Cristina and John were married on Saturday, October 27th, 2012 at a private residence in Cave Creek. The bride wore a vintage Ivory fitted satin dress with pewter crystal beading. Cristina carried a slightly cascading, hand tied bouquet of champagne Quicksand roses, ivory Patience garden roses, scabiosa pods, Dusty Miller, blue thistle, olive foliage, cotton blossoms, and seeded eucalyptus berries.
The bridal party included seven flower girls, who each wore a beautiful floral halo of ivory spray roses, white wax flower and Italian ruscus with ivory satin ribbon trails.
John wore a boutonniere of blue thistle and a scabiosa pod with Dusty Miller and simple foliage and a black satin ribbon stem wrap. The Best Man and the groom’s father each wore boutonnieres designed with a single ivory spray rose and were accented with either thistle or scabiosa pods.
The ceremony featured two wood stained columns flanking the bride and groom each topped with a wide glass urn designed with white and antique green hydrangea, China mums, seeded eucalyptus, Dusty Miller, blue thistle, curly willow and trailing foliage. The front row, middle row and back row aisle chair were adorned with ivy glass bowls with ribbon handle and a beautiful arrangement of antique green hydrangea, Quicksand roses, blue thistle, seeded eucalyptus and foliage.
The feasting tables and the Sweetheart Table were decorated with collections of small clear vases, tarnished silver vases and tarnished silver candlesticks with a crystal bobesh. Each of the clear vases, silver vases and candlesticks featured arrangements of antique green hydrangea, Dusty Miller, seeded eucalyptus, Sedum, and blue thistle. The tables were also adorned with birch pillar candle holders with votive candles.
We had such a lovely time working with Sandy Walker at In Awe Weddings and Events for Cristina and John. Thank you to Melissa Schollaert for the stunning images – you captured their day beautifully!
Photographer: Melissa Schollaert Photography – www.msp-photography.com
Planning & Design: In Awe Events | Sandy Walker – www.inaweweddings.com
Location/Venue: Private Residence in Cave Creek, Arizona
Invitations/Stationery: Flossy Stylish Design – www.flossystylishdesign.net
Makeup Artist: Kim Day
Hairstylist: Antoinette DiCarlo
Wedding Officiant: Ken Christopher
Ceremony Music: String Serenade
Bride’s Dress: Vintage – Borrowed
Cake: La Dolce Pesca – www.ladolcepesca.com
Catering & Rentals: Santa Barbara Catering – www.santabarbaracatering.com
DJ: Ray the DJ – www.raythedj.com
Florist: The Flower Studio – www.flowerstudioaz.com
Lighting: Pacific Event Productions – www.pacificevents.com
Linens: Connie Duglin Linens – www.connieduglinlinen.com
Rehearsal Musicians: Mariachi’s Mario
Transportation: Transtyle – www.transtyle.com
Guest Accommodations: Residence Inn Desert View – www.marriott.com