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Holy cow, y’all. Carolyn + Dustin’s reception at the Museum of Fine Arts makes a minimalist design perspective and a restrained color palette look grand. Bright blooms sprouting from tall and short vases stand out elegantly against the all-white tables, chairs, and china. Of course, pink and orange napkins punch up the scene. The newlyweds’ ombre cake topped with a magenta bow, courtesy of Olympia Catering, is a stunner — I may have already saved it to my folder of favorite wedding cakes. Maybe. Dessert is kicked up a notch with a Pinkberry ice cream bar (I die). I can’t forget to mention Carolyn’s adorable reception dress with a big pink bow. It looks stunning in these Tina Bass photos as she and Dustin make their getaway through a row of sparklers.

What was Southern about your wedding? Our wedding represented the elegance of the South, and the sun and heat were typical of July in Florida. Also, country music songs were played for the first dance, father-daughter dance, and cake cutting.
Describe your wedding flowers: My bouquet was a beautiful bundle of garden roses and spray roses with snapdragons, all in shades of pink, orange, and yellow. Half of the tables at the reception had tall, white vases filled with pink gladiolus and hydrangeas. The other tables had three small, white vases with orange flowers, including orchids, snapdragons, and spray roses.
Describe your wedding cake: Our four-tiered wedding cake was a gradient of pink, with the darkest shade at the bottom. A magenta colored bow cascaded down the layers. Silver monograms of our initials, C & D, sat on the bottom tier.
What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? Finding things I loved within budget (which was raised more than once).
What range did your wedding budget fall into? $25,000-$50,000
What is the one thing you are most happy you splurged on? The venue.
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? All of the crying when my dad made his outstanding toast.
What’s next for you as a couple? What are you looking forward to in the future? Children, eventually. For now, finishing school and beginning our careers.

Photographer: Tina Bass Photography // Videographer: Trinity Wedding Video // Venue: Museum of Fine Arts // Florist: Delma’s Flower Booth // Wedding Cake Baker: Olympia Catering // Caterer: Olympia Catering // Paper Products: Wedding Paper Divas and Amanda Zdzierak (sister) // Bride’s Dress: Priscilla of Boston // Bride’s Hair Accessories/Veil: Enchanted Atelier // Bride’s Shoes: Gianni Bini // Bridesmaids’ Dresses: LulaKate // Accessories: brooch by Kate Spade, bracelet by Nadri, earrings by Enchanted Atelier

nicoleyang Written with love by Nicole
  1. avatar Michelle Guzman reply

    These photos are amazing! Love the first image with the architecture detail. The reception is so light and airy. And pinkberry?? LOVE!

  2. avatar Amanda reply

    AMAZING! Beautiful wedding!

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    Very nice

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It’s hard to believe it’s still winter after seeing Jennifer + Armand’s technicolor dream wedding at the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the celebration only got bigger + better once they moved the party to the ballroom. I’d spend more time in speechless wonder at the glitzy indoor reception, styled by Sweet Life Designs, but I’m already two steps ahead and drooling over the to-die-for candy bar. Oh, my sweet heaven! As if the happy couple wasn’t already on a sugar high, Maples Wedding Cakes designed J + A’s blue and white confection. Hugs to Nashville-based photographer Kristyn Hogan for getting our weekend off to a bright start!

Tell us about finding your wedding dress: I had no idea what kind of dress I wanted. I went to one store with my mother and we tried on about 13 dresses. I liked a lot of them and they were all different styles, which made it harder to decide which style I liked best. A few weeks after the first attempt, we went to another store where I found two that I loved. They were total opposites too and I couldn’t decide. Someone asked me how I wanted to wear my hair on that day, and I did a makeshift ponytail on the side while wearing the drop waist dress and knew immediately that it was the one I wanted.
Describe your wedding flowers: I love bright colors and I wanted my flowers to reflect that. The bouquets, boutonnières, and flower arrangements consisted of blue dendrobium orchids, hydrangeas, orange roses, calla lilies, and a few more flowers. There were hints of blues, oranges, and pinks in all the arrangements. There were flowers that bordered the runner as well. The table arrangements at the reception venue were amazing. There were tables with large cyliners filled with water, some of them had pomanders of orange roses, and some had submerged blue hydrangeas. The flowers were absolutely amazing and definitely everything I wanted and more.
What was the biggest challenge you had to overcome while planning your wedding? We both agree that being apart was the biggest challenge. Armand’s group, Naturally 7 began touring with Michael Buble in March of 2010, which meant he was gone most of the time for long stretches. Armand definitely wanted a part in the planning so much of it was done sending pictures, calling while in meetings with the our planner, and showing him things to choose over iChat or Skype.
What was your most memorable moment about your wedding day? (From the groom) After the prayer of consecration, I saw Jennifer being given a microphone, and my first thought was, “Oh my goodness! I didn’t write my vows, I guess I’ll just have to improvise. Stay calm Armand!” And then I see one of my favorite pianists, Dr. Cedric Dent from the group Take 6, move toward the piano to play. All of a sudden, Jennifer starts to sing! She already knew that if she sang, I wouldn’t be able to control my emotions, and sure enough, I cried throughout the whole song. I have no idea how she was able to make it through but she did an amazing job.

emily Written with love by Emily
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  2. avatar Sabrina reply

    I am in love with the colors in this wedding. It is so vibrant and fun but sophisticated at the same time. Congrats to the couple.

  3. avatar Eliana B. reply

    Absolutely adorable. I love everything about this wedding!

  4. avatar Terrica reply

    What a GORGEOUS wedding!

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    What a gorgeous wedding in Music City! The photography is wonderful and the details are to die for! Congrats to an adorable couple.

  6. avatar crystal – chez wedd reply

    That dessert table is INSANE! Seriously…the most elaborate I’ve seen. *drool…

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  8. avatar Tammie reply

    Where can I get the personalized soda bottles? I LOVE them!!

    • avatar Emily reply

      Hi Tammie! I’m so glad you love the sodas! You can order bottles with custom labels through Jones Soda: Hope that helps!

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