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Monday, May 30, 2011

Tying The Knot


Our holiday weekend included a family wedding. It had the unnerving glitches that these events sometimes have. There were delays, and a group of us entertained ourselves by recalling scenes from favorite wedding comedies! But all's well that ends well. It was a lovely event.



Turns out the wind played havoc with the original setup and everything had to be moved inside.



But my creative niece had a wonderful time designing her wedding details. I got a couple of shots of the yummy cake before it disappeared.


A simple elegant design adorned with fresh flowers.


Young and old love a happy celebration.



Fresh spring colors.


Festive favors.



A delightful blend of roses, chrysanthemums and lilies for the tables.



Weddings are often a great deal like family reunions with relatives arriving from all quarters almost all at the same time. And almost a miracle of coordinated schedules.


The last toast had barely been given when there was already talk of flight schedules and fresh travel arrangements to be carried out. But the celebration was nothing less than a little gem of inspiration wonderfully orchestrated over months of time and culminating in the delight of all. (We'll hear all about the headaches of the production later.)


I hope you had a fun long weekend too!
Ciao! for now!
Jacqueline


I'm sharing at
for Tabletop Tuesday

12 comments:

Becky said...

Jacqueline, the wedding looks like it was lovely. We're getting ready for my daughter's wedding next week. Tis the season for saying vows. Thank you for sharing these photos.

Becky

mississippi artist said...

Looks like every thing was lovely. I guess its true that you shouldn't sweat the small stuff.

Bella said...

Hi J,
Glad to hear of your fun weekend, and wonderful event! Congrats to the happy (and tired) couple:-) Roses and Lillies, beautiful!
Hugs,
Bella

Sarah said...

Weddings are always such fun. I love all the special details and the color choices. Congratulations to the happy couple. ~ Sarah

Willow said...

It looks like the wedding was a beautiful one. I just adore the colors used and the cake looks so pretty.

Lisa M Griffin said...

What a lovely color combination for a spring wedding. Thanks for sharing.

Olga said...

I love these wedding colors, very pretty. And that cake is so beautiful! I also like the picture of the little girl; she is so sweet.

Pattie T. said...

I love doing things differently, and this wedding looks vibrant and beautiful. The colors are great and that cake is amazing.

Bloggymom said...

Beautiful cake! Love the wedding colors.

Sizzle and Zoom said...

What sweet images!

ANNE said...

The cake is divine! I love the creamsicle colors.

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Wow, the cake is unreal. Everything looks gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

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