{Real Wedding} Mackenzie and Billy's Shabby Chic Wedding at Bella Collina


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When we first met with Mackenzie, Billy, their adorable brand-new puppy Buddy (who is now probably bigger than me!), and Mackenzie’s mom, we knew this was going to be a super fun wedding!  Mackenzie loved whimsical scripts and chalkboard-style layouts, with shabby chic florals, heart-and-arrow motifs, and soft mint, peach, blush, and coral.  We started by creating and mailing their photo save-the-date, using their gorgeous engagement photo by super-talented Best Photography, and then followed several months later with their wedding invitations.

Their wedding invitation used a custom presentation of a landscape-orientation folder in slate gray, with the invitation mounted on the front.  We used layers of mint and custom pinstripes to add whimsy and depth, and created a custom heart-and-arrow monogram as part of their wedding branding that we used across their day-of papers, signage and even on the dessert buffet tags.  Once the invitation folder was opened, a wide lace enclosure band affixed with a custom monogram plate contained their response enclosure, and an information panel was permanently attached to the inside of the folder.  Since Mackenzie and Billy had two wedding ceremonies in which different guests were invited to each, we actually created and mailed two versions of the invitation – each containing unique wording for the ceremony, reception, and travel information.

The place-setting menus and other day-of papers were designed to reflect the style and motifs we used on Mackenzie and Billy’s wedding invitations.  We enjoyed working with the RW Events styling team to create escort cards that could be strung along their vintage painted shutters.  We love collaborating with amazing other wedding pros to achieve results as stunning as this escort card display!

Mackenzie and Billy’s Bella Collina wedding was super adorable and executed flawlessly by Blush by Brandee GaarRW Events incorporated some amazing vintage vignettes – one of our favorites being the lemonade stand.  Lee James Floral Designs did a stunning job with the ceremony and reception florals – we especially love Mackenzie’s beautiful bouquet!  Two Sweets Bake Shop created an incredible and extensive dessert buffet (including amazing and unparalled Krispy Kreme Bread Puddings).

Make sure to watch the highlights on this amazing same-day edit by White in Reveryhttp://vimeo.com/98996341

We really enjoyed working with Mackenzie, Billy, and their families, and are so happy to have been part of their beautiful day.  Thank you Mackenzie and Billy, and best wishes for an incredible life together!

Mackenzie and Billy’s wedding fairytale was brought to life thanks to these talented professionals:

Photography: Best Photography

Videography: White in Revery

Coordination: Blush by Brandee Gaar

Venue: Bella Collina

Florist: Lee James Floral Designs

DJ: Soundwave Entertainment

Cake: Party Flavors

Styling and Vintage Rentals: RW Events

Photo Booth: Party Booths

Dance Floor: Letz Dance on it

Market Lights: Get Lit Orlando

Ceremony Music: Beautiful Music

Dessert Table: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Patio Furniture: Chic Event Furniture

Paper Goods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery

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{Inspiration} Ocoee Lakeshore Center: Sweet 16 Pop Art Photo Shoot

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We recently had the opportunity to take part in a fun Sweet 16 photo shoot and open house at the new Ocoee Lakeshore Center. The colorful pop art theme made you feel as if you stepped right into a comic book. In Style Imagery captured every detail from this “pop-tastic” shoot!

Living sculptures were among the entertainment for the evening. The models’ makeup, by Live Art by Julie, was true to the Pop Art theme. The dot pattern, dramatic lines and bold lips were inspired by the work of the Pop Art Movement leader, Roy Lichtenstein. Two Sweets Bake Shop provided delicious treats from cupcakes to popcorn, and on the menu from Puff ‘N Stuff were mini donuts and milk and gourmet meatballs.

We had fun channeling our inner comic book artist when designing the invitations and paper goods for this shoot. Big bright letters inside of dramatic speech balloons, captions, and the ever popular sound effects (POP!) were all details included in the design of the paper goods. Our work was seen all over the event, from the birthday girl’s chair sign, to the signage for the dessert buffet, to custom round menus. We even designed the artwork for the custom vinyl cling on the DJ booth!

Big thanks to these talented vendors for all their hard work:

Venue: Ocoee Lakeshore Center

Event Designer: The Soiree Co.

Photographer: In Style Imagery

Videography: Brandon Kari Films

Catering: Puff ‘n Stuff

Cake: Party Flavors Custom Cakes

Makeup: Live Art by Julie

Flowers: Windermere Flowers and Gifts 

Dessert: Two Sweets Bake Shop

Ice cream bar: Three2Oh

Dance floor: Letz Dance on it

DJ/Lighting: Top Djs Entertainment

Linens: Kirby Rentals

Chiavari Chairs and Chargers: A Chair Affair

Lighted Decor and furniture: So Cool Events

Balloon decor: Twisted Artz

Invitations, paper goods, and vinyl decal design: Dogwood Blossom Stationery