Friday, February 15, 2008

Prosecco, Dancing with the Stars, and Grandma's Homemade Petits Fours

Congratulations Sarah and Shahram!

What a fun couple Sarah and Shahram were! They met while attending med school at the University of Washington. Not only do they share a passion for medicine and their careers (Sarah is an OB/GYN and Shahram is a Plastic Surgeon), but they also share a great love for the Pacific Northwest. What better venue to hold their wedding than the Center for Urban Horticulture at the University of Washington!

Sarah and Shahram had planned most of their wedding long-distance from Washington D.C., with the help of Sarah’s mom. A month or so before the wedding, Sarah called me to ask if I could help pull all of her details together for her special day. She realized she needed a coordinator to help so that she and her mom could completely relax and enjoy the day. Mission accomplished, as Sarah was one of the most relaxed brides I’ve ever seen! She was so laid back the entire day, and thoroughly enjoyed every minute of her wedding!

Here are just a few ways that Sarah personalized her wedding:
  • Sarah’s grandfather kicked off their toasts by raising a glass of Prosecco that he made himself the year Sarah was born. He saved this Prosecco all these years, knowing that he wanted to give it to her as a wedding gift someday. What a special gift!!

  • Sarah opted out of the traditional wedding cake, and guests enjoyed her grandmother’s home- made petits fours and delicate cookies for dessert – along with the ice cream sundae bar, these desserts were a hit!

  • After dinner, Sarah surprised guests and changed into a sassy salsa-dancing dress full of beautiful shimmers, and she and Shahram enjoyed their first dance as husband and wife while doing a tango/salsa type of dance. They were amazing and looked like they should be on Dancing with the Stars! :)

    Vendors they selected:
    Ceremony and Reception Venue: Center for Urban Horticulture
    Catering: Herban Feast
    Band: Johnny 5
    Florist: Juniper Flowers
    Ceremony musicians: Windstrings
    Hair: Gene Juarez
    Photographer: Family friend, Liz Hair

1 comment:

  1. I love her dress! It fits her so perfectly! Beautiful!