Ioulia and Noah met in Bolivia and since then have followed one another around the world, going to Thailand and various other places and then living in Guatemala. They are adventurous, creative, and absolute dream clients with contagious smiles and wonderful stories.
Their wedding was a true reflection of their personalities with unique and personalized touches contributed by their family and friends as well as themselves. Ioulia designed her bridal dress herself with Guatemalan influence from their two years of time spent there together. Can you say “Fashion Guru”? Cuz we just did. The Chuppah in their ceremony was made of local Georgia Birch, the bride’s favorite tree, and foraged and made by the groom and a friend. Their rings were designed by a friend and have etchings of each others palm love lines. (Can you get any sweeter?!) The cake was made by the brides mom and the Biscotti party favors by the grooms mom. And all of it was so incredibly stylish that you’ll be swooning for ages!
Their personalities didn’t only shine in the DIY touches, though; their ceremony was full of personality too. Rambunctious laughter rolled off the walls when Noah used his saliva to get their wedding bands on easier. After the saliva debacle, Ioulia participated in a ceremony that traditionally only the groom does, the breaking of the glass. They decided to both break glass as a symbol of moving forward together in the modern world and her blue shoes were perfect for the job!
In honor of their travels together and Noah’s love of Where’s Waldo from a young age, find Waldo and you’ll find the ring. 😉
Venue: Terminus 330 Event Space
Cinematography: Squid Wed
Florist: Lily of the Valley
Bridal Gown: Designed by Bride, reminiscent of their time in Guatemala together.
Cake: Bride’s Mom
Party Favor: Groom’s Mom