Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Who doesn’t love a fun, out-going and laid-back couple?! This definitely describes Angie and Tim.  They were so wonderful throughout their entire year of wedding planning with us.  I remember talking with Angie and her mother about their fabulous family vacations to Tuscany, so it was was important to them to create the same look and feel of a Tuscan evening.  The details were perfect and the night was beautiful!  One of our favorite parts of the night was when Rae Leytham Photography announced the option of the ShootShed, and the guests started RUNNING towards the photo booth to get their hilarious pictures!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

The beautiful bride rented the home, “Do Da Days”, and just loved every minute of it! The house was close to the beach so Angie was able to sneak away and read a book with her big sun hat on!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Angie’s dress was just perfect on her!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Angie and Tim chose not to have any bridal party to stand with them, instead they had their siblings seated to special music to signify their importance. They chose to have a gorgeous arrangement of olive leaves/branches that were later transferred, in their urns, to the reception.

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

After their ceremony, Angie & Tim were able to escape together for some alone time and these gorgeous beach pictures!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

One of the best parts of getting away for sunset pictures, is being able to see their Village Green reception across the Lake Carillon! The lights around the perimeter are just magical at night!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

For escort cards, Angie & Tim had old pictures of themselves printed in sepia color-tone, and strung for everyone to see! It was such a sweet idea and surely a conversation-starter! Something fun they also incorporated were a double-magnum and magnum-sized wine bottle that they had guests signed. Someone special to the couple had given these to them before he passed. The silver Sharpie maker worked perfectly!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

The conversation pieces! 🙂

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

In the reception, the guests walked into Angie’s “Tuscan Wedding.” After meeting with the florist, we knew the best touches to make this a complete look. From beautifully weathered vases, to apothecary jars and urns, the simple greenery and flowers were exactly what Angie dreamed of! There were even stationary fans that lightly rotated over the head table. We had the tables numbered with little tags that hung around the neck of wine bottles.  One of my favorite details was that her sweet, grandmother embroidered all of the “B’s” for the napkins at the head table.  This just added such a personal touch… I loved it!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

The gorgeous, cream-colored “bark” linens and the beautiful mahogany chairs looked fabulous with the wicker chargers!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

The Brack’s first dance was to “The Sun is Shining Down” and their guests just loved watching them twirl around the dance floor! Here’s another great shot of the head table and the fans!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

You could just feel the laughter in the tent as Tim, Angie’s father, gave them a welcome toast/speech! Champagne was passed around for everyone to enjoy!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Although they had a fabulous cake for dessert, the surprise came out later in the evening, when freshly-baked cookies and milkshakes were introduced! It was a delicious treat for their guests, plus who could pass up that perfect lounge area by the lake?!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

This was definitely a dancing crowd! There was certainly never a dull moment! From the looks of it, some of the hilarious props from the ShootShed made their way to the dancefloor!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Here’s a taste of just how fun photo booths can be! I know that Angie & Tim’s guests really enjoyed being able to sneak in and take some silly pictures in between dances!

Angie & Tim {June Wedding at Carillon Beach}

A breath-taking ending to a wonderful evening. Congratulations, Mr. & Mrs. Brack! We’re so happy for you!

{CREDITS}

Venues & Coordination:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green (exclusive to Carillon Weddings)

Photography: Wesley & Rae Leytham of Rae Leytham Photography

Floral/Event Design:  Events by Nouveau Flowers

Officiant: Rev. Harry Houseman

Catering:  Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony Music: Solo Violinist (Wedding Music Plus)

Reception Music: DJ Paul (Gulf Talent Services)

Makeup: Renee Armour of Two Fishes Artistry

Lori & Justin {May Wedding at Carillon Beach}

“Pretty in Pink” hardly describes Lori’s dream wedding.  In the pre-planning, I definitely heard her quote Steel Magnolias when Lori said, “My colors are blush and bashful…”  She is the bride who has always had a specific dream of what her wedding was going to look like.  Now that she had found her Prince Charming, we worked at making her dreams come true…

lori and justin at carillon beach

Perfectly pink details everywhere! We just loved that Justin looked amazing in his pink tie! Lori’s dress could not have been more perfect! It was romantic and lacy, without being overbearingly PINK!

