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Fairytale Ivory & Fall Blush El Chorro Wedding | Outstanding Weddings

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The holiday’s always bring more than just celebration for this joyous season; our Outstanding Occasions teams is excited to share this fairytale blush and ivory wedding!  Katie and Evan’s November wedding perfectly captures the autumn tones and bright love Katie and Evan have for one another. Katie’s bridesmaids wore simple, elegant burgundy floor-length dresses complimented by lively bouquets filled with garden roses, soft green succulents, and hints of dainty eucalyptus wrapped in silk ribbon designed by Petal Pusher. Katie’s breathtaking ivory, lace gown was detailed with a long veil and lavish bouquet filled with an array of roses, pops of green succulents, marsala toned florals, peonies, embellished in raw silk ribbon! Simple, yet sophisticated stationary by Minted, detailed with gold and purple, set the tone for Katie and Evan’s magical night!

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Katie and Evan’s gorgeous ceremony took place at Assumptions Greek Orthodox Church. Honey stained wood pedestals were designed with glass vases atop adorned with vibrant hydrangea, white garden roses, jasmine, eucalyptus and touches of succulents for a dreamy focal point for the newlyweds.  Sweetwater Strings played softly in the background, creating a romantic ambience for the ceremony! Following the ceremony, guests headed to El Chorro’s Casa Paloma Patio to enjoy an outdoor cocktail hour under the vibrant Arizona sunset. The elegant setting included grey and velvet pink La Tavola Fine Linens draped over cocktail tables adorned with rose gold vases with blush, ivory, and marsala florals. As the cocktail hour concluded, guests found their escort cards in a beautiful display that included geodes and geometric vessels, greenery and floral.

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Continuing the evening of celebration, family and friends entered El Chorro’s Casa Paloma for a sophisticated and chic reception. The room was transformed with champagne velvet pinot linens by La Tavola Fine Linens and honey colored wooden tables. Florals in brushed gold vases with dusty miller, hydrangeas, roses, succulents mixed with white and marsala tapered candles created a  simple elegance. Hanging geometric atriums with greens and fairy lights completed the look.  Desert House Productions played music that set the vibe for the evening. Guests were delighted with delicate desserts by Paula Jacqueline.

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Katie and Evan’s evening could not have been more special and unique, and our Outstanding Occasions team was so happy to have been a part of it. The gorgeous details and lush florals made for an unbelievable wedding! Thank you to Amy and Jordan Photography for capturing this loving newlyweds perfect nuptials.

Wedding Professionals: Ceremony: Assumptions Greek Orthodox Church, Venue: El Chorro, Ceremony, Cocktail Hour Musicians:  Sweetwater Strings, Reception Musicians: Desert House Productions, Photographers: Amy and Jordan Photography, Florist: Petal Pusher, Linens: La Tavola Fine Linens, Glassware and Tables: Fancy Lou, Photobooth: Hip Booth, Stationery:  Minted, Dessert/Cake: Paula Jacqueline

 

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Outstanding Occasions Wedding Weekend | Outstanding Occasions

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Happy Holidays from our Outstanding Occasions Team! This lovely Saturday, Brittanie and Eric will be tying the knot at Brophy Chapel followed by cocktail hour and reception at Royal Palms Resort & Spa. With the quick change of crispness in the air, their strong love will surely warm your hearts. Guests will enjoy an elegant holiday-inspired cocktail hour on the Palmera Patio where cocktail tables will be adorned with pops of deep crimson roses and lush greenery designed by Flower Bar! As cocktail hour comes to an end, guest will head inside to Palmera Salon for a reception filled with fragrant Christmas greens and florals, lively music, and burgundy linens! Melissa Jill Photography and Something New Media will be there Saturday to capture all the intimate moments!

We can’t wait to see this beautiful wedding come to life and share the special day with Brittanie and Eric! Follow our @outstandingoccasions Instagram story for some sneak peaks and behind the scenes of the big day!

A huge thank you to our professional wedding vendors: Ceremony/Reception Wedding Venue: Royal Palms Resort & Spa,  Brophy Chapel, Photography/ Videography: Melissa Jill Photography, Something New Media, Florist: Flower Bar, Linens: La Tavola Fine Linens, Stationery: Nora Belle Designs, Rentals: Us to U Rentals, Transportation: Dunn Transportation/Ollie the Trolley, Ceremony Musicians: Allegro Quartet, Reception Musicians: Jeremy with Ray the DJ

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Bridal Relaxation & Last Minute Wedding Beauty Tips, Yes Please!

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Inhale, exhale and lets begin! Brides, we thought it was just about time to share some helpful relaxation tips and beauty regimes to get you prepared for your dusted rose petal walk down the aisle! Trust us, we know your calendar is full from 8am to 10pm, but pencil in one night for your personal glitz and glam session. With the pressure of looking your best on your wedding day, we have created some special tips to save you time. From face masks to humidifiers, you will thank us in the end. Sit back, light your candle and hit the pamper button! Lets get started:

Step one

Turn off your phone or our favorite, hit the do not disturb button! As hard as this may be, it is for your own sanity. With the wedding day around the corner, there are a million and one things to still get done. Take a night in, remember your love for your fiancé and give yourself some YOU time! Don’t look at emails, social media or return calls. You need this!

Relaxation Time 

1. Draw a bath and light a candle: Pick out your favorite bath bomb, light your favorite scented candle, turn on some music and relax. You will be thanking yourself.

