Monday, June 10, 2013

Blue Monday - Here Comes the Bride, Part 2

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As promised, I'm sharing more about my granddaughter, Jenna's wedding. She revived the Flower Child Era! Her wedding vows were taken outdoors. Decorations were designed by Jenna's mom, Sharon, my daughter-in-law, with the help of many hands.

You might remember that the weatherman predicted 60% RAIN, but not one drop of rain came down the entire night! There even was a soft breeze. (Thank you, Lord!) Just look at that Blue sky!

Yards and yards of multi-colored material was cut and hung to help set the scene. You'll spot plenty of Blue. Our daughter-in-law is dressed in Blue and seated in the front row.




Here's two of the bridesmaids in their maxi dresses. Note that pretty Blue bird cage in front of the deck. Of course, one of the dresses is a Blue print.



Why, even her bare feet sport Blue polish! They walked on burlap runners.



The groom with his groomsmen and the pastor, who is in a Blue shirt. You can spot plenty of Blue in their attire.



The moment Matt saw his bride walking down the aisle, his face crumbled with emotion.



They wrote their own vows and read them aloud. So sweet. So special!



Here's the happy couple as Mr. & Mrs.    Ashley, dressed in Blue, assists.



Afterwards, the reception was inside a beautifully decorated, air conditioned room. I only got a few shots, though.

A unique sign-in table was arranged with a pot of black ink and feather pens located to the right of a sheet of papyrus. Two love birds kiss in front of a mixture of colorful flowers. Note the Blue print of the tablecloth.



Here's a close-up shot of the darling Blue birdcage with the candle lit.



The wedding cake--placed on a cut piece of log, covered with leaves, and topped with love birds. Additional sheet cakes were brought in to serve the guests.



Jenna's ring finger has a Blue feather on it. Her rings are etched with leaves, designed by Matt and a helpful jeweler. (Yes, he sure is a romantic.)



The bride dancing with her father, our baby boy. You can get an idea of the beautiful decorations Sharon did.



It was a unique wedding!


Happy Blue Monday!


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39 comments:

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

That blue nail polish--on the toes--is really quite elegant!

Annesphamily said...

Oh Sally the wedding was perfect! I imagine you were tickled pink! Lots of blue everywhere! Love it!

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

More beautiful blues at the wedding!! Thanks for hosting, Sally :) Happy Blue Monday! Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

xinex said...

Beautiful wedding! Sally...Christine

Liza said...

Congrats to your granddaughter and her husband. It's a lovely wedding.

Anni said...

What a beautiful day and beautiful wedding! Thank you for sharing!

Chubby Chieque said...

Hi Sally,

This is a pretty wedding. I love the concept. Very personal, simple but so elegant in it's way.

I love weddings.

Hugs,
/CC girl fro Stockholm

Hazel Ceej said...

A beautiful wedding! I'm in love with the cake log stand. Charms the country girl in me.

Nick V. said...

Congratulations on this most happy occasion! It looks wonderful.

ehms said...

Congratulations to the lovely couple! Everything's beautiful....

My name is Riet said...

What a beautiful couple and wedding Sally. It must have been a wonderful day. Happy Blue Monday

Minoru Saito said...

Hi! Very happy photos.

photodoug said...

Sally, exquisite wedding. Creative cake. Thanks for sharing photos of this special occasion.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Sally,
LOVE the pics of the Wedding and hats off to them, having the Wedding that they wanted and not what everyone else wanted and expected!!

Good for them!!

Thanks so much for hosting!!

Hugs,
Deb

Jackie/Jake said...

Lovely wedding!!!

Erica (Irene) said...

What a beautiful wedding and Congratulations to the happy couple....

Happy Blue Monday.

LV said...

Yes, it was a very unique wedding and one to remember. Perfect special occasion. The weddings today or getting away from the old traditional.My sister was involved in one this past weekend all in camouflage.

Kim Hkiss said...

Elegant and fun wedding. Thanks for the visit Sally!

Kim,USA

Salmagundi said...

It really was a unique wedding - one that they really made their own to remember forever. Congrats to Grandma, too! Sally

LadyD Piano said...

So special! Weddings bring out the best in people and the details you've captured are very nice.

Leovi said...

A delicious wedding, beautiful photos!

Jeannie and Linda said...

Hi Sally. Wish I knew what I'm doing wrong. I always have trouble with the linky. Does that orange silhouette always show up first? Anyway, thanks for hosting Blue Monday! The wedding was beautiful. I bet you cried! Lovely!

Peace,
Jeannie and Linda at The French Hens nest

Joy H said...

The Bride looks so pretty! Beautiful dress! Wishing the young couple years of happiness together.

Barbara F. said...

A beautiful wedding and a beautiful bride, Sally. So glad the weather held up! Thanks for sharing. xo

Denise @ secondtimearoundfinds said...

What a lovely lovely wedding, with so much heart and love.
Denise

Botanic Bleu said...

Hi, Sally, the wedding really does remind me of the late 60s and early 70s. Those barefeet really do say "hippie." :)

I've linked up Blue Doors in France. There is a blue door in every photo.

Judith

Terie Cornelio said...

I LOVE a non traditional wedding... they all looked so relaxed, and happy and pretty :-) Thanks for sharing such wonderful memories!

Donna said...

Sally,
Congrats to the happy couple. It was sure 70's. And how nice of them to use so much blue. :)
D

Sarah said...

Congratulations to your beautiful granddaughter and her new husband. Happy Blue Monday!

Deborah Kay at The Paint Splash said...

Love the runner! Such a fun wedding. Glad the weather corporated. Blessings, Debbie

❀~Myrna~❀ said...

I love unique weddings! Very beautiful wedding pics!

Betty Luckhurst said...

How wonderful!! Thanks for sharing these sweet moments.

Blondie's Journal said...

What a very neat wedding, one with a theme which is so popular and really opens the door to creativity. I love that they wore maxi dresses and went barefoot! Everything was lovely. I'm sure you had a lump in your throat seeing your son dance with his daughter. That makes me want to cry even if I don't know the people well!

I'm off to read your previous post.

XO,
Jane

Shelia said...

Hi Sally! Oh, this must have been the sweetest wedding! I love outdoors weddings. Your granddaughter is gorgeous! Here eyes are piercingly beautiful! Sweet snaps and I know you're happy to see them so happy. My very best to the newlyweds. Wish my greens were blue so I could have partied with you!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Jeanne said...

Hi Sally, I love your posts about the awesome and very special wedding. Everything was planned in such a different but fabulous way. The yards of fabric was a beautiful setting. I love all the photos you shared but the one of your son and granddaughter dancing is beautiful and my fave. Her dress is stunning. I am so happy for them. The emotion on the grooms face is so moving. We wish them happiness always.

I am sorry I didn't do a post on Monday. I left my glasses at our friends house in Fl. and it was days before they were returned to me. I tried to use Christina's glasses but nothing worked. Our grandson's graduation was wonderful and we had a great visit. We arrived home late yesterday to a real hard rain. Washed out roads and mud slides. Today was a nice day though.

I can't wait to hear all about the wedding in the morning.
love, Jeanne

bj said...

O, I adore these kind of weddings..so unique and special.

Thank you for your kind words on a comment for me. :)

bj said...

I am trying to remember the blog name of Sally that lives in Colorado.
I've lost all my blogroll and can't remember her blog...
I think she sometimes joins Blue Monday but....not sure...
just wanting to ck on her since her state is just about to burn up...and praying she is safe.

bj said...

ok, I found her....:))

barbarah said...

Definitely the most unique wedding I have seen! Love the one of the groom in tears.