lori and justin at carillon beach

Lori’s expression is priceless. We were all glad that her emotions got the best of her at the rehearsal and not the wedding day. She was just so excited to marry the man of her dreams!

lori and justin at carillon beach

After a really sweet ceremony performed by Reverend Harry Houseman, Justin’s best man “accidentally” announced the couple as “Mr. & Mrs. Lori Traywick!” He quickly “corrected” himself in announcing “Mr. & Mrs. Justin Currie!”  It was definitely good for a room full of laughs!

lori and justin at carillon beach

Flawless sunset pictures with Paul & Mecheal Johnson!

lori and justin at carillon beach

We just loved watching this sweet couple interact with one another.

lori and justin at carillon beach

A perfect evening from cake-cutting to all-night dancing!

lori and justin at carillon beach

Congrats to Lori and her Prince! We couldn’t have been any more honored to be apart of your dream!

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Photography: Paul & Mecheal Johnson of Paul Johnson Photography; Lori’s wedding blog

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  Rev. Harry Houseman

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony Music: Fran Bullock of Wedding Music Plus

Reception DJ: Paul Kirker from GTS

Angela & Brian {March Wedding at Carillon Beach}

When we met Angela & Brian back in August of 2009, they planned to have a beautiful beach wedding, bringing family to Florida from Texas.  This couple fell in love with our weddings here in Carillon Beach and booked their trip to meet us as well as our vendors right away!  We sat down and planned their beautiful blue & yellow wedding right away.  You could just tell Angela’s excitement as soon as she came and did her wrap-up meeting with us in the office.  When she brought in her buckets of wedding “goodies”, she had inventory lists, numbers, descriptions, you name it!  An organized bride always makes our job easier!… LOVED it!  On the wedding day, the wind just wouldn’t allow for a beach side wedding, but the beautiful & worry-free bride was happy to make the move to the Meeting House.  It ended up being a perfect, winter evening!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

Our wonderful vendor, Renee Armour {Two Fishes Artistry}, did such a wonderful job on our blushing bride!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

Pretty blue details were perfectly planned throughout Angela’s wedding – right down to her shoes!  All of Angela’s bridesmaids wrote sweet notes on the bottom of her shoes so she could take the warm thoughts with her the entire night!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

As Angela got ready to walk down the Promenade, into the Meeting House, Genya captured a breath-taking view in Carillon!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

It was ceremony time and after informing all of the guests of the venue-change, we were ready to roll! Blue & yellow details made the Meeting House just as playful and laid back as the beach!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

Everyone went ga-ga for this cake!! The sugar-ranunculus flowers were perfect!! The varying height differences in the cake added some extra eye-catching interest to her wedding confection!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

After the cake was cut, there was such a wonderful time for toasting the bride & groom. A teary-eyed group listened as Angela’s step-sister reaffirmed her love and adoration for her.

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

My personal favorite!! I’m a feel a little guilty when I get excited and suggest s’mores over a bonfire… I mean, who doesn’t love s’mores?! There were even some ‘supplies’ that were boxed up as favors for her guests to take home!

Angela and Brian at Carillon Beach

What a perfect evening! Congrats, Mr. & Mrs. Sattler!

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Photography: Genya & Wesleyann of VUE Photography; Angela’s wedding blog

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony/Reception DJ: Paul Kirker from GTS

Aimee & Brad {February Wedding at Carillon Beach}

When coordinators talk about a memorable bride & memorable wedding, this wedding is definitely up on the top of the list!  Aimee was such a sweet, Southern bride who couldn’t wait to plan out her dream wedding with us.  I am confident to say that she has kept ties with all of us vendors beyond her wedding day, especially now that they’re expecting baby McBrier!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Not much before the wedding, Aimee called the shop to tell me that she found her dream dress that would be a “knock out.” Knowing that she started working in a Bridal Store, I definitely couldn’t wait to see this last-minute switch to designer, Matthew Christopher!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Beautiful details surrounded Aimee on her big day… from the embroidered handkerchief to her feathery garter!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

A sweet touch as Aimee helps her flower girl get ready for the ceremony! … What a precious pearl bracelet!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Aimee’s bridesmaids dresses were perfect and very flattering for everyone! The neckline had such a wonderful detail that no necklaces were needed.

