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Rockleigh, NJ Indian Wedding by Ishan Fotografi

My beloved Maharanis, welcome to another fantastic story starring the sweet Shruti & Poojan. Our couple had a heartwarming celebration at The Rockleigh on a splendid summer day. Shruti & Poojan filled this fabulous venue with love, while House of Dipali loaded it with artistic decor and gorgeous bouquets. Our Maharani was just as radiant as the stunning flowers with a divine attire from Roop Vatika for the reception. The beautiful bride had Dawn Gomez and Divya Bhawnani to assist with her hair and makeup, and, let me tell you, the result deserves a standing ovation! Our Maharani looked graceful and enchanting at all times with the delicate mehndi mehndibyanuja did for her. Of course, the stylish couple had more than looks to render their guests speechless. With Moghul Caterers' acclaimed services and Mr. Paanwala's delicious cuisine, this event was a delight! A Little Cake also brought their magic with an astonishing wedding cake that everyone enjoyed. Accompanied by Luxe Event Group's prolific music set and lively ambiance, no one could resist the dance floor. Rana Ranbir's skills complemented the melodic aura with a lovely dhol ballad, and MiCKEY SiNGH's unmissable presentation was a guest's favorite with his astonishing talent! The lovebirds had the Unique Visions Studio's team in charge of the cinematography, while Ishan Fotografi was entrusted with capturing the event's essence. Our couples' love will be frozen forever in each magnificent frame. There is no doubt in my mind that this enthralling gallery is exactly what you need to get your creativity going, Maharanis. Wait no more to be part of this happily ever after!

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This is all for today, Maharanis. Keep coming back for more romantic stories!

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Cinematography: Unique Visions Studio | Photography: Ishan Fotografi | Venues: The Rockleigh | Floral & Decor: House of Dipali | DJ: Luxe Event Group | Planning & Design: AANANYA | Hair & Makeup: Dawn Gomez | Hair & Makeup: Divya Bhawnani | Catering: Moghul Caterers | Catering: Mr. Paanwala | DJ: MVP DJs | Ceremony Outfit: Sudhir Bhai Saree Wala | Bridal Fashions: Wedding Lounge by Arjun | Reception Outfit: Roop Vatika | Reception Tux: Rivesse by Ishan Sanghvi | Cake & Treats: A Little Cake | Lighting: The Rockleigh | Live Music: MiCKEY SiNGH | Live Music: Rana Ranbir | Mehndi Artist: Mehndibyanuja


Pearl River, NY Indian Wedding by Ishan Fotografi

Happy Thursday, Maharanis! Thanks to Shivani & Kailash's magnificent event, sweetness and inspiration are coming your way. Our lovebirds had a tremendous celebration at the Hilton Pearl River. From a lovely night at the market with street food from Indian regions to an unforgettable ceremony commemorating a new chapter in Shivani & Kailash's lives. This venue was the perfect setting for such incredible moments! Its undeniable elegance surrounded our newlyweds during their events, accompanied by the charming adornments only the team from Elegant Affairs Inc. could deliver. But ladies, it was our gorgeous lovebirds that captivated everyone! Our Maharani trusted in the elegance and exclusive styles only Wellgroomed Designs IncPhera, and Anita Dongre provide. She dazzled Kailash with phenomenal and classy hair and makeup done by Flawless Beauty by Pauline and StyleBySmita. I have to say Shivani's mehndi art, designed by Mehndikalogie, was also glamorous! The perfect traces combined with the magnificent lengha our Maharani wore. Kailash cannot be left behind. He decided to wear a modern tuxedo from Suitsupply. My dears, I think they are made for each other! But ladies, if you wonder how this couple pampered their guests, let me tell you one detail you don't want to miss. The mouthwatering cuisine from Adyar Ananda Bhavan and Benares Caterers provided a tasteful touch no one will ever forget! Of course, music is a must for an event like this one! So, Premier DJ Usa PSAV made sure to take the right vibes to the next level. Ladies, this was a wedding to remember! Everything was perfect, including the lovely invitations Azure Couture Event Stationery designed for our sweet duo. Our couple had nothing to worry about because every detail was taken care of to perfection. Sweeties, every significant moment deserves excellent pictures. Thanks to the exceptional team from Ishan Fotografi, all the little details of these events will live forever. Check out these creative photos available for you in this gallery.

