Dream Wedding Winners
Congratulations to Maria and Jamy on winning Orlando Wedding’s Dream Wedding giveaway! Follow Maria and Jamy as they plan their wedding from start to finish.
And to hear more about their personal wedding planning journey, check out their blog: orlandodreamwedding.wordpress.com
The Big Day!
Maria and Jamy finally tied the knot. Check out their feature in Our Big Day (here) to see all the gorgeous details of their wedding.
Mission Inn Tasting
Maria and Jamy reunited with catering coordinator Tammy, with Mission Inn Resort to taste their delicious culinary creations that they had to offer. The couple narrowed down the list to several options, which were paired with a glass of wine. Since it was difficult to choose their favorites, Mission Inn allowed the couple to combine different elements of each dish to create the perfect menu for the big day!
Cake Tasting with
Tasting with Everything Cake
When the couple arrived at the cake tasting, there was a sign with their names to welcome the couple to the cake tasting. “We felt right at home” said dream wedding winner, Maria. Alejandra with Everything Cake, had set up a platter of different cake, filling and icing flavors for them to sample. Alejandra remembered that the couple both liked marzipan, so she made a batch in a shape of a heart with the couple’s initials on it for them to try. Maria and Jamy are eagerly anticipating seeing Alejandra’s designs based on the different details the couple had discussed with her.
Discussing Flowers with InBloom
Maria and Jamy met Victoria and Amanda with InBloom bright and early to discuss options for flowers. “They have such a wealth of knowledge not only about floral design but about logistics of getting everything flowers ready for the event, so I’m confident that the floral designs will come out perfect” said Maria. The couple had a good time working with Victoria and Amanda and can’t wait to see the final design on the big day!
Envisioning Invitations with The Paperdolls Ink
Ashley and Erica with The Paperdolls Ink met with Maria and Jamy to help design the style that the couple envisioned on how they would like the invitations to look like. The four of them went through many samples of invitations to pick out their favorite style and colors. After looking through a wide variety of papers, the couple picked their favorite invitation style and is looking forward to seeing the sample proof of their design.
Talking Lighting with Tagas Event & Production Services
“Judging from the cool lighting in his office, the lighting at our reception is sure to be dramatic!” says Maria, as the couple leaves Jim’s office. The couple met with Jim at his office to discuss how to help find a way to produce the lighting design that the couple envisioned. The couple was impressed with his abundance of knowledge about the ways to come up with different effects and can’t wait until they see their vision of their lighting come to life!
Meeting with Celebration Expert
Dream Wedding winners Maria and Jamy, had their first meeting with wedding DJ, Maria Shafer, and “right off the bat, we noticed that she will be a great addition to our big day,” stated the bride-to-be. In celebration of the bride’s Spanish culture, the three of them decided on incorporating traditional Spanish music before the ceremony. Also, they discussed making a play list for the wedding and the couple has already started on making their list of favorite hits.
Reunited with Kelly Canova Photography
Since their first meeting in St. Augustine for their engagement shoot with Kelly Canova, from Kelly Canova Photography, bride, Maria said that the three of them felt like “old friends” when they reunited for a meeting recently to discuss wedding day pictures. The couple met with Kelly along with her husband Courtney, to discuss timing and planning of the wedding day shots. Also, Maria shared some shots that she wanted to have done on her big day that were inspired by Pinterest.
Consultation with Caterer at Mission Inn
Following the meetings with the DJ and photographer, the couple met up with catering coordinator Tammy, with Mission Inn Resort. The meeting went “inn-credible” and the couple was excited to see that the chairs in the ballroom match their colors already, so that they wouldn’t have to use chair covers. Maria and Jamy went over the menu for the reception and can’t wait for the tasting!