Real Wedding Sunday :: Abby + Chris ( Savannah Wedding Planner)

Afternoon!
We’re over the moon to feature the gorgeous nuptials of Abby Wellen + Chris Bruno, whose April 26, 2014 wedding at Lafayette Square and Vic’s on the River we were privileged to design and coordinate.
We are particularly blessed to have some extra information on their spring, Savannah-garden-inspired nuptials from their lead designer + coordinator, Alysse Sweeney:
Abby and Chris are Northerners who not only married in Savannah but now call the Hostess City of the South home.   Shortly after their move to Savannah, Chris found the perfect place to propose to Abby: their front yard, which also happens to be Lafayette Square.  Thus when it became time to begin wedding planning, what could be more apropos than having the ceremony in Lafayette Square? Abby + Chris’ closest family and friends gathered on the perfect April day to see the two unite in a ceremony that can only be described as whimsical.  Standing under their birch chuppah with the wind fluttering the ribbons in celebration, Abby and Chris were reminded of those who could not be present with them and knew that special touches had been included so that they were indeed there in spirit. 
The embroidery hoops that hung from the chuppah were in place to pay homage to paternal and maternal grandmothers’ careers as seamstresses.  Abby adorned a vintage button, from her Grandmother’s favorite coat, hanging from satin blue ribbon inside her dress that acted as her something old, borrowed, and blue.  At the conclusion of the ceremony, guests were treated to a guided trolley tour of Savannah and delivered to Vic’s on the River for the reception.  Abby + Chris enjoyed their first dance outside along Factor’s Walk with the gold dome of City Hall acting as the backdrop.  Guests imbibed plenty of delicious libations and dined on Southern favorites such as Fried Green Tomatoes and Shrimp and Grits.  Later in the evening, Abby and Chris, along with their immediate family, gathered at 109 West {a local rental home} for dessert and dancing.   Abby and Chris succeeded in not only further uniting their love on that special day in April but they also showed their Northern guests one heck of a Southern fete!
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Photography : Shannon Christopher Photography, Makeup : Jessica Duthu, Hair : Anna Camacho of Salon Aqua, Florist : Garden on the Square, Invitations : Minted, Reception : Vics on the River, Dessert + Dancing + Private Rental Home : 109 West Liberty, Cake + Dessert Bar : KM Cake Design, Ceremony : La Fayette Square, Ceremony Musicians : New Arts Ensemble, Rentals : Amazing Events, Toss Lavender : Pressed Cotton, Balloons : Art Pop Balloons
xx, Jennifer and the ladies of your favorite Savannah Wedding Planner :: Design Studio South :
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