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And that's a wrap ladies. Keep coming back for more fairytales!

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Hair & Makeup: Flawless Beauty by Pauline | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Azure Couture Event Stationery | Hair & Makeup: StyleBySmita | Mehndi Artists: Mehndikalogie | Photography: Ishan Fotografi | Sangeet Venue: Hilton Pearl River | Ceremony Venue: Hilton Pearl River | Reception Venue: Hilton Pearl River | Floral & Decor: Elegant Affairs Inc. | Catering: Adyar Ananda Bhavan | Catering: Benares Caterers | DJ: Premier DJ Usa PSAV | Baraat: Echo Lake Stables | Bridal Fashions: House of Raina | Bridal Fashions: Shyamal & Bhumika | Bridal Fashions: Wellgroomed Designs Inc | Bridal Fashions: Phera | Bridal Fashions: Anita Dongre | Bridal Jewelry: Dana Walden Jewelry | Bridal Jewelry: ReeMat Designs | Cake & Treats: A Little Cake | Cinematography: My Wedding Maker | Event Designer: One Events Management | Favors: Etsy | Lighting: Premier DJ Usa PSAV | Registry: Zola Wedding Registry | Rentals: Alan Party Rentals | Tuxedos: Suitsupply


Somerset, NJ Indian Fusion Wedding by Priyanca Rao Photography

Welcome to another inspiring love story, Maharanis! Priyanca Rao Photography amazed us one more time with an extraordinary wedding album you will love. This time the visual storytellers narrate the union of Shruthi and Joffie, a New Jersey couple that hosted a magical Christian-Indian soiree that was nothing short but a dream. Even when they had to make some tweaks to their original plans, one thing is for certain, Eventify's experts organized everything and assured the couple still had a fabulous event. First, they exchanged vows in a beautiful and unique Christian ceremony. The large wedding party that joined the newlyweds for the occassion really dressed to impress. The lovely ladies donned WestxEast's royal blue lehengas, while neat blue suits from Robbie & Co provided the perfect style for the gentlemen. They coordinate perfectly! Now let's draw your attention to Maharani Shruti. She was unquestionably the queen of the day, wearing an Enaura Bridal white long sleeves lace gown and finished the look with a spectacular veil. Our bride went for a natural yet glowy makeup, nailing the perfect wedding look thanks to the beauty expert Arfana Jasar. Joffie joined the love of his life on their big day wearing an impeccable black tux provided by Robbie & Co. They both looked wonderfully elegant together. They picked the iconic Marigold, an enchanting spot that offered an extraordinary room to build great memories for their final event. Loza Events made the most of this grandiose space and decorated it with a geometric arch that will leave you in awe! From Chand Palace's food, flowers, the music of MVP DJs, and the multiple dances, it was a memorable and upscale affair! Don't miss any detail, and take a look at this dreamy union's images in our complete gallery!

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
I met JJ when I was visiting one of my friends in Philadelphia. I knew he was the one very early on in our relationship. I remember falling in love with how genuine, kindhearted, and God fearing he was. I think the moment I knew I would marry him was when I was having a bad day and lashed out at him and he responded to me by asking if he could pray with me. I still remember all the anger/sadness melted away in that moment, and was replaced with peace. I knew that God brought this man into my life in that moment and that he had a plan for us. JJ does that to this day, he grounds me, is the person I lean on, and can count on the most. I truly feel blessed to have married my best friend!

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
Anybody who knows me, knows that I am a hard person to surprise, however leave it to JJ to pull off the best surprise. I was attending my friends wedding in South Jersey and was staying at the hotel there after the wedding Saturday night. The next morning some of us had breakfast at the hotel and my siblings/one of my friends tricked me into going to this friend's hotel room to get something. Little did I know that I was headed to the start of my proposal. I walked to the door and saw an envelope with my name written on it taped to the door and responded hey look its my name. I just thought it was a coincidence and it took me a minute or two to register what was going on. I turned and saw my sister with her phone out and finally realized what was going on. She told me to open the door. I was completely surprised and still in shock but begin to open the door. Once I opened the door, I saw a room filled with rose gold balloons with pictures and messages attached to the bottom, and one of my best friends hiding in the room. There was a card with an envelope waiting for me on the bed. In it was a sweet note from JJ telling me to get ready and meet him where it all began. My sister had sneakily packed a dress, heels, and my jewelry for me. I got ready and was driven to the Philadelphia Art Museum which is where JJ had asked me to be his girlfriend five years ago. I was brought to the back where the gazebo was and saw him waiting for me. He met me and walked me towards the beautifully decorated gazebo where he got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. Of course I said yes! Afterwards, we met our closest family and friends at a restaurant to celebrate.

