Vibrant Real Wedding with Traditional Chinese Details

Brianna Kozlarek / Thursday July 12, 2018

Today’s gorgeous southern wedding features the most beautiful details, vibrant colors, a gorgeous view, and an incredible couple! We’re loving the rose petal ceremony trend that’s been popping up everywhere, and wait until you see this CAKE.  “There are so many details about our wedding that we loved!” said bride Emily. “We wanted the style to be classic, timeless, and romantic at the country club.  The overall color was a nod to my Chinese culture. The red and gold were chosen with inspiration from my Chinese heritage and the combination really popped when my favorite color pink was added to the mix. We even extended the red and gold to the stationary where we had red envelopes with gold calligraphy and the invitations themselves were red with a gold pressed seal. We also wanted to incorporate the Double Happiness symbol, red silk fans for guests during the ceremony out on the golf course, and red Chinese lanterns in the entry hall to help welcome guests to the reception.”



The Ceremony

“Another detail I envisioned was the carpet of rose pedals down the aisle that led to the wedding arbor. The view from the country club of the mountains was beautiful and it was amazing to have that as our backdrop when exchanging vows while framed by the beautiful arbor. To really complete the look and bring it all together, it was covered by beautiful draperies and flowers. We wanted draperies throughout the club house as well. It gave such a romantic feel that we love!”

The Reception

“One of the most important details we had while planning was making sure we had a beautiful hanging cake. The entire look and feel of the reception was all centered on the cake, along with beautiful red draperies, flowers that accented it, and matching uplighting. One of the many things we splurged on were the flowers, as well as our honeymoon in Italy.”


Photography: Eric & Jamie Photography | Ceremony Venue: Vestavia Country Club | Reception Venue: Vestavia Country Club | Event Planning: Becky’s Brides | Floral: HotHouse Design Studio | Stationery: Empress Stationery | Videography: 65 South Productions | Wedding Cake: Magic Muffins | Rentals: PropHouse Birmingham | Linens: Decor to Adore | Hair: RawwBeauty | Makeup: RawwBeauty | DJ: WellDunn Entertainment | Calligraphy: Deb Warnat | Accommodations: Birmingham Ross Bridge | Wedding Dress: Diane’s Formal Affair | Alterations: Hollow to Hem | Vintage Car: Coat’s Classic Cars | Wedding Dress: Diane’s Formal Affair | Groom’s Attire: Mr. Burch Formal Wear | Bride’s Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Bridesmaid Dresses: David’s Bridal | Veil: David’s Bridal | Headpiece: David’s Bridal | Perfume: Coco Chanel | Submitted via: Matchology