I have been meaning to write about Jamie and Shaun's classic and elegant wedding held at The Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia New York for some time now! They are a beautiful couple who traveled up here from NYC to celebrate with their friends and family (most of which flew in from California!).
Jamie wanted her flowers to be soft and romantic. Her bouquet was filled with fluffy white peonies, hydrangea, Juliet roses, Sahara roses, hypericum berry and dusty miller. I am in love with this popular and timeless color pallette!
The mothers chose to carry delicate hand held posies. I can not stress enough how much I love this option over corsages - pin on or wrist. My own mother chose this style for all three of her children's wedding - I think because it gave her something to do with her oher arm as she was escorted down the aisle : ) .
The bridesmaids carried simple and pretty hand tied boquets of white hydrangea, porcelina spray roses, and dusty miller. The pewter ribbon looked lovely next to their blush gowns.
Boutonnières for the guys! I hardly ever do large roses (1992 prom flasback), but spray or sweet heart roses with textural accents look great! I always make sure to wrap the stems, it is an imporatant accessory and exposed floral wire just doesn't cut it for me.
The ceremony took place in the garden. Often I see ceremonies facing the Mohawk River, but the low
water levels made the view unappealing. The fountains, stonework, and the exterior of the Glen Sanders made you feel as though you were transported to a villa in Europe. They had the string quartet set up in the iron gazebo, I highly suggest this set up!
Large urns on pedastals were filled with hydrangea, peonies, and roses. These were later repurposed in the ballroom.
The reception tables were graced with two different styles of centerpieces .
The wedding cake was adorned with a variety of beautiful flowers, wowza!
Looking forward to obtaining some fabulous floral and happy couple photos from CWR Photography. Carolina Wahnish Rivera posted stunning photos on her site.
Jamie and Shaun, it was wonderful to work with you! You two are such a lovely and sweet couple, and I wish nothing but the very best for you!!! Jamie, I miss receiving your texts ; )