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A World of Magic in Sedona

The enchanted world of Harry Potter served as a bewitching backdrop, as Andrea and Jimmy brought their family and friends together to witness and celebrate their joining. This couple’s joy was palpable, as you can see from the photos, with their laughter woven throughout all of their wedding events! And each event had a different location: their First Look was at A Sunset Chateau, and at the exquisite Agave of Sedona the vows were exchanged on the Ceremony Terrace, the cocktail hour was on the Celebration Terrace, and the reception was in the Montage Ballroom. They even enjoyed a romantic photo shoot at Merry Go Round Rock! Andrew Holman brought his photographic expertise to each shot, guaranteeing memories that will last a lifetime.

The ceremony was graced with unstructured romantic flowers by Bliss Extraordinary Floral, and elegant music flowed from Marion Maby’s violin.

Andrea and Jimmy’s classy Harry Potter-themed reception included a Sorting Hat to guide guests to their seats, with the sign reading: “Catch your key to find your house (seat),” and passages that were turned into paper flowers alongside candles as centerpieces.

From the First Dance, “How You Love Me” to the Last Dance, “Beautiful Now,” Downtown Browne rocked the scene! Reliable and festive Verve Events and Tents supplied the rentals, and our own Susan Perry helped with portions of the planning, and tended to each and every detail throughout the entire day.

Andrea and Jimmy, we are so happy that you chose Weddings In Sedona to partner with you on your special day, and we wish you a great deal of magic and wonder, laughter and love, in all of your future adventures as a married couple!

Sacred Native Nuptials

Our adventuresome and strikingly handsome couple, Cecilia and Thomas, became husband and wife high above Sedona proper, at the magnificent Merry Go Round Rock! Bon Miller Wedding Photography caught it all, as the excited bride and groom and their guests traversed the winding, bouncy road in jeeps provided by A Day in the West, to this truly one-of-a-kind setting. Native American Medicine Man Mario Blackwolf, from the Mechica Apache tribe, performed the sacred ceremony, with the smell of sage dancing on the wind, and Oman Ken’s Native American flute music filling the vistas with an ancient spiritual melody.

Upon their return to level ground, they landed at Los Abrigados Resort and Spa. As their guests enjoyed an inviting cocktail hour at Timo Restaurant, our newlyweds snuck off for a few more photos down by the creek. When they rejoined their party, they glided elegantly into their First Dance. Cecilia and Thomas then tipped their glasses together in celebration, as they  appreciated their unique cake, the topper being a whimsical expression of the moment that they met—on an airplane!

We send warm and happy wishes to you, Cecilia and Thomas, for a marriage graced with an exciting and romantic road that never ends!

 

Here Come the Brides!

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We were so excited to help our two Sweetheart Brides, Terra and Megan, create their one-of-a-kind wedding day in Sedona! The events began with their First Look, and then they went on to take advantage of the breathtaking red rock panoramic views at Back O’ Beyond. Next, and of course, the highlight of the day, was their intimate wedding ceremony, which they shared with the closest of family and friends. It took place on a carpet of sprawling green grass, in front of a timeless terracotta-roofed gazebo at Poco Diablo Resort. A gorgeous photo session followed the ceremony, graced by a magnificently romantic willow tree, with their loved ones (pups included!) by their side. Terra and Megan’s reception brunch played out immediately afterwards in the ballroom, as their true love was celebrated by all.

Thank you, Terra and Megan, for trusting Weddings In Sedona to weave together your stories, laughter, thoughts, colors, tastes and inspirations, to create your extraordinary wedding day!

Also, a shout out to the professional vendors that helped to bring our special Brides’ dreams to life!

Jane in the Woods Photography
Flowers Unlimited
Marion Maby, Violin
Marla Hutchison Cakes

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“My prince charming is a princess.”
— Author Unknown

New Yorkers Wed In Sedona

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Leslie and Jason came all the way from New York to tie the knot in our little town, and we were honored to be chosen as their full-service wedding planners. We’re revisiting their wedding from 2012–we just loved it!

The Sedona Golf Resort and their fabulous red rock views provide the backdrop for our couple’s reception and this intimate moment in a dramatic “dip”!

Preparations were made at Poco Diablo Resort, where Patricia Vega brought her expertise to make Leslie’s hair and makeup fabulous for her once-in-a-lifetime day!

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The stunning red rocks of Huckaby Trail surround our not-yet-married couple, as they make their way to a photo shoot with award-winning photographers Tina Wright and Kevin Juberg of Sierra Blanco Photography. 3. HUCKABY Nieves-Chiaramonte.Huckaby.Sierra Blanco

Photography and art playfully intersect, as Leslie and Jason pass by a heart-shaped prickly pear cactus.4. HUCKABY Nieves-Chiaramonte.Huckaby.SGR Sierra Blanco 5. HUCKABY LIMO Nieves-Charamonte.SGR Sierra Blanco

Leslie takes one last look at the scenery and her groom-to-be, as they are about to be chauffeured to their ceremony by Northern Arizona Limousine.6. STUNNING BRIDE Nieves-Chiaramonte.Huckaby.SGR Sierra Blanco

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Our handsome, happy groom!

