On July 9th, 2016, we had the pleasure of hosting the wedding of Rick and Jan Lehman. This was a very special occasion, as this was the first wedding we have planned for family members. Rick and Jan wanted casual and fun, with the feel of a family picnic. We had great music, delicious food, cornhole games, and karaoke in the evening. All in all, a great day!
We provided planning and coordination, stationery, decorations and florals.
Videography: Joseph Testa Films
Photography: Shannon Stambaugh
Officiant: Rev. Jeffery Witherspoon, A New Way of Hope Weddings
Bartending: Kerri Everly
Bakery: Fishers Foods – Bakery
Rick and Jan’s Wedding – Click here to watch the highlight film! Enjoy!
Photos by Shannon Stambaugh
Plum and Persimmon Inspiration Board
Purple and Orange are colors typically associated with fall, or Halloween. However, I think they make a very striking and stylish color palatte for a wedding. You can use this for most any season, and you can change the shades of the colors to suit your needs. For spring, you can use peach and lavender, for summer, a royal purple and coral, for the autumn and winter, shades of plum, eggplant, aubergine, rust, pumpkin and persimmon. Your colors can be played up in your table linens, flowers, uplighting, even wedding party fashions. The options are endless. And of course, don’t forget the one food item that always goes well with these colors: chocolate!! Enjoy!!
Autumn is right around the corner! I know what you are thinking, it’s just the middle of the summer, but soon enough, the kids will be trading shorts and t-shirts for school uniforms and sidewalk chalk for pencils and notebook paper. But I love autumn, it’s my favorite time of year. I love crisp days, with all the different colored leaves on the trees, and potted mums everywhere. I enjoy high school football games, apple and pumpkin picking, and other events of the season.
Autumn is when I think Mother Nature does her best work, with such a rich pallet of colors to choose from: red, burgundy, gold, apricot, orange, hunter green, and chocolate brown. Some of the most visually striking events can also be created with these colors. Weddings, rehearsal dinners, harvest celebrations, and of course, bridal and baby showers. A good friend of mine is expecting later this year, so we are planning her shower for the middle of the fall, using a theme of Rustic Elegance. We ideally want to hold the shower in an old barn, with lots of textural details: pumpkins, apples, candles, cozy fabrics, rich foods, and lots of fragrant flowers and leaves. I hope this serves as inspiration for your own celebration. Enjoy!!
Orange and Blue – opposites on the color wheel, but put them together, and you have a gorgeous palette for a wedding or any other celebration! This inspiration board has many influences: tropical, caribbean, Asian, touches of sweet whimsy, and sheer sophistication. Enjoy!