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Real Weddings: Laura + AJ

I love it when I see weddings that I know will still be beautiful in ten years, twenty years, fifty years… Laura and AJ’s wedding is one of those that has a timeless quality to me – not only due to the gorgeous details, but also because of the beautiful images that were captured by one of my favorite people and photographers, Luke Walker from Clark+Walker Studio.

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Laura planned each detail of her wedding – from the invitations to the flowers – around her elegant Renella de Fina gown.

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Laura and AJ met while students at Union College in Upstate New York, and returned to their alma mater for their ceremony, held at the lovely Memorial Chapel on campus.

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The reception was held in the ballroom of the Saratoga National Golf Club. Laura chose to play up the natural beauty of the room with a classic blush and silver color palette. 1920′s-inspired crystal and silver pedestal candleholders highlighted several tables, while others were set with lush baby pink rose centerpieces.

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Guests went home with jars of yummy gooey hot fudge sauce from local company Sundaes Best.

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The following Upstate New York vendors contributed to Laura and AJ’s wedding:

Photography – Clark+Walker Studio
Ceremony – Union College Memorial Chapel
Reception – Saratoga National
Flowers- Fleurtacious Designs
Dress – Renella de Fina from Lily Saratoga
Bridesmaid Dresses – Alvina Valenta
Hair/makeup – Make Me Fabulous
Cake – Mansion Catering
Entertainment – The Karen Lawrence Band
Day of Coordinator – Maureen Donnally of Timeless Weddings
Stationery – The Pink Orange and Paper Dolls of Saratoga
Favors – Sundaes Best Hot Fudge Sauce

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10 comments on “Real Weddings: Laura + AJ

  1. Laura writes...

    Luke & Ami, thank you so much for featuring us. We are honored to be on your beautiful site!

  2. I agree – this wedding will hold its appeal and elegance for generations as everything they’ve chosen is timeless. Lovely

  3. Hi,
    Wonder if you can help ?
    My daughter is in love with the crystal candle holders shown on Laura & AJ’s wedding September 14, 2010 page. can you tell me where to locate them?
    Thank you so much,
    Mrs. Dawna Smith
    .-= Dawna Smith’s most recent blog post: Weekly Roundup =-.

  4. Laura writes...

    Hi Dawna,

    My florist, Kris Ann from Fleurtacious Designs, actually purchased the candle holders for her own wedding in March. I also loved them so I asked her if I could use them for my wedding. If you call or email her I’m sure she could give you some information on them. Her website is http://www.fleurtaciousdesigns.com/.

    Laura

  5. Megan writes...

    What is the name of the dress? I went to the designers website but couldn’t find this gorgeous gown!! Thanks!

    • Ami writes...

      hi megan! i’m so sorry but i don’t have the gown name. sometimes they cycle out pretty fast. :(

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