Christina & Kevin were so thankful to have Hope as their coordinator for their May wedding! – Christina & Kevin ~ May 10, 2015
Competitive cheerleading brought Sam and Leon together. They wed March 28, 2015. To symbolize the joining of families, guests were asked to choose a seat, not a side…we’re all family once the knot is tied.
For her wedding, Sam wore a fitted strapless gown with lace, beaded detailing and sheer edging. The dress featured a low back and bow. On the soles of her shoes she wrote Mrs. Kim. Est. 3-28-15. Her bridesmaids signed the bottom of her shoes. The cascading bridal bouquet included white lilies and blue orchids. Horizon blue, an almost electric blue was chosen as the couple’s ascent color for the wedding day. The bridesmaids wore horizon blue strapless gowns, except for the one male bridesmaid who wore a grey tuxedo with blue tie and vest. Leon wore a grey tuxedo with horizon blue tie and handkerchief, as did his groomsmen.
Before the ceremony the couple held hands around the corner from one another to share a final thought before the ceremony took place. During the wedding service the couple locked wine and love letters to each other in a chest to open on their one-year anniversary.
During the reception, Shania Twain’s From This Moment On was chosen for the couple’s first dance, followed by the father & daughter dance to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion and the mother & son dance to Everything I Do by Bryan Adams.
Speeches included one from the maid of honor offering Leon tips for keeping Sam happy. The best man, Leon’s older brother, shared a story of an old married couple he once knew and what everyone could learn from the love that couple shared. Sam’s father said, “Leon is everything we could have hoped for in a son-in-law.” The bride and groom toasted the speeches with custom embellished champagne flutes.
Their wedding cake was white cake with buttercream piping and fresh flowers cascading down the tiers. The cake topper was the groom ‘stunting’ the bride, a cheerleading move. Custom cake servers were used to cut the cake. For a little fun, the couple played the newlywed game, where the bride and groom sat back to back, each with one of the bride’s shoes and one of the groom’s shoes. Without looking at one another they had to answer questions about their relationship.
At the end of the night favors of shot glasses filled with candy that said Take a shot, we tied the knot were taken home. A signature Villa Siena sparkler farewell bid the newlyweds good-night. Congratulations Sam and Leon. May your love take you to new heights. We wish you the best.
Photography by: One Fine Day Photography
“Melinda was always helpful and very professional, we always received excellent service from her, solved all of our problems and helped us have the best time, she is amazing!! We enjoyed our experience very very much and will definitely recommend the venue. The caterers were very professional also and the quality of food was great. All of my guests were very impressed. You have a beautiful place, and we thank your wonderful staff for the service that we received, it was exactly what we wanted.” – Alexia & Ricardo ~ March 27, 2015
When Ciara and Jon met at a fraternity party they probably had no idea that eight years later they would be married. Jon proposed to his bride in Sedona, Arizona. On March 21, 2015 the couple welcomed friends and family to Villa Siena for their celebration of love. The guest welcome table showcased pictures of the couple with a guest book and pen.
Ciara chose a gown with rouching across the bust and a wide decorative belt adorned with flowers sequins, which matched the bride’s shoes of pale pink silk with silk flowers. Her wedding dress finished with a ruffled bottom. A sequined veil was worn over the bride’s up-do. After the ceremony Ciara exchanged the veil for a garland of flowers. Pale pink Irises, roses and snapdragons composed the bridal bouquet. The bridesmaids wore dresses from David’s bridal in mint green, pale pink and lavender. The groom and his groomsmen wore black tuxedos with white shirts and black bowties.
Strangers in the Night by Frank Sinatra was chosen for the couple’s first dance. Father and Daughter followed for the father & daughter song and Never Alone by Lady Antebellum for the mother & son dance with a special dedication going out to Jon’s grandmother. For toasts the bride and groom had champagne flutes decorated in a tuxedo and wedding dress. During speeches, after the best man shared some memories of his childhood with his brother, Jon, the Maids of Honor sang a duet about the bride and groom to Fight For Your Right by the Beastie Boys.
The wedding cake showcased pink and white roses, with green leaves and a ceramic cake topper of a groom carrying his bride in his arms. Favors were chocolates in little white boxes. A personal hashtag was set up for sharing photographs and memories. The night ended with a signature sparkler farewell. Congratulations Ciara and Jon. May love always be found in a glance, a dance or a warm embrace. We wish you the best.
Photography by: One Fine Day Photography