Thursday, October 15, 2015

Julia and Jason - Creativity at William Penn Inn

I was fortunate to get to work with one of my favorite families once again-  this time with daughter #2 - Julia and her fiance Jason.

Julia added many of her own very creative touches to her wedding.  Actually the whole family is creative and a joy to work with.  I hope I do them justice in my description.  With a color palette of white, yellow, and blue, I created Julia's bouquet with white roses and mini calla lilies.  A few of the roses had gold pins in them.  Mom Debbie sewed a pleated navy ribbon collar for the bouquet.  Jason wore a matching calla lily boutonniere.

The bridal party wore blue gowns, so we made their bouquets up of white football mums, yellow flowers, and baby's breath collars.  Julia's sister Christin posed for this photo. Since she was the MoH, I used yellow spray roses for her bouquet and yellow button mums with the same white football mums for the bridesmaids.  Groomsmen wore rose boutonnieres.  Why don't I have a photo of Bradley all dressed up?  He's Christin's adorable little boy!

Julia and her Mom decorated the arch themselves.  To carry on the golden lighting effect, I created two tall arrangements each at the entrance of the aisle where the bridal party would walk.  I filled the container with gold mesh and lights and placed a large flower arrangement on the top.

Julia created her own clever cocktail table decor.  Squares were filled with bottle caps I believe from their favorite craft beers.  Signs on top were "Did you know?" facts about the couple, and mats of photographs were included on the tables as well.

Julia also used a fun sign-in idea for her guests.  Each one signed a puzzle piece with words of advice.  When they were put together the finished product would be framed.

I made two different types of centerpieces for Julia. First she created beautiful gold glittery square vases for the first type of flower arrangement of hydrangea and spray roses. They looked wonderful and Julia said they weren't hard to do.  I will probably be stealing this DIY idea in the future.  I'm giving you credit now Julia!

The second half of the centerpieces were simple, but I thought, very pretty.   In the center were rectangular vases of white football mums.  Two containers of crushed gold glass and votive candles were placed to either side. I loved the presentation of candlelight for these tables.

Again, Julia did a great job decorating her sweetheart table.   She glittered the glass candlesticks and added a sweet sign to the front of her table. Good job Julia!

And of course, a creative way to decorate the wedding cake was the "icing on the cake!"

Thank you to Julia and Jason for having me help them with their wedding flowers.  Julia did an amazing job with her details and made my flowers look really good.  I wish you two the very best!  And if I'm still around when Bradley gets married I hope to help him with his flowers too.  lol

1 comment:

Drew Watts said...

Glorious wedding at a stunning location! Everything seemed great and was truly fabulous. I wonder if there are such interesting wedding venues NYC as we are tying the knot soon and would love to exchange vows in such a beautiful venue.