A Classic Modern Wedding at The Terrace On Grand in Kansas City, Missouri

Bold patterns and clean lines gave Emily and Preston's wedding a modern aesthetic, with classic undertones.

Bold patterns and clean lines gave Emily and Preston's wedding a modern aesthetic, with classic undertones.

In lieu of menu cards, the couple chose to showcase their family-style dinner menu on a chalkboard.
The couple exited their ceremony as guests enthusiastically waved ribbon wands.
The cake mimicked the reception decor: navy chevron on white fondant with sugar succulents.
Emily wanted to incorporate succulents and live plants with the centerpiece arrangements so they could plant them after the wedding. I believe wedding flowers never have to die and it’s a great memory to have growing in our house, Emily says.
Emily wore a bold pair of striped peep-toe heels.
The unique centerpieces featured a mini-terrarium of orchids and succulents in tall glass cylinders, all topped with moss-covered lampshades.
Emily's La Sposa gown gave her a stylish, timeless look.
The boutonnieres was a combination of white flowers and succulents.
The large card stand that displayed the escort cards also featured vintage book cover pockets for guests to leave messages for the couple.
The flower girls wore fluffy white dresses accented with a navy ribbon.
The couple wanted to serve a variety of desserts to their guests. In addition to a cutting cake, the dessert table featured pies, tartlets and cupcakes.
The gift tag escort tags were accented with a striped design along the top and bottom.
The bridal bouquet was a mix of bright white flowers accented by clean, natural succulents.
The groomsmen wore gray suits accented by navy bow ties.
I was really interested in making sure the invitations encompassed our style while also setting the tone for the day -– casual, a spin on traditional and not too stuffy, Emily says of their modern-inspired invitation suite.
Large moss-covered Initials hung outside the church doors.
An ampersand, hung with a striped ribbon, connected the chairs where Emily and Preston sat during the reception.
The centerpieces were a mix of white flowers and greenery that sat atop fun chevron runners.