Bride- Kirsten Wray
Groom- Mike Brown
Ceremony location: Moon Palace, Cancun
Reception location: Moon Palace, Cancun
Honeymoon location: Undecided since our wedding was a Honeymoon:)
Wedding date: 12-29-11
THE DATING SCOOP:
When did you first meet: December 20th, 2008.
Where did you first meet: Lake Clearwater Apartments, Indianapolis Indiana
When did you know you were going to marry him: I honestly think I knew after a few months of talking and dating. Our personalities were one in the same
How did he propose: At a candlelight dinner on the beach in Mexico. (Part of the reason we went back)
Favorite thing to do together: Travel and play with our dog Peyton.
THE WEDDING SCOOP:
Wedding colors: A fade in Pink
Number of guests: 41
Number in wedding party: 18
Wedding Style: Casual/Classy Beach
Beauty style: Casual/ Classy
Dress style: Semi Mermaid French Train designed by Christos
Most unique wedding personalization: The fade in Pink. Making each bridal party member a different color and look.
Something you did very different: Destination Wedding!!!! I also made my entrance to the beach ceremony site driven by a white horse and carriage with my father seated next to me in the carriage- it was a fairy tale entrance and the attendees loved it.
Something you did very traditional: Ceremony style – Lutheran Christian based. We actually had our Youth Minister fly in to Mexico to perform our beach ceremony.
Something you would do all over again: I would do the whole day over again. It was everything I thought it would be and so much more.
Something you would never do again: I cannot think of anything!!! Well maybe not have the golf cart get crashed- oops:)
Most memorable wedding moment: Seeing each other for the first time.
Best wedding decision: The small destination wedding. It made it so much more personal.
Best wedding overall advice: Try not to stress out too much before your wedding. Stay calm and collected and your day will run perfect!
WEDDING VENDOR LIST:
Ceremony- Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Reception- Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Accessories- Bella vie Bridal Couture, Chicago
Tuxes/Suits- Men’s Wearhouse, Indianapolis
Hair- Ashley Knight, Independent Hair Stylist
Flowers- Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Entertainment- Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Photographer- DeFabis Photography, Indianapolis
Videographer- Moon Palace Resort, Cancun
Officiant- Chad VanMeter, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne
Many Thanks to our Bride of the Month, Kirsten! Happily Ever After to you and Mike!
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