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Kate & Paul: A Modern Wedding in Plymouth, MI

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The Catholic ceremony in the chapel at St. John’s Golf and & Conference Center in Plymouth followed the couple’s family traditions but was also spontaneous and fresh. “Our vows were made up on the spot,” Kate says. “They were very pure and heartfelt, absolutely in the moment.” There was only one minor glitch, which was handled with aplomb. “During  ...
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The reception area at St. John’s featured elaborate woodwork, Victorian lamps, and a grotto overlooking the dance floor that served as a martini bar for guests. Kate and Paul transformed the main room with dramatic table arrangements of green and orange orchids in square glass vases.
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A three-tiered square cake was decorated in orange, green, and red fondant flowers with pink ribbons of icing. Inside, a carrot cake that was filled with pineapple, dried raisins, and cherries, and finished with cream cheese frosting satisfied everyone’s sweet tooth.
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After the ceremony, Kate, Paul, and the wedding party took photos while the guests moved downstairs to the reception for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Kate & Paul in Plymouth, MI

An unconventional couple deserves an unconventional wedding -- and Kate Silvio and Paul Martus got just that. The two artists came to know each other in ceramics and foundry classes at The College for Creative Studies in Detroit, and were friends for several years before getting serious. The Bride Kate Silvio, 29, sculptor and metal instructor The Groom Paul Martus, 29, furniture designer and teacher The Date September 9 Their wedding was planned during Kate’s first year of graduate work for her Masters in Fine Arts at the Cranbrook Academy of Art. “We didn’t want it to look like a ‘normal’ wedding,” Kate says. So to pull off a gorgeous, “modernist” affair for about 265 guests -- while still leaving Kate plenty of time to work on getting her degree -- the couple enlisted the help of their families, as well as friends Craig Darr and Kathleen Loesch, two Michigan-based event planners. “They were absolutely amazing, and I was very thankful to have their help.”
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