In the bridal suite at the Rose Center, Christina grabbed her bouquet filled with colorful flowers and posed in her a-line wedding gown in front of sun-soaked windows for photos. Her bridesmaids in mauve colored dresses all help each other complete their wedding looks with dainty accessories before heading out to watch Christina and Sunho’s first look. The groomsmen met the bridesmaids just outside the Rose Center doors and Christina made her walk upstairs where Sunho awaited her. With quiet chatter in the background, Christina tapped her groom’s shoulder and waited for his reaction. Smiles filled both the bride and groom’s faces as their eyes met. A warm embrace was shared and many compliments were exchanged between the two before they went downstairs together to line up for the ceremony with their wedding party.
A welcome table with engagement photos of the bride and groom, paper fans to keep cool, and guest book encouraged guests to sign their well wishes before taking a seat. A floral arch covered in an assortment of lavender, pink and yellow flowers and green foliage stood center stage and ghost chairs were perfectly aligned in rows. Once everyone was seated, Sunho walked out followed by the groomsmen, bridesmaids, and ending with Christina. In front of family and friends, the bride and groom read personalized vows and participated in a unity tree ceremony. Rings were exchanged and the couple was pronounced husband and wife, and with that, the newlyweds shared a kiss as guests cheered them on.
The bar opened for cocktail hour in the courtyard and the newlywed’s signature drinks, a Moscow Mule and Mojito, were served while guests snacked on light bites before dinner. The bride and groom snuck away only for a few newlywed photos then rejoined their guests for the remainder of cocktail hour. After a few drinks and snacks and a whole lot of good conversation, everyone headed inside.
A painted wooden seating chart decorated in greenery lead guests to their correct table for dinner. A soft but colorful color palette of flowers sprouted up from the center of each table and tall candlesticks were lit around them. White linens and light grey napkins ensure the flowers were the star of the show and simple plates and flatware marked each place setting. The bride and groom made their grand entrance and shared their first dance before taking a seat at the sweetheart table. Toasts were made and dinner was served under sparkling chandeliers. Afterwards, Christina and Sunho cut into their two-tier white wedding cake with cappuccino creme filling and guests were invited to enjoy an assortment of tiny desserts. While enjoying some sweets, the bride and groom played a few games for the enjoyment of their guests, then everyone got out of their seats and onto the dance floor to end the evening.
Venue: Rose Center // Catering: Jay’s Catering // Photographer: Joyce Choi Photography // Planning: Cordially Invited Events // Florist: Jovial Floral Co. // Rentals: Joyfully Co. // DJ: Shine Entertainment // HMUA: Grace Lin Makeup