A Palm Beach Destination WeddingWords by Kyra Goodman
Photos courtesy of Jacqui Cole Photography
A dreamy Palm Beach destination wedding was the clear choice for Tera and Nick. The couple met in the sixth grade and Tera spent countless family vacations on the island. “Nick also fell in love with the island during his first visit and proposed there too!” says the bride. Because of the special place the couple holds in their hearts for Palm Beach, they and 165 of their closest friends and family made the trip to Florida to celebrate their W-day.
The couple said planning a destination wedding was a breeze thanks to the talented people who helped out every step of the way. Internet searches, wedding magazines, personal referrals and their wedding planner were all important resources during the planning process.
Before the wedding, the couple hosted a welcome party in Palm Beach and a pool party at The Breakers, which was a nice opportunity for the guests to enjoy some sunshine before the wedding activities.
“A dream come true!” was the only way the couple could describe their wedding. “My cousin officiated the wedding, so that made the ceremony even more special and personal,” says the happy bride.
The bride’s favorite moment was seeing her groom for the first time while she walked down the aisle with her father by her side. “There was so much anticipation and it was such an incredible moment that I’ll be forever grateful for,” says Tera.
The bride described the reception in one word: fun! “The combination of the dining experience, the band, the music and the sparkler exit made for an incredible evening. We had chocolate chip ice cream sandwiches with rainbow sprinkles passed on the dance floor and a Chicago style hot dog stand full of toppings, which was a special detail that our guests loved.”
“Soak it up!” recommends Tera. “Savor each and every moment with your groom, the day truly does fly by and it’s important to take a moment together to share such a special day.”
Vendors: Photographer: Jacqui Cole Photography, Wedding Planner: Lisa Bascomb with GiaBella Weddings, Ceremony/Reception Site: The Breakers Palm Beach Resort, Florist: Design Studio at The Breakers, Stationery: All She Wrote and Able Invitations and Stationery, Gown Designer: Mira Zwillinger, Groom’s Clothing Designer: Suitsupply and Tom Ford, Bridesmaids/Groomsmen’s Clothing Designer: Lula Kate and Formally Modern Tuxedo, Videographer: McKnight Media, Bagpiper: Graeme Massie, Calligrapher: Bien Fait Calligraphy, Dresser: Lenyce Boyd with Bacio Bacio Bridal Salon, Hair & Makeup: Lotus Hair Studio, Transportation: Palm Beach Tours and Transportation & Music: The Powerhouse Group
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