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Mahwah, NJ Indian Wedding by Saroj Studios

Hello, darlings! We are glad you could join us at Anvi & Nish's wedding reception party! This vibrant and joyful event held at the halls of Sheraton Mahwah Hotel was the perfect way to bring the wedding festivities to an end. Following the line of amazingness set during all previous events, the talented team from Tum Hi Ho Events coordinated and designed a fantastic reception, while Abhishek Decorators managed to amaze us again with an elegant decor filled with traditional flair. And we cannot stretch how much we loved it! For the musical department, Amplifire Entertainment took the wheel and enlivened every moment of the evening, setting the dancefloor on fire and making everyone dance the night away! The culinary experience was in charge of Moghul Caterers, who created mouth-watering plates that everyone enjoyed, right before having a bite at the delicious sweet cake baked by A Little Cake Le Petit Gateau. And just before we let you go, we want to make a special shoutout to Saroj Studios for sharing the incredible shots they captured during this gala as every single one of them is a visual masterpiece! If you want to relive the most beautiful moments of this banging reception party, head into our full gallery for more! Believe us, it is worth to be seen! 

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How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I always wanted a traditional red lengha. Little did I know there are over a 100 shades of red, when I went shopping. But when I saw this lengha, I just knew.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
The look on the grooms face once the cloth was taken away from between us during the wedding.
 
For events other than your ceremony, please tell us as much as you would like about the decor, style, dances, and all the special details.
Our first dance we had both of our favorite songs and some throwback 90’s hits, which we both loved performing to.

We cannot wait for tomorrow, we will have a new exciting story for you!
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Floral & Decor: Abhishek Decorators | Planning & Design: Tum Hi Ho Events | DJ: Amplifire Entertainment | Photography: Saroj Studios | Cinematography: Saroj Studios | Ceremony Venue: Sheraton Mahwah Hotel | Reception Venue: Sheraton Mahwah Hotel | Hair & Makeup: Cinderella Bridez | Catering: Moghul Caterers | Sangeet Catering: Dimple's Bombay Talk Catering Services | Baraat-Vidaai Car Service: Jaszy Rolls Royce Limousines | Cake & Treats: A Little Cake Le Petit Gateau | Priest: Himanshu Jani


Atlanta, GA Indian Wedding by R.A.G.artistry

Are you ready to have some fun, Maharanis? If that is the case, you've come to the right place because we are wrapping up  Ami & Naishik's wedding festivities by taking a look at an elegant and fun-loving reception held inside the halls of the Loews Atlanta Hotel! So get ready to enjoy it! Once again, Mandap World showed all their talent and expertise, creating a lovely and luxurious decor that set the mood for this festive event! To turn this gala into a party, Indaglow Productions enlivened the night playing the latest Bollywood hits very well accompanied by a colorful scheme of lights that everyone loved! When the dinner time arrived, Mirch Masala took care of the culinary experience, preparing delicious dishes right before the guests had the chance to take a bite at the tasty cake baked by Frosted Pumpkin. Undoubtedly, this was a night to remember, and the best way to bring the wedding festivities to an end with a bang! And we want to make a big shoutout to R.A.G.artistry as it is thanks to their fantastic shots that we get to relive this entire wedding just as if we were there! So kudos to them! If you want to take a look at all the fantastic shots they captured, you cannot miss today's gallery! It is an absolute visual delight that you don't want to miss! So, go take a look at it!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
It was love as first sight. A July morning in 2011, we both laid eyes on each other across a crowded ballroom at the Loews Atlanta Hotel.
Surprisingly, fate brought us together to be introduced through a mutual friend during a night out on the town. That weekend, we found ourselves totally emerged in each other's stories while we snuck away from all other company to be alone.
In October 2018, we are held our wedding festivities in the same venue where we first met.
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
We went to a revolving restaurant in a sky-rise hotel in downtown Atlanta. He had a beautiful bouquet of roses and lilies (my favorite) waiting at the table. After our meal soaring above the Atlanta skyline, we walked around the viewing deck as he told me how much he adored me and got down on one knee and asked me to marry him.
 
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.
I'm lucky to have such a large and supportive extended family. Everyone decided to do a family reunion in India during my wedding shopping. It felt so festive that the whole family was just as excited as I was for the events and upgrading their wardrobes.
Pinterest really helped me envision how I wanted every last detail of our wedding. Inspiration pictures showed me what I liked and didn't like in a cohesive decor. I wanted a timeless, yet elegant, style throughout my weekend.
Mandap World made many accommodations in order to assemble my exact vision. They helped me capture the perfect pastels for my Garba/Sangeet event, the simply grand decor for the wedding ceremony, and the innovative design for the Mehendi. I never wanted an outdoor wedding due to unpredictability of weather and discomfort of guests. But, my father convinced me that, during an auspicious event like this, what better place to have it than at God's doorsteps. So, we crossed our fingers and kept it outside. We were blessed with the most perfect weather that entire weekend.
  
