A Fairy Tale Ending

Friendship Botanic Gardens is a fairy tale dream! We are pretty sure little fairies live in the woods there. This beautifully landscaped garden features at least 10 different wedding venue locations under one location! They include an on-site wedding coordinator, bridal suite and golf carts for guest transportation!

With several themed gardens to choose from, Friendship Botanic Gardens also has pavilions that provide shade. SheDesigns, Painted Willow Designs and Spare Room Studios all designed this shoot and transformed the pavilion into a fairy tale fantasy.

Incorporating a wooden arch, wooden chairs and terra cotta colors to the venue was the perfect match for an outdoor wedding surrounded by woods. A candlelit evening wedding is a must for those starry eyes!

Eden Floral Events did exceptional work on the centerpieces for the tables. Having a tall centerpiece makes it easier for your wedding guests to visit one another because they can see each other through the centerpiece, all the while it adds in color and flair!

For this stylized shoot, SheDesigns wanted to incorporate a bounce house provided by Beary Popup Picnics! This all-white bounce house looked stunning with a balloon arch attached, created by Poppin Up The Party. Our flower girl model had the best time! And, not going to lie, our bride and groom may have had just as much fun jumping too!

Want to keep your guests entertained throughout the night? Norman Basile Street Magician is the perfect fit! His magic tricks will wow your guests and keep them guessing on how he performed them.

Our bride, Emily Lasky, looked absolutely stunning in her wedding gown provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear. The sleeves on the dress are removable so you can have two looks in one! The detail on this gown is breathtaking from the beaded bodice to the layers upon layers of tulle skirt.

Emily’s hair was created by Top Knot Bridal. The half up-do looked gorgeous with the loose curls. The ponytail in the back gave off Princess Jasmine vibes and we are all for it! Slightly adding in some floral to her hair was the perfect touch.

Merle Norman did an amazing job on Emily’s makeup adding in slightly smokey eye and bold maroon lip.

The groom, Cormack Bardol, looked rather dapper in a tan tux provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear. They truly are a one stop shop for your clothing attire for the entire wedding party.

How adorable is the flower girl? Atlas Lasky felt like a princess in her dress also provided by Elegance Wedding and Evening Wear!

Designer Desserts creates breathtaking cakes and desserts! Not only do they look amazing but they taste even better somehow. The dark teal color added in the perfect amount of color and the fine gold detail is mesmerizing.

Are you having an outdoor wedding and looking for a photographer that knows her lighting? Monica Z Photography is the girl for you! She not only makes your big wedding day relaxing and fun, but she knows the perfect angles and lighting to highlight your best features! We love how her photos turned out for this one-of-a-kind stylized shoot!

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