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.
Planning the wedding was difficult due to Covid-19. We had a majority of our wedding planned out prior to Covid hitting however a lot of things came to a stand still. The most difficult thing about planning or having a wedding during Covid was the uncertainty. I remember we couldn't send out invitations until 1-2 months prior to our wedding because there was changing guidelines on the amount of guests we were allowed. We had to send evites rather than physical invites due to the time constraint. We had to adjust our guest list to half the number, and a lot of our family from other states were not able to attend. We hired a live stream vendor (sumodjacobphotography) in order to share our special day with those who could not attend. Sumod did an amazing job! We were truly so lucky to have amazing vendors that worked with us during Covid. Arfana Jasar, my hair and makeup artist, made me feel so comfortable while doing my make up. She wore a mask, gloves and got tested prior to my wedding. She executed my natural hair and makeup look that I wanted so beautifully! My florist and decorator, Sarah (Loza events) adjusted all my decor from outdoors to indoor the week before my wedding (Governor Murphy of NJ had just announced that we could have indoor events with limited capacity starting the weekend of my wedding) and she captured my vision perfectly. I still remember being in awe of all the decor walking out after being announced as husband and wife for the first time at our reception. WestxEast, the company that created my custom bridesmaids outfits ensured that my bridesmaids outfits were made during lockdown and reached me from India prior to my wedding. I absolutely loved how my bridesmaids outfits turned out, they were so classy and stunning! Our event coordinators from Eventify (Aji and Neethu) sat on many long calls with us hammering out details and last minute changes and were on top of making sure everything/everyone complied with Covid protocols and that things ran smoothly. Our photographer (Priyanca Rao), videographer (Urmil Dalal) and DJ/MC (MVP DJS) made us feel so comfortable our whole wedding day and made it feel like a normal event during a time when things didnt. They helped us to forget about Covid for a day and helped add to our special day so much. Although the planning process due to Covid was pretty stressful, JJ and I were able to have the best wedding due to our family and our amazing vendors.

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
All our guests came up to us to thank us for helping them safe at our wedding. We complied with all the Covid protocols with tables being 6ft or more apart, having guests wear masks, and having hand sanitizer at each table. Our wedding was one of the first events that many of our guests came out of lockdown for and many people were nervous at being at a large event. However after attending the wedding, all our guests made it a point to come tell us that they felt safe and thanked us for ensuring that. We were extremely thankful that nobody contracted Covid at our wedding.

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
The most special moment in my wedding that constantly replays in my mind is the first look we did prior to our wedding. We met at our venue at the gazebo in the back prior to our wedding ceremony. I still remember feeling so overwhelmed with emotion walking towards him waiting for me in the gazebo and the small on his face when he turned around and saw me. He started to tear up and hugged me so tight. We then proceeded to pray together and thank God for bringing us together This moment was just for us and it was so special. Our photographer Priyanca Rao did an amazing job capturing this moment.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
After planning my wedding, the biggest piece of advice I would give to other brides is to choose vendors who you connect really well with and who are genuine. I have to say my vendors went above and beyond during a very difficult time and that ensured that we were able to enjoy our special day.

Don't forget to read our last feature of the week tomorrow!

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Hair & Makeup: Arfana Jasar | Photography: Priyanca Rao Photography | Venue: The Marigold | Planning & Design: Eventify | Floral & Decor: Loza Events | Catering: Chand Palace | DJ: MVP DJs | DJ: DJ Rewind NYC | Bridal Fashion- White Gown: Enaura Bridal | Dessert: Chand Palace | Cinematography: Suvern Studios | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Zola/Paperless Post | Transportation: Express Coach Limousine Service | Groom's Outfit: Robbie & Co | Accomodations: AC Hotel Bridgewater | Bridesmaid’s Outfits: WestxEast | Groomsmen's Outfits: Robbie & Co | Bridesmaid’s Hair & Makeup: Glamorous by Juanita | Wedding Dress Atelier: Jaehee Bridal | Cinematography: Urmil Dalal Studios | Livestream: Sumod Jacob Photography | Wedding Cake: Sweet Passion Cakery


