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What’s the best RX prescription for happily ever after? Two doctors falling in love!
What a great experience to work with Drs. Fred and Yelena Makori on their wedding. We first met Yelena and her mother a year prior to the wedding. Yelena and Fred were so busy working on their medical residencies and living apart. It was trying times, but they had one thing to really look forward to; their marriage.
It was so much fun to partner with Yelena and her mom, working from a distance, on a a big day back here in Indy. Regular calls and lots of our coordination services were just the right prescription for this busy bride. We tried to make all of her planning “appointments” easy and get lots done in big “doses”.
We were thrilled to help Yelena not only with the coordination services, but design too. Both the ceremony and reception were held at the Marriott North. Yelena had chosen beautiful white linens and chair covers accented with black satin. We added gold chargers, lots of golden mercury glass candlelight and beautiful pale pink posies for a romantic and elegant look.
We were able to incorporate a lot of personalization into the wedding; especially with Fred’s Kenyan (Africa) background. I so admired Fred and his family. Leaving Kenya and coming to the USA to live and to work had a lot of challenges; not one challenge that Fred nor his family would not overcome. What a story, what a family! <3
We wanted everyone to have a good time. We added spices and flavors to the food, made sure the music was familiar to the guests and fantastic, plus provided a great venue for all those travelling out-of-state and out of county. Our guests loved every minute. The DJ played many unfamiliar tunes to us, but really familiar to our guests. It was fun to hear and feel the beat of the drums as the DJ called out the music that everyone loved to dance to and enjoy- a great prescription. The late night dessert bar was pink and perfect as well. Tiny bites of pastries and cups of fluff lured guests to enjoy one more moment of this grand and unforgettable day.
We are so happy for Yelena and Fred. They made us so very proud of them and we hope we made them so very happy!
Coordination and Design: Kim King Smith Events
Venue: Marriott North http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-rooms/indno-indianapolis-marriott-north/
Stationery: Kim King Smith Events/Carlson Craft
Rain on your wedding day is considered a gift of fortune. Our Bloomington Indiana outdoor wedding marked fortune at the historic Sarkes Tarzan Estate, Deer Park. Sarkes Tarzan, an Armenian immigrant, owned and founded WTTV Channel 4 in Indianapolis plus manufactured and developed the FM broadcast thus making it popular. His estate is a landmark of rolling hillside, deer and gorgeous gardens- wonderful for a wedding!
Chicago residents, Lindsay and Joe, wanted to come “home” Indiana University, to celebrate their much anticipated wedding. Deer Park Manor was the choice for their outdoor wedding. Outdoor weddings are always sunny and mild, right? Nowhere had wedding plans been made for rain.
Their wedding day at the historic park like setting began sunny and warm until minutes before the guests began to arrive.
With the guests, came showers of rain and some would claim fortune. Old wive’s tales claim that rain on your wedding day symbolizes blessings and fortune in your married life together. At the momen,t our fortune was having enough umbrellas to protect guests as they scurried to their seats for the processional. Hopes were high and smiles remained bright. A wedding was going to take place; and it couldn’t happen to anyone nicer.
Ivory rose petals tossed on the grassy aisle now filled their tiny cups with raindrops as guests popped umbrellas and sat near the huge
sprawling branched maple, our altar site. Nothing could have been sunnier than when our bride, Lindsay, walked
down the aisle with her father to the beaming groom, Joe. We will never forget the violinists playing their classical selections under the protection of several men with umbrellas and a mirage of rain coats. The honorable John Gregg was the officiate and possibly next governor of Indiana.
After the ceremony, guests scurried into Deer Park’s atrium for cocktails and hors d oeuvres, while the couple posed for pictures amongst the rolling hills and gently blowing grasses of the estate, guests enjoyed the ambiance of this once former indoor pool room, now a special gathering area for event guests.
Soon our Chicago based band, Josh and the Empty Pockets, lured guests into the tented reception site for dinner and dancing. Guests tables were creations of crisp white linens, gilded chivari chairs and soft pink flora all displayed in multitudes
of crystal vases, domes and bowls amongst mercury glassed votives which gave a warm glow to the evening affair. The
tent captured more elegance with floral chandeliers of satin ribbon, orchids, hydrangea and roses that hung from the tent’s center; a stunning focal accent. The couple’s Wish Tree, a creation our floral designer made, with its multitude of golden branches, offered guests the opportunity to author personal handwritten wishes for blessings and fortune to the couple.
As the evening ended the showers stopped too. Nothing remained but a deep navy sky and the hand fulls of scattered starlight showering our couple and the gorgeous glow of the venue.
Thank you to:
Coordination: Kim King Smith Events www.kimkingsmithevents.com
Floral: Jim Sims,Kim King Smith Events Floral Divisions www.kimkingsmithevents.com
Venue: Deer Park www.deerparkevents.com
Photography: Wendi Chitwood, Inbloom Photo, www.inbloomphoto.com
Video: Smashed Productions www.smashedproductions.net
Catering: Carla’s Catering carlascateringandcreations.com/index.asp
Bar: Big Red Liquor www.bigredliquors.com
Band: Josh and the Empty Pockets www.joshandtheemptypockets.com
Violinists: IU School of Music www.music.indiana.edu/
Tent and Rentals: Perfect Parties www.perfectparties-events.com
Chairs and Linens: AClassic Party Rentals www.aclassicpartyrental.com
Stationery: Lemonseed and Co www.lemonseedandco.com
Gourmet Chocolates: Nate’s Candy Jar www.natescandyjar.com
Tents and Rentals: Perfect Parties www.perfectparties-events.com
Another popular trend you should sport when the leaves begin to change color is blush. By all means, do not overdo it when you’re applying blush, but do make sure you add enough color that it definitely shows. We love the look that soft peach tones and light pink blushes can give your soft cheeks the perfect amount of radiance. These colors are neutrals so will blend perfectly with any makeup or wardrobe palette.
If you don’t like blush, try adding a rosy bronzer to get the fall glow.
InStyle’s little beauty tip? Lightly apply a pink lipstick to the apple of your cheeks and blend it in toward your jaw line – we agree! It might seem a tad bit strange to put your lipstick on your face, but it won’t wear off throughout the day and you won’t stop looking fabulous.
Thank you InStyle magazine for these spectacular tips and images.