Ciara & Patsy’s Chic and Pretty Purple-Hued Wedding
Ciara and Patsy are huge on family and they kept them foremost in mind when planning their wedding. They wanted a destination where their nephews and nieces could have fun and so decided that Orlando was it. Their pretty purple-hued wedding was held in the Ever After Estate which, as you’ll see in a bit, turned out to be the perfect location for sweet, sun-kissed outdoor portrait opportunities as well as a festive family party.
We have the always fabulous Sara and Jason Martin of Concept Photography (see their previously featured work + BTL interview) to thank for the GORGEOUS photos. Please enjoy.
A little bit about the lovely couple in the bride’s own words:
We are from the same town, with Patsy’s aunt living next door to me. We knew one another growing up – Patsy was a friend of my brother’s but it wasn’t until we were 16 when we grew close. We were both at a formal (prom) and he asked me to dance, from that day on there was flirtation here and there, until he just came out and said “I really like you” and we have been together ever since!
What inspired the vision for your wedding?
Family – especially our nieces and nephews. We moved to New York five years ago and in that time between both families, there was nine new children born along with the two nephews we already had, so it was a big deal for us to have a huge family holiday. Orlando was the perfect place to do this.
What was your favorite design element of your wedding?
The draping of the tent! It was so elegant and pretty and along with the color scheme. Patsy loved the layout as he was able to design it himself. The colors were easy because I love purple uplighting and knew I wanted draping in the marquee. So it was easy to keep everything white and up lighting do its work.
What was the most memorable moment of your wedding day?
Well there are quite a few! Lol! There’s three competing moments:
– My dad losing the keys to the car that we were taking to the church – at the time is was truly awful and I wanted to kill him but thinking about it now just a few weeks later it’s already making me laugh because anyone that knows my family would say that could only happen to us.
– This led to the second which was just the moment I saw Patsy walking up the aisle.. I felt so stressed arriving at the church but as soon as I saw his face, I forgot all about it and felt such relief – I knew he would laugh at what had happened so I knew I should too.
– The moment we saw the marquee and the DJ played our first song with just us there..Patsy doesn’t like to be in the spotlight but because no one was there watching he could relax and we could enjoy the moment with just us two together.
Huge thanks to Jason and Sara for sending their stunning image my ways, and congratulations Ciara and Patsy! 🙂
Photography: Sara and Jason Martin of Concept Photography
Ceremony Venue: Corpus Christi Catholic Church
Reception Venue: Ever After Estate
Equipment Rentals: Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals
Event Planner: The Dtales
Florals: Debra shae – Atmospheres Floral
Cinema and Video: Voila Cinematic
DJ: Al Dee Productions
Image submission via Two Bright Lights