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Nick + Taylor | Black Tie + Blush wedding at the Casa Marina | Jax Beach


When I think about Nick + Taylor, their sweet personalities, getting to know them at their engagement session, and now reliving their BEAUTIFUL wedding day.. all I can do is smile. These two are absolutely perfect for each other, they are some of the most kind people that you will ever meet. I don’t think that we were even 5 minutes into their engagement session that I thought to myself “Man, these two are something special!” The way that I would describe them is easy-going but not because they don’t care but because they live life in pure joy and they don’t take moments for granted. They understand that life is made up of a lot of little tiny moments and they choose to smile in every one of them. On their wedding day, they let the day unfold how it was supposed to and can I just say that it was absolutely PERFECT?! From the outside looking in, all they cared about was being in every moment and at the end of the day being married to their best friend. I hope you guys enjoy this look into their “Best Day Ever”!

From Francesca with The Eventful Gals: When Taylor first contacted me last June, there was a connection right away. She was excited to plan her wedding, she had some of the big pieces completed like her venue, photographer and DJ but the rest was missing. Trying to figure out how to bring elegance and design her venue to her color palette, it was daunting for her and her mother. Who are two of the sweetest women on the face of the planet. They completely trusted me with pointing and guiding them in the direction of the rest of their vendors that fit their needs and wants, and they executed their wedding vision perfectly. I don’t think Casa Marina has ever looked so good. I mean did you guys see that floral entrance?! At the end of the day there isn’t a more deserving Bride for a perfect day quite like the new Mrs. Tyson. And watching the way that Nick compliments her, their attitudes, their smiles and their graciousness was a beautiful thing to witness. TEG was honored to be a part of it!

A special thanks to this Dream Team of vendors that made Nick + Taylors day perfection!

Venue: Casa Marina Hotel & Restaurant
Planner: The Eventful Gals
Photographer: Mandee Matthews: Lifestyle + Wedding Photographer
Stationary: Heather O’Brien Design
Florals: Marble + Pine
Hair: Blush and mane
Make-Up: Lia Croke
DJ: Generation Y Entertainment
Wedding gown: One Fine Day Bridal Salon
Sweets: Crème de la Cocoa
Rentals: Luxe Party Rentals








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