So, you all have probably figured it out by now, but I am completely madly in love with this wedding. I mean, with all these fabulous ideas, how could you not be?  All great event designers know how to use decor to build excitement as the party progresses.  This is one very cool part about working with Ethnic Essence.  Smita runs an in-house team of floral designers and event planners.  So, the weddings they do always seem to have the perfect energy and ambiance.
You would think that it would be hard to have a grand finale reception that stands up to that bright orange and blue ceremony palette, wouldn’t you? Not for Ethnic Essence. They choose an almost all-white reception palette that had a big punch without loud.  It is really brilliant, and if you put your ear up to your computer screen you can almost here the “oooohs” and “ahhhs” coming from the guests! And, you all know that the one color I am OBSESSED with is white. There is something about the chic simplicity of the color that appeals to me, so I went bonkers when I saw this reception.
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This wedding is filled with adorable ideas.  The "Casino Cocktail Hour" is always going to be a hit, and definitely a great way for your loved ones from different parts of your life to get to know one another.  And, make sure you don't miss this scrumptious candy cupcake bar.  All I can say is YUM!
I don’t know if it was the venue, the photographs, or the décor that sent me over the top, but I am sad to see this wedding go.  Good thing we have some awesome, awesome things on the calendar for next week, so I have tons to look forward to!
Huge, huge, huge thank you to Yogi Patel, of Global Photography for this submission. And, of course the team over at Ethnic Essence!
Vendors that made this fairytale Indian wedding come true!
Photography : Global Photography / Video : Robles Video / Floral/Décor/Linens: Ethnic Essence / Priest : Priest Shukavak Dasa / Lighting : Marriot & 3D Sounds / Hair/Makeup : Shear Artistry Caterer (ceremony) Jay Bharat / Caterer (reception) Delhi Palace / Reception Dessert :Marriot Sandy Chui / Cup Cakes : Crumbs / Live Singer Jay Shri Gohil / Transportation Avant Garde Global Transportation / Ceremony : Ritz Carlton, Laguna Beach / Reception: Marriot Laguna Cliffs / DJ : 3D Sounds / Mehndi : NYHenna
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