Monday, December 14, 2015

Joni & Kris' Winter Wedding

My 1st wedding in 2015 was the gorgeous winter wedding of Joni & Kris at Melrose Market Studios! Joni is the spunkiest & funniest client I have ever had and Kris was the perfect yin of calm and rational to her yang of a mile a minute chatter. They are the perfect pair!!

To begin, can we please talk about this dress!??! I mean, how frick'n gorgeous is this?!! The gold sequined cap sleeve top against the gold threaded lace skirt is to die for!! And her pairing it with a white faux stole was beyond!! My favorite winter look of all time!
And if you think she is too adorable with her birdcage and Pike's Place Market bouquet, just look at Kris' navy wool suit, bow tie and man bun! Perfection!!
Melrose Market Studios makes for a perfect winter wedding location because of the low ceilings, dark wood floors and brick walls. We added a champagne pintuck linen to the tables and Joni's aunt made the wooden centerpieces. It gave off a cozy and homey feeling!!

Vintage Ambiance provided all of the votives and glass succulent vases, chalkboard signs, the bar, and hot chocolate stand. The amazing Ravishing Radish team catered the delish family style dinner.
This wedding was truly a family event! Kris's brother played their processional music (while walking down the aisle, quite impressive) and Kris' grandfather became ordained to marry them - so sweet! He even wore his badge of certification during the ceremony;)
Joni & Kris surprised their guests during their recessional by having a live musician jump in and play their 1st dance song - while they were halfway down the aisle! So fun! After their first dance guests were welcomed to cocktail hour!
What doesn't taste better after dancing a few hours than Dick's Burgers?!Guests and staff enjoyed a late night bite to close down the Capital Hill reception!

Thank you again to Joni & Kris for letting me be a part of your wedding!! You two are the best! And another congratulations is due very soon!! Joni is due with their 1st child next month! Fingers crossed it is an anniversary baby!!

And around of applause to the fabulous vendors who participated in the wedding!!
Photographer - Char Beck Photography
Venue - Melrose Market Studios
Caterer - Ravishing Radish
Rentals - Vintage Ambiance
DJ - DJ El Toro
Late night snack - Dick's Burgers