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1561 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203
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Elizabeth & Matt // Wedding At Home

Elizabeth wanted a classic New England wedding and her parents, hosted the event at their home. For multiple generations,  family weddings have been held at this magnificent residence.  I have to say, “It was a blast working with the parents of the bride!”  They are close friends, which adds a layer of fun and, quite honestly, additional pressure to ensure everything is just right.  We helped the family build a  team by suggesting our best venders and they selected a group which resulted in a magical day for friends and family.

In spite of a September date, it was sweltering.  The forecast was not looking favorable for cocktail hour, so fast hands and swift professionals (aka the “A team”) erected a conservatory style tent on “Lilac Path.”  The result was stunning.

Elizabeth is the first of her many siblings and cousins to tie the the knot.  As everyone entered the tent, of course there were lots of “ooohs” and “ahhhs,” but once the bride, groom, their crew, and Jack & Joanne entered the tent, the party was started conga style.

I have to say, in my now 20th year of designing and executing events, this was one of the days that reminds me why I work endless hours and never stop trying to ensure every detail is just right.  Thank you my friends for reminding me why I love what I do.

DMS

Colors:  Navy Blue & White with accents of Citron Green

Style:  New England casual with  Delft accents and Toile fabrics

Renaissance Exclusive Items:  Custom blue & white stripe linens for cocktail hour, green toile patterned base linen with a custom made runner for the head table, along with a beautiful homespun linen on the guest tables including our white swiss dot overlays. Five chandeliers were hung and added just the right touch.

Thank you Michael Gallitelli for sharing these wonderful photos and for always being a true professional – you captured the day like no other; Clifton Park Rental Center for building the rooms and lighting up the night; Kim Klopstock and crew from Lily and the Rose Catering for serving it up; Zane Hauk for the video work; the wonderful team at Make Me FabulousChristine Wheat and her team for keeping everything organized and  perfectly planned and as always my team at Renaissance for putting up with me..

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Congratulations Elizabeth & Matt!

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