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Four Weddings…and a Power Outage: Bride Guide

posted: 02/28/12
by: TLC
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Winning bride Christina shares her big-day secrets below, and the other creative brides from this episode dish on their details, too! Get the scoop on how to make your wedding day extra-special.

Christina: All in the Family

Bride Christina, 28, used a $30,000 budget to convey her butterflies theme Here's how she treated 240 guests to a special family affair.

  • Dress: Dere Kiange (No. 11055)
  • Invitations: Michael's
  • Flowers/Centerpieces: Ribbons & Roses, Commack, NY
  • Entertainment: Carl Daniels Orchestra
  • Colors: Blue and Purple
  • Coordinators: Candace Hutson
  • Cake: Black Forest Bakery
  • Butterflies: Clearwater Butterfly
  • Ice Sculpture: Provided by Larkfield Manor
  • Butterfly Cookie Favors: Etsy
  • Photographer/Videographer: Prestige Weddings
  • Hair: Nikyta King
  • Makeup: Lisa Warner
  • Venue: Larkfield Manor, East Northport, NY
  • Unique & Original Touches: Butterfly Release During the Ceremony in Honor of Bride's Deceased Mother, Butterfly Cookie Favors for Guests, Sand Ceremony to Include Children.
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Bride Betsy, 30, spent $30,000 on Halloween weekend to trick or treat her guests to a spooky good time! These are her party-planning vendors and tips.

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Janelle, 25, used a $25,000 budget to make her wedding day dreams come true. Here's how she brought her College Sweetheart theme to life!

  • Florist: Flowers by G Bella, Mariel Pina
  • Photographer/Videographer:
  • Dress: Maggie Sottero (Model McCall)
  • Cake: Polonaise Terrace
  • Colors: Purple and Gold
  • Ceremony Venue: First Calvary Baptist Church, Brooklyn, NY
  • Reception Venue: Polonaise Terrace, Brooklyn, NY
  • Unique & Original Touches: Crystal Bouquet
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Amanda, 23, entrusted the wedding planning to her father. And he used a budget of $60,000 to wine and dine the bride's 250 guests. These are the details!

  • Dress: Demetrio's Sensualle Collection (No. GR144)
  • Photographer: Marc Anthony Photography
  • Videographer: Kenneth Stillman Video
  • Entertainment: The Heartbeats
  • Florist: Abbott Florist
  • Ceremony Venue: St. Thomas Greek Orthodox Church, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Reception Venue: The Merion, Cinnaminson, NJ
  • Unique & Original Touches: Insane Amounts of Food, Boxed Cupcakes To-Go as Wedding Favors
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