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Bliss Extraordinary Floral gets the credit for the very classy flowers and decor.

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Anthony Flesch brings his years of officiating expertise to this touching moment.

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Eggplant and gold graced with succulents adorn the the tables, waiting for a feast!12. TOASTS Nieves-Chiaramonte.SGR.Sierra Blanco

Giggles and grins from the groom, as the bride raises her champagne glass to punctuate a toast!13. CAKE Nieves-Charamonte.SGR. Sierra Blanco

Sedona Sweet Arts baked this delightful cake with a southwestern flair! Bliss Extraordinary Floral weaves flowers, branches and candles together creating a unique floral decor design.14. GROOM.MOG Nieves-Charamonte.SGR. Sierra Blanco

This sweet, soft moment lights up the dance floor.15. BRIDE DANCE Nieves-Charamonte.SGR Sierra Blanco

How did Sierra Blanco catch this interesting shot, hands suspended in time?16. COUPLE DANCE Nieves-Charamonte.SGR.Sierra Blanco

Happy endings grace this perfect day! Leslie and Jason, our heartfelt best wishes for a long and happy married life!!

Best of Both Worlds

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Katie and Chadd chose the magnificent red rocks to begin their wedding day with a sweet and sentimental “First Look” at Huckaby Trail, followed by a creekside wedding at Los Abrigados Resort – the Best of Both Worlds!

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Our bride quietly sneaks up on her groom, and gets his attention with a gentle tap on the shoulder.  Jane in the Woods Photography was there to catch the special moment.

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Katie takes a joyful spin with her groom-to-be!

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Mountain High Flowers outdid themselves with this beautiful bouquet for a stunning bride, a floral fantasy with a desert flair!

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Beneath the grace of the tall, wispy trees by the creek at Los Abrigados, this relationship is transformed, as it merges from two separate lives into one life of wedded bliss.

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They’re all smiles! Wedding officiant Anthony Flesh shares a happy moment during the ceremony.

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Katie’s awesome bridal party!

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Chad’s groomsmen wouldn’t miss this for the world!

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A visit from the rain routed the reception indoors, but a fabulous time was had by all!

9. Paradise-Bennett Centerpiece

Mountain High Flowers strikes again! This centerpiece holds a grand place of honor at the reception, as it spills over the front of the Bride and Groom’s Sweetheart Table.

10. Paradise-Bennett Cake

Sugared ‘N’ Iced provided this simple but elegant wedding cake, along with a parade of heavenly treats that were enjoyed by all.

11. Paradise-Bennett Toasts

Thoroughly enjoying the moment, our newly married couple tune in together to take in a toast.

12. Paradise-Bennett Party

A classic celebration!

13. Paradise-Bennett Dancing

This intimate dance begins the dance of a lifetime—Congratulations Katie and Chadd!

“Enchanted” 4th of July Wedding

Lindsey and Anish celebrated the 4th of July weekend in the best way possible – their wedding!

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Lindsey checks out the awesome view at the rehearsal as her mom walks with her down the aisle.

Enchantment Resort was the perfect location for this lavish celebration. You can’t get much better than the stunning setting of Enchantment Circle with Steamboat Rock as your backdrop!
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Sedona Bride Photographers were with us through the whole thing – from the rehearsal dinner to the cocktail party – to capture these gorgeous moments.

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Table decor provided by Bliss Extraordinary floral. Special lighting and draping provided by Talk of the Town Events.  Transportation by White Tie Limousine.

For the Rehearsal Dinner, they decided to feature a casual Mexican Fiesta to highlight their southwestern surroundings.

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Liz Margin, owner of Sedona Beauty Team, puts on the final touches before Lindsey’s big entrance.

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Anish’s groomsmen make sure he’s looking dashing and ready to go!

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First Look at the Wedding Knoll at Enchantment Resort.

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Anthony Flesch performed a beautiful ceremony for them underneath the towering red rocks, while Bliss provided sun umbrellas and fans in the bright colors of an Eastern Indian/ Southwestern fusion theme.

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With a nod to Anish’s Indian heritage, Lindsey’s bridesmaids wore stunning handmade saris in fuchsia and gold.

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Master violinist and entertainer, David Kim, accompanied the couple for their first dance as husband and wife on the ballroom terrace. He was also their DJ for the reception and dance party.

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They did it! Now time for a little fun…

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Flowers and decor galore! Bliss Extraordinary Floral did a fabulous job creating a gorgeous setting for the wedding.

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Congratulations to the happy couple!