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Tuesday Shoesday

Hello, hello! Happy Tuesday! In case you don’t know, Sarah and I have big spots in our hearts for shoes. BIG. I love them so much, I dedicated a entire day on my little blog for them, and now I am bringing that love over here as well. Because really, does one ever tire from seeing gorgeous shoes? Correct answer: no. So for the first installment of Tuesday Shoesday on the TRUE Event blog – I bring to you, the perfect Kate Spade TRUE Event shoe.

Kate Spade from Zappos

For more shoe love, check out {life in the super burbs} {brancoprata} {magnolia rouge} {demoiselle} {meant to be sent} {simply & forever} {landlocked bride} {swatchbook weddings} {luna & chloe weddings} {merci new york} {enchanted dream weddings}

Caroline and Alexi’s Invitations by Paper Moss

We are firm believers that invitations set the tone for any event, and the paper accessories provide the perfect opportunity to tell your story as a couple through the details, which is why we love working with the lovely ladies of Paper Moss. They definitely didn’t disappoint with Caroline & Alexi’s invitation suite, and we are so excited to share them with you!
From Emily of Paper Moss…We love a lot of color combos at Paper Moss, but navy, aqua and yellow has become one of our favorites this year! With a great color combination to start with, there is nothing we love more at Paper Moss than adding special personal touches to the invites, and this suite was full of them! One of our favorites was the airplane – a hand drawn icon that included their wedding date & initials on the side of the plane that represented the famous airport hanger reception site, Saltwater Farm Vineyard. We were thrilled to have worked with Caroline & Alexi and wish them all the best!

Photos Courtesy of Laura Ashbrook Photography

Coffee Talk Monday… The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 Pick

We are so beyond thrilled and truly honored to be picked by The Knot as one of the best in Weddings for 2011. A huge THANK YOU to everyone at the Knot for recognizing us this year as an editor’s pick!! This is one of the biggest honors in the industry and we couldn’t be more excited!! This prestigious award is presented annually to those wedding vendors whose commitment to excellence ranks them far and above their peers as reviewed by the editors at The Knot. There are so many talented wedding coordinators in the industry but only a select few are able to claim this honor.

Additional information regarding the Knot:

The Knot ( is the internet’s most-trafficked one-stop wedding planning solution. Founded in 1996 to offer a much-needed alternative to the white-gloved, outdated advice of the available etiquette experts, The Knot has quickly become America’s leading wedding brand reaching out to millions of engaged couples each year through our award-winning website, books, magazines, and broadcast offerings.

The brand’s trademark fresh voice and real-world sensibility can be found everywhere a bride looks: on newsstands in national and regional editions of The Knot magazine; in bookstores; in newspapers through Scripps Howard and McClatchy-Tribune News Services; online at major portals like MSN and Comcast; and on TV through original programming on the Style Network and a weddings-only, video-on-demand channel on Comcast Cable.

Caroline and Alexi’s Saltwater Farm Vineyard Wedding

Venue: Saltwater Farm Vineyard (Stonington, CT)

Mood/Details: Caroline and Alexi are a couple that reminded me on a daily basis why I am so lucky I get to do what I do. Without ever meeting Caroline after a short phone conversation she booked me on the spot, and we immediately became great friends. It makes me smile when I think how lucky I am to work with such incredible people on the biggest day of their lives, and this is a couple/family that will always hold a special place in my heart and a wedding I will always remember. Caroline described their vision as Whimsical, FUN, and a new term we coined “Hippie Preppy” a blending of details, tons of fun, bright colors, and a party that was filled with love.

The Venue an old airport hanger was a source of inspiration for the details we wove through the paper (stay tuned for a separate post on the incredible designs for the invitation, escort cards etc. that Paper Moss worked with us to create)

Event Design/Coordination: True Event
Photography: Max Flatow
Floral: Hana Floral Design
Hair/Makeup: Jennie Fresa Beauty Library
Paper: Paper Moss
Catering: River Tavern
Music/Lighting: Elan Artists (Eric Nicolas and One Love)
Rentals: Rentals Unlimited
Venue: Saltwater Farm Vineyard
Attire: The White Dress by the Shore
Accommodations: Inn at Stonington, Hilton (Mystic)

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