2. Take out your humidifier or head over to amazon for a quick delivery! Whether you are looking for sleep, relaxation, or getting rid of that pesky cold- essential oils are here to do you justice. We recommend the lavender for a good night sleep and deep relaxation.

3. Pick out a good book or podcast to listen to. This will de-clutter your mind from wedding details and force you to think about a different topic.

4. Get a good night’s sleep! Wash your sheets, put on your silk sleeping eye mask, and catch those z’s to get a good night of rest.

5. It is important to carry out simple relaxation steps in your daily life, especially during the stressful time of wedding planning. Try looking into a packaged yoga deal to relieve some stress and reduce the build up. Great options such a candle light yoga or maybe just try a simple yoga stretch.

Beauty Hacks

1.  Get out your go-to coconut oil and lets get crazy! As you probably have heard by now, coconut oil is magic. You can use a small handful to put in your hair for softer and less damaged ends. Or try to it as a moisturizer for  your body when you get out of the shower or bath!

2.  Drink lots of water! This is the best way to flush your body and filter out toxins for fresh, clear skin.

3.  Throw on your favorite hydrating mask for your at-home spa night, while you turn on some Netflix or read your favorite book. This is the perfect way to get your face to have that glowing look for your big night!

4. Whiten those teeth! Your happiest day is upon you and we want your smile to sparkle. There are at home techniques that are very effective such as charcoal, whitening strips, or even just toothpaste with added whitening.  For a faster route, check with your dentist for their preferred whitening procedure! 

5. Get your skin prepped and ready for the big day! Try to get on a nightly skin routine and a weekly facial exfoliant.  Smooth out your skin tone and apply a serum or oil to get your face feeling soft and plumped.

Whether you have already started your own form of wedding beauty tips or needed some advice, remember to give yourself some you time to relax a little and get prepared for your wedding day!

Photo Source: Andrew & Jade Photography

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Kristen and Ken’s Four-Seasons Wedding Featured on Carats & Cake | Fantastic Features

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This vibrant, elegantly stunning, and breathtaking evening perfectly showcased Kristen and Ken’s gorgeous Outstanding Occasions wedding! Detailed fuchsia florals and sparkling gold accents complimented this fairytale Four Seasons nuptials! From a lavish outdoor cocktail hour to an intimate bistro lit dinner, this night was everything and more. We are so happy to be featured on Carats & Cake, head over here to see all the details!kk Kristen and Kens Four Seasons Wedding Featured on Carats & Cake | Fantastic Features

 

 

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Fall Middle Eastern Royal Palms Wedding | Outstanding Weddings

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Romantic details of lush burgundy and elegant ivory gave Stefanie and Hamzah’s fall Middle Eastern nuptials a sophisticated, magical feel.  From the moment we met this lovely couple, their fun-spirited personalities were easy to connect with. From glamorous chandeliers to a bold color pallet, this Royal Palms wedding was simply breathtaking! Tones of chocolate cosmos, rich burgundy, and white florals made a statement in the natural greenery of Stefanie’s unique bouquet by Inspired Environments. The beautiful bride wore a lace ivory gown while her bridesmaids wore elegant black floor-length dresses. Chic, yet simple stationary with touches of gold calligraphy designed by Idieh Design, set the tone of the nuptials to come.

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Royal Palms’ Alegria Garden was the perfect outdoor setting for Stefanie and Hamzah’s nuptials. The stunning ivory chiffon and burgundy velvet draped arch was the focal point of the ceremony, made even more stunning with an crystal chandelier. The aisle was lined with an assortment of pillar candles that set the ambiance of the romantic vows waiting to be whispered. As the ceremony concluded, guests made their way to the Palmera Lounge and Patio for a warm welcoming cocktail hour. Beige-covered high boys and ivory-covered low cocktail tables accompanied by gold vases and bold plum florals, were scattered among the lively guests. Music by The Instant Classics softly played in the background while drinks and appetizers made the rounds. As the hour came to an end, guests found their seating assignments on an elaborate display of wooden credenzas detailed with tall gold pillar candles, olive branches, and maroon florals!

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Continuing the night, the gorgeous detailing and elegant decor for dinner and dancing at this Royal Palms wedding was simply uncanny. In the Palmera Salon, a glazed wooden table stood at the head of the room adorned with black taper candles on a crystal candelabra with soft touches of olives branches, green, cream and maroon floral arrangements. The base of the centerpieces was embellished by a subtle display of lush greenery, delicately lit candles, and fruit. A mix of intertwined farm tables and ivory linen from La Tavola Fine Linens gave the room the intimate feeling of a fall romantic night.  The decor of Stefanie and Hamzah’s Royal Palms wedding was unique, romantic, and passionate! At the conclusion of dinner, guest were welcomed to join the dance floor for a night of live music by The Instant Classics. Guest ended the night dancing, lounging in the ballroom, and indulging in delicious wedding cake!

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Our Outstanding Occasions team was so excited to have the opportunity to transform Stefanie and Hamzah’s personalities into their magical Royal Palms wedding. The romantic decor and unique details made for an enchanting evening. Thanks to Rachael Koscica Photography for making this night truly unforgettable!

Wedding Professionals: Venue: Royal Palms, Ceremony, Cocktail House & Dinner Musicians: The Instant Classics, Photographer: Rachael Koscica Photography,  Stationery: Idieh Design, Florist: Inspired Environments,   Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen, Wood Table, Bar, Lounge Furniture and Dinner Chairs: Classic Party Rentals & Us to U Rentals.

 

 

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