- Posted on Thursday, 12 June 2014
Today we are thrilled to bring you part two of Chris and Jenna’s 2-day wedding affair. Their cozy church nuptials and elegant lavender-infused reception planned by Cathrin D'Entremont Weddings were made even dreamier by the signature magic of Ben Yew Photography.
A word from Catherin D’Entremont Weddings…
“Jenna and Chris knew that their guest list would exceed 200, so the River Room at the Convention Centre was the perfect place to hold their reception. They chose the colours lavender, silver and white and Jenna wanted 3 dress changes for the actual wedding day so Alvin from Aelkemi created magic.
The couple met for their ‘First Look’ on the same bridge he had proposed. The Church ceremony was very small with only 60 guests and followed immediately by pre-dinner drinks at the Convention Centre. When it was time for the guests to be seated, they walked through a long tunnel all made from draping where we hung some of the couple’s engagement photos before they entered the elaborate decorated reception room.
Jenna and Chris wanted the room filled with silk white orchids and crystal chandeliers. Jenna’s first idea of having personalized monogrammed glasses as a Bomboniere was quickly changed when all the glasses arrived in pieces by post. Plan B was a dessert buffet for guests to take home little treats. She was reluctant to do this as she thought that most of her guests would not like sweets. But after the dessert table was opened, it was emptied within 10 minutes.
Everyone was busy dancing the evening away and had a great time having their photos taken in the photo booth to help fill up Jenna and Chris’ photo book.”
Any wedding planning tips to share with our readers?
“Weddings are pricey, so rent as much as you can for the wedding (decorations etc.) so you will save a lot of money and be able to spend more on things that will make the day special, like photographers, musicians and so on. Also, if you both have busy lifestyles then having a wedding planner or a friend that will help you on the day goes a long way in lessening the stress for the both of you.” ~ Chris and Jenna
What advice would you like to give for couples that are about to be wed?
“Happy wife, happy life. No matter how irrational she can be, she is always right. Patience and compromise are key for longevity in a relationship.” ~ Chris
Congratulations on your marriage Chris and Jenna! May it be every bit as beautiful as your wedding!
No. of guests: 200
Photography and Videography: Ben Yew
Ceremony Venue: St Mary's Parish Leederville
Reception Venue: Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre
Wedding Planner: Cathrin D'Entremont Weddings
Wedding Dress: Reddoll on Etsy
Reception Dresses: Ae'lkemi
Bride’s Shoes: Badgley Mischka
Bride’s Jewelry: Glitters Accessories
Hair: Cision Hair
Makeup: Hendra Widjaja
Bridesmaid Dresses: Twobirds convertible dresses
Groom's and Groomsmen's Suits: Australian Formal Wear
Silk Orchids and Candelabras: Bomboniere Galore
Cake and Wedding Favours (Dessert Buffet): Cake Love Couture
Stationery: Deanpenn Stationery on Etsy
Entertainment/DJ: Adrian, Gold Bass
Photo Booth: Perth Photo Booth Hire
Car Rental: Lavish Limousines Perth