October 10, 2008

Nicole & Greg

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       It was a thrill to return to Garden City, New York for my first cousin's FIRST DAUGHTER'S fabulous wedding!  The wedding was held in Nicole's hometown in East Islip.

 

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The wedding party was large (10 bridesmaids) and beautiful!  Nicole designed her own pick-up skirt wedding dress.  The attendant's dresses were made in the same style.

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Here was the flower girl, who was pulled down the aisle in a decorated wagon.  Isn't she sweet?

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Nicole's dress was in ivory and gold-champagne, so, ivory and gold continued throughout the elegant reception decor at the Garden City Hotel.

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Votive holders served as the guest's place cards.  These lit votives at every place setting  made the reception room glow.

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During cocktail hour, the vodka bottle ice luge was a big hit with the guests!  Martinis were custom mixed in any flavors guests wanted and poured down the bottle neck ice shaft straight into their glasses.

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Here I am, surrounded by my husband (sitting) and my sister and brother-in-law. (It's kind of funny how I opted for the red dress while my sis kept with the golden theme…As you can see behind us, I wanted to blend with the uplighting when the party kicked into full gear!)

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The cake was sleek and sophisticated, just like this couple! It was made of three layered flavors (a traditonal family favorite) and served with an assortment of pastries.

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The reception was a fun dance party and everyone danced up a storm!  Here's Nicole and Greg enjoying a quiet dance.

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A great time was had by all. Congratulations, Nicole & Greg!   So glad we could be a part of your special day!