A Wedding Story: Natalie and Chris

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Natalie and Chris looking glamorous outside Grand Central Station

As a native New Yorker, I love it when couples use New York  landmarks as the backdrop for their wedding photos. Natalie and Chris tied the knot on September 18th at the Grand Hyatt right by Grand Central, the biggest train station in the world. They took advantage of this historic site and used it as the perfect setting for their photo shoot.  In the midst of the traffic and the crowds, they were engulfed in their romance and focused only on each other.

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In the middle of Grand Central Station

Not only was the décor amazing with a beautiful combination of flowers, candles and crystals but the colors were bright and added a lot of character to their wedding.  They used green and white Hydrangeas with Yellow Roses along with silver candle holders and crystals, giving the displays a very radiant look.  Queens Garden Florists created the fabulous décor (http://www.qgfinc.com).

These floral centerpieces added something sophisticated and delicate to their decor
These floral centerpieces added something sophisticated and delicate to their decor

To add a little more bling to the head table, Natalie & Chris had matching champagne glasses (by Baccarat Crystals http://www.baccarat.com ) with two hearts shadowing each other and sparkling stones covering the outside.

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The creative detail on these glasses are breathtaking

The details of the cake design also reflected the décor.  Natalie and Chris used one of my favorite cake makers, Jason Ellis from Cakes by Jay Inc. (http://jayscakecouture.com/).  Edible yellow roses with green leaves looked beyond real.  For a little personalization, a customized sugar monogram was affixed to the front of the cake. Since it is not all about the bride (or at least we let them think that…), the groom decided on having his own cake that reflected his love of baseball.

Left: The groom's baseball cake  Right: Check out the amazing monogram on their beautiful wedding cake!
Left: The groom's baseball cake Right: Check out the amazing monogram on their beautiful wedding cake!

Whatever city you live in, a skyline or historical landmark can make your wedding pictures that much more magical.

All Photos courtesy of Creative Compositions (www.creativecompositions.com)