{Real Wedding} Mackenzie and Beau's Sophisticated Outdoor Wedding

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At our first meeting with Mackenzie we asked her to describe her wedding inspiration.  Although this is not an exact quote, the list went something like this: Alaska, Ireland, pubs, old wood, and whiskey barrels.  What a thrilling moment that was, because instantly I knew this project was going to be fun, creatively challenging, and totally different.  This couple has a long list of places traveled and experiences had – they were a blast to work with and were amazing creative collaborators.  Mackenzie and Beau had a gorgeous wedding day at Cypress Grove Estate House, photographed by The Canovas Photography with floral by Lee James Floral DesignsBlush by Brandee Gaar did a fabulous job bringing together all the details that made Mackenzie and Beau’s wedding personal, sophisticated, and an incredibly memorable good time.

The colors of the day included navy blue and red, creams and champagnes, powder blues, earthy greens, and wood-tone browns.  Taking the whiskey barrel inspiration to heart, we set the tone with printed wood save-the-dates.  Designed to mimic a whiskey label, we printed in blue, red, and gold on Cherry wood and accented the save-the-date with a thin navy satin ribbon. Their wedding invitations followed next with a slightly more refined look.  These arrived in a bronzed wood-embossed folder accented with a navy blue satin ribbon and scarlet red wax seal impressed with their custom monogram.  Inside the folder, we printed navy-on-navy to achieve a subtle but dramatic look.  This tone-on-tone look was mimicked on their envelope liners as well.

Mackenzie and Beau wanted to include personal touches in their wedding, and had many sentimental ideas. Instead of table numbers, the couple’s favorite travel destinations, such as Ireland, Alaska, and tropical hot spots, were used for the table assignments.  We created a unique motif for each table depicting the locale and also adding in memorable elements – iguanas on rocks or waterfalls loaded with frogs – and printed a conversation-starting story at the bottom of each.  To direct guests to their tables, we created a slatted wooden board and affixed lists of tables, each list adorned with leftover wax seals from the invitations.

Their custom monogram was used throughout the wedding; Blush by Brandee Gaar even arranged to have their custom monogram painted on the wooden corn hole boards that guests played for a little outdoor fun.

Even though the wedding had a sophisticated outdoor feel, the reception turned out to be quite the party! Thanks to Messina Productions, the night was punctuated by fantastic choreographed dancing, streamer cannons, and a grand finale of fireworks over the lake.

Congratulations, Mackenzie and Beau! We are so happy that we could be part of your day!

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The wedding professionals that created this wedding are:

Photography: The Canovas Photography
Event Coordination: Blush by Brandee Gaar
Venue: Cypress Grove Estate House
Catering: Big City Catering
Music/DJ/Fireworks Production: Messina Productions
Videography: Paul Duhon Videography
Florist: Lee James Floral Designs
Transportation: Southern Elegance Limousine
Chairs: Kirby Rental
Hair/Makeup: Kristy’s Artistry Design Team
Photo booth: Photomingle
Cupcakes: Sweet! by Good Golly Miss Molly
Desserts: Two Sweets Bake Shop
Custom Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery
Wedding Dress: Galia LahavBoca Raton Bridal

{Inspiration} Modern Southern Wedding Photo Shoot in Gold and Peach

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We were so pleased to be a part of this gorgeous photo shoot that was featured on Munaluchi Bride!  Captured by ArtPhotoSoul, the golden affair added a shimmering glow to the landscape of the beautiful Grove House at Cypress Grove. RW Events coordinated all of the details that created this modern Southern look, from the dazzling cakes by Wendy Woo Cakes to the lush floral work by Windermere Flowers and Gifts.

Gold and white were the main colors of the day, with accents of peach. The tablescape featured traditional elements, such as the white-washed wooden table, mixed with modern pieces, like the acrylic ghost chairs and white leather lounge furniture. This combination of modern and classic Southern looks continued throughout the decor and paper goods.

The invitations and paper goods bore classic typography to match the elegance of the event. We used metallic golden peach ink printed on white paper to coordinate with the color scheme. The envelopes and menu backings were a warm, weathered metallic gold. We kept all of the paper goods clean-looking with few embellishments to create a modern feel.

We were honored to be a part of this gorgeous shoot! Thank you to the following fabulous wedding professionals for all of their contributions:

Photography: ArtPhotoSoul

Planning and Coordination: RW Events

Venue: Grove House at Cypress Grove

Invitations and paper goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio

Floral: Windermere Flowers and Gifts

Rentals: Hitched Event Rentals

Cake: Wendy Woo Cakes

Video: Imprint Cinema

Bride’s gown and accessories: The Collection

Make Up Artist: Absolutely Gorgeous Brides

Tux: Absolutely Fitting

{Event} Industry Networker at Cypress Grove Estate House

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 We couldn’t help but reminisce when we stumbled upon some photographs from the Cypress Grove Networker event in August of 2013, and we’re so excited to share them with you! The event was designed and produced by Tamuel Cowart and her hardworking team of planners at RW Events. The networking event was styled with southern hospitality in mind; Big City Catering incorporated delicious comfort food that helped every guest get in the mood to mingle! Cypress Grove, Dogwood Blossom Stationery, Brandy & Baeu Photography, Inviation Design

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We had the pleasure of designing invitations, escort cards, table menus, and sponsor signs with southern comfort in mind. We used burlap, plum jewel tones, light yellow chevron, and floral illustrations in our stationery for this event. The menus looked superb in this dining area, which was overflowing with sunflowers and greenery. Florists for this event included Windermere Flowers, Greenery Production, and Raining Roses. Brandy & Beau Photography captured beautiful images.

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Kirby Rentals provided wonderful linens, and other rental items were provided by Weddings by 2+Hue, Swag Decor, and Chic Event Rentals. Guests had plenty of delectable dessert options thanks to The Sugar Suite, Sweet Maralyn’s Chocolates, Orlando Bakery ‘n Cakes, and Cut the CakeBeautiful Music & Paint it Black Quartet played wonderful music for guests to enjoy throughout the event.

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Don’t forget to check out this awesome video by Imprint Cinema!

Cypress Grove Networker! from Imprint Cinema on Vimeo.

A special thanks goes to these talented vendors:

Venue: Cypress Grove Estate House

Photography: Brandy & Beau

Videographer: Imprint Cinema

Planner: RW Events

Floral: Windermere Flowers/Greenery Productions/Raining Roses

Catering: Big City Catering

Rentals: Weddings by 2+Hue/Swag Decor/Chic Event Rentals

Linens: Kirby Rentals

Cake & Desserts: The Sugar Suite/Sweet Maralyn’s Chocolates/Orlando Bakery ‘n Cakes/ Cut the Cake

Musicians: Beautiful Music & Paint it Black Quartet

Invitations and Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery