June 9, 2015
The million dollar question for Alex + Hunter’s wedding blog is, “Where do we begin?” Beautiful, amazing, extraordinary are all words that appropriately describe their wedding day. The South has had an unusually rainy Spring, but the skies were beautiful for Alex + Hunter. The Sonnet House had so much fun working with Alex to design her big day from beginning to end.
J. Woodbery Photography holds a spot on our preferred photographers list because not only is she fun to work with but she does an outstanding job every single time. We always know that her work is going to be amazing, but my jaw has never dropped quite like it did when I saw Alex + Hunter’s gallery. On that note, this post is FULL of photos but what can I say? We had a hard time narrowing it down!
Alex looked like a million bucks in her Jim Hjelm bridal gown. She accessorized is perfectly with a large necklace and beautiful bangle bracelet. She wore powder blue peep toe heels as her ‘something blue.’ Hunter is in the Navy and stationed in San Diego so having him home for the wedding was pretty special for everyone. He and his groomsmen wore their dress uniforms while the bridesmaids wore soft blue chiffon dresses. Birmingham hair and make up artist Melissa Moore Bogardus did the hair and makeup for the entire bridal party including the moms and she knocked it out of the park once again!
Corey worked closely with Alex to create the perfect palette of flowers for her big day. Her bridal bouquet was designed with Eucalyptus, dusty miller, garden roses, blush ranunculus, scabiosa, freesia, and dahlias. The stems were wrapped in beautiful, blush Frou Frou Chic ribbon. Her bridesmaids carried clutch bouquets of cream and green flowers, also wrapped in Frou Frou Chic Ribbon.
Hilde McGee of Magnificent Cakes, one of our favorite cake bakers, baked a beautiful four-tier, brushed icing, buttercream cake that Corey accented with pops of flowers. Make sure you don’t miss the amazing gold sequin cloth on the cake table! For Hunter’s Southern tradition groom’s cake, Hilde crafted a yellow fin tuna that was revealed to be strawberry cake once it was cut. Hilde is absolutely one of the best when it comes to 3D cake designs. The sweet treats didn’t end there. Alex + Hunter surprised guests with a cookie table designed by Corey. We used our ribbon wall as a backdrop, and guests were able to enjoy a multitude of cookies throughout the night. There were even favor bags stamped with a Thank You note from the newlyweds incase guests wanted to take their cookies to-go.
We hope you enjoy Alex + Hunters wedding photos from J. Woodbery Photography as much as we do! It doesn’t matter how many times we look through them, we still love them.
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