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

A little bridesmaid fun before Aimee was swept away to rendezvous with her groom!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Looking back on her vendor appointment, the flowers turned out to be exactly what Aimee had hoped for!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Their ceremony took place on the Village Green, with brown benches because we decided it would create the best country feel! The ribbons that blew in the wind added such a sweet touch!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

A gorgeous outdoor wedding!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Sweet simplicity.

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

… Something blue… a fabulous peek inside of the tent!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

The first thing that the guests saw was Rhonda’s fabulous cake with perfectly stylized-flower details. We loved the garden flower varieties throughout the reception.

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Even the food was simply sweet and southern!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Daddy-Daughter dance & a welcome prayer before dinner. Check out the fantastic feathers on her back!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

The lights were perfectly strung over the dance floor for the perfect amount of lighting!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Garter toss!!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

Bonfires on chilly nights? Yes, please!

Aimee and Brad at Carillon Beach

A flawless night! We truly were blown away by Aimee’s exquisite dress! Congrats, Brad & Aimee on a perfect night and a special announcement! 😉  What a fabulous evening for an adorable couple!

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Coordination & Planning: Victoria Volpone & Avis Johnson of Carillon Weddings

Photography: Genya & Wesleyann of VUE Photography; Aimee’s wedding blog

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony/Reception DJ: Paul Kirker from GTS

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Allison & Hunter {March Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Destination weddings are our specialty, so when we found at that the Atlantans who were planning their wedding with us were originally from Panama City, we were so excited!  In fact, Allison is the daughter of one of our very own Carillon Beach homeowners.  The family had a special connection with Carillon Beach, so their decision to get married here was not a hard one.  I loved getting to know Allison and her family.  Her beauty truly shined from the inside out.  Allison & Hunter’s laid back personalities helped to create a very nice, yet comfortable feel for her guests.  I look forward to their vacations from work and the McRight’s get to visit us in our office!

Gorgeous...

We went with a laid-back, yet elegant (like Allison!) look throughout the wedding. Her ceremony took a very timeless approach to a pink and green color palette. She opted to make the ceremony more formal when we chose to do elegant seat covers on the classic, wooden chairs. We also wanted to create visual interest at the front of the Meeting House to make use of the beautiful, high ceilings.

We just adored the way her father, Wes, beamed as he proudly walked Allison down the aisle. You should have seen him at the rehearsal... We were told to keep some tissues nearby 😉

What a beautiful couple! When the ladies at VUE Photography took Allison & Hunter for their sunset pictures, they found a great spot overlooking the lake!

Allison chose to go with the fabulous clear-top tent. It gives guests a sense of dining under the stars, without leaving them out in the elements. Her natural, garden greens and brown chiavari chairs were such a perfect look for the Village Green venue.

The more rustic-looking chandeliers gave the reception a touch of elegance, while keeping a laid-back feel. Her simple 5-tiered cake was not only beautiful, but it also tasted delicious! We love anything personalized. Allison and Hunter's complimenting toasting glasses to commemorate their big day were perfect!

Yum!! It's always nice to see when the grooms "sneak" an extra bite of cake! We know... it's irresistible! Look how those chandeliers sparkle in that clear-top tent!

A beautiful night view of the dining tent.

... their smiles say it all! Congrats Alli & Hunter! It was a beautiful evening.

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Photography: Genya & Wesleyann of VUE Photography; Allison’s wedding blog

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  Rev. Charles Pettis

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony Music: String Quartet (Wedding Music Plus)

Reception Band: Meet the Press (GTS)

Ginny & Brad {January Wedding at Carillon Beach}

It was a wintery, New Year’s Day and this Florida couple couldn’t wait to ring in the new year with each other as husband and wife!  Remembering back to our first vendor appointments only a couple months before, I remember how slightly-overwhelmed Ginny seemed in the beginning.  Through the few months of planning, all of her worries started to fade away.  Because of the early sunset, we decided that Ginny and Brad would meet each other before the ceremony to capture their sunset and ‘first glimpse’ of each other.  Everything turned out beautifully in her elegant, white and silvery tent!  The Carillon Beach Meeting House was the perfect pick for their request of an intimate setting.  Not ever knowing what the weather will do, we arranged for a cold-weather backup by adding some clear siding to her tent on the Village Green.

