Tag Archives: Fall Weddings

Centerpiece of the Week Vol. 2

Today is the first day of Fall! I am so ready for the warmer temperatures and the return of turtlenecks.  As a wedding planner, the months of September, October and parts of November always seems to call for a fall theme or color scheme.

I believe that it is very important to embrace the time of year you are getting married and incorporate these elements in your surroundings, but do not get too overboard with trying to express your theme. You do need pumpkins or only the color palette or red, orange and brown to signify fall.  Incorporate plums and different color greens to signify the greenery that is changing around us.


Totally love the little open me note in this place setting.

Source: Coco Kelly

ellyB Real Weddings – Melissa and Patrick

Back in September we had the privilege of planning the wedding of Melissa and Patrick. The couple were both located in Washington, D.C. but choose to have their nuptials in the hometown of Melissa here in Atlanta. Melissa wanted the ceremony to take place in the newly redesigned amphitheater at Callanwolde Fine Arts center, but after a week of the flooding here in Atlanta, the rain could not stay away.

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The ring bearer and flower girl were just absolutely adorable and actually stole the show from Melissa and Patrick.

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Lighted lanterns hung from the reception ballroom.

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One of the bridesmaids actually flew in from Japan with a thousand cranes that we incorporated into the decor.

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The reason why the couple choose Callanwolde is not only the venue beautiful but Melissa actually went there for dance lessons. I loved how they incorporated something meaningful into their big day.

Thank you to all the vendors that helped make this day spectacular:

Venue – Callanwolde

Florals – Carla  from On Occasions of Atlanta

Cake – Sweet n Sinful

Rentals – Classic Party Rentals

DJ – Travis from Avalanche Entertainment

Catering – Endive

Photography – Ron White