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Backyard Bash - Amanda & Brett
March 22, 2014

Orlando, FL. Amanda is the kind of girl that loves nature, and Brett is the kind of guy that loves sports, but when they met while working a summer job in South Carolina, they quickly realized there was nothing they loved more than each other. When it came time to plan their wedding, Amanda couldn't imagine having any other place than her parents' backyard. She hired Anna Christine Events to design a casually elegant event with a farmer's market feel and lots of personal touches. For the ceremony, Brett and Amanda married under a canopy of trees with two rustic ladders covered in flowers and succulents accenting the head of their aisle. For the reception, a large escort card display with individual seed packets let guests know where they were sitting. Tables were decorated with colorful florals in bottles and birdcages by Flowers By Lesley, along with small containers of strawberries for each guest with tags that said, "Thank you berry much!" Serving a vegan meal everyone would enjoy was very important to Amanda and Brett, so Arthur's Catering created food stations, each with food styles from different countries. And when guests read the beautiful placement menus by Dogwood Blossom Stationery, they were excited to plan their trip to each place and try something new! Amanda and Brett also had a dessert tent that featured cakes, pies and cookies made by the family, friends and local bakers. At the end of the night, the couple said goodbye under a shower of confetti, surrounded by their family and friends. Amanda said the day was more beautiful than she ever thought it would be and she wished the night would never end. [slideshow_deploy id='1698'] Event Professionals: Ceremony Venue: Beeman Park Reception Venue: Private home Planner: Anna Christine Events Caterer: Arthur's Catering Photography: Sarah Bray Photography Videography: Key Moment Films Chair Rental: A Chair Affair Invitations and Papergoods: Dogwood Blossom Stationery & Invitation Studio Linens: Over the Top Cake: BabyCakes NYC Flowers: Flowers By Lesley Hair and Makeup: M3 Makeup Photobooth: Click! Photobooth Musicians: Paint It Black by Beautiful Music Tent Rental: Rentaland Transportation: Sweetwater Limo Restroom Trailers: Royal Restrooms Valet: VIP Services of Orlando