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A Santorini Vacation spot Wedding ceremony that is Pink Perfection ⋆ Ruffled


What’s a Santorini vacation spot marriage ceremony with out the azure seas, whitewashed cliffs, and pops of pink? Santorini isn’t only a vacation spot; it’s a love affair ready to occur, and what higher method to have fun than with a splash of pink? This rosy celebration is meticulously orchestrated by SBS Weddings & Occasions, adorned with blooms by Tom Trovato Occasion Floral & Design, and immortalized by the lens of La Vie En Rose Photographers.

We’re serving up all issues pink and fabulous, from venue picks that’ll make your coronary heart skip a beat to décor concepts that’ll have your visitors swooning. So, buckle up, lovebirds, as a result of Santorini’s blushing magnificence is about to steal your coronary heart in additional methods than one! Let’s paint the city – and the weblog – pink!

Santorini Destination Wedding

After Hurricane Ian completely destroyed their authentic plans and venue, this couple together with the improbable staff at SBS Weddings pivoted to host essentially the most magical ocean-front celebration utilizing Santorini, Greece as their inspiration.

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Santorini Destination Wedding

HOW THEY MET AND PROPOSAL

From Bride: Jake and I met in his hometown of Bigfork, Montana. I had moved to Bigfork from Minneapolis for a brand new enterprise alternative and was wrapped up in my job and lengthy hours. Fortunately, Jake was very persistent in asking me out! For our first date we went out for pizza (a wonderful alternative in my view) and we have been so caught up in dialog that we didn’t notice the restaurant had closed till our waitress mentioned she was locking up, however we may sit on the patio for so long as we wished! On our date I bear in mind feeling a robust connection to Jake and considering to myself that I would marry this man.

Quick ahead to July 2, 2022, Jake and I have been in Steamboat Springs, CO for the Fourth of July weekend. Since shifting to Denver, Steamboat turned a particular place for Jake and me the place we may escape metropolis life and luxuriate in countless outside actions and an incredible mountain neighborhood. That July 2nd morning, we obtained up early and ate breakfast at our favourite restaurant, Yampa Valley Kitchen, and determined to go on a hike we had been eager to do for some time, however at all times appeared to expire of time. We started our hike as much as Hahns Peak Hearth Tower, grateful that the path wasn’t busy, and the climate was stunning. As we approached the hearth tower there have been perhaps 15 individuals there. As we took some photos from the hearth tower individuals began to go away beneath us and Jake steered we have now somebody take an image of the 2 of us, so he ran all the way down to the bottom of the tower and requested a pair to take an image of us. When Jake obtained again as much as the hearth tower deck the couple kindly took a photograph of us after which set Jake’s cellphone down on some rocks beneath and began down the mountain, which I believed was awkward of them, however little did I do know that Jake had instructed the couple he was going to suggest to me. Jake obtained down on one knee and mentioned candy issues that I needed to ask him to repeat later as a result of I used to be in complete shock, however what I do bear in mind is him nervously pulling a hoop out of his pocket and asking, “Will you marry me?”

YES! We made our method down the mountain again to the trailhead parking zone the place Jake had some celebratory drinks ready for us. To high one of the best time without work, we grabbed some wooden fired pizzas from a close-by mercantile and watched fireworks over Steamboat Lake.

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DESIGN AND INSPIRATION

From SBS: Santorini, Greece was the inspiration behind this complete design, from the bougainvillea to the daring shade palette and all of the intricate particulars in between — the white and cobalt linens, rattan and wicker tabletop décor, the oyster shell escort show, and painted by hand tile desk numbers. Alexandra and Jake’s household pal, Kelcie Leines, designed their marriage ceremony monogram and the customized watercolor map as a part of the invitation suite. We translated the monogram to many alternative areas all through the design, together with the menu playing cards, the escort wall, and the bar panels.

From Bride: For the monogram, I wished the palm tree trunks to be bamboo to tie in with our theme. All the colours are paying homage to the panorama in Florida and the Greek islands. I additionally love the fish as a result of it’s such a giant a part of the Greek islands with all of the colorfully painted fishing boats bobbing alongside the shore and recent seafood being shared with household and pals. The 2 fish additionally symbolize Christianity and mine and Jake’s shared love of fishing.

From Bride and Mom of Bride: “Santorini was actually our most memorable household journey, returning to our ancestry of Greece itself and all its pure magnificence. The fuchsia bougainvillea is a trademark of the Greek islands, and Alexandra had a robust imaginative and prescient of incorporating fuchsia in all the floral bouquets and shades of scorching pinks and fuchsias popping all through the reception area. From the abundance of bougainvillea to the tent grande entrance, and all the florals, Tom Trovato introduced Alexandra’s imaginative and prescient to life in an explosion of creativity. The preliminary pictures that Alexandra shared with Tom actually gave him the inspiration wanted and he excelled past something anybody else may have created!”

From SBS: Designing this marriage ceremony was actually a enjoyable and fully collaborative effort between our fashion-forward bride, her mom who has an Inside Design background, ourselves, and the florist, Tom Trovato. 5 inventive heads is at all times higher than one! Alexandra and her mom had very robust concepts from the onset and totally trusted our groups to run with and execute their imaginative and prescient. Having their full belief and help made the day potential and that’s the place the magic lives. The top consequence exceeded everybody’s expectations! Alexandra wished to have a grand entrance in entrance of the tent to welcome her visitors as they walked by the tent to get pleasure from cocktail hour on the seashore overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Tom Trovato created essentially the most spectacular bougainvillea archway and both sides of the doorway was flanked with giant Santorini vases overflowing with florals. The bougainvillea was carried by to the ceiling set up over the dance flooring and to the ceiling contained in the chickee hut, which was remodeled to create an announcement bar space full with a big 360-degree bar. The bride’s mom hand-selected and bought three giant shell-embellished chandeliers that hung over the dance flooring with a combination of bamboo and wicker lanterns. As soon as the solar set beneath the horizon, the chandeliers, bistro lighting and candlelight created essentially the most stunning atmosphere contained in the tent.

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A FEW SPECIAL DETAILS

From Mom of Bride: After Alexandra and Jake turned engaged, our household started the method of importing olive oil from Sparta, Greece (hometown of Alexandra’s grandmother aka “Yiayia”). The olive oil was all bottled in Sparta and shipped to Florida in miniature bottles adorned with a particular label and private message for the visitors. This was a sentimental labor of affection in particular remembrance of the Alexandra’s late grandmother.

From SBS: Friends savored 2010 and 2011 classic wines all through the night. The bride’s mother and father collected Domaine Serene Twelve Barns wine over the past decade to be served on the marriage ceremony, this being a really big day, as Alexandra is the one daughter amongst three brothers. Baklava and Greek honey cookies have been served after dinner for visitors to get pleasure from, each of which have been additionally do-it-yourself by the bride’s mom.

Santorini Destination Wedding
Santorini Destination Wedding
Santorini Destination Wedding
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Santorini Destination Wedding

Wedding ceremony Distributors:
Images: La Vie En Rose Photographers
Wedding ceremony Planning & Design: SBS Weddings & Occasions

See Additionally

Mariage Elizabeth & Fabien

Florist: Tom Trovato Occasion Floral & Design 

Magnificence: Naples Make-up Artistry 

Stationary: LeBella Figura & Arabesque of Naples

Leisure: Rock With U

Catering: Crave Culinaire 
Cake:  
Sassy Muffins Inc

Bridal Costume: Home of Savin
Groom: Icon Customized Fits 

Videography: TopCoast Productions

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