Zoe was teaching in Spain and Louise was in the UK. The distance didn’t matter and soon they found themselves living in the UAE and traveling the world as much as they can.

They chose the love island of Santorini for their engagement and now they came back for their wedding day! Not the bridezilla type, both easy going, laughing and enjoying the day in their photoshoot. This vintage, fun photo collection of our lovely bride-couple, is full of personal details and high aesthetics in terms of decoration, choice of flowers and in general the wedding board pallet. The absolute trust they showed to us is what we will keep in our hearts and we are blessed to meet so lovely couples!

From Tie The Knot In SantoriniPlanning & design this gorgeous wedding for these amazing ladies and beautiful souls has been a dream!! Their wedding style would totally reflect their personalities: whimsical, romantic, bohemian and adventurous. We incorporated a lot of details from their travels, such as the world map seating chart with their photos, the classy world map cake and table numbers! The romantic element was emphasized with the soft color palette and we tried to give a more bohemian feel with the carpets and the dip died fabrics. We love mixing different styles and Louise & Zoe’s trust allowed us to do so and have a gorgeous result!!

What I will also never forget is the good vibes, the smiles, appreciation and so much love that made us feel sooo happy to be a part pf this beautiful day!!!

Florist: Betty Flowers Santorini | Wedding Dress: Wed2b | Wedding Cake : Alexandra's Cake | Stationery: Bright White | Catering: Spicy Bites | Make Up & Hair: Christine Panagopoulou | Make Up & Hair: Renia Bledaki | Wedding Venue: Santo Winery | Music & Light: Multimedia Events | Photography & Cinematography: Phosart Photography Cinematography | Planning & Design: Tie The Knot In Santorini-Weddings & Events | Wedding Rentals: Weddings & Whimsy