Ginny & Brad

While staying at the Inn for the weekend, Ginny chose to get dressed in the low-key, comfort of her room.

ginny & brad

This is such a priceless moment that the bride and groom were able to share without anyone around...

ginny & brad

Our beautiful trees were the perfect backdrop for Ginny & Brad's first moments of the day.

Reception

The wintery white crispness, along with the warmth of the candlelight, created the perfect and elegant feel throughout the wedding day.

brad & ginny

As the trio played "The Bridal Chorus" to welcome her in, the time finally came for Gil to walk his gorgeous daughter down the aisle.

ginny & brad

Ginny chose to keep the 'holiday' feel inside of the Meeting House. This brought such a warmth throughout the ceremony.

Brad & Ginny

Perfect details and beautifully executed decor were the inspiration for Rae & Wesley Leytham Photography to win an Internationally Acclaimed photography award! See their blog for Details!

ginny & brad

A gorgeous way to capture such a sweet, intimate moment of their first dance! Love that chandelier!

brad & ginny

As Ginny's father 'welcomed' their guests, we were able to catch a glimpse of Ginny & Brad's sweetheart table 🙂

brad & ginny

I just adored this little side-room that was designed as romantic lounging space. As we sat with Christina {Events by Nouveau}, I remember working on just the right look to compliment Ginny's style.

ginny & brad

Another amazing (and delicious) cake that was chosen to visually embraced Ginny's lace wedding gown.

brad & ginny

Another perfect night at Carillon Beach! Congrats, Ginny & Brad!

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Coordination & Planning: Victoria Volpone & Avis Johnson of Carillon Weddings

Photography:  Rae & Wesley Leytham of Rae Leytham Photography

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  Rev. Harry Houseman

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Ceremony Music/Cocktail Hour:  Bay Arts Trio from Wedding Music Plus

Reception DJ: Paul Kirker from GTS

Elizabeth & Josh {October Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Another gorgeous bride whose Meeting House ceremony and reception had a wonderful sense of intimacy and beauty.  Birmingham natives, Elizabeth & Josh entertained their guests and made them feel comfortable with their personal touches and simple decor.  When we met with them to plan their wedding, we decided on delicious parmesan grit martinis (YUM!) during their cocktail hour as they mingled with guests.  While they were mingling, we quickly transformed the Meeting House into a lovely reception.

Josh is a lucky guy! We adore these model-esque photos by Genya & Wesleyann!

Elizabeth's playfulness was captured as her bridesmaids giggled on the balcony! We love the colors here!

There was a fabulous array of urns and vessels to creatively display Elizabeth's flower arrangements! We decided that these would be perfect to bring out the height in the Meeting House window!... So simple and beautiful!

The adorable flower girls & ring bearer were a dream! They stood up throughout the ceremony as they watched Elizabeth & Josh exchange their vows.

As the guests were finishing up their cocktail hour, we took the newlyweds to their sunset pictures... you just cannot duplicate the breath-taking colors that a Florida sunset provides. Our beach walkovers are the perfect place to capture a sweet kiss.

Gorgeous.

When Josh & Elizabeth returned from the beach, they were able to see a transformed venue! Not only were their signature drinks served in mason jar glasses, but Rhonda's {Confections on the Coast} gorgeous cake was also out on display! The natural branches, along with elegant candlelight, were all the Meeting House needed to create Elizabeth's desired look!

The couple enjoyed their first dance to "I Will" as they were introduced as husband and wife.

We love that VUE Photography captured this intimate shot under the moon! Of course, the trees were lit for their lovely evening. The night was sweet and intimate... exactly what Elizabeth & Josh were hoping for!

{CREDITS}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Coordination & Planning: Victoria Volpone & Avis Johnson of Carillon Weddings

Photography:  Genya Garret & Wesleyann Knetzer of VUE Photography

Hair & Make-Up:  Salon Twist

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  from Home

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Kimberly & Michael {September Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Okay… so before I post Kim & Michael’s amazingly memorable wedding, I have to post a few of our favorite pictures from their engagement session with Genya & Wesleyann {VUE Photography}.  Not only are we a little partial (because one of their pictures is the shot we chose for our ad in The Knot and Brides!), but we also thought it was the perfect depiction of this fun-loving couple!

We LOVE this picture! Look for it in our ad in The Knot!

Another fantastic engagement session shot!

