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Novi, Michigan Indian Wedding by Northern Lights Studio

Happy Wednesday, ladies! We are glad you could join us today because we have a lovely new story to share! This time, Northern Lights Studio will take us on a visual journey through Seema & Nirmal's wedding festivities, and believe us, this is one you don't want to miss. So let's get right into it! We are starting by taking a look at an elegant and fun-loving Sangeet Ceremony planned by Utsav Planners, Inc. And we cannot stretch how much we loved every bit of this pre-wedding event. The magnificent decor that captivated everyone was the result of combining top of the line wedding experts like Utsav Planners, Inc., Christopher & Co and Couture Events. And you already know that once we have all that talent and expertise, there is nothing but perfection to be expected, and this Sangeet was no exception. Both our lovebirds attended this pre-wedding event embracing a traditional style that echoed on the artistic Mehndi design that our lovely Maharani got from Krupa. If you don't want to miss any detail of this incredible Sangeet, make sure to visit the gallery that we have prepared for today. It is the perfect preamble for what is about to come! So go take a look at it, you will love it!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
I met Nirmal at a mutual friend’s birthday party in 2008. We dated throughout high school and attended Michigan State University together. Our love grew stronger for each other throughout the years. We knew we were special to each other early on in our relationship.
 
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We both planned a trip Los Cabos, Mexico as a vacation from school and work. Little did I know, he had much more planned. Before dinner on the second to last night, he asked if we could check out the beach as we were running a little early. The sun was setting and we were casually talking about how big the waves were. He popped the question right then. There was a hidden photographer capturing the big moment! I went on the trip with a boyfriend, but returned with a fiancé!
 
Tell us how you went about planning your wedding, and your overall experience with the Venues, Hair & Makeup, Outfits, Decor Theme, and all of the other important details.
My sister and 3 cousins just recently got married all within the past 4 years. I had all of their recommendations and referrals which was helpful during the planning process. I had a binder that had my inspirations and important details. I updated it whenever I had decor and planning meetings. Nirmal would also add his notes to the binder as well. Our venue was perfect for all of our needs for each event. We had a high guest count and the attached hotel accommodated for all of our out of town guests as well. Our outfits shopping was fairly easy when we went to India. We had a few colors in mind as well as specific stores that we wanted to go to in Mumbai and Surat. We finished all of our shopping within 6 days and were able to visit our grandparents for the rest of our trip. My hair and make up was exceptional with the best dream team anybody could ask for. Our decor theme for our Sangeet was village themed. We had kites shipped from Surat (special thanks to my uncle), a rickshaw, and village themed gujarati foods, such as kichidi! Our Sangeet program was planned by our siblings. It was a skit about our relationship which guests really enjoyed. We had performances by our all of our family members and closest friends.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I selected my bridal lengha within the first 2 hours of shopping in Mumbai as Nirmal ate a sandwich across the street with both of our dads! I knew I wanted white or cream. When I tried it on, my mom and mother-in-law cried. I knew it was the one.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
The most enjoyable part of wedding planning was adding mine and Nirmal’s personal touches. I recently got into graphic designing. I made our wedding programs, wedding itineraries for our welcome bags, signages for each event, and signs for food stations. Nirmal has been DJing for 8 years. He made all of the mixes for our Sangeet, Wedding, and Reception. He even hopped on the turntables at our reception!
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
After our wedding, we received a lot of compliments for the concept of our “unplugged wedding ceremony.” We asked all of our guests to turn off their cell phones and requested no photographs. It was beautiful to walk down the aisle to see a bunch of smiles rather than iPhones & flashes. It created a peaceful ambiance which is hard to find at indian weddings.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Nirmal and I read our vows to each other after our first look the morning of our wedding. It was a moment that resonates with us till this day. We made our promises and shared our heartfelt vows that we will never forget.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Just breathe. Everything will be perfect.
 
Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
Planner & Decor: Utsav Planners
Cake & Floral: Christopher & Co.
Photographer: Northern Lights Studio
Videographer: Prism Media Lab
DJ & AV/Lighting: DJ Sohbash & DJ Nimz Entertainment
Bridal Hair: Raimonda Pepaj
Bridal Make Up: Amanie Mokhdad
Bridesmaid Hair: Rochelle Jarbo & Omed Maro
Bridesmaid Make Up: Farah Savaya & Caroline Denha
Mehndi: Krupa Thomas
Venue: Diamond Center at Suburban Collection Showplace
Catering: Rasna
Horse & Carriage: Pinecrest Carriages
 

There is more coming in a bit!

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Planning & Design: Utsav Planners,Inc. | Floral & Decor: Utsav Planners,Inc. | Ceremony & Reception Venue: Suburban Collection Showplace | Floral & Decor: Christopher & Co | Floral & Decor: Couture Events | Bridal Hair: Raimonda Pepaj | Bridal Make Up: Amanie Mokhdad | Bridesmaid Hair: Rochelle Jarbo | Bridesmaid Hair: Omed Maro | Bridesmaid Make Up: Farah Savaya | Bridesmaid Make Up: Caroline Denha | Catering: Rasna Catering | DJ: Cymatic Entertainment | DJ: DJ Sohbash | DJ: DJ Nimz Entertainment | Baraat: Cymatic Entertainment | Baraat Dholi: Dholi Sati | Baraat Horse & Carriage: Pinecrest Carriages | Cake & Treats: Wisteria Bakehaus | Cake & Treats: Christopher & Co | Cinematography: Prism Media Lab | Lighting: DJ Sohbash | Lighting: DJ Nimz Entertainment | Mehndi Artist: Krupa | Photography: Northern Lights Studio