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I have loved Shyamal & Bhumika and Sabyasachi styles for a long time. I wanted it to look royal - like a true maharani. The image I envisioned in my head was to be in an all ruby red dress dripping with gold accents and jewelry.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
My favorite part was the decor planning. I am very creative and artistic. Therefore, I thoroughly enjoyed planning the decor details and color themes the most. It gave me a chance to let my creative juices flow into events that could be shared and appreciated by so many friends and family.
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
Guests loved the decor and the simplicity of events. We also made it a point to limit too far extended guests from being invited. This allowed us to connect and celebrate with the guests more informally and personally. Everyone truly felt close during the events.
 
Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Not many people have seen my dad cry. He has always had such a tough outer shell with a guarded, yet fun, personality. Ironically, during the events, his soft side was exposed and was so emotional. All the guests were teary, and shocked. As for me, my father and I have a soft spot for each other - after all, I am a daddy's girl.
 
For events other than your ceremony, please tell us as much as you would like about the decor, style, dances, and all the special details.
First dance song, "Breathless" by Shayne Ward - It was a sentimental choice; he sent it to me to tell me how he felt about me during our early years of dating.
Father-daughter dance, "Never Alone" by Lady Antebellum - My father had no idea about this song. But when I had him listen to the words, he immediately broke down saying 'it's perfect'. He's always known the perfect balance of tough love with nurturing love and guidance.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Be very organized and don't leave details to the last minute! Also, assign a designated contact person that you trust to deal with specific issues that may arise (ie. transportation of guests, guest check-in at hotel, keeping up with the bar tab for reception, after party food/drinks, etc.). This will allow key family members to be more present and personable during the events.

 

That is all for today, darlings! We cannot wait to see you tomorrow!

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Venues: Loews Atlanta Hotel | Ceremony Venue: BAPS Mandir Atlanta | Planning & Design: Ami Patel (bride) | Floral & Decor: Mandap World | Hair & Makeup: Robin Shanael | Catering: Mirch Masala | DJ: Indaglow Productions | Bridal Fashions: Shyamal & Bhumika | Cake & Treats: Frosted Pumpkin | Cinematography: Walk on Water | Lighting: Indaglow Productions | Mehndi Artist: Manisha Panjwani | Photography: R.A.G.artistry


Novi, Michigan Indian Wedding by Northern Lights Studio

Are you ready for more, ladies? Of course, you are! So get ready to have some fun as we are about to unveil Seema & Nirmal's big wedding reception party! Held inside the halls of the Suburban Collection Showplace and thoroughly planned by Utsav Planners, Inc, this reception party was one to remember! Everything turned out to be amazing, and we are more than sure that this was the reception Seema & Nirmal always imagined and the best way to bring the wedding festivities to an end! The gala followed the line of elegance, tradition, and beauty set on the previous events and all that we can say is that we would have loved to be there as by taking a look at the shots captured by Northern Lights Studio, you can tell that everyone had a great time. All the guests danced the night away, and they only stopped to taste the delicious plates cooked by Rasna Catering right before taking a bite at all the goodies prepared by Wisteria Bakehaus and Christopher & Co. In between dancing, chatting, and delicious food, the night was coming to an end. But there is no need to be sad as you can always relive this incredible celebration of love by taking a look at the full gallery that we have prepared for today. Believe us; it is an absolute visual delight that you don't want to miss!

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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.
 
Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
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
 

See you tomorrow, ladies! Have a great one!

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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


New York, NY Indian Wedding by Priyanca Rao Photography

Hello there, Maharanis! We've arrived at Puja & Aditya's grand wedding finale with a fantastic reception party hosted at the exclusive Cipriani Club Residences. Once again, the talented team from Design House Decor showcased all their talent and expertise, creating an enchanting decor that seemed almost surreal. The soft colored floral arrangements, the traditional linens, and the ideal placement of all the ornaments added an extra touch of traditional flair to an already captivating scenario. And we loved every bit of it! To turn this gala into a party, DJ Suhel played the latest Bollywood hits and set the dancefloor on fire! Everyone had a great time dancing, chatting, and tasting the delicious plates prepared by Chef Gaurav Anand and SAAR Catering. The night was coming to an end, but there was still time to take a bite at the mouth-melting delights baked by City Sweets & Confections and 321 Chillz. Hands down, this was a night to remember, and the dreamy reception Puja & Aditya always imagined! If you want to relive this wedding, make sure to visit the gallery that we have prepared for today. We have compiled the best shots captured by Priyanca Rao Photography for your enjoyment. So make sure to check them out, you are going to get inspired!

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Have a great rest of the day! Make sure to join us tomorrow for more. Same place, same time!