Adorable! It's like they were school kids again! ((FUN FACT?! THEY MET ON THE SCHOOL BUS!))

Their shoot ended up out on the beach!... In anticipation of their beach wedding!

The engagement session was featured on one of our favorite wedding blogs! - Completely Unveiled by Weddings Unveiled Magazine!

Okay, so now after you’ve been wildly impressed by these engagement pictures, I thought I’d explain Kimberly & Michael’s wedding day!  Let’s just say that this wedding is one that we will not soon forget!  Once the bride was dressed with the help of her bridesmaids, the memories started at the ceremony.  The wedding party chose to surprise their guests as they danced into the Meeting House to  “Forever” by Chris Brown!  I loved seeing all of the cell phones out and capturing the entrance on video.

The beautiful bride just needed a little assistance as she put on her gorgeous dress.

This picture is so special. I love seeing Kimberly help get her father dressed and ready to escort her down the aisle!

Christina's {Events by Nouveau Flowers} work is always flawless... especially in the Meeting House. We loved the strands of blue that draped in front of the window. The lettered wreaths also made a personalized touch on the doors.

Let the fun begin!...

Here comes the groom!

A breath-taking view as Kimberly walks arm-in-arm with her handsome father.

Some of my favorite pictures are those of the groom's first expressions as he sees his bride on their wedding day for the very first time.

So beautiful!

Just a little more comic relief was helpful as everyone was getting a bit choked up. Reverend Harry Houseman always seems to keep his ceremonies light and celebratory.

We loved the simple flowers chosen in the Meeting House by Christina {Events by Nouveau}. I even loved that although Kim chose to have the same bridesmaids dresses, they were all in a varying shade of blue. What a great look!

Officially signed the license! We all adore Harry.

YUM! The newlyweds wanted to start their reception off with Townsend Catering's "lollipop salmon skewers with scallions & dill cream sauce" as well as a refreshing glass of champagne with sorbet! The guys couldn't wait to dig in!

We loved Kimberly and Michael's details throughout their wedding! It brought out their playful personalities! As the fun was just beginning at the reception, our memorable moment #2 was about to occur...

... it POURED!! (maybe for only a few minutes, but enough to get everyone soaked!)

These two were in such good spirits that it really didn't matter! It was definitely something to laugh about!

When they returned to their reception after their "sunset pictures," the party went on! Once the sky cleared up again, they were ready to cut Rhonda's {Confections on the Coast} AMAZING cake!

Kimberly had to bring in Michael's love for fishing! The guys' boutonnieres were even adorned with fish hooks! There's just something about a fishy groom's cake... mmmm

Although the decor got a quick downpour, the rest of the night went smoothly and the night was gorgeous. Check out how fantastic the lighting was!

This was such a wonderful wedding... rain clouds and all! Although every bride prays for no rain on her wedding day, if it was going to rain, this was the perfect couple to make it a funny and an uncontrollable event.

Please check out VUE Photography’s Blog for even more pictures from this perfect couple!

... and of course, Completely Unveiled couldn't wait to blog about Kimberly & Michael's wedding either!

Also, check out this fantastic video-depiction of this wedding by

Kimberly & Michael from Renaissance Studios on Vimeo.

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Coordination & Planning: Victoria Volpone & Avis Johnson of Carillon Weddings

Photography:  Genya Garret & Wesleyann Knetzer of VUE Photography

Hair & Make-Up:  Renee Armour of Two Fishes Artistry

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  Reverend Harry Houseman

Reception Music:  DJ from Gulf Talent Services

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Photo Booth:  Snaps Photo Booth

Videography:  Renaissance Studios

Katie & Andy {October Wedding at Carillon Beach}

Talk about sweet as pie… This Rock Spring, Georgia couple had the sweetest family around!  From the first day we met with Katie back in November 2008, I can remember her Southern charm and excitement to marry Andy.  The journey was so easy and pleasant, that we couldn’t wait for their colorful, Fall wedding!  From the first meeting with Nouveau, we knew that this wedding was going to be gorgeous!!  As soon as we started to set up the Village Green’s reception on the chilly, October afternoon, I knew this was going to be a wedding that we’d get noticed… and we did!  {see our BLOG}  Now you can see why we all felt this way…

Seeing pictures of Katie's dress never did it justice... when we saw it on the wedding day, we realized just how elegant it really was!

