Rich Jewel Tones, Greenery and Gold

Rich Jewel Tones, Greenery and Gold

Hailey & Tony | Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine | Hammock Beach Resort

Our Lisa Stoner Events team got to know this wonderful couple as we worked with Tony’s family planning his brother Johnny’s wedding a year or so ago.

Hailey is a beautiful bride who had a vision for a very elegant and sophisticated look and I would say she nailed it! She selected a luxurious, form-fitting wedding gown with an open back and simply embellished crystal waist.

Accenting the gowns simplicity, she wore a cathedral length veil with blusher and carried a lush bouquet with cascading white phalaenopsis orchids and elegant vines. Tony looked very handsome in a classic black tuxedo with a phalaenopsis boutonniere.

A Roman Catholic Nuptial Mass was very important to Hailey and the breathtakingly beautiful, historic Cathedral Basilica of St Augustine, with its 450 year history was the perfect location.

The couple exchanged their vows on the beautiful altar with its elaborate gold and white woodwork with gold statues depicting Christ, flanked by statures of St. Peter and St. Augustine.

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After the couple exchanged their vows they took some time for beautiful portraits and strolled the historic streets of St. Augustine.

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Guests made their way to the oceanside Hammock Beach Resort. Cocktails, dinner, and dancing were on the South Tower Deck where the reception tables were set in a large U shape.

For her reception, Hailey wanted rich jewel tones, greenery and gold accents offering a nostalgic vibe. Long tables were layered with taupe colored linen and accented with thick ropes of greenery, dotted with deep burgundy, purple and blue floral pieces.

The corners of the U-shaped tables were anchored with tall gold urns overflowing with greenery and the same jewel toned flowers. Gold chivari chairs, chargers with gold bands and custom menu cards with cold tones completed this elegant design.

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Hailey and Tony began the evening with their First Dance to ‘Say You Won’t Go’ by James Arthur. This was followed by a very traditional Armenian wedding reception, which included the traditional flag-waving dance and the flag positioned behind the couple during dinner.

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During the cutting of this stunning five-tiered wedding cake with cascading sugar flowersTony surprised Hailey with fireworks which were perfectly timed for when they kissed after their cake cutting!

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Thank you to all of the wonderful vendors who helped to create the details of this elegant, sophisticated wedding.

.      Florida Wedding Planner  – Lisa Stoner Events

.      Wedding Ceremony Venue – Cathedral Basilica of St Augustine

.      Wedding Reception Venue – Hammock Beach Resort

.      Hair and Makeup – Luma Bridal

.      Wedding Photographer – Dana Goodson Photography

.      Florida Wedding Videographer – Jeffrey Stoner Video

.      Wedding Flowers – Details Flowers

.      Lighting – Fyerfly Productions

.      Linen – Connie Duglin

.      Chargers, China and Stemware – A Chair Affair

.      Reception Music  – DJ Elvis Tershana

.      Wedding Cake – The Pastry Studio

.      Photobooth – Shutterbooth

.      Cigar Roller – Julio Cordero

.      Transportation – BKCK Limo Services

Stylish Wedding With The Orlando Skyline

Stylish Wedding With The Orlando Skyline

Irene and  David | Citrus Club

Irene is a very hip, style-savvy, metropolitan woman, so including a city skyline was an important design element for her, and The Citrus Club in downtown Orlando checked all the boxes.

Working with our Lisa Stoner Events team, Irene and David designed a beautiful, Jewish wedding ceremony and an elegant, stylish wedding reception with breathtaking views of the city.

The stunning clear acrylic chuppah was the backdrop to a beautiful Jewish wedding ceremony. It was anchored with flowing clusters of hydrangea, blush roses and white phalaenopsis orchids. 


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This chuppah was my favorite design element of this beautiful wedding; Fairbanks Florist did an amazing job of bringing the white dendrobium orchid curtain I conceptualized to life. 

Irene wore a beautiful strapless lace wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline, the perfect complement to her handtied white rose, peony and bright pink ranunculus bridal bouquet.


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David looked very handsome in his classic tuxedo with a white jacket, black bow tie, and bright pink boutonniere.

While guests enjoyed themselves during cocktail hour, our team was able to transform the ballroom from ceremony to the stage for dinner and dancing. 

While the transformation was happening, Irene and David spent some time together outside for some amazing photographs in downtown Orlando.


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The focal point of the ballroom was the stunning chuppah, repurposed to display Irene and David’s luxurious four-tiered wedding cake. The white quilting with crystal accents, sparkling gold, and soft pink and white floral accents stood out against the shimmering night skyline.


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Long guest tables were draped to the floor with sparkling mauve glitz linen, mirrored panels, votive and floating candles in clear glass.  Tall glass cylinders with pink and white floral arrangements completed the tablescapes.


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The reception began with Irene and David’s first dance to Dean Martin’s “Ain’t That A Kick In The Head”, followed by a vibrant hora and a wonderful evening of dinner and dancing.


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Thank you to all of the amazing wedding vendors who brought this beautiful wedding to life:


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·     Orlando Wedding Planner: Lisa Stoner Events

·     Orlando Wedding Venue: Citrus Club

·     Hair Stylist & Makeup: Evelisse Hahn

·     Floral Design: Fairbanks Florist

·     Wedding Photography: Kathy Thomas Photography

·     Officiant: Rabbi Robert Lefkowitz

·     Cake Artist: Sprinkles Custom Cakes

·     Ceremony Music: Harp Strings

·     Reception Music  / Lighting: Soundwave Entertainment

·     Draping / Furniture: Swag Decor

·     Rentals: Orlando Wedding & Party Rentals

·     Linens: Connie Duglin