Westin Lake Mary Wedding
Back in 2012, I met a lovely young lady named Niran who was engaged and getting married. I had the opportunity to work with her and her fiance Jared for almost a year to plan their dream day in July of 2013. I had so much fun with this special couple and truly missed them when their planning was over. However, a little over a year later I received an email from Niran introducing me to her sweet friend Melanie who had been engaged for get this… less than 24 hours!! We met Melanie that same week, fell in love and booked her fiance Pedro and herself for Complete Planning before they had even been engaged 1 full week! Their wedding took place in November 2015 and in April 2016, Melanie sent her co-worker Elaine to a bridal show to find us.
One of my favorite things, is meeting a Bride who I have shared interests with. Enter Elaine! From the very first moment we chatted I knew that we were going to have a lot of fun together planning her wedding. John and Elaine had a gorgeous vision for their wedding day… Elaine loved all things pink and floral and Kate Spade. This was my kind of girl! As we began to plan and design their stunning Westin Lake Mary Wedding, all their hot pink and charcoal grey details came to life. This gorgeous couple wanted their wedding to have a modern feel to it but still hold some of those classic wedding elements. They knew they wanted clean lines and lots of bold color!
Wedding Gown: Alfred Angelo Bridal
A sweet gift we shared with Elaine in her welcome box!
Bella con Stile’ beauty makeup and hair artistry had Elaine and her Bridesmaids looking gorgeous!
Incredible Floral from Flower Girl Designs
The Sweetest First Look we have ever seen!
When it came to designing and planning the big day, Elaine and John knew a few things. First, that there had to be a big focus on food and photography. And Second, that there had to be tulips… no matter what! Being the foodie paparazzi that they are, John and Elaine knew that there had to be plenty of photography coverage (to get every last detail) and lots of good food. Enter their venue, The Westin Lake Mary and their photographer, Jessica Connery Photography! We knew from the very first moment that both of these vendors were the perfect fit for this fun loving couple.
After a beautiful ceremony and lots of romantic pictures at this Westin Lake Mary Wedding, John and Elaine’s guests enjoyed a real treat as they got to experience the amazing reception that had been planned! This gorgeous reception space drew inspiration from Elaine’s love of Kate Spade and paired it with design aspects of some of Colin Cowie’s most well know affairs. Keeping with the color scheme of hot pink and charcoal gray, the clean lines and bold look of their reception left everyone speechless as the celebration began!
One of our favorite welcome pieces we have ever created!
This stunning look was everything!
Florida Sweets & Co. created this Fairytale themed cake complete with crystals and peonies!
And this amazing surprise Groom’s cake for John!
Le Macaron in Winter Park crafted the perfect wedding favors for this foodie wedding!
DJ Live Productions lit up this amazing space with Hot Pink uplights that created the perfect ambiance for this all night Westin Lake Mary Wedding! Congratulations to Mr. & Mrs. Pe on their special day!
Elaine shared such sweet words with us after her big day…
I don’t know what I could’ve done without Carly. She was referred to me by a coworker & hiring her was the best decision we made for our wedding. Carly is excellent at her job & it is very evident that she enjoys it. She is super organized & detail-oriented, so my OCD needs were met. She is very creative & it helped that we both like the same things (polka dots, pink, Kate Spade). She had this incredible ability to calm me down when I was freaking out. She took care of all the vendors and whatever issues came up, she took care of them before we even knew about it. She is very knowledgeable & knows all the right people in her industry. Everyone she referred to us was equally as amazing as her. Whenever we needed her, she was just a phone call or email away. She did everything from the biggest tasks (orchestrating the big day) to the smallest (helping me buckle my shoes). She even had this timeline for the wedding that was by the minute! I don’t know how brides can do this by themselves. She was very patient with us throughout this whole process & she guided us every step of the way. With the help of our awesome vendor team, she made our wedding dreams come to life…it looked exactly like my Pinterest board!!! Our wedding was more that we could have ever imagined & we will be eternally grateful to Carly for that. Not only was she an amazing wedding planner, but we gained a friend for life. We will continue to tell everyone how amazing she is & hopefully she will get a lot of clients from us.
Clarke Videography captured these amazing moments of this Westin Lake Mary Wedding! We hope you enjoy this look back as much as we do!