Somerset, NJ South Indian Wedding by Jayesh Production

Good morning loves! Today we have a fabulous South Indian spree that is absolutely one for the books. Rohini and Krishna, the pair at the center of this traditional affair, prepared an experience like any other for their guests. The celebrations included lots of pre-wedding rituals that concluded with a beautiful ceremony at New Jersey's premier venue, The Marigold. Elegant Affairs Inc gave this couple the day they dreamed of decking out the ceremony stage with a temple-inspired theme that included white and red flowers, red drapes, and opulent golden pillars. The details of this mandap are spellbinding!  Jayesh Production captured the wedding day's events and followed the newlyweds from the getting ready moments all the way to through their grand exit. The talented photo team snapped the beautiful Rohini as the beauty expert  Looks by Jassi pampered her and created a gorgeous eye and bold lips makeup look she completed with an intricate henna design by Henna by Riddhi. What a jaw-droppingly magnificent style!  Rohini and Krishna hosted a reception after completing their ceremony and selected Chand Palace to provide a deliciously-satisfying selection of food for all their nearest and dearest. I'm sure you will love these traditional South Indian rendezvous' images. Having said that, brace yourself and click on the full gallery.

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How did you meet your Groom and when did you know he was "the one"?
Our marriage was arranged. We found each other's profiles on WhatsApp and requested for additional details. Once our horescopes matched and we knew we could proceed talking, we exchanged numbers. We started talking in Feb, saw each other for the first time on Valentine's Day and quickly after got engaged. We were supposed to get married in May in India, but due to the pandemic, we pushed our wedding to November and got married in the US. Just by talking to each other, we fell in love and after seeing each other, we felt the spark!

Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
No proposal story as our wedding was arranged :)

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.
Initally we planned on having the wedding in India, so when we suddenly decided to have it in the US, I had to use Google as my best friend to look up different venues. My older brother suggested we look at the Marigold and after doing so, we fell in love with the venue. For the remaining, we took help from our venue for preferred vendors and finished the search on Instagram!

How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
I knew that I always wanted to be traditional, not just in the outfit, but also in the colors. My wedding saree was maroon and gold.

What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Our original wedding was supposed to happen in India, but because of COVID, we decided to get married in the U.S. My father-in-law and mother-in-law and grandparents flew from India to attend the wedding and because we were performing most of the ceremonies at my house, both families spent a lot of time planning the event together and executing it in the same place. We are probably one of the few people who can say we attended each other's pre-wedding ceremonies!

What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
After the wedding, our guests came back to us to tell us that they enjoyed the Indian food, social distancing (welcome to COVID weddings!), the live video (all our family who could not make the wedding in India due to COVID), and how traditional our wedding was especially because we were performing the ceremony in the U.S.

Was there a really special moment in your wedding that constantly replays in your mind?
In the Hindu culture, the bride and groom do not see each other on the day of the wedding until the Muhurtham time, ours was at 9:09 AM. At that time the thera between the bride and groom comes down for us to look at each other for the first time. The moment that constantly plays in my mind is when the thera comes down, I could not help but smile and almost tear up imagining that at that moment, I was going to spend the rest of my life with the man in front of me.

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.
We had a five-day South Indian Hindu ceremony. Day one consisted of me getting my Mehandi done. Day two consisted of getting both Krishna and I ready to become the groom and bride by getting us dressed in wedding clothes after the Mangala Snaanam. Day three consisted of the Krishna performing the Snathakam ceremony and I performing the Ankurarpana ceremony. That evening, we both the families sat across from each other for our Vara Pooja. At last, day four was our wedding! Following our wedding, day five, we ended the happy occasion by performing the Satyanarayana Pooja. All events, aside from our wedding, were done at home due to the COVID situation. We celebrated our wedding with a small intimate gathering of our closest friends and family.

Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
All the small details will fall into place by the time of the wedding. Relax and enjoy the wedding day.

Happy Tuesday, Maharanis! More inspiration to come tomorrow.

