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A Modern Backyard Wedding in Atherton, CA

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Melissa & George in Atherton, CA
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Melissa carried open white peonies with accents of viburnum and lilies of the valley.
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Simple billy balls coordinated with the guys' chevron ties.
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The girls held single yellow peony blooms.
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Melissa's cousin's two daughters carried white pomanders hung from navy ribbons.
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Navy ribbons softened the rectangular programs.
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A lush entrance arrangement adorned the doors to the same church where Melissa's parents were married 33 years earlier.
The Church of the Nativity
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Crisp white linens (with custom blue chevron runners) were just enough for the outdoor setting.
Hartmann Studios
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A collection of vases and loosely arranged flowers brought a vintage twist to the more contemporary chevron table runners.
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The couple commissioned a fun cake to play up their shared hobby of visiting Waffle House locations across the country!
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Melissa & George in Atherton, CA

The Bride Melissa Cattaneo, 30, owner of Hip Pops, a popsicle company in Georgia The Groom George Fontaine, 30, marketing and A&R director at New West Records in Georgia The Date May 28 Working with a clean white base palette and pops of navy and yellow in the details, Melissa and George strove for a “gorgeous backyard party with a modern aesthetic.” Also, a running theme of chevron—from the guys’ ties to the reception table linens—gave the overall design a cohesive feel.
- Susan Waits
Their Ingredients
  • The Church of the Nativity
  • Hartmann Studios
  • Studio Cake

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