Google+ Southern Wedding of the Week: Kelli + Jeff, Part II - Southern Weddings

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We’re back with more from Kelli + Jeff’s Florida wedding at the University Club, and can I please just say holy glitz, Batman!  A bold black + white damask, silver + gold accents and, yes, those crystals are literally dripping from the elegant five-armed chandeliers.  Nice work, Christina Kopecki!  Wilson’s, Ltd. Arranged the over-the-top florals while Classic Cakes (904-246-6408) took care of the black + white quilted confection.  Be sure to check out the rest of Lindsey Tropf’s work before you go!

Tell us about finding your wedding dress: Before going to try on dresses, I had my heart set on a silky satin. I tried on multiple styles before trying on the dress I knew was the one. It was so elegant and simple, and was a perfect complement to the atmosphere I was trying to create for my reception.  My favorite part was the bubble hem at the bottom.

Describe your wedding flowers: GORGEOUS. Other than actually getting married, the flowers were the most important part of the wedding! The simplicity of having white, ivory, and pink flowers really was breathtaking. We used these beautiful silver candelabras with strands of crystals hanging from the flowers

What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? My dad means the world to me, and I wanted to express my love and gratitude for all he has done for me. I knew I would never be able to tell him in person, so I wrote him a long letter. I gave it to him a couple hours before I walked down the aisle. After he read it he came over a little teary eyed (which is unusual for him) to give me a hug and a kiss, and I just lost it. I should have planned it a little better because I just finished getting my make up done and could not stop crying.
What’s next for you as a couple?  What are you looking forward to in the future?
Hopefully my sister and I will be opening up our own wedding and event planning business in the near future. Jeff and I hope to spend as much time together, and to start a family within the next couple of years. We will see what God has in store for us!

Written with love by Southern Weddings
16 Comments
  1. avatar Jamie reply

    Love this last picture of the bride and groom kissing! Precious!

  2. avatar Kelli reply

    Thanks so much for sharing our wedding with everyone. Dream come true!

  3. avatar tpr reply

    You now have two amazing men in your life-Dad and Babe. You created a beautiful day and memory for your friends and family!! Thanks

  4. avatar Dana reply

    I love Lindsey’s work. You picked a beautiful wedding to feature.

  5. avatar Jen reply

    Those table set ups are some of the best I’ve ever seen. Love the rich colors and attention to detail. BEAUTIFUL wedding!

  6. avatar Rita reply

    I love everything at this wedding! The colors are fantastic!

  7. avatar Amberdawn reply

    Wow, what a gorgeous table. Very elegant!

  8. avatar Abbey reply

    LOVE it!

  9. avatar T reply

    What a beautiful wedding! I would love for you to be my wedding coordinator someday….

  10. avatar Gene reply

    What a beautiful affair. I am looking forward to having you plan my wedding when you get up and running in your new business. I am sure you will be a big player in Jacksonville. Would love to see more!

  11. avatar Nicole reply

    The details of this wedding are absolutley GORGEOUS!!!

  12. avatar Lifetime Events Depot Cebu reply

    Even here from the other side of the world, the Southern States of the US have the reputation of having the best weddings :)

  13. avatar Tiffany reply

    WOW! this is one of the most gorgeous weddings I’ve ever seen!

  14. avatar Wholesale roses reply

    Gorgeous wedding, like something out of 1001 Nights! And the combination of pink, ivory, and white roses and peonies is simply breathtaking.

  15. avatar Laura Hartin reply

    This is an amazing wedding. I actually took this blog to my florist and told him to recreate it. Thanks so much for posting these pictures. Is there anywhere I can go to see more pictures of this wedding?

  16. avatar Kelli reply

    Laura Hartin,Thanks so much for saying such sweet words about our wedding. If you would like to see some more pictures of our wedding you can e-mail me at kelabelly10@comcast.net

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