 
 
 
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Photography: Jayesh Production | Hair & Makeup: Looks by Jassi | Ceremony Venue: The Marigold | Reception Venue: The Marigold | Floral & Decor: Elegant Affairs Inc. | Catering: Chand Palace | Mehndi Artist: Henna by Riddhi | Nails: Four Seasons Nails


Dallas, TX Indian Wedding by Vek Photo

Welcome back, beautiful ladies! We are glad you could join us today because we were dying to share all the details surrounding Ashley & Nikhil's wedding bash! This time, we will be heading to the wedding ceremony in a vibrant and joyful Baraat procession animated by DJ Riz Entertainment.  And we love how Nikhil embraced a traditional style and show up at the Baraat procession riding a white horse decorated with traditional Indian fabrics. This colorful procession created a striking scene that combined modern architecture with classic Indian colors and attires. And we cannot stretch how much we love this moment! After the arrival of the Baraat, our two lovebirds were ready to go inside the exclusive Renaissance Dallas Hotel to proceed with the wedding ceremony that united their lives in marriage. This long-awaited moment, thoroughly planned by Elaan Events, was a dream come true! Simply take a look at the lovely decoration crafted by Alpha Décor. It was mesmerizing! The soft colored adornments and multicolored floral arrangements mirrored the jaw-dropping look of our gorgeous Maharani, who donned a fashionable attire by Om Prakash Jawahar Lal, very well complemented with the exquisite makeup and hairstyle by Red Lotus Artistry. And let's not forget about the spectacular Mehndi designed by Sheetal's Henna Designs. It was all a perfect combination that made her look like a goddess! After the ceremony, it was time to celebrate the newlyweds with a fantastic reception party enlivened by DJ Riz Entertainment. Hands down, the best way to bring the wedding festivities to an end! If you want to take a closer look at this cornucopia of beauty and flair, don't miss the spectacular shots captured by Vek Photo in today's full gallery. It is mind-blowing!

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Share the scoop on your Proposal Story!
February 24, 2018. That’s when it went down at the Chihuly Glass Museum in Seattle, WA. My husband was finishing his last semester of law school, and I had an inkling that he would propose in May 2018 after graduating, since all of our families would be together for his graduation. This is why when we took a trip to one of his favorite cities, just a few months prior, a proposal was the farthest thing from my mind. He forced me to dress a little fancy prior to heading to the museum (I thought this was weird and should have expected something) and had made sure my friends had me get a manicure prior to the trip. We walked around the museum with a few of his college friends, one of whom had a fancy camera that he was using to “practice taking good pictures”. Once we entered the open gallery room, he got on one knee and proposed! I was so shocked that I just stood there staring down at him saying, “is this for real” repeatedly, until I finally said yes. Later, I learnt that he had picked the Museum for a number of reasons: 1) he knew I had never been and wanted to go, 2) proposing in Seattle would be totally unexpected, and 3) given that the Museum had glass gardens and flowers, it was beautiful year round, and there was no possibility of weather interfering with his plans.
 
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.
Our decision-making process for the venues and vendors was 90% driven by our budget. We knew we wanted to do a wedding in Dallas and that a hotel was going be the best option since an overwhelming majority of the guests would be flying into Dallas from out of state. We researched options, toured, made pro-con lists, and the Renaissance Dallas was finally selected, particularly because not only did it fall within our budget, but it gave us the ability to have our ceremony outdoors, which had been my dream!
 
For decor, since the wedding was going to be three separate events and we would have three completely different outfits, we wanted each event to feel different and intentional. We started planning our decor themes with the ceremony and knew that we wanted an outdoor morning ceremony, and so soft light tones and pastels (i.e. light pink, ivory, pale gold, mint green, etc) were going to be perfect. We wanted the Sangeet the night before to feel fun and cultural as a good way to kick off the weekend, so we wanted lots of bright colors and decor that screamed festive. Finally, the reception as the closing piece needed to feel grand and bold. Once we had these ideas nailed down, our decorator was able to take them and run and bring us back a vision that absolutely floored us.
 
I don’t think I could’ve gotten the Bridal looks I had envisioned if I had not gone with Red Lotus Artistry. From day one, when we began with the makeup trial, Vidya listened very closely to what kind of styles and looks I was a fan of, and what I simply couldn’t stand. For example, I wanted to refrain from heavy eyeliner on the lower lid for the ceremony, given that we were going with the softer tones theme, and given that I hate lipstick, I only agreed to move forward with lighted lip shades for most of the wedding events. You want a makeup/hair artist who believes in what you do and don’t like, and doesn’t only try to impose his or her views. Your bridal makeup artist also needs to know exactly what hiccups to expect when getting ready for your wedding events, and that’s exactly what Vidya addressed during our consultation meeting. During the consultation, Vidya and I discussed how my dupattas would be draped and we ran through how every single piece of jewelry would be worn for each event. The meeting was time consuming, yet so informative and it kept us on the same page the weekend of the wedding.
 
