Hotel accommodations for guests: Casa Marina, Marriott, Hampton Inn
Rehearsal Dinner Location: Intuition Ale Works (I am a brewer, and we both love craft beer)
Ceremony Location: The Beach outside the Casa Marina Hotel
Reception Location: Casa Marina Hotel
Caterer: Casa Marina
Wedding Coordinator: N/A
Photographer: Tonya Beaver. She did a fantastic job. Everything turned out beautifully.
Cake: Edgewood Bakery. Its an awesome bakery a few blocks from our house!
Florist: Liz Stewart Floral Designs. We worked with Tiffany. She did a fantastic job. Everyone commented on the floral arrangements. She was also great at working with different price points.
Officiate: My husbands brother officiated. It was really personal and beautiful.
Hair: Mac Salon in San Marco. we had Colin and Leisle. They were great to work with. I forgot to bring pictures of hair styles I like, and I recommend not doing that!
Make-up: Tracey Upson. She’s the best! She did a stupendous job, every lady was satisfied with their make-up.
Entertainment: James from McGee Entertainment. He was great. He listened to everything we wanted. We picked some pretty unusual stuff for a wedding because we don’t like much popular music, and he was still able to accommodate us.
Wedding Dress: The White Magnolia in San Marco. They have a seamstress located in their building so its really convenient. Kerri at White Magnolia was a huge help in finding my dress, especially because I picked a dress last minute! She gave great feedback and helped guide me through the process. Martha Shump, the seamstress, was a joy to work with and made everything quick and painless.
Wedding Shoes: I wore custon Chuck Taylors
Bridesmaids Dresses: I have no idea!
Groom and Groomsmen Wear: Men’s Warehouse
Before the Wedding …
How did you two meet? We met in high school.
How did he propose? We were in a long distance relationship and he was leaving my house to drive back to Maine and he ended up at the jewelry store instead and came back and proposed. How did you decide on your color scheme, flowers, and cake?I let my bridesmaids pick the dress and they chose blue because most of them have blue eyes, then I chose white and coral because it seemed like a festive color scheme for a beach wedding. How did you decide on your invitations, and who did you use? My friend Staci BuShea, is a very talented artist so she designed all my save the dates and invitations. Then I used Envelopme.com to print them and buy pocket folders. Their customer service was excellent.
After the Wedding …
Where did you go for your honeymoon? The Marriott Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman. It was the best vacation ever! If you could give yourself any advice prior to the wedding, what would it be? To not stress about small details. No one ends up noticing them in the moment and generally, people come to weddings to have a good time, and aren’t worried about what the guest book looks like, or the font on your place cards! Also, don’t stress too much about looking perfect, no matter what you will