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Kate & Jake: A Traditional Wedding in Dallas, TX

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Each of the seven bridesmaids chose her own long, toffee-colored gown by Jim Hjelm -- a perfect way to let your maids feel and look good on your big day while still having a unified look.
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Satin ribbon tied together gold card stock with a Florentine design and ivory vellum. The best part? The small-sized programs fit easily in pockets and purses!
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Right before the couple was announced as husband and wife, one of Kate's bridesmaids sang "O Perfect Love," by Joseph Barnby, sung by one of the bridesmaids. The song was also sung at Kate's parents' and grandparents' ceremonies.
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Simple clusters of roses with dangling ribbons hung from each pew, but the two altar arrangements of roses and hydrangeas in silver urns stole the show.
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The couple got married in the same church Kate's parents exchanged vows 32 years earlier. Wreaths of roses and hydrangeas adorned with a matching peach ribbon hung from the church doors.
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Lighting that washed the walls in colors that changed throughout the reception transformed the formal ballroom at the Ritz-Carlton in Dallas into a bright, glowing space.
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Tall twigs and flowing berries accented short, square centerpieces of hydrangeas, roses and amaryllis, while cylinder vases filled with larger arrangements of the same blooms added height to alternating tables. Strands of crystal hung from the tallest twigs on the more elaborate arrangements, adding detail close to the table—not just on top!
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A crystal "K" topped the multi-layered, Italian cream cake decorated with an ivory Florentine design.
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Guest took home cheese pastries from Kate's favorite Dallas bakery packaged in bronze boxes, tied with ivory ribbon and decorated with a tag matching the save-the-dates and escort cards.

Kate & Jake in Dallas, TX

Kate got more than she bargained for when she bought a silky terrier puppy shortly after moving from Dallas to Seattle. The couple she bought the dog from thought she'd be perfect for their son, Jake, who had just returned to Seattle after spending five years in the Marine Corps. The Bride Kate Piacenti, 27, executive compensation associate The Groom Jake King, 27, sales associate The Date August 9 Being new the city, Kate was glad to hang out with Jake, and they immediately felt a connection. Even though they fell in love in Seattle, Kate couldn't imagine getting married anywhere but her home state of Texas. So when Jake proposed on Thanksgiving after Kate prepared a meal for the two of them in her apartment, a Dallas wedding was soon in the works.
- Caitlin Moscatello
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