Under the Sea 1st Birthday

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Under the Sea and Mermaid 1st Birthday dessert display

Under the Sea and Mermaid 1st Birthday Cake

Mini cupcakes with seashells

Girls 1st Birthday - Aqua & Purple

What a fun celebration for a sweet little girl! The dessert table included a 2 tier lavender and aqua “Under the Sea” themed round cake with fondant circles to represent “scales”, seashells and even seaweed. On top of the cake was a mermaid cake topper.  A few of our favorite elements from this beautiful ocean party are:

The amazing cake
The aqua, lavender and purple color scheme
The tassel garlands
The “sand” under the cupcakes that was actually brown sugar
The seashell themed desserts
The tall white seahorses
And the cutie pie turning 1!

Styling by Diamond Events

Cake & Cupcakes by Sweet Blossom Cake

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Melissa & Shannon’s House Mountain Inn Wedding

Just like when they first met, Melissa & Shannon quickly fell in love with their venue. Lexington, Va.’s House Mountain Inn set the perfect September backdrop for the couple, who were looking to host a fall, country wedding. Atop the couple’s three-tiered wedding cake sat the words “Dynamic Duo”, reflecting the power pairing–as well as Melissa’s and Shannon’s love of all things superhero. This theme was reflected in details, like the comic-book-style save-the-dates (scenes from their proposal), the groom’s /best man’s processional song (Star Wars) and the superhero-titled tables. The bride’s bouquet held red roses and white calla lillies, while the bridal party’s bouquets held different shades of yellow roses with red hypericum berries. The groomsmen and groomswomen wore matching boutonnieres and wrist bracelet corsages. The decor at the ceremony and reception sites consisted of tall, glass vases with red roses and white hydrangeas, with yellow flower petals lining ceremony aisle. The two-part reception featured a s’mores bar and superhero photo props. Following the reception, attendees partied all-night-long with streaming music, a hookah bar (created from Jack Daniels bottles) and multiple games of cornhole.

Melissa & Shannon's guestbook, their framed save-the-date,

The bride's bouquet contained red roses and white calla lillies.

The bridal party carried yellow and peach roses with red hypericum berries.

The bride's superhero-themed slippers.

Jack Daniels hookahs for the late-night hookah bar.

The ceremony site featured tall, glass vases with red flower petals and white hydrangeas.

The ceremony site featured tall, glass vases with red flower petals and white hydrangeas.

The bride, Melissa, and groom, Shannon.

The superhero-titled tables with white hydrangeas and red roses.

The bride's and groom's sweetheart table.

Superhero photo props.

Photography Credits:
Skyryder Photography
Venue:
House Mountain Inn
Floral & Decor:
Diamond Events

Lindsay & Craig

All Virginia Tech fans can appreciate the Hokie themed wedding that Lindsay and Craig chose for their 09.10.11 wedding. The ceremony was held at noon, to follow the sequential order of the date. As guests made their way to the 3rd floor of Lane Stadium they first signed a spirit towel and then ceramic platter for the couples “guestbook”. Both the ceremony and reception took place in the South End Zone Stadium Club level room, so guests were able to immediately take their seat at a table and watch the ceremony take place in the center of the room. Afterwards the couple went around campus taking pictures while guests enjoyed delicious appetizers. The tables were set with a maroon satin overlay, orange napkins and centerpieces in maroon and orange made of roses, dahlias, gerbera daisies and berries. The Hokie wedding cake even had bride and groom Hokie Birds on top and Hokie Bird foot prints winding its way to the top. The event would not have been complete without the appearance of the Hokie Bird, who helped the couple cut their cake and the guests were very excited to get their picture taken with him! Congratulations Lindsay and Craig!

Guestbook Ceramic Dish for Guests to Sign
Virginia Tech Hokie Spirit Towel Guestbook
Wedding Reception Tables at Virginia Tech Lane Stadium South End Zone
Wedding reception table with Lane Stadiu in the background
Football Wedding Program
Wedding Centerpiece Orange Maroon Roses Dahlia Berries Dahlias
Virginia Tech Hokie Bird Wedding Cake
Hokie Bird Bride & Groom Cake Topper
Wine Glass Wedding Favors with M&M's
Virginia Tech Bride and Groom
Venue:
Virginia Tech Lane Stadium
Coordinators & Floral Designers:
Diamond Events

Jamie & Eric

Jamie and Eric’s wedding in tones of blush and gold was romantic and elegant. The chapel where the couple held their ceremony was commiissioned by the brides grandfather and held a special meaning for many of the guests. Large peony arrangments in blush and white decorated the altar and a custom aisle runner with rhinestone accents added the extra “bling” that the bride was looking for. After the ceremony the couple travelled in a vintage Rolls Royce to the reception at Harbour View Event Center in Woodbridge, Virginia. The tables were dressed in soft pink pintuck with gold chargers and soft, round centerpieces bursting with peonies. The chairs were covered in white chair covers tied with gold satin sashes and rhinestone buckles.

Hylton Memorial Chapel
Aisle Runner by Original Runner Company at Hylton Chapel
Peony Bridal Bouquet
Rolls Royce Get-away-Car in front of Chapel for Wedding
Wedding reception at Harbour View in Woodbridge, Virginia
Table setting in pink and gold at Harbour View Event Center
Peony centerpiece at Harbour View Event Center wedding reception
Centerpiece with lights at night
First dance with design spot light at Harbour View Event Center
Wedding Cake at Harbour View Event Center Woodbridge, Virginia
Wine glass wedding favors

Nannette & Charles

It was such a pleasure working with Nannette and Charles to create their dream wedding weekend in Blacksburg, Virginia. Every aspect of the wedding was filled with personal touches from the moment that guests arrived at the hotel until they they left on Sunday after breakfast. A fun color scheme of pink and orange was carried throughout the wedding. Hanging from the doors of the Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel were two large letters, “N” and “C” and a custom aisle runner with the couples monogram dressed up the aisle. After the ceremony guests travelled by bus to the German Club Manor for the cocktail hour and recpeiton. Hanging from the beams in the foyer of the German Club were orange and pink lanterns and custom pillows on the couches. The guest tables had white floor length linens with orange and pink criss-crossing runners and white chair covers with pink and orange organza sashes. All deocr and floral element designs were created by Diamond Events.

Chapel doors at Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel in Blacksburg Virginia
Ceremony at Virginia Tech War Memorial Chapel
Altar at Virginia Tech VT War Memorial Chapel
Ceremony Programs Pink and Orange
Ceremony at Virginia Tech VT War Memorial Chapel
Bridesmaid bouquet pink gerbera and orange roses
Bridal Bouquet of White gerberas, David Austin roses, ranunculus and stephanotis
Lanterns hung in the foyer of the German Club for a wedding
Memorial Flowers at entrance to German Club ballroom
Small arranagments for mantle of German Club by Diamond Events
Head Table of the German Club set for a wedding
Table centerpieces by Diamond Events with limes
Seating Chart poster for wedding at the German Club by Diamond Events
Tablescape at the German Club by Diamond Events in pink and orange
Table centerpieces at the German Club by Diamond Events in pink and orange
Diamond Events
Coordination, Decor & Floral Design
www.WeddingsbyDE.com
540-650-3900