{Real Wedding} Jessica & Adam's wedding featured in Space Coast Bride & Groom mag!

So excited to share with you the big news of one of our newlywed couples, Jessica & Adam, having their wedding featured in Space Coast Bride & Groom magazine!  As you can see below, their October 22nd wedding was gorgeous!

Space Coast Bride & Groom MagazineSpace Coast Bride & Groom Magazine

Jessica and Adam chose a palette of pale gold, caramel, and ivory for their wedding invitation and paper goods.  Delicate lace and classic timelessness were major pieces of their vision, so we created a folding invitation (below) with an ivory lace overlay and satin ribbon.  We added a letterpress monogram to the front and a topaz crystal.  Inside, their invitation is letterpressed in caramel and enclosures are contained within a band.  A custom-designed scroll-and-flourish motif adorned all pieces of the invitation ensemble.  Breathtaking calligraphy by Grace Edmands Calligraphy put the final touches on this truly luxurious invitation.

Lace letterpress wedding invitation in ivory, gold, and caramel

We then carried the color scheme, design, and style from the invitation into their ceremony and reception papers.  Their wedding programs contained the same satin ribbon as was used on the invitation, and the menus, escort cards, and table cards contained coordinating motifs and scrollwork.

Thanks Jessica & Adam for letting Dogwood Blossom Stationery be a small part of your big day!  And congrats on having your wedding featured in Space Coast Bride & Groom!

Jessica & Adam’s vendors include:

Reception:  Suntree Country Club

Planner:  Wedding Belles

Photography:  Richard O’Connor Photography

Florist:  Thallo Floral Design

Cake:  Oleander Bakery

Decor:  BB&J Linens and A Chair Affair

Calligraphy:  Grace Edmands Calligraphy

Invitations & Paper Goods:  Dogwood Blossom Stationery

And a major special thanks to Jessica & Adam’s rehearsal dinner caterer, A Chef’s Touch Catering, for helping me obtain a copy of this issue of Space Coast Bride & Groom so I could share this wedding with all of you!



Real Wedding: Amy & Ed’s Beach Wedding

With their families and friends spread out across the US, Amy and Ed put some thought into where they might have their wedding.  Finally it hit them: why not get married in their own backyard?  Amy and Ed live within walking distance of the beach where they were married in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

When I first met with Amy and Ed to discuss their wedding invitations, they hadn’t yet decided on a color scheme.  After browsing through paper swatches and considering the possibilities, they decided on a steel-and-champagne color palette for their invitation and paper goods.  These colors worked well with Amy’s creamy white layered wedding dress and Ed’s sandy linen suit.  Their final invitation combined perfectly smooth pearlized steel cardstock with the natural textures of Japanese lace paper and eco-friendly twisted-paper ribbon in shades of creamy ivory.  Inside, a light champagne liner displayed a custom map to the beach and shuttle information for guests to travel between the beach and reception.  Considering their setting on a Florida beach in July, we also created wedding programs that doubled as fans.

Their marriage took place on the beach near the dunes, under an arch adorned with white lilies and starfish and surrounded by mini palms.  Seashells with the couple’s name and wedding date were passed to guests after vows were made, and the entire party walked to the water’s edge, wished Amy and Ed well, and tossed their shells into the sea.

For the reception, Amy and Ed chose a second palette of bright oranges, yellows, and greens – perfect to gear up guests for the big bash that followed.  Centerpieces and table settings reflected this bright color scheme.  Favors consisted of margarita glasses (for use at the margarita bar) and cello bags of candy tied with favor tags that doubled as seating cards.  Amy and Ed opted for an extensive surf-and-turf buffet and a large selection of gourmet cakes in lieu of one single wedding cake, so we also created coordinating buffet cards with descriptions of each menu item.

Amy and Ed’s wedding incorporated things that are important to them: a setting that reflected the home they share, supportive and loving family and friends, an intertwining of comfort and elegance, and a love that will last a lifetime!  Thanks Amy and Ed, for letting me be a part of your day!

Wedding Date Seashell on the BeachSteel Gray & Ivory Wedding Invitation

Ed & Amy's Cape Canaveral Beach Wedding

Beach Wedding Good Luck Shell Toss

Steel gray & ivory wedding program fan, thank you, and buffet card

Photography:  Michael Howard of Cocoa Beach Photography (All photos except of invitation, thank you card, and buffet card.)

Planner/Officiant:  Beach Weddings by Joanie

Invitation, Buffet Cards, Thank Yous, and Wedding Programs:  Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio, LLC

Venue:  Cherie Down Beach, Cape Canaveral, Florida

Are you planning a highly personalized wedding like Amy & Ed?  Still looking for those perfect invitations?  Contact me here.

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