It Takes A Village ~

Greetings ~

As a mom of 2 small boys I hear that comment often and it really is true.  It does take a village!!  But that same comment applies to the wedding world as well.  Without an amazing “village” of vendors weddings, bar mitzvahs, bat mitzvahs and the likes of other special events could not happen as well as they do! Yesterday was no exception as we ended a 2 wedding weekend we headed straight into the 1st Sumner County Venue Crawl.  An opportunity for bride’s to come out alongside their grooms and family and friends and experience 16 venues across the county.  We were out at The Barn on Willis Branch  in Goodlettesville.  And while the rain came down our amazing village loaded in and set up for an afternoon experience.  We are so grateful for the many brides and vendors who came out from 12-4!  We sincerely hope they enjoyed the Barn and the experience as much as we enjoyed creating it.  Here are a few photos from the day.

Want to know more about our village and the amazing villagers who created the looks for The Barn on Willis Branch?

Belles Fleurs – Floral

Covered with Icing – Cakes

Liberty Party Rentals – Rental Items

Visual Elements – Draping

Kathy’s Sugar and Spice – Catering

Scoobie’s Photographic Images – Photography

I DO Rentals

Wishing you a MAGICAL Day ~

Courtney

 

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Tabi and Turk ~ A September to Remember

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Oh I am sooo excited to have these photos!  Many thanks to Celladora Wedding Photography for sharing them with us.  Tabi and Turk were married in a sweet ceremony inside the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in the heart of Nashville TN.  Once the ceremony was complete the guests were whisked away to the cocktail hour so that the ceremony area could be transformed into the wedding reception of their dreams.  I believe I will let the photos speak for themselves.

Well there you have it!  Congratulations to the new Mr. and Mrs!!!  Many many thanks to ALL the amazing vendors who made this day a MAGICAL one

Celladora Wedding Photography

John Jordan Films

Connie Duglin Linens 

Platypus Papers 

Kay Mc Confections

Snyder Entertainment (for lighting)

Repeat after me Nashville

Music City Tents and Events

Branching Out Event Florist

Loews Vanderbilt Hotel – Nashville

Wishing you a MAGICAL day ~

Courtney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Michelle and Cade ~ An August Date to Remember

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There is nothing that makes me happier than to see wedding photos in my inbox from fabulous photographers!  And this week is no exception.  Michelle and Cade were married at Kings’ Chapel in Arrington TN – once their ceremony was complete they were off to Vanderbilt Legends Clubhouse in a 1964 Sunbeam.  Here are some of their MAGICAL photos courtesy of Complete – I think these will tell the story far better than any words!!

Congratulations once again Michelle and Cade ~ we were honored to be a part of your MAGICAL day!

Wishing you a MAGICAL day from the heart of Music City ~

Courtney

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Filming Complete and a giveaway to celebrate Oct!!

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WOW what a whirlwind of a weekend! 2 days 2 weddings and one that included filming for the TLC network.  But alas the filming is complete and now we wait to hear when the show will air.  No worries we will be sure to share with you all when you may catch a glimpse of us on tv.  In the meantime be sure to stick around because we have lots of fun and fabulous weddings to share real soon!

But today I will leave you with a giveaway ~ To celebrate the start of Oct (my FAVORITE time of year) we are asking you to help share the word about us!  So here is how it will work

Share our blog – 1 entry for each time you share (twitter, facebook, linked in- you get the idea)

Like our facebook page – 1 entry

Follow us on twitter – 1 entry

Follow us on pinterest – 1 entry

Make sure you stop back here and tell us what you did so we can keep track of your entries!  We will draw the winner tomorrow morning @ 2:30pm central time!  And we promise you will not be disappointed in the giveaways!!!

Chat tomorrow!!

Wishing you a MAGICAL day ~

Courtney

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Menu Monday ~

Greetings ~

Since coming back from East Africa last month I have had the fabulous opportunity to attend a number of tastings for some up coming weddings.  I have shared the photos on facebook and instagram but wanted to make  sure you my faithful readers were able to see all the yummy goodness.

Choosing a menu is hard and tastings are a great way to see how the food looks, how it will be presented and what it tastes like!  Here is a sampling of some of my recent tastings

 

Tasty Hors d’oeuvres from G Catering

A twist on cheesecake from G Catering

Yummy Roasted veggies and a twist on the black and bleu salad

Salad options side by side created by the Gaylord Opryland Resort

Decisions decisions what would you choose?

Salad options on display

Salad display plates – which would you choose

The final version of the entrees

The final version of the entrees

CAKE

No other words needed – it’s CAKE time

Want to know more about these 2 awesome caterers?  Check out their sites and tell them A Magical Affair sent you!

G Catering

Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Weddings

 

Wishing you a MAGICAL day ~

Courtney

 

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