Helen + Paul’s vintage French fairytale wedding theme fit beautifully with La Caille, the stunning venue in Sandy, Utah. Helen’s stunning, beaded Galia Lahav wedding gown, the hand-painted details and rich purple and choral color palette offer gorgeous old world glamour to this magical mountain fete. Pepper Nix was on hand to capture every enchanted detail.
Helen + Paul
September 6, 2014
Why a Mountain Wedding?
It was the most picturesque wedding I could imagine. Peacocks running around and bunnies hopping around the running streams. Ponds filled with duck and even a swan!
Number of guests:
What was the weather like on your wedding day?
Sunny, 75 degrees. Sprinkled rain during the ceremony! Then the sun came out just as the first speaker came up to do a reading. Rainbows appeared.
Any advice you have for future brides?
Use a wedding planner and get an amazing photographer.
Where did you find your inspiration?
I wanted Vintage French Fairytale, and the venue was perfect for that. La Caille is magical.
I have also been in love with different shades of coral and orange this year. It seemed appropriate to use purple as an accent. I wanted a lot of color in the floral arrangements so I chose very vibrant flowers to make the tables interesting. I went with very elegant flowers, coral/yellow garden roses, purplish blue hydrangeas, ivory roses, coral peonies, just to name a few.
Other amazing details
Everyone got their own wedding cakes served on individual plates and they were served all at the same time with sparklers on each platter. It was so amazing. The room lit up! The cakes were caramel with cream cheese frosting and a silver damask detail with a coral rose on each cake.
We did hand painted petal fans as our programs in case anyone got warm. The invitations and save the dates were also hand painted by Momental Designs
Your favorite moment of the day.
It’s a tie between the kiss and the cake!
How did you choose your vendors?
My planner recommended the best.
What is your very best advice to other brides?
Do it right. It’s just one day, but it’s THE day!
Sandy Utah Wedding Vendors
Wedding Photographer: Pepper Nix Photography | Hair Stylist: Enizio Inc | Officiant: First Unitarian Church | Event Designer: Galia Lahav Haute Couture | Dress Store: Kinsley James Couture Bridal (in Walnut Creek, CA) | Event Venue: La Caille Weddings and Events | DJ: Life of the Party Entertainment | Wedding Planner: MOOD Events & Production | Cake Designer: One Sweet Slice | Cinema and Video: Ryan Hinman Films | Event Designer: Scenemakers | Makeup Artist: Studio Enizio | Officiant: Reverend Tom Goldsmith | Floral Artist: Scene Makers, Allison Kessler | Invitations: Hand painted invitations and save the dates by Momental Designs | Videographer: Ryan Hinman
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