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Photography: Priyanca Rao Photography | Cinematography: Joseph Minasi Studios | Sangeet Venue: Mandarin Oriental | Mehndi Venue: Chateau La Mer | Ceremony Venue: The Plaza | Reception Venue: Cipriani Club Residences | Planning & Design: Sonal J Shah Events | Floral & Decor: Design House Decor | Hair & Makeup: Cinderella Bridez | Catering: Chef Gaurav Anand | Catering: SAAR Catering | Pan Station: The Paanwaala | DJ: DJ Suhel | Baraat: Seaton Carriages | Baraat (Horse): Equishare Baraat Horses | Cake & Treats: City Sweets & Confections | Cakes & Treats: 321 Chillz | Favors: Swarovski Pens | Stationery: Emily Kathryn Paper | Invites: VS Calligraphy and Designs | Lighting: The Plaza Hotel Bentley Meeker | Lighting: Star Group Productions | Live Music: Neel | Photo Booth: Studio Z Photo Booths | Rentals: Luxe Event Rentals | Printing: Emily Kathryn Paper | Officiant: Priest Prabhakar Sharma | Dance Floor Wrap: Shout!


Montego Bay, Jamaica Indian Wedding by True Colors Photography

Hello there, darlings! We've arrived at Palak & Mihir's grand wedding finale by taking a look at their intimate and stylish wedding reception party held at the Grand Palladium Jamaica & Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa. The ballroom featured a minimalist yet on-point decor crafted by Tai Flora Luxe, and the result was pure regal and romantic bliss. We were lost in a mesmerizing haze of delight as we looked through the photos captured by True Colors Photography. Every single shot is a visual masterpiece that showcases this fantastic event in such a beautiful way that we get to feel just as if we were there. For this closing gala, Palak chose the most dazzling lehenga, very well complemented with the flawless makeup and hairstyle designed by Zentropia Spa. And we loved the final look on her! Without any question, this was the best way to bring the wedding festivities to an end with a flourish! And all we have to say is that we are happy beyond words that these two found each other as the love they radiate is so pure and true that you soon enough realize that they are soulmates meant to be together! If you want to relive this entire event, make sure to take a look at today's gallery! We have compiled the most memorable scenes for your enjoyment! It is worth the while!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Mihir and I met at work during the summer of 2012, I was a summer intern there and he was working full-time. For one of my projects during my internship- I was handing out a questionnaire to each department and that’s when I came into his department and started conversing with him. He had intentionally not written his name on the questionnaire which gave me another reason to talk to him. We clicked right away and started seeing and talking to each other a lot more. A year later, we started dating and have been together ever since then. He always brings the best side of me and is extremely supportive of every decision I make. As the years passed and our relationship became stronger, I realized he was the one. I always wanted to marry someone that is not only my partner but also my best friend with who I can always count on and talk openly with.

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Mihir’s proposal plan was to try and recreate our very first date and to go the same place for dinner, take the same walk along the lakeshore, and surprise me where we first sat and talked. Unfortunately Mother Nature’s schedule wouldn’t allow for it to occur on the first day he tried. It began to rain and Mihir wisely chose to change the plan as he knew I wouldn’t like the pictures of the proposal being ruined by rain. He craftily attempted to propose again during the same week, by kneeling to tie his shoes, and I’ll admit I thought that was going to be it, but once again, rain played spoiler. The day he finally proposed, we were walking around the port after having lunch and it was a gorgeous spring day outside, we were indulging on our gelato and i didn’t even realize we had walked to a serene and private area of the lakeshore. He started telling me about how he feels about me and then went on his knees and ended up popping the question. I couldn’t have asked for a better proposal because he remembered our first date and mimicked it for the proposal!

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.
As I have a design background, I always wanted to incorporate a touch of my vision for the wedding which included brainstorming on Monterrey by creating mood boards. I then collaborated with my wedding coordinator, Leanna Burdie by showcasing what I was envisioning with lots of notes and images that best describes what I was looking for. Then she showed me what the resort can offer and we started selecting the decor, linen, layout, etc. I made welcome bags for all the guests that were coming with some snacks, waterproof phone covers, our wedding week itinerary and thank you cards.

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I found my Bridal Lengha at The New Delhi Company in Toronto. I wanted to wear a traditional colour but did not want red, so I started exploring other colour options such as burgundy, I also did not want to wear a very heavy Lengha as our wedding venue was on the beach. The day I wore my Bridal Lengha, I knew right away that the outfit is the one!

The other outfits for the rest of my events were from India. Thanks to my mom and masi along with constant FaceTiming her in India during odd hours of the day.

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
Our wedding day, as I was walking down the aisle and saw Mihir - I felt so content and ready to marry the man of my dreams.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
Things may not always go as you planned but always remember to cherish and enjoy every moment during your wedding festivities.

Anything else you want to tell us? We'd love to hear all about your other details! (jewelry, mehndi, venue, cake, bouquets, etc.)
Jewelry: India
Decor such as table numbers, welcome drinks sign, entrance table design layout bangles and bindi bar signs for mehendi was designed by me.
The m&p sign for the reception backdrop and cake topper was ordered on Etsy.

We hope you've enjoyed today's featured wedding as much as we did! Have a great rest of the day, and make sure to tune in tomorrow for more!

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Ceremony & Reception Venue: Grand Palladium Jamaica & Lady Hamilton Resort & Spa | Planning & Design: Leanna Budrie | Floral & Decor: Tai Flora Luxe | Hair & Makeup: Zentropia Spa | Photography: True Colors Photography


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