Purples/Sea Foam Green/Black
Trees with Spanish Moss/Coastal Marsh
All bouquets and flower arrangements were handmade by the bride. Bridesmaid's bouquets were silk hydrangeas, roses, wrapped in burlap ribbon and embellished with pearls. The toss bouquet was made of palmetto roses, Spanish moss, wrapped in burlap ribbon and embellished with pearls. Table arrangements were silk flowers arranged in handmade wooden boxes made by the bride.
12 Tables were made using old wooden doors from family and friend's homes. Each was unique and reminded us of loved ones.
Christina Perri-A Thousand Years
Pork loin & Beef tenderloin served on yeast rolls made by a Mennonite bakery in Abbeville, SC served with sauces (Sauces: red pepper jelly, BBQ sauce, or pomegranate chipotle sauce)
German Meatballs, Rouladen (beef tenderloin wrapped around a pickle) served with gravy, German Potato Salad, Steamed Broccoli, Mashed Potato Bar
The bride's mother made a 4 layer cake of vanilla, chocolate, and almond pound cake iced with amaretto butter cream icing wrapped in burlap ribbon, embellished with pearls, and topped with a floral design by the bride of magnolia blossoms and a pair of ceramic birds.
Tissues-"Tears of Joy"
Koozies-"To have and to hold and to keep your drink cold."
Palmetto Roses-"Our love is everlasting as is the palmetto rose."
Benne Wafers-"Representing the fine taste and heritage of the Coastal, South Carolina area-The Bantu believe eating these cookies bring good luck, and so do we!"
Our family and friends volunteered to do everything. They made this day possible and we are forever grateful to them.
If You Knew Then What You Know Now...
Be organized, plan ahead, make it yours, communicate effectively, and if at the end of the day you are married...that is all that matters.
The Day in Three Words
to be determined--will be in April so that the bride and groom can spend time with traveling family and friends at Edisto Island, SC