Monday, April 28, 2008

Megan & Randy Excerpt

Wow, I can't even begin to say how much I loved this wedding. The vintage black and white theme was flawlessly executed from beginning to end, from invitations to dresses to centerpieces to decor. Megan's custom handmade gown was inspired by a dress Audrey Hepburn wore in the movie Sabrina, and she looked fabulous in it. Instead of carrying bouquets, the bridesmaids (with their white little gloves) carried vintage purses adorned with pink peonies. And instead of baskets, the flower girls tossed their petals from little black clutches. Adorable! And there were so many meaningful details everywhere. Megan wore her grandmother's gloves that she wore on her wedding day decades ago, and carried a handkerchief that was originally embroidered with her grandmother's initials, and then later Megan's. Randy's boutonierre had a key charm dangling from it while Megan's bouquet featured a small locket. The reception centerpieces (see below) contained numerous items from Megan's aunt's own wedding, such as the ring pillow and cake topper.

Because Megan and Randy decided to see each other before the ceremony, I was able to capture some fun and relaxed footage of their first glimpse and photo session. It was a beautiful clear day and I enjoyed being outside and taking advantage of the bright sun and light breeze.


Megan & Randy Excerpt from Vanessa McKellar Productions on Vimeo.

And just so you can see how much thought and time went into the decorations for this event, here is a short pre-reception excerpt. I wish you could see the whole video, but this gives you a little taste.


Megan & Randy Reception from Vanessa McKellar Productions on Vimeo.

Megan said, "we got them and it was awesome!!!!!! i knew it would be, but it still blew me away! thank you so much. you are blessed with a wonderful creative gift."

Ceremony and Reception: Polytechnic United Methodist, Fort Worth
Coordinator, Decorator, Dress-maker Extraordinaire: Forever Rebecca, Tyler, 903.894.3391
Photographer: Alisha Hurt
Florist: Garden Style, Tyler, 903.526.0664

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3 comments:

Casey Jay Benson said...

WOW.. I took a little time and I am going back over your blog. I am really blown away Vanessa. It is really nice to see that you are getting better and better every time I look at your work. You are really raising the bar for everyone in this area:)

Miss Shortcake said...

Thanks for directing me here, Vanessa! This wedding was adorable, I LOVE the bride's outfit!

Rebecca said...

Vanessa grreat and beautiful wedding... I was exstreamly surprised that she had the same idea(sabrina gown), as i have been doing research on this gown and having one made for about 5 years.. and i was happy and exsttatic that a bride had her dream come true, but at the same time very sad and tearful that i have not.. i tried emailing the photagrapher to see if she could find out from megan who made her dress and maybe get a contact number for that person, and also try to see if she could email me picture of back of megans gown to see the train, but she never emailed me back.. can you or anyone HELP a frustrated tearful bride make her dream come true???????????????????????????????? email me: r4lildragonflies@yahoo.com