We initially were worried about identifying and communicating with the vendors in Dallas, because we both lived in Washington, DC. Luckily, we had the absolute best wedding planner, Christina Thomas at Elaan Events, to help navigate us through the process. She was able to give us multiple options within our budget for each vendor, and made sure we were 100% happy with each one before proceeding onto the next matter. It has now been three months since the wedding took place, and we can look back with certainty that each was the best choice.
 
How did you select your bridal lengha or wedding dress? Did you have a favorite color in mind?
Pink. My bridal lehanga was destined to be a shade of pink since god knows when. Walking into Om Parkash Jawahar Lal in Chandni Chowk in New Delhi, and seeing all of the endless options of dazzling lehengas, something clicked and I knew that even though this was the first shop we were visiting, it would be the last and my lehenga would have to come from here. Luckily, my parents and aunts had already done their homework by visiting this shop prior to me even landing in New Delhi, so that made me feel even more comfortable with sticking to Om Parkash Jawahar Lal...which I highly recommend, brides!
 
Given that pink was non-negotiable, and that we wanted the ceremony to be pastel themed, accenting my lehenga with sea green was the perfect choice, especially since my husband loves the color green and was happy to find a sea green sherwani with light pink accents to compliment my outfit.
 
What was the most enjoyable part of the planning process, and why?
Hands down the food and cake tastings were the most enjoyable parts of the planning process. Is it possible that amidst the minutiae of wedding planning and logistics, anything could have been more enjoyable than being fed a variety of scrumptious appetizers, main dishes, desserts, and then making decisions with our stomachs instead of our minds? Although I’ve got to say, pinning wedding outfits and henna designs to my Pinterest boards, which I’d share with my mother and mother-in-law to get their input, was also exciting and not stressful, so I’d consider this a close second.
 
What did your guests particularly love about your Wedding?
The Ceremony! One would think that a late morning ceremony, on the terrace of the Renaissance Hotel in Dallas, with perfect weather that wasn’t too hot or cold, with absolutely stunning soft pastel decor would have been what made the ceremony so memorable. But, all of that ended up being sides to the entree, that was the priest, Panditji Pattabhirama Krishna Jois. The guests were blown away by the fact that our traditional Hindu priest not only spoke in excellent English and was able to easily explain every step, but also that he was funny and engaging to a point where he felt as though he was an emcee. Many of our guests had not been to a traditional desi wedding before, and instead of sitting there bored and confused for an hour, they were entertained and were able to feel like they were part of all of the rituals.
 
Long story short, the engaging ceremony coupled with the perfect environment/vibe is something our guests have not stopped talking about.
 
Do you have any words of wisdom for Brides-To-Be?
I feel like every bride, who has her wedding fresh in her mind, has all kinds of knowledge they want to impart on all brides-to-be. Here are my two cents:
 
1) Enjoy the engagement period for at least the first 1-2 months before you dive into planning mode. You really want to take that time to just be on cloud nine before you become occupied with dates, locations, and the endless wedding related decisions to be made.
 
2) The wedding planning process is like running a marathon. Don’t sprint!! Sticking to deadlines is essential, which your planner will guide you on. But don’t try to do everything at once. During this process, remember to keep an open dialogue with your fiance! Your partner needs to be a part of the conversations. Remember, it’s not just your marathon!

We have more romantic stories coming your way, so make sure to join us tomorrow for more!
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DJ: DJ Riz Entertainment | DJ: DJ Riz Entertainment | DJ: DJ Riz Entertainment | Hair & Makeup: Red Lotus Artistry | Cinematographer: Vibe Films | Sangeet / Ceremony / Reception Venue: Renaissance Dallas | Planning & Design: Elaan Events | Floral & Decor: Alpha Décor | Catering: Desi District | Catering: Peacock Plano | Bridal Fashions: Om Prakash Jawahar Lal | Cake & Treats: Frosted by Neema | Invitations & Wedding Stationery: Kaagaz | Mehndi Artist: Sheetal's Henna Designs | Photo Booth: Abbeniel Photo Studio | Transportation: Prime Limo | Photography: Vek Photo


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