The team from Fresh Affairs had erected this amazing chuppah and were arranging the flower petals in the aisle.
They were actually using brooms to sweep the petals into the pretty swirls.
I loved standing in the chuppah surrounded by thousands of flowers!
Our musicians from Save The Date Music are getting set up.
Dennis Huffstutler from Cinema One Studio was ready to video the wedding.
His brother Brian, our best man, was hanging out too.
The groom and best man showing off their loud socks!
Debbie, Angie's assistant with Chic Details, is keeping an eye on the reception area.Fresh Affairs and the brilliant visionary behind the fantastic florals for this wedding and for Celia's wedding too.
The place settings are done.
To honor David's Italian heritage, the favors are Italian cookies.
The cake by Sweet Memories before the floral embellishment to come.
And they are still working on it!
The Bride and Groom table. (Someone needs to remove that paper towel!)
A wider view of the John Hill Ballroom as it is being transformed.
Relaxing before the wedding with the mother of the groom, Linda-Jean!
Dara Blakely is our photographer and above is Kathy, her second shooter.
The guests are ready!
So, Angie, the owner of Chic Details, begins cuing in the grandparents. Is that not the sassiest little dress Sarah's grandmother is wearing?
Father and stepmother of the bride.....
Mother of the Bride, Sharon......
The guys and I......
Waiting for the bridesmaids......
Here they come!
Waiting for the bride now......
Dara makes her way to the aisle to get our beautiful bride's entrance.
Angie fluffs the train....
And here they come!!
Bill presents Sarah to be married to David....
And so the couple and I stepped inside the chuppah and we began the ceremony with a warm welcome and explanation of the chuppah, a prayer and in memoriam.
Saying their vows to each other...
Brian, may I have the rings please?
The symbolism of the rings.
The rings are placed..
A closing blessing for the couple's future....
And now I pronounce you......
A sweet kiss....
The "after the kiss" moment as it all sinks in!
Yay, we're married!
their wedding more than 3 years ago. Congratulations on your new baby, Celia and Scott! It was wonderful to see you again!
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