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Four Weddings…and an Awards Ceremony: Bride Guide

posted: 09/04/12
by: TLC
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Bahar's Persian and nature-themed ceremony took top prize and won her a dream honeymoon in gorgeous South America! Without a doubt, however, the other brides also had wonderful ideas for their weddings. Be sure to see how all the brides used their resources.

Bahar: La Dolce Vita/Earth Day

Bahar reached back to her roots and introduced Persian cultural dances and tradition, pampering her guests with a heavenly collection of sweet treats! Let's see how she awed her 112 guests with a budget of $32,000 at a lovely Tuscan villa.

Officiant: Suzanne Musa

Caterer: Magic Touch Catering

DJ/Music: Universal Disc Jockey

Photographer: Drew and Megan Anderson

Videographer: Tyars Videography

Cake: Lisa McNeil

Dance Instructors: Let's Go Dancing (Dale or Michael)

Cotton Candy: Kernel Pops of Arizona

Decorations, programs, table cards, etc: Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabrics

Ceremony/Reception Venue: Villa Siena; Gilbert, AZ

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Annemarie, 31, originally a city-life Londoner, tied the knot amidst a beautiful country setting, touching upon her husband's background. Check out how she made use of her budget of $30,000 and entertained her 95 guests.

Wedding Coordinator: Sweet Soiree Events, Jessica Gelder

Photographer: The R2 Studio

Florist: Designs by Design, Trish Mahoney

DJ: Amos Productions DJs

Desserts: Two Spoons Desserts, Lonni Lattie

Wedding Cake: Honey Moon Sweets Bakery

Invitations & Paper Goods: Be In Love Designs

Wedding Dress Boutique: Wedding Belles Bridal Boutique

Calligraphy: Calligraphy By Melanie

Bridesmaid Dresses: David's Bridal

Custom Wood Signs: Kendra's Kreations

Jewelry: Kay Jewelers

Candy/Dessert Table Rentals & Design: Sweet Soiree Events, Jessica Gelder

Mini Liquor Favor Stickers: Liquid Courage Flasks, Tyler & Amy Fisk

Cake Topper: The Panache Bride - Crystal Cake Toppers and Bridal Frills, Juliana McWilliams

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Gold Canyon Golf Resort; Gold Canyon, AZ

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Erika, 32, renewed her vows to the theme of Cinco de Mayo, even hiring a mariachi band! Here's how she infused colorful Mexican sass into her nuptials for her 216 guests, matching a budget of $18K.

Entertainment: DJ Inferno

Mariachi Band: Mariachi Rubor

Catering: Farrets' Catering

Chocolate Fountain: Celebrations by Carla

Cake Maker: Azteca Bakery

Photographer: JLAnderson Photography

Bartender Services: Shake It Up

Spa Services: Glow Skin & Body Studio of Ahwatukee

Bouquet and Hair Piece: Eva Castellanoz

Ceremony & Reception Venue: The Wright House; Mesa, AZ

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Jillian, 21, fell in love with her husband while both worked at the theater, and appropriately enough, planned a movie-themed wedding with red carpet, popcorn and VIP credentials for her 115 guests! Check out how she made it a starstruck night, topped with an "awards ceremony" using a budget of $15K.

Florist: Fry's Food Stores

Photography: Christie Adams, Alisha Gilliam Photography (Facebook), Zachariah Beam Photography (Facebook)

DJ: Pinkous Lee, Party Masters Entertainment

Cake: Ryan Secor at La Vie En Cake

Dress: Discontinued, no longer made.

Desserts: Cake Pops by Melissa Romero; Cannolis by Palma Riccobonno Bakery

Centerpieces: Maureen's Masterpieces

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Red Mountain Ranch Country Club (Mesa, AZ)

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