Thursday, January 6, 2011

Marvimon Wedding: Erin and Jeff

Jeff and Erin introduced me to Skype the day that I received an inquiry from them. They are Americans living in Australia who were planning a wedding in Los Angeles. I created a Skype account and they hired me. God bless technology!
 
They infused their humor and their personality into every part of their wedding. From the production of their EPIC and famous save-the-date video, to the bilingual invitation hand painted by Erin's mom, to the fusion menu chosen to reflect their Chinese/Vietnamese and Greek heritage, to the to die for Claire Pettibone wedding gown, the funky venue of Marvimonhouse, the English/Vietnamese wedding ceremony complete with a tea ceremony, to the kung-fu movie played on the screen as Jeff's parents danced a Paso Doble then transitioned into a Greek social dance, I have to say, this wedding was truly epic.








Erin and Jeff's wedding was also featured on Junebug Weddings yesterday! To read more about their day, visit the Junebug BLOG

The Team who made it happen:
Photographer: The Youngrens
Event Planner: Amber Gustafson of Amber Events  (thanks to my assistants Sacha & Nira)
Ceremony and Reception Venue: Marvimon
Officiant: friend of groom
Invitation Designer: Graphic design done by bride and groom; watercolor artwork done by Louisa Martin (the bride’s mother), paper products ordered from www.cardsandpockets.com
Catering: Thank Goodness It's Sofia Gourmet Catering
Florist: Peony & Plum Floral Design
Cake: A Sweet Design
Wedding dress: “Madame Butterfly” 2010 collection by Claire Pettibone
Bridal accessories: Christian Louboutin, hair accessory from Design Visage
Bridesmaid’s apparel and accessories: dress by “ABS” from Neiman Marcus
Groom and groomsmen apparel and accessories: design and tailoring by Wilson Mui (the Best Man)
Hair and make-up: Design Visage
DJ: Dash Entertainment
Transportation: Tact Event Management
Dance instruction: Arthur Murray
Favors: Koufeta (A Greek tradition, sugar-coated almonds, made by mother of the bride)

And for those of who you don't remember Erin & Jeff's EPIC Save-the-Date video, enjoy!

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