We all dream of those love stories that make us swoon… the prince charming or gorgeous girl that makes us blush and get those excited butterflies inside. When you look at that couple together, you can’t help but smile because they exude happiness and love. This is Katie and Aaron! They met on the Jersey Shore during a summer break and were connected from that day forward.
They are two incredible individuals who, together, make an unstoppable duo! You can’t help but love them and want to be in their presence because they make everyone around them feel so happy. This was the case for their families and friends, too. All fun, all wonderfully beautiful people. Plus, I may have to admit this Maid of Honor speech will go down in history as one of my top favorites–a teacher by day and a witty, meet-cute storybook writer by night with all the humor to grant guests a chance to learn more about the favorite couple!
We had the absolute pleasure of celebrating at the gorgeous Belle Mer alongside the sweet Erin McGinn, who we cannot thank enough for capturing this love story!! The tables were dressed in a crispy ivory with lush, green garlands extending the lengths of each and speckled with full peach and white blooms and gold accents, thanks to the out-of-this-world talented Greenlion Designs! To top it all off, we had the fantastic DJ Max Baun who kept every single person on their feet all night long. There was not one seat taken as far as the room would allow!
Huge thanks to Snippet & Ink for featuring this and for giving readers an inside view into Katie and Aaron’s inspiration! To our lovely couple: thank you for having us on board for such a completely fantastic day from start to finish! We hope that all of the excitement, hilarity, and genuine love that was present on your day is with you for 100 more years!
Photography: ERIN MCGINN PHOTOGRAPHY
DJ: DJ MAX BAUN
Day of Stationery/ Invitations: JAR OF IDEAS DESIGN, BY INVITATION ONLY DESIGN
Beauty: JENNIE KAY BEAUTY
Floral Design: GREENLION DESIGN
Photobooth: PHOTOBOOTH PLANET
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Carmen’s Birthday party was an absolute blast to work on! She is one of the happiest babies I’ve ever met and she will instantly put a smile on your face. I can easily say the same about her mom, Rebecca! She wanted a modern, bright and fun party that matched the personality of her daughter. We opted for a color palette of bold and sophisticated colors like turquoise, coral, yellow and blush pink; incorporated a fun chevron print and topped everything off with gold accents. Some of my favorite details were the gold mylar balloons that spelled out Carmen and the flirty flowers Just For You Floral Design “grew” in chevron frames to decorate the sweets table.
For desserts we brought the color story to life through bright frosted mini cupcakes, cream puffs and sugar cookies from Sweet Maria’s. We also set out large bags of colored icing and big bowls of candy for kids to decorate their own cupcakes. I mentioned above that Carmen’s family is creative, but that statement hardly does their talent justice. Her older sister, Ainsley baked and decorated the smash cake to beyond perfection. I absolutely loved that she took on the role of baking such an important cake for her little sister, and I loved watching Carmen get her first taste of frosting just as much!
One of the highlights of the afternoon was the wildly entertaining bubble artist! Everyone–adults included–loved being inside giant bubbles and learning different soapy tricks.
Everyone went home with fresh macarons in bright colors. We tied the boxes with bakers twine and a custom printed label that featured the birthday girl’s sweet thumb prints in the shape of a heart and her picture.
It truly was a special day and we were so honored to share in the joy and festivities. Have a peek at all the details, captured by the lovely and talented Julie Morawski.
Design and planning: Libby Basile, Jubilee Events
Photography: Julie Morawski Photography
Venue: Madison Surf Club
Desserts: Sweet Maria’s
Floral design: Just For You Floral Design Studio
Food: The Spicy Green Bean
Bubble artist: Keith Michael Johnson
Rentals: Party Rentals, LTD.