Aug
31

Real Wedding: Anna & Carly

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An Alchemy Exclusive!  Anna and Carly tied the knot at the beautiful Citizen’s Hotel! It was only a matter of time before this couple met – they both taught and coached at the same school! Their love story came into the next chapter when Carly proposed 3 years later, on Christmas! After the distracting gifts came, the ring was enclosed in a fuji film box with a big red bow! What a spectacular Christmas!

In three words, this wedding was elegant, classic, and beautiful. The couple decided to make it a black tie affair, and their color palette of black, white, and gold accented their theme perfectly. Anna shared her special moment of walking down the aisle with both her father and stepfather, and she looked absolutely gorgeous doing it! Floral arrangements stood tall on crystal candelabras, giving the room an extra touch of elegance – definitely one of our favorite touches.

For this wedding, our team performed a “flip” of the room, meaning we transformed the ceremony site into the reception site. In a little under an hour and with an amazing team, the reception was geared up and ready to go! Also, so many little, special touches were added to this wedding. SweetCakes by Rebecca provided gold glitter cake pops, complete with escort cards, which tasted just as fabulous as they looked! When it came time for toasts, the groom had his own special message up his sleeve. He decided to read a letter he had written after the first night he met Anna. The Cliff Notes version includes a message of Carly being so excited to have met such a beautiful girl and how he knew he would marry her one day. It was so romantic and many people were in tears! This wedding was so much fun to be apart of and we were so thankful to have been included! Anna and Carly, we wish you many years of love and happiness in your marriage! Congratulations!

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Special Thanks to Our Vendor Team!

Event Planning, Coordination & Design by Kate Whelan Events

Photography by Sarah Maren Photographers

Florals by Flourish

Cake & Cake Pops by SweetCakes by Rebecca

DJ by Extreme Production Entertainment, LLC

Hair & Makeup by Hello Glam

Rentals by Classic Party Rentals

Linens by La Tavola Linens

Venue & Catering by The Citizen Hotel

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