First, I just want everyone to know how much I love the photos by Erin H. Photography showcasing today's elegant lakeside wedding. She did an amazing job of capturing the beauty of the outdoor venue and the newly married couple, Nikki and Dan. The bride actually mentioned that her favorite memory from the day was when her, Dan and their photographer took some time after the ceremony to take some of my favorite photos out on the dock at sunset. "We walked from the clubhouse to the long wooden dock on the lake just as the sky was changing colors," said Nikki. "I couldn't help but remember all those nights we had spent on that very dock in high school - our feet dangling off the edge and our hands intertwined. It brought back so many good memories. I knew we had chosen the perfect place to exchange our vows."
Nikki and Dan first met in high school and dated a whopping 8 years before Dan proposed at a romantic bed and breakfast in the Finger Lakes. "When I least expected it, Dan showed me letters and cards I had given to him over the years and a scrapbook he made for our anniversary. I flipped through the pages until I reached the last page in the book. It was blank with a caption that read, 'Nikki's last picture single.' Dan popped open a ring box and I said, 'YES!' before he could finish proposing. Two years later and ten years after we met, we were finally married."
Last June, Nikki and Dan were married by the water at the Indian Trail Club in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. The gorgeous floral arrangements by Bosland's Florist were filled with peonies, roses, mini hydrangea and garden roses in vibrant shades of pink and coral. I just love the bright colors in combination with the bold navy blue bridesmaids dresses and other reception details. The bride put together the wedding favors herself; using burlap bags filled with Costa Rican coffee beans (purchased wholesale), stamped with "Let Love Brew."
Elegant Lakeside Wedding in Coral and Blue - Vendors & Credits
Photographer: Erin H. Photography
Venue: Indian Trail Club
Floral Designer: Bosland's Florist
Cake Designer: Sweet Sisters Cakes
Officiant: Celia Milton
DJ: Elite Sound Entertainment
Limo: Moonlight Limousine
Invitations: Paper Source
Wedding Dress: Paloma Blanca via I Do...I Do...
Bridal Accessories: Shoes by Nina and earrings by Eliot Danori via Macy's
Groomsmen Attire: Men's Wearhouse
Bridesmaid Attire: Bill Levkoff via Tina's Bridal
Mr. and Mrs. Chair Signs by ArmyMOMOfTwins
Ring Bearer Pillow by WeddingLab
Birch Unity Candle by FloralAccents
Fingerprint Guestbook Tree by BurlapBabe
Let Love Brew Stamp (for coffee bean favors) by StampOutOnline