Leli & Tom
Q & A with the Bride:
Which three details from your wedding were your favorites?
The flowers, for sure – especially the tall floral arrangements on the stage. We loved how the decorations at the ceremony came out, especially seeing my florist adding her arrangements and pew flowers that I could only try and picture in my head during the planning process. They complimented the background decorations of the paper flowers so well. It was even better than what I imaged. Seeing all the time spent and decision-making come together for the first time as I was walking down the aisle just made it feel that more special.
Also, the bridal and bridesmaid bouquets – they were so much more than what I expected and were the perfect arrangement and feel of what I wanted.
Our paper suite designed by our graphic designer, especially the programs. We had a lot of information to fit and going through a number of revisions to get it to what it became was time well spent.
The hanging purple, lilac, and white paper flowers we got from Luna Bazaar. They were one of my favorite decorating pieces that were placed on the background of the stage and the wall behind our welcoming table. They were the unique piece I was looking for and matched my colors to my wedding perfectly!
It’s also a tie with our candy table. It’s one of the fun things we really wanted to have at our wedding – candy and snacks that my husband and I love and wanted to share with our guests.
Give us the one moment in your wedding day you can’t stop thinking about.
For me, it’s really hard to pick one. One of the moments I can’t stop thinking about would have to be the morning when I was getting ready and one of my bridesmaids gave me a card from Tom. I was so surprised since we agreed we weren’t going to do bride/groom gifts. What he said to me in that card was so moving it brought me to tears and even though I had already did my make-up, was in my dress, it didn’t matter. I was so moved by it I couldn’t hold back the tears from coming.
The other was the moment the doors opened and I turned to walk down the aisle. Seeing the sanctuary filled with family and friends, all the decorations, seeing “the light” at the end of the aisle of my husband looking down at me, it was hard not to feel the overwhelming emotions that filled me at that sight and the moment I had been waiting for – walking down the aisle on my wedding day to marry the man I wanted to spend the rest of my life with.
I actually asked my husband what his moment was as well. He had two:
One is when they opened the door and I first saw Leli. The other is when I went to greet people before the wedding started and I saw how many people were there and them coming up and congratulating me. That’s when it hit me that everyone there were there for us, to celebrate with us because of the love they had for us. There were people I haven’t seen in a couple of years due to the fact that they lived so far away and they took the time out of their schedules and money to travel just to witness us getting married.