Wellesley, MA Indian Fusion Wedding by Ptaufiq Photography

Hello, ladies! We hope you are ready for more! And what better way to continue our journey than taking a look at an outstanding photoshoot waiting to brighten up your day! So, let's not wait any longer, and let's head over to The Gardens at Elm Bank to enjoy this outdoor photoshoot! Both Stephanie & Nitin looked flawless and demonstrated to have an excellent presence in front of the cameras! It almost seems like if they were born to be photo models! And if you were wondering who are the masterminds behind such mesmerizing visual masterpieces, it is none other than the talented team from PTaufiq Photography. The way they managed to capture the beauty of this lovely couple and all the emotions that surrounded this intimate moment is outstanding! Every single shot seems like a recreation of a princess fairytale, and we cannot stop seeing them! For more jaw-dropping scenes, make sure to take a look at the full gallery that we have prepared for today! We've compiled the best of the best for your enjoyment, so you don't want to miss it! Besides, it is the best preamble for you to prepare for the grand wedding reception that it is right around the corner, so check it out!

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We still have one more stop at these lovebirds wedding reception! So get ready to have some fun!

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Photography: PTaufiq Photography | Cinematography: PTaufiq Photography | Ceremony & Reception Venue: The Gardens at Elm Bank | Planning & Design: Mint To Be Events | Floral & Decor: Luisa's Decorations | Catering: Raagini Indian Bistro | Catering: Diego Catering | DJ: Boston Sound and Light Company | DJ: Premiere Latin DJs | Baraat: Boston Sound and Light Company | Baraat: Premiere Latin DJs | Baraat: Dholi Ravi | Baraat Horse: Bridal Carriage by Sally | Pandit: Mahesh Shelat


Srinagar & Gulmarg, Kashmir Indian Pre-Wedding Shoot by Knotty Days

Welcome back, beautiful ladies! This real-life fairytale continues, and we have all the details for you to keep enjoying Anish & Anchal's romantic pre-wedding photoshoot! This time, our two lovebirds changed the setting and went for a walk through the woods to capture more romantic scenes! And, oh boy, we loved the final result! The once green leafy trees were slowly changing their leaves and their color, unveiling the cold winter hues that go along with the freezy December weather! And that perfect backdrop added an extra touch of romance and uniqueness to this fantastic photoshoot captured by Knotty Days! Hands down, one outstanding photoshoot like one we haven't seen in quite a while! Each shot is so amazing that you get to feel just as if you were there! If you can't get enough of this lovely couple, we have a fantastic gallery for your enjoyment! So, go check it out!

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We are utterly amazed by this photoshoot! And we still have one more stop, so come and join us!

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Ledyard, CT Indian Wedding by Park Street Weddings

Happy Friday, Maharanis! Another week has gone by, and we are thankful for your daily company. That is why we have decided to do something special for you, and end this week with a flourish, by taking a look at Kiren & Rafey's wedding! So, sit back, relax, and get ready for the weekend with this fantastic love story. We are kicking off this journey by joining our lovebirds at an outdoor photo session leading to a Rasm-e-Hina Ceremony, and oh boy, we are thrilled by every single shot captured by Park Street Weddings. The perfect backdrop, the presence of these lovebirds in front of the camera, and the love they irradiate got beautifully portrayed to the point that it seems like a live-action from an Indian Fairytale! After the photoshoot, this lovebirds headed over to the APA Hotel Woodbridge, where Starz Decor crafted a traditional and enchanting decor for the Rasm-e-Hina Ceremony. The colorful decor, the traditional fabrics, and the perfect placement of all the ornaments set the mood for this vibrant event, and we can tell that everyone had a great time! Check more of this lovely couple during their wedding festivities by taking a look at today's gallery! It is worth the while!

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We are just getting started, so stay tuned for more!

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Photography: Park Street Weddings | Ceremony Venue: APA Hotel Woodbridge | Reception Venue: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center | Floral & Decor: Starz Decor | DJ: DJ Salman


Indio, CA Indian Wedding by Attila Iuhasz Photography

Hello there, sweethearts! We arrived at Siva & Shawn's wedding festivities grand finale by joining them at their wedding reception held at the Bougainvillea Estate! This exclusive venue became the nest of an event that got us utterly impressed. Once again, the talented team from Eventspell joined forces with Kumba Events, and they together worked their magic to create a design and decor that got us sighing! It was an absolute visual delight that seemed to be taken out from a fairytale! To set the musical mood for the evening, our lovebirds decided t bring Special Occasions DJ on board, who put everyone to dance with upbeat tunes and the best Bollywood Hits! And to crown an all-rounded top-of-the-line experience, Vishnu Catering cooked delicious plates to ensure that everyone will get their favorite food! In between dancing, delicious food, and the shots prepared by Mint Bartending, the night got to an end. But there is no need to feel sorrow as you can relive and revisit all the beauty of this event through the amazing shots captured by Attila Iuhasz Photography. The best of all is that we have them all in today's gallery, so you are just a click away from having a great time! 

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That is all for today, darlings! Have a great and restful weekend! See you on Monday!

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Catering: Vishnu Catering | Venues: Bougainvillea Estate | Planning & Design: Eventspell | Floral & Decor: Kumba Events | Hair & Makeup: Sitting Pretty Beauty Lounge | DJ: Special Occasions DJ | Cinematography: Scrapmedia | Henna Artist: Unrivaled Henna | Henna Artist: Penny Kohl’s | Bartending: Mint Bartending | Photography: Attila Iuhasz Photography


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