Katie chose to have a long, dramatic bouquet of brightly colored flowers. It was made to look like they were freshly-picked from her grandma's garden.

I fell in love with this picture the moment I saw it. The fall folliage was a beautiful backdrop for Katie's final moments of a single lady.

Picture-perfect details were found in every aspect of the ceremony. Beautiful purple and green hydrangea alongside neutral browns, really brought a rich, Southern feel to the Meeting House.

Good Ol’ Hank! Katie & Andy’s “baby,” an enormous Harlequin Great Dane, made his appearance at the ceremony.  Although he did not carry the rings, his doggy-wreath was large enough to adorn the front entrance!

You couldn't have found a happier couple in Carillon Beach this day!

Beautiful, vibrant flowers brought such a cheerful, lavish garden feel to the reception. Her linens were chosen to perfectly compliment the floral decor. Every table was named a sentimental street that has been important to Katie & Andy's blossoming relationship.

Katie chose to hang name tags as her escort cards. Each guest was able to find his/her name and table assignment by perusing the cleverly-arranged branches.

Another phenomenal cake by Rhonda of Confections on the Coast!

No guest could deny just how incredible the groom's "fishing boots" cake was! This cake was amazing, down to the very last detail! There were even edible rocks and a "brand stamp" on the bottom of the boots! The only thing not edible was the single-strand of fishing line!

The colorful chandelier looked even cooler as the sun started to set!

As the evening cooled down, guests enjoyed eating their delicious meals under the stars and mini-chandeliers that were strung overhead.

How glamorous!

Say cheese! A fun addition to Katie & Andy's wedding was a photobooth! The guests enjoyed leaving their mark in a signing/photo book that was left by the booth. We just adored this couple!

Madeline & Patrick {September Wedding at Carillon Beach}

We loved this colorful, Fall wedding!  Not only was this couple super *SWEET* on each other, their vibrant colors really made this wedding memorable!

Watching the girls get ready with Madeline and her mother was priceless! We loved that Mrs. Kincaid was reading up on her duties as Mother of the Bride! Their close relationship was surely evident.

The beautiful dress and choo's! 🙂

The ladies at VUE Photography always know just how to capture the perfect shot of brilliant color! The bridesmaid's dresses were such an amazing shade of fuschia. I remember the excitement amongst the girls as they caught their first glimpse of their bouquets!

Our proud and handsome groom, Patrick! Even his dash of purple/fuschia looks sharp against his black jacket.

The organic decor in the Meeting House was flawlessly executed by Christina {Events by Nouveau Flowers}.

Renshaw, her absolutely adorable ring bearer was being so patient as he waiting for Madeline to arrive!

A breath-taking bride! As she takes her final steps towards the Meeting House, we get to see her graceful entrance.

We just LOVED the feel of this reception decor on the Village Green! Once the ceremony was over, it was time to be hit by all of the intense color! The canopy was really gorgeous over her phenomenal wedding cake! ((wait until you see the groom's cake!))

Here's a better view of her sugar-flowers that were created by Rhonda {Confections on the Coast} to match her bridal flowers! Now, the Skittles bag is not just a shot of the classic round candies... it's the groom's cake!! His immense love for candy and Skittles not only inspired the famous Skittles cake, but also the fabulous candy bar!

After Townsend's delicious station-style meal, the couple were swept away by Genya and Wesleyann {VUE Photography} for their sunset pictures. Everything is always perfectly timed so not to miss out on their reception, and definitely not their wedding day sunset!

We LOVE that this moment was captured in front of the Meeting House! The sun was down and the beautiful light trees were lighting up the Green. It was such a beautiful night!

{{ CREDITS }}

Venues:  Carillon Beach Meeting House & Village Green, exclusive to Carillon Weddings

Coordination & Planning: Victoria Volpone & Avis Johnson of Carillon Weddings

Photography:  Genya Garret & Wesleyann Knetzer of VUE Photography

Ceremony Music:  Classical String Duet of  Wedding Music Plus

Reception Music:  DJ Paul of Gulf Talent Services

Catering:  Donna & David Townsend of Townsend Catering

Cake:  Rhonda Joodi of Confections on the Coast

Floral/Event Design:  Christina Springfield of Events by Nouveau Flowers

Minister:  from home