Real Wedding: James & Corey
James and Corey tied the knot at Willowdale Estate this past spring. Looking forward to getting married at a quaint historic mansion in a state park, they had perfect weather for an outdoor ceremony. White garden chairs filled the courtyard with black candle lanterns and roses lining the aisle. James and Corey processed out of opposite doors with their moms and met in the middle. Their moms finished processing then James and Corey walked down the aisle together. Their ceremony involved an oathing stone ritual which entailed holding this stone while they said their vows.
Corey and James looked dapper in their suits with a splash of color and matching floral boutonnieres. Corey wore a navy suit with a coral polka dot bow tie, while James wore a black 3-piece suit with a coral polka dot tie. The groomsman dressed to match James’ style and the bridesmaids wore coral, floor-length mismatched dresses.
The evening continued with cocktail hour in the courtyard followed by an indoor reception in our conservatory and great room. The floral centerpieces by, Kinship Floral, tied in the coral color with accents of pink, white, peach, and green tones to compliment the charm of the Estate. Additional details like their mantel décor sign, welcome table display, and custom hangers showed off their personal touch.
When asked what their most memorable part of their day was, the couple responded with this: “If we had to choose one moment, it would be the experience of sitting down to dinner and seeing our family members and friends within the great room and conservatory who were all there to celebrate us. During this time, the warm orange light from the sunset was coming in through the windows, highlighting the joy on everyone’s faces. At this point in time, we looked at each other and fully cherished that this was our wedding day, full of love and joy for our life ahead together as a married couple.”