This wildly gorgeous garden wedding at Allen Centennial Garden is dripping in the dreamiest pretty in peach florals. Did we mention they were pretty? From lush garden roses, ranunculus, and simple touches of natural greenery, these pretty images by Twig & Olive Photography have our hearts fluttering. Handcrafted details by the bride herself from table numbers, succulent favors, floral headpieces, and signs - see it all unfold here.
WEDDING DATE: 05/20/2017
HOW DID YOU MEET? We met at the medical school here in Madison in 2009.
HOW DID YOU KNOW HE WAS "THE ONE?" We balance each other out. He's light-hearted,
funny, extroverted and I'm pretty much the exact opposite and that actually works out
TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROPOSAL: It was Christmas Day of 2012 and it was on the little beach on Picnic Point. It was a sunny morning and it had just snowed so it was beautiful. Definitely a surprise! We had a long engagement because we wanted to be through with the difficult parts of our training.
DESCRIBE YOUR WEDDING FLOWERS: Kirstie Pence did an absolutely amazing job with our
flowers! They included garden roses, peach ranunculus, succulents, hydrangeas, dusty
miller, and eucalyptus.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR DRESS: The dress is WTOO Heaton, I purchased it at Bliss Bridal in
Brookfield. I knew I wanted soft tulle and I fell in love with the off the shoulder sleeves. It
was tailored by Monirose.
WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE MOMENT FROM YOUR WEDDING? Hard to narrow down. I loved posing with Jon in the garden even though it was cold and rainy. Our photographer, Courtney did a great job making the most out of the spotty weather and the photos turned out spectacularly! I also really enjoyed the first dance - Jon and I have been taking Argentine tango lessons from Joe Yang (Wisconsin Tango) on and off for several years.
WERE THERE ANY PERSONAL TOUCHES OR DIY ELEMENTS? I love DIY! I made
my own headpiece with flowers from Michaels! For party favors/name cards, I
purchased succulents from Etsy and spray-painted them gold. I also made the signs
from old picture frames and blackboard paint. For our unity ceremony, we made a