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A Backyard Wedding in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

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Jennifer & Emmanuel in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
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Jennifer decided to make these feather bouquets for her bridesmaids in teal, purple and magenta.
The bride/ jujubee455, Etsy.com
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Jennifer found these shoes with a rhinestone brooch at the toe on eBay.com.
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A birdcage veil finished Jennifer’s vintage look.
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Each bridesmaid wore a teal dress in the style of her choice, while the flower girl (Emmanuel’s daughter) stood out in a fuchsia frock.
Alfred Angelo, Konja’s Bridal, Berkley, MI
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Jennifer and Emmanuel got married in a traditional Catholic ceremony.
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Instead of individual escort cards, the couple opted for a poster seating chart.
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Burnt-orange, gold and teal linens were draped from the ceiling, and lanterns hung from the tent and the surrounding trees.
The bride’s mother’s home, Grosse Pointe Shores, MI
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To distinguish their seats from the others, Jennifer and Emmanuel added “Mr.” and “Mrs.” signs to the backs of their chairs.
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Jennifer designed all of the stationery herself, including these Moroccan-inspired table number cards.
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Peacock feathers emerged from “Eiffel Tower” vases.
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Gold chargers and coral napkins popped against the deep-blue linens.
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The couple hung Moroccan-inspired decor items, like this colored-glass star, from the trees in the backyard.
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Playing off all the peacock feathers, the couple’s custom-made cake topper was a pair of the birds. The cake itself was purple with henna-inspired designs.
Pronto!, Royal Oak

Jennifer & Emmanuel in Grosse Pointe Shores, MI

The Bride Jennifer Ballew, 28, executive assistant to the chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration in Arlington, VA The Groom Emmanuel Cherry, 35, an instructional aide, Washington, DC, Public Schools The Date June 19 Jennifer and Emmanuel went with a Moroccan theme for their backyard tented wedding.
- Jaimie Dalessio
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