Jayna and Dave had their wine-themed wedding ceremony and reception at the gorgeous Bolingbrook Golf Club. Their wine-themed colors were eggplant purple, olive green and ivory. Grapes were part of the overall motif along with grapevine, curly willow, assorted foliage, roses, spray roses, hydrangea, callas, orchids, Bells of Ireland and hypericum berries. It was a great wedding for a great couple!
For the paper products, I designed a monogram which was used on the monogrammed aisle runner I painted, the programs, the directional sign, the gift tags, the OOT box stickers, the #1 Dad pins, the wine bottle table numbers and menus, the thank you cards, the head table placecards and the seating chart. Jayna basically ordered everything I designed–and it all turned out fabulous!
For the personal flowers, Jayna carried a bouquet of white callas, bi-color ivory callas with purple throats, eggplant callas, mini green cymbidium orchids, and purple dendrobium orchids. Some of the callas had bling in them along with the handle. The bridesmaids carried bouquets of roses, hypericum berries, orchids and callas. The bouts and corsages were made of callas and lots of pretty foliage and the flower girls carried brown reed baskets with green bows filled with purple rose petals. The bridesmaids and flower girls also had dendrobium orchids added to their hair and Jayna wore a Gardenia in hers. She looked stunning!
For the ceremony, we made 12 clusters of roses, hydrangea, grapes and other foliage and flower bits that hung from every-other chair with olive green ribbon going down the aisle. We also put down the monogrammed aisle runner I painted and while It was too windy to make a pattern in petals down the aisle, we still added a ton of petals down the sides of the runner. The inner aisle was roped off to protect it from getting ruined before the bridal party walked down it. At the end of the aisle was this beautiful arch I created by adding a ton of grapevine, curly willow, foliage, grapes and flowers to a brown metal base. It was timeless and really different than your typical wedding arch.
The reception decor was vast and included grape accents and petals added to virtually every table including the cake table, gift table, seating chart table, head table, sweetheart table, sweets table and all of the guest tables. I designed a floral-rimmed gift card holder which was placed on a table in the foyer. We did 4 stemless wine glass arrangements on highboy tables in the cocktail area as well as some submerged cylinders with orchids in them on the veranda tables and other cocktail area tables. A tall, showy piece was designed and placed next to the seating chart.
Inside the banquet room, we did 2 centerpiece styles. 4 of the arrangements were tall callas with curly willow branches in pilsner vases. The other 10 centerpieces were submerged orchids and calls in cylinder vases with floating candles on top. The head table was decorated with vases for the bouquets, votives, petals, grapes, vines, and foliage. The sweetheart table was swagged with foliage and also decorated with a vase for the bridal bouquet, petals and votives. And the cake came already decorated in the front so we only added a few callas to the back.
It really was a perfect day and the weather behaved for the outdoor ceremony even though it looked sketchy that morning. Jayna was a total joy to work with and has become a friend in the process. She really loved everything that I designed and trusted that I would do an awesome job on her wedding. I am so happy for Jayna and Dave and wish them a happy honeymoon and wonderful life in Houston.
I cannot wait to see pro photos from this wedding! Also, I really enjoyed working at this venue and the day of Coordinator, Danica was also a pleasure to work with. I love when that happens!
Congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Gutridge!